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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Top 10 Tuesday: Authors I Want to See More Of


Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is 10 authors I'd love to see more books from.
1. Beverly Cleary - My number one childhood favorite. I wish that there were more Ramona books or even a new, more contemporary series that I could give to my kids.
2. Janet Fitch - I loved White Oleander, and always thought that I would love to read more from her - she seemed to have a special knack for writing plots with a psychological nature (which I always love).
3. L.M. Mongtgomery - Who doesn't love Anne of Green Gables? Lucy Montgomery did write a lot of books besides the Anne books, but I could always read more from her...
4. Kathryn Stockett - I loved The Help SOOOOO much, that I just want to read anything else Stockett publishes!!!
5. Billie Letts - It's been a little while since she's published one, and I've read everything she's ever written!
6. Carrie Ryan - I know she's still relatively "new", but after finishing The Forest of Hands and Teeth trilogy, I need her to hurry up and write some more!!
7. Laurie Halse Anderson - It's been a little while since she's had a new release, and I just love her writing! Wintergirls, Speak, and Catalyst are 3 of my favorite books!
8. Suzanne Collins - ok, I NEED more after The Hunger Games trilogy. Anxious to see what else she can come out with. I'll be honest - I tried her Gregor series, and didn't care much for it, but would love to see what's next for her!
9. Ellen Hopkins - I know she's got some books in the works, but I devour her books as fast as she cranks (ha! no pun intended - Crank, get it?) them out. I need them faster please, Ms. Hopkins! :)
10. Stephenie Meyer - I'll admit that while I liked Twilight okay, they weren't my favorite. BUT, Meyer is the one who actually brought me to the YA genre, which I am no head over heels for. And she is so HUGELY popular, that I am curious to see what else she creates!
So, there is my list of who I'd love to read more books from. What authors can you not get enough of?
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3 comments:

Totally Booked Solid said...

I agree I would love to see more from Carrie Ryan .

Jennifer said...

Heehee I totally agree about Beverly Cleary. I loved Ramona so much!

Jennifer @ A Librarian's Library

Danica Page said...

Definitely agree with Laurie Halse Anderson. I love love her.

Thanks for stopping by.

Also, is your blog title a play off of the book The Once and Future King? I've been meaning to ask you that.

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