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
Most Read Excerpt:
Tiger's Destiny (Read the excerpt here)
(in order of popularity based on searches) Top 5 Most Popular Authors:
Sylvia Day Maya Banks
Lora Leigh Nora Roberts
Most Read Book Reviews:
by Steel's Edge Ilona Andrews; A 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominee for Paranormal Worldbuilding by Dragon Bound Thea Harrison; Won 2011's RT Book of the Year by Tempting the Bride Sherry Thomas; A 2012 RT Seal of Excellence Winner and a 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominee for Innovative Historical Romance by Sacrifice Cayla Kluver; A 2012 RT Reviewers' Choice Award nominee for Young Adult Protagonist by Libriomancer 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 by Lady Sophie's Christmas Wish Grace Burrowes; Won 2011's Historical Romance of the Year Award by The Book of Lost Fragrances M.J. Rose by Reflected in You 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!