Top 10 Favorite Authors

Here’s a top 10 Tuesday list that should be very helpful in your book-browsing endeavors. Check out these BWB fan favorite authors to find your next great read.

1. Terry Pratchett

Co-Author of “Good Omens” with the number two pick. Pratchett also wrote “Unseen Academicals,” “The Wee Free Men,” “The Color Magic,” and many other novels.

2. Neil Gaiman

Co-Author of “Good Omens” with the number one pick. Gaiman also wrote “The Graveyard Book,” “American Gods,” and “Neverwhere” to name a few.

3. Kurt Vonnegut
Most famous for his anti-war book “Slaughterhouse-five,” Vonnegut also wrote a satirical commentary on modern man, “Cat’s Cradle,” and “Breakfast of Champions,” examining fiction as truth, as well as “Welcome to the Monkey House,” full of his short stories… plus many more.

4. Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice” and “Sense and Sensibility” are Austen’s two most loved English romance novels that also serve as historical fiction and social commentary.5. Janet Evanovich
Evanovich is famed for her series of 18 contemporary mysteries including every book from “Explosive Eighteen” to “One for the Money.”

6. Madeleine L’Engle
Highly celebrated for her children’s novel “A Wrinkle in Time,” L’Engle also wrote three more books in the quintet.

7. Pat Conroy
Award-winning Southern novelist Conroy’s latest hit is “South of Broad.” He’s also enamoured for “Beach Music,” “The Lords of Discipline,” and “The Prince of Tides.”

8. Harper Lee
Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” continually makes the top 10 list of books sold on She also won a Pulitzer Prize for the novel.

9. Maya Angelou
Trailblazer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has published over 30 bestselling titles. Some fan favorites include “I Know why the Caged Bird Sings,” “Letter to my Daughter,” and “And Still I Rise.”

10. Stephen King
King’s most recent hit “11/22/63” is receiving much praise from our fans. He also famously wrote the thrillers “The Shining,” “IT,” and many more.

Who is your favorite author and why? We’d love for you to share below.


  1. My favorites are Austen, Georgette Heyer, and C. J. Cherryh, but I’m surprised that J. K. Rowling didn’t make this list.

  2. What?!?! No Barbara Kingsolver? Impossible.

  3. Why no John le Carre – master craftsman?

  4. what about jeff kinney and rick riordan

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