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The History of Rainbow Awards: 2015

2015 Rainbow Awards: 456 books, 168 judges, 16.928$ to charity

Winners:
LGBT Cover - Illustration: Hammer & Bone by Kirby Crow, cover art by Roberto Quintero & Kirby Crow)
Amazon: Hammer & Bone by Kirby Crow

LGBT Cover - Design: Carry the Ocean by Heidi Cullinan, cover art by Kanaxa
Amazon: Carry the Ocean by Heidi Cullinan

Lesbian Sci-Fi / Futuristic: Rabbits of the Apocalypse by Benny Lawrence
Amazon: Rabbits of the Apocalypse by Benny Lawrence

Gay Historical Fiction: Fool's Gold by Jess Faraday
Amazon: Fool's Gold by Jess Faraday

Lesbian Young Adult: Come To My Window by Mia Kerick
Amazon: Come To My Window by Mia Kerick

Lesbian Paranormal Romance (The Cate Culpepper Award for Best Lesbian Paranormal Romance): Red in Tooth and Claw (Underdogs #4) by Geonn Cannon
Amazon: Red in Tooth and Claw (Underdogs #4) by Geonn Cannon

Lesbian Historical Fiction & Romance (The Sandra Moran Award for Best Lesbian Historical Romance): The Witch of Stalingrad by Justine Saracen
Amazon: The Witch of Stalingrad by Justine Saracen

Transgender Romance: The Burnt Toast B&B (A Bluewater Bay Story) by Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz
Amazon: The Burnt Toast B&B (A Bluewater Bay Story) by Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz  

Lesbian Fantasy & Fantasy Romance: Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread by Elizabeth Watasin
Amazon: Medusa: A Dark Victorian Penny Dread by Elizabeth Watasin

Gay Fantasy: The Devil Lancer by Astrid Amara
Amazon: The Devil Lancer by Astrid Amara

Transgender Fiction: To Summon Nightmares by J.K. Pendragon
Amazon: To Summon Nightmares by J.K. Pendragon  

LGBT Biography / Memoir (The Dirk Vanden Award for Best LGBT Biography/Memoir): Nights at Rizzoli by Felice Picano
Amazon: Nights at Rizzoli by Felice Picano

LGBT Non Fiction, Poetry, Visual Arts / Photography: Girl Sex 101 by Allison Moon
Amazon: Girl Sex 101 by Allison Moon  

Gay Fantasy Romance: Most Beautiful Words by Raine O’Tierney
Amazon: Most Beautiful Words by Raine O’Tierney

Bisexual Romance: Kneel, Mr. President by Lauren Gallagher
Amazon: Kneel, Mr. President by Lauren Gallagher  

Gay Young Adult: A Scout is Brave by Jay Jordan Hawke
Amazon: A Scout is Brave by Jay Jordan Hawke  

Bisexual Fiction: Summer Symphony by Brandon Shire
Amazon: Summer Symphony by Brandon Shire  

Gay Romantic Comedy: Love Me Tomorrow by Ethan Day
Amazon: Love Me Tomorrow by Ethan Day

Gay Sci-Fi / Futuristic: Infected: Epitaph by Andrea Speed
Amazon: Infected: Epitaph by Andrea Speed
Peripheral People by Reesa Herberth & Michelle Moore
Amazon: Peripheral People by Reesa Herberth & Michelle Moore

Lesbian Mystery / Thriller: No Good Reason by Cari Hunter
Amazon: No Good Reason by Cari Hunter

LGBT Anthology / Collection: Keep the Stars Running by Andrea Speed, Talya Andor, Lexi Ander, Leona Carver, and Cassandra Pierce
Amazon: Keep the Stars Running by Andrea Speed, Talya Andor, Lexi Ander, Leona Carver, and Cassandra Pierce
Hammer and Bone by Kirby Crow
Amazon: Hammer and Bone by Kirby Crow

Gay Historical Romance: Semper Fi by Keira Andrews
Amazon: Semper Fi by Keira Andrews

Lesbian Contemporary General Fiction: The Language of Hoofbeats by Catherine Ryan Hyde
Amazon: The Language of Hoofbeats by Catherine Ryan Hyde

Gay Mystery / Thriller (The Dorien Grey Award for Best Gay Mystery/Thriller): Model Citizen by Lissa Kasey
Amazon: Model Citizen by Lissa Kasey

Gay Contemporary General Fiction: Call Me Home by Megan Kruse
Amazon: Call Me Home by Megan Kruse

Gay Paranormal Romance: The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal by KJ Charles
Amazon: The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal by KJ Charles

Gay Erotic Romance (The Bobby Michaels Award for Best Gay Erotic Romance): For Real by Alexis Hall
Amazon: For Real by Alexis Hall

Lesbian Contemporary Romance, Erotic Romance & Romantic Comedy: Making a Comeback by Julie Blair
Amazon: Making a Comeback by Julie Blair

Gay Contemporary Romance (The William Neale Award for Best Gay Contemporary Romance): Beneath the Stain by Amy Lane
Amazon: Beneath the Stain by Amy Lane

Bisexual, Transgender & LGBT Debut: Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus by Rachelle Lee Smith
Amazon: Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus by Rachelle Lee Smith  

Lesbian Debut: Barring Complications by Blythe Rippon
Amazon: Barring Complications by Blythe Rippon  

Gay Debut: Most Beautiful Words by Raine O’Tierney
Amazon: Most Beautiful Words by Raine O’Tierney

LGBT Book: Hammer and Bone by Kirby Crow
Amazon: Hammer & Bone by Kirby Crow

Transgender Book: The Burnt Toast B&B (A Bluewater Bay Story) by Heidi Belleau & Rachel Haimowitz
Amazon: The Burnt Toast B&B (A Bluewater Bay Story) by Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz  

Bisexual Book: Summer Symphony by Brandon Shire
Amazon: Summer Symphony by Brandon Shire  

Lesbian Book: Girl Sex 101 by Allison Moon
Amazon: Girl Sex 101 by Allison Moon

Gay Book: Beneath the Stain by Amy Lane
Amazon: Beneath the Stain by Amy Lane
The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal by KJ Charles
Amazon: The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal by KJ Charles


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