Tag Archive: Ann Leckie

May 05

The Locus Award Nominees Have Been Announced

I’ve been hanging out for the announcement of the Locus Award nominees.  This Award has always been an excellent snapshot of the state of (mostly) American SF&F and because my tastes have clearly drifted away from core genre, I’m curious to see how I react to the 20 novels listed below (or at least the …

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Apr 06

Hugo Award Novel Shortlist

If you regularly read this blog and have no idea that the Hugo Award nominees were announced to some controversy then you’re a unique sort of person.  Well done! The full list of the nominees can be found here.  If you’re interested in commentary on the Sad and Rabid Puppy shenanigans then check out this …

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Apr 06

And the winner of the BSFA Award for Best Novel is…

Ancilliary Sword by Ann Leckie. This is unlikely to be the last time we see Ann Leckie win the best novel award.  I’ve yet to read it, but I’ve started (for my sins) on the Hugo Award finalists so expect a review in the next four weeks. Congrats to Ann and the other BSFA winner (who …

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Feb 21

Nebula Award Novel Shortlist

The Nebula Award nominees have been announced (click on the link for the full list).  For the novel category, this is what the SFWA members chose: The Goblin Emperor, Katherine Addison (Tor) Trial by Fire, Charles E. Gannon (Baen) Ancillary Sword, Ann Leckie (Orbit US; Orbit UK) The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu ( ), translated …

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Jan 23

My Hugo Nominees For Best Novel

January is here and people are talking about their Hugo nominations. As has become tradition I’m going to make a half assed attempt to tell you what I’ll be nominating. I’ll even have a wild crack at predicting who will actually appear on the ballot. By the way, anyone else not yet received their Hugo …

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Nov 17

Book Review: Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Stolen from Goodreads (and probably the back of the novel) On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest. Breq is both more than she seems and less than she was. Years ago, she was the Justice of Toren–a colossal starship with an artificial intelligence linking thousands of …

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