Top 5 New To Me Authors in 2017

It’s been a crazy long day, but it is still Tuesday, so I’m sneaking in my Top 5 Tuesday before the end of the day! Today’s Top 5 Tuesday (hosted by the wonderful Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm) is all about authors who were new to us this year! I just started my blog this year, so there have definitely been quite a few new to me authors!

So without any further ado, my top 5 new to me authors of 2017!


#1- Kendare Blake

three dark crown

Three Dark Crowns was one of the first reviews I ever wrote for this blog! I haven’t had a chance to read One Dark Throne yet, but Kendare Blake was definitely one of authors I enjoyed this year

#2- Christina Henry

Lost Boy

It only took me a few days to listen to  Lost Boy by Christina Henry. I enjoyed it, but based on what I’ve seen of her other books, I would like them even more! So, she’s going on my TBR list for 2018, too!

#3- Renee Ahdieh

Wrath and the Dawn

My friend Tricia recommended The Wrath and the Dawn to me earlier this year, and I loved this duology! It’s a great retelling of that I would definitely recommend; I’m definitely glad that Tricia introduced me to Renee Ahdieh!

#4- Katherine Arden

The Bear and the Nightingale

I really haven’t fangirled about this book enough. I absolutely loved The Bear and the Nightingale! Katherine Arden is an incredible author! This one is probably cheating a little, since Arden is a new author altogether, but she’s still new to me, too! I’ve read both books in her series so far, and I am a little bit in love!

#5- Leigh Bardugo

Six of Crows

If it isn’t obvious, yet, I adored the Six of Crows duology! Definitely one of my favorite reads of 2017! I am so so so glad I stumbled into Ketterdam; Leigh Bardugo is without a doubt my #1 favorite new to me author this year!


Thanks for reading, and don’t forget to check out Shanah’s Top 5 Tuesday post!

What do you think about my Top 5 choices? Are there any that you disagree with? What were some of your favorite new to you authors this ear?? Let me know in the comments below!

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6 thoughts on “Top 5 New To Me Authors in 2017

  1. I CANNOT WAIT TO READ BEAR AND THE NIGHTINGALE OK YOU FANGIRLING ABOUT IT ISN’T HELPING MY PAIIIINN!! Why does it have to be so expensive…whyyy….(just watch me get it in hardcover when I get the chance JUST YOU WAIT). And yess Queen Leigh I’m glad you discovered her genius!

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