2017 Debut Author Challenge

In 2017, I set three different goals for myself. First, to read 125 books overall.  Second, to complete the Modern Mrs. Darcy reading challenge.  Third, to read twelve books by debut authors.

I’m still hard at work on my goal of 125 books and I have a couple prompts left for #mmdreading, but my 2017 debut author challenge is officially complete!

The debuts I’ve read in 2017, so far, are:

You Don’t Know My Name by Kristen Orlando
Seven Days of You by Cecilia Vinesse
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde
You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner
The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera
The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash by Candace Ganger
Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman
The Big F by Maggie Ann Martin
I Hate Everyone But You by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
The Temptation of Adam by Dave Connis
27 Hours by Tristina Wright

While I’ll no longer be actively seeking out debut authors of 2017 (now I need to focus on shrinking my TBR), I’m sure I’ll be reading more.  I’m already looking forward to next year’s challenge.

Top Ten Tuesday: Unique book titles

Happy Top Ten Tuesday! Today’s theme is top ten unique book titles, and this is a theme that is very close to my heart.  For better or for worse, I’m often drawn to books with unique titles.  Sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn’t, but here are ten uniquely titled books that I’ve reviewed since starting this blog.

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👍 A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
👍 Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
👊 The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash by Candace Ganger

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👍 The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland by Rebekah Crane
👍 The Death of Bees by Lisa O’Donnell

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👊 Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
👎 The Biology of Luck by Jacob M. Appel
👎 Death, Dickinson, and the Demented Life of Frenchie Garcia by Jenny Torres Sanchez

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👍 All the Feels by Danika Stone
👎 The First Fifteen Lives of Harry Augustifteen by Claire North

What are some uniquely titled books that you’ve read?

Book queue

It’s been a busy three days when it comes to galleys!  Thinking that I’d only be approved for one or two if I was lucky, I requested a whole ton of books on Netgalley earlier this week.  Then, as I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business and trying to do the job that I actually get paid for, my phone started blowing up.  Seriously, notification after notification was rolling in and I had no idea what was going on.

I had a constant flow of emails from Netgalley, which was so unexpected!  Not only was I approved for five galleys that I’d requested, but I was invited to read Alice Hoffman’s new book!

I’m already knee-deep in The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash, so, what’s next?

What’s next in your reading queue?