Friday, January 17, 2014

2014 Nominees for the Edgar Allen Poe Awards

Mystery Writers of American have just announced the nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allen Poe Awards. As per usual, this includes an an impressive list of mysteries for juvenile fiction and young adult fiction. In those categories the nominees are:

BEST JUVENILE
Strike Three, You're Dead by Josh Berk (Random House Children's Books – Alfred A. Knopf BFYR)

Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne (Penguin Young Readers Group – Dial)

P.K. Pinkerton and the Petrified Man by Caroline Lawrence
(Penguin Young Readers Group – Putnam Juvenile)

Lockwood & Co.: The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
(Disney Publishing Worldwide – Disney-Hyperion)

One Came Home by Amy Timberlake (Random House Children's Books – Alfred A. Knopf BFYR)


BEST YOUNG ADULT
All the Truth That's In Me by Julie Berry
(Penguin Young Readers Group – Viking Juvenile)

Far Far Away by Tom McNeal (Random House Children's Books – Alfred A. Knopf BFYR)

Criminal by Terra Elan McVoy (Simon & Schuster – Simon Pulse)

How to Lead a Life of Crime by Kirsten Miller
(Penguin Young Readers Group – Razorbill)

Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher (Hachette Book Group – Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

The Edgar Awards are celebrating the 205th anniversary of Edgar Allen Poe's birth. These awards exist to honour the very best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television published or produced over the previous year.
The Edgar Award winners for 2014 will be presented at a banquet on Thursday the 1st of May, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, following a symposium on Wednesday, 30 April.
Best of luck to all!

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