AWARD NOMINEES & WINNERS

Reviewers' Choice Awards honor the best books of the year.

The winners and nominees are selected by our staff of over 50 reviewers representing the readers' voice in the women's fiction industry.


   

Historical

BEST AMERICAN HISTORICAL ROMANCEWISHING
Miranda Jarrett, Pocket/Sonnet, (February 1999)
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BEST BRITISH ISLES HISTORICAL ROMANCEAN IMPROPER PROPOSAL
Patricia Cabot, St. Martin's, (December 1999)
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BEST FIRST HISTORICAL ROMANCEMY FALSE HEART
Liz Carlyle, Pocket, (December 1999)
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BEST HISTORICAL LOVE & LAUGHTERHOW TO MARRY A MARQUIS
Julia Quinn, Avon, (April 1999)
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BEST HISTORICAL NOVELSOMEWHERE LIES THE MOON
Kathryn Lynn Davis, Pocket, (August 2000)
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BEST HISTORICAL ROMANCE IN SERIESSECRETS OF THE NIGHT
Jo Beverley, Topaz, (July 1999)
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BEST HISTORICAL ROMANTIC MYSTERYTHE STARGAZER
Michele Jaffe, Pocket, (May 2000)
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BEST INNOVATIVE HISTORICAL ROMANCESTOLEN WISHES
Deb Stover, Zebra, (October 1999)
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BEST K.I.S.S. HEROMCCLAIREN'S ISLE: THE PASSIONATE ONE
Connie Brockway, Dell, (July 1999)
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BEST MEDIEVAL HISTORICAL ROMANCELORD OF VENGEANCE
Tina St. John, Ballantine, (July 1999)
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BEST REGENCY HISTORICAL ROMANCETHE WILD CHILD
Mary Jo Putney, Ballantine, (July 2000)
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HISTORICAL ROMANCE OF THE YEARFLOWERS UNDER ICE
Jean Ross Ewing, Berkley, (September 1999)
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BEST FIRST REGENCY ROMANCETHE NOBODY
Diane Farr, Signet, (January 1999)
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BEST REGENCY ROMANCEMARIGOLD'S MARRIAGES
Sandra Heath, Signet, (May 1999)
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Mainstream Fiction

BEST CONTEMPORARY NOVELCRAZY FOR YOU
Jennifer Crusie, St. Martin's Press, (February 2000)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY PARANOMAL ROMANCEMIDNIGHT ON JULIA STREET
Ciji Ware, Fawcett, (June 1999)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY ROMANCEMOON DANCE
Mariah Stewart, Pocket, (January 1999)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC SUSPENSETHE OTHER DAUGHTER
Lisa Gardner, Bantam, (August 1999)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY TIME TRAVELSUNRISE ON THE MEDITERRANEAN
Suzanne Frank, Warner, (August 1999)
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BEST ELECTRONIC BOOKTHE LAST ENEMY
Pauline Baird Jones, Five Star, (January 2000)
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BEST HISTORICAL PARANOMAL ROMANCESIMPLY MAGIC
Maureen Child, St. Martin's Press, (June 1999)
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BEST HISTORICAL TIME TRAVELBEYOND THE HIGHLAND MIST
Karen Marie Moning, Dell, (April 1999)
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BEST INSPIRATIONAL ROMANCETHE DECISION
Gayle Roper, Multnomah/Palisades, (October 1999)
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BEST MULTICULTURAL ROMANCETHE LOOK OF LOVE
Monica Jackson, BET Books/Arabesque, (December 1999)
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BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVELTHE RADIANT SEAS
Catherine Asaro, Tor, (December 1998)
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Mystery Suspense & Thriller

BEST AMATEUR SLEUTH NOVELHUSH PUPPY
Laurien Berenson, Kensington, (September 2000)
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BEST CONTEMPORARY MYSTERYBONES
Jan Burke, Simon & Schuster, (September 1999)
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BEST FIRST MYSTERYMURDER WITH PEACOCKS
Donna Andrews, St. Martin's, (February 2000)
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BEST HISTORICAL MYSTERYSEARCH THE DARK
Charles Todd, St. Martin's Press, (May 2000)
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BEST PI NOVEL"O" IS FOR OUTLAW
Sue Grafton, Ballantine, (January 2001)
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BEST SUSPENSE NOVELGRAVITY
Tess Gerritsen, Pocket, (October 2000)
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Series

BEST FANTASY NOVELRHAPSODY
Elizabeth Haydon, Tor, (June 2000)
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BEST FIRST SERIES ROMANCEAN OFFICER AND A HERO
Elizabeth Ashtree, Harlequin, (March 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN AMERICANTHE HUNK & THE VIRGIN
Muriel Jensen, Harlequin, (April 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN DUETKIDNAPPED?
Jacqueline Diamond, Harlequin, (May 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN INTRIGUETHE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT
Jenna Ryan, Harlequin, (December 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN LOVE & LAUGHTERCOURTING CUPID
Charlotte Maclay, (unknown), (February 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN PRESENTSTHE SEXIEST MAN ALIVE
Sandra Marton, (unknown), (February 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN ROMANCEBEAUTY AND THE BOSS
Lucy Gordon, Harlequin, (April 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN SUPERROMANCEFEEL THE HEAT
Kathryn Shay, Harlequin, (November 1999)
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BEST HARLEQUIN TEMPTATIONPURE TEMPTATION
Vicki Lewis Thompson, Harlequin, (August 1999)
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BEST MINISERIES ROMANCEBIG SKY BILLIONAIRE
Jackie Merritt, Silhouette, (January 1999)
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BEST SILHOUETTE DESIRESECRET BABY SANTOS
Barbara McCauley, Silhouette, (August 1999)
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BEST SILHOUETTE INTIMATE MOMENTSTHE ADMIRAL'S BRIDE
Suzanne Brockmann, Silhouette, (November 1999)
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BEST SILHOUETTE ROMANCEHUSBAND FOUND
Martha Shields, Silhouette, (June 1999)
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BEST SILHOUETTE SPECIAL EDITIONUNEXPECTED FAMILY
Laurie Campbell, Silhouette, (February 1999)
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BEST SILHOUETTE YOURS TRULYA MATCH FOR MORGAN
Marie Ferrarella, Silhouette, (March 1999)
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BEST STEEPLE HILL LOVE INSPIREDSINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE
Marta Perry, Steeple Hill, (September 1999)
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BEST ZEBRA BOUQUET YOURS TRULYHEART SONG
Jane Kidder, Zebra, (December 1999)
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