Nominees Announced for the Fourth Annual utopYA Awards

Utopia Announcements, utopYA Awards

UtopyaCon2015_Badge_Nominee_LARGEThe Nominees for the Fourth Annual utopYA Awards are listed below. They were chosen by an academy membership of their peers. On May 7th, who wins will be up to YOU. Public voting opens on May 7th. Subscribe to this blog (on the right-hand side of the blog web site page) to make sure you get the link to the voting site at that time.

Without further ado, the Nominees are…

Best Dystopian Book of the Year
Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year
Best Fantasy Book of the Year
Best Paranormal Book of the Year
Best Contemporary Book of the Year
Best Contemporary Book Cover
Best Supernatural Book Cover

Book Cover Model of the Year

Facebook pages provided for those models who had them:

Best Book Trailer
* view all nominated book trailers here, then vote for your favorite on May 7th!
Best Edited Book of the Year
Most Innovative Marketing
Best Contemporary Lead
Best Supernatural Hero/Shero
Best Supernatural Villain
Best Couple
Best Kiss
Best Bestie/Buddy
Best Book Hangover
Best Debut Novel
Best Book to Screen
Best Blog of the Year
Blogger of the Year
Best Companion Novella
Best Serial Series
Best Supernatural Series of the Year
Best Contemporary Series
  • The Rose Gardner Series by Denise Grover Swank

Book of the Year

  • The Law of Moses by Amy Harmon
UtopYA 2015 Themed Book of the Year – Time Travel
* This new category is to celebrate the theme of the 2015 utopYA conference that was chosen by the fans — Time Travel.
Utopian of the year
* This award celebrates the person in our community who embodies the values and tenets of utopYA — education, collaboration, inspiration — all year long.
  • Heather Hildenbrand

Author of the Year

  • Denise Grover Swank

Congratulations to all of the Nominees!!

Nominees — feel free to grab that nominee badge graphic at the top of this post for your purposes.

NOTE: Every attempt has been made to ensure the accuracy of the nominations, including publishing dates, spelling and category relevance. However, if something looks amiss, please email nominations[at] with your concern.