Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.
I love these series of articles despite what they do to the TBR pile.
Lots of new and familiar authors. Most I haven't tried. I think these were when I was a very broke person just starting working for a living without a good book budget.
Ones that wouldn't fit the "big" pictures at top of post:
Love and War - Tonya C. Cook, et. al.
Author of article also mentions (but not sure of works or where to start with them):