Wednesday, January 2, 2019

2018 Swoony Award Winner

2018 Swoony Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Swoony Awards! The Swoony Awards were created to recognize excellence in clean fiction. We wanted a reference for all those out there looking for a swoony romance without the steam. We also wanted to recognize and show our appreciation to all these great authors who write the kinds of books we love. We couldn't be more pleased with all the participation and great book nominations we received. We have found a lot of great books this year and even found some new authors to try!

So, without further ado, here are the winners...

Best Novel of the Year
The Sidelined Wife by Jennifer Peel
Best Anthology
A Night in Grosvenor Square by Sarah M. Eden, Annette Lyon, Heather B. Moore
Best Billionaire Romance
Best Christmas Romance
Keep Me At Christmas by Lucinda Whitney
Best Contemporary Romance
The Sidelined Wife by Jennifer Peel
Best Fairy Tale Retelling Romance
Best Fantasy Romance 
Mistress Grim by Jane Redd
Best High Fantasy Romance 
Champion of the Crown by Melissa McShane
Best Historical Romance 
Best Historical Western Romance 
A Perfect Bride by Ginny Sterling
Best Medieval Romance 
Highland Secrets Revealed by Bridget Freya

Best Military Romance
The Protective Warrior by Cami Checketts

Best Mystery/Suspense Romance
If I Could Stay by Annette Larsen and Pass Protection by Christine Kersey

Best New Adult Romance 
#Starstruck by Sariah Wilson 
Best Novella 
Stone Cold Sparks by Cami Checketts
Best Paranormal Romance 
Lady of Breken Manor by Heather Moore
Best Regency/Victorian Romance 
My Sister's Intended by Rachael Anderson
Best Royal Romance
Dating the Prince by Addison Quinn
Best Science Fiction Romance 
Royal Ball by Sheralyn Pratt 
Best Sports Romance
Match Me if You Can by Lindzee Armstrong
Best Steampunk Romance
Kiss of the Spindle by Nancy Campbell Allen
Best Time Travel Romance
Against the Magic by Donna Weaver
Best Urban Fantasy Romance
Lightning Struck by Nichole Van
Best Western/Cowboy Romance 
Once Hitched, Twice Shy by Kimberly Krey
Best YA Contemporary Romance 
Love, Life and the List by Kasie West and Meet Me There by Judy Corry 
Best YA Fantasy Romance 
Flicker by Rebecca Rode
Best YA High Fantasy Romance 
More Than Just Luck by Jaclyn Weist
Best YA Urban Fantasy Romance 
The Dragon Lords by CJ Hill
Kathy's Choice 
Katie's Choice 
Illegally Wedded by Jennifer Griffith

Kathy Jo's Choice 
The Secretive Wife by Jennifer Peel

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Happy New Year!

There are so many possibilities this year! 
I'm excited for what 2019 will bring. 

What are your goals??

A few of my favorite things I'm doing

I'm reading: Fiction: The Light After the War by Anita Abriel  It is 1946 when Vera Frankel and her best friend Edith Ban ...