Thursday, November 4, 2010

New Author Challenge 2010 Completed!

I was very excited to join this challenge again this year as it is one that I was able to complete last year, and luckily I did it again!  Thanks to Literary Escapism  for hosting this challenge once again.  I actually signed up to read 25 new authors, but so far I've surpassed that goal and read over 30!  I do plan to keep adding new authors that I read to this list for the remainder of the year.  If I have reviewed the book you should be able to click on the title to read my review if you are interested.  Here are the New authors I have read so far:

1. Gary Stelzer-The Cost of Dreams--Completed 1/10/2010
2. Beth Hoffman-Saving CeeCee Honeycutt--Completed 1/16/2010
3. Joshua Henkin-Matrimony--Completed 1/27/2010
4. Maureen Lindley-The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel--Completed 2/5/2010
5. Denise Austin-Denise's Daily Dozen--Completed 2/22/2010
6. Anita Amirrezvani-The Blood of Flowers--Completed 3/2/2010
7. Joshua Ferris-The Unnamed--Completed 3/14/2010
8. Todd Johnson-The Sweet By and By--Completed 3/28/2010
9. Jennifer Chiaverini-The Quilter's Apprentice--Completed 3/31/2010
10. Jennifer Weiner-Goodnight Nobody--Completed 4/13/2010
11. BJ Hoff-Where Grace Abides--Completed 4/20/2010
12. James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge-Worst Case--Completed 4/27/2010
13. Elizabeth Kostova-The Swan Thieves--Completed 5/17/2010
14. Dan Simmons-Black Hills--Completed 5/17/2010
15. Laleh Khadivi-The Age of Orphans--Completed 5/28/2010
16. Seth Grahame-Smith-Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter--Completed 6/2/2010
17. Brian Cohen-The Life O'Reilly--Completed 6/13/2010
18. Richard Morais-The Hundred-Foot Journey--Completed 6/30/2010
19. David Baldacci-Absolute Power--Completed 7/20/2010
20. Ellen Horan-31 Bond Street--Completed 7/22/2010
21. Joyce Maynard-Labor Day--Completed 7/26/2010
22. Katie Crouch-Men and Dogs--Completed 8/9/2010
23. Sherryl Woods-Home in Carolina--Completed 8/30/2010
24. Justin Kramon-Finny--Completed 9/13/2010
25. Justin Cronin-The Passage--Completed 9/19/2010
26. Margaret Atwood-The Handmaid's Tale--Completed 9/21/2010
27. Joshilyn  Jackson-Backseat Saints--Completed 9/24/2010
28. Azar Nafisi-Things I've Been Silent About--Completed 10/5/2010
29. Maria Angels Anglada-The Auschwitz Violin--Completed 10/12/2010
30. Elin Hilderbrand-The Island--Completed 10/28/2010
31. Kathleen Kent-The Heretic's Daughter--Completed 11/1/2010
32. Margaret Dilloway-How to be an American Housewife--Completed 11/8/2010
33. Larry Levin-Oogy--Completed 12/9/2010
34. Jessica Anya Blau-Drinking Closer to Home--Completed 12/11/2010
35. Holly LeCraw--The Swimming Pool--Completed 12/27/2010
36. Kristin Hannah--Comfort and Joy--Completed 12/28/2010

So those are the new authors that I discovered this year and I can't wait to join this challenge again in 2011!


Anna said...

Great job! Congrats!

bermudaonion said...

Woo hoo! Way to go!

Alyce said...

Congrats on finishing the challenge!

Michelle (Red Headed Book Child) said...

Great job!!!

Archie said...

Well done. I must be great to read so much new material by new authors with new ideas and stories.


Anonymous said...

Yay!!! This may be the only challenge I complete this year. I also read Beth Hoffman and Jennifer Weiner for the first time.