Tag: booklists

  1. 50 Essential Science Fiction Books, and my commentary

    Recently, AbeBooks posted a list by Richard Davies of 50 Essential Science Fiction Books. It’s a pretty good list, and I agree with many of the choices, but there are some changes I would make, and some books that I think should have been included. There were some constraints…

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  2. My Favorite Books that Didn't Make the Shortlist

    I used to think that the job of a book awards committee was to pick the best books of the year. After six years of serving on the Cybils Awards panel choosing the shortlist for science fiction & fantasy, I know differently. The truth is that there are any number…

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  3. Locus Magazine 2011 Recommended Reading List

    Locus Magazine posted their 2011 Recommended Reading List today. Looks like a great list of books! Four of the Cybils Awards SFF Teen finalists made the list: Red Glove and The Shattering in the YA category, and Girl of Fire and Thorns and Blood Red Road in the First Novels…

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  4. NPR Top 100 Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

    NPR has posted a list of the top 100 science fiction and fantasy books, as nominated and voted on by NPR’s audience. As you would expect, this is a terrific list of books. I enjoyed perusing the list and rediscovering old favorites that I’d forgotten, like Rendezvous with…

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  5. Books with Bite: Teen Read Week booklists!

    October 12-18 is YALSA‘s Teen Read Week 2008, and the theme this year is “Books with Bite!” I think it’s a great theme, and I asked the teen members of the Wands and Worlds community to suggest books that they recommend which would fit the theme. They suggested…

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