2018 Swoony Awards

The Swoony Awards are a reader’s choice award recognizing excellence in clean secular, wholesome romance. We wanted a way to show our appreciation to these awesome authors who write the kind of books that we love. It’s also a great way to find new books and a good go-to when looking for something fun to read.

Eligibility
-ONLY books PUBLISHED December 1, 2017 – November 30, 2018 are eligible.
-Books must be published OR have arc reviews before nomination. Since the award is based on readers having actually read and enjoyed the book(s) they are voting for, the book has to have been published or arcs read in order to receive votes.
-Intimacy: No sex, no/low closed door/fade-to-black, no/low innuendo, nothing crude or crass. G-PG13.
-Language: None/mild (No F words or other explicit language) nothing overly crude.
-Violence: Mild/low.
-Page Count: 100 pages or higher, anthologies are okay. No short stories.
-Age: Only Young Adult, New Adult and Adult. NO children’s or middle grade.
-Religious: No Christian fiction, some *very mild* religious elements may be allowed.

*non-Goodreads votes can be submitted here: https://tinyurl.com/y9lrm6hh ...since these votes won't show on this list, the below rankings wont reflect votes that have come in via the external link.

You can vote for up to 100 books on the list. Books will be added throughout the year so be sure to check back often and vote whenever you finish and love a book. Voting ends December 31, 2018.

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294 books · 618 voters · list created January 8th by Kathy * Bookworm Nation (votes) .
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message 1: by Kathy (new)

Kathy * Bookworm Nation Not sure how to nominate a book? Its easy, just click on the Add Books To The List tab at the top of the list. Then you can either add books right off your personal shelf, or click "search" and search for the book by title or author. When your book comes up, click on the Vote for this Book button and you're done! Easy!


message 2: by Kathy Jo (new)

Kathy Jo But before you vote, be sure to check the entire list to see if the book has already been added. Duplicates have been deleted in the past.


message 4: by Kathy (new)

Kathy * Bookworm Nation Natalie wrote: "Right Kiss Wrong GuyMarked Beauty"

Thanks, Natalie! I added I to the list, be sure and vote for it. :)


message 5: by Kathy Jo (new)

Kathy Jo Hey party people! Just a reminder to read the rules and double check publication dates before adding books to the list. We will go through and delete books that are not eligible from the list.

If you have added books to the list and they are no longer there, it's because they did not fit the criteria for the Swoony Awards and have been removed from the list.

And I just want to say THANK YOU for making the Swoony Awards awesome! I LOVE being able to look at the list and find not only amazing books but also amazing authors! It's like Christmas morning for me! Hehe.


message 6: by Nicole (new)

Nicole Pulver Thanks for creating this! Sometimes it's hard to find clean reads, and this helps shorten the search significantly. Plus clean authors deserve recognition!


message 7: by Kathy (new)

Kathy * Bookworm Nation Nicole wrote: "Thanks for creating this! Sometimes it's hard to find clean reads, and this helps shorten the search significantly. Plus clean authors deserve recognition!"

Thanks, Nicole! I agree, we love recognizing clean books and authors. It's always to have a go-to list to find fun books. :)


message 8: by Barbara (new)

Barbara James HI,

I love reading clean reads as much as I enjoy writing them! But I am not able to add my own book, unfortunately!

Regards,

Barbara.

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