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message 1: by Tana (new)

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New Authors Challenge

Challenge yourself to read a certain amount of books by new-to-you authors

Levels:

• Curious – 1 new authors
• Fascinated – 2 new authors
• Addicted – 3 new authors
• Obsessed – 5 new authors
. Super-obsessed- 6 authors
. Off the Charts- 10 authors

Have fun and list the books and authors names that are new to you!


message 2: by Heather (last edited Aug 31, 2014 06:32PM) (new)

Heather (hersecretsmile) | 290 comments Oh I'm in! :) I'm going to try at least for super-obsessed.

1. Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge (read 08/04)
2. The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig (read 08/04)
3. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness (read 08/11)
4. Angelfall by Susan Ee (read 08/19)
5. Burn for Burn by Jenny Han (read 08/22)
6. Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine (08/29)

6/6

I finished it. Yay! :)


message 3: by Tracy (last edited Aug 23, 2014 06:52AM) (new)

Tracy | 823 comments OFF THE CHARTS
Read 6/10


1.Don't Let Go by Sharla Lovelace-read 8/3
2.Insanity by Lauren Hammond-read 8/8
3.Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell-read 8/9
4.Uninvited by Sophie Jordan-read 8/15
5.The Scribe by Elizabeth Hunter-read 8/17
6.Defy by Sara B. Larson-read 8/18


message 4: by David, Mr. Blue Eyes; He's the Best--Ain't no lie!! ;) (new)

David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 10713 comments Mod
Love this challenge, always good to find new awesome authors!


message 5: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4455 comments Excellent challenge; I'm in!

I'm aiming for at least super-obsessed.


message 6: by Kristina (last edited Sep 02, 2014 12:28PM) (new)

Kristina | 119 comments I'm shooting for Obsessed – 5 new authors (everything I am reading this month are new authors to me!

1.Dairy Queen by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
2. Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler
3. Feed by M.T. Anderson
4. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige (Read in Aug but finished 9/1)
5. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (started in Aug, but haven't quite finished)


message 7: by Leigh (last edited Aug 31, 2014 01:10PM) (new)

Leigh | 403 comments David Estes Fans and YA Book Lovers Unite!AUGUST'S Reading Challenge - NEW AUTHORS CHALLENGE!

Levels: Super-Obsessed

Completed: 6/6

1. Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo 8/5
2.Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell 8/6
3. Déjà Dead by Kathy Reichs 8/7
4. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed 8/17
5. Documentary 8/24
6. King's Throne byBianca D'Arc 8/31





Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan, #1) by Kathy Reichs Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed Documentary (Documentary, #1) by A.J. Sand King's Throne (String of Fate, #2) by Bianca D'Arc


message 8: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4455 comments I had planned to do at least super-obsessed, maybe even off the charts, but I only managed obsessed, and tomorrow is the last day of August. I know I won't read any more books by new to me authors either tonight or tomorrow, because I'm in the middle of reading some I promised to review by an author I've read before. So, here's the list of new authors I read this month, as well as the book(s) I read by them:

1. Laurel A. Rockefeller.
A New Start In The Niobrara For Mr. And Mrs. O'Malley ~ read on August 1st 2014.
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni (The Legendary Women of World History, #1) ~ read on August 5th 2014.
Catherine de Valois (The Legendary Women of World History, #2) ~ read on August 5th 2014.

2. Kevin Andrew Murphy.
Penny Dreadful ~ read on August 4th 2014.
Pathfinder Tales: The Secret of the Rose and Glove ~ read on August 9th 2014.

3. Josephine Heltemes.
Will You Call My Name ~ read on August 24th 2014.
Santa in a Shopping Cart ~ read on August 24th 2014.
The Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Guide to Revenge ~ read on August 24th 2014.

4. Alessandra Nadudvari.
Nicky and the Lost Templar (Adventures Of Nicky, #1) ~ read on August 25th 2014.

5. Michael James Ploof.
Billy Coatbutton and the Wheel of Destiny (The Sock Gnome Chronicles, #1) ~ read on August 25th 2014.


message 9: by Ashly (last edited Aug 30, 2014 06:54PM) (new)

Ashly (ashlyh) Fascinated – 2 new authors

1. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
2. Everything Leads to You by Nina Lacour

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour


message 10: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4455 comments Well done, Ashly!


message 11: by Ashly (new)

Ashly (ashlyh) Victoria wrote: "Well done, Ashly!"

thank you! well done on yours too.


message 12: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments David Estes Fans and YA Book Lovers Unite!AUGUST'S Reading Challenge - NEW AUTHORS CHALLENGE!

Levels: Super-Obsessed

Completed: 6/6

1. Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo 8/5
2.Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell 8/6
3. Déjà Dead by Kathy Reichs 8/7
4. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed 8/17
5. Documentary 8/24
6. King's Throne byBianca D'Arc 8/31





Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan, #1) by Kathy Reichs Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed Documentary (Documentary, #1) by A.J. Sand King's Throne (String of Fate, #2) by Bianca D'Arc


message 13: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Congrats Victoria and Ashly!


message 14: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4455 comments Ashly: You're very welcome, and thanks! :)

Leigh: Well done! Also, thanks! :)


message 15: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Thanks Victoria!


message 16: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4455 comments You're welcome, Leigh! :)


message 17: by David, Mr. Blue Eyes; He's the Best--Ain't no lie!! ;) (new)

David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 10713 comments Mod
Well done all!!

I managed "Fascinated" :)

1. Sanctum by Sarah Fine
2. The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch


message 18: by Leigh (new)

Leigh | 403 comments Congrats David!


message 19: by David, Mr. Blue Eyes; He's the Best--Ain't no lie!! ;) (new)

David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 10713 comments Mod
Hehe thank you!!


message 20: by Victoria (new)

Victoria Zigler (toriz) | 4455 comments Well done, David! :)


message 21: by David, Mr. Blue Eyes; He's the Best--Ain't no lie!! ;) (new)

David Estes (davidestesbooks) | 10713 comments Mod
Thanks!


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