Apr 20
2020

Network Effect featured on the May 2020 Indie Next List

Network Effect by Martha Wells is featured on the May 2020 Indie Next List!

Review: “Martha Wells’ Murderbot Diaries has become one of my favorite series of all time, and Network Effect is a perfect addition. Murderbot is still trying to figure out what it wants after hacking its governor module. In the meantime, it spends its days protecting the humans it cares about. Of course, everything goes terribly wrong when a friend shows up to kidnap Murderbot and its humans are along for the ride. Network Effect isn’t just fun and action-packed, it’s also emotional and thought-provoking. I love Murderbot!”

Feb 21
2020

Publishers Weekly starred review for Network Effect

Network Effect by Martha Wells

“Hugo- and Nebula-winner Wells’s excellent first full-length Murderbot Diaries novel (after the novella Exit Strategy) sees her hilariously humanlike Artificial Intelligence Security Unit recount a routine space mission gone horribly awry. […] SecUnit’s gloriously candid, frequently confused assessments of its crew and their predicaments allow for an amusingly childlike perspective on what it means to be human. Wells puts an astonishing amount of technical detail into SecUnit’s narrative, which will please hard sci-fi readers without detracting from the engaging story line. Series fans and anyone who enjoys humor-infused space operas won’t want to miss this.” — Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

Jul 15
2019

Artificial Condition wins Locus Award!

Congratulations to Martha Wells on Artificial Condition, the second book in the Murderbot Diaries, winning the 2019 Locus Award for Best Novella!

May 28
2019

2019 Locus Awards finalists

The 2019 Locus Awards Finalists include Yoon Ha Lee, Seth Dickinson, Martha Wells, Elizabeth Bear, Cherie Priest, and Jim Butcher! Congratulations to all!

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL
Revenant Gun, Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris US; Solaris UK)

FANTASY NOVEL
The Monster Baru Cormorant, Seth Dickinson (Tor)

YOUNG ADULT BOOK
The Agony House, Cherie Priest & Tara O’Connor (Levine)

NOVELLA
Artificial Condition, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
Rogue Protocol, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)

NOVELETTE
“Okay, Glory”, Elizabeth Bear (Twelve Tomorrows)

SHORT STORY
“The Starship and the Temple Cat”, Yoon Ha Lee (Beneath Ceaseless Skies 2/1/18)

COLLECTION
Brief Cases, Jim Butcher (Ace; Orbit UK)

Apr 4
2019

2019 Hugo Finalists include Lee, Wells, and Ahmed!

The 2019 Hugo Award Finalists include Yoon Ha Lee, Martha Wells, and Saladin Ahmed! Congratulations to all!

Best Novel
Revenant Gun by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)

Best Novella
Artificial Condition by Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)

Best Series
Machineries of Empire by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)

Best Graphic Story
Abbott written by Saladin Ahmed, art by Sami Kivelä, colours by Jason Wordie, letters by Jim Campbell (BOOM! Studios)

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