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10 Major Awards for Fantasy Literature

Compilation of fantasy and science fiction award (or awarding society) logos

If you like fantasy books, you’ve probably seen stickers or announcements highlighting the fact that a particular book has won a Hugo, a World Fantasy Award or another prestigious fantasy and science fiction prize. 2,139 more words


2 Gold Medals and a Silver at 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Northern Rhone-style (Nord) or Southern-Rhone style (Sud), it doesn’t matter. They are both Gold medal winners! 2015 Locus Nord and 2015 Locus Sud were both crowned Gold medal winners at the 2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition in their categories, Syrah Dominant Blends and Grenache Dominant Bends, respectively. 154 more words


Locus Awards

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced winners in each category of the 2017 Locus Awards. 98 more words


2017 (Scifi) Reading Resolutions - Update

This year, one of my reading goals included a dive into the science fiction Locus Award list, from 1978 to 2016.

Progress so far: 

  • 1985    The Integral Trees by Larry Niven ★★☆☆☆
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[Free eBook] Kushiel's Dart by Jacqueline Carey [Award-Winning Fantasy]

Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey, is the 1st novel of the Phèdre Trilogy in her Kushiel’s Legacy universe of plotty political high fantasy with sensual themes, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Tor Books. 366 more words

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Joe Hill Wins a Locus Award for ‘The Fireman’; Paul Tremblay Grabs a Nom and Tor Tears it Up!

The Locus Award winners were announced over the weekend, and there are some extremely talented genre writers that were rightfully acknowledged with nominations, and in the case of Joe Hill, an official win! 965 more words


[Free eBook] Old Man's War by John Scalzi [Military Science Fiction]

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi, is the 1st novel in his Old Man’s War series of military science fiction space operas, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Tor Books. 285 more words

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