Y’all, looks like we have a whole new incoming class of debut authors coming in and I could not be more excited. I mean, sure I love reading books by tried and true authors but there’s something incredibly exciting about new voices coming on the scene. I daresay, a few of you will agree with me. (I have been listening to Pride & Prejudice, thus the daresay). Here’s ten debuts that I am looking forward to that I haven’t featured in previous Top Ten Tuesdays.
Ten Debuts I’m SUPER Excited About:
1. The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd
Why?: I’ve mentioned The Madman’s Daughter in a few other pots, however I’m looking forward to it because it retells a story that we don’t often hear – The Island Of Dr. Moreau. Plus, it’s historical fiction and sounds quite compelling.
2. How My Summer Went Up in Flames by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski
Why?: The beginning of the summary reminded me of the song ‘Before He Cheats’ by Carrie Underwood and there’s nothing I love more than a scorned woman getting revenge. AND OMG YOU GUYS IT TURNS INTO A ROAD TRIP BOOK and I hope to goodness it’ll be a little tiny bit like Amy And Roger’s Epic Detour which omg way too much love.
3. Reboot by Amy Tintera
Why?: I read the summary and said out loud ‘fuck yes’ because I am crass like that. ANYWAYS! This girl dies and she is rebooted and she becomes the perfect soldier AND THERE IS A BOY WHO CAUSES TROUBLE and of course, I am getting all shouty. Whatever I am pumped up about Reboot.
4. The Flame In The Mist by Kit Grindstaff
Why?: Apparently this is billed as ‘for fans of The Golden Compass‘ so, that’s me. There are ghosts and a prophecy and a candle and a fiery red-headed main character. Of freakin course this is on my MUST READ list.
5. In The Shadow Of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
Why?: SPANISH INFLUENZA! YOU GUYS! I love diseases! I LOVE READING ABOUT THEM. Like, yeah that’s bizarre but you know I have this quirk. Oh goodness I cannot freakin’ wait. Plus that cover is a number one stunner.
6. Poison by Bridget Zinn
Why?: Besides really wanting the girl’s boots on the cover, Poison is about *Potter Puppet Pals Voice* a potions master. Anyways, the girl shoots a poison dart and misses and now everyone is after her. HECK YES. Cannot wait.
7. Fault Line by C. Desir
Why?: Honestly, I love that cover. It’s so bold and striking and makes me want to smoke hahahaha. Basically these two kids are about to date, there’s a party that main character Ben doesn’t go to but his girl Ani does. She comes out totally changed. And this book is all about that. Sounds serious and awesome.
8. Strands Of Bronze And Gold by Jane Nickerson
Why?: Retelling of Bluebeard and oh my, that gorgeous cover. Plus I’m a huge glutton for historical fiction forever.
9. Thin Space by Jody Casella
Why?: Thin Space looks utterly tragic and sad and the sort of book that makes you feel all of the things.
10. Canary by Rachele Alpine
Why?: I’m the biggest cover whore ever and you guys, there is a bird on this cover and I freakin love bird covers, plus I love how it looks like a paper bag. Also, this book is contemporary and I really don’t read enough of them. The summary sounds fabulous.
Are any of these books on your top ten list? What debuts are you looking forward to? Let me know in the comments!
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