2017 – Some of my favourite Authors whose books I read this year!

I have read many, many books this year! Some were written by authors I have promoted previously on my other blog, Reading Recommendations, and these books I considered to be outstanding! And, in a few cases, I read more than one book by the same author. So, without further ado, here’s a list of those authors’ names and the titles of their books I read in 2017 …

(The links below will take you to that author’s original promotion on Reading Recommendations.)

Thanks to all Authors for continuing to write so well!

Gail Anderson-DargatzThe Spawning Grounds

Tim Baker24 Minutes (to be published in 2018)

Gail BowenThe Winner’s Circle

Kevin BrennanIn No Particular Order

Sharon ButalaWhere I Live Now

Paul ButlerThe Good Doctor, The Widow’s Fire

Sally CroninSam, A Shaggy Dog Story

Tricia DrammehThe Fifth Circle, Firebound (Spellbringers Book #2)

Seumas GallacherA Few Poetry Stops in a Life’s Journey

Felicity HarleyThe Burning Years

Betty Jane HegeratRunning Toward Home

Allan HudsonShorts Vol. 1

J.F. KaufmannEllida, Once Upon a Night (To be published in 2018)

Ken McGoogan50 Canadians Who Changed the World, Dead Reckoning: The Untold Story of the Northwest Passage

J.P. McLeanThe Betrayal

Antony MillenThe Chain

David A. PoulsenSerpents Rising, Dead Air

Mike RobbinsSuch Little Accident: British Democracy and its Enemies, Three Seasons

Merilyn SimondsGutenberg’s Fingerprint

Mary SmithDonkey Boy and Other Stories

Check out Part 2 of this series here.

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22 responses

  1. Wow! Thank you for including me on this wonderful list!

  2. The best series that I have read this year would have to be The Clifton Chronicles by Jeffrey Archer. I would recommend them to anyone.

  3. So pleased to see our friend, Seumas Gallacher’s book of poems featured here!

    1. I thought that book was quite good! Seumas was stretching his writing talent.

  4. […] I have already posted a list of some of the authors whose books I read this year and found to be outstanding. You will find that link here. […]

  5. Thank you for including me in such good company!!

    1. You are very welcome! And I look forward to further promoting this new book of yours, Tim, when it is published!

  6. Reblogged this on MorgEn Bailey – Editor, Comp Columnist/Judge, Tutor & Writing Guru and commented:
    And I’ve not read any of these. To be fair, reading (editing) is my day job so I will have ‘read’ nearly 30 books this year. Still not as many as most of you probably.

    1. Morgen, please do list here any books you’ve edited this past year that are outstanding and have gone on to be published or are about to be published. Would love to have an editor’s input!

  7. Reblogged this on Have We Had Help? and commented:
    Are you on the list?

  8. Reblogged this on theshammuramat and commented:
    Thanks so much Susan!

  9. Some great books here, Susan. I’ve read some and there are several I’d like to read. Thanks so much for the shout out for Donkey Boy:) I’m really excited it’s a finalist in Rosie Amber’s Favourite Book of the Year award, chosen by her team and now up for a public vote until 15th. If you’d like to vote, here’s the link: https://wp.me/p2Eu3u-aLp

  10. Thanks for featuring the book, Susan! Much appreciated, and a Happy Caribbean Christmas to you!

    1. Thanks, Kevin! You keep writing, I’ll keep reading!!

  11. Thanks for including me on your blog, Susan! Have a great holiday season, and best of luck with the print edition of One Woman’s Island!

  12. Thank you so much Susan.. I am very honoured to be included and Sam would be right royally chuffed.. x

  13. Reblogged this on Smorgasbord – Variety is the spice of life and commented:
    Susan Toy has just posted some of her favourite reads of this year and very honoured to be listed with Sam, A Shaggy Dog Story.. in great company including Mary Smith, J.P McLean, Allan Hudson, Seumas Gallacher and many others.. #recommended

  14. You read some great books! I am behind on my reading. Must do something about that!

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