Sunday, January 16, 2011

Aussie YA Challenge 2011 Sign- Up Post

I swore that I was going to only enter the 2011 Debut Challenge and then I entered the Book Bucket List Challenge and now I signing up for the 2011 Aussie YA Challenge. I guess it's only right that I enter this since, I am Aussie :P 

" Australian participants - Read at least 12 young adult books by Australian authors from 1st January, 2011 to 31st December, 2011.

International participants - Read at least 6 young adult books by Australian authors from 1st January, 2011 to 31st December, 2011.

They can be old or new titles, however no re-reads.

It is open to everyone. You don’t have to be a blogger but you MUST POST A REVIEW. Reviews can be posted anywhere - Blogs, Goodreads, Shelfari or non-bloggers can even do a guest post on a blog like mine.

You can join anytime. The challenge runs from 1st January 2011 to 31st December, 2011.

There will be prizes throughout the year and guest posts and interviews from some awesome Aussie authors. "
My list includes -

Bold - All the ones I own

Tomorrow When the War Begian by John Marsden
Good Oil by Laura Buzo
Raw Blue by Kirsty Eagar
Saltwater Vampire by Kirsty Eagar
Embrace by Jessica Shirvington
Six Impossible Things by Fiona Wood
Swerve by Phillip Gwynne
Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley
Beatles Meets Destiny by Gabrielle Williams
Mercy by Rebecca Lim
Little Paradise by Gabrielle Wang
Everything Beautiful by Simmone Howell

My fellow readers, I strongly encourage to join this challenge! Believe or not, Aussie YA fiction is actually really good! Sure, the US has some good stuff ( okay fantasic stuff) but we're not bad either! Aussie pride, we're educatd people, we don't all live in the outback ;)

I read some amazing stuff like The Book Thief, A Little Wanting Song and Finnikin of the Rock!

Now go and join and support AUSSIES!!!!!

Badass Bookie xx


  1. Thanks for signing up! Love your picks and can't wait to read your reviews :)

  2. I don't live in the outback but I ride a kangaroo to school. :P (I'm joking)

    Aussie pride! :D

  3. loving the new blog look!

    you've picked some awesome reads ~ lots of my faves :)