Tag: science fiction/fantasy

2018 Nebula Award Winners Announced

2018 Nebula Award Winners Announced

A day before many fantasy fans took a break from reading to catch a beloved series end its epic reign on television, the Nebula Awards® were presented at the fifty-fourth Annual 2019 SFWA Nebula Conference in Woodland Hills, California. We are so pleased to see a smart, forward-thinking alternate history, penned by the very talented […]

2019 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

2019 Hugo Award Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards were announced this Tuesday, April 2. Who will win the prestigious sf/fantasy-devoted literary award this year? Members of the World Science Fiction Society begin voting later this month. All winners will be recognized during a ceremony at the annual Worldcon on August 18 in Dublin, Ireland. Below are […]

2018 Nebula Award Finalists Announced

2018 Nebula Award Finalists Announced

Early Wednesday morning, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) announced the finalists for the 2018 Nebula Awards®. The awards, which celebrate the very best in science fiction and fantasy writing, have been given every year since 1965. Categories for the awards include novel, novella, novelette, short story, and game writing. In addition to the Nebulas, […]

2018 World Fantasy Award Winners Announced

2018 World Fantasy Award Winners Announced

The 2018 World Fantasy Convention was held in Baltimore, Maryland over the weekend, where the winners of the World Fantasy Awards were announced. This year’s awards were marked by a tie in the novel category. Winners are listed below, linked to their Booklist review when available: Novel The Changeling, by Victor LaValle (tie) Jade City, by Fonda Lee […]

Book Trailer Thursday: THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE UNIVERSE

From UK author Lauren James (The Next Together series) comes a new intergalactic romantic thriller, The Loneliest Girl in the Universe. Published in the UK in September 2017 by Walker Books, The Loneliest Girl arrives in the US from HarperTeen next month. Sixteen-year old Romy, the orphaned daughter of two astronauts and the sole survivor […]

Words Are What Matter: Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin
By January 25, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Words Are What Matter: Remembering Ursula K. Le Guin

  “Words are what matter,” Ursula K. Le Guin once wrote, “the sharing of words.” The redoubtable author, who died on January 22 at the age of 88, was as good as her, well, word, sharing legions of them with her readers over the course of a career that spanned six decades. (Her first story was […]

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So Many Sequels, So Little Time

So Many Sequels, So Little Time

Lynn: Regular readers know I’m a big fan of fantasy and science fiction. I’m so excited because I recently received new volumes from several of my favorite series. I’ve been begging for them for ages, but suddenly I have a dilemma: I desperately want to reread the first volume in these series before I jump feet first […]

More Gods and Legends for Neil Gaiman Fans

More Gods and Legends for Neil Gaiman Fans

Between his newest bestseller Norse Mythology and the recent premier of the American Gods TV series on STARZ, fans of Neil Gaiman are having a field day. Help his devoted readers keep their love for epic lore alive by recommending these other mythical tales.    Achilles, by Elizabeth Cook An Arrow’s Flight, by Mark Merlis The Centaur, by […]

Eight Space Operas Written by Women

Eight Space Operas Written by Women

This month’s SF/fantasy and horror-centric Booklist features a Core Collection of space operas—none of them written by women. Not to fear! There are enough awesome, women-penned space operas to send you to Naboo and back at least three times. Here are eight of them, with links to their Booklist reviews when available: Ancillary Justice, by Ann […]

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2016: Year of the Wolf?
By August 3, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

2016: Year of the Wolf?

Recently, our office has been abuzz with title trends—once you notice one, you just can’t stop. This week, we saw a heavy batch of titles with the world “wolf” in them land on our desks. After glancing through our records, however, I learned that roughly 20 to 30 wolf books are published every year; there were 22 in 2016, listed below. The wolf, a […]

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