The nominations for the UtopYA 2014 Awards were just announced!
Under Different Stars was nominated for a whopping 9 awards this year!
(I know, it's sort of ridiculous, right? Who gets that lucky?
I keep asking myself, "Whose life is this?" It's becoming a mantra.)
Here's what it looked like in my room when I heard the news!
Voting is open to the public until May 16, 2014!
YOU CAN VOTE NOW!!!!!!
FOR A LINK TO THE UTOPYA 2014 AWARDS BALLOT
for your chance to vote for your favorite authors, bloggers, designers, publishers, marketers, and uber fan!
Listed below are the award categories Under Different Stars is nominated in this year:
#2 - Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year - Under Different Stars
#7 - Best Supernatural Book Cover - Under Different Stars - (REGINA WAMBA of Mae I Design <--she's completely amazing. Here's a link to her FB page!)
*I also want to note that the cover photograph was shot by AARON DRAPER
#10 - Best Edited Book of the Year - Under Different Stars - (GLORIA LUTZ of my freaking mom!!! I also want to note that Tamar Rydzinski was a co editor for this book as well.)
(I couldn't be more thrilled about this one. This will be me in the audience when I hear them announce my mom's name as a nominee:)
(Good luck, Mom!)
#13 - Best Supernatural Hero/ Shero - Kricket Hollowell
#14 - Best Villain - Kyon Ensin
#18 - Best Book Hangover - Under Different Stars
#25 - Best Supernatural Series of the Year - Under Different Stars
#27 - Book of the Year - Under Different Stars
#30 - Author of the Year - Amy A. Bartol
Can you believe that? It's insane!!!
Please vote HERE now for your favorites in all 30 categories. Thank you!!!
I also want to thank UtopYa Con organizers and staff for this amazing honor and my peers for your generous nominations. It means the world to me. I'm grateful. Good luck to all the nominees.