Locus Magazine has revealed the shortlist of nominees for the annual Locus Awards, which honors the best science fiction and fantasy writing.
“The Peripheral” by William Gibson, “Ancillary Sword” by Ann Leckie, “The Three-Body Problem” by Cixin Liu, “Lock In” by John Scalzi and “Annihilation/Authority/Acceptance” by Jeff VanderMeer made the short list for the best science fiction novel of the year.
“The Goblin Emperor” by Katherine Addison, “Steles of the Sky” by Elizabeth Bear, “City of Stairs” by Robert Jackson Bennett, “The Magician’s Land” by Lev Grossman and “The Mirror Empire” by Kameron Hurley made the shortlist for the best fantasy novel of the year.
The winners will be revealed during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 26-28, 2015. Follow this link to check out the nominees in other categories.