Below are the finalists in SF categories. Voting is open from Nov. 17th-24th, so go do your literary duty. Which titles did you enjoy this year?
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August – Claire North. NOTE: “Claire North” and “Kate Griffin” are two pen names of author Catherine Webb
Apolonia – Jamie McGuire
California — Edan Lepucki (a write-in nominee)
Night Broken (Mercy Thompson, #8) — Patricia Briggs
The Witch With No Name (The Hollows, #13) — Kim Harrison
The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3) — Deborah Harkness
Up From the Grave (Night Huntress #7) — Jeaniene Frost
Magic Breaks (Kate Daniels, #7) — Ilona Andrews. NOTE: “Ilona Andrews” is the pen name of the married duo Ilona Gordon and her spouse Andrew Gordon
I am including titles from the general fiction category that meet the criteria for SF according to me. The two original nominees have made it to the final round.
Finally, in Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy there was a big shuffle of the nominees with three new titles making it to the final round.
YA-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3) — Laini Taylor
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles, #3) — Marissa Meyer
Ignite Me (Shatter Me, #3) — Tahereh Mafi
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass, #3) — Sarah J. Maas
The One (The Selection, #3) — Kiera Cass
City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments, #6) — Cassandra Clare (a write-in nominee)
Four: A Divergent Story Collection — Veronica Roth (a write-in nominee)
Silver Shadows (Bloodlines #5) — Richelle Mead (a write-in nominee)