the Way Back on Wednesday: The 2002 AAR Reader Awards!

2002 All About Romance Reader Awards


 originally published on March 1, 2002

To all the winners in our sixth annual reader’s poll, congratulations and continued success! We had more entries this year than in any past year, and given the size and comprehensiveness of the ballot (with 23 positive and 6 negative categories), AAR pollster Shelley Dodge was kept extremely busy throughout the entire month the poll was open. To be a valid ballot, (at least) six categories had to have been filled out. As always, we received a number of bogus ballots (think authors trying to stuff the ballot box – naughty, naughty!), but even so, there were nearly 3,500 valid votes. […]