Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Top Ten New-to-Me Authors in 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish

It's always good to look back and remember some of the books I read this year. There were a number of new-to-me authors amongst those which is what this week's TTT focuses on.

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

1. John Flanagan - author of the Ranger's Apprentice series among others.
He write adventures stories that middle and high school boys especially enjoy.
You can learn more about the series at http://www.rangersapprentice.com/.

2. Sarah E. Ladd - author of The Heiress of Winterwood and The Headmistress of Rosemere
Her debut book (and series) is an inspirational romance novel set in Regency England. Looking forward to book two. You can learn more about Sarah on her Facebook page.

3. Rachel Hauck - author of Once Upon a Prince and Princess Ever After
Inspirational romance author. Looking forward to reading the second book on the airplane on Thursday/Friday! Learn more about the author on her website: http://www.rachelhauck.com

4. Jeff Wheeler - author of The Wretched of Muirwood, the rest of that series, and other books.
Science fiction and fantasy are his genres. His website is: http://www.jeff-wheeler.com

5. Beth Wiseman - author of The House that Love Built and lots of Amish Fiction
 Her genre of choice is inspirational romance and while most of her books are Amish fiction she is branching out into more contemporary settings. Learn more on her website: http://bethwiseman.com/

6. Melody Carlson - author of Lock, Stock, and Over a Barrel and lots of other books and series
A prolific author, most of her books are written for teenage girls but she's written kid books, middle grade fiction and contemporary Christian romance. Her website is: http://www.melodycarlson.com

7. Ruth Trippy - author of The Soul of the Rose
I loved that book. You should read it. Learn more about the author on her website: http://www.ruthtrippy.com/

8. Kimberly Rae Jordan - author of The Waiting Heart, the rest of that series, Faith, Hope and Love and other books
A missionary kid who has grown up to write inspirational romance. You can learn more about her and her books on her Facebook page.

9. Heather Gray - author of Ten Million Reasons and five other books
I will get around to reviewing this book, it's such a cute story! I liked it so much I went and bought several of her other books and enjoyed those as well. Learn more about her on her Facebook page.

10. Brandon Sanderson - author of Elantris and other books
Mainly a science fiction and fantasy author for young adults, I just finally got around to reading a book of his and enjoyed it. his website is: http://brandonsanderson.com/

What new authors did you discover this year?

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  1. I haven't read any of these authors yet but they're all on my TBR list for next year. Especially Brandon Sanderson!
    Here's my Top TenTuesday Post :)

    -Kimberly @ Turning the Pages

    1. You've got some gorgeous covers on your list of new authors. :-) Thanks for visiting and commenting.


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