Announcing The 2017 RT Reviewers' Choice And Career Achievement Awards Winners

Today we're so happy and proud to present the 2017 Reviewers' Choice and Career Achievement Winners! Let us tell you, a lot of blood, sweat and tears (more tears than you might think!) went into selecting these, the best titles of 2017. Hearty congratulations to all of the winners, thank you for writing such amazing books last year. The award ceremony will take place at the RT Booklovers Convention in Reno on Friday, May 18, we hope to see you there! 

CAREER ACHIEVEMENT

Contemporary RomanceErotic RomanceFantasy RomanceHistorical Romance
Lori Foster

Shayla Black

C. L. Wilson

Elizabeth Hoyt

Inspirational RomanceRomantic SuspenseSuspenseThriller Fiction

Rachel Hauck

Christina DoddCatherine CoulterF. Paul Wilson
ParanormalUrban FantasySeriesMainstream
Nalini SinghAnne BishopRochelle Alers

Wendy Wax

Young Adult   

Deb Caletti

   

BOOK OF THE YEAR

Alyssa Cole's An Extraordinary Union

An Extraordinary Union
Alyssa Cole

SERIES ROMANCE

Maisey Yates' Seduce Me, Cowboy

Seduce Me, Cowboy
Maisey Yates

HISTORICAL ROMANCE

Historical Romance
of the Year
Historical Love & LaughterBritish-Isles Set Historical Romance
Alyssa Cole's An Extraordinary Union
An Extraordinary Union
Alyssa Cole

Tessa Dare's The Duchess Deal
The Duchess Deal
Tessa Dare

Elizabeth Hoyt's Duke of Desire
Duke of Desire
Elizabeth Hoyt

First
Historical
Historical
Fiction
Digital Historical Romance
Elizabeth Hoyt's Duke of Desire
The Highland Duke
Amy Jarecki
Beatriz Williams' The Wicked City
The Wicked City
Beatriz Williams
Sara Portman's The Reunion
The Reunion
Sara Portman

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

Contemporary
Romance
Contemporary Love & LaughterDigital Contemporary Romance
Alisha Rai's Wrong to Need You
Wrong to Need You
Alisha Rai
Jenn McKinlay's Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Barking Up the Wrong Tree
Jenn McKinlay
Ella Linden's Lost with You
Lost with You
Ella Linden

PARANORMAL

Paranormal
Romance
Paranormal Worldbuilding
Christine Feehan's Bound Together
Bound Together
Christine Feehan
Nalini Singh's Silver Silence
Silver Silence
Nalini Singh
Futuristic
Romance
Fantasy
Romance
Michelle Diener's Sky Raiders
Sky Raiders
Michelle Diener
Cassandra Gannon's The Kingpin of Camelot
The Kingpin of Camelot
Cassandra Gannon

URBAN FANTASY

Urban Fantasy NovelUrban Fantasy WorldbuildingDigital Urban Fantasy
Lisa Shearin's The Ghoul Vendetta
The Ghoul Vendetta
Lisa Shearin
Anne Bishop's Etched in Bone
Etched in Bone
Anne Bishop
Amanda Carlson's Blue Blooded
Blue Blooded
Amanda Carlson

ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

Romantic
Suspense

Law Enforcement
Romantic Suspense

Paranormal
Romantic Suspense

Jennifer L. Armentrout's Till Death
Till Death
Jennifer L. Armentrout
Tess Diamond's Dangerous Games
Dangerous Games
Tess Diamond
Rebecca Zanetti's Twisted Truths
Twisted Truths
Rebecca Zanetti

MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/THRILLER

MysteryHistorical MysteryAmateur Sleuth
Karen White's The Guests on South Battery
The Guests on South Battery
Karen White
Leonard Goldberg's The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes
The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes
Leonard Goldberg
Joyce Tremel's A Room with a Brew
A Room with a Brew
Joyce Tremel
SuspenseThriller 
Allison Brennan's Shattered
Shattered
Allison Brennan
Steve Berry's The Lost Order
The Lost Order
Steve Berry

 

MAINSTREAM

Mainstream FictionBest Mainstream Fiction Protagonist
Kristan Higgins' On Second Thought
On Second Thought
Kristan Higgins
Taylor Jenkins Reid's The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Protagonist: Evelyn Hugo

YOUNG ADULT

Young Adult NovelYoung Adult Protagonist
Angie Thomas' The Hate U Give
The Hate U Give
Angie Thomas
Mackenzi Lee's The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtues
The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtues by Mackenzi Lee
Protagonist: Henry "Monty" Montague
Young Adult FantasyYoung Adult Paranormal
Stephanie Garber's Caraval
Caraval
Stephanie Garber
CC Hunter's The Mortician's Daughter: One Foot in the Grave
The Mortician's Daughter: One Foot in the Grave
CC Hunter

EROTICA

Erotic RomanceDigital Erotic Romance
Zara Cox's Beautiful Liar
Beautiful Liar
Zara Cox
Carrie Ann Ryan's Passion Restored
Passion Restored
Carrie Ann Ryan

SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY

Science Fiction NovelFantasy Novel

Nicky Drayden's The Prey of Gods
The Prey of Gods
Nicky Drayden

Marie Brennan's Within the Sanctuary of Wings
Within the Sanctuary of Wings
Marie Brennan

Epic Fantasy NovelFantasy Adventure
N.K. Jemisin's The Stone Sky
The Stone Sky
N.K. Jemisin
Marie Andreas by The Sapphire Manticore
The Sapphire Manticore
Marie Andreas

INSPIRATIONAL

Inspirational RomanceInspirational NovelInspirational Thriller
Kathleen Fuller's Written in Love
Written in Love
Kathleen Fuller
Katie Ganshert's Life After
Life After
Katie Ganshert
Ronie Kendig's Crown of Souls
Crown of Souls
Ronie Kendig

RT REVIEW SOURCE

Shanna Hatfield's Garden of Her Heart
Garden of Her Heart
Shanna Hatfield

Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks for writing such amazing books. See you at the award ceremony in Reno!