2018 AusRom Today Reader’s Choice Awards


Welcome to the 2018 AusRomToday Reader’s Choice Awards

…and, the winners are:
Best New Author Michelle Montebello
Best Established Author Rachael Johns
Author of the Year Joanne Dannon writes
Cover of the Year Jenn J McLeod A Place to Remember
Book of the Year Annie Seaton Whitsunday Dawn


The nominees are….
Best New Author
Belinda Missen
Dakota Harrison
Ellie Jean
Kiera Jayne
Laura Boon
Marianne Delaforce
Mel A Rowe
Michelle Montebello
MV Ellis
Vicki Connellan

Best Established Author
Annie Seaton
Alli Sinclair
Dzintra Sullivan
Elizabeth Ellen Carter
Imogene Nix
JA Low
Jenn J McLeod
Rachael Johns
Sasha Cottman
Tania Joyce

Author of the Year
Amy Andrews
Annie Seaton
Belinda Missen
Joanne Dannon
Josephine Moon
Kia Carrington-Russell
Michelle Montebello
Natasha Lester
Rachael Johns
T.M. Clark

Cover of the Year
Belinda Missen A Recipe for Disaster
Dakota Harrison Hot Tokyo Nights
Ellie Jean My Bastard
Imogene Nix Miss Elspeth’s Desire
Jenn J McLeod A Place to Remember
Josephine Moon Three Gold Coins
Laura Boon The Millionaire Mountain Climber
Natasha Lester The Paris Seamstress
Tania Joyce Ripped
Rachael Johns Lost Without You

Book of the Year
Annie Seaton Whitsunday Dawn
Belinda Missen A Recipe for Disaster
Dakota Harrison Hot Tokyo Nights
Ellie Jean My Bastard
Emily Madden The Lost Pearl
Hannah Richell The Peacock Summer
Imogene Nix Miss Elspeth’s Desire
Josephine Moon Three Gold Coins
Michelle Montebello Interwoven
T.M Clark Child of Africa


To nominate your favourite author and/or book, simply click on any of the following Award titles and cast your vote:

– AusRomToday Reader’s Choice  Award for Best New Author

– AusRomToday Reader’s Choice Award for Best Established Author

– AusRomToday Reader’s Choice Award for Author of the Year

– AusRomToday Reader’s Choice Award for Cover of the Year

– AusRomToday Reader’s Choice Award for Book of the Year


AusRomToday will compile nominated finalists for each award on 15th November 2018.

The ten most nominated nominees in each category will make it through to the public voting round.

These finalists will then be uploaded into voting albums on Facebook and open for public voting from November 16th – November 30th, 2017.




Terms & Conditions

  1. Preliminary aspects of this competition commence 15 October 2018 to 15 November 2018 inclusive.
  2. Only one nomination per category per person as determined by Google+ profile.
  3. The ten most nominated finalists in each category will be compiled and presented for public voting on 16 November to 30 November 2018 inclusive.
  4. Winners will be announced on 01 December 2018.
  5. Only Australian authors are eligible for nomination (this includes permanent residents and citizens).
  6. Eligibility dates for specific categories of the 2018 Awards (Author of the Year and Cover of the Year) are limited to novel releases between are 01/11/17 – 15/11/18. The three remaining categories of Best New Author, Best Established Author, and Author of the Year are not limited to having a novel release within the above dates.
  7. Prizes will be delivered to Australian addresses only.
  8. Prizes will be awarded based on public votes cast on social media site, Facebook. No correspondence will be entered into. No alternative prizes offered.
  9. Entries must be available for judging from 15 November 2018.
  10. AusRomToday reserves the right to cancel or change the terms the competition at any time without notice.



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