Saturday, July 5, 2014

UtopYA Con: The Awards

This was my first year attending UtopYA but I was rather curious about the Awards, it's like a mini MTV Awards that you see on TV but a lot smaller and more focused on books, the authors, the editors, photographers, categories/genre of the books, and the cover models!


Inside the Awards

The Models & Katie Cook

Yes there were some dancing involve but I do not dance
Recap on UtopYA Awards Winners!


Best Dystopian Book of the Year ~  
Red Hill by Jamie McGuire
 Red Hill

Best Sci-Fi Book of the Year ~  
Under Different Stars by Amy A. Bartol
Under Different Stars (Kricket, #1)

Best Fantasy Book of the Year ~ 
Rapture by Quinn Loftis
 Rapture (The Elfin, #2)

Best Paranormal Book of the Year ~ White Hot Kiss by Jennifer L. Armentrout
White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements, #1)

Best Contemporary Book of the Year ~  
Crash Into You by Katie McGarry 

Crash into You (Pushing the Limits, #3)

Best Contemporary Book Cover ~  
Into the Deep by Samantha Young
 Into the Deep (Into the Deep, #1)
Best Supernatural Book Cover ~  
Under Different Stars by Amy A. Bartol
Book Cover Model of the Year ~  
Jesse Daniels


Most Innovative Marketing ~   
Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

Maybe Someday

Best Contemporary Lead ~  
Cameron Hamilton – Trust in Me by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Trust in Me (Wait for You, #1.5)

Best Supernatural Hero/Shero ~  
Tristan Knight – Soul Savers series by Kristie Cook

Promise (Soul Savers, #1)

Best Supernatural Villain ~  
Cameron – Cinder by Jessica Sorensen

 Cinder (Death Collectors, #2)

Best Couple ~ 
Daemon & Kat – Lux series by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Opal (Lux, #3)

Best Kiss ~ 
Skyla & Gage – Celestra Forever by Addison Moore

Celestra Forever After (Celestra Forever After, #1)

Best Bestie/Buddy ~   
Elora – Rapture by Quinn Loftis

Best Book Hangover ~ Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

 Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices, #3)

Best Debut Novel ~   
Lucky Number Four by Amanda Jason

 Lucky Number Four

Best Book to Screen ~    
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

 Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)

Best Blog of the Year ~   
My Book Addiction

Blogger of the Year ~ 
Toni Lesatz – My Book Addiction


Best Serial Series ~ 
 
Starwalkers by Julia Crane & Lizzy Ford

Severed (Starwalkers Serial #1)

Best Contemporary Series ~ Sea Breeze by Abbi Glines

Breathe (Sea Breeze, #1) 
Fan of the Year ~  
Tammie Ross Zimmerman
Utopian of the year ~   
Raine Thomas

Raine Thomas and Me
Author of the Year ~  Jennifer L. Armentrout



Adam Kunz was kind enough to accept the awards for Jennifer L Armentrout's behalf since she wasn't able to be there herself. He rocked the stage with multiple awards acceptance and wore the Owl hat.
This was copied off JLA's FB page, I do not own this picture

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