Awards

20120619-140655.jpgCMT host Katie Cook, hosted the 2012 utopYA Awards on Saturday, July 7th.

We took a chainsaw to the velvet rope, and included the fans for this special night of celebrating the authors who rock our imaginations.

 

 

 

Best Sci-fi or Fantasy YA Book of the Year

Reveal (Cryptid Tales) by Brina Courtney
The Childe (The Childe Series, Book 1) by C.A. Kunz
Becoming (Daughters of Saraqael, Book One) by Raine Thomas
Here by Ella James

AND THE WINNER IS…Becoming (Daughters of Saraqael, Book One) by Raine Thomas

Best Dystopian YA Book of the Year

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Matched by Ally Condie
Prized (The Birthmarked Trilogy) by Caragh M. O’Brien

AND THE WINNER IS…Divergent by Veronica Roth

Best Paranormal Romance YA Book of the Year

Existence by Abbi Glines
Descended by Blood (Vampire Born Trilogy, #1) by Angeline Kace
Anew (The Archers of Avalon, Book One ) by Chelsea Fine
Dirty Blood by Heather Hildenbrand
Pyxis: The Discovery by K.C. Neal

AND THE WINNER IS…Existence by Abbi Glines

Best Book Cover

Anew (The Archers of Avalon)
Becoming (Daughters of Saraqael, Book One)
Descended by Blood (Vampire Born Trilogy)
The Childe Time Mends (Timber Wolves)

AND THE WINNER IS…Anew (The Archers of Avalon)

Best Book Trailer

Defy (Firstborn Trilogy Book One) by Raine Thomas, Trailer by Flatline-Films
Descended by Blood (Vampire Born Trilogy, Book One) by Angeline Kace, Published by Accendo Press
Hourglass by Myra McEntire, Trailer by COS Productions The Survivors: Our Love for Cole – Official Trailer (Point of Origin) by Amanda Havard

AND THE WINNER IS…Defy (Firstborn Trilogy Book One) by Raine Thomas, Trailer by Flatline-Films

Best Editing

Descended by Blood (Vampire Born Trilogy #1)
Pyxis: The Discovery Hourglass

AND THE WINNER IS…Descended by Blood (Vampire Born Trilogy #1)

Most Innovative Marketing

The Survivors Series by Amanda Havard
The Saving Angels Series by Tiffany King
Vampire Born Trilogy by Angeline Kace
Pyxis Series by K.C. Neal
Existence Series by Abbi Glines

AND THE WINNER IS…Existence Series by Abbi Glines

Best Villain

Jelena (Vampire Born Trilogy) by Angeline Kace
Miles (Dirty Blood) by Heather Hildenbrand
Jack (Hourglass) by Myra McEntire
Brennus (The Premonition Series) by Amy Bartol

AND THE WINNER IS…Brennus (The Premonition Series) by Amy Bartol

Best Couple

Pagan & Dank (Existence) by Abbi Glines
Brooke & Mirko (Descended by Blood) by Angeline Kace
Clary & Jace (Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
Scarlet & Tristan (The Archers of Avalon) by Chelsea Fine
Tara & Wes (Dirty Blood) by Heather Hildenbrand

AND THE WINNER IS…Pagan & Dank (Existence) by Abbi Glines

Best Kiss

Clary and Jace (The Mortal Instruments) by Cassandra Clare
Amber and Gabriel (Daughters of Saraqael) by Raine Thomas
Maggie and Caleb (Significance Series) by Shelly Crane

AND THE WINNER IS…Maggie and Caleb (Significance Series) by Shelly Crane

Break-Out Author of the Year

Angeline Kace
Chelsea Fine
M. Leighton
Shelly Crane

AND THE WINNER IS…Shelly Crane

Best Debut Novel

Descended by Blood by Angeline Kace
Hourglass by Myra McEntire
The Fallen Star by Jessica Sorensen
Inescapable by Amy Bartol
Stained by Ella James

AND THE WINNER IS…Inescapable by Amy Bartol

Best Paranormal YA Series of the Year

The Dark Gifts by Willow Cross
Daughters of Saraqael by Raine Thomas
The Grey Wolves Series by Quinn Loftis
Dirty Blood by Heather Hildrenbrand
Archers of Avalon by Chelsea Fine
The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare
Vampire Born Trilogy by Angeline Kace

AND THE WINNER IS…The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

Author of the Year

Abbi Glines
Raine Thomas
Myra McEntire
Cassandra Clare

AND THE WINNER IS…Abbi Glines