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Author recommendations by Genre.

This list below is in no way comprehensive but is meant as a guide to help you find other authors in your favorite genre. Additional resources include:


www.goodreads.com  ---You can search by genre's, and it will also list a series for you


www.worldcat.org  ---Will tell you top authors in certain genre's


www.google.com  ---Search for top/new aurthors in ____________ genre


Christian 

 

AMISH--Christian

GENERAL--Christian

 
 

  1. Beverly Lewis
  2. Shelley Shepard Gray
  3. Cindy Woodsmall
  4. Wanda E. Brunstetter
  5. Mindy Starns Clark
  6. BJ Hott
  7. Kim Vogel Sayer
  8. Linda Castillo
  9. Mary Ellis
  10. Kelly Long

  1. John Fischer
  2. Gilbert Morris
  3. Lori Wick
  4. Karen Kingsbury
  5. Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins
  6. Frank Peretti
  7. Francine Rivers
  8. Dee Henderson
  9. Teri Blackstock
  10. Janette Oke & T. Davis Bunn

Historical

 

FANTASY--Historical

GENERAL--Historical

 
 

  1. Teresa Edgerton
  2. Juliet Marillier
  3. Katherine Kurtz
  4. Jean M. Auel
  5. William King
  6. Evangeline Walton
  7. Lloyd Alexander
  8. Naomi Novik
  9. Susanna Clarke
  10. Gillian Rubinstein

  1. Robert Alexander
  2. James Alexander Thom
  3. Willbur Smith
  4. James Michener
  5. Sharon K. Penman
  6. Ken Follett
  7. Jeff Shaara
  8. W.E.B. Griffin
  9. Ang Lee
  10. Bernard Cornwell

Horror

 

  1. Chelsea Quin Yarbro
  2. John Saul
  3. Dean Koontz
  4. Clive Barker
  5. Stephen King
  6. H.P. Lovecraft
  7. Kay Hooper
  8. Edgar Allan Poe
  9. James Herbert
  10. Ramsey Campbell
 

Mystery

 

CRIME--Mystery

PI/DETECTIVE--Mystery

 

  1. Philip Margolin
  2. John Sandford
  3. Lee Child
  4. Robin Cook
  5. Gillian Flynn
  6. Rita Mae Brown
  7. Robert B. Parker
  8. Patricia Cornwell
  9. Stieg Larsson
  10. Kathy Reichs

  1. John Sandord
  2. J.D. Robb
  3. James Patterson
  4. Sue Grafton
  5. Faye Kellerman
  6. Jonathan Kellerman
  7. James Lee Burke
  8. Robert Crais
  9. Ian Rankin
  10. Jeffery Deaver
 

SUSPENSE--Mystery

GENERAL--Mystery

 

  1. Harlan Coben
  2. William Kent Kreuger
  3. Lisa Gardner
  4. David Baldacci
  5. Philip Margolin
  6. Vince Flinn
  7. John Grisham
  8. Linda Howard
  9. Lisa Scottoline
  10. Nelson DeMille

  1. Janet Evanovich
  2. Diane Mott Davidson
  3. Kay Hooper
  4. Tom Clancy
  5. Richard North Patterson
  6. Dan Brown
  7. John LeCarre
  8. Tony Hillerman
  9. Robert Barnard
  10. Lillian Jackson Braun

Romance

 

HISTORICAL--Romance

GENERAL--Romance

 

  1. Amanda Scott
  2. Julia Quinn
  3. Hannah Howell
  4. Jude Deveraux
  5. Catherine Coulter
  6. Johanna Lindsey
  7. Connie Masson
  8. Philippa Gregory
  9. Diana Gabaldon
  10. Julie Garwood
  1. Kathleen Woodwiss
  2. Nicholas Sparks
  3. Iris Johansen
  4. Susan Elizabeth Phillips
  5. Jennifer Cruise
  6. Amanda Quick
  7. Sandra Brown
  8. Fern Michaels
  9. Kristen Hannah
  10. Elizabeth Lowell
 

PARANORMAL--Romance

WESTERN--Romance

 

  1. Sandra Hill
  2. Gena Showalter
  3. J.R. Ward
  4. Christine Feehan
  5. Patricia Briggs
  6. Lynsay Sands
  7. Kresley cole
  8. Jacquelyn Frank
  9. Sherrilyn Kenyon
  10. Larissa Ione

  1. Janet Oke
  2. Linda Lael Miller
  3. Larelei James
  4. Sarah McCarty
  5. Jodi Thomas
  6. Catherine Anderson
  7. Diana Palmer
  8. Kaki Warner
  9. Stacey Kayne
  10. Ellen O’Connell
 

CHICK LIT./CONTEMPORARY--Romance

 

  1. Sophie Kinsella
  2. Beth Harbison
  3. Emily giffin
  4. Jennifer Weiner
  5. Jane Green
  6. Helen Fielding
  7. Lauren Wasberger
  8. Jennifer Cruise
  9. Marian Keyes
  10. Cecilia Ahern

Sci-Fi

 

FANTASY--Sci-Fi

GENERAL--Sci-Fi

 

  1. Terry Brooks
  2. George R.R. Martin
  3. Edgar Rice Burroughs
  4. R.A. Salvatore
  5. Marion Zimmer Bradley
  6. Robert Jordan
  7. Tanith Lee
  8. Neil Gaiman
  9. Terry Pratchett
  10. Piers Anthony

  1. Michael Crichton
  2. Gini Koch
  3. Orson Scott Cord
  4. Frank Herbert
  5. Douglas Adams
  6. Hugh Howey
  7. Greg Eagan
  8. HG wells
  9. William Gibson
  10. Isaac Asimov

War Fiction

 

  1. Jack Higgins
  2. Kate Atkinson
  3. Robert Ludlum
  4. Boris Pasternak
  5. Michael Shaara & Jeff Shaara
  6. David Bergan
  7. James Chapman
  8. William Faulkner
  9. Charles Frazier
  10. Robert Graves
 

Westerns

 

CONTEMPORARY--Westerns

CLASSIC--Westerns

 

  1. Larry McMurtry
  2. Ed Gorman
  3. Ralph Cotton
  4. Bobby Cole
  5. Amanda Coplin
  6. C.J. Box
  7. Nevada Barr
  8. Dianne Warren
  9. Robert Olen Butler
  10. Lance Weller

  1. Max brand
  2. Zane Grey
  3. Louis L’Amour
  4. Nelson C. Nye
  5. Lauran Paine
  6. Owen Wister
  7. Elmer Keiton
  8. Woodrow W. Walker
  9. James J. Griffin
  10. Howard Hopkins
 

GENERAL--Westerns

 

  1. Will Henry
  2. William Johnstone
  3. Dana Fulle Ross
  4. Dusty Richards
  5. Conrad Richter
  6. Max Evans
  7. Cormac McCarthy
  8. James A. Michener
  9. Jack Schaefer
  10. Oakley Hall