Thursday, December 17, 2009

2009 Favorites...

Since I'm continuing my Christmas countdown, instead of looking forward today I'm going to look back over all the great romances I read this year. I'm behind on my TBR pile (er..make that mountain) so many of the books I read were published in previous years. Several favorites stuck out. Here they are:





GENRE FAVORITES...



Contemporary - Lucky Charm by Carly Phillips



Historical - The Conqueror by Kris Kennedy



Paranormal - Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward



Suspense - Awaken to Danger by Catherine Mann



Sci-Fi/Futuristic - Grimspace by Ann Aguirre *This book is categorized as science fiction but it does have strong romantic elements*








FAVORITE MOMENTS...



Hero - Shade (from Larissa Ione's Desire Unchained)



Heroine - Sirantha Jax (from Ann Aguirre's Grimspace)



First Words - Fantasy Lover by Sherrilyn Kenyon



Banter - Dragon Actually by G.A. Aiken



First Kiss - Vision in White by Nora Roberts



Love Scene - Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward



HEA - Passion Unleashed by Larissa Ione



Plot Climax - Nightkeepers by Jessica Anderson





GENERAL FAVORITES...
Author - Larissa Ione

Author to Watch - Erin Quinn, Sasha White & Diane Gaston

Story Concept - J.R. Ward's Covet

Anthology - Diamonds of Welbourne Manor by Diane Gaston, Deb Marlowe & Amanda McCabe

Re-Read - Hotter After Midnight by Cynthia Eden

Series - J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood & J.D. Robb's In Death *second year running for BDB and third year running for ID*

Slapping Myself Because I Should Have Read - Gena Showalter & Elizabeth Hoyt


All right, readers - it's your turn! What are your 2009 favorites? What books and/or moments stuck out to you in romance genre this year?

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