Thursday, December 19, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday: New Authors of 2013

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week features a book related topic that allows you to highlight your Top Ten!

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

I had heard so many fantastic things about Jody's books and as soon as I dove into The Doctor's Lady, I saw that they were all true. I read all of her books this year.

I'm a huge fan of Once Upon a Time. When I saw that there was a series of books out with a new twist on the classic fairy tales I was intrigued. I enjoyed them all!

The first book I read, Into the Whirlwind had me hooked. The writing style was different, as was the layout for the story. It was fresh and kept me guessing.

I found the River of Time Series and devoured it, then I moved on to The Grand Tour Series. Both were fantastic! I have a couple of her other books sitting on my TBR right now ready to read.

Melissa is not only a new to me author, but also a debut author. Her first book was hilarious and so much fun, but with a heartfelt story.

Katherine is another debut author I learned about this year. Dear Mr. Knightley was phenomenal. I can't wait to read more!

I was never one for contemporary fiction, but that changed with the Alaskan Courage Series. Humor, suspense, mystery...It has it all!

I love Biblical fiction. Mesu Andrews provided a new thought into these stories that are so well known, but didn't take away from their original message.

The humor! Oh, my. I haven't laughed this much reading a book in a while. The ideas of the story brought me in, but the humor had me hooked.

Lori is another debut author I found this year. The detail to the time and history with the drama in the story just grab you and didn't let go.



These are the authors who I have discovered this year and I'm so glad I did! I look forward to reading more by them!

3 comments:

Abbi Hart said...

GREAT list!! All but two of these are favs of mine as well! So glad you discovered them!

Jamie Lapeyrolerie said...

I really need to get on the Mesu Andrews list! I've heard a ton about her!

Rissi said...

Awesome. You've had a great 2013, Kate. Dani is great as is Katherine and of course, Lisa. Loved her Grand Tour books. :)