Thursday, May 17, 2012

Thursday Thirteen, Edition 25: Because of RT

Unsurprisingly, my TBR list jumped up exponentially during and after the Con.  I think I've officially reached the point where I can never catch up, but I will have a helluva time trying.  Here are Thirteen of the new-to-me authors that I hereby swear to read before the end of the year:

Because Jackie of Literary Escapism has threatened me with bodily harm (and I'm pretty sure she could take me),

1. Chloe Neill and
2. Jennifer Estep

top my list.

3. Coreene Callahan, because of that awesome swag.  (Also, I have a dragon related project percolating in the back of my head.)
4. Katharine Ashe, because she was so interesting to listen to at the panels.  Bonus, she's also an Avon Author so I can make the Addicts program people happy too.
5. Kieran Kramer, because "If You Give a Girl a Viscount" has to be the most unbearably cute title ever.
6. Kathryn Kennedy, because "Lords of Illusion" looked pretty yummy.  Hope I can jump in at book 3 without too much lostness.  I've noticed a number of reviews popping up so check it out.
7. Katie Porter, a new project from Carrie Lofty, whom I adore, and Lorelie Brown, who is new to me.  Because?  Because NOM, that's why.
8. Zoe Archer, who's actually been on my list for awhile.  Now I have not one but two actual books in hand, it's time to get cracking on that.
9. Jade Lee, because she was so entertaining and warm at the conference and I promised I would. :-)
10. Jaime Rush,  because all I need is another paranormal series to become addicted to, right?
11. Sophie Jordan, because I've gotten out of the habit of trying new historical authors, and that's just dumb.
12. Kris Tualla, because I feel a little Viking thang coming on.  I confess, I have MISSED Viking romance!
13. Janiene Frost, because now that I think about it, I'm pretty sure she was on Jackie's hit list.  Also, I totally got to have dinner with her one night during the conference and I've hardly bragged about it at all.


Clay and Susan Griffith, because steampunk vampires, bee-yatches.  What else do you need to know?

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Starr K @ The Literati Press said...

I can only speak of jennifer Estep, but she is awesome! I am trying to catch up with both of her series.

Nancy S. Brandt said...

Thanks for stopping by mine! I love your list. I've read some Jennifer Estep and Jade Lee and I were in the same RWA chapter years ago. Some of your names are new to me, too!

Alice Audrey said...

It's fun to see your reasons for each book.

Shelley Munro said...

I've read a couple of the historical authors on your list, and I'm a Zoe Archer fan.

colleen said...

I was a Viking in a past life and I love the word "swag!"

Jessabelluh said...

Great list, thanks for the suggestions, I'm always looking for new books!

Evalinn said...

That looks like a good list! :-)

Heather said...

The majority of these names are unknown to me, but I have read Jeaniene Frost -- can't wait for the new book coming soon!

Thanks for checking out my bookish post this week! :)

Hazel said...

I love how you say 'percolating...' With you on 'If you give a girl a viscount' - it's cute. Thanks for dropping by my nook.


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