Authors I Want To Read More From.

WE all have favorite authors we read a ton of book written by… as i previously talked about (you can find my post here). But we also have a lot of authors we read maybe once or twice and totally loved, though we haven’t had the time to read anything by them again….

Following this i came up with the idea of looking for authors i would want to read from again because i love the way the write, their ideas for books, their talent, their back story… it could be anything, really.

So, today i bring you the list of my top 10 authors i want to read more books from.

(In no specific order):

Rainbow Rowell: I know i read a few books from her (more than two) but i absolutely love her style and the stories she has to tell. I loved her from the very first book i read by her, Fangirl. And had never disappointed me, yet.

David Levithan: I love him, i absolutely adore his trilogy of Every Day and i really want to read more books by him. He is such an inspiration to me, i met him once in a book signing and he was so humble and got really happy when i told him i flew all the way there to meet him.

Nina LaCour: This author writes like if writing was silk and she was making the most wonderful kind of cloth. I read two books by her and she brings me to tears just by writing HI.

Stephen King: The master of horror. I really want to enter his universe of writing and enjoy it as much as possible.

Angie Thomas: I will never forget the first time i read The Hate You Give. I cried so badly, even with the movie. I just, i adored the book and she seems like she has so many important things to say, i’m looking forward to reading more books by her.

Nic Stone: I read Dear Martin and it brought me to tears so many times. I already bought Dear Justyce and i hope to read it ASAP. She brings so much heart to her work, it is AMAZING.

Jennifer Niven: I love this woman. She is my inspiration to being here today. I love her books, the way she is, how she calls her fans Lovelies, everything. I recently purchased her new book Breathless and she made me a video thanking me for buying it and for loving her work and i cried for days.

Shaun David Hutchinson: This person has one of the most interesting minds i’ve read. He has so many dfferent ideas for books and he writes so wonderfully. I absolutely adore his work and i hope to read much much more.

Haruki Murakami: Did i tell you i own all his books? I own them all… I haven’t read them all yet, but this man has amazing talent and i love his books to pieces. I read about four of them and i can’t get enough of his writing style.

Ann Brashares: I read one book by her My Name Is Memory and is one of my favorite of all times, i remember so many quotes, like Nina LaCour the way she wrote that book was magnficent and i can’t wait to get my hands on more books by her.

And those are my favorites!

What are some authors you are wanting to read more from? Leave your comment down below!

Happy Readings!

Most Read Authors

We all have our favorites, we all have read way many books by… so, thinking of it i decided to go to my goodreads list and check out for real who are the authors i read the most from.

So, here we are… my top 7 most read authors of all time:

8. Haruki Murakami (4 books): I gotta admit i thought i read more book by him since i own all of them, but i guess i have a way to go with him.. obviously i’ll keep reading them since he has a magnific way of expressing himself and the stories he writes are just AMAZING. A great author for those looking for something more adult than YA. (yeah, i know i said top 7 but he is too important to me, ok?)

7. Neil Gaiman & Rainbow Rowell & Seanan McGuire(5 books by each): Just put an epigraphy on my tumb about how much i love them. I think they are all so extremely talented, there wasn’t a book by them i read i didn’t like. Will i read more book by them? ABSOLUTELY.

6. Harlan Coben & Richelle Mead (6 books by each): Harlan was my comeback to reading back in the day, so i still love him and one of my all time favorite books was written by him (Gone for Good). I don’t know if i’ll ever read another book by him though since they are all sort of the same after a while… as or Richelle i LOVED Vampire Academy (Christian Ozera i mean… literary boyfriend) but i’m not there anymore, i grew up and i’m not sure it is the kind of writing for me anymore.

5. Stephenie Meyer (6.5 book): Yeah, i read Twilight and i loved it back in the day… yeah i tried reading Midnight Sun (i just had to, okay?) and it was too cringey for me so … understandng now how problematic she is i don’t believe i will be reading any more books by her.

4. Patrick Ness and Stephen King (7 books by each): Patrick Ness is one of my favorite authors of all time, Stephen King is really interesting and i love some of his books (i read) a lot. Obviously i’ll be reading Patrcik’s books for a while, he is amazing – The Rest Of Us Just Live Here & More Than This? ABSOLUTE favorites. About King is more complicated, i guess i’ll read some more, starting with The Institute.

3. J. K. Rowling (10 books): I only read the Harry Potter series and the first three companions… i’m not that interested in the now HUGE universe of HP… and seeing how problematic the author is, i’m pretty sure i won’t be reading any more books by her.

2. Cassandra Clare (16 books): The shadowhunter chronicles are way too many books… i haven’t been reading for a while so i put them aside until i catch up with other readings but i love this world and the characters so i will be coming back for more. Also, i own almost every book so, why not?

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  1. Rick Riordan (19 books): I started reading Percy Jackson when they started to come out and have been reading everything he published uo until the Trails of Apollo, mostly because after so many books i got a little tired… but i guess i’ll finish them too eventually. My favorites were the Magnus Chase and The Kane Chronicles though, maybe because those were just trilogies and they left you wanting more, not like the Pery Jackson series that felt…. neverending, though i understand this one was the last. I think he did something and became problematic? I’m not very sure, but if you know what happened with him let me know.

What are your most read authors? Leave your comment down below!

From the pages to the screen: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King gets a TV adaptation

The other day as i was checking on the YouTubers i follow religiously, one of my favorites, the one i follow the most for the thrillers and Stephen King’s updates reacted to the Mr. Mercedes trailer and i almost died.

You gotta understand, when i first read Mr. Mercedes i was in love with the book two pages in, so can you imagine how excited i am because of this?

But, what is the story about?

A retired cop is haunted by a mass killer who one frigid night years ago ran over the waiting crowd of a job fair. The killer, using a stolen car killed 8 people (including a baby) and wounded many others. Now he is back to try and get read of Hodges, the police officer who had the case but could never catch him.

Brady Hartsfield, our killer, an antisocial and intelligent man who still lives with his alcoholic mother is thirsty for blood and nothing will stop him from try and ruin Hodges’s life.

Interested? Here’s the official trailer:

Now, what do i think about the trailer? …

Resultado de imagen para bill hodgesWell, first of all; Yes, that’s my Kermit Bill Hodges. He is actually the actor i pictured for the role so i’m like, super excited about it! In case you didn’t realize or know, he is Brendan Gleeson and he played Alastor Moody in the Harry Potter movies, he is also General Armitage Hux’s (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), aka Bill Weasley’s father in real life.

As for Brady, we have the actor Harry Treadaway, who you may know from Penny Dreadful, where he played Victor Frankenstein.

Really not what i had in mind, but you know… he seems completely crazy like Brady and i sort of  like it…

Resultado de imagen para mr mercedes trailer pictures There are some other characters that threw me out, but i guess, we just have to wait and see how they portrait the characters in the show instead of having any preconceived opinions.

 

As for the references from the book, like the smiley faces or the clown mask, like … okay, i can’t wait to actually see it all in the show.

Have you heard of Mr. Mercedes before? Are you looking forward to watching the series?

The show will start August 9th, don’t forget to tune in!

firma

T5W: I’d totally watch that show. 

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads . The group was created  Lainey. Now the group is under Samantha’s moderation, you can find her here.

Top 5 Wednesday: I’d Totally Watch That Show

Yes, who hasn’t dream about their favorite book series, trilogies or any book related thing to come to life as a tv show?! I know i do, a lot. Being tthe huge fan of books and tv shows as i am, this is the best topic to talk about especially when the fall tv’s season ks about to start.

Now let’s talk about it!!

Half Bad (The Half Bad Trilogy, #1)The half bad trilogy by Sally Green. 

I’m obsessed with these books, okay? So, who do i pay for them to start casting actors for the characters? You see i believe there are two characters the world needs to meet, one is from these books; Gabriel Boutin. The other one is from a series i’ll talk in a minute. Yes, i need Gabriel and in my mind, everyone needs him. Also, obviously the story of the books is thrilling and amazing, i think it’s time for it to become a tv show or at least a movie. Magic, war, representation, and a lone half blood. I tell you these books are great. NOW GIVE ME MY SHOW.

The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1)The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater.

The other character the world need to meet is obviously Ronan Lynch! Ha! Another amazing book series that would look fantastic in my tv as i watch it over and over again. No, seriously though no one thought about making this series a tv show? The books have one of the most original and unique stories.  Aw, now i made myself want this show too much.

The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan.

Okay, i know this one had two terrible tries as movies. Still, even though many things didn’t work in the films, my first worry was the fact that you can’t really put all the information from the books in a movie, this series deserved better. In my personal opinion it deserved a tv show.  I realise it may be pretty pricey because of effects and all, but there are ten and now even more books that can be put into a lot of seasons and also a spin off for Magnus Chase. I mean, it’s a great saga. Please someone save it.

Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1)The Bill Hodges Trilogy by Stephen King. 

One of my *non-YA* fiction books is Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King. This being the first book of the Bill Hodges trilogy is the main reason i want this to be a tv show. Honestly, these books are amazing and adaptations of Stephen King’s works are great for tv shows and movies. Let’s make another Stephen King’s book into a tv show, this time, Mr. Mercedes, Clemence deserves to watch Brady Hartsfield on her screen each week, thank you.

Alive: The Final Evolution, Volume 1Alive! The Final Evolution by Tadashi Kawashima.

This one is one of my favorite manga series of all time. Sadly enough it was never adapted into an anime or a dorama. I thought it would never happen because 1.) the mangaka passed away so i don’t know anything about the rights to the series 2.) it is an *old* manga. I still have no idea about the first fact but now many old manga are being revived (see Parasyte and Berserk for example) so, why not this awesome manga?! I mean,  pretty please? Seriously this manga was my all time favorite for a very long time. Now i have many all time favorites, but.. Adapt this into an anime, please!

Well, that’s it for this week’s topic… what are the books you want to watch as tv shows?!

‘Til Next Time 😉

firma

T5W: Least Favorite Book in My Favorite Series

As always, topics for these entries are taken from the Top 5 Wednesday group on Goodreads . The group was created by Lainey, who you can also follow on Youtube.

Top 5 Wednesday: Least Favorite Book in My Favorite Series

Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle, #3)

5.) Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater.

This is a very difficult choice because i love these books, yet again, i love all the series that will appear in this top so…. I just didn’t enjoyed all the way through this books as i did with the previous ones, even though there’s so much about Adam and i love him .. something just didn’t feel as magical in this books as the others.

 

Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #2)

4.) Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Okay, so i’m cheating a little here, because the last book isn’t out yet, but you have to understand how much i love Mr. Mercedes (it’s of my favorite books and my favorite thriller) and to be honest, this book wasn’t even nearly as good as Mr. Mercedes, which was a total bummer … i was so thrilled because of the previous one when i picked up this one, that i felt totally cheated when i finished it. Still, i’m looking forward for the last one because this one ended in a cliffhanger that is killing me!!

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2)

3.) Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

I feel like i’m always talking about how much i don’t like this book compared to the rest of the series.. I’m pretty sure i am… Anyway, it’s weird because for a very long tme it was my favorite of them all, until one day i just couldn’t keep reading it … I guess i just burned it out, like when you watch a movie too many times until you just cannot stand it any longer. But well, it’s not as if i won’t reread it a few more times in my life.. i’ll just have to take more time between the readings.

City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)

2.) City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

So, this book felt so weird to me the first time i read it, i just wished it was over already, it had its good stuff, but something was missing, like it was not much more than a filler. I don’t know what else to say, so i’ll just leave it there.

 

 

Beautiful Darkness (Caster Chronicles, #2)

1.) Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

This book takes the first place of this list because it almost got me to stop reading this series, in this book almost nothing happens, and i know that because of it many dropped the series. Luckly for me a few months after finishing this one i missed the characters so much i decided i’ll read the third book anyway, and to my surprise it got so much better! I love this series and i think more people should give the third book a chance, because it saves the day! Anyway… Beautidul Darkness isn’t the best book you’ll ever read, but not the worst either!

What are your least favorite books from the series you love?!

‘Til Next Time 😉

C.