Apr 1
2008

Locus Bestsellers – April

Congratulations to Jim Butcher, with Captain’s Fury (Codex Alera, Book 4) remaining on the list a second month, now at #4 in the hardcover category.

And kudos to Elizabeth Bear. Her novel, Dust, is at #4 in the mass market category!

Mar 21
2008

2008 Hugo nominations

The Hugo nominees are listed on Denvention’s website: http://www.denvention.org/hugos/08hugonomlist.php

Many congratulations to Elizabeth Bear in the short story category for “Tidelines” (Asimov’s June 2007) and to all the other talented writers represented on this list.

Feb 5
2008

Locus Recommended Reading List 2007

Elizabeth Bear seems to have done quite well in 2007:

Jay Lake gets props for:

Also, Ekaterina Sedia in:

Feb 1
2008

review for Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette from SF Site

Elizabeth Bear and Sarah Monette, with a degree of apparent effortlessness that is astonishing, have pulled off not one but several very difficult things in A Companion to Wolves.

The first, and by no means the least, is the sometimes vexed collaboration issue. I have read co-authored books in which I could have chopped out and parceled into neat little piles the bits that belonged to the various authors because the voices simply never gelled enough to produce perfect seamlessness. Here, it just doesn’t even matter. It flows. The two authors work as one; it’s not so much cooperation as a symbiosis. A job very well done.

The second is the worldbuilding….The storyline is gripping… the writing is exquisite, and the book is destined to be a classic of its kind.

Read the whole review.

Jan 28
2008

American Library Association Reading List

The American Library Association’s first Reading List Awards (winners as DOC link) for genre fiction includes the following finalists:

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