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The 2013 Hugo Awards

This year is the first year I have signed up to nominate and vote for the Hugo Awards. I’ve considered it a few times, but I always felt like I’d never read enough from a given year to vote. Thanks in part to an article encouraging fans to vote for the Hugo Awards written by Renay from Lady Business, I started to think about it more seriously, especially after reading this part: I’ve definitely hesitated to even think about voting […]

Giveaway Winners, Hugo Awards, and National Buy a Book Day

The giveaway winners for Containment by Christian Cantrell have been selected and contacted. The winners are: Elise Ben Renee Congratulations and I hope you each enjoy the book! The 2012 Hugo Award winners were announced Sunday night. Best Novel went to Among Others by Jo Walton and Game of Thrones took Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form. I was especially pleased to see the wonderful blog SF Signal won Best Fanzine. A complete list of the winners along with a few […]

Hugo Awards 2012: The Year of the Book Blogger?

Lately you may have begun to see a lot of suggestions that SFF book bloggers be considered for Hugo Awards in the categories Best Fanzine and Best Fan Writer. It’s an interesting discussion, and I personally would love to see some of my favorite book bloggers recognized for their hard work in writing about authors and books. At this point, most of my reading recommendations come from the various book bloggers I follow. I don’t know what I ever did […]

Spin by Robert Charles Wilson Guest Review of Spin by Robert Charles Wilson

Spin, the first book in an eponymous trilogy by Robert Charles Wilson, was published in 2005 and won the Hugo award for best novel shortly thereafter.  The second book in the series, Axis, came out in 2007 and the final book, Vortex, is scheduled to be released in May of this year.  My understanding is that this is a very good thing as I’ve read that Axis suffers from a strong case of middle book syndrome and Spin, despite some […]

2010 Hugo Awards

The winners of the 2010 Hugo Awards have been announced: Best Novel: TIE: The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK); The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade) Best Novella: “Palimpsest”, Charles Stross (Wireless; Ace, Orbit) Best Novelette: “The Island”, Peter Watts (The New Space Opera 2; Eos) Best Short Story: “Bridesicle”, Will McIntosh (Asimov’s 1/09) Best Related Book: This is Me, Jack Vance! (Or, More Properly, This is “I”), Jack Vance (Subterranean) Best Graphic Story: Girl […]

2010 Hugo Award Nominees

The 2010 Hugo Award nominees were announced today. Best Novel Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor) The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK) Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America, Robert Charles Wilson (Tor) Palimpsest, Catherynne M. Valente (Bantam Spectra) Wake, Robert J. Sawyer (Ace; Penguin; Gollancz; Analog) The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade) Best Novella “Act One”, Nancy Kress (Asimov’s 3/09) The God Engines, John Scalzi (Subterranean) “Palimpsest”, Charles Stross (Wireless) Shambling Towards Hiroshima, James Morrow […]