January 11, 2009

New Authors Challenge

Literary Escapism is hosting the New Author Challenge. Since this fits in so nice and neat with my other goals, I decided to add this on, too. I am hopeless! Challenges are addictive!

The challenge runs through December 31, 2009 and all of the authors must be new to you. My goal is going to be 30 new authors. I will keep track of my progress here, so continue to check back for more reviews!

1. Khaled Hosseini A Thousand Splendid Suns (Jan. 2009)
2. Seymour M. Hersh The Dark Side of Camelot (Jan. 2009)
3. Louis L'Amour The Tall Stranger (Jan. 2009)
4. Beth Gutcheon The New Girls
5. Kathleen Lewis Celebrate Life: New Attitudes for Living with Chronic Illness
6. Yann Martel Life of Pi (Feb. 2009)
7. Alisa Kwitney On the Couch (Feb. 2009)
8. Zilpha Keatley Snyder The Egypt Game
9. Chris Bohjalian Midwives
10. Willa Cather My Antonia(March 2009)
11. Lynda Resnick Rubies in the Orchard: How to Uncover the Hidden Gems in Your Business (April 2009)
12. Anne Tyler Back When We Were Grownups (April 2009)
13. Pearl Cleage What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day (Apr. 2009)
14. Kathy Reichs Bare Bones (May 2009)
15. Toni Morrison Beloved (May 2009)
16. Ellen DeGeneres The Funny Thing Is...(June 2009)
17. C. Alexander and Annellen Simpkins Simple Taoism (June 2009)
18. Girls in Trucks by Katie Crouch (read May 2009, reviewed June 2009)
19. The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver (July 2009)
20. Miller, Sonia The Attraction Distraction: Why the Law of Attraction Isn't Working for You...and How to Get Results-FINALLY! (July 2009)
21. Williamson, Miryam Ehrlich The Fibromyalgia Relief Book: 213 Ideas for Improving Your Quality of Life (July 2009)
22. Bonfigli, Barbara Cafe Tempest: Adventures on a Small Greek Island (July 2009)
23. Murakami, Haruki Norwegian Wood (August 2009)
24. Prose, Francine The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired (August 2009)
25. Wagman, Fredrica The Lie (August 2009)
26. Forester, E.M. A Passage to India (August 2009)
27. Freeman, Ru A Disobedient Girl (September 2009)
28. Weiner, Eric The Geography of Bliss (September 2009)
29. Burgess, Anthony A Clockwork Orange (October 2009)
30. Abdullah, Shaila Saffron Dreams (October 2009)


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