Sunday, November 22, 2009

New Authors Challenge 2010

***Challenge completed. See my wrap-up post here.***

Dates: 1 January through 31 December, 2010
Hosted by: Jackie at Literary Escapism

  • Choose 15, 25, or 50 new-to-you authors.
  • No limit on genres.
  • Anthologies are allowed; however, only a third of your choices can be from anthologies.
  • Crossovers with other challenges are allowed.
  • You don't need a blog to participate.
  • There will be a Mr. Linky for reviews.
See my original post about the challenge here.
See my wrap-up post here.
See the challenge announcement page here.

I'm committing to 15 new authors, and hope to do a little better than that.

  1. The Anthologist. Nicholson Baker [See Review]
  2. The Raphael Affair. Iain Pears [See Review]
  3. Venom. Joan Brady [See Review]
  4. Quattrocento. James McKean [See Review]
  5. People of the Book. Geraldine Brooks [Review to come]
  6. The Brontes Went to Woolworths. Rachel Ferguson [See Review]
  7. Heresy. S.J. Parris [Review to come]
  8. Before the Throne. Naguib Mahfouz [Review to come]
  9. The Swimming Pool. Holly LeCraw [See Review]
  10. An American Type. Henry Roth [See Review]
  11. A River in the Sky. Elizabeth Peters [See Review]
  12. Live To Tell. Lisa Gardner [See Review]
  13. Tinkers. Paul Harding [See Review]
  14. The Last Child. John Hart [Review to come]
  15. The Hypnotist. M.J. Rose [See Review]
  16. The Forgotten Garden. Kate Morton [See Review]
  17. The Spider Bites. Medora Sale [Review to come]
  18. The Three Weissmanns of Westport. Cathleen Schine [Review to come]
  19. The Good Psychologist. Noam Shpancer [See Review]
  20. Damaged. Alex Kava [See Review]
  21. The Egypt Game. Zilpha Keatley Snyder [See Review]
  22. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. Alan Bradley [Review to come]
  23. Think of a Number. John Verdon [Review to come]
  24. All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost. Lan Samantha Chang [See Review]
  25. The Convent. Panos Karnezis [See Review]
  26. The Inheritance. Simon Tolkien [See Review]
  27. The House Next Door. Anne Rivers Siddons [See Review]
  28. Book of Shadows. Alexandra Sokoloff [Review to come]
  29. After Claude. Iris Owens [See Review]
  30. The Vanishing of Katharina Linden. Helen Grant [Review to come]
  31. Juliet. Anne Fortier [See Review]
  32. The Weird Sisters. Eleanor Brown [See Review]
  33. The Thirty-Nine Steps. John Buchan [See Review]

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