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2012 Debut Author Challenge

I decided to sign up for the 2012 Debut Author Challenge Hosted by The Story Siren


Challenge Objective
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To read & review a minimum of twelve young adult or middle grade debut novels between the dates of January 1, 2012 - January 31, 2013.*
*The 2013 extension is so that December Debuts can be read and count toward the challenge.

RULES & GUIDELINES:
You must have a Blog to post your reviews or be a member of Goodreads.
Your blog must be written in English.
Deadline to join is May 31, 2012.
BOOK GUIDELINES:
Must be a young adult or middle grade title.
Must be the author’s YA or MG debut, released in 2012.
If an author has a previous novel published for adults or children, they can still qualify for the challenge.
If an author has a previous YA or MG title, they do not qualify for the challenge.

Books To Read
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Article 5 Kristen Simmons
The Alchemy of Forever Avery Williams
Starters by Lissa Price
Everything You Need to Survive The Apocalypse by …

Pyxis by KC Neal

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This is my first book review and boy am I nervous. I won this book from a Blog Giveaway. It had previously been in my To-Read pile after seeing it on Goodreads so of course when I saw a giveaway to win a signed copy I just had to enter. Now onto the book....
Paperback: 216 pages
Publisher: StoneHouse Ink; 1 edition (December 2, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0615549012
ISBN-13: 978-0615549019

Corinne lives an average teenage life working at her dad’s cafe, hanging out with her best friend, and trying to forget a falling-out with her almost-boyfriend Mason. Things take a strange turn when she uses her late grandmother’s food dyes for a bake sale, and her customers suddenly find her irresistibly alluring. Then she discovers she and Mason are haunted by the same dreams of a dark force that consumes everything in its path.

Pursued by shadowy figures and a crazy woman with secrets from the past, Corinne must find out who her grandmother really was. In her quest to unravel her family’s his…

Welcome to my new Blog

Please bear with me while I try and get this blog up and running. I am hoping to have it up and running within the week and my first review posted shortly after that.