More on ARRC 2011, award winners and nominees, and where to score free books

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ARRC 2011 round-ups

ARRA has posted some round-ups of ARRC 2011 on it blog. Take a peek at what happened at the convention on the Thursday (volunteers hard at work), Friday (volunteers at work), Welcome reception, Silent auction.

Marg from The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader has also posted part 1 of her round-up.

For a round-up of all the round-ups, check out our ARRC 2011 page.

RT Reviewer’s Choice Best Book Award winners

The RT Reviewers’ Choice awards were announced at Los Angeles last week. Click here for a list of winners. Congratulations to A/NZ authors Nalini Singh (Best Shapeshifter Romance for Play of Passion) and Tina Duncan (Best First Series Romance for Da Silva’s Mistress).

Congratulations also to Valerie Parv, who was awarded a Pioneer of Romance Award.

Source: Maggie Nash and Romance Writers of Australia 

Book giveaways

Farewell to Lancashire by Anna Jacobs (Swan River Saga, Book 1) — ARRA blog
Magnate’s Make-Believe Mistress by Bronwyn Jameson and Untamable Rogue by Kelly Hunter — Paula Roe
The Desert Sheikh’s Defiant Queen by Jane Porter and Annie West — Annie West
Midnight’s Wild Passion by Anna Campbell — Anna Campbell
Song of Scarabaeus & Children of Scarabaeus by Sara Creasy – Tez (Tez Says)

2010 Philip K. Dick Award nominees announced

Song of Scarabaeus by Australian author Sara Creasy has been shortlisted for the Philip K. Dick Award. The winner will be announced later this month. You can read a review of Song of Scarabaeus at Tez Says. (Also see the giveaway link above.)

Source: Galaxy Bookshop

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Killer of Fairies
Kat Mayo is a freelance writer, Twitter tragic and compulsive reader. She is editor of Booktopia's Romance Buzz, and hosts the Heart to Heart podcast for Destiny Romance. Her reviews have appeared in Books+Publishing, and in 2014 she was awarded RWA's Romance Media Award. Kat co-founded Trousseau, a zine for people who love reading romance books. She believes in happy endings, and kills fairies with glee.

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