TTT: Favorite New-to-Me Authors (Last Half of 2020)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. There is a new topic each week for bloggers to join in with their own top ten. If you’re looking for some new or different book blogs to read, hop on over to her site and check out some of the links.

I’m whittling down this week’s Top Ten Tuesday to the last half of 2020. Actually, the last 5 months. That’s because back at the end of July 2020 we had a TTT freebie. At that time I did a post on Favorite New-to-Me Authors in 2020 that went from January through July. That means the following 11 authors were new to me from August through December of 2020.

As with that previous post, I’m only including those that garnered a 4 or higher rating from me. I’m listing the author along with the first book I read by that author. I’m listing them as a countdown so the list ends with my favorite of the bunch.


Author: Elysia Whisler
Book Read: Rescue You


Author: Kim Fielding
Book Read: Teddy Spenser Isn’t Looking For Love


Author: Ariana Herrera
Book: Here to Stay


Author: Kris Ripper
Book Read: The Love Study


Author: Jillian Cantor
Book Read: The Code for Love and Heartbreak


Author: Sophie Sullivan
Book Read: Ten Rules for Faking It


Author: Holly Bourne
Book Read: Pretending


Author: Kelly Hunter
Book Read: Matilda Next Door


Author: Emily Henry
Book Read: Beach Read


Author: Rosie Danan
Book Read: The Roommate


Author: Roan Parrish
Book Read: Better Than People

About Cheri

I'm the mom of two boys and wife to my high school sweetheart. Our oldest, Josh, is living at home while working and paying off student loans. Our youngest, Griffin recently left his active duty Army job and is now National Guard here at home. He moved back to Michigan with his wife Kirsten and our beautiful granddaughter Hazel. I work part time and try to fit as much reading into my life as possible.
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8 Responses to TTT: Favorite New-to-Me Authors (Last Half of 2020)

  1. Colletta says:

    I’m off to check out your Jan-July post 🙂 I hope you can stop by:


  2. I’ve never actually read any of Holly Bourne’s books which feels like a bit of an oversight since she’s so big in the UKYA community.
    My TTT:

    • Cheri says:

      I had never heard of her until this book, which is definitely not a YA book. But when I looked into her I saw that’s mostly what she writes.

      • Yeah she’s gone into adult books fairly recently, I think that one was her first or second? Not sure. I might actually try her adult stuff because it sounds more appealing than her YA.

  3. stefani says:

    Sadly, I didn’t care much for Beach Read and found it rather overhyped :/ Happy reading!

    • Cheri says:

      It took me a bit to get into that one, but once I did I loved the story. I think I had expectations of one thing so it took me a bit to change my expectations once I started reading.

  4. The Roommate was my favorite debut of last year. I’m glad we both found it and Danan.

  5. Poinsettia says:

    I haven’t read these, but I love the cover for Here to Stay! It made me smile. Here is my Top Ten Tuesday. Thank you!

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