A few different finalist lists have been announced!
Shelter by Harlan Coben (Penguin Young Readers Group – G.P. Putnam’s Sons)
The Silence of Murder by Dandi Daley Mackall (Random House Children’s Books – Knopf BFYR)
The Girl is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines (Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group – Roaring Creek Press)
Kill You Last by Todd Strasser (Egmont USA)
The winner will be announced April 26, 2012.
Andre Norton Award
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have announced the nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy Book:
Akata Witch, Nnedi Okorafor (Viking Juvenile)
Everybody Sees the Ants, A.S. King (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)
The Boy at the End of the World, Greg van Eekhout (Bloomsbury Children’s Books)
The Freedom Maze, Delia Sherman (Big Mouth House)
Ultraviolet, R.J. Anderson (Orchard Books; Carolrhoda Lab)
The winner will be announced May 19th.
LA Times Book Prize
“Beauty Queens” by Libba Bray (Scholastic Press). My review.
“The Big Crunch” by Pete Hautman (Scholastic Press)
“A Monster Calls: Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd” by Patrick Ness (Candlewick Press). My review.
“Life: An Exploded Diagram” by Mal Peet (Candlewick Press)
“The Scorpio Races” by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic Press). My review.