3 April 2012

2012 Debut Author Challenge

I decided to have a crack at another reading challenge. The Debut Author Challenge is host annually by The Story Siren. Since it is my first time participating, I'm only aiming for the minimum amount of books of 12. I know it's a little weak, but we all have to start somewhere. xD




Challenge Objective:
  • To read & review a minimum of twelve young adult or middle grade debut novels between the dates of January 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013.*
  • Any advance reader copies you read from 2012 BEFORE the January 1st start date DO NOT count toward the challenge!
  • You can read twelve books in one month, or one book a month. It doesn’t matter as long as you have 12 read by the end of the year!
*The 2013 extension is so that December Debuts can be read and count toward the challenge. 


Rules and Guidelines:

  • You must have a Blog to post your reviews or be a member of Goodreads. Youtube Book Reviewers count too!
  • Your blog/video must be written in English.
  • Deadline to join is May 31, 2012

Book Guidelines:
  • Must be a young adult or middle grade title.
  • Must be the author’s YA or MG debut, released in 2012.
  • If an author has a previous novel published for adults or children, they can still qualify for the challenge.
  • If an author has a previous YA or MG title, they do not qualify for the challenge.


Books Read So Far:

  1. Embrace (The Violet Eden Chapters #1) by Jessica Shirvington
  2. Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) by Robin LaFever


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