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DABWAHA

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DABWAHA Is Ready To Go

Ladies and gentleman, it’s DA BWAHA 2010 TIME. You can see all the books who made the slate of 64 at DABWAHA.com, and read about the prizes at the DABWAHA blog. And now- it’s time to pick your brackets! And… more

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DA BWAHA Time

There is no ebook post today because today is Selection Sunday for the Dear Author Bitchery Writing Award for Hella Authors or something like that. We started this tournament three years ago with Sarah from the Smart Bitches. Later today… more

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DABWAHA Results and Request for Input

A whisper thin margin of 12 votes separated the winner, Iron Kissed, from the runner up, The Spymaster’s Lady. An equally tiny margin separated the first place winner, CarolynJean, from Jennifer Y’s entry. Jennifer Y had maintained the top spot… more

DABWAHA Final Match:  Iron Kissed v. Spymaster’s Lady

DABWAHA Final Match: Iron Kissed v. Spymaster’s Lady

After many a bracket and much trash talking, it’s down to two books: Patricia Briggs’ “Iron Kissed” vs. Joanna Bourne’s “The Spymaster’s Lady.” Quite a battle: exceptionally-researched and written historical romance with plot twists and uncommon characters battling conspiracy and… more

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DABWAHA Final Four Voting Is Nearly Done!

We are at a crucial juncture in the Final Four at the DABWAHA. Who will survive to the Championship Round? You decide with your votes. (cue ominous music). Iron Kissed by Patricia Briggs won out over popular contemporary romance, Blue… more

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Welcome to the DABWAHA Elite 8

We’ve still got voting going on in the DABWAHA Tournament. The Elite 8 is here and is comprised of a Novel with Romantic Elements, 2 Paranormals, 2 Historicals, 2 Erotic Romances, and 1 Contemporary.   Round 4 voting starts at 10:00… more

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DA BWAHA 2nd Chance

Bummed out that your DABWAHA Bracket (if you’re curious, it’s “deh-BWA-hah”)isn’t in the top 5? The top 10? Anywhere near the top? Fear not! It’s time for the 2nd chance bracket! The what? Well, now that we’ve been through two… more

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DA BWAHA Voting Super Tight

With only minutes to go in the second set of polls in round 2, Kresley Cole v. Lisa Kleypas and Patricia Briggs v. Nalini Singh are neck and neck. Every vote counts so if you haven’t voted yet, get to… more

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Let the DABWAHA Voting Begin

It’s time. The books have been nominated, seeded and slated against each other. Over 700 brackets were filled out. (That’s twice as many as last year). We’ve got some mad prizes: a Sony Reader for the one bracket that rules… more

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DA BWAHA Reminder

Reminder: if you want to enter the DABWAHA bracket competition, your window of opportunity expires at 11:00 pm EST on March 18, 2009. Voting will start March 19, 2009, better known as tomorrow. Please note, as there’s been some confusion… more

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DA BWAHA Tournament Has Begun

It’s time for the Dear Author Bitchery Writing Award for Hellagood Authors or DA BWAHA. For newcomers, this is a tournament of books that mimics the March Madness tournament of basketball. We’ve picked a slate of 64 books in 8… more

DA BWAHA Is Now Accepting Nominations

DA BWAHA Is Now Accepting Nominations

Remember the DA BWAHA, our March Madness tourney of books? It’s back, and we need your help for the slate of books. The categories are as follows: YA Paranormal Novel with Strong Romantic Elements Historical Erotic Romance GLBT Category Contemporary… more