Top Ten Tuesday : New-to-Me Authors I Discovered in 2021

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme where every Tuesday we look at a particular topic for discussion and use various (or more to the point ten) bookish examples to demonstrate that particular topic.  Top Ten Tuesday (created and hosted by  The Broke and Bookish) is now being hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl and future week’s topics can be found here.  This week’s topic is:

New-to-Me Authors I Discovered in 2021

I read quite a lot of new authors in 2021 and some very good books.  So, here’s a snapshot of some of the good ones I read – and all of these are female – come on ladies:

  1. Shiver by Allie Reynolds
  2. The Survivors by Jane Harper
  3. The Wife Upstairs  by Rachel Hawkins
  4. Last One to the Party by Bethany Clift
  5. The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey
  6. Witherward by Hannah Matthewson
  7. All The Murmuring Bones by AG Slatter
  8. The Ladies of the Secret Service by Constance Sayers
  9. Ariadne by Jennifer Saint
  10. The Wolf Den by Elodie Harper

15 Responses to “Top Ten Tuesday : New-to-Me Authors I Discovered in 2021”

  1. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    The Echo Wife is a book I need to read – sooner, rather than later… 🙂

    • @lynnsbooks

      I really enjoyed that – my first by that author but not my last for sure.
      Lynn 😀

  2. Tammy

    I think I’ve read all of Sarah Gailey’s books! And they have another new one coming out later this year😁

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yes, she seems to be an incredibly fast writer – and very creative by all accounts.
      Lynn 😀

  3. evelynreads1

    Great list! I really want to pick up Ariadne!

    My post!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I’m having a real love-in with anything Greek myth related at the moment for some reason.
      Lynn 😀

  4. Lisa @ Bookshelf Fantasies

    Nice! I love Sarah Gailey — so glad you discovered her this past year! I do want to read All the Murmuring Bones sometime soon. I’d like to get to this Jane Harper book too. I’ve read one of her books so far (The Dry), and have been wanting to read more. Looks like you had some great new-to-you experiences!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I was lucky last year – I had lots of new authors and enjoyed most of them very much. Hope you get a chance to pick up all the Murmuring Bones.
      Lynn 😀

  5. confessionsofayareader

    Rachel Hawkins was new for me, too. I’m actually reading my second book from her now.

  6. WordsAndPeace

    Great list! I really need to try Jane Harper and Rachel Hawkins.
    Here is my post: https://wordsandpeace.com/2022/01/25/top-ten-new-to-me-authors-i-discovered-in-2021/

    • @lynnsbooks

      I really enjoyed both those books. The more recent Hawkins I didn’t enjoy quite as much as the first but that being said it certainly kept me thinking about it long after I’d finished.
      Lynn 😀

  7. pagesandtea

    I love the way these covers look together 🙂
    The Ladies of the Secret Circus is one I need to read soon. I’m in the mood for something a bit similar to The Once and Future Witches and wonder if this might be a good choice.

    • @lynnsbooks

      Oh yes, the Ladies of the Secret Circus is really good, i definitely think you would like that one.
      Lynn 😀

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