The Mystery Writers of America has announced the nominees for the 2013 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television. Awards will be presented to the winners on May 2 at the organization’s 67th gala banquet in New York City.
The categories include two awards for children’s books: Best Juvenile and Best Young Adult. For the complete list of nominees, including adult categories, click here.
Fake Mustache: Or, How Jodie O’Rodeo and Her Wonder Horse (and Some Nerdy Kid) Saved the U.S. Presidential Election from a Mad Genius Criminal Mastermind by Tom Angleberger (Abrams/Amulet)
13 Hangmen by Art Corriveau (Abrams/Amulet)
The Quick Fix by Jack D. Ferraiolo (Abrams/Amulet)
Spy School by Stuart Gibbs (Simon & Schuster)
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage (Dial)
Best Young Adult
Emily’s Dress and Other Missing Things by Kathryn Burak (Roaring Brook)
The Edge of Nowhere by Elizabeth George (Viking)
Crusher by Niall Leonard (Delacorte)
Amelia Anne Is Dead and Gone by Kat Rosenfield (Dutton)
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (Hyperion)