2012 In Review On The RT Book Reviews Website

Usually we end the week on the RT Daily Blog with a round up of all of the most popular stories from the RT website from the past several days. However, this is no ordinary Friday. It is the last Friday of 2012, so we thought we’d do a roundup of the past year here on www.RTBOOKREVIEWS.com. Find out which blog posts you loved the best, which authors you want to know more about and which books you couldn’t get over in 2012.


Most Viewed Genres:

Romance (which includes four subgenres — historical romance, contemporary romance, series romance and romantic suspense)


Paranormal/Urban Fantasy

Most Popular Pages:

RT Awards: Nominees and Winners

Top Picks

Upcoming Releases

Most Read Excerpt:

Colleen Houck's Tiger's Destiny (Read the excerpt here)

Top 5 Most Popular Authors: (in order of popularity based on searches)

Sylvia Day

Maya Banks

Lisa Kleypas

Lora Leigh

Nora Roberts

Most Read Book Reviews: 

Steel's Edge by Ilona Andrews; A 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominee for Paranormal Worldbuilding

Dragon Bound by Thea Harrison; Won 2011's RT Book of the Year

Tempting the Bride by Sherry Thomas; A 2012 RT Seal of Excellence Winner and a 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominee for Innovative Historical Romance

Sacrifice by Cayla Kluver; A 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominee for Young Adult Protagonist

Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines

"The Theory of Attraction" by Delphine Dryden; A 2012 RT Seal of Excellence Winner and a 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominee for E-Book Erotic Novella

Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish by Grace Burrowes; Won 2011's Historical Romance of the Year Award

The Book of Lost Fragrances by M.J. Rose

Reflected in You by Sylvia Day

Most Popular Spoiler Post:

Simone Elkeles On Her Fullriders Series

Most Popular News From RT:

RT's Digital Edition Has Arrived

Most Read Publishing Industry News:

Samhain To Take Out Jumbotron Ad In Times Square

Most Popular Q&A:

Romance Author Beverly Jenkins Interviews Sandman Slim Creator Richard Kadrey

Most Watched Video:

Anne Rice On Vampires, Werewolves And More!

Most Popular New Blog Column: 

Tweethearts: Tweets We Loved This Week

Most Popular Existing Blog Column:

RT Seal of Excellence: Editors' Pick For The Best Book Of The Month

Most Popular Column For Aspiring Authors:

Where To Submit A Manuscript

And The Number One Most Popular Blog Post Of The Year:

Cover Chat: Karen Marie Moning's Upcoming Series Starter Iced

Thanks for the excellent year and we look forward to finding out what tops your list at the end of 2012. Have a Happy New Year from all of us here at RT BOOK REVIEWS!