Shameless Book Awards 2016 WINNERS!

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Shameless Book Awards 2016 WINNERS!

You read. You nominated. You voted.

Now here are the winners of the 4th Annual Shameless Book Awards 2016!

Just for funsies, we’re giving away 2 $25 Amazon gift cards to 2 of our special readers. Enter below!

Toni Aleo – Sponsor

Nominees are listed in no particular order.

Story-Based Categories

Favorite Alpha Male Character

He’s a take-charge kinda guy.

WINNER!

Randy Ballistic in Pucked Over by Helena Hunting ➔ http://amzn.to/2h3IKHY

Favorite Alpha Male Character

Nominees
• Phillip Murphy in Deep by Skye Warren ➔ http://amzn.to/2h6NVK8
• Adam Steinbeck in Marriage Games by CD Reiss ➔ http://amzn.to/2gkZ5K9
• McAllister Stonewall in Mr Perfect by JA Huss ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7IMS6

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Favorite Guy-Next-Door Character

You’d take him home to mom.

WINNER!

Duke Crawford in Worked Up by Tessa Bailey ➔ http://amzn.to/2h6K0dX

Favorite Guy-Next-Door Character

Nominees
• Chad Fellows in Debauched by Jennifer Dawson ➔ http://amzn.to/2hid6K9
• Nate Reid in When I’m With You by Harper Sloan ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7OL6I
• Ethan Hayes in Forbidden Fling by Skye Jordan ➔ http://amzn.to/2h9uC2L

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Favorite Naughty Guy Character

He’s all kinds of wrong. But he’s SO SO right.

WINNER!

Gabriel Scott in Managed by Kristen Callihan ➔ http://amzn.to/2gbTHdR

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Nominees
• Chance Danvers in Shameless by Gina L Maxwell ➔ http://amzn.to/2h6JOel
• Reeve Sallis in Last Kiss by Laurelin Paige ➔ http://amzn.to/2gco83z
• Dallas Sykes in Dirtiest Secret by J Kenner ➔ http://amzn.to/2gcCv2S

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Favorite Male Character Overall

He’s all kinds of deliciousness.

WINNER!

Duke Crawford in Worked Up by Tessa Bailey ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4iI7f

Favorite Male Character Overall

Nominees
• Gabriel Scott in Managed by Kristen Callihan ➔ http://amzn.to/2gbTHdR
• Hayes Whitley in Sweet Cheeks by K Bromberg ➔ http://amzn.to/2gcthDG
• Chase Parker in Bossman by Vi Keeland ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4W4vG

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Favorite Badass Female Character

She can kick ass and take names (literally and/or figuratively).

WINNER!

Ailish O’Kelly in Raw Redemption by Tessa Bailey http://amzn.to/2h4hGs7

Favorite Badass Female Character

Nominees
• Shannon Walsh in The Cornerstone by Kate Canterbary ➔ http://amzn.to/2glzj8h
• Callie Mills in Easy Melody by Kristen Proby ➔ http://amzn.to/2gcrBPF
• Delaney Hart in Forbidden Fling by Skye Jordan ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7Vpwk

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CD Reiss – Sponsor

Favorite Girl-Next-Door Character

She could totally be your BFF.

WINNER!

Lydia Green in Dirty by Kylie Scott ➔ http://amzn.to/2gXanEU

Favorite Girl-Next-Door Character

Nominees
• River Purcell in Thrown Down by Tessa Bailey ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4gnt9
• Saylor Rodgers in Sweet Cheeks by K Bromberg ➔ http://amzn.to/2gcnrY2
• Eden Kennedy in Hot Puck by Skye Jordan ➔ http://amzn.to/2h590Sc

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Katee Robert – Sponsor

Favorite Female Character Overall

All-around LOVE her.

WINNER!

Charlotte Rhodes in Big Rock by Lauren Blakely ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7RywK

Favorite Female Character Overall

Nominees
• Ava Links in 27 Truths by MJ Fields ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7h3Re
• Everly Jensen in Right by Jana Aston ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7NxbA
• Justice Lonesome in Bounty by Kristen Ashley ➔ http://amzn.to/2h5aagI

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Favorite Sex Scene

Bow-chicka-bow-wow.

WINNER!

Duke & Sam’s wedding night Worked Up by Tessa Bailey ➔ http://amzn.to/2hhOwsN

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Nominees
• Wedding night in American Queen by Sierra Simone ➔ http://amzn.to/2gbUbkc
• Zach loses his virginity in Keepsake by Sarina Bowen ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7rbcW
• Ménage in Trinity by M Never ➔ http://amzn.to/2gZbRzf

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Hottest Quote

*fans self*

WINNERS!

He devoured her pussy just how she liked it. He ate her like an animal, and that was what she wanted. His depravity. His baseness. Her husband, in his suit and slacks, crouched on the concrete of their balcony, sucking and kissing and licking like she was his f*cking meal. She wasn’t just dessert. She wasn’t simply a treat. She was his sustenance, his reason for living.

A Wildly Seductive Night by Lauren Blakely ➔ http://amzn.to/2gWTydd

Welcome to show-and-tell. You’re going to slide those sexy legs apart and show me where I’ll have the privilege of putting this hungry c*ck. And I’ll tell you to spread them wider.

Too Hot To Handle by Tessa Bailey ➔ http://amzn.to/2gbVjEe

Hottest Quote

Nominees
“Not yet, Saylor. Don’t worry. I’ll f*ck you, good and hard. I promise I’ll earn every damn moan that you make. But not until I lick every damn inch between your thighs.”
• Sweet Cheeks by K Bromberg ➔ http://amzn.to/2gctCLr

“I f*ck you every day,” I confess. “Did you know that? In my head, with my hand. I f*ck you in so may ways. In your mouth. On your knees. By force. Willingly. So many ways I f*ck you, but it never feels as good as when I’m inside you.”
• Chandler by Laurelin Paige ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7PwiK

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JA Huss – Sponsor


Story-Based Categories

Most Original Plot

Well, that’s a new – and good – one.

WINNER!

Beard Science by Penny Reid ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4tsm7

Most Original Plot

Nominees
• Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas ➔ http://amzn.to/2gcedG4
• The Staff and the Blade by Elizabeth Hunter ➔ http://amzn.to/2gbX6Js
• The Bourbon Thief by Tiffany Reisz ➔ http://amzn.to/2gcEyDW

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Favorite Paranormal Romance

This is totally NOT real life.

WINNER!

Feverborn by Karen Marie Moning ➔ http://amzn.to/2gbTYxh

Favorite PNR

Nominees
• Eidolon by Grace Draven ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4WZfE
• Midnight Soul by Kristen Ashley ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7FMT1
• Magic Binds by Illona Andrews ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7XJRu

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Favorite Dark Romance

Be shameless! Love the dark and twisted stuff!

WINNER!

The Bad Ones by Stylo Fantôme ➔ http://amzn.to/2hhJoF4

Favorite Dark Romance

Nominees
• Deep by Skye Warren ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4p9Yj
• The Wedding Pact by Katee Robert ➔ http://amzn.to/2gc15Wn
• Opaque Mirrors by Courtney Lane ➔ http://amzn.to/2go9gxv

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Favorite Highly-Emotional Book

Go ahead! Break my heart! It hurts so good!

WINNER!

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7uXTE

Favorite Highly-Emotional Book

Nominees
• Fractures In Ink by Helena Hunting ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4rZfP
• 27 Truths by MJ Fields ➔ http://amzn.to/2glLz97
• A Beautiful Funeral by Jamie McGuire ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7Clf5

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Favorite New Adult Book

Because rooting for the youngsters (characters ages 18-25-ish) makes you believe the world is good.

WINNER!

Punk 57 by Penelope Douglas ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7yEbY

Favorite New Adult Book

Nominees
• Lucas by Jay McLean ➔ http://amzn.to/2glFQ2M
• Trust by Jana Aston ➔ http://amzn.to/2gkxTeS
• When I’m With You by Harper Sloan ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4MyZy

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Favorite Nuclear Heat-Level Book

Your panties may have caught fire reading this one. Well, if you were wearing any.

WINNERS!

The Anatomy of Jane (WJM #1) by Amelia LeFay ➔ http://amzn.to/2gZclFL
Too Hot To Handle by Tessa Bailey ➔ http://amzn.to/2gc739F

Favorite Nuclear Heat-Level Book

Nominees
• Sebring by Kristen Ashley ➔ http://amzn.to/2gm55SB
• Sugar Daddies by Jade West ➔ http://amzn.to/2h84z9I

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Most Anticipated Book of 2017

If you could, you’d sell a kidney to get your hands on that book.

WINNER!

The Deep End by Kristen Ashley (Releasing March 7, 2017) ➔ http://amzn.to/1WNdMpn

Most Anticipated Book of 2017

Nominees
• Love In Lingerie by Alessandra Torre (Releasing January 30, 2017) *no pre-order*
• Rock Chick Reawakening (1001 Dark Nights) by Kristen Ashley (Releasing January 3, 2017) ➔ http://amzn.to/2h86rSs
• Taking Turns by JA Huss (Releasing January 18, 2017) ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4kdoV

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Favorite Indie-Authored Book

These authors are doing it for themselves (without a traditional publisher)!

WINNER!

Beard Science by Penny Reid ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7HnL1

Favorite Indie-Authored Book

Nominees
• Moonshot by Alessandra Torre ➔ http://amzn.to/2hhW7rb
• Retrieval by Aly Martinez ➔ http://amzn.to/2gDkpIG
• Bossman by Vi Keeland ➔ http://amzn.to/2fEP1g4

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Favorite Romance Book Cover

Judging these books by their covers is highly appropriate.

WINNER!

F*ck Love by Tarryn Fisher ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7weKa

Favorite Book Cover

Nominees
• Roman Crazy by Alice Clayton & Nina Bocci ➔ http://amzn.to/2glF1ar
• American Queen by Sierra Simone ➔ http://amzn.to/2gc6Xik
• Sweet Cheeks by K Bromberg ➔ http://amzn.to/2hTttcp

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Favorite Book by a Shameless Book Con 2016 Author

Special love for these #Shameless authors!

WINNER!

Beard Science by Penny Reid ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7CIsK

Favorite Book by a Shameless Book Con 2016 Author

Nominees
• Moonshot by Alessandra Torre ➔ http://amzn.to/2gccFkd
• Marriage Games by CD Reiss ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7tk5S
• Retrieval by Aly Martinez ➔ http://amzn.to/2gm86CH

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Overall Favorite Romance Book of 2016

The bestest of the bestest!

WINNER!

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover ➔ http://amzn.to/2hadzLx

Overall Favorite Romance Book of 2016

Nominees
• Managed by Kristen Callihan ➔ http://amzn.to/2gc9AAG
• Bounty by Kristen Ashley ➔ http://amzn.to/2gcoFT3
• Bossman by Vi Keeland ➔ http://amzn.to/2h4W4vG
• Big Rock by Lauren Blakely ➔ http://amzn.to/2h7RywK
• Preppy (Part One) by TM Frazier ➔ http://amzn.to/2gobjlf
• Trust by Jana Aston ➔ http://amzn.to/2h9ytN2
• Dirtiest Secret by J Kenner ➔ http://amzn.to/2gG4JE5

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We’re honored to have Toni Aleo as our overall sponsor for this year’s Shameless Book Awards 2016. In addition to Toni, we gladly give thanks to JA Huss, Katee Robert, CD Reiss, Mia Sheridan, Caitlyn O’LearyN. E. Henderson, and Jasinda Wilder. Thank you, sponsors!

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