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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!


  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!

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

  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:

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

  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!

    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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