We're excited to share that yesterday we announced the six finalists in the 2012Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. The three General Fiction finalists and three Young Adult Fiction finalists were selected by editors at Penguin, but the winners are chosen by you, the readers. Want to take part?
Help us out by visiting the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest page to read excerpts from the finalists, check out reviews from our expert panelists--including remarkable reviews from bestselling authors Linda Fairstein and Andrea Cremer--and then vote for your favorite in General Fiction and Young Adult Fiction. But hurry, voting ends May 30.
The General Fiction finalists are:
- The Beautiful Landby Alan Averill
- Grace Humiston and the Vanishingby Charles Kelly
- A Chant of Love and Lamentationby Brian Reeves
And the Young Adult Fiction finalists are:
- Dreamcatchers by Cassandra Griffin
- Out of Nowhere by Rebecca Phillips
- On Little Wings by Regina Sirois
Contest winners will each receive a publishing contract with Penguin, which includes a $15,000 advance. Stay tuned, winners will be announced on June 16.