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New Author Challenge

Thursday, December 31, 2009

New Author Challenge

Another challenge! This one is hosted by Literary Escapism.

1. The challenge will run from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.

2. Since this is an author challenge, there is no restriction on choosing your novels. They can definitely be from other challenges. However, the authors must be new to you and, preferably from novels. Anthologies are a great way to try someone new, but only a third of your new authors can be from anthologies.

3. I want this to be an easy challenge, so you can pick to do either 15, 25 or 50 new authors. It all depends on how fast you read and how adventurous you want to be. For me, I’m trying another 50 new authors. If you reach your goal halfway through the year, don’t stop. Any new author you try can be added to Mr. Linky. We all want to know about your new experience.

4. After reading your new author, write your review and then come back here and add your link to Mr. Linky. Make sure you include your name and the author, but adding the title is completely up to you.

5. Bloggers or Non-Bloggers alike are welcome

I don't have a clue how many new authors I read each year, but 25 seems pretty reasonable. Are you signing up? If so, head on over to Literary Escapism.

 1. Andrew Davidson
 2. Maggie Stiefvater
 3. David Guterson
 4. Heather Webber
 5. Shannon Hale
 6. Joan Brady
 7. Gail Carriger
 8. Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
 9. Joshilyn Jackson
10. Yann Martel
11. Sarah Blake
12. Nicole Peeler
13. Malinda Lo
14. Laura Whitcomb
15. Stephanie Cowell
16. Becca Fitzpatrick
17. Elie Wiesel
18. Anne Frank
19. Neil O'Donnell
20. Patricia Briggs
21. Ron Rash
22. Jerome Peterson
23. Jason Henderson
24. Chelsea Campbell
25. Bree Despain

Completed as of May 17!

26. Michelle Moran
27. Angie Frazier
28. James Kilgo

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