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So today is Day 4 of Book Kaleidoscope 2013 hosted by Fanda @ Fanda Classiclit, and this time we are free to choose our own criteria. I was actually quite confused, and so I blog-walked through some of the bloggers who have joined in this event. I decided to list the Top 5 New Favorite Authors this month. They don't have to be a completely new author who just debuted, but it's the first time for me to read these authors' books. If they released a new book, I'll be sure to quickly grab it :)) So here's my list of new favorite authors from 2013 :))
John Green's first novel, Looking for Alaska, won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award presented by the American Library Association. His second novel, An Abundance of Katherines, was a 2007 Michael L. Printz Award Honor Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His next novel, Paper Towns, is a New York Times bestseller and won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best YA Mystery. In January 2012, his most recent novel, The Fault in Our Stars, was met with wide critical acclaim, unprecedented in Green's career. The praise included rave reviews in Time Magazine and The New York Times, on NPR, and from award-winning author Markus Zusak. The book also topped the New York Times Children's Paperback Bestseller list for several weeks. Green has also coauthored a book with David Levithan called Will Grayson, Will Grayson, published in 2010. The film rights for all his books, with the exception of Will Grayson Will Grayson, have been optioned to major Hollywood Studios.