Feb 5, 2012

2011 Whitney Award Finalists

Congratulations to the Finalists of the 2011 Whitney Awards. The Whitneys are given each year to outstanding books by LDS (Mormon) novelists. Winners will be announced at the 2011 Whitney Awards Gala on May 5th at the Provo Marriott, Provo, Utah.

Special congratulations go to our ANWA Members, Jenni James, Janette Rallison (also writing as C.J. Hill), and Theresa Sneed, for their inclusion among the Finalists.

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

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

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

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

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

Youth Fiction Speculative:
My Unfair Godmother by Janette Rallison
Shifting 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 & Popularity by Jenni James
Sean Griswold's Head by Lindsey Leavitt
With a Name like Love by Tess Hilmo


  1. So proud of all of the Whitney Finalists.

    And a special "Hip Hip Hurray" to all you wonderful ANWA sisters in the Whitney Finals!

  2. Congrats to everyone esp "our" sisters.

  3. Love and hopeful wishes to our ANWA sister finalists!!!


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