Thursday, October 25, 2012

2013 Bookie Awards Nominees Announced!

It's with great pleasure that we announce the 2013 Bookie Awards Nominees (listed below). Please note that polls will open on November 1st and a link will be posted once the polls go LIVE! Congrats to all of the nominees.


Bookie Awards Nominations AAD 2013

 

Anthology of the Year

Erotic Dreams by Joey W. Hill

Cowboy Lust by Delilah Devlin, Cat Johnson & others

A Clockwork Christmas by J.K. Coi,PG Forte,Jenny Schwartz,Stacy Gail

Po’ Boys by T.C. Blue, Kiernan Kelly, Lydia Nyx, Julia Talbot and B.A. Tortuga

The Call of Duty Published by Secret Cravings Publishing

 

Author of the Year

Melissa Schroeder

Joey W. Hill

Jenn LeBlanc

Leanna Renee Hieber

Rebecca Zanetti

B.A. Tortuga

 

Author Website of the Year

Gena Showalter

Kresley Cole

Kendall Grey

Jennifer Armintrout

Melissa Schroeder

 
Biggest Friend to Romance

Stella Price

Joy Harris (Joyfully Reviewed)

Barbara Vey

Romance Man

 

Shifter Story of the Year

Night of the Cougar by Caridad Pineiro

An Alpha's Path by Carrie Ann Ryan

Lover's Instinct by Katie Reus

Jaguar's Rule by TJ Michaels

 

Blog of the Year

Geeky Bloggers Book Blog

Wicked Lil Pixie

GraveTells

MamaKitty Reviews

Romance Man

 

Contemporary Novel of the Year

If I Were You by Lisa Renee Jones

Hostile Takeover by Joey W. Hill

Surrender by Melissa Schroeder

Double Header by Abigail Barnette

Hell On Wheels by Julie Ann Walker
 

Contemporary Short Story of the Year

Pillow Talk by Maya Banks

Legally Yours by Manda Collins

Loose Snow by Julia Talbot

 

Cross Genre Novel of the Year

Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey W. Hill

Covet by J.R. Ward

Desire by Blood by Melissa Schroeder

North of Need by Laura Kaye

 

Ebook Only Novel of the Year

Odd by Leigh Ellwood

Wait for Me by Elisabeth Naughton

Long Relief by Abigail Barnette

A Taste for a Mate by Carrie Ann Ryan

 

Ebook Only Short Story of the Year

Taffeta Hotspur by Claudy Conn

Melting Jane by Lissa Matthews

Gray by Stephanie Burke

Loose Snow by Julia Talbot

 

Erotic Romance Novel of the Year

Hostile Takeover by Joey W. Hill

Nobody's Hero by Kallypso Masters

North of Need by Laura Kaye

Climbing the Ladder by B.A. Tortuga

Bared to You by Sylvia Day

 

Erotic Short Story of the Year

Dare Me by Jennifer Probst

Retribution – A vignette by Joey W. Hill

Committed by Lissa Matthews

Stifle by Kendall Grey

 

Erotica Novel of the Year

Bared to you by Sylvia Day

The Siren by Tiffany Reisz

Tiger by Laurann Dohner

 

Fantasy Novel of the Year

Kiss of Fire by Deborah Cooke

Blood Moon by Jae Lynne Davies

Fire Kissed by Erin Kellison

Inhale by Kendall Grey

The Dragon Who Loved Me by G. A. Aiken

 

GLBT Novel of the Year

Stars and Stripes by Abigail Roux

Just Like Cats and Dogs by B.A. Tortuga

The Good Fight by Andrew Grey

 

GLBT Short Story of the Year

Strengthened by Fire by Andrew Grey

Shibari Auction House 2 by Alec-Sean Michael

Needing To by B.A. Tortuga

 

Historical Romance Novel of the Year

Never Seduce a Scot by Maya Banks

The Rake and The Recluse: REDUX by Jenn LeBlanc

Desire by Blood by Melissa Schroeder

Wedded in Scandal by Jade Lee

Simply Voracious by Kate Pearce

 

MC/IR Short Story of the Year

A Dragon’s Honor by Dahlia Rose

Caveat Emptor: Eternal Lovers by Zenobia Renquist

Another Kind of Summer by Tressie Lockwood

 

Menage of the Year

Theirs to Keep by Maya Banks

Difficult Choices by Sandy Sullivan

A Little Harmless Fascination by Melissa Schroeder

 

Most Accessible Author

Joey W. Hill

Dakota Cassidy

Melissa Schroeder

 

Online Community of the Year

JWH Connection/Joey W. Hill Fan Forum

Harmless Addicts

Coffeetime Romance

Joyfully Reviewed

Romance Man

 

Paranormal Romance Novel of the Year

Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey W. Hill

Demon’s Bride by Zoe Archer

In the Company of Witches by Joey W. Hill

Lethal Rider by Larissa Ione

Lothaire by Kresley Cole

Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

 

Paranormal Short Story of the Year

Hot Vampire Kiss by Lisa Renee Jones

Tempted by Rebecca Zanetti

Mixed Breeds: Outfoxerds by Julia Talbot

 

Publisher of the Year

Torquere Press

Samhain Publishing

Elloras Cave

Secret Cravings Publishing

Entangled Publishing

Musa Publishing

 

Reader Voted Star of Tomorrow

Stacey Rourke

Kallypso Masters

Leanne Renee Hieber

Lynn Rush

Jae Lynne Davies

Jenn LeBlanc

 

Series of the Year

The Vampire Queen Series by Joey W. Hill

The Harmless Series by Melissa Schroeder

The Dark Protectors Series by Rebecca Zanetti

The Mercy Thompson Series by Patricia Briggs

The Elementals by Brigid Kemmer

Lords of the Underworld by Gena Showalter

 

Shifter Non-Wolf Novel of the Year

Blood and Silver by James R. Tuck

Croc & the Fox by Eve Langlais

Come Back by Tilly Greene

When a Dragon Lusts a Woman by Dagmar Avery and Charlotte Steele

 

Steampunk Novel of the Year

The Slayer by Theresa Meyers

Dearly Beloved by Lia Habel

The Janus Affair by Tee Morris & Pip Ballantine

Geared for Pleasure by Rachel Grace

Timeless by Gail Carriger

 

Steampunk Short Story of the Year

Mina Wentworth and the Invisible City by Meljean Brook

Infernal Devices by K.W. Jeter

Far From Broken by J.K. Coi

Vampire Novel of the Year

Nightwalker by Lisa Kessler

Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey W. Hill

Lothaire by Kresley Cole

Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

 

Vampire Short Story of the Year

Deadly Liaisons by Terry Spear

Bleed for Me by Cynthia Eden

Hot Vampire Seduction by Lisa Renee Jones

Bound in the Night by Cynthia Eden

 

Werewolf Novel of the Year

Alpha Instinct by Katie Reus

Bride of the Wolf by Abigail Barnette

Fair Game by Patricia Briggs

Just Like Cats and Dogs by B.A. Tortuga

 

Western Romance Novel of the Year

Hooked by Cat Johnson

Brave Are the Lonely by Heather Long

Difficult Choices by Sandy Sullivan

Ride (Studs in Spurs) by Cat Johnson

File Gumbo by B.A. Tortuga 

 

Best Couple in a Romance Novel

Micah and Dee - A Little Harmless Lie by Melissa Schroeder

Gideon and Simone - My Lord Vampire by Alexandra Ivy

Raina and Mikhael - In the Company of Witches by Joey W. Hill

Sam and Gus - Just Like Cats and Dogs by B.A. Tortuga

Nash Jenson and Baylee Crawford - Courageous Dare by Lacie Nation

Vlad and Leila - Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

 

Best Fictional World

Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey W. Hill

Readwood Pack, An Alpha's Path by Carrie Ann Ryan

Inhale by Kendall Grey

Courting Darkness by Yasmine Galenorn

Lords of the Underworld by Gena Showalter

 

Best Cover

Force of Magick by Eliza Gayle

Flesh and Blood by Kristen Painter

Moonglow by Kristen Callihan

Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

Callum by Melissa Schroeder

Blood Moon by Jae Lynne Davies

 

Best Hero

Conn Kayrs - Hunted by Rebecca Zanetti

Rio - Echoes at Dawn by Maya Banks

Derek Stormwind - Something About Witches by Joey W. Hill

Prince Philipe – Beast by Abigail Barnette

Vlad - Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

Bones by Jeaniene Frost

 

Best Heroine

Regin - Dreams of a Dark Warrior by Kresley Cole

Gin Blanco - Widow's Web by Jennifer Estep

Lily - Deep in the Heart of Hexes by B.A. Tortuga

Miranda - Firelight by Kristen Callihan

Leila - Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost

Lady Lyssa – Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey W. Hill

 

Best Villain

Dante Diakos – Blood Moon by Jae Lynne Davies

The fake Denbury - Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber

Sinnder - Inhale by Kendall Grey

Saroya – Lothaire by Kresley Cole

Galen by Gena Showalter

 
Young Adult Novel of the Year

Dearly Beloved by Lia Habel

Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber

City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

 

Young Adult Short Story of the Year

Shifting Plains by Jean Johnson

Few Are Chosen by Storm Grant

Sunblood by Maria Mora

35 comments:

Kristi Boulware said...

Awesome list of nominations! Can't wait for AAD 2013 to be at the awards ceremony!

Tilly Greene said...

WOW! Totally honored to be on this list - congrats to all, especially my fellow Shifter Non-Wolf authors :-)

Tilly

Felicia the Geeky Blogger said...

I am totally stunned but thank you! :) What a great list

(Oh and the other bloggers are way better---love them)!

Sandy Sullivan said...

Wow. I'm totally honored to be on the list for two categories. Thank you to whomever nominated me.

This is a thrill for me!

Sandy Sullivan

Annie Slasher said...

Congratulations to all the nominees! What a fantastic list!

Carrie Ann Ryan said...

Wow!!! I'm in shock right now!!! Congrats to my fellow authors!!! YAY!!

romance man said...

Thank you all very much, I will be honored to lose to those others nominated :)

Laura Kaye said...

Thank you so much for the nominations! How exciting! :)

Buffy Kennedy said...

I see many favorites up there, so excited for everybody!

Zoe Archer said...

What an amazing honor! Thank you so much for the nomination!

Jennifer Probst said...

What a wonderful list! Thank you very much for the nomination - I am completely honored and thrilled!

Decadent Publishing said...

FANTASTIC to see Jennifer Probst's DARE ME on the list! Great mini-series.

Congratulations everyone!

Alyson LaBarge said...

What an exciting list! So many wonderful and deserving authors. It is exciting to see so many of my personal favorites (cough, cough) up there!

Kristen Callihan said...

I'm honored to be nominated, and proud to be listed among such awesome talent! Thank you so much for the nominations!

KatieO said...

What a great list! Big Congrats to all the nominees!

Manda Collins said...

What a wonderful honor! Thank you so much and congratulations to all the other nominees!

srourke said...

Completely in shock...people know my name enough to nominate me?! I had no idea!! Thank you!!!!

Jade Lee said...

WOO HOO!!!! WOW! Happy Dancing here, and believe me this is not a pretty sight. But...well, THANK YOU!!!!! I love Wedded in Scandal, so I'm thrilled you all do too! THANK YOU! Dancing away...

Jenn LeBlanc said...

WHOA.

Thank you everyone. I'm in awe of the amazing names on this list, and that I am in there with them. What an honor.

Jenn

LynnRush said...

Super excited!! Thanks!! Can't wait for this conference!!!

Joey w. hill said...

Jade, I have seen you dance, and it's utterly delightful, lol! Thank you everyone for the nominations. So flattered to be considered among all these great authors and stories!

Elisabeth Naughton said...

So very thrilled that WAIT FOR ME is on the list. Thank you SO much to those who nominated it!

Lisa Kessler said...

Thanks SO much for the nomination!!!!

SQUEEE!!!!

You made my day...

Lisa :)

Storm Grant said...

Wow. I had no idea my wee story was nominated. Thank you so much.
~ Gina "Storm" Grant

lorimeehan said...

What a great list.

KendallGrey said...

Thanks to all the awesome readers who voted. What an amazing list of authors!

Jennifer TheBookNympho said...

Great list. Hard choices to make.

I thought we were to pick books that was released this year?

Covet by J.R. Ward was release in 2009

Anonymous said...

Wow, Joey great job on the nominations. Waiting to cast my votes in a couple days.

Kate Pearce said...

Wow Thank you! what a nice surprise to wake up to!

Lacie Nation said...

I am honored to be nominated! No matter the results, I am on cloud nine!

DaVinciKittie @GraveTells.com said...

Wow, thanks so much for the Blog of the Year nomination! Total surprise and completely and totally AWESOME! Much <3 to all of you!!

DVK

RG Alexander/Rachel Grace said...

WOW!! I'm shocked and beyond thrilled! Thank you!

Joy said...

Very excited to be in two catergories! Yippee

Carole-Ann Warburton said...

OMG How to choose? There are so many wonderful stories/authors here it is going to be SO difficult!

What a wonderful choice! Thank you!

Carole-Ann Warburton said...

Dammit! Did ARe direct me to a redundant site?? So sorry!