“The Auschwitz Escape” nominated for GoodReads Choice Award for “Best Historical Fiction of 2014.” Learn more. Vote here.

GoodReads-logoauschwitzescape-smallYesterday, Lynn and I learned that The Auschwitz Escape has been nominated for the GoodReads 2014 Choice Awards in the category of “Best Historical Fiction of 2014.”

These are the only major annual book awards that is based on how readers’ themselves vote.

We are excited and deeply honored to see our book nominated. And we are so grateful for everyone who has already voted for The Auschwitz Escape.

There are a range of different categories of nominated books. Please browse through all of them and vote for your favorites, whatever they are. To see the Historical Fiction Category, please click here. Use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and other social media to let friends know about the awards and get them involved, as well.

Already, more than 800,000 people have participated in the first few days of voting — hope you will, too!

Here are more details about the awards from GoodReads:

All year you’ve been devouring books and rating them on Goodreads. Some of your favorite authors have released new blockbusters. Some quiet debuts have become smash hits. And now it’s all reflected in the nominations for the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards—the only major book awards decided by readers!

How did we arrive at the 15 different nominees in 20 categories ranging from Fiction to Fantasy to Food & Cookbooks to Young Adult Fiction? Lots and lots of numbers! Instead of relying on experts or judges, we analyzed statistics from the 275 million books added, rated, and reviewed on Goodreads in 2014.

We’re so excited to congratulate all of the nominees! There are some epic match-ups in this year’s list….

You have three chances to vote. The Opening Round lasts until November 8. Vote now to make sure your favorite books make it into the Semifinals (November 10 – 15) and Finals (November 17 – 24).

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