I LOVE Nova but have been using GEL for a little while, but now the Nova update brings most of the same goodness (missing swipe right to Google Now and hotword to launch search), I'm back on Nova and loving it. The customisation options, especially being able to change the number of icons on the home screen and app drawer REALLY make a big difference in usability.
It's nice to be back.

Nova Launcher Updated To v2.3 With More KitKat Flavor
Shortly after Android 4.4 hit Nexus devices, a new beta of the popular Nova Launcher home screen added UI elements borrowed from the Google Experience Laun… by Ryan Whitwam in Applications, KitKat 4.4, News