Diversity and Quality | 2015 Nebula Award Nominations

Since 1966, the Nebula Awards have recognized the best works of science fiction and fantasy published in the United States as selected by members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). This week the organization announced its nominees for the 50th Annual Nebula Awards, the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book.

Updraft by Fran Wilde | LJ Review

Wilde, Fran. Updraft. Tor. Sept. 2015. ISBN 9780765377838. $25.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466858206. SF On the eve of the wing test that will finally allow her to take her place alongside her mother as a trader between the towers, Kirit Densira breaks tower law and attracts a skymouth. In a panic, she finds an unexpected skill: her voice […]

First Novelists Clegg, Foroutan, Islam, Jaffe, Samuel, & Others | Debut Fiction, July 2015

Readers will be transfixed by Clegg’s stellar language and storytelling; Islam merges fascinating narrative, honest characters, and the rich history and culture of Bangladesh; Samuel stuns with a heart-stopping narrative

Wilde’s Debut of the Month, Garrison, Hobb, New Series Lineup | SF/Fantasy Reviews, July 2015

Readers will be anxious to revisit Wilde’s world; Garrison debuts an engaging and quick-moving story of love, revenge, and justice; Hobb returns with a new adventure starring one of the most touching friendships in fantasy fiction