Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest: Announcing the Finalists

Lynette Mong on May 23, 2011

Earlier this morning, we announced the six finalists vying for the 2011 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. Editors at Penguin have selected the six finalists--three in General Fiction, three in Young Adult Fiction--and now the fun part starts. We need your help deciding which entries should win.

Visit the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest page to read excerpts from the finalists, check out reviews from our expert panelists (including outstanding feedback from bestselling authors Lev Grossman and Gayle Forman), then vote for your favorite in General Fiction and Young Adult Fiction. Voting ends June 1.

The General Fiction finalists are:

And the Young Adult Fiction finalists are:

The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest winners will each receive a publishing contract with Penguin, which includes a $15,000 advance. We'll be announcing the winners on June 13, so check back to see if your favorite finalists made the cut!

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