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DABWAHA 2014 Get Your Game On

DABWAHA 2014 Get Your Game On

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What is DABWAHA? It is a tournament of books. We pit 64 books against each other, fill out brackets predicting who will win, and vote vote vote. There is trash talking, gif posts, videos, and hopefully even more this year.

The DABWAHA bracket is ready to be filled out. Just click on “New” and enter your identification. Only the Nickname will show up publicly.  Then click on the title of the book you will think will each match until you have only one book left as your Champion.  The tie breaker is the number of reader nominations we received in total for the last 8 slots in the tournamnet.

The prizes have been posted.  We have a ton of awesome prizes for winners of each round as well as prizes for the worst bracket and iPads for the winning author and winning bracketologist.

This calendar will help keep you up to date on the voting in the different rounds.

You can also view the calendar here if the widget doesn’t load.

Everything happens at, including prize announcements, round winners and prize awarding.

64 Books. One Winner. Game on!



dabwaha iconIt’s DABWAHA time! When we tweet and vote monger and compete for prizes and silly fun as we celebrate some of the very best romances of 2013.


The nomination slate is ready and seven out of eight books have been listed at the DABWAHA site.

Seven books? Why is one missing? Because it’s time for you to nominate the book you think should be included that isn’t listed right now.

Which book were we wrong to leave off? Fire up your browser and head on over to fill out the form to enter your nominations.

The book nominated can be digital or print, but please, wherever possible, use the ISBN number for the PRINT edition to minimize duplicate entries.

PLEASE NOTE! The book MUST have a publication date of 2013. No exceptions, no reprints. No paperback version of 2012 hardcovers.



Want to see the complete schedule? Here it is!



Yes, of course there are prizes! There are prizes for each round of the tournament – whomever has the most perfect bracket after each round wins a prize. If there are multiple perfect brackets, a winner will be selected at random. There are also prizes for the Second Chance Tournament, which opens on 23 March 2014.

Then, at the end, we award random bracket prizes to many different excellent random brackets, plus the much-coveted Wooden Spoon prize for the worst bracket of the entire tournament.

The winning bracket and the author of the winning book each will receive a 16gb WiFi iPad, from the TBR LLC, a joint venture of Smart Bitches Trashy Books LLC, and Dear Author Media Network, LLC. Awww yeah.

Would you like to contribute a prize to the tournament? Awesome! Please contact Sarah and let her know what you’d like to offer!


Most Important! Most Important! Most Important!

It is pronounced dah-BWAH-ha.