READING WARRIOR AWARDS

2020

The Rochelle Alers Best Series Award
Goes To

"Dem Boyz"
By Alexandria House

The Brenda Jackson Romance Of The Year Award
Goes To

“Closer To You”
By Sheryl Lister
 

The Donna Hill Breakout Author Award
Goes To
Reese Ryan

Best Male Author
Goes To
Wayne Jordan

Women's Fiction Award
Goes To
Brenda Jackson
For

"Finding Home Again"

The Leslie Esdaile Banks

Trailblazer Award

Goes To

Yahrah St. John

Book Cover Of The Year

Goes To

Sharon C Cooper

For

"More Than Love'

Book Cover Of The Year

Goes To

Barbara Joe Williams

For

"Say My Name"

Best New Author

Goes to

Tiye Love

2020

The Adrianne Byrd Queen Of Comedy Romance Award
Goes To

BoyFriend Project
By Farrah Rochon

Short and Sassy ( Novella)

Goes To

“Set”

By Alexandria House

Book Husband Of The Year

Everett “Shu Mitchell  

From “Shu”

By Alexandria House

Book Wifey Of The Year

Zara Reid

From "The Way You Tempt Me”

By Elle Wright

Christian Fiction Award

Goes To

Suzette Harrison

For

"Basketball and Ballet

The Francis Ray

Lifetime Literary Legacy Award

Goes To

Zuri Day

The Leslie Esdaile Banks

Trailblazer Award

Goes To

Farrah Rochon

Couple Of The Year

Zena &  Rafael

From  “Deep In My Soul”

By Aja

The Beverly Jenkins Author Of The Year

Goes To

Aja

Best Villain

Rodney

From “Carter's Undoing”

By Sherelle Green

Bridget Midway Erotic Romance Award  

Goes To

“Set”

By Alexandria House

The E Lynn Harris Fiction Writer's Award

Goes To

"Forbidden Promises"

By Synithia Williams

Best Interracial

Goes To

“Queen Move"

By Kennedy Ryan

        2019

The Rochelle Alers Best Series Award

Goes To

"Falling For A Rose"

By Stephanie N Norris

The Brenda Jackson Romance Of The Year Award

Goes To

“Let Me Please You”

By Alexandria House

The Donna Hill Breakout Author Award

Goes To

Sharon Blount

Best Male Author

Goes To

Roy Glenn

Women's Fiction Award

Goes To

Sharon C. Cooper

For

“Accused” 

The Adrianne Byrd Queen Of Comedy Romance Award

Goes To

Sherelle Green

For

“SIngle AF”

Book Cover Of The Year

Goes To

Aja

For

“Love Taps"

Short and Sassy ( Novella)

Goes To

“A Cougar For Christmas”

By Barbara Joe Williams

Book Husband Of The Year

Neil McCain  

From “Let Me Free You”

By Alexandria House

Book Wifey Of The Year

Meeka Simmons 

From “Single AF”

By Sherelle Green

Christian Fiction Award

Goes To

Tiffany L Warren 

For

"The Outside Child"

Couple Of The Year

Mingus Black and Joanna Barnes  

From  “Tempted By The Badge”

By Deborah Mello

The Beverly Jenkins Author Of The Year

Goes To

Stephanie N Norris 

The Leslie Esdaile Banks

Trailblazer Award

Goes To

AlTonya Washington

The Brenda Larnell

Reviewer Of The Year Award

Goes To

Cheryl Jami

Best Villain

Carlo Mancuso

From “Seduced By The Badge”

By Deborah Mello

Best Villain

Dr. Parker Wells Sr

From “Pleasured By You”

By Elle Wright

Best Duo Award

Goes To

“Sweet Love & Because Of You”

By Sheryl Lister & Elle Wright

The E Lynn Harris Fiction Writer's Award

Goes To

"Blow By Blow"

By Keith Thomas Walker

Best Interracial

Goes To

“His Until Midnight” 

By Reese Ryan

The Francis Ray

Lifetime Literary Legacy Award

Goes To

Niobia Bryant

2018

The Rochelle Alers Best Series Award
Goes To

"The Holmes Brothers"
By Farrah Rochon

The Brenda Jackson Romance Of The Year Award
Goes To

“Let Me Love You”
By Alexandria House

The Donna Hill Breakout Author Award
Goes To
Reese Ryan 


Best Male Author
Goes To
Keith Thomas Walker


The Bettye Griffin Women's Fiction Award
Goes To
Rochelle Alers
For
"Breakfast In Bed"

 

The Adrianne Byrd Queen Of Comedy Romance Award
Goes To

Let Me Love You
By Alexandria House

The Francis Ray 

Lifetime Literary Legacy Award

Goes To

Lynn Emery 

2018

Best New Author

Goes to

Alexandria House

2018

Short and Sassy ( Novella)

Goes To

“Love Serenade”

By Sheryl Lister

Book Husband Of The Year 

Everett “Big South” McCain  

From “Let Me Love You”

By Alexandria House

Book Wifey Of The Year 

Dakota Sherrod

From “Vindicated”

By Sharon C Cooper

Christian Fiction Award

Goes To

Vanessa Riley 

For

"Bittersweet"

Couple Of The Year

Jolene Walker &  Everett “Big South” McCain  

From  “Let Me Love You”

By Alexandria House

Best Interracial 

Goes To

“The Swede” (Denver Rebels 2)

By Maureen Smith 

2017

Couple Of The Year

Jolene Walker &  Everett “Big South” McCain  

From  “Let Me Love You”

By Alexandria House

Author Of The Year

Goes To

Elle Wright

Best Villain

Dr. Parker Wells Sr

From “Touched By You”

By Elle Wright

 Best Duo Award

Goes To

“Threesome 2”

By Keith Thomas Walker & Briain W Smith

The E Lynn Harris Fiction Writer's Award

Goes To

"Hues"

 By Anita Davis

The Leslie Esdaile Banks

Trailblazer Award

Goes To

Angie Daniels 

Book Cover Of The Year

Goes To

Stephanie Nicole Norris

For

“No Holds Barred

The Keith Thomas Walker

“The Realest Book Chat”

Goes To

“S.K Hardy”

By Patteels (Hawk & Raven

The Rochelle Alers Best Series Award
Goes To

"The Grays Of Los Angeles"
By Sheryl Lister 

The Brenda Jackson Romance Of The Year Award
Goes To

“Giving My All”
By Sheryl Lister

The Donna Hill Breakout Author Award
Goes To
Deborah Mello
 

Women's Fiction Award
Goes To
Deborah Mello
For
"Perfect Pleasure"
 

The Adrianne Byrd Queen Of Comedy Romance Award
Goes To

Between A Honeymoon and a Hot Mess
By Phyllis Bourne

Short and Sassy ( Novella)

Goes To

“Be Mine For Christmas”

By Sheryl Lister

Best New Author

Goes to

Xyla Turner

2017

Book Husband Of The Year 

Xavier Johnson 

From “Good Behavior”

By Delaney Diamond

Book Wifey Of The Year 

Angela Strickland

From “Stay With Me”

By Alexandria House

Christian Fiction Award

Goes To

Suzette Harrison

For

"My Joy"

Couple Of The Year

Margo Connelly & Lamar” Striker Jennings 

From  “Forged In Desire”

By Brenda Jackson

Author Of The Year

Goes To

Sheryl Lister

The Keith Thomas Walker

“The Realest Book Chat”

Goes To

“A Love For All Time”

By Deborah Mello

Best Villain

Suzette Mackenzie

From “One Spark Of Magic”

By Iris Bolling

 

 Best Duo Award

Goes To

“Dark Geisha”

By Deatri King- Bey & Curtis Alcutt

The E Lynn Harris Fiction Writer's Award

Goes To

"Backslide"

 By Keith Thomas Walker

Best Interracial 

Goes To

“More Than A Mistress”

By Delaney Diamond

The Francis Ray 

Lifetime Literary Legacy Award

Goes To

Brenda Jackson

The Leslie Esdaile Banks

Trailblazer Award

Goes To

A.C. Arthur

                2016

                                                                           

Francis Ray 

Lifetime Literary  Legacy Award

Presented To

Janice Sims

Francis Ray 

Lifetime Literary  Legacy Award

Presented To

Celeste Norfleet

 Women’s Lit

  Awarded To

  Tia Kelly

Best Male Author

    Awarded To

 Keith T. Walker 

Best Duo

 Awarded To

 Roy Glenn 

   &

  Aja Graves

 For

 Be With Me

Romance Of The Year

 Awarded To 

 Sheryl Lister

 For

 It's Only You

Best Villain 

Awarded To

Cheris Hodges 

   For

Robert Montgomery

Best I/R

 Awarded To 

 Ancelli 

 For

Perfectly Mixed

Christian Fiction 

    Awarded To

Suzette Harrison   

       For 

      Taffy

Best Series  

Awarded To

Delaney Diamond 

 For 

The Johnson’s Family

Breakout Author

 Awarded To 

 Sheryl Lister

Author Of The Year

    Awarded To 

    D. Camille

 Reviewer Of The Year

     Awarded To

    Brenda Larnell 

Book Husband Of The Year       

      Jordan Black

     Presented to 

       D. Camille 

Book Husband Of The Year       

      Adam Lassiter 

     Presented to 

        Iris Bolling