The Whitney Awards announced their 2015 finalists, including the finalists for its young adult fiction category and its speculative young adult fiction category. The Whitney Awards honor the best novels written by LDS, or Mormon, authors.
The finalists for the general young adult fiction category are Calvin by Martine Leavitt, Never Said by Carol Lynch Williams, The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West, Has To Be Love by Jolene Perry, and Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani.
The finalists for the speculative young adult fiction category are Firefight by Brandon Sanderson, Followed by Frost by Charlie N. Holmberg, This Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee, Airships of Camelot by Robison Wells, and A Thousand Faces by Janci Patterson.
Sponsored by LDStorymakers, the authors guild for the LDS market, the winners will be announced in a ceremony on May 7th in Utah. For more on the Whitney Awards, visit their website.