Hugos

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…