Tuesday, December 6, 2011

New Author Challenge Completed!

I'm pleased to announce that I have this challenge officially under my belt now also!   Literary Escapism hosted this challenge again this year and I think I will definitely be looking forward to this one again next year!  I signed up to read 25 new authors this year and as you can see from the list below I have surpassed that goal!  You should be able to click on the title of the book if you are interested in reading my review:

1. Dolen Perkins-Valdez--Wench--Completed 1/6/2011
2. Chevy Stevens--Still Missing--Completed 1/12/2011
3. William Carmichael and David Lambert--The Missionary--Completed 1/14/2011
4. Nicholas Evans--The Brave--Completed 2/1/2011
5. Kathryn Magendie--Sweetie--Completed 2/6/2011
6. Eric Van Lustbader--The Bourne Objective--Completed 3/4/2011
7. Steve Martin--An Object of Beauty--Completed 3/17/2011
8. Brunonia Barry--The Map of True Places--Completed 3/23/2011
9. Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows--The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society--Completed 3/31/2011
10. Kamala Nair--The Girl in the Garden--Completed 4/24/2011
11. Cynthia Ruchti--They Almost Always Come Home--Completed 5/2/2011
12. Kate Atkinson--When Will There Be Good News--Completed 5/9/2011
13. Tom Franklin--Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter--Completed 5/23/2011
14. Alan Bradley--The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie--Completed 5/29/2011
15. Garth Stein--The Art of Racing in the Rain--Completed 5/31/2011
16. Ellen Bryson--The Transformation of Bartholomew Fortuno--Completed 6/15/11
17. Patty Friedmann--Too Jewish--Completed 6/27/11
18. Kristin Gore--Sweet Jiminy--Completed 7/2/11
19. Robert Vivian--Lamb Bright Saviors--Completed 7/25/11
20. Kathryn Stockett--The Help--Completed 8/7/11
21. Margaret Leroy--The Soldier's Wife--Completed 9/10/11
22. Sara Shepard--Everything We Ever Wanted--Completed 9/24/11
23. Ann Gabhart--Angel Sister--Completed 10/4/11
24. Tom McNeal--To Be Sung Underwater--Completed 10/7/11
25. Tom Perrotta--The Leftovers--Completed 10/31/11
26. Jeannette Walls--The Glass Castle--Completed 10/31/11
27. Walter Mosley--The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey--Completed 11/15/11
28. Emma Donaghue--Room--Completed 12/20/11
29. Glenn Beck--The Snow Angel--Completed 12/24/11
30. Duncan Jepson--All the Flowers in Shanghai--Completed 12/27/11
31. Fannie Flagg--A Redbird Christmas--Completed 12/31/11

I will keep adding to this list as I read more new authors for the remainder of the year.


bermudaonion said...

Awesome job! Congratulations!

Marce said...

Well Done, great list.

Jackie (Literary Escapism) said...

Fabulous! Did you find any new auto-buys or ones that you need to go back and find their backlist?

Serena said...

You did awesome. I completed this as well. I have a few failures though...I think I took too much on with the baby. Sorry I haven't been around the blogs lately.