The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction

About the Awards:

The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction celebrate the best books of the year in the bestselling romance genre. The honorees are chosen by a panel of industry experts and each honoree receives $1000 plus a $100 donation to the charity of their choice.

The 2019 winners will be announced on Valentine’s Day, 2020.

AUTHORS:

You do not have to submit your book to be eligible to win! There is no formal submission process. Our judges are very informed about books being released.

However, we recognize that we can always miss a new release, so please feel free to tell us about your book by clicking below.

2019 Judging Committe:

Our judges are selected to represent the breadth and depth of the romance industry. We are extremely grateful for their time and skills. Judges receive a $100 stipend to purchase books throughout the year.