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Thursday, March 24, 2016
RT Book Reviews Award Winners for 2015
The May edition of RT Book Reviews (in stores now) announces the Reviewers' Choice Awards for 2015 in a variety of categories.
This post includes ONLY those books that won in otherworldly categories such as paranormal romance, steampunk, urban fantasy, general fantasy, and science fiction. Click HERE to go to the RT web page showing the winners in all of the categories.
If a title is a pink-link, you can click on it to read my review of the book.
Science Fiction Novel: Radiance, by Catherynne M. Valente
Seal of Excellence (SOE) Awards:
Each month, RT Book Reviews staff members evaluate reviewers' Top Picks and narrow the list down to six to nine books that garnered the most enthusiasm from reviewers. Those books are then further evaluated, with one book receiving that month's SOE. Here are the otherworldly books that received SOE Awards in 2015:
In addition to the book awards, twelve authors were recognized for contributions in their genres. Here are the three authors of otherworldly works who were honored for career achievement:
Paranormal Romance: Christine Feehan
Urban Fantasy: Laurell K. Hamilton
Science Fiction and Fantasy: Nalo Hopkinson
If you missed reading my post that listed all of the 2015 nominees, click HERE to take a look. Some of the runner-ups are just as good as, if not better than, the winners. That list also has pink-links to my reviews.