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Who is an author (name up to 3) you will skip dinner to read?


S. Weber
Daniel Silva, Jonathan Kellerman, John Sandford... all three are so darn good at their craft that I am swept away on murder and mayhem, and can easily read a book in a day.

Mary Jane Weishar
Jodi Picoult

Anne G. Edwards
John Lescroart

Joy Penaskovic
Elizabeth Berg, Kate DiCamillo, Joan Anderson

Veronika Bauer
Rebecca Gabbe, Frank Schätzing, and Cecelia Ahern

Barbara Brandt
Nevada Barr, Jodi Picoult, Lynne Cheney

Wilma Frana
Debbie Macomber, Diana Palmer, Linda Howard

Jodi Picoult, Anita Shreve, and Philippa Gregory

Karen Barash
I would skip dinner to read Anne Tyler, Elizabeth Berg and Alice Hoffman.

S. Smith
Maeve Binchy, Patricia Cornwell, and Sue Grafton

Terri Dobson
Suzanne Brockmann, Tami Hoag, Tony Hillerman

Ann Bowen
Nora Roberts, John Grisham, and Patricia Cornwell

Evelyn Steinberg
J. M. Coetzee and Philip Roth

Sandi Lewis
Peter Robinson, Diana Gabaldon, and Val McDermid

LaDonna Carrington
John LeCarre, Dean Koontz, Dan Brown

Alexis Salema
Janet Evanovich, Sarah Strohmeyer, and P. D. James

Gale Schexnayder Moch
Robert Crais, Michael Connelly, and Jan Burke

Carrie Hisler
Sue Grafton, Stephen King, and Patricia Cornwell

Larena Wirum
Kelley Armstrong, James Patterson, and Bernard Cornwell

Wakar Amarra
Kate DiCamillo

Patricia Bradley
MaryJanice Davidson, Jacqueline Carey, Jayne Ann Krentz

Jasper Fforde, Sue Grafton, and Michelle Martinez

Arianna Hawkins
I would skip dinner to read books by J. K. Rowling, Jane Austen, and Tracy Chevalier. They are three of my favorite authors, and I intend to reread their books as much as I can!

Sarelle Herbst
Daniel Silva, Thomas Perry, Sujata Massey

Sarelle Herbst
William Kent Krueger, Steve Hamilton, Dennis Lehane

Linda Howard, Ginna Gray, and Julie Garwood

Joan Nilson
James Patterson, Tami Hoag, and Judith Michael

Tia Curry
Terry Mcmillian, E. Lynn Harris and Rosalyn Mcmillian.

Roberta Levett
Jeffrey Eugenides, Michel Faber, and Joseph Finder

Kayce Crews
Joseph Finder, John Sanford, Richard Bach.

Pat Stuckey
Jan Karon, Ann B. Ross, Alexander McCall Smith

Jennifer Mason
John E. Cother, author of FEAR OF SPIDERS.

Freda McCallie
Randy Wayne White, Steven Womack, and Nelson Demille

John E. Cother --- He wrote FEAR OF SPIDERS. It is the first in a series of four books, I believe.

Lisa McLoughlin
Laurell K. Hamilton and J. D. Robb

Debbie Wernert
Now I hate to skip dinner but... Pat Conroy, Tess Gerritsen, and Lisa Scottoline. I could go on, but I need a snack.

Merry Waldrip
Nora Roberts, James Patterson, Jeffrey Deaver

Wilbur Smith

Rosalie Sambuco
Greg Iles, Ken Follett. and Phillipa Gregory

Arlene Runge
Jodi Picoult

Arlene Runge
Carl Hiassen, Randy Wayne White

James Patterson, Nicholas Sparks, Elizabeth Flock

Barbara Goettler
Jodi Picoult, Nicholas Sparks, Patricia Cornwell and Sandra Brown

T. Jefferson Parker, Elizabeth George, and Jonathan Kellerman

Amy Gross
James Patterson, Harlan Coben, and Karin Slaughter

Amanda G. 
Authors which will make me skip breakfast, lunch, and dinner... 1) Jasper Fforde 2) Carlos Ruiz Zafon 3) Alexandre Dumas

Sharon Beam
Richard Montanari and Patricia Cornwell

Wendy Robards
Jodi Picoult

James Patterson, Anita Shreve and Jodi Picoult

James Patterson, Jodi Picoult, Janet Evanovich (Stephanie Plum series)

Ann Thurber
Harlan Coban, Linda Fairstein, Michael Connelly

Cynthia Humphrey
Nick Hornby, Carl Hiaasen, Ian Rankin

Jamille Krupa
John Grisham and Nelson DeMille

Harlan Coben

Lynn Ketelsen
Lorna Landvik, Jodi Picoult, Adrianna Trigiani

Lorri LePage
Jodi Picoult

Lee Child, Joseph Finder, James Rollins

Sue Grafton, Patricia Cornwell, and Stuart Woods

Kathy Osborn
James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, and Nora Roberts

Amy W.
Debbie Macomber, LaVeryle Spencer, Lisa Wingate

Donna Neiport
Stephen King, Alice Hoffman, Janet Evanovich

Felipe Guimaraes
Sidney Sheldon, M. J. Rose, and Barry Eisler

Jean Vierig
Janet Evanovich, Michael Connelly, Robert Parker

Amanda Stepro
Jodi Picoult, J. K. Rowling, Tess Gerritsen Such a wide range of genres, but I love them all!

Raheem Shabazz
Montez DeCarlo, who wrote BLACK CHAMELEON MEMOIRS

Brian Smith
Nick Hornby, J. K. Rowling, Mark Haddon

Jodi Picoult, Margaret Atwood, Amy Tan

Lillian Jackson Braun, J. K. Rowling, Mary Higgins Clark.

Stephen King, Ethan Black, and Karin Slaughter. In fact, I guarantee I missed more than one meal reading their books.

George Orwell

Ellen Engelking
Deborah Crombie, John Harvey, Jodi Picoult

Virginia DeBerry, Donna Grant, Gloria Mallet, Zane

Wayne A. Simms
W. E. B. Griffin, Robert B. Parker, James Patterson

Vicki Osborn
Greg Iles

Bob Burke
Richard Montanari, Lisa Scottoline, and Hakan Nesser. I not only skipped dinner, but complelety ignored the dogs wanting to go out.

Patrick Haverfield
James Lee Burke, Robert B. Parker, John Connolly

Katie Lindsay
Alexander McCall Smith, Jane Austen, and most recently Barbara Cleverly.

Sharon Abraham
Martha Grimes, Elizabeth Peters/Barbara Michaels, Elizabeth George

Linda Martinek
Lee Child, Julia Spencer-Fleming, Janet Evanovich

Janet Gleason
Richard Paul Evans and Enid Harlow

Karin Wollina
Stuart M. Kaminsky, James Lee Burke, Martin Cruz Smith, and Walter Mosley

Kristine Kilpatrick
Diana Gabaldon, Nora Roberts, and Janet Evanovich

Shirley Barrett
Nelson DeMille

Mark Lush
Bret Easton Ellis, Don Delillo, Arthur C. Clarke

Regina Pride
Sandra Brown, Kristin Hannah, Nora Roberts

Ray Palen
Stephen King, Dean Koontz and George Pelecanos.

Katherine Stone, Linda Howard, Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Tabitha M.
Diane Mott Davidson, Lilian Jackson Braun, Susan Wittig Albert

Brenda Bozso
Stephen King and Janet Evanovich

Dodalodle from Beautiful British Columbia
Greg Iles, Nora Roberts, Mary Kay Andrews

Tami Hoag, Phillip Morgallion

Jose Saramago, Aimee Bender, and Barbara Kingsolver

Merry Waldrip
Nora Roberts, James Patterson, Lee Child

Dorothy Sexton
Nora Roberts, Lisa Jackson, Dinah McCall

Edward Garea
Gore Vidal

Ruby Davis
Tony Hillerman, Mary Higgins Clark, Jim Michael Hansen

Jodi Picoult, Wally Lamb, Sue Monk Kidd

Melanie Meeks
Janet Evanovich, Kathy Reichs, Philippa Gregory

Tammy Russotto
Stephen King, Heather Graham, and Cassie Edwards

Jeanie Brown
Anita Shreve, Wally Lamb, and recently, Cheryl Strayed.

Heather Gill 
I would skip dinner to read all James Patterson novels as I cannot get enough hours in the day to do what I do. So yes, dinner can go for his new novel once I bring it home!!

Heather Gill 
I would gladly skip dinner for TESS GERRITSEN novels as they are great to read and I have enjoyed every one to date. Dinner is nothing to a good read by Tess!

Kay Weiser
Jodi Picoult, Alice Hoffman, Margaret Atwood

Fannie Flagg

I love Elizabeth George, Martha Grimes, and for lighter reading,Sarah Shuber. Of course, these are all mystery writers. Two of the authors write of England and the third writes of North Carolina.

Carol Newey
Mary Kay Andrews, Ann Rule, Rosamunde Pilcher

Aliza Abbate
Elizabeth Peters

Susan Curtis
Chris Bohjalian, Sue Monk Kidd, Alice Hoffman

Marilynn Leeney
Jodi Picoult, Lisa Scottoline, Patricia Cornwell

Michele Martinez, Jodi Picoult, Julie Garwood

Jan Neal
Brian Haig, Jeffrey Archer, Fern Michaels

Nunu From Niagara
Greg Iles, Bev Marshall, and Tess Gerritsen

Janet Evanovich, Nora Roberts, Jonathan Kellerman

Elizabeth George, Ian Rankin, and Barry Eisler

Larena Wirum
Kelley Armstrong, James Patterson, and Bernard Cornwell

Deborah Ayres
Jodi Picoult and Anna Quindlen

John LeCarre, Dean Koontz, Dan Brown

Rita Carter
Jack Higgens, Kay Hooper, Alistair McLean.

Sue Gillis
Nancy Thayer, Sue Monk Kidd and Amy Tan

Pat Hoel
Sharyn McCrumb, Margaret Maron, and Elizabeth Peters. These major gals make me forget everything but the story!!

Carolyn Branch
Diana Gabaldon and Monica Wood

Vivian Watts
I would skip dinner to read: Allison Brennan Jodi Picoult James Patterson

Katia Oliveira
Agatha Christie, Rosamunde Pilcher, Jane Austen

Marcia Scaramelli
Alice Sebold

Marcia Scaramelli
F. Paul Wilson

Marcia Scaramelli
Connie May Fowler

Maureen Hoffman-Wehmeier
James Patterson, John Grisham, Diane Mott Davidson

Dan Brown, Jodi Picoult, Jonathan Kellerman

Laurell K. Hamilton, Kelley Armstrong, Mary Janice Davidson

Jemi Eckford
John E. Cother, John Grisham and Anita Shreve

Nelson DeMille, without a doubt.... I would skip a few meals for his books!!!

Patricia Askins
Stephen King, Lorna Landvik, Joann Mapson, Carl Hiaasen, John Grisham, Jennifer Chiaverini, Patricia Gaffney, and Sharyn McCrumb

Sheral Koszuta
Steve Berry, James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell.

Anita Brookner and Anita Shreve

Jeri Strache
Michael Connelly, Harlen Coben, and Jonathan Kellerman

John Mahoney
Robert Crais, Nevada Barr, John Sanford

Tracy Watts
Sue Grafton, Stephen King, and John Grisham

Amy Masters
Janet Evanovich, Valerie Wolzien, Sandra Dallas

James Patterson, Jeffrey Deaver, Michael Connelly

Christina Smith
Luanne Rice, James Patterson, J. K. Rowling

Andrea Camilleri

Bob Bradley
Patricia Cornwell

Bill Bryson, Elie Wiesel and Annie Proulx

Suzanne Shay
Lee Child

Karen Lovelady
Stephen White Brain Haig Lincoln Child

Cindy Duhamel
Janet Evanovich, James Patterson, and Stephen King

K. Gold
Diane Mott Davidson --- you feel like you have eaten when you read her novels.

Beverly Jenkins, Brenda Jackson, Francis Ray

Janet Evanovich --- the numbered series: I read them all and am hoping she will have more to write.

Vance Higgins
Clive Barker, Dean Koontz and Stephen King

Linda Bedell
James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell and Sarah Dunant

Karen F.
Nora Roberts and Jonathan Kellerman

Kellie A Smith
Michael Connelly, Anne Rivers Siddons and Dennis Lehane

Kathy Vieira
Three authors who have greatly interested me over the past few years, and who I would skip dinner to read are: Jodi Picoult Anita Shreve Alice Hoffman I have read MANY good books over the last 10 years, but I find myself looking forward to each new book by the authors above.

Carole Voss
Michael Connelly, Daniel Silva, and Jacqueline Winspear

Rhonda Peterson
Tami Hoag

Janice McElroy
Nora Roberts, Tami Hoag, Lisa Scottoline

Liz Marsden
Elizabeth George

Tammy from Bedford
I will skip dinner to read anything from Nora Roberts/J. D. Robb, and Suzanne Brockman.

Steve Chaput
Stephen King, Douglas Preston/Lincoln Child

Laura lizzet
Martha Grimes, Wally Lamb, John Irving

Laura Schlueter
Laurell K Hamilton

Janelle Hoos
1. Patricia Cornwell 2. Sue Grafton 3. Sophie Kinsella

Ginny McOmber
Lee Child, P. D. James, and Elizabeth George

Debbie Liaci
Mary Higgins Clark Harlen Coben James Patterson

Greg Iles, David Hewson, Nelson DeMille

J. K. Rowling

Lorri LePage
Jodi Picoult

Marilyn Shoemaker
Jane Porter, Roxanne St. Claire and Lucy Monroe

Ginger Louden
Stephen King, Alice Sebold, and Carly Phillips.

J. D. Robb Christine Feehan Angela Knight

Jodi Picoult Anita Shreve

Karin Page
Chaim Potok, David Eddings, Lisa See

Marlene Rosen
Randy Wayne White - I enjoy his stories.

Mary D
Stephen White Harlan Coben Lee Child

Lyla Douce
Anne McCaffery Anne Perry Elizabeth Peters

Canadian booklover
Rohinton Mistry Kate Atkinson Dan Chaon All possess a unique vision of the world and write beautifully and movingly.

Rita H.
Gregory Maguire

Rita H
Tony Hillerman

Rita H
Phillipa Gregory

Sharon Kay Penman

Dan Brown Kay Hooper Mary Higgins Clark