Authors I Haven’t Read, But Want To | Top 10 Tuesdays

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I have so many authors I want to read and haven’t yet that it would far exceed the limit of 10 for this list.

Anyways, here’s the list:

Tana French

I’ve been meaning to read French’s books for a while now. I enjoy reading mystery/thriller, and her Dublin Murder Squad series has been in my TBR pile since I came across it. I honestly don’t know why I haven’t read them by now, but perhaps this year, I finally will.

I think it speaks to the writing that I love this book, since I usually do not like reading literary novels, so that alone is enough for me to believe this is a classic in the making.


John Scalzi

I hear about Scalzi all the time, since he seems to write quite a bit. His books tend to be Sci-Fi, which I enjoy reading. I have a couple of his books on my TBR, actually.

He just came out with Kaiju Preservation Society, which sounds pretty epic. I have his book Lock In on my TBR, as well.


Brittany Cavallaro

I’m a pretty big fan of Sherlock read-alikes. Cavallaro’s Charlotte Holmes series has been on my TBR for a long time, and I actually own a copy of the first book. So why haven’t I read it? Well, I’m actually hoping to start the series this year. I could use some more mystery in my life.


Roshani Chokshi

I actually gifted The Gilded Wolves to a friend of mine, because it seemed like a book she’d really enjoy. I would like to read it at some point, but Chokshi has been on my TBR because of her Aru Shah series, part of the Rick Riordan Presents series. I own a copy of the first book, and now all I need to do is read it. I hear good things about Chokshi’s work!


Rachel Hartman

I wonder how many authors are on this list whose books I already own? This happens to be another one! I want to read Hartman’s Seraphina series, and I actually bought both the first book of that series and Tess of the Road. I mean, I was sold at dragons. I’m a big dragon fan in my fantasy books.


R. O. Kwon

Yes, I own this book too! Well, I bought it spontaneously when I was at the book store because the cover caught my eye and the summery sounded intriguing. I haven’t read anything by Kwon yet, but I look forward to reading this book of hers. It’s actually pretty short, so I would think I could read it pretty quickly, too! I should just read it this year.


Libba Bray

Bray is just one of those YA authors that I never read when she was popular. I would see her books all the time, but I never thought about picking one up. Then I read an article that talked about a number of authors, but it mentioned her book, Going Bovine and it intrigued me, so I put her on my TBR. I think I’d probably like to read her Diviners series, as well, as it sounds interesting.


Shannon Messenger

I probably would have been all over Messenger’s Keeper of the Lost Cities series if I grew up while they were being published. But, since I work in Children’s Lit, I see them all the time and they sound so interesting! So I have had her on my TBR list for a while. I would like to read at least the first book this year. Who knows, I might get hooked and end up reading a whole bunch of them!


Patricia Highsmith

I think I put Highsmith on my TBR once I discovered that she had penned a whole bunch of books of which I’ve seen movie adaptations for. Anyway, I have been wanting to read her book Strangers on a Train, actually, but I might end up reading more from her. She seems to write a lot of mysterious, creepy stuff.


Emiko Jean

I hear such good things about this book and it’s been sitting on my TBR pile for a while, actually. It seems like just the kind of light, romantic fluff that I enjoy reading when I’m in a slump. I know that there are at least two books in this series, so if I end up liking the first, there’s more to read!

I also just really love the cover for this book, it’s so artistic and beautiful. I’m a big fan of papercraft, which it looks like this cover is made with.

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How about you?

What are some authors you have been wanting to read but haven’t yet? If you’ve read any of the books I’ve listed here, let me know what you think, I’d love to hear from you!

4 thoughts on “Authors I Haven’t Read, But Want To | Top 10 Tuesdays

      1. The Gilded Wolves trilogy, I’ve started the Aruh Shah series, and the Star-touched queen duology (my least favourite though)

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