2017 RT Reviewers' Choice Award Nominees — Inspirational, Mainstream and Young Adult

It's the most wonderful time of the year — awards season! We are thrilled and honored to present RT's Reviewers' Choice Awards Nominees for the best books genre fiction had to offer in 2017. We'll be celebrating the nominees across genres all week (and we'll honor the winner at the 2018 RT Booklovers Convention in Reno!). Here are the nominees for Mainstream Fiction, Inspirational and Young Adult. You can click through to read the reviews and revel in the awesomeness! 

Best Mainstream Novel

Emanuel Bergmann The TrickMeg Donohue Every Wild Heart
Victoria Fox The Silent FountainKristan Higgins On Second Thought
Beverly Jenkins	Chasing Down a Dream

Mainstream Fiction Best Protagonist

ReShonda Tate Billingsley Seeking Sarah
Brooke Green
Abby Fabiaschi I Liked My Life
Madeline Starling
Colleen Hoover Without Merit
Merit Voss
Taylor Jenkins Reid The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo
Evelyn Hugo
Tiffany Reisz The Night Mark
Faye Barlow

Inspirational Romance

Pepper D. Basham	The Thorn HealerKate Breslin High as the Heavens
Kathleen Fuller Written in LoveBethany Turner The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck
Roseanna M. White A Name Unknown

Inspirational Novel

Heidi Chiavaroli Freedom's RingKatie Ganshert Life After
Rachel Hauck The Writing DeskCynthia Ruchti A Fragile Hope
Catherine West The Memory of You

Inspirational Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Terri Blackstock If I'm FoundJoanna Davidson Politano Lady Jayne Disappears
Irene Hannon Dangerous IllusionsRonie Kendig Crown of Souls
Carrie Stuart Parks	Portrait of Vengeance

Young Adult Novel

JenniferMaggie Ann Martin The Big F
Karen M. McManus One of Us is LyingStephanie Kate Strohm	Prince in Disguise
Angie Thomas The Hate U GiveErin Watt When It's Real

YA Protagonist

Alys Arden The Romeo Catchers
Adele Le Moyne
Melanie Crowder	An Uninterrupted View of the Sky
Francisco Quispe Vargas
McCall Hoyle	The Thing with Feathers
Emilie Day
Mackenzi Lee The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtues
Henry “Monty” Montague
Martin Wilson We Now Return to Regular Life
Sam Walsh
Suzanne Young The Adjustment
Tatum Masterson

YA Fantasy

Renée Ahdieh	Flame in the MistKendare Blake One Dark Throne
Stephanie Garber CaravalSarah J. Maas A Court of Wings and Ruin
Nnedi Okorafor Akata WarriorMary Taranta Shimmer and Burn

YA Paranormal/Science Fiction Fantasy

PC Cast + Kristin Cast	LovedAmanda Hocking	Freeks
CC Hunter The Mortician's Daughter: One Foot in the GraveJessica Kapp Body Parts
Victoria Schwab	Our Dark Duet

Many congratulations to all the nominees! For more information on the Friday, May 18 RT Awards Ceremony in Reno, click here.