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2013 Hugo Awards
Nevena Georgieva
Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 3:17 PM
Joined: 2/9/2012
Posts: 438


The nominations for the 2013 Hugo Awards, science fiction’s highest honor, were announced on March 30th. 

Which novel are you rooting for?! Have you read any of the books nominated for best novel?

Best Novel Nominations:

2312, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)

Blackout, Mira Grant (Orbit)

Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance, Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen)

Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, John Scalzi (Tor)

Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed (DAW)

Here's a link to all award categories and the nominations in each: http://www.thehugoawards.org/hugo-history/2013-hugo-awards/

Nevena Georgieva
Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 3:22 PM
Joined: 2/9/2012
Posts: 438


Oh, and personally, I really want to read Throne of the Crescent Moon!
Timothy Maguire
Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 7:10 PM
Joined: 8/13/2011
Posts: 272


Well, the only one I've read is Redshirts and I thought it was both spectacularly original and interesting, so I'd have to vote for it. However, that said, it's hard not to imagine Captain Vorpatril's Alliance being solid, so it's tough to call.
Stephen Sackleigh
Posted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013 4:17 PM
Joined: 4/30/2013
Posts: 1


I've recently read and enjoyed 2312 and found it thoroughly absorbing starting from the description of the precarious life on the surface of fiery Mercury. It's a 550 page novel with tremendous descriptive passages. It would certainly get my vote.
 

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