This is a rendition of thebrokeandthebookish.com’s Top Ten Tuesday. This week it’s the Top Ten Authors of All Time…For Today, Anyway being my caveat. Nevertheless, I have hunkered down and considered, rejected authors of favorite books whose other works I didn’t love as well, realized who truly felt like a good, old friend, and didn’t let myself narrow it down by any genre, whatsoever. It was tough. It was revealing. It was…..
Top Ten Authors:
1. Raphael Sabatini
-No one does great adventure, high romance, or dramatic swashbuckling like Raphael Sabatini. Also, excellent insults.
2. A.A. Milne
-For keeping me six forever and ever, where I’ll always stay clever as clever.
3. Kristin Cashore
-Katsa is my spirit animal.
-The bard is not to be denied.
5. Oscar Wilde
-The only thing I have to declare is his genius. *Begins to eat muffins….out of my handbag*
6. Barbara Helen Berger
-Authors/Illustrators’ combined work counts, for this list-I didn’t even deny myself that.
7. Maurice Sendak
-Once a king, always a king when someone loves you best of all.
8. Jane Austen
-It is a truth universally acknowledged that a reader with great taste, must be in want of an Austen.
9. James Thurber
-Just here, in this doom-shaped list, after this doom-shaped number, on this doom-shaped blog…
10. Madeleine L’Engle
-She will never leave my mind.
Who be yours?