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2012 GraveTells Readers Choice Awards: Vote here!

 

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Posted December 21, 2012 by

Welcome to the 2012 GraveTells Readers Choice Awards!

The nominees have been announced and it’s finally time to vote!  In each category below, vote for your favorites.  Not sure who to vote for?  You can click the nomination badge graphic above each voting group to see more about the nominees!

Be sure to check for how many each category allows, because most allow you to choose more than once.  You’ll only be able to cast your votes once during the event, so choose wisely!  And have fun!

For the full listing of awards and links to all our event postings (and to see how all the nominees were selected), go here (or click the very top graphic on this post!).

 

Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Most Compelling Hero

  • Tohrment – Lover Reborn (Black Dagger Brotherhood series) by J.R. Ward (48%, 376 Votes)
  • Vlad Tepesh – Once Burned (Night Prince series) by Jeaniene Frost (33%, 256 Votes)
  • Connlan Kayrs – Hunted (Dark Protectors series) by Rebecca Zanetti (30%, 234 Votes)
  • Orpheus – Enraptured (Eternal Guardians series) by Elisabeth Naughton (19%, 145 Votes)
  • Cole Holland – Alice in Zombieland (White Rabbit Chronicles) by Gena Showalter (15%, 116 Votes)
  • Luke Ransom – Blaze (Phoenix Rising series) by Joan Swan (10%, 79 Votes)
  • Jacob Green – Bound by the Vampire Queen (Vampire Queen series) by Joey Hill (8%, 66 Votes)
  • Lord Benjamin Archer – Firelight (Darkest London series) by Kristen Callihan (7%, 51 Votes)
  • Cale – Demon Retribution (Shadow Quest series) by Kiersten Fay (4%, 30 Votes)
  • Jack – Alaskan Fire (Guardians of the First Realm series) by Sara King (3%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 778

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Favorite Heroine

  • Ella Raines – West of Want (Hearts of the Anemoi series) by Laura Kaye (31%, 242 Votes)
  • Dani O’Malley – Iced (Dani O’Malley series) by Karen Marie Moning (31%, 240 Votes)
  • Amber Freebird – Provoked (Dark Protectors series) by Rebecca Zanetti (29%, 227 Votes)
  • Skyla – Enraptured (Eternal Guardians series) by Elisabeth Naughton (22%, 173 Votes)
  • Kiera O’Shay – Blaze (Phoenix Rising series) by Joan Swan (12%, 92 Votes)
  • Annabelle – Awaited (Wasteland Trilogy) by Lynn Rush (10%, 81 Votes)
  • Lady Lyssa – Bound by the Vampire Queen (Vampire Queen series) by Joey Hill (10%, 77 Votes)
  • Allison Sekemoto – The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden series) by Julie Kagawa (7%, 56 Votes)
  • Blaze – Alaskan Fire (Guardians of the First Realm series) by Sara King (4%, 33 Votes)
  • Grace – Demon Crossings by Eleri Stone (3%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 775

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Hottest Couple

  • Kael & Shayla – In the Service of the King (Vampire Warrior Kings series) by Laura Kaye (33%, 257 Votes)
  • Connlan & Moira – Hunted (Dark Protectors series) by Rebecca Zanetti (30%, 236 Votes)
  • Orpheus & Skyla – Enraptured (Eternal Guardians series) by Elisabeth Naughton (21%, 164 Votes)
  • Christian & Carolyn – Under A Vampire Moon (Argeneau Vampires series) by Lynsay Sands (19%, 148 Votes)
  • Logan & Silver – Twist (Mageri series) by Dannika Dark (17%, 133 Votes)
  • Luke & Kiera – Blaze (Phoenix Rising series) by Joan Swan (11%, 83 Votes)
  • Vivek & Sophis – Masquerade (Vampires Realm series) by Felicity Heaton (10%, 80 Votes)
  • Jacob & Lyssa – Bound by the Vampire Queen (Vampire Queen series) by Joey Hill (8%, 66 Votes)
  • Devon & Shan – Dreamer (Chosen by the Gods series) by Ann Mayburn (4%, 29 Votes)
  • Marek & Sophie – Bleeding Hearts (Demimonde series) by Ash Krafton (3%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 781

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Most Memorable Sidekick

  • Chrysander – West of Want (Hearts of the Anemoi series) by Laura Kaye (35%, 236 Votes)
  • Maximus – Once Burned (Night Prince series) by Jeaniene Frost (30%, 205 Votes)
  • Venom – Archangel’s Storm (Guild Hunter series series) by Nalini Singh (25%, 166 Votes)
  • Zanipolo – Under A Vampire Moon (Argeneau Vampires series) by Lynsay Sands (18%, 119 Votes)
  • Jag – A Love Untamed (Feral Warriors series) by Pamela Palmer (17%, 115 Votes)
  • Kat – Alice in Zombieland (White Rabbit Chronicles) by Gena Showalter (16%, 109 Votes)
  • Mitch Foster – Fever (Phoenix Rising series) by Joan Swan (11%, 71 Votes)
  • Will Ludlam – Redeption (Penton Vampire Legacy) by Susannah Sandlin (10%, 65 Votes)
  • Lee – King of Darkness (Chronicles of Yavn series) by Elisabeth Staab (8%, 52 Votes)
  • Vaughn – A Hint of Frost (Araneae Nation series) by Hailey Edwards (2%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 674

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Choose up to 2 for 2012 Readers Choice Sexiest Geek

  • Kane Kayrs – Provoked (Dark Protectors series) by Rebecca Zanetti (46%, 280 Votes)
  • Dancer – Iced (Dani O’Malley series) by Karen Marie Moning (43%, 261 Votes)
  • Cash – Blaze (Phoenix Rising series) by Joan Swan (19%, 114 Votes)
  • Frank – Claiming Her Geeks by Eve Langlais (15%, 91 Votes)
  • Cresso – Heart of the Incubus (Demons of Infernum) by Rosalie Lario (10%, 59 Votes)

Total Voters: 613

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Choose up to 6 for 2012 Readers Choice Most Memorable Book

  • Lover Reborn by J.R. Ward (35%, 336 Votes)
  • West of Want by Laura Kaye (26%, 254 Votes)
  • Once Burned by Jeaniene Frost (25%, 245 Votes)
  • Hunted by Rebecca Zanetti (24%, 228 Votes)
  • Iced by Karen Marie Moning (23%, 225 Votes)
  • Provoked by Rebecca Zanetti (23%, 224 Votes)
  • Enraptured by Elisabeth Naughton (16%, 153 Votes)
  • Twist by Dannika Dark (11%, 110 Votes)
  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter (10%, 95 Votes)
  • Awaited by Lynn Rush (8%, 76 Votes)
  • Edge of Passion by Tina Folsom (7%, 71 Votes)
  • Fever by Joan Swan (7%, 69 Votes)
  • Blaze by Joan Swan (7%, 64 Votes)
  • Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey Hill (7%, 64 Votes)
  • Masquerade by F.E. Heaton (7%, 63 Votes)
  • Firelight by Kristen Callihan (6%, 53 Votes)
  • The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa (5%, 51 Votes)
  • Hearts of Darkness by Kira Brady (3%, 26 Votes)
  • Bleeding Hearts by Ash Krafton (2%, 24 Votes)
  • Demon Retribution by Kiersten Fay (2%, 22 Votes)
  • A Hint of Frost by Hailey Edwards (2%, 20 Votes)
  • Alaskan Fire by Sara King (2%, 18 Votes)
  • Lucid by P.T. Michelle (2%, 15 Votes)
  • Cry Sanctuary by Sadie Hart (1%, 9 Votes)
  • Demon Crossings by Eleri Stone (1%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 961

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Choose up to 2 for 2012 Readers Choice Favorite Novella or Short Story

  • In the Service of the King by Laura Kaye (44%, 258 Votes)
  • Night Thief by Lisa Kessler (28%, 164 Votes)
  • Enslave by Felicity Heaton (21%, 123 Votes)
  • Claiming Her Geeks by Eve Langlais (15%, 88 Votes)
  • Heart of the Incubus by Rosalie Lario (7%, 41 Votes)
  • The Devil’s Angel by Danica Winters (6%, 38 Votes)
  • Rebirth by Rebecca Royce (6%, 37 Votes)
  • Divinely Ruined by Diane Alberts (5%, 32 Votes)
  • A Scent of Longing by Cara Bristol (3%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 589

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Sexiest Story

  • In the Service of the King by Laura Kaye (38%, 255 Votes)
  • Hunted by Rebecca Zanetti (37%, 249 Votes)
  • Enraptured by Elisabeth Naughton (24%, 159 Votes)
  • Seduce by Felicity Heaton (15%, 102 Votes)
  • Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey Hill (13%, 87 Votes)
  • Blaze by Joan Swan (11%, 72 Votes)
  • Claiming Her Geeks by Eve Langlais (11%, 72 Votes)
  • The Valkyrie’s Guardian by Moriah Densley (6%, 42 Votes)
  • Dreamer by Ann Mayburn (3%, 21 Votes)
  • Hounded by Sadie Hart (2%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 671

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Choose up to 2 for 2012 Readers Choice Most Outstanding Series

  • Vampire Warrior Kings by Laura Kaye (45%, 276 Votes)
  • Dark Protectors by Rebecca Zanetti (44%, 269 Votes)
  • Vampire Erotic Theatre by Felicity Heaton (19%, 113 Votes)
  • Phoenix Rising by Joan Swan (12%, 75 Votes)
  • Guardians of the First Realm by Sara King (4%, 22 Votes)
  • Shifter Town Enforcement by Sadie Hart (3%, 21 Votes)
  • Daughters of Askara by Hailey Edwards (3%, 16 Votes)

Total Voters: 607

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Choose up to 2 for 2012 Readers Choice Most Original Story Universe

  • Dark Protectors series by Rebecca Zanetti (55%, 281 Votes)
  • The White Rabbit Chronicles by Gena Showalter (28%, 143 Votes)
  • Vamp City series by Pamela Palmer (19%, 99 Votes)
  • Deadly Angels series by Sandra Hill (15%, 79 Votes)
  • Blood of Eden series by Julie Kagawa (11%, 54 Votes)
  • Guardians of the First Realm series by Sara King (5%, 27 Votes)
  • Araneae Nation series by Hailey Edwards (5%, 27 Votes)

Total Voters: 514

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Best Cover Artwork

  • West of Want by Laura Kaye (38%, 244 Votes)
  • Iced by Karen Marie Moning (36%, 231 Votes)
  • Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter (27%, 177 Votes)
  • Firelight by Kristen Callihan (11%, 71 Votes)
  • Bound by the Vampire Queen by Joey Hill (11%, 69 Votes)
  • King of Darkness by Elisabeth Staab (10%, 65 Votes)
  • The Immortal Rules series by Julie Kagawa (10%, 65 Votes)
  • Kiss of Pride by Sandra Hill (10%, 62 Votes)
  • Taste by Kate Evangelista (8%, 55 Votes)
  • Perigee Moon by Tara Fuller (8%, 49 Votes)
  • The Curse of Gremdon by Ciara Knight (6%, 36 Votes)
  • Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard (3%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 649

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Favorite Author

  • Laura Kaye, author of West of Want & In the Service of the King (37%, 284 Votes)
  • Rebecca Zanetti, author of Provoked (34%, 258 Votes)
  • Gena Showalter, author of Alice In Zombieland & Wicked Nights (30%, 225 Votes)
  • Dannika Dark, author of Twist (15%, 117 Votes)
  • Felicity Heaton, author of Masquerade, Covet, & Her Demonic Angel (15%, 117 Votes)
  • Joey Hill, author of Bound by the Vampire Queen (11%, 81 Votes)
  • Joan Swan, author of Blaze (10%, 76 Votes)
  • Julie Kagawa, author of The Immortal Rules & The Lost Prince (7%, 54 Votes)
  • Hailey Edwards, author of Evermine & A Hint of Frost (3%, 21 Votes)
  • Sadie Hart, author of Cry Sanctuary (2%, 14 Votes)

Total Voters: 761

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Most Promising New Author

  • Joan Swan, author of the Phoenix Rising series (34%, 156 Votes)
  • Elisabeth Staab, author of King of Darkness (28%, 128 Votes)
  • Tes Hilaire, author of the Paladin Warriors series (28%, 127 Votes)
  • Susannah Sandlin, author of the Penton Vampire Legacy series (20%, 92 Votes)
  • Kristen Callihan, author of the Darkest London series (20%, 91 Votes)
  • Moriah Densley, author of The Valkyrie’s Guardian (12%, 54 Votes)
  • Sara King, author of the Guardians of the First Realm series (11%, 50 Votes)
  • Katie Robert, author of the Sanctify series (8%, 35 Votes)
  • Susan Dennard, author of Something Strange and Deadly (6%, 27 Votes)
  • Neena Jaydon, author of Storms and Stars (3%, 13 Votes)

Total Voters: 459

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Choose up to 6 for 2012 Readers Choice Most Engaging Author

  • Debra Anastasia (29%, 341 Votes)
  • Laura Kaye (26%, 308 Votes)
  • Rebecca Zanetti (24%, 279 Votes)
  • Jean Murray (14%, 161 Votes)
  • Dannika Dark (11%, 129 Votes)
  • Joan Swan (10%, 116 Votes)
  • Joey W. Hill (9%, 110 Votes)
  • Tes Hilaire (8%, 90 Votes)
  • Stacey Kennedy (7%, 88 Votes)
  • Elisabeth Staab (7%, 81 Votes)
  • Rachel Firasek (6%, 72 Votes)
  • Susannah Sandlin (6%, 67 Votes)
  • Ciara Knight (6%, 66 Votes)
  • Ann Mayburn (3%, 38 Votes)
  • Cate Masters (3%, 38 Votes)
  • Moriah Densley (2%, 28 Votes)
  • Jennifer James (2%, 26 Votes)
  • Norah Wilson (2%, 22 Votes)
  • Mina Khan (2%, 21 Votes)
  • Xandra James (1%, 17 Votes)
  • Kathy Kulig (1%, 14 Votes)
  • Danica Winters (1%, 14 Votes)
  • Thomas Winship (1%, 14 Votes)
  • Karen Michelle Nutt (1%, 11 Votes)
  • Ellie Heller (1%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,187

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Choose up to 3 for 2012 Readers Choice Best Collaborative Interview

  • Laura Kaye (with DaVinciKittie) (41%, 242 Votes)
  • Rebecca Zanetti (with DaVinciKittie) (34%, 203 Votes)
  • Gena Showalter (with DaVinciKittie) (25%, 151 Votes)
  • Pamela Palmer (with DaVinciKittie) (16%, 96 Votes)
  • Felicity Heaton (with DaVinciKittie) (13%, 76 Votes)
  • Joan Swan (with DaVinciKittie) (12%, 70 Votes)
  • Joey W. Hill (with DaVinciKittie) (11%, 68 Votes)
  • Eve Langlais (with The Captain) (11%, 64 Votes)
  • Katie Reus (with The Captain) (7%, 39 Votes)
  • Roxanne Rhoads (with DaVinciKittie) (5%, 27 Votes)
  • Hailey Edwards (with Buffy Kennedy) (3%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 593

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All done voting?

The results on this page update in real time (refresh the screen), so you can follow the progress of your favorites to know when you need to help promote them to your friends and fans to help garner more votes!  Remember, all voting closes at 11:59pm PST on Friday, December 28th! Happy voting and thank you for participating!

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7 Comments


  1.  
    miki

    arf my top favorite is actually 3 is all the section she is^^;;




  2.  
    Sophia Rose

    Whew! I knew it was going to be hard to pick because they all deserve to be on these lists.

    Thanks for putting the vote together and for a chance to vote.




  3.  
    Lori Meehan

    Great lists




  4.  
    lily

    Congratulations to Rebecca Zanetti and Gena Showalter!!!!! My favorite two wonderful writers!!!!
    Xxxxx lily




  5.  

    Thank you to all those that voted for me. Although I’m not the leader, I am so grateful to be in the top 4 for Most Engaging Author. Thank you GT for hosting this fabulous contest.

    Jean Murray
    Author of the Key to the Cursed Series
    http://www.jean-murray.com
    http://www.wickedromance.wordpress.com




  6.  

    Congratulations to all the winners!!!

    Thanks for all the votes too!!! It was really great to see Night Thief nominated!!! 🙂

    Lisa





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