2011 Debut Author Challenge participant information:
- The objective of the DAC is to read at least twelve novels from Young Adult or Middle Grade Authors. While twelve is the minimum there is no maximum limit! I encourage readers who can read more than twelve to do so!
- Anyone can join. You don't have to be a blogger, and you don't have to live in the United States.
- You do not have to have an blog written in English to participate.
- You can join at anytime. The challenge runs from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011.
- Books must be a Young Adult or Middle Grade novel.
- This must be the authors debut with a release date in 2011.
- If an author has a previous novel published under adult fiction/nonfiction or children's fiction/nonfiction, they can still qualify for the challenge if they are releasing their YA or MG debut.
- The Iron Witch - Karen Mahoney (released February 8, 2011)
- Unearthly - Cynthia Hand (released January 4, 2011)
- Timeless - Alexandra Monir (released January 11, 2011)
- Other Words for Love - Lorraine Zago Rosenthal (released January 11, 2011)
- The Water Wars - Cameron Stracher (released January 1, 2011)