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Top Ten Favorite Brand New-To-Me Authors
Even though I did a lot of re-reading last year, and read quite a few books by authors I’ve read before, I still managed to read quite a few books by authors I’ve never read before. Here are my new favorite authors.
- S. Jae-Jones. I feel like I’ve been talking about Wintersong a lot lately, but I really did enjoy it, and I can’t wait to see what else she writes.
- Megan Spooner. Hunted was an unexpected surprise, but I really liked it, and now I want to read her other books.
- Mitali Perkins. Why has it taken me so long to read at least one of her books? I’m glad I did, though, because she is amazing!
- Margaret Atwood. I read The Handmaid’s Tale for the first time last year, but now I’m scared to read her other books, because what if I don’t like them and they don’t live up to this one? I’m also open to suggestions on which of her books I should read next.
- Benjamin Alire Saenz. I’m terrified to read Aristotle and Dante Discover TOmarhe Universe for the same reason I’m terrified to read Margaret Atwood’s other books. But I will read it eventually. I hope.
- Angie Thomas. I loved The Hate U Give, and I can’t wait to see what else Angie Thomas comes up with.
- Colson Whitehead. I really liked The Underground Railroad, but I’m hesitant to give his other books a try because I couldn’t get into Zone One. But at least I liked The Underground Railroad.
- Stephanie Garber. I’m glad I read Caraval, and I liked enough to consider Garber one of my new favorite authors.
- Karumi Riazi. I thought The Gauntlet was a great book, especially if you liked Jumanji. I am curious to see what other cool books she writes.
- Omar El Akkad. I didn’t love American War, but I did like it enough to read whatever else he writes.
8 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: My 10 Favorite New Authors I Read In 2017”
Stephanie Garber is the only one of these authors I’ve read, but I’m planning on reading S.Jae Jones’ Wintersong this year!
My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2018/01/02/top-ten-tuesday-140/
I would love to try Megan Spooner and Stephanie Garber. I see their books ALL over the place. It’s time to give them a try ❤ Great list!
I agree about Margaret Atwood. I am so glad that I read The Handmaid’s Tale but I am not sure that I will read others by her. I’m planning to just be super impressed by her with that book! I hope 2018 is a great reading you for you!
I read The Blind Assassin as my second-ever Atwood (I’d only previously read Handmaid) this year and LOVED it
I also included The Hate U Give on my list as well, it’s such a fantastic book! I also need to read Caraval and Hunted so glad you enjoyed them! 🙂
The Handmaid’s Tale is one of my favorite books ever! Margaret Atwood’s other books are hit-or-miss with me.
I’m hoping to get to Margaret Atwood’s work this year. I’ve heard so much about her!
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