This list is kind of embarrassing.
Top Ten authors that were new to me in 2014:
1. Leigh Bardugo: I started The Grisha Trilogy in August and just finished it last month. I really liked it but it, unfortunately, wasn't my favorite.
2. John Green: Surprising, I know. But when the trailer came out for The Fault in Our Stars, I fell in love with it and knew that I had to bite the bullet and finally read it. And then in November I ended up reading Paper Towns and loved that as well.
3. Marissa Meyer: I read Cinder in August right around the same time I started The Grisha Trilogy. I have yet to read the rest of the series because I really want to wait for Winter to come out so I can marathon the whole series.
4. Libba Bray: In October, I was looking for some spooky reads and I heard that The Diviners was pretty creepy. I gave it a try and was not disappointed.
5. T.S. Mercaldi: I received Dylan Graves and the Yojin Village for review from the author and absolutely fell in love with it. Check out more of my thoughts here!
6. Diana Gabaldon: I started watching Outlander on Starz before I read the first book, but after the first two episodes I knew that I needed to read the books. I have now read the first two books, Outlander and Dragonfly in Autumn. I love them so much! Voyager is patiently waiting on my bookshelf for me to finish the book I'm currently reading.
7. Stephen King: This is really surprising to me. I have not read a Stephen King book. But, in October, I finally read The Shining. And I hate to say it, but I was kind of disappointed. It definitely was scary but I guess my expectations were way too high. So, my fault really.
8. Sarah J. Maas: I finally read Throne of Glass! I loved that so much that I picked up The Assassin's Blade. I have yet to pick up Crown of Midnight or Heir of Fire. I definitely will though. It's just, TBR piles, you know?
9. Jennifer E. Smith: I bought The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight quite awhile ago on my Nook app thingy for my iPad and I just finished it a couple months ago. It was definitely a cute book but nothing ground breaking. Maybe, in the future I'll pick up more of her books.
10. Patrick Ness: I read A Monster Calls during Booktube-a-thon way back when. I really enjoyed it and definitely shed a tear or two. I think I'm going to have to read more books by him. Any suggestions?
Do any of you share these same answers?
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