Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Top Ten Favorite New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2012


Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.
This week's topic:  Top Ten Favorite New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2012
I don't have 10 authors that I fell in love with this year but I do have a couple.

1.) Kate Quinn-Mistress of Rome was an excellent read.  I haven't read any of her other books but I definitely plan to.
2.) Kate Morton-I read two of Kate Morton's books this year and I absolutely loved them.  I went out and bought her other two books though I haven't picked them up yet.
3.) George R.R. Martin-There really isn't an explanation needed here.  Martin is an amazing author.
4.) John Steinbeck-I was always intimidated by the idea of reading Steinbeck.  After reading East of Eden, I am just in awe of his writing.
5.) Elizabeth Loupas-Loupas is a writer of historical fiction.  I read two of her books this year and I definitely can't wait to read any new books she may write.

That's all I have.  I didn't read that many 'new-to-me' authors that really stood out this year.  What authors are on your list?

4 comments:

  1. GRRM and Steinbeck - yes! Great list!

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  2. Steinbeck is amazing, no question. I'm glad that you read some of his work!

    My Top Ten

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  3. Yayy Kate Morton! If you loved two of her books I'm sure you will like the other two - her books are fantastic(and I am fairly consistent with NOT liking historical fiction, lol)! Which two did you read?

    I haven't read any books by the others yet but I hope to read the "Game of Thrones" books soon! It's just such a large commitment!

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    1. I have read "The Forgotten Garden" and "The Secret Keeper". They were both soooo good!

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