Essence magazine is hosting its first annual literary awards. Storyteller of the Year award is determined by reader vote and the other eight categories are determined by a panel of publishing folks. The awards ceremony will be held in NY… more
Yesterday, Normal Mailer was the winner of the 14th annual Bad Sex writing award, announced by Literary Review magazine. His winning entry was: So Klara turned head to foot, and put her most unmentionable part down on his hard-breathing nose… more
New York Times posted its Notable 100 books for 2007. The print version is released on Sunday. I have nothing to say since I’ve not read a one of them, not even JK Rowling’s 7th Harry Potter book.
The Quill Award Nominees were announced last week at BEA. There are 18 categories with 5 nominees each. The nominees are chosen by the selection committee comprised of Publishers Weekly editors (which begs the question as to why they aren’t… more
Best Romance of the Year: Lover Awakened: A Novel Of The Black Dagger Brotherhood, JR. Ward Worst Read: On the Way to the Wedding (Avon Historical Romance), Julia Quinn Best New Author: Elizabeth Hoyt Best Buried Treasure: Jacob: The Nightwalkers,… more
The PNR PEARL Awards Paranoramal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature) for 2006. Best ANTHOLOGY: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Lori Handeland, Rachel Caine and more… Best FANTASY/MAGICAL: Master of Swords (Berkley Sensation) by… more