When these authors have a new book out I automatically read it. I usually don’t even know what it is about in advance and I don’t read the summary on the book flap. I just read it.

Jim Butcher


I love his Dresden Files series and his fantasy series The Codex Allera.  He has a new series starting this fall.  I have no idea what it is about but I’m going to read it.

Nnedi Okorafor

Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor

This author writes YA and adult sci-fi and fantasy from an African perspective.  My favorite is her Who Fears Death.  I’m working through her backlist now.

Daniel Silva

The English Spy

I read his spy thrillers about an Israeli agent named Gabriel Allon.

Ernest Cline


He has two books out and I love them both.  I’ll read whatever he writes next.

Lindsey Davis


She writes two funny series about private investigators in ancient Rome.

Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn


They write nonfiction usually about female issues like in Half the Sky and in A Path Appears.

Maggie Anton


Esoteric historical fiction about the development of the Talmud mixed with ancient Jewish witchcraft?  Yep, I’m reading anything she writes.

Jasper Fforde


I love his imagination in the Tuesday Next series about law enforcement inside the world of books.  I’ve been waiting for years for the sequel to his Shades of Grey.

Jonas Jonasson


This is a Swedish writer who is so absurd that you just go along for the ride.

Deborah Harkness


I loved her All Saints Trilogy and I don’t even know why.  I can’t give a logical explanation.  I’ve reread it several times and want to see what she writes next.