Scribe Award Finalists

The International Association of Media Tie-In Writers (IAMTW) has announced nominees for the third annual Scribe Awards, honoring excellence in licensed tie-in writing for books published in 2008. Winners will be announced at a ceremony July 2009 at Comic-Con International in San Diego CA. The genre-related nominees are:

Best General Novel: Adapted

The X-Files: I Want to Believe, Max Allan Collins (HarperCollins)
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, James Rollins (Del Rey)

Best Speculative Fiction Novel: Original

Ghost Whisperer: Revenge, Doranna Durgin (Pocket Star)
Ravenloft: The Covenant, Heaven’s Bones, Samantha Henderson (Wizards of the Coast)
Stargate SG-1: Hydra, Holly Scott & Jaime Duncan (Fandemonium)
Star Trek: Terok Nor: Day of the Vipers, James Swallow (Pocket)

Best Speculative Fiction Novel: Adapted

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Greg Cox (Pocket Star)
The Mutant Chronicles, Matt Forbeck (Del Rey)
Hellboy II: The Golden Army, Bob Greenberger (Dark Horse)
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Wild Space, Karen Miller (Del Rey)

Best Young Adult Novel: Original

Doctor Who: The Eyeless, Lance Parkin (Random House UK)
Primeval: Shadow of the Jaguar, Steven Savile (Titan Books)

Best Young Adult Novel: Adapted

The Dark Knight: The Junior Novel, Stacia Deutsch & Rhody Cohon (HarperFestival)
Iron Man: The Junior Novel, Stephen D. Sullivan (HarperFestival)
Journey to the Center of the Earth 3D, Tracey West (Price Stern Sloan)

Best Game-Related Novel: Original (Special Scribe Award)

Eberron: The Doom of Kings, Don Bassingthwaite (Wizards of the Coast)
Eberron: The Inquisitives: The Darkwood Mask, Jeff LaSala (Wizards of the Coast)
Warhammer: Elfslayer, Nathan Long (Games Workshop)
Dragonlance: Death March, Jean Rabe (Wizards of the Coast)

Best Game-Related Novel: Adapted (Special Scribe Award)

The Mutant Chronicles, Matt Forbeck (Del Rey)
World of Warcraft: Beyond the Dark Portal, Aaron Rosenberg & Christie Golden (Pocket Star)

For a complete list of nominees, see the IAMTW website

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