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2019 Golden Crown Literary Awards Nominations

 

Here are the completed nominations for the 2019 GCLS Awards.

Please note: Nominators may optionally provide a link to purchase the nominated book. The link is posted for reference only and is not an endorsement of any particular merchant on the part of the GCLS.

Please refer to the Nominations Guidelines page or contact the Awards Administrators at awards@goldencrown.org if there are any questions.

This page is updated manually. Last update: Sunday 11 November 2018



 

Ann Bannon Popular Choice

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
A Proper Cuppa Tea KG MacGregor Bella Books buy
After the Glitter Fades Diane Marina Aspen Palms Press buy
Against All Odds Kris Bryant, Maggie Cummings, M. Ullrich Bold Strokes Books buy
Alice: A Woman's Flight for Freedom Sam Skyborne Dukebox.life buy
Bird on a Wire Tagan Shepard Bella Books buy
Breakthrough Kris Bryant Bold Strokes Books buy
Contract for Love Alison Grey Ylva Publishing buy
Dingo's Recovery Genevieve Fortin Bella Books buy
Great Bones Lynn Ames Phoenix Rising Press buy
Gum For Gracie Ona Marae Flashpoint Publications buy
In Development Rachel Spangler Brisk Press buy
Irregular Heartbeat Chris Zett Ylva Publishing buy
Just for Show Jae Ylva Publishing buy
Love and Lechery at Albert Academy: Pina and Katie and the Stalker of Albert Hall Dolores Maggiore Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Love at Last Call M. Ullrich Bold Strokes Books buy
Lucky 7 Rae D. Magdon Desert Palm Press buy
Paper Love Jae Ylva Publishing buy
Room Service Fiona Riley Bold Strokes Books buy
The Goodmans Clare Ashton Breezy Tree Press buy
The Music and the Mirror Lola Keeley Ylva Publishing buy
The Smell of Rain Cameron MacElvee Bold Strokes Books buy
Wait For Me Susan X Meagher Brisk Press buy

 

Contemporary Romance (Short Novels)

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
All of Me Emily Smith Bold Strokes Books buy
Breakthrough Kris Bryant Bold Strokes Books buy
Bring Holly Home A.E. Radley Heartsome Publishing buy
Charming Memory EL Bossert Two Boots Publishing buy
Changing Seasons B.J. Phillips Desert Palm Press buy
Cracking Love Emily King Bella Books buy
Dingo's Recovery Genevieve Fortin Bella Books buy
Fore Play Julie Cannon Bold Strokes Books buy
Hungry Hearts Saxon Bennett and Layce Gardner Square Pegs Ink buy
Landing Zone Erin Dutton Bold Strokes Books buy
Listen to Your Heart Becky Harmon Bella Books buy
Love at Last Call M. Ullrich Bold Strokes Books buy
Lovebirds Lisa Moreau Bold Strokes Books buy
On the Fly PJ Trebelhorn Bold Strokes Books buy
Reclaiming Yancy J.B. Marsden Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Stunted Breanna Hughes Triplicity Publishing buy
The Neighbor Gerri Hill Bella Books buy
The Promise Claire Highton-Stevenson Self-Published buy
The Road Ahead A.E. Radley Heartsome Publishing buy
Touch Kris Bryant Bold Strokes Books buy
Twice in a Lifetime Jodie Griffin Riptide Publishing buy
Undiscovered Affinity Jane Hardee Bold Strokes Books buy
Welcome to Ruby's KC Luck self-Published buy

 

Contemporary Romance (Mid-Length Novels)

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
A Call Away KC Richardson Bold Strokes Books buy
A Proper Cuppa Tea KG MacGregor Bella Books buy
Autumn's Light Aurora Rey Bold Strokes Books buy
Because of Katie Patty Schramm Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Blend Georgia Beers Bold Strokes Books buy
Broad Awakening Mickey Brent Bold Strokes Books buy
Calendar Girl Georgia Beers Bold Strokes Books buy
Charming the Vicar Jenny Frame Bold Strokes Books buy
Epicurean Delights Renee Roman Bold Strokes Books buy
Escape and Freedom Claire Highton-Stevenson Self-Published buy
Find Another You RJ Layer Bella Books buy
French Summer Lise Gold Lise Gold Books buy
Hearts of Emerald Bay D.G. Barnes Self-Published buy
Hearts Like Hers Melissa Brayden Bold Strokes Books buy
Kat's Nine Lives Laina Villeneuve Bella Books buy
Kindling for the Heart Karen Legasy Bella Books buy
Love At Cooper's Creek Missouri Vaun Bold Strokes Books buy
Love Came Calling C.A. Popovich Bold Strokes Books buy
Passionate Rivals Radclyffe Bold Strokes Books buy
Playing the Spy Maggie Brown Bella Books buy
Pride and Porters Charlotte Greene Bold Strokes Books buy
Queen of Hearts Sheryl Wright Bella Books buy
Room Service Fiona Riley Bold Strokes Books buy
Second-Best Medium Ash Dylan Self-Published buy
Secrets on the Clock Nicole Disney Bold Strokes Books buy
Sparks Like Ours Melissa Brayden Bold Strokes Books buy
Take Your Time VK Powell Bold Strokes Books buy
The Cruise Lise Gold Lise Gold Books buy
The Curvy Side of Life Suzie Carr Sunny Bee Books buy
The Last Time I Saw Her Kathleen Knowles Bold Strokes Books buy
The Shape of You Georgia Beers Bold Strokes Books buy
Truth or Dare C. Spencer Bold Strokes Books buy
Unconventional Lovers Annette Mori Affinity Rainbow Publications buy
Wayworn Lovers Gun Brooke Bold Strokes Books buy

 

Contemporary Romance (Long Novels)

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
A Country Girl's Heart Dena Blake  Bold Strokes Books buy
A Heart to Call Home Jeannie Levig Bold Strokes Books buy
After the Glitter Fades Diane Marina Aspen Palms Press buy
Can You Hear Me Geonn Cannon Supposed Crimes buy
Code of Conduct Cheyenne Blue Ylva Publishing buy
Contract for Love Alison Grey Ylva Publishing buy
Fireflies Lise Gold Lise Gold Books buy
Gold E. J. Noyes Bella Books buy
In Development Rachel Spangler Brisk Press buy
Irregular Heartbeat Chris Zett Ylva Publishing buy
It's Not a Date Heather Blackmore Bold Strokes Books buy
Just for Show Jae Ylva Publishing buy
Just Tell Her (Chicago Series #2) Nicole Pyland Self-Published buy
Learning to Walk Again S.L. Kassidy Desert Palm Press buy
Love All Rachel Spangler Bywater Books buy
Love Like This Melissa Brayden Bold Strokes Books buy
Love Walked into The Lantern (Chicago Series #3) Nicole Pyland Self-Published buy
Nautical Delights S.L. Gape Triplicity Publishing buy
Paper Love Jae Ylva Publishing buy
Rules of the Road K. Aten Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Spring's Wake Aurora Rey Bold Strokes Books buy
The Best Lines (Chicago Series #1) Nicole Pyland Self-Published buy
The Four Seasons Heidi Harrison Sapphire Books Publishing buy
The Goodmans Clare Ashton Breezy Tree Press buy
The Music and the Mirror Lola Keeley Ylva Publishing buy
The Princess Deception Nell Stark Bold Strokes Books buy
The Way You Smile Kiki Archer K.A. Books buy
Three Reasons To Say Yes Jaime Clevenger Bella Books buy
Wait For Me Susan X Meagher Brisk Press buy
Worth the Wait Karelia Stetz-Waters Forever Yours/Grand Central/ Hachette buy

 

Debut Novel

This category is no longer judged separately; eligible Debut Novels across all Fiction: Novel categories will be scored together to identify finalists and winners

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy book
Across A Crowded Room Jane Alden Desert Palm Press buy
An Ocean Between Them Cheryl Espinosa-Jones Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Beneath the Surface Rebecca Langham NineStar Press buy
Certain Requirements Elinor Zimmerman Bold Strokes Books buy
Chasing Stars Alex K. Thorne Ylva Publishing buy
Compass Rose Anna Burke Bywater Books buy
Cracking Love Emily King Bella Books buy
Epicurean Delights Renee Roman Bold Strokes Books buy
Gum For Gracie Ona Marae Flashpoint Publications buy
Hearts of Emerald Bay D.G. Barnes Self-Published buy
Hers to Protect Nicole Disney Bold Strokes Books buy
Irregular Heartbeat Chris Zett Ylva Publishing buy
Kiss Your Elbow Susan Stocker Desert Palm Press buy
Mercy Michelle Larkin Bold Strokes Books buy
Paper is White Hilary Zaid Bywater Books buy
Reclaiming Yancy J.B. Marsden Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Rocks and Stars Sam Ledel Bold Strokes Books buy
Terrible Praise Lara Hayes Bella Books buy
The Deep End Ellie Hart Bold Strokes Books buy
The Fletcher: Book One in the Arrow of Artemis Series K. Aten Regal Crest Enterprises buy
The Music and the Mirror Lola Keeley Ylva Publishing buy
The Queen of Ieflaria Effie Calvin NineStar Press buy
The Treehouse Randi Triant Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Truth or Dare C. Spencer Bold Strokes Books buy
Snowsisters Tom Wilinsky & Jen Sternick Interlude Press buy

 

Erotic Novels

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Breaking the Rules Larkin Rose Bold Strokes Books buy
Certain Requirements Elinor Zimmerman Bold Strokes Books buy
Knotted Legacy Brenda Murphy NineStar Press buy
Medusa's Touch Emily L. Byrne Queen of Swords Press buy
The Sex Therapist Next Door Meghan O'Brien Bold Strokes Books buy

 

Fiction Anthologies

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Fandom to Fantasy, VOL. 1 Isabella & Sallyanne Monti (eds.) Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Fandom to Fantasy, VOL. 2 Isabella & Sallyanne Monti (eds.) Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Into the Mystic Volume 3 Jason Bradley (ed.) NineStar Press buy
Language of Love Astrid Ohletz, Lee Winter Ylva Publishing buy
The Boss of Her: Office Romance Novellas Julie Cannon, Aurora Rey and M. Ullrich Bold Strokes Books buy
Upstaged: An Anthology of Queer Women and the Performing Arts A.M. Leibowitz (ed.) Supposed Crimes buy
Written Dreams Beth Burnet (Curator) Brisk Press buy

 

Fiction Collections

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
buy
buy

 

General Fiction

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Alice: A Woman's Flight for Freedom Sam Skyborne Dukebox.life buy
An Ocean Between Them Cheryl Espinosa-Jones Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Bird on a Wire Tagan Shepard Bella Books buy
Calling Home Jen Silver Affinity Rainbow Publications buy
Coming Around Again Beth Burnett Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Gum For Gracie Ona Marae Flashpoint Publications buy
Highland Dew:A Romance BarrettMagill Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Kiss Your Elbow Susan Stocker Desert Palm Press buy
Paper is White Hilary Zaid Bywater Books buy
Perfect Little Worlds Clifford Mae Henderson Bold Strokes Books buy
Reach of the Heron Angela Koenig Affinity Rainbow Publications buy
The Smell of Rain Cameron MacElvee Bold Strokes Books buy
The Treehouse Randi Triant Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Tomb of the Unknown Racist Blanche McCrary Boyd Counterpoint Press n/a
When the Stars Sang Caren J. Werlinger Corgyn Publishing, LLC buy

 

General Non-Fiction

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Four Years: a Memoir Martha Miller Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life Dianna Hunter University of Minnesota Press buy

 

Historical Fiction

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Across A Crowded Room Jane Alden Desert Palm Press buy
By the Wind's Will Nat Burns Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Crossing the Line CF Frizzell Bold Strokes Books buy
The Fletcher: Book One in the Arrow of Artemis Series K. Aten Regal Crest Enterprises buy
The Archer: Book Two in the Arrow of Artemis Series K. Aten Regal Crest Enterprises buy
The Sagittarius: Book Three in the Arrow of Artemis Series K. Aten Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Trafalgar & Boone and the Children of the Burnt Empire Geonn Cannon Supposed Crimes buy

 

Humorous Novels

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Beowulf for Cretins: A Love Story Ann McMan Bywater Books buy
Great Bones Lynn Ames Phoenix Rising Press buy
Greengage Plots Emma Sterner-Radley Heartsome Publishing buy
Match Me AJ Adaire Desert Palm Press buy
Rescue Me Saxon Bennett and Layce Gardner Square Pegs Ink buy
Take a Chance D. Jackson Leigh Bold Strokes Books buy

 

Mystery/Thriller/Crime

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
A Matter Of Blood Catherine Maiorisi Bella Books buy
Alias Cari Hunter Bold Strokes Books buy
Blood Ribbon: When there’s more than secrets buried, where do you start digging? Roger Bray Self-Published buy
Deadly Deception - Rylee Hayes Thriller Cade Brogan Triplicity Publishing buy
Death's Echoes Penny Mickelbury Bywater Books buy
Flesh And Gold Ann Aptaker Bold Strokes Books buy
Kennel Club Geonn Cannon Supposed Crimes buy
Killer Winter Kay Bigelow Bold Strokes Books buy
Shadowboxer Jessica L. Webb Bold Strokes Books buy
The Deep End Ellie Hart Bold Strokes Books buy
The Locket Gerri Hill Bella Books buy
The Potion R.G. Emanuelle Dirt Road Books buy
Wake Me When It's Over Cheryl A. Head Bywater Books buy

 

New Adult Fiction

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Rocks and Stars Sam Ledel Bold Strokes Books buy
buy

 

Non-Fiction Anthologies/Collections

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Swelling with Pride: Queer Conception and Adoption Stories Sara Graefe Dagger Editions buy
buy

 

Paranormal/Occult/Horror

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Force of Fire: Toujours a Vous Ali Vali Bold Strokes Books buy
Fury's Death Brey Willows Bold Strokes Books buy
Gnarled Hollow Charlotte Greene Bold Strokes Books buy
Hunger for You Jenny Frame Bold Strokes Books buy
Lex Files Celeste Castro Bella Books buy
Mercy Michelle Larkin Bold Strokes Books buy
Musings of a Madwoman Jazzy Mitchell Desert Palm Press buy
Sarah's Lover Saxon Bennett and Layce Gardner Square Pegs Ink buy
Terrible Praise Lara Hayes Bella Books buy
The Talebearer Sheri Lewis Wohl Bold Strokes Books buy
This Time S.W. Andersen S.W. Andersen Books buy

 

Poetry Anthologies

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
buy
buy

 

Poetry Poems/Collections

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Lovely Lesléa Newman Headmistress Press buy
Playing into Silence Tina Biello Dagger Editions buy
Rest Margaree Little Four Way Books buy
Same-Sexy Marriage Julie Marie Wade A Midsummer Night's Press buy
Thanks for Nothing Deb Jannerson Finishing Line Press buy

 

Romantic Blend

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Against All Odds Kris Bryant, Maggie Cummings, M. Ullrich Bold Strokes Books buy
As Long As Love Lasts Jea Hawkins Self-Published buy
Blame Aphrodite Ash Dylan Self-Published buy
Coach Z Q. Kelly Ride the Rainbow Books buy
Captive Donna K. Ford Bold Strokes Books buy
Chasing Stars Alex K. Thorne Ylva Publishing buy
Dangerous Waters Radclyffe Bold Strokes Books buy
Dark Euphoria Ronica Black Bold Strokes Books buy
Darkness Falls KC Luck Self-Published buy
Data Capture Jessie J. Thoma Bold Strokes Books buy
Heart of the Devil Ali Vali Bold Strokes Books buy
Hers to Protect Nicole Disney Bold Strokes Books buy
Known Threat Kara A. McLeod Bold Strokes Books buy
Love's Verdict Carsen Taite Bold Strokes Books buy
Mission Compromised Graysen Morgen Triplicity Publishing buy
My Lady Lipstick Karin Kallmaker Bella Books buy
Outside the Law Carsen Taite Bold Strokes Books buy
Precipice of Doubt Mardi Alexander and Laurie Eichler Bold Strokes Books buy
Racing Hearts Dena Blake  Bold Strokes Books buy
Running Off Radar MB Austin Bold Strokes Books buy
The Power to Choose Sarah Libero Bella Books buy
Timing Is Everything Alison R. Solomon Wild Girl Press buy
Under Your Skin Lee Winter Ylva Publishing buy
Warrior Class - Sky Cutter S.L. Kassidy Desert Palm Press buy
Where We Belong Fox Brison Bold Fox Publishing buy
With Child: A Detective Amy Sadler Mystery: Book Three Michelle Arnold Self-Published buy

 

Science-Fiction/Fantasy

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
2 Degrees Bev Prescott Bywater Books buy
A Touch of Truth Book One: Raven, Fire, and Ice Nita Round Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Ardulum: Third Don J.S. Fields Ninestar Press buy
Beneath the Surface Rebecca Langham NineStar Press buy
Compass Rose Anna Burke Bywater Books buy
Conduit K.F. Bradshaw Wishbox Press buy
Death in Time Robyn Nyx Bold Strokes Books buy
Demon in the Machine Lise MacTague Bella Books buy
Kai's Heart Renee MacKenzie Affinity Rainbow Publications buy
Lucky 7 Rae D. Magdon Desert Palm Press buy
Proxima Five Missouri Vaun Bold Strokes Books buy
Sappho's Overhead Projector Bonnie J. Morris Bywater Books buy
Seer and the Shield, Dragon Horse War Book III D. Jackson Leigh Bold Strokes Books buy
Shadow of the Phoenix Rebecca Harwell Bold Strokes Books buy
The Liaison Nat Burns Bella Books buy
The Queen of Ieflaria Effie Calvin NineStar Press buy
The Rise of the Resistance Jackie D Bold Strokes Books buy
The Tattered Lands Barbara Ann Wright Bold Strokes Books buy
Waking the Dreamer K. Aten Regal Crest Enterprises buy

 

Tee Corinne Award for Outstanding Cover Art

Title
Cover Artist
Publisher
Buy Book
A Matter Of Blood Judith Fellows Bella Books buy
Across A Crowded Room Michelle Brodeur Desert Palm Press buy
After the Glitter Fades Diane Marina Aspen Palms Press buy
Against All Odds Deb B and Jeanine Henning Bold Strokes Books buy
Because of Katie Ann McMan, Acorn Graphics Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Bird on a Wire Judith Fellows Bella Books buy
Both Ways Jeanine Henning Bold Strokes Books buy
Bring Holly Home A.E. Radley Heartsome Publishing buy
Broken Vows Sheri Halal Bold Strokes Books buy
Chosen Tammy Seidick Bold Strokes Books buy
Conduit TS95 Studios Wishbox Press buy
Cracking Love Judith Fellows Bella Books buy
Dangerous Waters Sheri Halal Bold Strokes Books buy
Demon in the Machine Sandy Knowles Bella Books buy
Flesh And Gold Philomena Marano Bold Strokes Books buy
Great Bones Ann McMan, TreeHouse Studio Phoenix Rising Press buy
Heart of the Devil Sheri Halal Bold Strokes Books buy
Hearts of Emerald Bay Stefanie Fontecha Self-Published buy
In Development Ann McMan, TreeHouse Studio Brisk Press buy
Jacob's Grace Sheri Halal Bold Strokes Books buy
Language of Love Streetlight Graphicx Ylva Publishing buy
Learning to Walk Again Jamini Hawkins-El Desert Palm Press buy
Love and Lechery at Albert Academy: Pina and Katie and the Stalker of Albert Hall Ann McMan, Treehouse Studio Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Love Like This Jeanine Henning Bold Strokes Books buy
Lucky 7 Rachel George Desert Palm Press buy
Match Me AJ Adaire Desert Palm Press buy
Mercy Tammy Seidick Bold Strokes Books buy
Mission Compromised Triplicity Publishing Design Department Triplicity Publishing buy
Musings of a Madwoman Michelle Brodeur Desert Palm Press buy
My Mother Says Drums Are for Boys: True Stories for Gender Rebels Ann McMan, Acorn Graphics Regal Crest Enterprises buy
Shadowboxer Melody Pond Bold Strokes Books buy
Snowsisters C.B. Messer Interlude Press buy
The Boss of Her Tammy Seidick Bold Strokes Books buy
The Goodmans Jayne Fereday Breezy Tree Press buy
The Navigator's Touch C.B. Messer Duet Books/Interlude Press buy
The Potion Jove Belle Dirt Road Books buy
The Road Ahead A.E. Radley Heartsome Publishing buy
This Time Cindy Bamford S.W. Andersen Books buy
Timing Is Everything Cindy Bamford Wild Girl Press buy
Unforgettable Tammy Seidick Bold Strokes Books buy
Wait For Me Carolyn Norman Brisk Press buy
Warrior Class - Sky Cutter Jamini Hawkins-EL Desert Palm Press buy
Welcome to Ruby's May Dawney self-Published buy
When the Stars Sang Patty G. Henderson Corgyn Publishing, LLC buy
Written Dreams Carolyn Norman Brisk Press buy

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Young Adult

Title
Author
Publisher
Buy Book
Love and Lechery at Albert Academy: Pina and Katie and the Stalker of Albert Hall Dolores Maggiore Sapphire Books Publishing buy
Snowsisters Tom Wilinsky & Jen Sternick Interlude Press buy
Swamp Girl Iza Moreau Black Bay Books buy
Zero Sum Game Stefani Deoul Bywater Books buy

 

 

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