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Why I Love Wednesdays... Debut Author

By Bookaholic @BookReflections
Reflections of a Bookaholic
I am returning with my new feature... Why I love which takes place on Wednesdays. Today's proclamation of love concerns our Favorite Debut Author
Why I Love...Christopher Grant
Why I Love Wednesdays... Debut AuthorI love this particular topic as it has to change as authors continue to write more books.  I love that feeling of finding and author for the first time.  Then the moment where I realize that it is their first book or story gives me that extra tingle.  I get excited because I know there is so much more to come.
Why I Love Wednesdays... Debut AuthorI'm currently enamored with Mr. Christopher Grant, author of Teenie.  I reviewed Teenie and interviewed Mr. Grant during the Black History Month Blog Hop.  I am still staggered that Teenie, a book about a young black girl, was written by a man.  Oh I know it happens, but that isn't the problem.  I'm still just so flabbergasted that it was done and done so well.  Teenie's voice was so clearly that of a teen girl.  I had to keep looking at the flap to make sure I wasn't crazy.  I absolutely have to give Mr. Grant props for writing such a great book in an unexpected voice.
I have to admit that there are many more authors that I love and for different reasons.
Which Debut Authors do you love and why did you choose them? Feel free to create your own post and leave the link in the comments.  Don't want to create an entire post?  Tell me your favorites in the comments.  Thanks for stopping by for another week of Why I Love Wednesdays!!

If you want to play along, feel free to grab the image (there is a button on the right sidebar now) and link your post in the comments. Here goes.

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P.S.  We will forgo the linky again this week.  Just post your posts in the comments :)

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