2010 Challenge

COMPLETE!!!

These are all the things I am going to challenge myself to read this year!

TBR Challenge –  By the end of 2010, have less than 30 YA books that I got in 2009 (started with 60) – Complete

  • 2009 YA Books Read in 2010: 22
  • Current 2009 YA TBR: 22

New To Me YA Authors – Read 30 New to Me YA Authors – Complete

  1. Michael Grant (Gone, Hunger)
  2. Mandy Hubbard (Prada & Prejudice)
  3. Heather Hepler (The Cupcake Queen)
  4. Lauren Mechling (Dream Girl)
  5. Wendy Toliver (Miss Match)
  6. Adriana Trigiani (Viola in Reel Life)
  7. Melissa de la Cruz (Blue Bloods)
  8. Nancy Krulik (Puppy Love)
  9. John Green (Looking for Alaska)
  10. Carrie Jones (Need)
  11. Patrick Ness (The Knife of Never Letting Go)
  12. Kristin Walker (A Match Made in High School)
  13. Pat Brisson (The Best and Hardest Thing)
  14. Elizabeth Eulberg (The Lonely Hearts Club)
  15. Rosalind Wiseman (Boys, Girls, and Other Hazardous Materials)
  16. Lauren Kate (Fallen)
  17. Melina Marchetta (Jellicoe Road)
  18. Rachel Hawkins (Hex Hall)
  19. Thalia Chaltas (Because I Am Furniture)
  20. Lauren Oliver (Before I Fall)
  21. Gabrielle Zevin (Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac)
  22. Laurie Faria Stolarz (Deadly Little Secret)
  23. Natalie Standiford (How to Say Goodbye in Robot)
  24. Simmone Howell (Everything Beautiful)
  25. Libba Bray (Going Bovine)
  26. C.J. Omololu (Dirty Little Secrets)
  27. Beth Fantasky (Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side)
  28. Shelena Shorts (The Pace)
  29. Pete Hautman (How to Steal a Car)
  30. Keith Gray (Ostrich Boys)
  31. Eileen Cook (Getting Revenge on Lauren Wood)
  32. Jaclyn Moriarty (The Year of Secret Assignments)
  33. Amy Kathleen Ryan (Zen & Xander Undone)
  34. Cheryl Renee Herbsman (Breathing)
  35. Heather Brewer (Eighth Grade Bites)
  36. Jenny Han (The Summer I Turned Pretty)
  37. Melissa Walker (Lovestruck Summer)
  38. Megan Frazer (Secrets of Truth and Beauty)
  39. Nina de Gramont (Every Little Thing in the World)
  40. Catherine Fisher (Incarceron)
  41. Sydney Salter (Swoon at Your Own Risk)
  42. Janette Rallison (My Fair Godmother)
  43. Lynn Weingarten (Wherever Nina Lies)
  44. Caragh M. O’Brien (Birthmarked)
  45. Sara Shepard (Pretty Little Liars)
  46. Jennifer Brown (The Hate List)
  47. Emma Carlson Berne (Hard to Get)
  48. Chelsea M. Campbell (The Rise of Renegade X)
  49. Morgan Matson (Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour)
  50. Robin Benway (Extraordinary Secrets of April, May, and June)
  51. Christina Gonzalez (The Red Umbrella)
  52. Adele Griffin (The Julian Game)
  53. Lisa Klein (Lady Macbeth’s Daughter)
  54. Varian Johnson (Saving Maddie)
  55. Kimberly Derting (The Body Finder)
  56. Keris Stainton (Della Says: OMG!)
  57. Don Calame (Swim The Fly)
  58. Eireann Corrigan (Accomplice)
  59. Stephanie Hemphill (Wicked Girls)
  60. William Nicholson (Rich and Mad)
  61. Delphine de Vigan (No and Me)
  62. Hilary Duff (Elixir)
  63. April Lindner (Jane)
  64. M.T. Anderson (Feed)
  65. Brenna Yovanoff (The Replacement)
  66. Markus Zusak (The Book Thief)
  67. Antony John (Five Flavors of Dumb)
  68. Stephanie Perkins (Anna and the French Kiss)
  69. Rebecca Stead (When You Reach Me)
  70. Steve Augarde (X-Isle)
  71. Sharon Dogar (Annexed)
  72. Neil Gaiman (The Graveyard Book)

Series Challenge – Read at least two full series – Complete

  • Incarceron by Catherine Fisher (Incarceron, Sapphique)
  • Chronicles of Vladimir Tod by Heather Brewer (Eighth Grade Bites, Ninth Grade Slays, Tenth Grade Bleeds, Eleventh Grade Burns, Twelfth Grade Kills)

Debut Author Challenge – Read 10 2010 Debut Authors – Complete

  1. Kristin Walker (A Match Made in High School)
  2. Rosalind Wiseman (Boys, Girls, and Other Hazardous Materials)
  3. Rachel Hawkins (Hex Hall)
  4. Lauren Oliver (Before I Fall)
  5. C.J. Omololu (Dirty Little Secrets)
  6. Caragh M. O’Brien (Birthmarked)
  7. Chelsea M. Campbell (The Rise of Renegade X)
  8. Morgan Matson (Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour)
  9. Christina Gonzalez (The Red Umbrella)
  10. Kimberly Derting (The Body Finder)
  11. Keris Stainton (Della Says: OMG!)
  12. Hilary Duff (Elixir)
  13. Brenna Yovanoff (The Replacement)
  14. Stephanie Perkins (Anna and the French Kiss)

Pick An Author Challenge – John Green (read all of his books this year) – Complete

  • Looking for Alaska
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson
  • An Abundance of Katherines
  • Paper Towns
  • Let It Snow

Newbery Award Winners/Honorees – Read 5 Newbery Winners or Honor Books – Complete

  1. The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg
  2. Holes by Louis Sachar
  3. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
  4. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  5. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Printz Award Winners/Honorees – Read 5 Printz Award Winners or Honor Books – Complete

  1. Looking for Alaska by John Green
  2. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
  3. Going Bovine by Libba Bray
  4. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  5. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Historical YA – Read 5 Historical YA books – Complete

  1. The Red Umbrella by Christina Gonzalez
  2. Lady Macbeth’s Daughter by Lisa Klein
  3. Wicked Girls by Stephanie Hemphill
  4. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  5. Annexed by Sharon Dogar

Younger Readers – Read 5 Age 9-12 books – Complete

  1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
  2. The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Bk 1) by Rick Riordan
  3. The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg
  4. Stormbreaker (Alex Rider, Bk 1) by Anthony Horowitz
  5. Holes by Louis Sachar
  6. When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
  7. The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

Alphabet Challenge – A book title for every letter of the alphabet. – Complete

A – Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
B – Blue Bloods by Melissa de la Cruz
C – The Cupcake Queen by Heather Hepler
D – Dream Girl by Lauren Mechling
E – Everything Beautiful by Simmone Howell
F – Fire by Kristin Cashore
G – Gone by Michael Grant
H – Hunger by Michael Grant
I – Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
J – Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
K – The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
L – Looking for Alaska by John Green
M – Miss Match by Wendy Toliver
N – Need by Carrie Jones
O – Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray
P – Prada & Prejudice by Mandy Hubbard
Q – Queen Geek Social Club by Laura Preble
R – Revelations (Blue Bloods, Bk 3) by Melissa de la Cruz
S – Safe At Home by Alyssa Milano
T – The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
U – The Unwritten Rule by Elizabeth Scott
V – Viola in Reel Life by Adriana Trigiani
W – Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
X – X-Isle by Steve Augarde
Y – The Year of Secret Assignments by Jaclyn Moriarty
Z – Zen and Xander Undone by Amy Kathleen Ryan

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