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DA BWAHA: Championship Round

Final Round – it’s championship time! Vote here, and over at Smart Bitches in the championship round of the 2008 DA BWAHA. One book is proclaimed our Book of the Year, and the post-mortem hand-wringing and trash-talking can begin. The 2008 showdown: Colleen Gleason’s The Rest Falls Away versus Nora Roberts’ High Noon.

Click early, click often, and click in both places, as we’ll be totaling up the votes and announcing the winners come Tuesday morning.

Championship Round of DA BWAHA

  • The Rest Falls Away by Colleen Gleason (56%, 214 Votes)
  • High Noon by Nora Roberts (44%, 165 Votes)

Total Voters: 379

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Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Shiloh Walker
    Apr 06, 2008 @ 09:05:47

    Interesting idea~I’m curious to see how it pans out.

    I’ll admit flat-out that piracy is part of why I’m not writing as much for my epubs. Filesharing sites have soared over the past year, and incidentally, my income has gone steadily down from my epubs. It isn’t because I’m not putting the books out, because I am. But still, it’s dropping. Could it be from something other than piracy? Market saturation, etc? Again, possible and it could be a combination of both.

    I blogged about this not too long ago and I suspect in the coming year, I’m going to have to make a decision~either keep writing for my epubs as well as my NY pubs, or just focus solely on my print career. It’s not a choice I want to make, but I’m sick and tired of my work being pirated. I sell my books expecting compensation. I’m not trying to be greedy but I do expect my rightful compensation when my books are read. Seeing how many people flagrantly ignore my right to that compensation has me reconsidering that aspect of my career.

  2. anon
    Apr 06, 2008 @ 16:10:41

    I need to get more ISPs. :-)

  3. joyce d
    Apr 06, 2008 @ 16:32:12

    when does this poll end?

  4. Jane
    Apr 06, 2008 @ 16:33:39

    7pm CST or 8 pm EST.

  5. J
    Apr 06, 2008 @ 16:38:34


  6. C P
    Apr 07, 2008 @ 04:33:38

    Where do we actually click to vote??

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