Saturday, November 12, 2011

Me on 2012 Debut Author Challenge

Well, I've decided to participate in the Debut Authors Challenge for 2012. Yay me. :) More info can be found over at The Story Siren's 2012 Debut Author Challenge Info post. Mad props to Kristi for putting this on for the 4th year.

The rules say at least 12 books; this is more than 12. I expect I'll be adding as the year goes on. I'd love to read them all, but if I read at least 12 of them I'll be happy. :) All of these books can be found on Goodreads. I've also added the release date (or a good estimate, I apologize if any are wrong, I'll update when I can) and the publisher (instead of the imprint). Plus I've added some covers to make it look interesting. ;)

Incarnate by Jodi Meadows (January 31; HarperCollins) READ
Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood (February 7; Penguin) READ
Crewel by Gennifer Albin (October 18; Macmillan) READ
Immortal City by Scott Speer (April 3; Penguin) READ
Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock (May 8; HarperCollins) READ
Velveteen by Daniel Marks (October 9; Random House) READ
False Memory by Dan Krokos (August 14; Disney-Hyperion)
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand (August 28; S&S)
Croak by Gina Damico (March 30; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) READ
Everneath by Brodi Ashton (January 3; HarperCollins)
Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi (January 3; HarperCollins) READ
Above by Leah Bobet (April 1; Scholastic) READ
Article 5 by Kristin Simmons (January 31; Tor) READ
Struck by Jennifer Bosworth (May 3; Macmillan) READ
When the Sea is Rising Red by Cat Hellisen (February 28; Macmillan) READ
The Vicious Deep by Zoraida Cordova (May 1; Sourcebooks) READ
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (June 5; Macmillan) READ
Storm by Brigid Kemmerer (April 24; Kensington)
The Selection by Kiera Cass (April 24; HarperCollins)
Defiance by C.J. Redwine (Fall; HarperCollins)
Glitch by Heather Anastasiu (August 7; Macmillan) READ
Innocent Darkness by Suzanne Lazear (August 8; Flux) READ
What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang (September 19; HarperCollins)
Illuminate by Aimee Agresti (March 6; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) READ
Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone (October 9; Disney-Hyperion)
Touching the Surface by Kimberly Sabatini (September 4; S&S)
Skylark by Megan Spooner (Fall; Carolrhoda Lab)
Venom by Fiona Paul (October 30; Penguin)
Black City by Elizabeth Richards (Fall; Penguin) READ
Something Like Normal by Trish Doller (June 19; Bloomsbury)
Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry (April; Harlequin)
Through to You by Emily Hainsworth (November 20; HarperCollins) READ
Someone Else's Life by Katie Dale (February 14; Random House CA) READ
Way to Go by Tom Ryan (April 1; Orca Book Publishers)
Starters by Lissa Price (March 13; Random House) READ
The Girl with Borrowed Wings by Rinsai Rossetti (July 19; Penguin) READ

Wow. That's a lot of books, and it's nowhere near the amount of actual YA debuts for 2012. I hope I can read all of these, one way or another. ;) I hope I can keep from reading the ones I have until January so they count.

(Also, if you happen know which authors are Canadian, besides Kathleen Peacock and Leah Bobet, that'd be awesome. I need to read more YA written by Canadians.)


  1. I'm not sure if I'm going to join the DAC yet because I already have the BIGGEST TBR list I wanna get through. I love following others though because I can add a selection to my list. :)

  2. WOW, some amazing titles. I hadn't heard of some of these, and I have some on my list that I don't see on yours! SO many awesome books, and not enough time to read them.

    I am thinking I might join this year too!

  3. Thank you so much for including me on your list. It's still so surreal to me that people want to read my book. :) I'm looking forward to reading lots of debuts this year as well. You have a great list.

  4. Thank you so much for including me on your list! I agree with Kasie -- it's totally surreal that people want to read my book! Thanks again!