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Announcing the 2019 N. N. Light Book Awards - Finalists #books

Every year, we go through all the books we've given a five-star review and award the best book of the year in certain categories. We've tabulated the votes and we're pleased to announce the finalists! Congratulations to all the finalists. The winners will be announced on Monday, December 16, 2019.


The Unstoppable Organization by Shawn Casemore

Ways to Ride the Market Cycle: Part 1: The Top by Brian Maddox

The Incredible Value of Employee Power: Unleashed How to gain competitive advantage by treating your employees well! By Robertson Hunter Stewart

Children’s Books

Loblolly, Loblolly, You're So Tall by Mommy Moo Moo

Timothy Mean and the Time Machine by Timothy AE Ford

It Came From Under the High Chair by Karl Beckstrand

Contemporary Romance

Learning to Love by Jennifer Wilck

Nobody Else But You by Claire Marti

About Face (Love in the Suburbs, #1) by D.E. Haggerty

Cozy Mystery

Worry Beads by Pauline Baird Jones

Picture Not Perfect by D.E. Haggerty

Winter Takes All by M.L. Erdahl

Erotic Romance

Tales of Freya - Sensual Short Stories by Sarah Dahl

One Night of Love: Live for Me by Anna Lores

From Denver To Forever by Cadence Vonn


Echoes of a Song by A.L. Butcher

Hot Love Inferno by Nicky Blue

Hell Gate by Andrew P Weston

Fantasy Romance

Trial of a Warrior by Mary Morgan

Bewitching Breeze by K.M. Daughters

Destiny of a Warrior by Mary Morgan

Historical Fantasy

Queen Mary's Daughter by Emily-Jane Hills Orford

The Retreat to Avalon (The Arthurian Age Book 1) by Sean Poage

Historical Fiction

I, Claudia by Lin Wilder

A Phoenix Rising by Vivienne Brereton

Wyvern of Wessex by Millie Thom

Historical Romance

For the Love of Laura Beth by Aubrey Wynne

The Spymaster's Secret: A Heart of a Hero Story by Alanna Lucas

A Hand for the Duke by Meredith Bond

Holiday Romance

Forever in a Moment by Charlotte O’Shay

Winter Wishes: A Regency Holiday Romance Anthology by Alina K. Field

Meows and Mistletoe A Holiday Anthology by Sharon Buchbinder

Medieval Romance

The Pirate’s Jewel by Ruth A. Casie

One Enchanted Scottish Knight by Laura Strickland


My Name Is Bacci Bogie: Frequent Flyer Extraordinaire by Sandra Glosser

True Course: Lessons From a Life Aloft by Brigit Johnson

Military Romance

A Soldier’s Honor by Evelyn Timidaiski

The Angel and the SEAL by Petie McCarty


Glimpse, The Beautiful Deaths by Stephen B. King

Vengeance in the Wind by Judy Bruce

Black Moon by Jo A. Hiestand


Finding the Narrow Path: Patterns, Faith and Searching by Lin Wilder


The Stone Awakened by Judith Sterling

Three Months to Change by Dinah Roseberry

Bay of Darkness by S.K. Andrews

Paranormal Romance

Eye of the Eagle by Sharon Buchbinder

Mystic Maples by Tena Stetler

The Shadowheart Curse by Karilynn Bentley

Romantic Comedy

Dearly Beloved by Peggy Jaeger

#Toots by Linh Le James

Regency Romance

The Wicked Earl’s Widow by Aubrey Wynne

Haunting Miss Fenwick by Alina K. Field

Earl of Darby by Aubrey Wynne

Romantic Suspense

No Cowboys, No Angels by Petie McCarty

Under The Skin (Skin Quartet #4) by Zara West

Publish or Perish by Kerry Blaisdell

Science Fiction

Maestra Rising (Project Enterprise, #8) by Pauline Baird Jones

Apocalypse How? by Galen Ramsey Surlak

Science Fiction Romance

Astraeus by Haley Cavanagh

Parhelion by Lisa J. Lickel

Pets in Space 4 (Pets in Space Anthologies #4) by Veronica Scott

Time Travel/Time Travel Romance

Thirty-Three Days by Stephen B. King

Night of the Owl by Judith Sterling

Urban Fantasy

Midnight Desire by Shari Nichols

Waking the Dead by Kerry Blaisdell

Western Romance

Controlled Burn by Lynda Cox

Logan (Bachelors and Babies Book 2) by Margaret Tanner

Women’s Fiction

Freefall: A Divine Comedy by Lily Iona Mackenzie

Sworn to Remember by Maria Imbalzano

Young Adult

Elon: Journey to Truth by Isabella Adams

The Extended Summer of Anna and Jeremy by Jennifer Ann Shore

Screamcatcher: Web World by Christy J. Breedlove

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