The Best New Books & Authors
Some new authors (or authors who have come into their own) have definitely stood out in the past decade.
- Joe Abercrombie
- Jim Butcher
- David Anthony Durham
- Steven Erikson & Ian Cameron Esslemont
- China Mieville
- Patrick Rothfuss
- Adrian Tchaikovsky
- Michael J. Sullivan
- Jay Lake
Of Michael's work the author said...
Michael J. Sullivan's Crown Conspiracy and Avempartha are a little lighter than many of the others on this list, but in the tradition of thief/hired-sword stories, there are none better. They feel more heroic than many in their genre (Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser), and it feels like the plot will thicken considerable after Avempartha.
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