Alumna LeAnn Neal Reilly's latest novel, The Last Stratiote, is a contestant in the Amazon.com Breakthrough Novel Award. Last week she learned that her novel made it into the quarterfinals, which means that it is in the top 5% of the 10,000 entries. Publishers Weekly is reviewing quarterfinalists now and semifinalists will be announced on .
Amazon has posted the quarterfinalists' excerpts and Vine reviews in the Kindle store for Amazon customers to read, rate, and review .
Ultimately, the finalists will be chosen by Amazon editors, but if you have a chance, read the excerpt and give a review!