Best General: Band of Sisters - I have already read and reviewed this book, which was excellent and well deserving (read my review here). Congratulations to Annette Lyon!
Best Historical: Trespass - I have not yet read this book by Sandra Grey, but will likely add this to my summer list.
Best Mystery/Suspense: Cold as Ice - Have not yet read this either; looks scary.
Best Romance: Cross My Heart - Cute book! You can read my review here.
Best Speculative: The Way of Kings - Haven't read this, but might give it a try. It looks like something my son would enjoy. This book also tied with another book (Mr. Monster) for novel of the year.
Best Youth - General: The Healing Spell - May have to check this out on behalf of my kids.
Best Youth - Speculative: Matched - This book is at the top of my summer to-read list. It was a NYTimes best seller and is on my book club list to read as well.
Best by a New Author: Paranormalacy - Looks so good!
Novel of the Year: Tie between The Way of the Kings (see above) and Mr. Monster - The cover on this book does not attract me . . . but I am considering it as a summer read.
Congrats to all the winners! I hope this list provides my readers with some great ideas for what to stock their Kindle or Nook with before heading out on vacation.
Scripture of the Day: Eccl. 3:1