2013 Finalists

2013 Finalists

General
Love Letters of the
Angels of Death
Mile 21 Road to Bountiful Ruby’s Secret The House at Rose Creek
Jennifer Quist Sarah Dunster Donald Smurthwaite Heather B. Moore Jenny Proctor*

Historical

Belonging to Heaven Esther the Queen Safe Passage The Mounds Anomaly Where the River Once Flowed
Gale Sears Heather B. Moore Carla Kelly Phyllis Gunderson Jennie Hansen

Romance

Blackmoore Hearth Fires Longing for Home Second Chances The Orchard
Julianne Donaldson Dorothy Keddington Sarah M. Eden Melanie Jacobson Krista Lynne Jensen

Mystery/Suspense

Rocky Road Deep Cover I, Spy Finding Sheba Spy for a Spy
Josi S. Kilpack Traci Hunter Abramson Jordan McCollum* Heather B. Moore Jordan McCollum

Speculative

Dark Memories Echo in Time Heart of the Ocean The Witnesses Winter Queen
Jeffrey S. Savage C. J. Hill Heather B. Moore Stephanie Black Amber Argyle

Young Adult—Speculative

Friends and Traitors:
Slayers 2
Insomnia Pivot Point Steelheart Blackout
C. J. Hill J. R. Johansson* Kasie West* Brandon Sanderson Robison Wells

Young Adult—General

All the Truth That’s
in Me
Chasing June Dead Girls Don’t Lie Going Vintage The Distance Between Us
Julie Berry Shannen Crane Camp Jennifer Shaw Wolf Lindsey Leavitt Kasie West

Middle Grade

Cragbridge Hall:
The Inventor’s Secret
RUMP: The True Story
of Rumplestilskin
Sky Jumpers Wednesdays at the
Tower
The Runaway King
Chad Morris* Liesel Shurtliff* Peggy Eddleman* Jessica Day George Jennifer A. Nielsen

*Of these finalists, the following titles are also eligible for Best Novel by a New Author 2013:

The House at Rose Creek by Jenny Proctor

I, Spy by Jordan McCollum

Insomnia by J.R. Johansson

Pivot Point by Kasie West

Cragbridge Hall: The Inventor’s Secret by Chad Morris

RUMP: The True Story of Rumplestilskin by Liesel Shurtliff

Sky Jumpers by Peggy Eddleman

New last year: All finalists in the Adult categories (Mystery, Historical, General, Romance, Speculative) are eligible for Best Novel of the Year.

New last year: All finalists in the Youth categories (Middle Grade, YA General, YA Speculative) are eligible for Best Novel in Youth Fiction.

Academy Members have until April 13th, 2014, to read the finalists in whatever categories they want to vote in. To vote for Best Novel of the Year you must read all of the adult category finalists. To vote for Best Novel in Youth Fiction, you must read all of the youth category finalists. For information on how to join the Academy, click HERE

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