Science Fiction/Fantasy Favorites, Part 4

For the final part to the recommended science fiction/fantasy reading, I'm sharing recommended authors.  Understandably, there is some overlap between the listing of titles and the author listing.  The list is alphabetical by author's last name.  [** indicates multiple recommendations.]
Illona Andrews
Piers Anthony 

Terry Brooks
James S.A. Corey

Mira Grant
Mark Hodder

Erika Johansen 
Viccy Kemp

Mercedes Lackey**

Jonathan Maberry

Anne McCaffrey**

Tamora Pierce**
Brandon Sanderson**

Michael Sullivan
M.D. Waters

Connie Willis**

Ben H. Winters