Friday, February 26, 2010

LR Café’s “Best of 2009” Winners

LR Café’s “Best of 2009” Winners

Winners and Runner ups get a button; Honorable Mentions do not get a button
Please contact Dawn at dawn_roberto AT yahoo DOT com to receive your button.

Best Fantasy Book 2009:

WINNER: The Oath: Bound (Adrianne Brennan-Freya’s Bower)

Runner Up: Lycan Tides (Renee Wildes-Samhain)

Honorable Mention (TIE): Strange Fortune (Josh Lanyon-Blind Eye Books)& The Scroll Thief (RF Long-Samhain)


Best Paranormal Book 2009:

WINNER: Wild Blue Under (Judi Fennell-Sourcebooks)

Runner Up: Dark Elves 6: Awakening (Jet Mykles-Loose Id)

Honorable Mention (TIE): Lover Avenged (JR Ward) & Silent Night, Haunted Night (Terri Garrey)


Best Sci Fi/Futuristic Book 2009:

WINNER: Day 94 (DM Slate-Eternal Press)

Runner Up (TIE): More Than Robotics (Lynn Crain-Extasy) & Surrender Love (Kayelle Allen-Loose Id)

Honorable Mention: The Edge of Desperation (James Buchanan & Jason Edding-MLR)


Best Book Cover 2009:

WINNER: Surrender Love (Loose Id; Artist-Anne Cain)

Runner Up: High Country (Loose ID; Artist-April Martinez)

Honorable Mention: Haunting Magic (Aspen Mountain; Artist-Syneca)


Best Erotic Book 2009:

WINNER: Spank Me Twice Anthology (Noble Romance)

Runner Up: Dark Elves 6: Awakening (Jet Mykles-Loose Id)

Honorable Mention: Isabella Ignites (Sloane Taylor-AMP)


Best Paranormal Author 2009:

WINNER: Kari Thomas

Runner Up: JR Ward

Honorable Mention (TIE): Selena Illyria, Adrianne Brennan


Best E-Publisher 2009:

WINNER: Samhain Publishing

Runner up: Extasy Books

Honorable Mention (TIE): Dreamspinner Press & Eternal Press & Loose Id


Best Shapeshifter Book 2009:

WINNER: Under A Shifter’s Moon (Kari Thomas-Black Lyon)

Runner Up: Fire Season (Lex Valentine-Pink Petal Books)

Honorable Mention: Bad Moon Rising (Sherrilyn Kenyon)


Best GBLT Author 2009:

WINNER: Clare London

Runner Up: AJ Llewellyn

Honorable Mention: Jet Mykles


Best Book All Around 2009:

WINNER: Her Heart, His Soul (Kari Thomas-Siren)

Runner Up: EPistols at Dawn (ZA Maxfield-Samhain)

Honorable Mention: Island Bois (AJ Llewellyn-Extasy)


Best Vampire Book 2009:

WINNER: Diamond in the Shade (DJ Manly-Liquid Silver)

Runner Up (TIE): Blood Curse (Mychael Black-Changeling) & Forbidden: The Ascension (Samantha Sommersby-Samhain)

Honorable Mention: Dominion (Michael Barnette-Loose Id)


Best GBLT Book 2009:

WINNER (TIE): Island Bois (AJ Llewellyn-Extasy) EPistols at Dawn (ZA Maxfield-Samhain)

Runner Up: The Dickens with Love (Josh Lanyon-Samhain)

Honorable Mention: The Best Revenge (Andrew Grey-Dreamspinner)


Best Contemporary Book 2009:

WINNER: True Colors (Clare London-Dreamspinner)

Runner Up: Rip Cord (Jeanne St. James-Phaze)

Honorable Mention: Kentucky Bride (Jan Scarbrough-Resplendance)


Best Historical Book 2009:

WINNER: Sparta Rose (Ginger Simpson-Eternal Press)

Runner up (TIE):
Captain’s Surrender (Alex Beecroft-Samhain)
Harley Street (Lynne Connolly-Samhain)

Honorable Mention (TIE):
Love Comes Blindly (Phyllis Campbell-Champagne)
Lessons in Temptation (Charlie Cochrane-Samhain)

Best Mystery/Suspense Book 2009:
*Includes Romantic Suspense, thriller*

WINNER: Blind Consent (Michael Davis-Champagne)

Runner Up: Dreamfever (Karen Marie Moning)

Honorable Mention: Kindred in death (JD Robb)

Best Series 2009:

WINNER: Si ‘Ludo Prophecy Series (CR Moss-Extasy)

Runner Up: Dark Hunters (Sherrilyn Kenyon)

Honorable Mention: Dark Elves (Jet Mykles-Loose Id)

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