Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Bionic Bookworm, and it’s now hosted by Meeghan Reads. If you’re interested in participating, check out their wonderful blog to get the details and the prompts for each week!
This week’s Top 5 Tuesday topic is New Authors of 2022. I’m usually quite terrible at keeping up with new releases and debut authors, so this week I’m talking about authors that I read for the first time in 2022 that I definitely want to read more of.
Ali Hazelwood – The Love Hypothesis was my first romance of 2022 and I really enjoyed it. It was a fun book and I liked the characters and the tropes. I also read Love on the Brain this year which officially made Ali Hazelwood an autobuy author for me. Even though Love on the Brain felt similar to The Love Hypothesis, I enjoyed it and I like that her characters are involved in STEM. If you’re interested, here’s my review of The Love Hypothesis and here’s my review of Love on the Brain.
Connie Glynn – Earlier this year I read Undercover Princess for a blog tour hosted by The Write Reads and I fell in love with it. The book reminded me of The Princess Diaries and it brought me a lot of joy. I picked up the rest of the books in the series and I’m hoping to read them in 2023. If you’re interested, here’s my review of Undercover Princess.
Elena Armas – This year I read The Spanish Love Deception and The American Roommate Experiment and I loved both of them. I adored Lina and Aaron in The Spanish Love Deception and seeing them in The American Roommate Experiment made that book even better. I also loved the romance between Rosie and Lucas in The American Roommate Experiment. I cannot wait to hear more about Elena Armas’ next book and to get my hands on it when it comes out.
Jamie Littler – This year, I read Frostheart and I fell in love with the world building and a grumpy yeti. Frostheart was such a fun book and it was full of adventure and amazing characters. I picked up the other books in this trilogy and I’m hoping to read them in 2023. If you’re interested, here’s my review of Frostheart.
Richard Osman – The Thursday Murder Club was a book club pick for me this year. I’m a fan of cozy mysteries and I thought The Thursday Murder Club was excellent. I loved the characters and all of the shenanigans they got up to while trying to solve the case. I’m looking forward to reading more about their adventures and crazy antics.
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I loved the Jamie Littler books and the illustrations were so good as well.