TTT- Favourite New to Me Authors 2017

TopTen Tuesday (1)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme that was created over at The Broke and the Bookish! I discovered so many new authors in 2017 so I was excited to see that this is this week’s topic!

Pierce Brown

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I read and loved Red Rising this year.  I am hoping to finish the series in 2018! I went in to the book expecting it to be a run of the mill dystopian novel but I was so wrong.  Pierce Brown has a unique writing style and told a fresh story.

Sylvain Neuvel

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I have Sylvain Neuvel to thank for introducing me to Science Fiction.  He wove an interesting and captivating novel and I have a feeling I will devour everything that he writes.

Hannah Kent

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Burial Rites continues to haunt me, and I have heard amazing things about her other novel- The Good People. I am hoping to purchase that book using gift cards I received for Christmas!

Marie Lu

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I can now say that I understand the hype about Marie Lu! She is a great writer and knows how to write great characters and an action packed plot! I can not wait to finish the Legend trilogy and for the next book in the Warcross duology to be released!

Heather O’Neill

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The Lonely Hearts Hotel is one of the most beautiful books that I have ever read.  I have also heard excellent things about Heather O’Neill’s other book, Lullabies for Little Criminals.  I have read the synopsis for the majority of her novels and they all sounds excellent!

Agatha Christie

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Agatha Christie is often regarded as one of the top crime novelists, and now I completely understand why.  I thoroughly enjoyed The Murder on the Orient Express, and it was so fun trying to figure out whodunit! I want to read more of her books, starting with And Then There Were None!

Robin Benway

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I can not believe that I just discovered Robin Benway this year! Far From the Tree is one of my favourite contemporary books ever! She knows how to write characters that the readers care about. I am hoping to read Emmy & Oliver soon!

Fredrik Backman

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Fredrik Backman is a genius! A Man Called Ove is one of my top five favourite books of all time! I have high hopes for all of his other novels as well.  I plan on reading Britt Marie Was Here in January.

Jandy Nelson

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Jandy Nelson has a way with words.  I’ll Give You the Sun is my favourite YA novel.  Her characters are realistic and it is impossible not to become invested in their lives.  I can not wait to read The Sky is Everywhere in 2018!

Neil Gaiman

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Can you believe that it has taken me this long to read a Neil Gaiman novel? The Ocean at the End of the Year was so wonderfully weird! I can not wait to read more of his books.  I have had American Gods sitting on my shelves for years and 2018 is the year that I finally read it!

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Have you read any books my favourite new authors? I would love to know what books of theirs you enjoyed and what I should read next!

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27 thoughts on “TTT- Favourite New to Me Authors 2017

  1. I love Jandy Nelson as well! I’ll Give You The Sun is one of my all time favourites ❤
    Haven't read anything by Pierce Brown or Marie Lu but I've heard great things about both. And Agatha Christie is just fantastic 😀

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  2. Marie Lu is definitely the best! 🙂 I haven’t read a Sylvain novel yet but they look really good so maybe I’ll have to check them out.

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  3. I really need to read Red Rising! It’s been sitting on my kindle for so long though, I keep forgetting about it. I’ve recently bought Far From The Tree, so I’m looking forward to reading that. Great list!

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  4. THERE ARE SO MANY GREAT AUTHORS ON THIS LIST!!!!
    I love Pierce Brown and I’m so excited for the next book in his Red Rising series! It’s coming out SOON!!
    Also I love Neil Gaiman to the ends of the earth and back. The man has my heart forever if you haven’t read them yet may I suggest Stardust and Good Omens (that he co-wrote with Terry Pratchett and he is the showrunner for the series that will be coming out this year…? I think? IDK they’re filming it now and I’m SO EXCITED ABOUT IT I COULD CRY.)
    Also! IDK if you’re into audio books at all but the Full Cast recording of American Gods is truly spectacular!

    Here are my Top Ten

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  5. I’ve read Neil Gaiman’s Graveyard book and a cute little tale he wove for Halloween one year. He’s a fantastic author. I also haven’t read any of Pierce Brown’s books yet. They come highly recommended too so I look forward to reading them this year probably.

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  6. This list is basically a list of everything I want to read! I’ve been interested about Burial Rites for a while and I’ve been seeing Sleeping Giants everywhere and everyone loves it! Thanks for the post!

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