Category Archives: Polls

And the winners of the AAR Annual Reader Poll 2016 are….

This year’s Annual Poll results are finally here. We thank the many many readers who responded to our survey. The format of taking nominees and then creating a ballot with the top vote getters was a success. Our hard working pollsters–thanks … Continue reading

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And the Nominees Are….

Several readers asked for a list of the nominees in this year’s Annual Reader Poll. Here you go! And if you’ve not yet voted, please do. Here’s the link. Best Romance Radiance by Grace Draven Archangel’s Enigma by Nalini Singh … Continue reading

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Annual Poll Update: It’s a Runoff!

When AAR conducted its first Annual Reader Poll for the best in romances published in 1996 things were a lot different on the web. AAR was one of the few online sites devoted to romance readers’ views, and one of … Continue reading

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The AAR Annual Readers’ Poll

The annual AAR Reader Poll is open! We’re pleased to announce, for the 20th year in a row, the AAR Annual Reader Poll is now open! We hope you will help us take a look back to find the best … Continue reading

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The Best Romance Short Story/Novella of 2015 So Far Is……

After a rather unexpected long break for some real life events, I’m ready to start again with our series of posts about the best of romances published to date in each of the AAR Annual Poll categories. Next up, is … Continue reading

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Annual Poll Focus: Best Historical Romance NOT set in the U.K.

Last month we published the first of a series of posts leading up to AAR’s Annual Reader Poll for the best of romance published for the first time in 2015. Each post will focus on one of the Annual Poll … Continue reading

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Speaking of Audiobooks: An Audio Take on AAR’s 2014 Annual Poll

Note: Our “For the New Listener” feature appears below our Annual Poll discussion. It’s evident to participants in AAR’s Annual Poll that the results are based on the reader’s enjoyment of the print version of each book (although it’s not … Continue reading

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AAR Poll Winners and the Test of Time

Commenters in the forums posed an interesting question: How do AAR Annual Poll results hold up over time? I went back to explore the winners and honorable mentions for Favorite Romance for the first five years, figuring those gave enough … Continue reading

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The Poll Results Page… in case you missed it!

Best 2014 Romance Novels Best Romance It Happened One Wedding, Julie James Best Contemporary Romance It Happened One Wedding, Julie James Best Romantic Suspense River Road, Jayne Ann Krentz Best Paranormal Romance Shield of Winter, Nalini Singh Best Romantic Science … Continue reading

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The Annual Poll Results for Books Published in 2014 are in!

Yes, the results of the Reader Poll for Best Romances of 2014 are in. Click here to see the list of winners and go to the accompanying article to see author comments. The Annual Poll at AAR is a cooperative … Continue reading

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