Tag Archives: Nebulas

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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Six Wakes – Mur Lafferty

God damnit. I’d heard this one was GOOD. But NO. It was only LIES and TEMPTATION and BETRAYAL. Cruelly building up my hopes, only to dash them with the inevitability of shitness. In hindsight, the praise I’d heard of this … Continue reading

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The Stone Sky – N. K. Jemisin

Here we are again. Only this year, I was actually looking forward to this, because at least I know it’ll be basically competent, just a bit uninspiring. God the Nebulas are dire this year. And then the front cover/title on … Continue reading

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Amberlough – Lara Elena Donnelly

Well, at least it’s getting better, however steadily. Well, that’s possibly a little harsh. This one was an interesting one to rate, because for all that I think it’s rather well done… it’s also really quite emphatically not my thing. … Continue reading

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The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter – Theodora Goss

I’d say it’s been a while since I read something this bad, but I recently read Autonomous, so that would be a lie. I wish it had been a while since I read something this bad, because this was an absolute pile … Continue reading

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Spoonbenders – Daryl Gregory

And back to the Nebulas. I wasn’t super enthralled by the premise of this one either, I have to say. It just didn’t really grab me… and partly because it felt so fundamentally and unassailably American. I probably wouldn’t Get … Continue reading

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Autonomous – Annalee Newitz

And so, the Nebulas begin! Shame the first one I read was terrible. I mean, I was kind of expecting it? I decided to start with the ones I didn’t expect to be keen on this year (to avoid last year’s … Continue reading

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