Friday, February 03, 2012

Whitney Finalists Announced!

Today is the day many people in the LDS writing community have been waiting for - the announcement of the finalists for the Whitney Awards, the only award for fiction written by LDS authors. Wanna hear who made the cut? Wanna?

General Fiction -
Before I Say Goodbye by Rachel Ann Nunes

The Evolution of Thomas Hall by Kieth Merrill

Gifted by Karey White

The Walk: Miles to Go by Richard Paul Evans

The Wedding Letters by Jason F. Wright

Historical Fiction -
Daughter of Helaman by Misty Moncur

Fires of Jerusalem by Marilyn Brown

Isabelle Webb: The Pharoah's Daughter by Nancy Campbell Allen

Letters in the Jade Dragon Box by Gale Sears

Miss Delacourt Has Her Day by Heidi Ashworth

Romance -
Borrowed Light by Carla Kelly

Captive Heart by Michele Paige Holmes

Countdown to Love by Julie N. Ford

Not My Type by Melanie Jacobson

The List by Melanie Jacobson

Mystery/Suspense -
Acceptable Loss by Anne Perry

Bloodborne by Gregg Luke

If I Should Die by Jennie Hansen

Rearview Mirror by Stephanie Black

Smokescreen by Traci Hunter Abramson

Speculative -
A Night of Blacker Darkness by Frederick Whithers

I Don't Want to Kill You by Dan Wells

No Angel by Theresa Sneed

The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson

The Lost Gate by Orson Scott Card

Youth Fiction, Speculative -
My Unfair Godmother by Janette Rallison

Shifted by Bethany Wiggins

Slayers by C.J. Hill

Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George

Variant by Robison Wells

Youth Fiction, General -
Girls Don't Fly by Kristen Chandler

Miles from Ordinary by Carol Lynch Williams

Pride and Popularity by Jenni James

Sean Griswold's Head by Lindsey Leavitt

With a Name Like Love by Tess Hilmo

Congratulations to all the nominees!!! The winners will be announced at the Whitney Awards banquet on May 5th at the Provo Marriott. If you would like more information about the awards program, or if you'd like tickets to attend the gala banquet, click here to visit the Whitney Awards site.


Karey said...

AAAAHHHHHHH!!!! I'm so excited about this. Thanks for posting.

Nisa said...

Congratulations to the finalists!

Aimee said...

Wow, there are some great books listed there! Congrats to all.

Alice Wills Gold said...

My vote is for Gregg Luke!

Anonymous said...

Congrats to the finalists!!!

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