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2017 Locus Award Finalists Posted at 2:33 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The finalists for the 2017 Locus Awards have been announced. Here they are for the novel categories:

Company Town The Medusa Chronicles Take Back the Sky Visitor Babylon's Ashes Death's End After Atlas Central Station The Underground Railroad Last Year

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

 

All the Birds in the Sky Summerlong City of Blades The Obelisk Gate Children of Earth and Sky The Wall of Storms The Last Days of New Paris The Winged Histories The Nightmare Stacks Necessity

Locus Fantasy Novel:

 

The Reader Waypoint Kangaroo The Star-Touched Queen The Girl From Everywhere Roses and Rot Ninefox Gambit Arabella of Mars Infomocracy Everfair Vigil

Locus First Novel:

 

Crooked Kingdom The Girl Who Drank the Moon Double Down Truthwitch Poisoned Blade Burning Midnight Goldenhand Revenger This Savage Song The Evil Wizard Smallbone

Locus Young Adult Book:

 

For the complete list of noms in all categories check out the official press release from Locus. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 23-25, 2017; Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony.  Our congratulations to all the nominees!

What do you think of these lists? Any surprises? Any favorites?  How do you like the expanded 10 noms per category?

2016 Locus Awards Winners Posted at 6:47 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the winners for the 2016 Locus Awards on Saturday, June 25, 2016 during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA.  The winners are:

Ancillary Mercy

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

Uprooted

Locus Fantasy Novel:

The Grace of Kings

Locus First Novel:

The Shepherd's Crown

Locus Young Adult Book:

For the complete list of winners in all categories check out the official press release from Locus.  Our congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

What do you think of these picks? Did your favorites win?

2016 Locus Award Finalists Posted at 6:38 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The finalists for the 2016 Locus Awards have been announced. Here they are for the novel categories:

The Water Knife Ancillary Mercy Aurora Seveneves A Borrowed Man

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

 

Karen Memory The House of Shattered Wings Wylding Hall The Fifth Season Uprooted

Locus Fantasy Novel:

 

Sorcerer to the Crown The Grace of Kings Signal to Noise The Watchmaker of Filigree Street The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps

Locus First Novel:

 

Half a War Half the World Harrison Squared Shadowshaper The Shepherd's Crown

Locus Young Adult Book:

 

For the complete list of noms in all categories check out the official press release from Locus. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2016; Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony. Our congratulations to all the nominees!

What do you think of these lists? Any surprises? Any favorites?

2015 Locus Awards Winners Posted at 5:59 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the winners for the 2015 Locus Awards on Saturday, June 27, 2015 during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA.  The winners are:

Ancillary Sword

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

The Goblin Emperor

Locus Fantasy Novel:

The Memory Garden

Locus First Novel:

Half a King

Locus Young Adult Book:

For the complete list of winners in all categories check out the official press release from Locus.  Our congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

What do you think of these picks? Did your favorites win?  Did you noticed that 3 of the 4 novel categories were won by women?

2015 Locus Award Finalists Posted at 8:40 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post

The nominees for the 2015 Locus Awards have been announced. Here they are for the novel categories:

The Peripheral Ancillary Sword The Three-Body Problem Lock In Annihilation

Locus Science Fiction Novel:

 

The Goblin Emperor Steles of the Sky City of Stairs The Magician's Land The Mirror Empire

Locus Fantasy Novel:

 

Elysium A Darkling Sea The Clockwork Dagger The Memory Garden The Emperor's Blades

Locus First Novel:

 

Half a King The Doubt Factory Waistcoats & Weaponry Empress of the Sun Clariel

Locus Young Adult Book:

For the complete list of noms in all categories check out the official press release from Locus.  Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 26-28, 2015; Connie Willis will MC the awards ceremony. Our congratulations to all the nominees!

What do you think of these lists? Any surprises?  Any favorites?

2014 Locus Award Winners! Posted at 5:28 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

Abaddon's Gate The Ocean at the End of the Lane The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

The 2014 Locus Award Winners have been announced! They are:

Locus Science Fiction

Locus Fantasy

Locus Young Adult

See the complete list of winners in all categories in the official press release.

Our congrats to the winners and nominees.  It was a very nice lineup.  What do you think of these winners? Anything you’d have done differently?

2014 Locus Award Finalists Posted at 3:31 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

Madd Addam Abaddon's Gate The Best of All Possible Worlds Shaman Neptune's Brood The Ocean at the End of the Lane NOS4A2 River of Stars Doctor Sleep The Republic of Thieves Zombie Baseball Beatdown The Coldest Girl in Coldtown Homeland The Summer Prince The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two

The 2014 Locus Award Finalists have been announced. The nominees are:

Locus Science Fiction

Locus Fantasy

Locus Young Adult

See the complete list of all categories in the official press release.

I have to say this one looks like a pretty good list overall.  I like that Stephen King and his son, Joe Hill, are battling for another award:  NOS4A2 and Doctor Sleep are also nominees for the 2013 Stoker.

2013 Locus Award Winners Announced Posted at 5:54 PM by Rico Simpkins

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Redshirts:  A Novel with Three Codas The Apocalypse Codex
Railsea Throne of the Crescent Moon

Locus Magazine has announced the winners of the 2013 Locus Awards. The winners in the novel categories are:

The complete list of all categories is available on the Locus web site. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees! So what do you think of the results?

The 2013 Locus Award Nominees! Posted at 8:22 PM by Dave Post

Dave Post

Locus has announced the nominees for the 2013 Locus Awards. The winners will be announced at the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle, Washington with Master of Ceremonies, Connie Willis. The finalists in the novel categories are:

The Hydrogen Sonata  Captain Vorpatril's Alliance Caliban's War 2312 Red Shirts

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL

 

The Killing Moon The Drowning Girl Glamour in Glass Hide Me Among the Graves The Apocalypse Codex

FANTASY NOVEL

 

The Drowned Cities Pirate Cinema Railsea Dodger The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There

YOUNG ADULT NOVEL

 

Throne of the Crescent Moon vN Seraphina The Games Alif the Unseen

FIRST NOVEL

 

Visit Locus Online for the official press release and the complete list of finalists in all categories. Congrats to all the finalists and best of luck in June!

2012 Locus Award Winners Announced Posted at 10:31 AM by Dave Post

Dave Post
Embassytown A Dance with Dragons
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making The Night Circus

Locus Magazine has announced the winners of the 2012 Locus Awards. The winners in the novel categories are:

The complete list of all categories is available on the Locus web site. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees! So what do you think of the results?