Tag Archives: Nebulas

Spinning Silver – Naomi Novik

Final Nebula nominee, and with time to spare. Go me. But I’m going to cut to the conclusion on this one a little bit – honestly, it also just wasn’t great. Not terrible, not objectionable, not hate-worthy or awful. Just… … Continue reading

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The Calculating Stars – Mary Robinette Kowal

Penultimate Nebula! So close! The finish line nears! And it’s another meh one… great. This one was frustrating – I loved the idea behind it, and was really glad to read a novel about it… I just was completely underwhelmed … Continue reading

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Blackfish City – Sam J. Miller

And back to the Nebulas, so I can actually finish (and blog) before the winner is announced. This year, I definitely will! I’m reading the last one as we speak (ssh, yes I am a blogpost behind). Aaaaand I was … Continue reading

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The Poppy War – R. F. Kuang

This one’s not going to be spoiler safe, I’m sorry. I didn’t like the book, but there’s no real way for me to explain why I didn’t without spoiling some fairly major plot points (and indeed, the ending). Equally, I’m … Continue reading

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Trail of Lightning – Rebecca Roanhorse

Things can only get better, right? In this case, yep, absolutely. For a start Trail of Lightning has some actual substance to it and achieves a proper story with a normal pace and characters that are actually characters. This shouldn’t have to … Continue reading

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Witchmark – C. L. Polk

And onto the Nebulas! The nominees for this year are: Witchmark – C. L. Polk Trail of Lightning – Rebecca Roanhorse The Poppy War – R. F. Kuang The Calculating Stars – Mary Robinette Kowal Blackfish City – Sam J. Miller Spinning … Continue reading

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Jade City – Fonda Lee

Edited to add: I wrote nearly all of this post over a week ago, before the Nebula results were announced. You’ll have to take it on trust that my prediction is honestly what I wrote back then. I’ve finished the … Continue reading

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