Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday: New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2013


Top Ten Tuesday is weekly meme created by the lovely folks at The Broke and the Bookish. They created it because they're "particularly fond of lists" and since I also enjoy lists, I've decided to participate in this fun feature.

'Tis the time of year when everything starts compiling the best of lists! This week's Top Ten Tuesday is all about the best authors I read this year. Some authors I was totally behind the times on and others were pleasant surprises. Did you find any amazing authors this year? Links lead to my reviews.

Don't forget to check out their blog for a full list of everyone participating this week!

Gayle Forman
I just recently read Just One Day and Just One Year and can't believe I haven't read Forman's novels before! I for sure plan on reading more of hers.

Stephanie Perkins
I fell in love with Anna and Lola (and Cricket) and I cannot wait for Isla. Perkins has written an amazing series in my favourite kind of YA: contemporary.

Meredith Schorr
I've been aware of Meredith for awhile but for some reason I hadn't read her until this year. Her third novel, Blogger Girl, is one of my favourites of the year!

Rainbow Rowell
Rowell's first novel, Attachments, has been on my radar for awhile (like a couple of years awhile) but I just hadn't read it. Then this year I read both Eleanor & Park and Fangirl and loved them both (especially Fangirl!).

Kevin Kwan
Kwan is technically a debut author so he's new to pretty much everyone but he deserves to be on this list. Crazy Rich Asians was an amazing novel - another favourite of the year.

Angie Abdou
I had to read a lot of CanLit for my Project Bookmark Canada internship this year and Abdou's The Bone Cage was the first that I read. I adored it and I really want to check out the rest of her work.

Tish Cohen
I was randomly asked to review The Search Angel, Cohen's latest novel, by HarperCollins Canada and I am so glad that I was. It wasn't something I ever would have picked up on my own but I really liked it.

Veronica Roth
How did it take me so long to read Divergent? Man. I absolutely adored this series - depressing ending and all.

Katie McGarry
I sort of fell into McGarry's Pushing the Limits series and I'm so glad. It's a great, gritty, intense YA series.

Mia March
I've had March's debut novel The Meryl Streep Movie Club on my shelf pretty much since it was released in June of 2012. I look forward to reading her second book, Finding Colin Firth, soon!

4 comments:

  1. I haven't read any books from these authors. Thank you for sharing them through this post. I do have Eleanor & Park, and Divergent in my TBR list. Perhaps next year :)

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  2. YES to Gayle Forman, Stephanie Perkins, and Katie McGarry. I'm hoping to read Eleanor & Park and Fangirl early next year, and I'll have to check out a few of the others on your list.

    ~Marie @ Ramblings of a Daydreamer
    My Top Ten Tuesday

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  3. Woohoo for great authors! Gayle Forman, Rainbow Rowell, and Kevin Kwan were great discoveries for me too!

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  4. Glad you finally got to Gayle Forman and Veronica Roth. You HAVE to read If I Stay & Where She Went by Gayle Forman, they are amazing! I really, really need to read some Rainbow Rowell, have been seeing her books everywhere and have heard nothing but good things. Great list :) New GFC and Bloglovin follower. My TTT

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