Vote in the Preliminary Round of the YA Book Genre Battle

Paperback edition coming Feb. 14.

By Cynthia Leitich Smith

Vote for the paranormal novel Blessed by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick/Walker Books) and your other favorites of 2011 in the preliminary round of the YA Book Genre Battle, hosted by Most Important Letter!

You can vote for as many as you like and nominate additional books.

Categories include:

  • contemporary
  • paranormal
  • dystopian/post-apocalyptic
  • science fiction
  • mythology
  • fantasy 
  • mystery

Vote, volunteer, and/or nominate! Scroll to the end of the post to vote (above that, you can volunteer to help out, if you’d like to do so).

Deadline: Jan. 11.

Cynsational Notes

Cynsations reporter Lena Coakley‘s Witchlanders (Atheneum, 2011) also is a nominee in the paranormal category.

Thanks to everyone who helped make the electronic release of the short story, “Haunted Love,” by Cynthia Leitich Smith (Candlewick, 2011) a Books on Board bestseller!

Cynthia Leitich Smith: Back Again with Another Bestseller by from Kids’ Ebook Bestsellers. Interview focuses on e-publishing, marketing, audience, and tech v. print accessibility issues for young readers.

“Haunted Love” is now available from Candlewick Press for free download via major online retailers. The story features new characters but is set in the Tantalize series universe.