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Are You a 2012 Debut Author?

Hello lovely 2012 Debut Author!!

I'll be hosting the 2012 Debut Author Challenge!

What is the Debut Author Challenge?

Well, book challenges have many different themes but the main goal is to set a numerical goal of books to read by the end of the year. My challenge theme is DEBUT AUTHORS! I encourage the challenge participants to read at least twelve debut novels.

Would you be interested in helping out with or participating in the Debut Author Challenge?

What authors can do:


As an incentive for challenge participants I offer "debut" themed giveaways.

In the past I've had authors donate signed books, bookmarks, posters, stickers, postcards, pins, etc.

If you'd be interested in providing items for a "debut" themed giveaway or have would like any additional information, please contact me.


Donate your book to a traveling arc and book tour for challenge participants.

If you are an author or publisher that wants to donate an ARC or a finished copy of a 2012 debut for the Traveling ARC/Book Tour please contact Lisa or Tara.

  • Lisa:
  • Tara:

In an effort to make the challenge easier on the participants, myself and a select few bloggers have been working on a list of debut titles.

You can see those lists in the Information Post, and also who to contact if your book is not listed.


The Debut Dish is an short interview feature. It's basically a way to introduce readers to you and your novel. If you'd like to participate in The Debut Dish, please fill out the form below.

You only need to answer three out of the seven questions listed in the form. If you don't have a specific release date, please list a season.

Your "dish" will be posted shortly before or after your book's release date. I will try to post all authors that submit the form but ultimately that will depend on the volume of submission.

Partials by Dan Wells (Goodreads | Amazon

A Temptation of Angels by Michelle Zink (Goodreads | Amazon

Melody Burning by Whitley Strieber (Goodreads | Amazon

Try Not to Breathe by Jennifer R. Hubbard (Goodreads | Amazon

Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood (Goodreads | Amazon

Tell Me a Secret by Holly Cupala (audiobook) (Goodreads | Amazon

On The Fringe by Courtney King Walker (Goodreads | Amazon

Kiss of Frost by Jennifer Estep (Goodreads | Amazon

The Catastrophic History of You & Me by Jess Rothenberg (Goodreads | Amazon

The Springsweet by Saundra Mitchell (Goodreads | Amazon


The Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
The Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

2012 Debut Author Challenge Information, angel, GAME, history, novel, and more:

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