2017 RITA® Finalists Spotlight Blog Tour

For the next two weeks, we’re putting a spotlight on our 2017 RITA® Finalists! We’ve got twenty-one fantastic blogs helping us bring readers a closer look at the books and authors in the running for the highest award of distinction in romance fiction. Check back here each day for updated links!RITA statuette

The RITA Awards Ceremony will be held on July 27 at 7 p.m. (ET) at the Walt Disney World® Dolphin Resort. Readers can follow RWA on social media for updates as winners are announced.


July 10 — Mainstream Fiction with Romantic Elements

Shh Mom's Reading


July 11 — Paranormal Romance

Night Owl Book Reviews

Vampire Book Club


July 12 — Novella

My Book Addiction and More

Pretty Sassy Cool


July 13 — LGBT Spotlight and Young Adult

Joyfully Jay (LGBT)

Wicked Reads (YA)


July 14 — Contemporary

Mrs Leif's Two Fangs About It (Long)

Dirty Girl Romance (Mid-length)

Got Fiction (Mid-length)

Long and Short Reviews (Short)

Stuck in Books (Short)


July 17 — Romantic Suspense

Fresh Fiction

The Geeky Blogger


July 18 — Erotic



July 19 — Best First Book

Book Binge

Cocktails and Books


July 20 — Romance with Religious or Spiritual Elements

SOS Aloha


July 21 — Historical

The Romance Dish

Smexy Books

Eater of Books



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2017 RITA® Finalists Spotlight Blog Tour