Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday: Jen's Top Ten Authors She'd DIE To Meet

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created here at The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because we are particularly fond of lists here at The Broke and the Bookish. We'd love to share our lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists!

Each week we will post a new Top Ten list  that one of our bloggers here at The Broke and the Bookish will answer. Everyone is welcome to join. All we ask is that you link back to The Broke and the Bookish on your own Top Ten Tuesday post AND add your name to the Linky widget so that everyone can check out other bloggers lists! If you don't have a blog, just post your answers as a comment. Have fun with it! It's a fun way to get to know your fellow bloggers.

To see a list of upcoming Top Ten Tuesday topics please click HERE!

 Jen's List:


  1. Sarah Dessen:  I love love love her books.  She's actually going to be at a bookstore that's semi-near me next week.  I'm seriously considering going but who knows how much beach and tourist traffic I'll get stuck in.  But it's also the day before my birthday so it might be a good present to myself!
  2. Jane Austen:  I have a confession...I've never actually read any of her books.  I want to know if she ever imagined her books becoming classics and all of the different adapations of her books.  From Pride and Prejudice Zombies to the movies Clueless, an updated version of Emma.  I'd love to know what she thinks of her books being portrayed in these different ways.
  3. Megan McCafferty:  The creator of Jessica 'Notso' Darling and the mastermind behind Marcus Flutie and his mysterious ways.  Two of my favorite book characters!
  4. Dr. Seuss: I think it would have been unbelievable to meet Dr. Seuss.  I imagine him always talking in rhymes.
  5. Ernest Hemingway: I want to meet him so I can bombard him with questions about what it was like living in Paris in the 1920's.   
  6. Laura Ingalls Wilder: In a way I already feel like I grew up with her.  I devoured the Little House books when I was younger and I think it would have been amazing to actually meet her!
  7. Stephanie Perkins:  She wrote Anna and the French Kiss (loved it) and has blue hair.
  8. Morgan Matson: I'd love to take a road trip with her!  I feel like it would be the best road trip ever. Definitely one of epic proportions! 
I could only get to eight this time.  This topic was a lot harder than I originally thought.  Now it's your turn!  Who are the top ten authors that you'd DIE to meet?





47 comments :

  1. Whoops! My first link was wrong, so I had to resubmit. Sorry about that!

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  2. I totally wish I had included deceased authors, but it would have been way harder for me. I love The Little House books too! And Stephanie Perkins was on my list as well :) Good list.

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  3. This is such a fun topic. It's not often I get to unleash my fan-girl side. :D
    I have Jane Austen on my list too. I totally forgot about Laura Ingalls Wilder though. I loved her books as a kid.

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  4. I would love to meet Jane Austen too! I love each of her books.

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  5. How in the world did I forget Dr. Suess????

    I also have Stephanie Perkins on my list. Anyone who can create a boy like St.Clair and has as many fictional boyfriends as I do is someone I want to meet!

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  6. Dr Seuss is a good one! That would be one interesting person to meet, although if he was always talking in rhymes a conversation with him might be exhausting after awhile.

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  7. Great topic! And time for an Austen- she's not my favorite, but one is a must.

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  8. One of my top ten is coming to my area too!

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  9. Great top ten idea! I had so much fun creating my list; and keeping it down to ten was really, really difficult.

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  10. AH! I love Megan McCafferty! The Jessica Darling series is my absolute favorite series of books. I'm so enchanted by Marcus Flutie and relate so much to Jessica!! I'm so glad to find someone else who enjoys them as much as I do.

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  11. Some good authors here, Id add Megan McCafferty to my list :) I found it surprisingly hard too though once I got into the flow of it - I nearly stopped at 8. I have Jane Austen :)
    OF - http://thephantomparagrapher.blogspot.com/2011/07/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-authors-id-love.html

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  12. Great list! I've never read anything by Sarah Dessen, but I keep seeing her name everywhere. I hear that her books are really good. I think I need to find one and start reading!

    I also thought of putting Laura Ingalls Wilder on my list, but I already had 12 and knew I had to stop somewhere or I would go on forever!

    Here’s My Top Ten Tuesday This Week

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  13. I can't believe I didn't think of Laura Ingalls Wilder!! She's been one of my favorites since I was little and it would be amazing to meet her.

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  14. Yes! Ernest Hemingway. He's on my list too.

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  15. Oh! I forgot about Dr. Suess and Laura Ingalls Wilder! Great list!!

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  16. I enjoyed reading your list. We both included Jane Austen. :)

    Dr. Seuss! I totally would have included him if I'd remembered. Great choice.

    My list is up, but I see everyone already beat me to it.

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  17. I remember reading Laura Ingalls Wilder! After reading your top ten list, I want to read her books again! Haha. I also had Sarah Dessen on my list, and I couldn't come up with a full ten either.

    Awesome list!

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  18. Can you imagine sitting and talking with Laura Ingalls Wilder! Wouldn't that be fascinating!

    Here's my list of Top Twenty-Seven Authors I'd Love to Meet (Sorry, I Couldn't Stop at Ten). Don't forget to enter my July Giveaway, too!

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  19. We have a lot of the same authors on our lists! That's awesome!

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  20. This was a lot of fun and I went a bit over 10 authors. I had to "borrow" Laura Ingalls Wilder from you! She is a great pick!

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  21. I really enjoyed reading your list. Jane Austen forever!

    This is my first time participating in Top Ten Tuesday and I hope you'll check out my picks!

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  22. Sarah Dessen and Stephanie Perkins are on my list as well! =)

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  23. Agreed! I can't think of 10 either.. thought it'd be easier than that! LoL!

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  24. Loved this TOP 10 Tues:) Happy I found you...and now I'm a new follower:)

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  25. Jane Austen, Dr. Seuss, and Stephanie Perkins made my list as well.

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  26. A fun list this week! Laura Ingalls Wilder is a great choice. :-)

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  27. There are soooo many authors I would want to meet, so it was kind of hard to narrow it done to just 10.

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  28. Dr. Seuss!! Why didn't I think of that?!

    -Jenna @ the book element

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  29. Oh Megan!! I have only read BUMPED by her but loved her humour, great pick! I actually may see Sarah Dessen in September :o

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  30. I needed to make a top 20! I would have also included Laura Ingalls Wilder, Stephanie Perkins, Simone Elkeles, Wendy Delsol, John Flanagan, Darren Shan....Must stop.

    Great lists everyone!

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  31. Great list! I just finished reading Morgan Matson's Epic Detour novel (while on my own road trip), and I just loved it! We just got back home from our trip, and I can't wait to look up all the songs on Roger's playlists!

    Sue

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  32. This is my fist Top Ten Tuesday! What fun!!!

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  33. This is such a fun list. It was harder to answer than I thought it would be!

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  34. Dr. Suess. Excellent choice.

    This is my first TTT, though I've seen a few before. Really neat meme.

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  35. I would like to meet Laura Ingalls Wilder also and maybe Ernest Hemingway...over a drink...or two ;)

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  36. Wish I would have remembered Dr. Seuss. Also, I love the little house on the prairie series.

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  37. What a wonderful post!

    I loved the Sarah Dressen book that I read and added all of her other books to my list. I would love to meet her too. :)

    New follower. Please come by for a visit www.thebookaddictnet.blogspot.com

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  38. This was a fun one!

    I imagined a dinner party, and who would I want to invite! What a fascinating group this would be!

    Thanks for having these weekly questions...great fun! And a great way to 'feed' my TBR pile... though it is fat already! ;)

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  39. Hey, must say thanks to the Book Lush for turning me onto you, had lots of fun writing my first - but not last - Top Ten Tuesday.

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  40. great list this week! I'd like to meet Stephanie Perkins as well. She left a comment on my blog once, I was so excited XD

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  41. Dr. Suess is a good one, but I would be afraid that meeting him would ruin my fantasy that he spoke only in rhyme.

    Come visit me at The Scarlet Letter.

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  42. Sarah Dessen just seems so down to earth and fabulous. nice list!

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  43. @ Deborah I'm so glad I could influence you to do your own! Your comment was moving :)

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  44. I don't have a list because it I did it would be way too long. Erma Bombeck would be number one, I know that though! :-)

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  45. Mine's a little (okay...a lot) late, but I didn't want to miss this top ten as mine gave me a chance to admit something shameful...*SIGH*

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  46. The authors I'd die to meet? Meg Cabot, Sarah Dessen and Stephen King.

    Meg the most though. Definitely.

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