Sunday, January 3, 2016

1st Annual Reader's Choice Awards Winners ♥


As 2015 came to a close, Bottles & Books Reviews' 1st Annual Reader's Choice Awards began. Running from December 14th-January 1st, readers were able to nominate favorite authors, books and more as the best of 2015. 

Thank you all for your nominations, votes, shares and likes! Without all of you, this would not have been possible.

Many outstanding authors were nominated and a lot of wonderful ones went on to compete in subsequent rounds. The top three winners in each category have been chosen. 

WHAT DO THE WINNERS WIN?

The FIRST PLACE winner in each category will receive:
♡ A badge for their website/blog
♡ A weekly spotlight on Bottles & Books Reviews Facebook page
A feature in an upcoming edition of Lust Bites digital magazine

SECOND & THIRD PLACE winners in each category will receive:
♡ A badge for their website/blog
♡ A mention in an upcoming edition of Lust Bites digital magazine

I WAS A (FIRST, SECOND, THIRD) PLACE WINNER. HOW DO I RECEIVE MY PRIZE?
Simple! Just email us (or have your PA email us) at anchoredprteam@gmail.com with the subject 'Reader's Choice Awards Winner' and mention what category you placed in and we will get your badges sent to your shortly. At that time we will book your weekly spotlight for the Bottles & Books Reviews Facebook page if you are a first place winner and gather the information needed from you for the Lust Bites digital magazine if you are interested in being featured/mentioned.

ARE YOU ACCEPTING REVIEW REQUESTS FOR THE BOOKS THAT HAVE BEEN MENTIONED?

YES! ANY book that was nominated for the 1st Annual Reader's Choice Awards Winners or that has won can be submitted for a review request. Just send your review request to anchoredprteam@gmail.com 





FAVORITE EROTICA AUTHOR 
WINNER: JETTIE WOODRUFF 
2ND PLACE:  KALLYPSO MASTERS
3RD PLACE: GINA WHITNEY

FAVORITE ROCK STAR ROMANCE AUTHOR 
WINNER: NINA LEVINE
2ND PLACE:  LB DUNBAR
3RD PLACE:  TERRI ANNE BROWNING

FAVORITE BDSM AUTHOR 
WINNER: GINA WHITNEY
2ND PLACE:  KALLYPSO MASTERS
3RD PLACE: MISTRAL DAWN

FAVORITE YA AUTHOR 
WINNER: B.B. REID
2ND PLACE:  JENNIFER LASLIE
3RD PLACE: RACHEL M RAITHBY

FAVORITE DARK ROMANCE AUTHOR 
WINNER: SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE:  JETTIE WOODRUFF
3RD PLACE: B.B. REID

FAVORITE NEW ADULT AUTHOR 
WINNER: T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE:  B.B. REID
3RD PLACE: LEDDY HARPER

FAVORITE HORROR AUTHOR 
WINNER: LISA KLASS
2ND PLACE:  BARBARA CHIOFFI
3RD PLACE: ZORHA EDWARDS

FAVORITE MC AUTHOR  
WINNER: NINA LEVINE
2ND PLACE:  RIVER SAVAGE
3RD PLACE: BETH FLYNN

FAVORITE ROMANCE AUTHOR 
WINNER: T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE:  ALEX GRAYSON
3RD PLACE: SAVANNAH MORGAN

FAVORITE MYSTERY AUTHOR 
WINNER: T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE:  ADDISON KLINE
3RD PLACE: COURTNEY LANE

FAVORITE CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE AUTHOR 
WINNER: M. ROBINSON
2ND PLACE:  SAMANTHA CHASE
3RD PLACE: SAVANNAH MORGAN

FAVORITE FANTASY AUTHOR 
WINNER: JULIE NICHOLLS
2ND PLACE:  KIRSTEN CAMPBELL
3RD PLACE: MISTRAL DAWN

FAVORITE ROMANTIC SUSPENSE AUTHOR 
WINNER: T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE:  JETTIE WOODRUFF
3RD PLACE: ADDISON KLINE

FAVORITE HISTORICAL ROMANCE AUTHOR 
WINNER: SABRINA YORK
2ND PLACE:  NINA MASON
3RD PLACE: SUSAN TISDALE

FAVORITE DEBUT AUTHOR 
WINNER: ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE:  B.B. REID
3RD PLACE: BARBARA CHIOFFI

FAVORITE PARANORMAL AUTHOR 
WINNER: MISTRAL DAWN
2ND PLACE:  SAVANNAH MORGAN
3RD PLACE: DANIELLE JAMES

FAVORITE AUTHOR OF 2015 
WINNER: KER DUKEY
2ND PLACE:  SAVANNAH MORGAN
3RD PLACE: JETTIE WOODRUFF

FAVORITE CHICK-LIT AUTHOR 
WINNER: SAMANTHA CHASE
2ND PLACE:  SAVANNAH MORGAN
3RD PLACE: AVERY FLYNN

FAVORITE WOMEN'S CONTEMPORARY AUTHOR 
WINNER: SAMANTHA CHASE
2ND PLACE:  SAVANNAH MORGAN
3RD PLACE: MISTRAL DAWN

FAVORITE NON-FICTION AUTHOR 
WINNER: GISELA HAUSMANN
2ND PLACE:  JEAN GILL

FAVORITE MEMOIR AUTHOR 
WINNER: MICHAEL LYNES
2ND PLACE:  GENE GORMAN

FAVORITE COZY MYSTERY AUTHOR 
WINNER: AVA MALLORY
2ND PLACE:  MARNI GRAFF
3RD PLACE:  KATHI DALEY

FAVORITE LBGT AUTHOR 
WINNER: JENNA GALICKI
2ND PLACE:  FAITH GIBSON
3RD PLACE: ERICA CHILSON



FAVORITE ROCK STAR ROMANCE 
WINNER: GINA WHITNEY'S 'THE ROCKER SERIES'
2ND PLACE:  GUS BY KIM HOLDEN
3RD PLACE: ENCORE BY KAT GREEN

FAVORITE EROTICA BOOK 
WINNER: CAPTIVATED BY THE WINTER KING BY MISTRAL DAWN
2ND PLACE: IMMORTAL PAIR BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
3RD PLACE: FANTAZIA BY JULIE NICHOLLS

FAVORITE PARANORMAL BOOK 
WINNER: CAPTIVATED BY THE WINTER KING BY MISTRAL DAWN
2ND PLACE: ANGEL WITHIN BY JULIE NICHOLLS
3RD PLACE: BLOOD MASTER BY KIRSTEN CAMPBELL

FAVORITE YA BOOK 
WINNER: CASEY OF CRANBERRY COVE BY SUSAN KOTCH
2ND PLACE: FEAR ME BY B.B. REID
3RD PLACE: AMELIA AND THE SECRET OF STONEY MANOR BY MICHELLE JETTON

FAVORITE BDSM BOOK 
WINNER: CAPTIVATED BY THE WINTER KING BY MISTRAL DAWN
2ND PLACE: PRETTY WHEN YOU CRY BY JUDITH ANDERSON
3RD PLACE: MY LAST DOM BY DEANNDRA HALL

FAVORITE NEW ADULT BOOK 
WINNER: SHATTER ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE: DADDY'S GIRL BY J.A. RICHARDSON
3RD PLACE: CARIBBEAN HEAT BY LISA KLASS

FAVORITE DARK ROMANCE 
WINNER: SHATTER ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE: PRETTY WHEN YOU CRY BY SKYE WARREN
3RD PLACE: DAKOTA'S AUTUMN BY SAVANNAH MORGAN

FAVORITE MC BOOK 
WINNER: BROKEN ROAD BY ADDISON KLINE
2ND PLACE: INFATUATION BY RIVER SAVAGE
3RD PLACE:  SOULS UNFRACTURED BY TILLIE COLE

FAVORITE DEBUT BOOK 
WINNER: THE KISS THAT KILLED ME BY KRISTY NICOLLE
2ND PLACE: SHATTER ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
3RD PLACE: FEAR ME BY B.B. REID

FAVORITE NOVELLA 
WINNER: DAMAGED BY AVELYN PAIGE
2ND PLACE: WHEN DARKNESS BREAKS BY TRACI SANDERS
3RD PLACE: THE THRESHOLD BY ANITA KOVACEVIC

FAVORITE BOOK OF 2015 
WINNER: IMMORTAL PAIR BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: UNVEIL ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
3RD PLACE: AMELIA AND THE SECRET OF STONEY MANOR BY MICHELLE JETTON

FAVORITE ROMANTIC SUSPENSE 
WINNER: CHASING THE DRAGON BY T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE: RIDDLE BY ELIZABETH NOREEN NEWTON
3RD PLACE: RECLAIM ME BY ALEX GRAYSON

FAVORITE UGLY CRY BOOK 
WINNER: SHATTER ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE: DAKOTA'S AUTUMN BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
3RD PLACE: BRIGHT SIDE BY KIM HOLDEN

FAVORITE FANTASY BOOK 
WINNER: CAPTIVATED BY THE WINTER KING BY MISTRAL DAWN
2ND PLACE: SUMMER SOLSTICE BY K.K. ALLEN
3RD PLACE: THE KISS THAT KILLED ME BY KRISTY NICOLLE

FAVORITE CLIFFHANGER 
WINNER: CHASING THE DRAGON BY T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE: OUT OF TIME BY BETH FLYNN
3RD PLACE: SUIT BY JETTIE WOODRUFF

FAVORITE STANDALONE 
WINNER: VIEW FROM THE SIXTH FLOOR BY ELIZABETH NOREEN NEWTON
2ND PLACE: STARTING OVER BY ERIN DEBNEY CRISTOFOLI
3RD PLACE: THE POWER OF A WOMAN BY GINA WHITNEY & LEDDY HARPER

FAVORITE MOB/MAFIA/ORGANIZED CRIME BOOK 
WINNER: DAKOTA'S AUTUMN BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: MILES AWAY BY ADDISON KLINE
3RD PLACE: THE BLOOD AND ROSES SERIES BY CALLIE HART

FAVORITE HORROR BOOK 
WINNER: TRICKERY BY BARBARA CHIOFFI
2ND PLACE: BLOOD DANCE BY A.R. VON
3RD PLACE: BLOODMARKED BY LU WHITLEY

FAVORITE ROMANCE BOOK 
WINNER: SHATTER ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE: ANGEL MINE BY BARBARA CHIOFFI
3RD PLACE: SECRETS BY SAVANNAH MORGAN

FAVORITE CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE BOOK 
WINNER: SECRETS BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: THE AIR HE BREATHES BY BRITTAINY CHANTAL CHERRY
3RD PLACE: FORBID ME BY M. ROBINSON

FAVORITE SECOND CHANCE ROMANCE BOOK 
WINNER: THE DECEPTION DUET BY T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE: UNSEVERED BY TRACI SANDERS
3RD PLACE: SLUT BY JETTIE WOODRUFF

FAVORITE COWBOY ROMANCE BOOK 
WINNER: WICKED FALL BY SAWYER BENNETT
2ND PLACE: HER VOLUNTEER COWBOY BY DONNA MICHAELS
3RD PLACE: THIS CRAZY LOVE/HEART BY S.H. PRATT

FAVORITE STUDENT/TEACHER ROMANCE 
WINNER:  18 BY JULIE A. HUSS
2ND PLACE: FALLING TO PIECES BY LEDDY HARPER
3RD PLACE: LOVING MR. DANIELS BY BRITTAINY C. CHERRY

FAVORITE ANTHOLOGY 
WINNER: TOUCH OF THE IRISH BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: WRITTEN WITH LOVE BY ADDISON KLINE
3RD PLACE: DECEMBER AWETHOLOGY

FAVORITE SERIES 
WINNER: THE JADED SERIES BY ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE: HASHTAG SERIES BY CAMBRIA HERBERT
3RD PLACE: THE TWIN DUO SERIES BY JETTIE WOODRUFF

FAVORITE BOOK COVER 
WINNER: ANGEL WITHIN BY JULIE NICHOLLS
2ND PLACE: UNVEIL ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
3RD PLACE: TOUCH OF THE IRISH BY SAVANNAH MORGAN

FAVORITE CHICK LIT BOOK 
WINNER: BRIDE WITHOUT A GROOM BY AMY LYNCH
2ND PLACE: FAT GIRL BY K.L. MONTGOMERY
3RD PLACE: JAILHOUSE ROCK BY A.R. VON

FAVORITE MEMOIR 
WINNER: THERE IS A REAPER BY MICHAEL LYNES
2ND PLACE: MISS FORTUNE BY ALBINA HUME
3RD PLACE: YOU HAD TO BE THERE BY GENE GORMAN

FAVORITE ROMANTIC COMEDY 
WINNER: PUCKED BY HELENA HUNTING
2ND PLACE: BRIDE WITHOUT A GROOM BY AMY LYNCH
3RD PLACE:  BITTER BY S.L. ROMINES

FAVORITE MYSTERY 
WINNER: SHADOW DANCER BY ADDISON KLINE
2ND PLACE: THE DECEPTION DUET BY T.K. LEIGH
3RD PLACE: CARIBBEAN HEAT BY LISA KLASS

FAVORITE MILITARY ROMANCE 
WINNER: A LOVER'S LAMENT BY KL GRAYSON & BT URRUELA
2ND PLACE: UNSEVERED BY TRACI SANDERS
3RD PLACE: SEAL'S CODE BY SHARON HAMILTON

FAVORITE SPORTS ROMANCE 
WINNER: SWEET HOME BY TILLIE COLE
2ND PLACE: #SELFIE BY CAMBRIA HEBERT
3RD PLACE: FINDING REESE BY IMY SANTIAGO

FAVORITE HISTORICAL ROMANCE 
WINNER: THE MUSE BY RAINE MILLER
2ND PLACE: THE ZEBRA AFFAIRE BY MARK FINE
3RD PLACE: SONG AT DAWN BY JEAN GILL

FAVORITE COZY MYSTERY
WINNER: MERCY AND MAYHEM BY AVA MALLORY
2ND PLACE: THE NORA TIERNEY SERIES BY MARNI GRAFF
3RD PLACE:  ZAK & ZOEY DONOVAN SERIES BY KATHI DALEY

FAVORITE LBGT BOOK 
WINNER: DELIVER ME BY FAITH GIBSON

FAVORITE NON-FICTION BOOK 
WINNER: NAKED TRUTHS ABOUT GETTING REVIEWS BY GISELA HAUSMANN

FAVORITE MMA BOOK 
WINNER: BREAKING A LEGEND BY SARAH ROBINSON
2ND PLACE: IF I SEEM DANGEROUS BY ROSE SAWYER

FAVORITE STEP BROTHER ROMANCE 
WINNER: PRINCE ALBERT BY SABRINA PAIGE



FAVORITE BOOK COUPLE 
WINNER: JAXON & BAILEY FROM SHATTER ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE: TIA & COLE FROM SECRETS BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
3RD PLACE: GRIZZ & KIT FROM NINE MINUTES AND OUT OF TIME BY BETH FLYNN

FAVORITE MALE VILLIAN 
WINNER: ROLAND HAWKS FROM DAKOTA'S AUTUMN BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: ZACK FROM THE HASHTAG SERIES BY CAMBRIA HEBERT
3RD PLACE: RYAN FROM THE EMPATHY SERIES BY KER DUKEY

FAVORITE MALE BEST FRIEND 
WINNER: BRAYDEN FROM THE DECEPTION DUET BY T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE: PENN VINETTI FROM BLOOD MASTERS BY KIRSTEN CAMPBELL
3RD PLACE: AMBROSE FROM FALLEN ANGEL BY JEN WINTERS

FAVORITE MALE CHARACTER 
WINNER: GRIFFIN STORM FROM BLOOD MASTER BY KIRSTEN CAMPBELL
2ND PLACE: KAI FROM ANGEL WITHIN BY JULIE NICHOLLS
3RD PLACE: ROMEO FROM THE HASHTAG SERIES BY CAMBRIA HEBERT

FAVORITE FEMALE VILLIAN 
WINNER: MISSY FROM #POSER BY CAMBRIA HEBERT
2ND PLACE: NORMA IN RIDDLE BY ELIZABETH NOREEN NEWTON
3RD PLACE: NIKKI JONES FROM DAKOTA'S AUTUMN BY SAVANNAH MORGAN

FAVORITE FEMALE BEST FRIEND 
WINNER: JENNA FROM SLAYING THE DRAGON BY T.K. LEIGH
2ND PLACE: LETTY FROM MILES AWAY BY ADDISON KLINE 
3RD PLACE: LUNA FROM AMELIA AND THE SECRET OF STONEY MANOR BY MICHELLE JETTON

FAVORITE FEMALE CHARACTER 
WINNER: AUTUMN BENNETT FROM DAKOTA'S AUTUMN BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: JORDANA FROM THE POWER OF A WOMAN BY GINA WHITNEY & LEDDY HARPER
3RD PLACE:  AMELIA FROM AMELIA AND THE SECRET OF STONEY MANOR BY MICHELLE JETTON

FAVORITE MENAGE COUPLE 
WINNER: KALE, MARISSA, AND ROARKE FROM IMMORTAL PAIR BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: LUCAS, BELAH, AND ISZAK FROM DRAGON'S MELODY BY OPHELIA BELL
3RD PLACE: MATT, STEPHON, AND JEWEL FROM LOVING TWO DOMS BY HOLLY ROBERTS

FAVORITE LOVE TRIANGLE 
WINNER: KALE, MARISSA, AND ROARKE FROM IMMORTAL PAIR BY SAVANNAH MORGAN
2ND PLACE: GENEVA, NOVA, & KAI FROM THE GENEVA PROJECT - LIES BY CHRISTINA BENJAMIN
3RD PLACE: LUCAS, BELAH, AND ISZAK FROM DRAGON'S MELODY BY OPHELIA BELL

FAVORITE M/M COUPLE 
WINNER: ANDREW & JASE FROM UNVEIL ME BY ALEX GRAYSON
2ND PLACE: LOGAN & TATE FROM TRUST BY ELLA FRANK
3RD PLACE: JULIAN & MATTIE FROM COMING OUT BY LILA ROSE

FAVORITE BOOK BOYFRIEND 
WINNER: GRIFFIN STORM FROM BLOOD MASTER BY KIRSTEN CAMPBELL
2ND PLACE: KAI FROM ANGEL WITHIN BY JULIE NICHOLLS
3RD PLACE: ANKOU FROM CAPTIVATED BY THE WINTER KING BY MISTRAL DAWN

FAVORITE BAD BOY 
WINNER: ABEL GUNNER FROM THE ROCKER SERIES BY GINA WHITNEY
2ND PLACE: TYLER BURNHAM IN THE DECEPTION DUET BY T.K. LEIGH
3RD PLACE: BEN FROM STARTING OVER BY ERIN DEBNEY CRISTOFOLI



FAVORITE BOOK BLOG 
WINNER: SAINTS AND SINNERS BOOK BLOG
2ND PLACE: TWISTER SISTERS' BOOK REVIEWS
3RD PLACE:  MOMMY'S NAUGHTY PLAYGROUND

FAVORITE MALE COVER MODEL 
WINNER: JASE DEAN
2ND PLACE: BT URRUELA
3RD PLACE: STUART REARDON

FAVORITE FEMALE COVER MODEL 
WINNER: JAMI WATTS

FAVORITE SWAG DESIGNER 
WINNER: THE BOOKSWAGSHOP
2ND PLACE: SASSY QUEENS OF DESIGN
3RD PLACE: KELLI'S KOLLECTIBLES

FAVORITE BOOK REVIEWER 
WINNER: TWISTED SISTERS' BOOK REVIEWS
2ND PLACE: WICKED BABES BLOG REVIEWS
3RD PLACE: STEPHANIE'S BOOK REPORTS

FAVORITE EDITOR 
WINNER: KAYLA FROM HOT TREE EDITING
2ND PLACE: BECKY AT HOT TREE EDITING
3RD PLACE: AMY DONNELLY

FAVORITE BOOK COVER DESIGNER 
WINNER: AUTHOR DESIGNS BY SAVANNAH
2ND PLACE: MIRISHKA'S ART
3RD PLACE: DRUE FROM DRC PROMOTIONS

FAVORITE BOOK PUBLISHER 
WINNER: SMASHWORDS
2ND PLACE: HOT TREE
3RD PLACE:  BOOKTROPE

FAVORITE BOOK FORMATTER 
WINNER: WENDI FROM READY, SET, EDIT
2ND PLACE: CLAIRE PLAISTED
3RD PLACE: MAX FROM MAX EFFECTS








24 comments:

  1. Thank you! Thank you!! Thank you!!! So excited to be a part of this!

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  2. Yay for Addison Kline! So very proud of you! You deserve every singlet one of these! ♡♡

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  3. Yay for Addison Kline! So very proud of you! You deserve every singlet one of these! ♡♡

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  4. Thanks for a great contest! Congrats to all the winners!!!

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  5. Oh wow!!! Thank you so very much!!!

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  6. Wonderful to be a part of this. Thank you! And congrats to all thd winners!

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  7. Congrats to Kirsten Campbell & all the other gifted writers!

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  8. Thank you so much for the honors. I'm blown away and so humble to be among this list of extremely talented authors, designers, and other creative types. <3

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  9. OMG I am so honored! Thank you!!!

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  10. Humbled and honored! Thank you, thank you all, who voted for me. So happy to see so many friends honored, Albina Hume Anita Kovacevic Elizabeth Noreen Newton Jean Gill Michael Lynes ... I know, I know, "Favorite Non-Fiction Author" does not sound as sexxxy as many of the other awards but I am hoping to make a difference, so your work gets seen by as many readers as possible.

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  11. Thank you so much. I am deeply honored. Congratulations to all my fellow authors! It means a great deal to be included with so many wonderful writers.

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  12. You all Rock! thanks for everything!

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  13. Congratulations, everybody! Unbelievable to be in this crowd! And thank you, Bottles & Books!

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  14. Congrats to all the winners--and thank you to those who nominated and voted for me. What an honor!

    Kally

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  15. Congratulations all! This was an entertaining awards process and it's lovely to appear on the winners' podium with a silver and a bronze. Gisela, I think Favourite Non-Fiction author' sounds very sexy!

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  16. Thank you so much and congrats to everyone!! I am so honoured to be on your list!

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  17. How great! I'm honored to have won. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees and a huge hug and thank you to all the fans who voted for me.

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  18. Thank You! I'm so thrilled! Congratulations to all of the winners and nominees. You're all so amazing and thank you to everyone who voted!

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  19. Congrats everyone and thank you Bottles & Books Reviews, as well as everyone that voted!
    This is so exciting!
    ^_^

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  20. Thank you @BottlesAndBookReviews for holding this awesome contest! Honored to be a winner in this great crowd of fabulous authors!

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