I've been searching around the web for a YA historical fiction challenge and I think there is none. So, I'm thinking of hosting it, hoping readers will embrace this awesome genre within YA that is full of outstanding books and many upcoming releases. If people really start to sign up, I will have exclusive giveaways for participants during the year. Lets see how it goes and I will post again with updates. Share the word! (feel free to grab the image as button)
Historical fiction: tells a story that is set in the past. That setting is usually real and drawn from history, and often contains actual historical persons, but the principal characters tend to be fictional. Writers of stories in this genre, while penning fiction, attempt to capture the spirit, manners, and social conditions of the persons or time(s) presented in the story, with due attention paid to period detail and fidelity. (Wikipedia)
UPDATE! Some Lists:
- New YA Historical Fiction 2011
- Teen Historical Fiction
- My Goodreads Historical Fiction shelf here!
Choose your level:
Level 1: 5 YA HF books in 2011
Level 2: 10 YA HF books in 2011
Level 3: 15 YA HF books in 2011Rules:
- All Historical Fiction books must be YA or MG
- Books don't have to be 2011 releases.
- Anyone can join. Please link to a public (web) place I can find you.
- You can join at anytime. The challenge runs from January 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011
My Level - Level 3