15 Top Locus Award Winners for 2012


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Need a good summer read — or two or three? Here’s a list of the best of the best, courtesy of the Locus Awards handed out last Saturday (June 29, 2013).

Science Fiction Novel: Redshirts, John Scalzi (Tor; Gollancz)

Fantasy Novel: The Apocalypse Codex, Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit UK)

First Novel: Throne of the Crescent Moon, Saladin Ahmed (DAW; Gollancz)

Young Adult Book: Railsea, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan)

Novella: After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall, Nancy Kress (Tachyon)

Novelette:The Girl-Thing Who Went Out for Sushi“, Pat Cadigan (Edge of Infinity)

Short Story: “Immersion”, Aliette de Bodard (Clarkesworld 6/12)

Anthology: Edge of Infinity, Jonathan Strahan, ed. (Solaris US; Solaris UK)

Collection: Shoggoths in Bloom, Elizabeth Bear (Prime)

Non-Fiction: Distrust That Particular Flavor, William Gibson (Putnam)

Art Book: Spectrum 19: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, Cathy Fenner & Arniw Fenner, eds. (Underwood)

Artist: Michael Whelan

Editor: Ellen Datlow

Magazine: Asimov’s

Publisher: Tor

If you’d like even more choices, see the Locus Award runners-up here on locusmag.com.

Happy reading!

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