These Are The Lambda Literary Awards Romance Novel Winners and Nominees

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Incredible romance novels to add to your reading list!

Romance Novels Nominated For A Lambda Literary Award

Lambda Literary is an organization that both advocates and elevates the voices of LGBTQ writers and our stories. Each year, they hold the Lambda Literary Awards, nicknamed the Lammys, to honor books across multiple genres. The 2019 romance award winners and nominees are what we're going to focus on in this article because, well, romance is amazing!

The 2019 Lambda Literary Awards is also the thirty-first year the awards have been taking place. Books were submitted from more than 300 publishers, along with many self-published book. Lambda Literary has two different categories of gay and lesbian romance, which include bisexual characters and writers as well. Each category features eight books, giving us sixteen wonderful new romance novels to read during Pride month, and after as well!

Check out each of the books written by sixteen incredible authors and support them by purchasing a book or two if you have the means. Happy reading!

Lesbian Romance


Winner: Beowulf For Cretins: A Love Story by Ann McMan

Nominee: Charming the Vicar by Jenny Frame

Nominee: Just For Show by Jae

Nominee: The Music And The Mirror by Lola Keeley


Nominee: Autumn's Light by Aurora Rey

Nominee: In Development by Rachel Spangler,

Nominee: Breaking Down Her Walls by Erin Zak

Nominee: The Talebearer by Sheri Lewis Wohl

Gay Romance


Winner: Crashing Upwards by S.C. Wynne

Nominee: Learn with Me by Kris Jacen

Nominee: Detour by Reesa Herberth & Michelle Moore

Nominee: Of Sunlight and Stardust by Christina Lee & Riley Hart


Nominee: Undue Influence: A Persuasion Retelling by Jenny Holiday

Nominee: The CEO's Christmas Manny by Angela McCallister

Nominee: Point of Contact by Melanie Hansen

Nominee: No Luck by Kayleigh Sky

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