Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten New-To-Me Authors

It’s time for Top Ten Tuesday hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Do visit this fun blog and read all the other lists. It’s a lot of fun and you’ll be sure to add books to your TBR pile. This week’s Top Ten Tuesday is: Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read For The First Time In 2016. I’ve listed the author and the books that introduced me to them. Also, if you click on their name I’ve linked to either their Goodreads page or their website.

So, in no particular order, here is my list of favorite new-to-me authors who I read for the first time ever this year.

Megan Abbott :         You Will Know Me  The End of Everything

Josh Malerman:                      Bird Box

Elena Ferrante:                       My Brilliant Friend (The Neapolitan Novels #1)

Ron Rash:                                   One Foot in Eden

Ruth Ware:                                  In a Dark, Dark Wood

Emily St John Mandel:              Station Eleven

Téa Obreht:                                    The Tiger's Wife

V.E. Schwab:                                  A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic, #1)

Madeline Hunter:                          His Wicked Reputation (Wicked Trilogy #1)

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie:     We Should All Be Feminists


Who are your top ten new-to-you authors? What do you think of my list?  Let me know what you think  in the comments below. Be sure to leave a link to your Top Ten Tuesday list so I can visit your blog.


24 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten New-To-Me Authors

  1. Thank you for a really interesting list – you’re the second person who has recommended Station Eleven, which I tried earlier in the year and just didn’t get. But I’m going to give it another go as I wasn’t necessarily giving it a fair chance…

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    1. I think that we aren’t always meant to read books when ever we pick them up? We sometimes have to wait until we are ready before we can like or even love a book? Does that make any sense whatsoever?

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  2. The only one of these authors I’ve read yet is Schwab (who I love). I just ordered You Will Know Me by Megan Abbott through my Book of the Month subscription which I’m really excited to read so I’m glad to see you liked her writing. 🙂 I also have Station Eleven on my TBR. I really want to read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie too since I’ve heard sooo many great things about her writing.

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      1. I’ve only gotten a couple of months, but I really like it. It’s great for me because it gets me reading things other than YA since they very rarely have YA selections. I like that it’s easy to skip months, too, since sometimes they don’t have anything I’m that interested in. I definitely recommend it if you’re looking for a new box and don’t mind not getting bookish goodies and only getting a book 🙂

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