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Favorite Authors Each Year

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These are my favourite authors by year. Usually only picked if I have read 3 or more works by the author. Links lead to my reviews and articles about the authors. For all Lists click here.

Favorite Authors 2024

Catholic Truth Society

JD Kirk

Richard Paolinelli

N.R. LaPoint

Cedar Sanderson

Alice Curtayne

Fiorella De Maria

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Favorite Authors 2023

Catholic Truth Society

Declan Finn

JD Kirk

Gordon Korman

Theresa Linden

Pope Benedict XVI

Corinna Turner

Andrew Clements

Karina Fabian

Manuel Alfonseca 

Maggie Clark  

Richard Paolinelli

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Favorite Authors 2022

Catholic Truth Society

Fiorella De Maria

J.E. Mayhew

Karina Fabian

Theresa Linden

Alice Curtayne

Leslea Wahl

Pope Benedict XVI

Corinna Turner

Arthur Slade

Nick Donnelly

Declan Finn

JD Kirk

Gordon Korman

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Favorite Authors 2021
Catholic Truth Society

Fiorella De Maria

J.E. Mayhew

Corinna Turner

Arthur Slade

Nick Donnelly


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Favorite Authors 2020
J.B. Midgley
Catholic Truth Society
Francis Fernandez
Amy Welborn
Theresa Linden
Fiorella De Maria
Arthur Slade
Roger B. Thomas
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Favorite Authors 2019

Francis Fernandez
Amy Welborn
Theresa Linden
Courtney Sheinmel
Catholic Truth Society
Jane Lebak
Father John S. Hogan
Micheal E. Giesler
Fiorella De Maria
Arthur Slade
Roger B. Thomas
J.B. Midgley
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Favorite Authors 2018

Francis Fernandez
Encounter The Saints Series
Alice Curtayne
Francis Fernandez
Marianne Lorraine Trouvé
Theresa Linden
Michal Stawicki
Barry Lyga
Rev. Daniel A.Lord S.J.
Derya Little
Arthur Slade
Catholic Truth Society
Regina Doman
Mike Aquilina
Helena Scott
Father John S. Hogan
Micheal E. Giesler
David Vining
Joseph Damien De Veuster - Saint Damien of Molokai
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Favorite Authors 2017

Matthew Kelly
Fr. Michael E. Gaitley
Taylor R. Marshall
Andrew Clements
Chris d'Lacey
Fulton J. Sheen
Francis Fernandez
Marilee Haynes
Barry Lyga
Encounter The Saints Series
Susan Peek
Manuel Alfonseca
... 

Favorite Authors 2016

Chris d'Lacey
Michal Stawicki
Maggie Clark
Arthur Slade
Matthew Kelly
Andrew Clements
Noah ben Shea
Taylor R. Marshall
Fr. Michael E. Gaitley    

Favorite Authors 2015
Barbara Reid
James Rollins
Rebecca Cantrell
Joe Cross
Paul Thigpen
Kathy Shaidle
Sven Lindqvist
Michal Stawicki
Tony Abbott
Herve Tullet
Corinna Turner
Chris d'Lacey             

Favorite Authors 2014

Holly Black
Stormie Omartian
Glenn Langohr
Bill Bright
Greg Leitich Smith
Andrew M. Seddon
Barry Lyga
Steven Brust
Mike O'Donnell
Noah benShea
Holly Black
Cassandra Clare
Cecil Castellucci
Patrick M. Lencioni            

Favorite Authors 2013

Mark Batterson
Barry Lyga 
Stephen Shea aka Arthur Slade
William Joyce
Joelle Charbonneau
Megan McDonald
Peter H. Reynolds
Holly Black
Scot Gardner
Dan Gutman
Patrick Ness
Cassandra Clare
N.D. Wilson    
Regina Doman
Cecil Castellucci
Tony Abbott
Diamond Dallas Page
     
Favorite Authors 2012

Megan McDonald
Peter H. Reynolds
Jon S. Lewis
Gary Thomas
Tony Abbott        
Barry Lyga
Greg Leitich Smith
Alexander Gordon Smith
Amy Welborn
Sally Murphy
Clete Barrett Smith
Arthur Slade
Ellen Raskin
Scot Gardner
Kenneth Oppel
Lois Lowry
Dan Gutman
Mark Batterson                   

Favorite Authors 2011

Kenneth Oppel
Holly Black
Roderick Gordon
Brian Williams
Arthur Slade
Regina Doman
Tony DiTerlizzi
Cecil Castellucci
Kathryn Lasky
Gabrielle Lord
Alexander Gordon Smith
Kathryn Lasky
Maggie Clark
Suzanne Collins
Pat Schmatz
James Bow
Aimee Friedman
Jon S. Lewis
Libba Bray
Cassandra Clare
Sadie Hayes
Megan McDonald
Peter H. Reynolds
Tony Abbott        
          
Favorite Authors 2010

Dr. Kevin Vost
Holly Black
Steven Brust
Cecil Castellucci
Alexander Gordon Smith
Kenneth Oppel
Patrick Carman
Jacques Philippe
Arthur Slade
Tony Abbott
Christopher Moore
Fred Secombe
Adrian Plass
N.D. Wilson
Sven Lindqvist
Noah benShea
Mark Sisson
Barry Lyga
Hope Larson
Siobhan Vivian
Regina Doman
Cassandra Clare
Suzanne Collins
Cynthia Leitich Smith
Erin Bow    

Favorite Authors 2009
J.F. Powers
Robert Buettner
Sven Lindqvist
Kathy Shaidle
Irma Zaleski
Noah benShea
Calvin Miller
Craig Zacker
Arthur Slade
Kenneth Oppel
N.D. Wilson
Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver
Patrick Carman
Hugh Brewster
Barbara Reid

Favorite Authors 2008
Dr. Kevin Vost
Kathy Shaidle
Josemaria Escriva
Jacques Philippe
Steven Brust
Regina Doman
Patrick Carman
J.F. Powers
Holly Black
Tony DiTerlizzi
Craig Zacker 

Favorite Authors 2007
Josemaria Escriva - aka - Saint Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer
Francis Fernandez - Frances Fernandez Carvajal
Federico Suarez
Jacques Philippe
Eugene Boylan
Cormac Burke
Douglas Coupland
J.F. Powers
S. William Shaw
John Twelve Hawks
Laurie Halse Anderson
Kenneth Oppel
Steven Brust
Jason Eckert
Kathy Shaidle
Dr. Kevin Vost

Favorite Authors 2006
Scott Hahn
Francis Fernandez - aka Francis Fernandez of Carvajal
Josemaria Escriva - aka - Saint Josemaria Escriva de Balaguer
John Eldredge
Terry Tempest Williams
Joseph Ratzinger - aka - Pope Benedict XVI
Liz Kelly
Irma Zaleski
Kathy Shaidle
Gregory Baum
Dr. James MacDonald
James B. Stenson
Peter Kreeft
C.S. Lewis
Edward G. Maristany

Favorite Authors 2005
John Eldredge
Douglas Coupland
Terry Tempest Williams
Robert J. Sawyer
Paulo Coelho
Sven Lindqvist
Henri Nouwen
Thomas Merton
Noah benShea
Bart Ehrman
J.F. Powers

Favorite Authors 2004
John Eldredge
Chuck Palahniuk
Douglas Coupland
Lois Lowry
Robert A. Heinlein
Richard Adams
Steven Brust
Neil Gaiman
Brian D. McLaren
Erwin McManus
Donald Miller
Sven Lindqvist

Favorite Authors 2003
John Eldredge
C. S. Lewis
Thomas Merton
Paulo Coelho
Sven Lindqvist
Andrew M. Greeley
Steven Brust
Noah benShea
Madeleine L'Engle
Andrian Plass
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Kathleen Norris

Favorite Authors 2002
Henri J.M. Nouwen
Daniel Quinn
Paulo Coelho
Henri J.M. Nouwen
Irma Zaleski
Ursula K. LeGuin
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Tom Holt
Marcus Aurelius
Jose Saramago
Brennan Manning
James Allen
Laurie Halse Anderson

Favorite Authors 2001
Noah benShea
Robin S. Sharma
J.R.R. Tolkien
C.S. Lewis
Lois Lowry
Steven Brust
Dan Millman

Favorite Authors 2000
Jack Whyte
Kenneth Oppel
Alfred Bester
Steven Brust
Stephen R. Lawhead
J. R. R. Tolkien
William Horwood

Favorite Authors 1999
Sister Helen Prejen
Natalie Babbitt
Ursula K. LeGuin
Monica Hughes
Meeting God Bible Study Series
John O'Donohue
Steven Brust
Robert Asprin

Favorite Authors 1998
Henry T. Blackaby
Spider Robinson
C.S. Lewis
Thomas Merton
Fred Secombe
Elie Wiesel
Kathleen Norris
Allan Bloom
Michael Higgins

Favorite Authors 1997
Andrew M. Greeley
Richard Adams
Adrian Plass
Calvin Miller
Orlo Miller
James Bryon Huggins

Favorite Authors 1996
Madeleine L'Engle
Andrew M. Greeley
Mark I. Bubeck
Calvin Miller
Frank E. Peretti
James Bryon Huggins
Paul Little

Favorite Authors 1995
Joseph F. Girzone
C.S. Lewis
James Bryon Huggins
Madeleine L'Engle
Chuck Swindall

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