Sunday, March 1, 2009

All Romance eBooks Recognizes the Best Romance Authors, Books, and Publishers of 2008

All Romance eBooks held a virtual red carpet ceremony on Monday, February 9th, recognizing some of the best in electronic romance publishing. Readers, authors, and other industry members attended a pre-party chat before the event, which aired live during the book stores regular weekly radio show, What's Hot in Romance.

Author Cat Johnson acted as Mistress of Ceremony during the evening, with award presentations by Megan Hart, Vivien Dean, Pepper Espinoza, Jamie Craig, Mandy Roth, and Michelle M. Pillow.

Industry awards were given to the top 10 Best Selling Authors, top 10 Best Selling Books, Best Selling Publisher and Best Selling New Publisher. The night was capped off with an acknowledgement of some of the book stores most loyal readers.

Reward recipients included: Carol Lynne, G.A. Hauser, Sean Michael, Maya Banks, Marie Rochelle, J.M. Snyder, Annmarie McKenna, Lorelei James, Jamie Craig, Bianca D'Arc, Torn by Sage Whistler (published by Cacoethes Publishing House, LLC), Double Delicious by Christiane France (published by Amber Quill Press, LLC), Stay with Me by Maya Banks (published by Samhain Publishing, Ltd.), Cowgirl Up and Ride by Lorelei James (published by Samhain Publishing, Ltd.), Their One and Only by Trista Ann Michaels (published by Loose Id, LLC), Phoenix Rising by Kimberly Gardner (published by MLR Press, LLC), Mile High by G.A. Hauser (published by Linden Bay, LLC), Accidentally Were? by Anne Douglas (published by Loose Id, LLC).

Samhain Publishing, which first opened in November of 2005, won the Best Publisher Award. Red Rose Publishing, which opened mid-2007 won the Best New Publisher Award.

Availability: All Romance eBooks is accessible via their website or through their Stanza Online Catalog. Stanza is available from the iTunes App Store for free.


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