[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hat can I say about authors? Hmm *thinks* They’re my type of celebrity. People follow the big movie stars, and find out what they wear, and watch all their videos, and probably even stand in line to buy TIFF tickets. But not for this book blogger. I follow the authors. I read their books. If I enjoyed one of their books, it’s safe to say, I’ll pick up every single one in the series and buy every single standalone they have.
Oh and you can’t forget about the ever popular, ever amazeballs Mrs. J.K. Rowling who has unleashed the book industry into a frenzy. Her books are perfect, flawless, and I will forever be a Harry Potter fan for life. Then there’s new authors such as Jeyn Roberts who have blind sided me by the clever action and
characters from her Dark Inside trilogy. Oh and did I mention she’s Canadian too?!
I also have to mention dear sweet Tahereh Mafi, who also debuted with her Shatter Me trilogy last year. Her writing is lyrical, almost journal-like, and creates one of the best love triangles to date. (I’m on Team Warner now..muahah)
Last, but not least, are the authors I think are just fabulous but are so completely underrated. D.J. MacHale has written the Pendragon series, and if I can compare any series to the Harry Potter series in terms of plot, and character development, then it’s his series. (Oh and Rick Riordan’s books too lol but he’s not underrated).
I won’t stop there because there are indie authors that I have to mention. These self-published authors need to be talked about to. There’s the Protector series by none other than fellow Canadian M. R. Merrick. His books are so action packed that you are always dying for the next book. Secondly, there’s Michelle A. Hansenwho writes about a retelling between Eros and Psyche. What a beautiful love story to begin with, and I just hope she writes more.
Authors in short, are my celebrities.
I’m in awe of how they weave clever plot lines, include so many characters with such realistic portrayals of teenagers and adults, that I just want to hug them and quite possibly pick apart their brain.
It’s hard to write a book, it’s even harder to write a well-written book, so I can absolutely say, THANK you to all the authors who have slaved away at writing all these beautiful stories, so people like me can picture a world so much more different than our own reality.
@booknerdcanada Hey, Canadian Book Nerd! Thanks so much for the audiobook review! So glad you enjoyed it.
— Kendare Blake (@KendareBlake) November 1, 2012
— Kathleen Peacock (@kathleenpeacock) November 1, 2012
@booknerdcanada Thanks for the great review – lovely, thoughtful, makes me happy 😉
— Alice Kuipers (@AliceKuipers) October 24, 2012
@booknerdcanada Thank you for the fab review of BRIGHTEST KIND OF DARKNESS! 🙂
— PTMichelle (@PT_Michelle) September 26, 2012
@booknerdcanada Enjoy! And thanks so much for the support and the awesome review 😀
— Jay Kristoff (@misterkristoff) August 26, 2012
— Tahereh Mafi (@TaherehMafi) June 20, 2012
Make sure to check out the rest of the posts in this series!
Part 1 – Kick-Off
Part 2 – Readers
Part 3 – Bloggers
Part 4 – Authors
Part 5 – Publishers
Part 6 – Book Industry
Part 7 – Thank you!
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