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Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2017 #TopTenTuesday


This is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week, they post a new Top Ten list that one of their bloggers will answer. Everyone is welcome to join!

Today's list is:

Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2017


This one is a toughie for me, because I read 68 new-to-me authors in 2017! I will try to narrow it down.




Ruth Ware: The Woman in Cabin 10 was my First Read of 2017, and I just loved it! I loved it so much, that I also read Ware's debut, In a Dark, Dark Wood and loved it even more!


Distress Signals
by Catherine Ryan Howard

Catherine Ryan Howard: I actually loved this debut even more than Ware's The Woman in Cabin 10




Amanda Bouchet: I absolutely loved A Promise of Fire, and Breath of Fire was a great follow-up. I can't wait for the last book in the trilogy.



Ezekiel Boone: If you love horror or apocalyptic stories, I recommend that you try Boone. If you are at all squeamish about spiders (as I am), be forewarned! The Hatching and Skitter will have you brushing imaginary spiders off of you!





Jeaniene Frost: I don't know why I've waited so long to listen to the Night Huntress series! I'm loving it so far, and I recommend it if you enjoy Paranormal Romances:



Amy Engel: I loved her so much, I read her twice! If you enjoy YA dystopia with romance, pick up this duology! In my opinion, it's highly underrated. I loved it:



Gretchen McNeil: This debut, Possess, blew me away and McNeil is definitely a favourite author that I discovered in 2017. I can't wait to read more of her work!



Nick Cutter: The Troop gave me the heebie-jeebies. If you are looking for a new horror author to try, I recommend this author. I am also stoked to find a new Canadian author to enjoy.



Eliza Knight: This was an unexpectedly trashy delight! It was a time travel romance that was scintillatingly hot. I loved Behind the Plaid, even though I don't typically read this type of book. I will continue on with the series.



Laura Esquivel: This is probably the most amazing book that I read this year. Esquivel's writing is so beautiful, and I just loved Like Water for Chocolate. I'm afraid to watch the movie, for fear that it won't live up to the book!




So, who are your favourite new-to-you authors that you discovered in 2017? Please let me know in the comments, or leave me a link to your blog post if you are also participating in the meme!

6 comments:

  1. I've never read Ruth Ware either, but I will be reading The Woman In Cabin 10 with my book club next month. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed it!

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    1. I did, Kim. I hope you do, too! I actually loved In a Dark, Dark Wood even more!

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  2. Amy Engel made my TTT post this week as well. I enjoyed reading her novel, The Roanoke Girls!

    Here's my TTT post for this week: https://captivatedreader.blogspot.com/2018/01/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-new-to-me.html?showComment=1514915871093#c5665488240840941833

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    1. Oh, I will have to add that one to my Wishlist!

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  3. Awesome list. I plan on reading The Troop after not having much luck with Little Heaven - Nick still made my list. Distress Signals looks really good and I'm curious about Possess too!

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    1. Sorry to hear that Little Heaven didn't work for you. That's on my TBR as well. First, I want to read The Deep! Distress Signals was fantastic, and so was Possess!

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