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9 more books for the new year

by Paul

And here we go with the second tranche of new books for January: Emergence by C.J. Cherryh A station in a distant sector of space has been destroyed, and so Alpha Station is now crowded with refugees. The station itself cannot cope, so the refugees will have to be relocated to the planet surface. But […]

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Dragon Awards Shortlists

by Paul

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And there’s another new award on the block. It’s organised by DragonCon, which turns 30 this year, and which bills itself as the world’s largest “multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction & fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music & film”, which is a lot of focus, and which may be why there are […]

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Hugo Results

by Paul

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So the votes are in, and it was a bad day for the Puppies. Here are the winners: Best Novel The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu (trans Ken Liu) This only made the shortlist because Marko Kloos, who was on the original Puppies slate, withdrew. Best Novella No Award Best Novelette “The Day the […]

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More Hugo changes

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

After the withdrawal of Lines of Departure by Marko Kloos from the Novel category, and “Goodnight Stars” by Annie Bellet from the Short Story category, Sasquan has now announced the works that will take their place. The new book on the Best Novel ballot is The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu. The novel […]

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And another Hugo withdrawal.

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

Marko Kloos has withdrawn his novel Lines of Departure from the Hugo ballot. “To put it bluntly: if this nomination gives even the appearance that Vox Day or anyone else had a hand in giving it to me because of my perceived political leanings, I don’t want it. I want to be nominated for awards because […]

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Awards 2015: Hugo Awards

by Paul

Awards Categories: Awards

The shortlists for the Hugo Awards were announced on 4th April 2015. Best Novel Ancillary Sword, Ann Leckie (Orbit US/Orbit UK) The Dark Between the Stars, Kevin J. Anderson (Tor Books) The Goblin Emperor, Katherine Addison (Sarah Monette) (Tor Books) Lines of Departure, Marko Kloos (47North) Skin Game, Jim Butcher (Orbit UK/Roc Books) Best Novella […]

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