I read, like, a lot and none of my favorite authors are coming out with new books until the April-June timeline or later (curse you, UK authors! *shakes fist*). So I'm hoping somebody might have some ideas for authors they might like to share. I have a Kindle so they don't necessarily have to be hard copy only books. I read mostly fantasy, sci-fi and mystery (Brit and historical) with some nonfiction (Tudor history, Vietnam) and social science thrown in. I also read some Christian non-fiction but tend to steer clear of Christian fiction as what I've tested is stuff I've found to not be very well-written and kinda formulaic - but I am willing to have my mind changed.
The one book I probably give away time and time again is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. That book is MADE of awesome.
Some of the authors I have read are:
Fantasy - Robin Hobb, George R. R. Martin, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Stephen Deas, Alex Bledsoe, M.K. Hobson, Chris Wooding, Libba Bray
Science Fiction - Mary Doria Russell
Mystery - Elizabeth George, C.J. Sansom, Mark Billingham, G.J. Moffat, Stephen Booth
Christian non-fiction - Philip Yancey, Beth Moore, Brennan Manning
Non-fiction - Antonia Fraser, Alison Weir
Fiction - Mary Doria Russell, Alison Weir
I am probably going to go home, look at my shelves and think "Oh yeah, how could I forget so-and-so!" but this is probably a representative sampling so, please, help a bookworm out?