2007 Finalists


Best Novel of the Year


Dragon Slippers
by Jessica Day George
Out of Jerusalem, Vol. 4: Land of Inheritance
by Heather Moore
On the Road to Heaven
by Coke Newell
The Operative
by Willard Boyd Gardner
Upon the Mountains
by Gale Sears




Best Novel by a New Author


Dragon Slippers
by Jessica Day George
Wet Desert
by Gary Hansen
Counting Stars
by Michele Holmes
Beyond the Horizon
by Judy C. Olsen
On the Road to Heaven
by Coke Newell




Best Romance/Women’s Fiction


Counting Stars
by Michele Holmes
Desire of Our Hearts
by Sariah Wilson
Eclipse
by Stephenie Meyer
The Independence Club
by Rachel Ann Nunes
Loyalty’s Web
by Joyce DiPastena




Best Mystery/Suspense


The Deep End
by Traci Hunter Abramson
Grave Secrets
by Marlene Austin
Hazardous Duty
by Betsy Brannon Green
The Operative
by Willard Boyd Gardner
Sheep’s Clothing
by Josi Kilpack




Best Youth Fiction


Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians
by Brandon Sanderson
Bullies in the Headlights
by Matthew Buckley
First Day
by Allyson B. Condie
How to Take the Ex Out of Ex-Boyfriend
by Janette Rallison
Rise of the Evening Star (Fablehaven, Book II)
by Brandon Mull




Best Speculative Fiction


Book of a Thousand Days
by Shannon Hale
Dragon Slippers
by Jessica Day George
Hunting Gideon
by Jessica Draper
The Lights of Mahonri Moriancumer
by Phyllis Gunderson
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn, Book II)
by Brandon Sanderson




Best Historical


Beyond the Horizon
by Judy C. Olsen
Out of Jerusalem, Vol. 4: Land of Inheritance
by Heather Moore
On the Road to Heaven
by Coke Newell
Spires of Stone
by Annette Lyon
Upon the Mountains
by Gale Sears