Top 10 New To Me Authors 2014

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When I saw the topic for this week, I thought that I wouldn’t (couldn’t) do it. I have read over 100 books this year but when I was thinking the authors I felt that I didn’t have that many new authors. Then as I was reading other people’s posts today of this topic, I got inspired and decided to check my Goodreads and was positively surprised how many new authors I have read this year. So, here’s my Top 10 new to me authors from 2014.

1. Brandon Sanderson: I just last night actually finished his Mistborn-trilogy and I’m still in the middle of all those feelings. His definitely my favorite new author this year and I can’t wait to read more of his works!

2. Emily St. John Mandel: I have only read her Station Eleven- book, but I loved it. It one of my favorite books of this year and she definitely deserves her place on this list. I will definitely check out her other books in the coming months.

3. David Levithan: I don’t know why I hadn’t read any of his books before. I read Every Day some time ago and fell in love with the characters and the story. I loved his writing style and will be reading his books too in the future.

4. Marissa Meyer: I actually hadn’t heard of her books before I started watching booktube. I got her books from the library and couldn’t put them down while I was reading them. My favorite definitely is Scarlet and I can’t wait to read the final book in the series!

5. Brian K. Vaughan: He’s actually a comic book writer but I feel he deserves a place on this list because Saga is the graphic novel that literally sucked me reading graphic novels and comic books. I just love it and I need to read his other works too

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6. Catherynne M. Valente: I read her book, The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making while I was in Japan and it was such a cute story! I really need to read the other books in the series and her other work too.

7. Salla Simukka: She’s a Finnish YA author. I read her Snow White – trilogy and it was good and she’s at the moment one of my favorite Finnish authors. Her books are actually being translated in English so you should check them out. The reason I actually started her trilogy was because it’s based on the city I am currently living in.

8. Neil Gaiman: He’s one of those authors that I have been meaning to read books but it just never happened. Finally this year I read Coraline and was swept away by his writing. I’ll definitely read more of his work next year!

9. Deborah Harkness: I have actually read only her first book in the All Souls – trilogy. I loved it and I was meaning to pick up the next one but I just never did. I’ll be correcting this next year and hopefully I finish her trilogy.

10. G. Willow Wilson: I read her book, Alif the Unseen and liked it. Still what really got me liking her writing style was the new Ms. Marvel which she is the writer of. That’s one of my favorite graphic novels and can’t wait to read what happens next in it!

Here’s my top 10 new to me authors. Have you read books by any of them? What are your thoughts? Please leave a comment down below.

Top 10 Tuesday | 2015 New Releases

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Top 10 Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Every week they feature a new topic for which we select our 10 favorites. This week it’s top 10 books of 2015 releases.

1. The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West
2. The Conspiracy of Us by Maggie Hall
3. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
4. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
5.Half Wild by Sally Green


6. Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
7. The Witch of Painted Sorrows by M.J. Rose
8. A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
9. Charlie, Presumed Dead by Anne Helteel
10. The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black

These 10 book aren’t in any particular order. I selected them because of their beautiful cover and a synopsis that sounds interesting. What are some of yours 2015 book releases that you are eagerly waiting for?

Top 10 Tuesday | Winter TBR

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Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and The Bookish. Every week they give a different feature to discuss/list on your blog and this week is the 10 books on your winter TBR-pile. Most of these books I have gotten from the library or I otherwise really want to read them.

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1. The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
2. Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
3. The Goldfinch by Donna Tart
4. The Stories of Ibis by Hiroshi Yamamoto
5. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

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6. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
7. Just One Day by Gayle Forman
8. Wool by Hugh Howly
9. Talon by Julie Kagawa
10. We Are Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

As a bonus I want to mention also the books by Brandon Sanderson, I really want to read the last books in Mistborn-series and can’t wait to start his other series!

Top 10 Tuesday | New series I want to start

Top Ten Tuesday is weekly feature/meme organized by The Broke and the Bookish. It’s for all of those people who love lists and want to share them to other people! Every week they have a different feature posted on their site which you can answer with your own list. This weeks feature is the top 10 new series that I can’t wait to start.

 1. The Mortal Instruments – series by Cassandra Clare

Yes, I haven’t started this series yet. I own the books 1, 3 and 4 and I actually don’t have any good reason for why I haven’t started it yet. I’ll start this soon so I can share the feelings.

2. The Selection – series by Kiera Cass

I own the first book from this series too and I don’t know why I haven’t read it yet. Other books got ahead?

3. Pretty Little Liars – series by Sara Shepard

I have read some books in Sara Shepard’s other series The Lying Games and I liked those so I would like to read this series too. Also I want to see the tv-show based on the books but to do that I need to read the books first.

4. The Stormlight Archive – series by Brandon Sanderson

I have read Brandon Sanderson’s first book in The Mistborn – series and liked it a lot. Also this series has gotten a lot of hype around the booktube and bookblogs so I would like to read it. One day perhaps.

5. Rebel Belle – series by Rachel Hawkins 

I don’t really know much about this series, actually nothing, but I have seen it mentioned and praised so many times that I want to see what’s it about. Also I love the cover. It’s so pretty.

6. Alienated – series by Melissa Landers

I stumbled across this book couple weeks ago and I decided that I would like to read it. I haven’t read many alien YA – books and I feel they are becoming the next hype. The plot in this book seemed interesting and I like the cover which also made me want to read this.

7. The Winner’s trilogy – series by Marie Rutkoski

First things first, the cover is gorgeous. That alone makes me want to read this book. Also I have heard great things about this book so I can’t wait to start reading it.

8. Throne of Glass – series by Sarah J. Maas

Again really popular series that I haven’t gotten around to read. But this will change soon! I ordered the first book last week, so it should come soon. Hopefully I get to read it before the end of the year.

9. Mara Dyer – series by Michelle Hodkin

As you can see, I am really bad at reading the most popular books. This is again series that I have heard so many great things but haven’t gotten around to read it. The final book is released this month so maybe finally I get to read this series. I might marathon it in the future.

10. The Grisha – trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

This trilogy also has been one that I have meant to read but never gotten really around. I have heard great things about this too, so I might marathon these books soon.

This was my top 10 Tuesday post, have you read any of the series? Any series I must start reading? Tell me what series you haven’t started yet but want to start soon?