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Top 5 authors I want to try

Hello bookworms!! Happy Tuesday!! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday is top 5 authors I want to try.

Today we’re talking about authors we want to try, and I’m going to talk about authors that I want to try, that I actually have the books of. Because I like to personally victimise myself. Why did I think this was a good idea back in December??

I also won’t be doubling up on Top 5 series I want to start, and Top 5 books I meant to read in 2020, as there could have been a lot of crossovers with these ones!!

If you missed the February topics post, please click here!! AND, topics for March will be up on Thursday (because I am super disorganised)!! Top 5 Tuesday was created by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm, and is now being hosted here.

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Top 5 authors I want to try

Halie Fewkes

Secrets of the Tally by Halie FewkesI have been following Halie Fewkes since A Deal for Three was launched on Kickstarter. I backed book 3 and 4 based on recommendations from some friends. And, I’ve just backed the prequel on Kickstarter as well. Have I ever read anything by Halie Fewkes?? Uhhh… No.

The story is a fantasy series, and I genuinely have no idea how many books there will be. I know it might be a bit odd to back an author that I haven’t read anything by before… but I really trust the people who recommended it!!

Unread books I own by Halie Fewkes:

  • Secrets of the Tally
  • Catching Epics
  • A Deal for Three
  • To Wear the Cloak

Dhonielle Clayton

The Belles by Dhonielle ClaytonI can’t remember what the first book I got by Clayton was, but I have the Tiny Pretty Things duology that she wrote with Sona Charaipotra, and I also have The Belles. I think the latter came in a book box? Both series that I really want to read… Especially now that Tiny Pretty Things is on Netflix.

If anyone has started watching Tiny Pretty Things on Netflix, please let me know if it’s good!! I might watch it before I read it so I don’t hate the adaptation!!

Unread books I own by Dhonielle Clayton:

  • Tiny Pretty Things
  • Shiny Broken Pieces
  • The Belles

Lynnette Noni

Whisper by Lynette NoniI can’t be the only one who this has happened to… but I have a bunch of books by a local(ish) author. They’re signed and personalised. Also my friends yell at me to read them all the time. I even have a 10 year anniversary limited edition copy. I’m totally into supporting this author. But… I just haven’t read any of their books.

Yup, for me, that author is Lynette Noni… And I don’t even know why this is the case?!! Help me!!

Unread books I own by Lynnette Noni:

  • Whisper
  • Weapon
  • Arkanae

Naomi Novik

Spinning Silver by Naomi NovikOf everything that I know about Naomi Novik, and my own reading preferences, this should be a done deal. Novik is well known for her ability to rewrite fairytales and tell the most fantastical retellings. This is my favourite kind of fantasy story. Therefore, this should be an absolute no-brainer.

And yet, here we are. Years after buying a book of hers, when she was recommended to me by my own trusted bookstore, and it is still unread. This is actually quite shameful.

Unread books I own by Naomi Novik:

  • Spinning Silver
  • Temeraire
  • A Deadly Education

Rin Chupeco

The Bone Witch by Rin ChupecoFYI, I am absolutely throwing myself at your mercy right now. Please don’t be upset that still haven’t read by Chupeco. Trust me, I kick myself all the time for it.

I nearly added The Bone Witch trilogy to the Series I Haven’t Started list… but then I realised that I would have read none of those authors, and so it got bumped over here. (And Melina Marchetta is still a worthy addition.)

Unread books I own by Rin Chupeco:

  • The Bone Witch
  • The Heart Forger
  • The Shadow Glass
  • Wicked As You Wish

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Who are your top 5 authors you want to try?

until next time, happy reading! Meeghan xo


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