Friday, July 30, 2010

Book Blogger Hop: July 30 - Aug 2, 2010

Book Blogger Hop

It's Friday Blog Hop time... stop into Crazy for Books to see a long list of this weekend's book blogs. Leave a comment to let me know you've visited!

This weeks question:    
Who is your favorite new-to-you author so far this year?


Hard one!  Last year I read some fantastic new-to-me authors. This year I've read lots of series and known-to-me authors, so I am going to pick 2 authors from the 19th Century:

Arthur Conan Doyle... For the first time, I am reading  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (mobi) - the complete collection for Kindle, for only 99 cents!  I've enjoyed it all so far, although taking a short break about half way through this long work!

In the same vein of Victorian writing and mysteries, I loved Wilkie Collins' Woman In White - Amazon have a free version, and this 95 cent version optimized for Kindle. See my previous review.

Let me know if you've just hopped in, or if you're a follower, who is your favorite new-to-you author this year?  I am always looking out for new books to download!

6 comments :

  1. I read Sherlock Holmes for the first time recently as well! I'm hopping on by and I'm following now because I'm interested in e-readers and I'm interested to hear what you have to say about the Kindle! I will be back. Have a great weekend.

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  2. Hi, I'm stopping by on the hop. I've read several by Wilkie Collins, and like his novels. My new discovery is David Rhodes...

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  3. Thanks for sharing!

    Lily - I am a huge Kindle lover. I've just posted about the new version coming out in a few weeks too!

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  4. Hey, just stopping by on the hop. I'm pretty similar to you as last year I encountered many new authors... this year I've mostly been trying to read what my old favourites have produced. Hope you're enjoying the very long Sherlock Holmes. Happy Friday! :)

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  5. I'm here from the Hop! And I just ordered my NEW Kindle, I can't wait. I have a Kindle 1 and have been waiting for the upgrade. I started reading Sherlock Holmes this year, those are great stories. I also discovered C.S. Harris who writes a good series of historical mysteries.

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