Tag Archive: Shirley Jackson Awards

May 08

Week 18: More effing awards – but seriously I love them – and two books I liked but didn’t love

Books Read The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan The Night Clocks by Paul Meloy The Reflection by Hugo Wilcken Currently Reading  In the Skin of a Monster by Kathryn Barker (1) This week my review of Tade Thompson’s award-winning and fantastic début novel, Making Wolf, was published on the Strange Horizons’ website.  Here’s a quote from my …

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Jul 13

And the winner of the Shirley Jackson Award for best novel is…

… Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer. While I’ve still only read two of the nominees on the ballot (I’ll be reading the other four sometime in August) I’m going to take a punt and say that this is was the correct choice from the judges.  The entire Southern Reach trilogy is fantastic, but Annihilation is a masterpiece …

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Apr 25

The Shirley Jackson Awards

As usual I’m late to the party, but the Shirley Jackson Award nominees were announced a few days ago.  The full list is here. Because this is a juried award, I take great interest in categories like Best Novel.  Essentially I see it as a potential reading list.  Of the 6 books announced, I own …

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