Writing style is huge to me, but I find my tastes in style are a lot like tastes in music - if done well, I can like just about anything.
If you liked Catch-22, I'd recommend Michael Crichton. Starship Troopers was also pretty fantastic. Fantasy-wise, you might be interested in Tales of the Kin by
Douglas Hulick. All have engaging narrators and a gritty/fast-paced style. Chuck Wendig is pretty good in the style department, too, if you don't mind a more patchwork approach to story progression.
I'm the same about long-winded writers, Anling.
I love Ann Rice's stories and she's had a huge influence on how I develop characters, but wading into her novels can be like pulling teeth for ratio of description to actual dialogue.
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