2) Becky Wallace for her unexpectedly gorgeous YA fantasy The Storyspinner.
3) Josephine Angelini for her captivating and heartfelt YA paranormal fantasy Trial by Fire.
4) Rachel Hartman for her intricate YA fantasy Seraphina.
5) R.C. Lewis for her kick-butt YA sci-fi fairytale retelling Stitching Snow.
6) Victoria Aveyard for her beautiful YA dystopian debut Red Queen.
8) Renee Ahdieh for her sumptuous YA historical fantasy romance The Wrath and the Dawn.
9) Nova Ren Suma for her incredibly stunning YA magical realism The Walls Around Us.
10) Cathy Lamb for her complex and insightful adult contemporary Such a Pretty Face.