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Top 10 New-to-Me Authors in 2014

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A weekly meme by The Broke and the Bookish

According to my Goodreads Challenge, I've read 67 books so far this year. (I think one of them is technically a DNF that snuck in, but we'll ignore that since I'm behind schedule. Again.) It's not as many as I'd like, but it's already more than last year, so progress!

Anyway, I did a quick count/guesstimate, and approximately 53 of this year's books are by authors I read for the first time in 2014. Taking into account multiple books by one author and such, that's still at least 40 writers whose work I had never read before. That's kind of cool. :)



It was hard narrowing ~40 writers down to my Top 10 new-to-me authors, but I finally decided on a combination of books I most enjoyed and authors for whose future books I have high hopes.

That's it for this round of 10! Thanks for stopping by and check back in tomorrow for this week's Updates! In which I was crafty. And not in my usual trying to take over the world way. (The Pinky, the Pinky and the Brain, Brain, Brain, Brain, BRAIN!)

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  1. Magic Bites is the only book I read of all that list. And it was enjoyable even though the plot didn't make a lick of sense to me.

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    1. Haha, I don't know that I've read a review saying that yet, but it makes sense. Running around, running around some more...and there you go: evil creature with evil plot on your doorstep (literally). But it was still enjoyable. :)

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  2. I got a copy of All Our Yesterdays while I was in Australia for $7. I was quite proud of that find. lol

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    1. Yay! All Our Yesterdays is one of the few books I would consider paying full price for (even without an author signing). Of course I wound up finding a beautiful hardcover for much less, but I may be on the lookout for a new one. My cousin borrowed it a few months(?) ago and it hasn't been seen since. :(

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  3. I totally need to read Magic Bites stat - I think I grabbed it on audio since i'm doing a lot of audio lately. WRITTEN IN RED I LOVEEEEEEE

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    1. Haha, I'm officially not the last one to that party! Audio sounds like an excellent way to go. And WRITTEN IN RED! I think I'll read Vision in Silver next. I just stubborned my way through a 1-star and am ready for something I'm almost guaranteed to like. :)

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    2. Tabitha, You should definitely try out Magic Bites in audio. Renee Raudman is absolutely fantastic as the narrator. I also agree that Written in Red was amazing!

      Amber R. @ Bibliophilia, Please

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  4. Ilona Andrews would have been on my list last year, I have read a couple more of her books since then. The first was definitely the weakest, so if you enjoyed it I would suggest you try the others. How was Illusive? It is on my TBR.

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    1. That's good to know. I just picked up Magic...Burns?- Magic (does something) at the library sale for a quarter. :) Illusive was pretty good. I got a little frustrated with the MC and a certain late addition to the cast, but overall it was a fun story.

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