Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Each week I will make a list of 10 books, authors or other bookish things surrounding a certain topic. Today, I’ll be talking about my auto-buy authors. This is a very selective club, you see. I may auto-read some authors, but that doesn’t mean I automatically buy all of their books. I might lend it from the library or something. But these are all authors whose new books I will immediately buy, no matter what.
P.S. The authors’ names will lead you to their Goodreads page!
1. Rick Riordan
Read: Percy Jackson & the Olympians series, Heroes of Olympus series, Kane Chronicles, Percy Jackson’s Greek Gods
Genre: usually YA involving mythology
Obviously, Mr. Riordan was going to be on my list. I can’t wait to read Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes, let alone the first Magnus Chase book. I will read anything he writes. ANYTHING.
2. J.K. Rowling
Read: Harry Potter series, The Cuckoo’s Calling
Genres: YA fantasy and adult mystery
Again, an obvious but necessary choice. You can’t make a list about favorite authors and not include J.K. Rowling. Let’s be real.
3. Scott Lynch
Read: Gentleman Bastard book #1, #2 & #3
I have spoken about my love for Lynch’s Gentleman Bastard series before, and in fact, I recently posted a review of his third book in the series, Republic of Thieves, which I will link up here. I hope he will write for many more books -and years- to come, and I already know I’ll be buying them all.
Read: The Riyria Revelations (1-6), The Crown Tower (Riyria Chronicles #1)
Michael J. Sullivan has quickly become one of my favorite fantasy authors. I am so attached to the main characters in these series, Royce and Hadrian. I would read 100 books about them. No, I’m not kidding…
Read: Confess, Ugly Love, Maybe Someday, Finding Cinderella, Hopeless, Losing Hope
Genre: New adult, romance
Every Colleen Hoover novel breaks my heart. Again and again. She just writes the most beautiful but heart-wrenching romances. I’d find it hard to pick a favorite, but I think I would go with Maybe Someday. It just blew me away.
Read: Throne of Glass 1-3 and novellas, A Court of Thorns and Roses #1
Genre: YA fantasy
Aaah, Sarah J. Maas. How I love you and your writing. I am a huge fan of her books, and I’d probably buy every single one she writes.
Read: A Song of Ice & Fire 1-5
Yeah, can’t leave out the master of fantasy here. I still need to buy so many things, like his World of Ice and Fire. BUT IT IS SO EXPENSIVE. I can’t make myself buy it. But I want to own it. #bookloverproblems
Read: The Inheritance Cycle
Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle is one of the first few series/books that I can remember reading and loving. Together with the Harry Potter series, it started off my love for reading –and fantasy. I’ll always be grateful. I think he’s writing a new science-fiction novel now, and while I am not usually a fan of the genre, I’ll definitely be giving it a go. AND he has plans for a Book V in the Inheritance Cycle? SIGN ME UP. I wish I had a time machine so I could travel to the future and read it immediately.