I’d Read Their Grocery List If They’d Let Me — The Auto-Buy Authors That Own My Wallet {Top Ten Tuesday}

190716 auto-buy authors

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Today’s all about auto-buy authors and boy, do I have some auto-buy authors! Below are the authors I’d happily buy any book of because they have proven to me that I will enjoy pretty much anything they write. Side note: this doesn’t necessarily mean I’ve already read every single book they’ve written, only that I already read enough to know I’m planning to read ’em all.

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Top Ten New-To-Me Authors I Read In 2017 {Top Ten Tuesday}

180102 TTT Top Ten New-To-Me Authors Read In 2017

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Hi everybody and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday! Today’s all about my favorite authors I discovered in 2017. I’m kind of a creature of habit and don’t often pick up books by authors I don’t really know but I’ve been working on that. Even so, I didn’t think I’d get to ten, but I did easily so yay me!

Also, 100 points for you if you can already guess my MOST FAVORITE OF FAVORITES, my most dear author discovery of the year before scrolling to the bottom of this post 😉

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Name One Hero Who Was Happy – The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller {Book Review}

The Song of Achilles by Madeline MillerTitle: The Song of Achilles
Author: Madeline Miller
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date:  September 20th, 2011
Standalone/Series: Standalone
Genre: Adult – Fantasy – Historical – Mythology

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My rating in stars: 5 stars
My rating in words: New all-time favorite

What it’s about:

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their difference, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper – despite the displeasure of Achilles’ mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess.

But when word comes that Helen of Sparta has been kidnapped, Achilles must go to war in distant Troy and fulfill his destiny. Torn between love and fear for his friend, Patroclus goes with him, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they hold dear.

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