The Broke and the Bookish is a Rewind so I'm going back to March, 14, 2014 to talk about Popular Authors I've Never Read. I don't remember doing this topic before so this may have been shortly before I discovered the meme. Plus, I thought I'd give it a little spin and do authors that I haven't read but plan too soon along with the book I'm planning on reading.
Book: A Good Marriage
When I was 8 I went to a slumber party where the mother had rented Pet Semetary for us to watch and it scared the crap out of me so I've pretty much avoided King ever since. But lately I've really been wanting to read him and I like that this book isn't the million and a half pages that so many of his books are.
2. Neil Gaiman
Book: The Graveyard Book
I'm not sure when Gaiman landed on my radar but I'm thinking it was Doctor Who related. I've hesitated to pick up any of his books because the episodes of Doctor Who that he wrote tend to be my least favorite But I've heard some good things about The Graveyard Book and then I found an absolutely gorgeous copy at a bookstore so I figured now is the time!
Book: The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Larson has covered so many topics that just absolutely fascinate me and I've been wanting to read some of his work. This one about H.H. Holmes sounds like a great one to start with. I know a little bit about Holmes but I'm curious to learn more.
4. Tana French
Book: In the Woods
French is one of those authors that I hadn't heard about at all pre-blogging but I have no idea how I missed her. Gritty police procedurals were go-to genre for years! I'm looking forward to reading In the Woods - the first in her Dublin Murder Squad series - soon.
5. Rick Riordan
Book: The Lightening Thief
This is one of my daughter's all time favorite books and lots of bloggers I really trust are big fans of Riordan and say this is the book to start with.
Book: The Raven Boys
I'm not sure why this series calls to me so much but I do know that I really want to read it.
7. Maeve Binchy
Book: A Week in Winter
There's an old decaying mansion being turned into a hotel and that kind of just calls my name. Plus, the description reminds me of Winter Solstice which is a book by Rosamunde Pilcher I really enjoyed.
8. Louise Penny
Book: Still Life
This is another mystery series that I should have discovered long before now but I'm excited to explore Chief Inspector Armand Gamache's world!
9. Liane Moriarty
Book: The Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty is one of those authors I just see everywhere and so many different readers just really love her books. I don't know why The Husband's Secret calls to me more than any others but it's the one I'm most tempted to pick up. Maybe because I'm nosy and really want to know what's in that letter!
10. Hazel Gaynor
Book: The Girl Who Came Home
Every time Gaynor releases another book I think "I absolutely have to read that!" and then so far I haven't. But soon I will! I got a copy of The Girl Who Came Home on a Daily Deal years ago and it's just begging to be read!
Do you have any popular authors that you haven't read yet?