Forward to next post: Published today: My Real Children, Jo Walton’s first novel since Among Others
It occurs to me that we might benefit from a spoileriffic thread for the Hugo novels. It would be a lot easier to talk about the nominees without having to lapse into ROT-13 all the time.
So if you don’t want to know about the time the Justice of Toren visited Shin-Tethys with a load of crates stamped “SymboGen”, or why Faye Vierra thought that one of them was a good place to hide from the Aes Sedai, maybe skip this thread.
But if you do want to talk about the nominees, about what worked and what didn’t, and how you’re thinking of voting, and why, here’s a place to do it.
To remind everyone, the Hugo nominees for Best Novel are:
Mod note: Making Light has already seen a lot of discussion of the nomination process, the reasoning behind some of the nominations, and assorted related issues in our community. I trust it’s clear to everyone that this thread is not intended to rehash or continue that conversation. Nor is it a venue to parachute into with a single comprehensive post and then flap off again. Come to discuss, listen, and learn…or don’t.