Hugo Awards

Book Review: Digger by Ursula Vernon

Title: Digger: The Complete Omnibus Author: Ursula Vernon Publisher: Sofawolf Press Format: Print (Softcover) Rating: 5 out of 5 Stories are living things. As they grow, so do the creators behind them. Most of the time, this change is imperceptible…

My 2012 Hugo Award Nominations

Today was the deadline for this year’s Hugo Award nominations, so I finally got down to work and submitted my ballot. I’m not sufficiently knowledgeable of the field to submit nominations in every category, but I also wanted to talk…

The Hugo Nominee Ballot, Part 2

This is a follow-up to my previous post about the Hugo nominees in various categories of fiction. Last time I discussed the short story, novelette, and John W. Campbell shortlists. Today, I’ll discuss the novella and novel shortlists. Best Novella…

Book Review: Among Others by Jo Walton

Title: Among Others Author: Jo Walton Publisher: Tor Books Rating: 3 out of 5 Format: eBook Note: Nominated for this year’s Hugo award for Best Novel Most of us feel miserable as teenagers, but we often don’t understand the depth…

The Hugo Nominee Ballot, Part 1

Yesterday was the deadline for voting on this year’s Hugo nominee ballot. I bought a copy of the Nominee Packet as soon as it became available in mid-May, and devoured the contents over the next few weeks, so I’m going…

Book Review: Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Title: Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse, Book #1) Author: James S.A. Corey (the pen name for Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck) Publisher: Orbit Rating: 3 out of 5 Format: eBook Note: Nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel Like any…

Book Review: Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord

Title: Redemption in Indigo Author: Karen Lord Publisher: Small Beer Press Rating: 5 out of 5 Format: eBook Note: Nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer This was one of several works that I read in…