Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Top Ten Tuesday

This week's topic is:
Top Ten authors who deserve more recognition...

Phoebe Kitanidis author of Whisper (aka where is the sequel?)

Anastasia Hopcus  author of Shadow Hills (aka where is this sequel?!)

Laura Nowlin author of If He Had Been With Me

Arlaina Tibensky author of And Then Things Fall Apart

Jody Gehrman author of Confessions of a Triple Shot Betty, Triple Shot Bettys in Love and Babe in Boyland

Jandy Nelson author of The Sky is Everywhere

Pete Hautman author of a ton of books including Godless, How to Steal a Car, The Big Crunch and Invisible.

Natalie Standiford author of How to Say Goodbye in Robot, The Dating Game (series), Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters and The Secret Tree

E. Lockhart  author of  Ruby Oliver (series), Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks and some other great titles

Etgar Keret author of The Bus Driver Who Wanted to Be God, The Nimrod Flipout, The Girl on the Fridge and some other titles which are probably also amazing.  

The Broke and the Bookish is a group of college aged and twenty somethings that have an unhealthy obsession with reading and would spend every last penny on books even if it meant skipping a few meals. We are the people  who lurk in the library, buy handbags based on how many books can be stashed in them, and who refer to characters in books as if they are personal friends.
We sought after other bookish college students to share in our love for reading and were brought together by the College Students group on Goodreads that was created in September 2008. Our desire to share great books with each other in and our tendency to be opinionated and passionate about all things book related naturally led to the birth of The Broke and the Bookish in June 2010.

1 comment:

  1. I've read The Sky is Everywhere and it was an amazing contemporary. I also recently read The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford, which was really great as well. I think the only author I haven't heard of up there is Etgar Keret. I'll have to look him up. Great choices! :D



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