Writers Recommend: What Ruth Ware, Brad Meltzer, and More Are Reading

Writers Recommend: What Ruth Ware, Brad Meltzer, and More Are Reading


In order to be a good writer, you’ve got to be a good reader, right? That’s what we’ve always thought anyway. To keep our shelves stocked with must-read recommendations, we scoured social media to discover the books that our favorite authors are recommending right now.

Ruth Ware thinks Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh is killer.

Tiffany D. Jackson has fallen head over heels for Calling My Name by Liara Tamani.

Fatima Bhutto finds Portrait of the Alcoholic by Kaveh Akbar revelatory.

Laurent Linn is purrfectly happy to read Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick.

Currently reading.

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Julie C. Dao is racing through Lindsay Eagar’s Race to the Bottom of the Sea.

Chloe Benjamin pulled some strings to score a copy of Philip Pullman’s The Book of Dust.

Maisey Yates knows how to land a copy of Duke of Desire by Elizabeth Hoyt.

Courtney Maum is thrilled to be the first to check out Beth Ann Fennelly’s Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs.

Jamie Quatro has only one word to say about what she’s reading next.

Jami Attenberg enjoys some quality bath time with Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach.

Bath time

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Brad Meltzer wants you to take a break with Vacationland by John Hodgman.

Myfanwy Collins
Myfanwy Collins is a Massachusetts-based mother, writer, and reader. She has an MA in English Literature and has published two novels and a collection of short stories. As a young writer, her mentor told her that in order to be the best writer, she needed to first be the best reader. She continues to pursue her best-reader merit badge.


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