2011 Finalists

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Before I Say Goodbye
Gifted The Evolution of Thomas Hall The Walk: Miles To Go
The Wedding Letters
Rachel Ann Nunes Karey White* Kieth Merrill Richard Paul Evans Jason F. Wright












Daughter of Helaman
Fires of Jerusalem
Isabelle Webb: The Pharaoh’s Daughter Letters in the Jade Dragon Box
Miss Delacourt Has Her Day
Misty Moncur* Marilyn Brown N.C. Allen Gale Sears Heidi Ashworth












Borrowed Light
Captive Heart
Count Down to Love Not My Type
The List
Carla Kelly Michele Paige Holmes Julie N. Ford Melanie Jacobson Melanie Jacobson*












Acceptable Loss
Bloodborne If I Should Die
Rearview Mirror
Anne Perry Gregg Luke Jennie Hansen Stephanie Black Traci Hunter Abramson












A Night of Blacker Darkness
I Don’t Want to Kill You
No Angel
The Alloy of Law: A Mistborn Novel
The Lost Gate
Dan Wells Dan Wells Theresa Sneed* Brandon Sanderson Orson Scott Card

Youth Fiction—Speculative











My Unfair Godmother
Shifting Slayers Tuesdays at the Castle
Janette Rallison Bethany Wiggins* C.J. Hill Jessica Day George Robison Wells

Youth Fiction—General











Girls Don’t Fly
Miles From Ordinary
Pride & Popularity
Sean Griswold’s Head
With a Name Like Love
Kristen Chandler Carol Lynch Williams Jenni James Lindsey Leavitt Tess Hilmo*

Of these finalists, the following titles are also eligible for Best Novel by New Author 2011:

  • Daughter of Helaman by Misty Moncur
  • Gifted by Karey White
  • No Angel by Theresa Sneed
  • Shifting by Bethany Wiggins
  • The List by Melanie Jacobson
  • With a Name Like Love by Tess Hilmo

All finalists are eligible for Best Novel of the Year.