Announcing Nebula Award Nominees

The Science Fiction Writers of America have published their list of Nebula Award nominees for 2010. Nominees include example of are both traditional sci-fi and genre-blending, such as alternate history and paranormal romance. The winner will be announced on May 21, but until then, why not read a few and decide on your own favorite?
The Native Star by MK Hobson
In 1876, witch Emily Edwards is forced to run for her life when an enchanted artifact falls into her possession, and she teams up with a warlock from New York City to unlock the secret of the mysterious artifact.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by NK Jemisin
After Yeine Darr is summoned to the city of Sky and named heiress to the king of the Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, she is thrust into a fierce power struggle, and drawn ever closer to the secrets of her mother's death.

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
In a Jane Austen-inspired alternate universe, two sisters, one beautiful and the other skilled in the glamour arts, test the limits of their gifts on an unscrupulous suitor.

Echo by Jack McDevitt
Antiques dealer Alex Benedict and his assistant look for a stone tablet that may prove the existence of several forms of alien life, an investigation that sends them into the path of an assassin.
Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
Born into post-apocalyptic Africa to a mother who was raped after the slaughter of her entire tribe, Onyesonwu is tutored by a shaman and discovers that her magical destiny is to end the genocide of her people.

Blackout by Connie Willis
Stranded in the past during World War II, three researchers from the future investigate period behavior and seek each other out in a shared effort to return to their own time.

1 comment:

  1. great post, have you read any of last years winners?