Welcome to Authors Dish where your favorite authors are sharing what they are reading. Of course authors have a stash and they are revealing it today. 

In addition, if you enjoy reading their books they have suggestions for similar book adventures by other authors. It doesn’t get better than that!

Today in the cafe are New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller Author Sawyer Bennett, RITA Nominee and Bestselling Author Shana Galen, and USA Today Bestselling Author Christi Barth.



Rae: Who are you reading? 



Sawyer Bennett:   I just finished The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and now reading Complicated by Kristen Ashley








Christi Barth: I have the new Moonlight Sins by Jennifer L. Armentrout that I intend to gobble up this weekend. Also on deck is Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng for my book club. My gym book (aka the only thing that bribes me into getting on a treadmill) is Maybe I Do by Nicole McLaughlin.




Rae: If readers are a fan of your books, who should they consider reading?

Sawyer Bennett:  If you’re a fan of Sawyer Bennett consider these authors…Lauren Blakely, Lexi Ryan, and Kendall Ryan, to name a few.

Shana Galen:  If you’re a fan of Shana Galen consider reading these authors… Joanna BourneKerrigan ByrneErica MonroeVanessa Kelly and Theresa Romain

Christi Barth: If you’re a fan of Christi Barth consider reading these authors…Jessica Lemmon, Lauren Layne, Tessa Bailey, Christie Ridgway, Kate Meader, and Kimberly Kincaid

Rae: Thank you so much authors! Let me know dear readers if you try any of these books. I’ll see you next week – same time for new authors and more fun!

** Author Bios **

Sawyer Bennett: Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Off Sides, in January 2013, Sawyer Bennett has released multiple books, many of which have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists.

 A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Sawyer uses real life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to erotic contemporary romance, Sawyer writes something for just about everyone.

 Sawyer likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Sawyer is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active daughter, as well as full-time servant to her adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others, and that a bad day can be cured with a great work-out, cake, or even better, both.

Sawyer also writes general and women’s fiction under the pen name S. Bennett and sweet romance under the name Juliette Poe.

Shana Galen: Shana Galen is a three-time Rita award nominee and the bestselling author of passionate Regency romps, including the RT Reviewers’ Choice The Making of a Gentleman. Kirkus says of her books, “The road to happily-ever-after is intense, conflicted, suspenseful and fun,” and RT Bookreviews calls her books “lighthearted yet poignant, humorous yet touching.” She taught English at the middle and high school level off and on for eleven years. Most of those years were spent working in Houston’s inner city. Now she writes full time. She’s happily married and has a daughter who is most definitely a romance heroine in the making.

Christi Barth: USA TODAY bestselling author Christi Barth earned a Masters degree in vocal performance and embarked upon a career on the stage. A love of romance then drew her to wedding planning. Ultimately she succumbed to her lifelong love of books and now writes award-winning contemporary romance, including the Naked Men and Aisle Bound series.

Christi can always be found either whipping up gourmet meals (for fun, honest!) or with her nose in a book. She lives in Maryland with the best husband in the world.

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