Library Journal‘s genre spotlight on SF/Fantasy has so much Macmillan goodness, it’s out of this world! A MULTIPLICITY OF CHARACTERS September marks the publication of James Tiptree Jr. Literary Award–winning short story writer Nisi Shawl’s highly anticipated first novel, EVERFAIR, a steampunk alternate history set in the Belgian Congo. “It’s as diverse in about as […]
- AMONG OTHERS, Jo Walton's magical semi-memoir and one of my 2011 Book Club Picks with a Touch of Magic, is a finalist for the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel! And yes, it is also a finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Novel! Are you convinced, yet?!
See all of the 2012 Hugo Award finalists on Tor.com.
- One of our favorite librarian book bloggers, the lovely Lesa Holstine, spent a very full, magical day with our favorite international men of mystery (writing), Brad Parks!
"Brad told us libraries meant a lot to him as a kid. He wasn't the best student, but he always had a library card."
Happy Fat Tuesday, librarians!
We wish you many pancakes and much mischief on this day.
- If you're Philadelphia-bound next month for the Public Library Association Conference (PLA), we posted our full schedule of events under Conference Info. RSVP to the author events now!
- Malice Domestic has announced the 2011 Agatha Award nominees and there are some excellent titles that made their list. Take a look!
- The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America have also announced a list of nominees, in their case for the 2011 Nebula Awards! I am particularly excited to see Jo Walton's AMONG OTHERS nominated for Best Novel. See the full list here!
And while I have the attention of all the Tor readers out there (a.k.a. my kindred spirits), let's whoop and holler for all the fan-freaking-tastic nominees for the 2010 Nebula Award!
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the following nominees for exceptional Science Fiction and Fantasy writing:
"Ponies", Kij Johnson (Tor.com 1/17/10)
SHADES OF MILK AND HONEY, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
Andre Norton Award for YA Science Fiction and Fantasy:
THE BOY FROM ILYSIES, Pearl North (Tor Teen) [...]