ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year FinalistsForeWord Reviews just announced the finalists in their 2009 Book of the Year Awards. There are some books by friends in the mystery category, including Jump by Tim Maleeny and Tower by Ken Bruen & Reed Farrel Coleman.
There's also a title by yours truly called The Big Wake-Up.
Check out the full list of finalists here. Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners will be determined by a panel of librarians and booksellers selected from the magazine's readership in time for BookExpo America.