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2021 Booksellers' Best Award Finalists!
2021 Booksellers' Best Award Finalists

HISTORICAL ROMANCE -  The Duke Redemption by Grace Callaway, Who Wants to Marry a Duke by Sabrina Jeffries,

and Brazen in Blue by Rachael Miles

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE - Starfish Pier by Irene Hannon, Backlash by Rachel Dylan, and Point of Danger by Irene Hannon

LONG CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - Breathe the Sky by Michelle Hazen, Barefoot on a Starlit Night by Jo McNally,

and My Heart Before You by Laura Langa

MID-LENGTH CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - The Magic Ingredient by Lindy Miller, The Cowboy's Claim by Nina Crespo,

and A Sherriff's Star by Makenna Lee

SHORT CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE -  Swipe Right for a Cowboy by Karen Foley, When You Find Love by Willa Blair,

and Montana Christmas Magic by Kaylie Newell

NOVELLA - Chasing the Duke by Tracy Sumner, Inn for a Surprise by Karen Witemeyer,

and Christmas with the Crazy Cowboy by Christine Bush

PARANORMAL ROMANCE - Were-geeks Save Wisconsin by Kathy Lyons, Ancient Enemy by Katie Reus,

and Intoxicate Me by Tamara Hogan

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE - 48 Hour Lockdown by Carla Cassidy, Dangerous Water by Charlee James,

and Between Love and Honor by Tracy Solheim

SINGLE TITLE ROMANCE - To Make You Feel My Love by Maggie Wells, The Love We Keep by Toni Blake,

and The Audacity of an Adirondack Christmas by L.R. Smolarek

EROTIC ROMANCE - The Last Rule of Makeups by Nina Crespo, Pure Satisfaction by Rebecca Hunter, and Dirty Work by Regina Kyle

THE PATTI SHENBERGER BEST FIRST BOOK - The Bachelor Duke by Cecilia Rene, My Heart Before You by Laura Langa,

and The Magic Ingredient by Lindy Miller

Congratulations to all our 2021 Finalists!

2020 Booksellers' Best Award Winners

HISTORICAL ROMANCE -  Fated Beginnings by Karen Muir

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE - Driftwood Bay by Irene Hannon

LONG CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - Slow Dancing at Sunrise by Jo McNally

MID-LENGTH CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - The Best Friend Problem by Mariah Ankenman

SHORT CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE -  Seduction on His Terms by Sarah M. Anderson

NOVELLA - (A Perfect Match) Seduction on a Snowy Night by Sabrina Jeffries

PARANORMAL ROMANCE - The Rogue King by Abigail Owen

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE - Cost of Honor by Radclyffe

SINGLE TITLE ROMANCE - A Fire Sparkling by Julianne MacLean

EROTIC ROMANCE - Moonlight & Whiskey by Tricia Lynne

THE PATTI SHENBERGER AWARD FOR BEST FIRST BOOK - How to Stay by Christina Mitchell

Congratulations to all our 2020 Winners!

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2019 Booksellers' Best Award Winners

HISTORICAL ROMANCE -  Unmask Me If You Can by Shana Galen

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE - Hidden Peril by Irene Hannon

LONG CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - Second Chance Charmer by Brighton Walsh

MID-LENGTH CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - Charmed at First Sight by Sharla Lovelace

SHORT CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - No Ordinary Texas Billionaire by Eve Gaddy

NOVELLA - Liz & Nick: No Regrets by Jean Joachim

PARANORMAL ROMANCE - The Demon Always Wins by Jeanne Oates Estridge

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE - Face Off by Brenda Novak

SINGLE TITLE ROMANCE - Oh My Stars by Sally Kilpatrick

THE PATTI SHENBERGER AWARD FOR BEST FIRST BOOK - The Demon Always Wins by Jeanne Oates Estridge

Congratulations to all our 2019 Winners!

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2018 Booksellers' Best Award Winners

EROTIC ROMANCE - Billionaire in Her Bed by Regina Kyle

HISTORICAL ROMANCE - When to Engage an Earl by Sally MacKenzie

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE - Sandpiper Cove by Irene Hannon

LONG CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - Then Came You by Jeannie Moon

MID-LENGTH CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - Cade's Loss by Selena Laurence

SHORT CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - A Hummingbird Christmas by Karen Foley

NOVELLA - Second to None by Nancy Herkness

PARANORMAL ROMANCE - To Enthrall the Demon Lord by Nadine Mutas

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE - Survival Instinct by Janie Crouch

SINGLE TITLE ROMANCE - Stolen by Carey Baldwin

YOUNG ADULT ROMANCE - Refuge for Masterminds by Kathleen Baldwin

THE PATTI SHENBERGER AWARD FOR BEST FIRST BOOK - She's Far From Hollywood by Jo McNally

Congratulations to all of our  2018 winners!

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2017 Booksellers' Best Award Winners

EROTIC ROMANCE - Breaking His Rules by R.C. Matthews

HISTORICAL ROMANCE - The Study of Seduction by Sabrina Jeffries

INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCE - Thin Ice by Irene Hannon

LONG CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - Christmas In Destiny by Toni Blake

NOVELLA - Only You by Rachel Lacey

PARANORMAL ROMANCE - Viking Warrior Rebel by Asa Maria Bradley

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE - Finding Lyla by Cate Beauman

SHORT CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE - His Ballerina Bride by Teri Wilson

SINGLE TITLE ROMANCE - Fill the Stadium by K.M. Daughters

YOUNG ADULT ROMANCE - The Possibility of Somewhere by Julia Day

THE PATTI SHENBERGER AWARD FOR BEST FIRST BOOK - Necessary Risk by Tara Wyatt

Congratulations to all of our winners!