2016 Swoony Awards

The Swoony Awards are a reader’s choice award recognizing excellence in clean romance fiction. 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, 2015 – November 30, 2016 are eligible, Please DOUBLE check publication dates before nominating books!
-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
-Language: None/mild (No F words or other explicit language) nothing overly crude
-Violence: Mild/low
-Page Count: Novellas or Novels only, 100 pages or higher, no short stories this year
-Age: Only Young Adult, New Adult and Adult, NO children’s or middle grade

Note to Authors:
If you’ve written a book that matches the above criteria fill free to nominate it for a Swoony. Help bring awareness to your nomination, we are doing some promoting, but sometimes a newsletter, Facebook, Twitter or blog post directly from the author is the best way to let your fan base know your book has been nominated and help it get all the votes it can get.

Note to Voters:
This is a great way to let authors know you appreciate all their hard work. You can vote for up to 100 books on the list. We’ve also learned that the order you rank the books you vote on does affect the overall score of the book. So take a minute and make sure you have your books in the order you want them. Invite your friends to vote! Voting ends December 31, 2016.

Thanks for your participation and making the Swoony Awards a success!
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message 1: by Kathy (new)

Kathy * Bookworm Nation Hello All,
I have a really good feeling about this years Swoony's. 2016 is going to be a great year for books! Thanks for participating and helping to make the Swoony's a success. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/swoonyawards/) to stay up-to-date on all the Swoony happenings!


message 2: by Teya (new)

Teya Peck SO MANY GOOD ONES! HOW TO VOTE!


message 3: by Kathy (new)

Kathy * Bookworm Nation Teya wrote: "SO MANY GOOD ONES! HOW TO VOTE!"

We have a lot of great books this year, and luckily you can vote for up to 100! :)


message 4: by Teya (new)

Teya Peck OH SWEET! Side note: are we allowed to vote for our own as well?


message 5: by Kathy (new)

Kathy * Bookworm Nation Teya wrote: "OH SWEET! Side note: are we allowed to vote for our own as well?"

Yes! :)


message 6: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer How do I nominate my book?

Atlantis On the Tides of Destiny (Atlantis The Antediluvian Chronicles, # 2) by Jennifer McKeithen Atlantis On the Tides of Destiny


message 7: by Kathy (new)

Kathy * Bookworm Nation Jennifer wrote: "How do I nominate my book?

Atlantis On the Tides of Destiny (Atlantis The Antediluvian Chronicles, # 2) by Jennifer McKeithen Atlantis On the Tides of Destiny"


Hi! There is a tab at the top of the list "Add Books to This List" nce you click on that you can enter the books name and it'll add it to the list. :)


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