Authors I Want to Read

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl.

There are plenty of authors I know and love dearly, but of course there will always be a never ending list of those I want to discover, too.

Some of these are already on my bookshelveees, while some are those I’ve admired from somewhat afar for some time still.

Where do you think I should start? Are any of these also on your TBR stack?

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Ten to Talk Through with Olivia Beirne

One of my favourite parts of being a book blogger is discovering new authors and new books a little before everyone else does. The deal is even sweeter when that author becomes a firm favourite.

Olivia Beirne’s two books so far, The List That Changed My Life and The Accidental Love Letter became huge favourites for me. So, I knew I had to get my hands on The House Swap.

Olivia has just started work on her fifth book, so when she had a spare moment we sat together for a chat about where she feels she gets her best work.

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Author Collaborations I Would Love to See

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

There are some authors I love, and have come to see their work would be a little similar. So, if they ever decided to write a book together I would be all over it.

Unfortunately, some of these collaborations could never happen for any number of reasons. But, a girl can dream.

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Ten to Talk Through with Mary Jayne Baker

September means back to school, and thoughts of back to school can bring up the thoughts of Shakespeare.

One thing that can make Shakespeare a little more accessible is a retelling or a reimagining. That’s exactly what you’ll find in Love at First Fight, Mary Jayne Baker’s latest book.

This fantastic romance story, which came out last month, was inspired by Much Ado About Nothing. If this is one of your favourite Shakespearean works, I’m sure you’ll enjoy this story.

I had a chat with Mary Jayne to talk how she gets inspired, and just how she differs to the characters she created.

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Ten to Talk Through with Lia Louis

Have you found an auto-buy author this year? I found one late last year in the wonderful Lia Louis. I read Dear Emmie Blue towards the end of summer last year and I was hooked on Lia’s writing. If you’re in the market for beautifully written and emotional stories, Lia needs to be your first port of call.

So, when I heard about her new release Eight Perfect Hours I knew I needed to read it. Before its release – which is today, by the way, I sat down with Lia and had a chat about where she sets her books, and how her writing snacks can vary from the super healthy to the . . . not quite so.

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