Top Ten Tuesday is a fun weekly event that is now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's topic is 'Books On My Spring TBR', which I am tweaking to be 'Books on my Spring TBR with authors appearing at Malice Domestic 30'.
Malice Domestic is an annual fan convention that celebrates traditional mysteries (like Agatha Christie wrote). This year will be the 30th year that this convention has existed. Awards are given each year in various categories and the awards are called 'Agathas'. I was lucky enough to get to attend last year and I'm also planning on attending this year. For my spring TBR, I have selected 10 (well, actually 11) books to attempt to read this spring. I know I won't get to all of them before the end of April, but I'll give it a shot.
The first five are the books nominated for 'Best First Novel' at the convention. All of the authors will be on a panel talking with Margaret Maron (one of my favorite mystery writers) and I'm volunteering to help with that panel. They are:
The second group of six are books that were penned by authors that I'll also be seeing when they appear on panels. Some of the panels I will volunteer to help and some I'll just attend and listen. Looking forward to trying all these books.
So, what do you think? Have you read any books by these authors or do any of these look like books you'd enjoy? Ever thought about going to a book convention? They are fun, trust me!