Sunday, June 24, 2012

The All Male Review Challenge Coming Soon...

Ever feel like you don’t read enough young adult novels by male authors or featuring male protagonists? Then we have the reading challenge for you!
Yes, that's right, The All Male Review Challenge is back by popular demand. And this year's challenge is bigger and better than ever because we are kicking off this month long event with a giveaway hop! But there's more... Beginning on JULY 1st and running until JULY 31st, any YA book you read and review by a male author or containing a male protagonist is eligible to be entered into our Linky collection. At the end of the month, winners will be chosen for our Mega Hot Prize Packs of books! Plus, throughout the there will be special spotlights on authors who give us the best of boys in books, and each guest post will include a mini-giveaway!!!

The All Male Review Challenge Schedule:


July 2nd: Welcome/Review Link up post

July 3rd: Interview with author Katie McGarry and giveaway of Pushing the Limits hosted by The Unread Reader

July 9th: Male authors roundtable and signed books giveaway hosted by Danny of Bewitched Bookworms

July 16th: Lish McBride guest post and giveaway of Hold Me Closer, Necromancer hosted by Melissa of Books and Things

July 23rd: Interview with author Veronica Rossi and giveaway of Under the Never Sky hosted by Jenny of Supernatural Snark

July 30th: Interview with author Mike Mullin and giveaway of Ashfall hosted by Jen of In the Closet with a Bibliophile

August 3rd: Announcement of Grand Prize Winners We are still pulling together the grand prize packs, but so far...
Prize Pack 1 Partials by Dan Wells The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater Zombie Blondes by Brian James Jenna & Jonah's Fauxmance by Brendan Halpin and Emily Franklin
Prize Pack 2 Magisterium by Jeff Hirsch The Last Domino by Adam Meyer Future Imperfect by K. Ryer Breese
Prize Pack 3 Ashen Winter (Ashfall, #2) by Mike Mullin Magisterium by Jeff Hirsch Doing It by Melvin Burgess
International Prize Pack Streamline by Jennifer Lane (e-book. Thanks to Omnific Publishing) Destiny's Fire by Trisha Wolfe ( (e-book. Thanks to Omnific Publishing) Ember by Carol Oates (e-book. Thanks to Omnific Publishing) Breaking Point by Jess Bowen (e-book. Thanks to Omnific Publishing)
Are you excited? I know I am! More details are coming soon, but we wanted to give you time to get your reading list together for July. Remember, only YOUNG ADULT books featuring MALE protagonists or written by male authors will count for this challenge. Books with alternating narrators (POVs) also count as long as one of the main characters is male. And there is still time to participate in The All Male Review Giveaway Hop! Come on! Giveaway your favorite book boyfriend, you know you want to. Help us get the word out. Grab our button!


  1. Sounds like a fun challenge, lets hope as well as lots of male authors and books with male protagonists we get to hear from some male book bloggers.

  2. *squeeeeeek*

    I'm so epically excited about this. Thanks so much for being part of it, Melly! :)

  3. This is so awesome! I feel like I should shuffle some of my reviews around now so that eligible books fit within the month of July!


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