Click on each finalist’s name to be taken to their spotlight post. We hope you enjoy getting to know our fabulous finalists a little better.

 

Speculative Young Adult Fiction

Janci Patterson

Robison Wells

Mackenzi Lee

Charlie N. Holmberg

Brandon Sanderson*

 

General Young Adult Fiction

Valynne E. Maetani

Jolene Perry

Kasie West

Carol Lynch Williams

Martine Leavitt

 

Middle Grade

Christine Hayes

J. Scott Savage*

Jennifer Nielsen*

 

Speculative

Caitlyn McFarland

Josi Russell

Amber Argyle

Dan Wells

Brandon Sanderson*

 

Romance

Krista Lynne Jensen

Jennifer Moore

Julie Daines

Josi S. Kilpack

Melanie Jacobson

 

Mystery/Suspense

Traci Hunter Abramson

Anne Perry

H.B. Moore*

Paul Bishop

Stephanie Black

 

Historical

Carla Kelly

Stacy Henrie

Carol Pratt Bradley

A.L. Sowards

H.B. Moore*

 

General

Stacy Lynn Carol

Gregg Luke

Emily Bleeker

Liz Adair

Tara C. Allred

 

*Finalist in two categories