Wednesday, January 1, 2020

2019 Swoony Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 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
My Not So Wicked Stepbrother by Jennifer Peel

Best Anthology
All Hearts Come Home for Christmas by Sarah M. Eden, Anita Stansfield, Esther Hatch, Joanna Baker

Best Billionaire/Celebrity/Royal Romance
Royally Abandoned by Sarah Fischer & Kelsey McKnight

Best Christmas Romance
Honeymoon for One by Jennifer Peel

Best Contemporary Romance
My Not So Wicked Stepbrother by Jennifer Peel

Best Dystopian Romance
No Safe Place by Christine Kersey

Best Fairy Tale Retelling Romance
Shattered Snow by Rachel Huffmire

Best High Fantasy Romance
To Kill a Curse by Jennifer Jenkins

Best Historical Romance
A Song for the Stars by Ilima Todd

Best Historical Western Romance
Healing Hearts by Sarah M. Eden

Best Medieval Romance
From Ash and Stone by Julie Daines

Best Military/Police/Firefighter Romance
Second Look by Julie Coulter Bellon

Best Mystery/Suspense Romance
Sanctuary by Traci Hunter Abramson

Best New Adult Romance
The Swiss Mishap by Amey Zeigler

Best Novella
On the Shores of Tregalwen by Deborah M. Hathaway

Best Paranormal Romance
Blue Farmhouse Flowers by Teri Harman

Best Regency Romance
Miss Adeline's Match by Joanna Barker

Best Sports Romance
#Awestruck by Sariah Wilson

Best Steampunk Romance
The Lady in the Coppergate Tower by Nancy Campbell Allen

Best Time Travel Romance
Dating the Duke by Jen Geigle Johnson

Best Urban Fantasy Romance
Shadow Prophet by Andrea Pearson

Best Victorian Romance
The Lady and the Highwayman by Sarah M. Eden

Best Western Contemporary Romance
The Bride's Cowboy by Sophia Summers

Best YA Contemporary Romance
Kissing the Boy Next Door by Judy Corry 

Kathy's Choice
Suffering the Scot by Nichole Van

Katie's Choice
Rules are Made to be Broken by Mylissa Demeyere

Kathy Jo's Choice
Heart Thief by Taylor Dean


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