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The Rainbow Awards: First Week Results

Here is a little summary at the end of the first week of the Rainbow Awards. Remember, these are only partial results, Phase 1 and Phase 2, during which you can vote all the books and as many books as you want, will last for all October, so you have still time. This is more a reminder, and the evidence of which Categories survived at this moment: categories with few or none votes were compacted in one category and some were deleted (at least for now, but I don't believe we will have so many new title submissions to make them survive).

This phase is a popularity contest, so I'm not so surprise that there are some dark horses I wouldn't expcted to see, but please remember, if you want for the Awards to have credibility, don't cheat ;-) Till now you were good, I noticed only some strange votes appear and only some strange accounts, but remember, I'm checking and I can be very strict in making you oblige to the few rules.

So, enjoy the first week results, and tomorrow I will post the Jury: the Jury will have the hard task to confirm or complete these results and in the end, to award the all togheter winner.


 ComedyVotes
1Gym Dandy by Storm Grant23
1Self Preservation by Ethan Day23
2Happy Endings by LB Gregg22
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/803876.html
 
 Coming of Age / Young AdultVotes
1The Nest by G.S. Wiley12
1True Blue by Connie Bailey12
2Josef Jaeger by Jere' M. Fishback11
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/804157.html
 Contemporary / BisexualVotes
1Their Lover by Barbara Sheridan13
2Broudly Bound by Beth Wylde, Syd McGinley, Kathleen Bradean, D.L. King & Cassandra Gold11
3By Chance by Cat Grant7
3Complications by Cat Grant7
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/804431.html
 Contemporary / GayVotes
1A Note in the Margin by Isabelle Rowan48
2Clippings by A.J. Mirag44
2St. Nacho’s by Z.A. Maxfield44
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/804431.html
 Contemporary / LesbianVotes
1Fool´s Gold by Jenna Byrnes15
2Wet & Wild by Cait Braxton12
3In My Skin by Cassidy Ryan7
3Sapphistocated by Alessia Brio, Jolie du Pre, Yeva Wiest, and Beth Wylde7
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/804431.html
 Contemporary / TransgenderVotes
1If I Were a Lady... by Bryl Tyne29
2Broudly Bound by Beth Wylde, Syd McGinley, Kathleen Bradean, D.L. King & Cassandra Gold7
3Billy Bong by Yeva West1
3Circle of Change by Laney Cairo1
3Dangling by Yeva West1
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/804431.html
 FantasyVotes
1If All the Sand Were Pearl by Pepper Espinoza16
2Braided by Sean Michael13
2In This Land: The Purple Book by Matthew Haldeman-Time13
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/804671.html
 FuturisticVotes
1My Fair Captain by J.L. Langley31
2Hell Cop by Astrid Amara, Nicole Kimberling & Ginn Hale19
3A Strong and Sudden Thaw by R. W. Day12
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/804975.html
 HistoricalVotes
1False Colors by Alex Beecroft32
2The Phoenix by Ruth Sims24
3Whistling in the Dark by Tamara Allen19
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/805272.html
 Mystery / ThrillerVotes
1Cut & Run by Madeleine Urban and Abigail Roux50
2Zero at the Bone by Jane Seville26
3L.A. Heat by P.A. Brown22
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/805436.html
 Paranormal / Horror / BisexualVotes
1Night Games by Jude Mason12
2Falling by Belinda McBride8
3Other Magical Creatures edited by M. Rode7
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/805833.html
 Paranormal / Horror / GayVotes
1With Love by J.L. Langley24
2Notturno by Z.A. Maxfield22
3Angels of the Deep by Kirby Crow21
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/805833.html
 Paranormal / Horror / LesbianVotes
1Cheating Death by Annie Alvarez20
2Queer Wolf edited by James EM Rasmussen12
3Blood and Mint Chocolates by Adrianne Brennan7
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/805833.html
 Biography / MemoirVotes
1A Report from Winter by Wayne Courtois7
2Hanner Amser: Hunangofiant (Half Time: My Autobiography) by Nigel Owens & Lynn Davies3
3The Gay Face of God by Bruce J. Simpson2
3The Memory Palace by JoSelle Vanderhooft2
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/806230.html
 PoetryVotes
1The Underwater Hospital by Jan Steckel2
2KONG and Other Works by Pamela Sneed1
2The First Risk by Charles Jensen1
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/806783.html
 New AuthorVotes
1Zero at the Bone by Jane Seville28
2Crossing Borders by Z. A. Maxfield22
3The Janitor by Jan Irving19
Go here to vote: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/807339.html

 

Comments

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elisa_rolle
Oct. 8th, 2009 05:04 pm (UTC)
It's not yet finished, and then you will have another chance to "save" someone, isn't it? ;-) Elisa
jans_intentions
Oct. 8th, 2009 04:45 pm (UTC)
Elisa, I'm happy to be in there with my tough competition. That's a high compliment and I'll enjoy it.
elisa_rolle
Oct. 8th, 2009 05:04 pm (UTC)
Yes, it's a tought competition ;-) last year was very good for debut fiction. Elisa
rbm00
Oct. 8th, 2009 06:00 pm (UTC)
Lol, only a few of the authors I pimped are on this list. I hope the others make a comeback in the later weeks.

Thanks for organizing all this, Elisa.
elisa_rolle
Oct. 8th, 2009 06:18 pm (UTC)
You are welcome. Yes, the game is still on and everything can change ;-) Elisa
a_j_mirag
Oct. 8th, 2009 06:08 pm (UTC)
My readers are making you work hard, I know! Most of them come from my Yahoo mailing list and don't have LJs. Thanks for your hard work, Elisa! ♥
elisa_rolle
Oct. 8th, 2009 06:19 pm (UTC)
You are welcome, don't worry. It's nice that they are so many and love you. Elisa
kirby_crow
Oct. 8th, 2009 07:44 pm (UTC)
Woot! I made the cut! :)

TONS of great stories in here!
elisa_rolle
Oct. 8th, 2009 07:47 pm (UTC)
Yes, you did. And there is still 3 weeks to vote, and you are all very near each other. Elisa
(Anonymous)
Oct. 9th, 2009 03:58 pm (UTC)
Elisa, thanks so much for including my poetry chapbook THE UNDERWATER HOSPITAL (Zeitgeist Press) in the Rainbow Awards poll! I can't wait to read some of the other books on your list. Readers who want a copy of THE UNDERWATER HOSPITAL can buy a copy for $5 at http://www.zeitgeist-press.com. I've posted a link to your Live Journal blog on my Facebook page. I'm sure many of my friends will be interested in the books listed in the Rainbow Awards.
elisa_rolle
Oct. 9th, 2009 05:29 pm (UTC)
Thank you Jan for promoting the Awards. Elisa
(Anonymous)
Oct. 10th, 2009 04:09 am (UTC)
The Underwater Hospital...
It's great to see Jan Steckel's book honored here. This book is fantastic!
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