December Contest Winners

The winners of the December Cover Contest are: 1st place – Latin Heat Trilogy by Diane Escalera 2nd Place – Warrior’s Surrender by Elizabeth Ellen Carter 3rd Place – Black is the Colour by Nicole Hurley-Moore There was no video contest in December. Congrats to our winners.

Winners of the Cover & Video Contest

Thanks for following the contests in November. Due to the lack of participation in the cover contest, I am discontinuing it. We will still have the video contests. But now for the winners. Video 1st place 2nd place 3rd place Video and 1st place Cover Cover 2nd Place Tie

Video & Cover Contests are back!

And the entries are live now! Voting is open until November 30th and you only get one vote. Have fun! You will find the full list of video entries here: Cover Contest entries are here: Winners will be announced and notified the first week of December. Cast your …

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Video Contest returns in October

You Gotta Read will begin accepting entries for our video contest beginning the month of October.  Our next contest will start on November 1st. I’m changing things up a bit so please read the rules.  Each month on the 1st, fifteen book trailers will be pulled on a first come …

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Special Review: Novel Engagement App for Romance Readers

Romance Writer’s of America has introduced an app for iPhone and Android systems geared toward the romance reading community.  Interesting. Brynna’s thoughts: Styling: Beautiful graphics and coloring. The text, though small, is easy to read. Navigation: Clear, easy and quick. Content: I wish this were all inclusive, but only RWA …

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Congratulations February 2014 You Gotta Read Reviews Video Contest Winners!


Congratulations To The You Gotta Read Reviews February 2014 Video Contest Winners! First Place Title:  Deadwaiter Author:  Tina Czarnota Trailer Creator:  Tina Czarnota, Talina Adamo Buy Link: Buy Deadwaiter Here. In Second Place We have a tie! Title:  In Safe Hands Author:  Lee Christine Trailer Creator:  Blake Rainey Buy Link: Buy …

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Cover/Video Contest Suspended Temporarily

Greetings. While we go through a site redesign and change in administration, our video and cover contest are temporarily suspended.  I hope to have these ready for April. At this time we are not accepting entries due to our cue being full until February 2015.  Thank you for your patience. …

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Vote for your February 2014 Favorite Video Now!


Thank you to all of our February entries. Below is the Voting Poll for February 2013 YGR BEST VIDEO TRAILER! You can use the index to view the videos or scroll down the page. Feel free to leave comments to encourage the authors and trailer creators. Tell your family and …

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February Entry # 20 A Winter’s Ecstasy

Wintery Cabin Reflection

Title:  A Winter’s Ecstasy Author:  Maya DeLeina Trailer Creator:  Maya DeLeina Buy Link: Buy A Winter’s Ecstasy Here. Blurb:  From the Anthology: ‘Tis the Season for Seduction The snow was coming. That much she knew. Noel Tierney thought she’d have enough time to make it to her holiday retreat. But …

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February Entry # 19 The Ghosting of Gods

19 The Ghosting of Gods

Title:  The Ghosting of Gods Author:  Cricket Baker Trailer Creator:  Burning Monk Productions Buy Link: Buy The Ghosting of Gods Here. Blurb:  Jesse is an exorcist who defies his priests when his sister is endangered…even though she’s dead. Exiled to a haunted world, Jesse must unravel the mystery of ghosts …

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February Entry # 17 Haven: A Stranger Magic

17 Haven A Stranger Magic

Title:  Haven: A Stranger Magic Author:  D.C. Akers Trailer Creator:  D.C. Akers Buy Link: Buy Haven: A Stranger Magic Here. Blurb:  Sam Dalcome thinks he is so completely average that no one ever notices him. Until he discovers a mysterious stranger outside his home. Bewildered, he tries to uncover the …

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February Entry # 16 The Starling God

16 The Starling God

Title:  The Starling God Author:  Tanya Sousa Trailer Creator:  Jacob L. Grant Buy Link: Buy The Starling God Here. Blurb:  “Trying to make sense of humanity’s quirky and often devastating behaviors, birds formed a religion complete with mythology, lore and fissured beliefs. The tenuous world-view of birds, and perhaps humans …

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February Entry # 15 Moonstone Obsession

15 Moonstone Obsession

Title:  Moonstone Obsession Author:  Elizabeth Ellen Carter Trailer Creator:  Live Love Media Buy Link: Buy Moonstone Obsession Here. Blurb:  Secrets, scandal, and passion… Selina Rosewall had given up on love, but while helping her brother further his merchant fleet business, she meets Sir James Mitchell, Lord of Penventen. Their attraction …

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February Entry # 14 The Wild Dogs of TaiPei

14 The Wild Dogs of TaiPei

Title:  The Wild Dogs of TaiPei Author:  Nick Spencer Trailer Creator:  Nick Spencer Buy Link: Buy The Wild Dogs of TaiPei Here. Blurb:  Musician Memphis Davis was left few options after he lost his hand in a car accident. When a grifter named Faith introduces him to Winston, a crime …

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February Entry # 13 In Safe Hands

13 In Safe Hands

Title:  In Safe Hands Author:  Lee Christine Trailer Creator:  Blake Rainey Buy Link: Buy In Safe Hands Here. Blurb:  Smooth, seductive and savage: Lee Christine returns to the dark, criminal underbelly of Sydney with her follow-up to In Safe Hands. Legal secretary Josephine Valenti has no idea why a notorious …

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February Entry # 12 The Rainbow Man

12 The Rainbow Man

Title: The Rainbow Man Author:  P.B. Kane Trailer Creator:  Rocket Ride Books Buy Link: Buy The Rainbow Man Here. Blurb:  “Something fiendish this way comes. The Rainbow Man is a creeper that it winds its black tendrils around you…and squeezes. Expect to be turning pages behind the couch…by flashlight. I …

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February Entry # 11 Ribbon of Darkness

11 Ribbon of Darkness

Title:  Ribbon of Darkness Author:  Decadent Kane Trailer Creator:  Decadent Kane Buy Link: Buy Ribbon of Darkness Here. Blurb:  Before Ribbon had a chance to get used to the idea of being an elf, she ran into Draven who’s body jingled her bells. Unfortunately, he’s the spy sent to haul …

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February Entry # 10 Subterfudge

10 Subterfudge

Title:  Subterfudge Author:  Normandie Alleman Trailer Creator:  Normandie Alleman Buy Link: Buy Subterfudge Here. Blurb:  When Roger asks his live-in sub Ashley to learn to cook she eagerly agrees, assuming it’s going to be a breeze. After all, she’s a bright, accomplished woman with a successful career—how hard can it …

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February Entry # 9 The Tearings

9 The Tearings

Title:  The Tearings Author:  VC Repetto Trailer Creator:  Victoria Cano Buy Link: Buy The Tearings Here. Blurb:  From the moment the black vans appear to take the sick away, Maya knows there is something wrong. She seems to be the only one to question the sudden disappearances at school and …

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