New York, NY (PRWEB) June 1, 2006
Another phenomenal year in publishing has come and gone and the industry's leading book magazine, Romantic Times BOOKreviews (http://www.romantictimes.com), has selected the winners for best books and authors for 2005. The team of over 40 reviewers covered more books last year than ever before in its 25-year history. The fan-favorite magazine launched its first issue in 1981, under the name Romantic Times, specializing in the then burgeoning romance novel industry. The name has recently been changed to Romantic Times BOOKreviews magazine to reflect the many genres of women's fiction it covers, including romance, erotica, mystery, science fiction/fantasy, erotica, inspirationals, chick lit, romantic suspense and bestseller fiction.
The reviewers have mulled over last year's books and taken on the laborious task of selecting, from thousands of books they have reviewed, the winners for the Romantic Times BOOKreviews Career Achievement and Reviewers' Choice awards. For the Reviewers' Choice nominees, RT's knowledgeable team selected only those books that deeply resonated with them. The Career Achievement nominees represent authors who boast exceptional bodies of work throughout their careers. The list of winners can be found in the July issue (#269) of Romantic Times BOOKreviews (order at http://www.romantictimes.com/magazine.php?issue=269) or can be viewed online (http://www.romantictimes.com/books_awards.php) along with 10 years' worth of prior nominees and winners. The website also includes over 30,000 reviews printed in RT BOOKreviews for the last 10 years, a great resource for readers, writers and industry professionals.
Winners were announced at RT's 23nd Annual Booklovers Convention in Daytona Beach, Fla., May 16-22, 2006. The Romantic Times Booklovers Convention is a much anticipated annual event that brings together readers, aspiring writers, published authors, booksellers, editors, agents distributors, wholesalers and the chain store buyers under one roof to celebrate and support the book industry.
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