Re: are Vampires the "Next Big Thing" for '08? Twilight, Tru Calling. True story: a few years ago I was informed by Tor's publicity department that one of our books had been nominated for "Best Werewolf Romance of the Year" by ROMANTIC TIMES. My first response was "There's an actually an award for that?" Then I went and browsed the Romance section at Borders: Ohmigod, there were dozens of them!