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Hugo 2015 Award Winners

Hugo 2015 Award Winners 

Tonight the winners of the 2015 Hugo Awards were announced, along with the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. Congratulations to all the winners! And if you are interested in how close the race was this year, you can check out the voting stats here. Best Novel The Three Body Problem, Cixin Liu, Ken […]

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The pros and cons of the voting processes behind major SFF awards: Part 2

The pros and cons of the voting processes behind major SFF awards: Part 2 

Hugos: Nominees are chosen by anyone who is either a supporting or attending member of the current annual Worldcon, and the Worldcon in the years before and after i.e. 2014, 2015, 2016. Instant run-off voting system. Top five nominations per category are the final choices. Winners chosen by ballot of members of current Worldcon only. […]

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The Least Worst Option – Democracy, the Hugos and other Sci-Fi & Fantasy awards: Part 1

The Least Worst Option – Democracy, the Hugos and other Sci-Fi & Fantasy awards: Part 1 

With more than two weeks since the election in the UK, the usual politics fatigue has taken over conversations across the country. Social media has shouted itself hoarse (no matter what side of the political spectrum you’re on), and those who are still passionate about the issues are waiting for the consequences of a bitter […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2014

Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2014 

We fantasy readers were some of the luckiest people alive in 2014 because fantasy publishers around the world just kept on giving and giving. Previous years we’ve done a top 10 of our favourite books, then last year we were forced to produce a list of 25. Well, this year, we’ve stepped things up again. […]

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Fantasy-Faction: Reddit’s Best Fantasy Site 2014!

Fantasy-Faction: Reddit’s Best Fantasy Site 2014! 

Today we received some exciting news: Fantasy-Faction has been selected by the Reddit community as Fantasy Website of 2014! When I started Fantasy-Faction it was because I wanted to share my passion for fantasy novels. I was sitting at home on a daily basis exploring incredible new worlds, stumbling across amazing beings and having unforgettable adventures. […]

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2014 Hugo Award Winners

2014 Hugo Award Winners 

The winners of the 2014 Hugo Awards were presented today in a ceremony at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention, Loncon 3, in London. Hosts Geoff Ryman and Justina Robson presented the Hugo trophies, with bases designed by Joy Alyssa Day, to this year’s winners. And the 2014 Hugo Award winners are: Best Novel Ancillary […]

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British Fantasy Society Award Nominees and a THANK YOU!

British Fantasy Society Award Nominees and a THANK YOU! 

So, something incredible happened AGAIN yesterday. For the second year in a row Fantasy-Faction has been nominated for the British Fantasy Society Award in the category of Non-Fiction! For those unfamiliar with the British Fantasy Society’s awards, votes in various categories are taken from BFS members and those who attended or are signed up for […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2013

Fantasy-Faction’s Best Fantasy Books of 2013 

Firstly, and fore-mostly, I want to say a huge thank you to every author, publisher and blogger involved in fantasy literature in 2013. I’ve been involved in the fantasy community for about four years now and this was BY FAR the very best year I’ve experienced in terms of the amount of quality fantasy published […]

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Who Will Win The David Gemmell Awards in 2013?

Who Will Win The David Gemmell Awards in 2013? 

I have to say that I though the Gemmell Awards’ shortlist was absolutely SPOT ON this year. If I was to do a list of my favourite novels over that same 12 month period, I’d probably come up with the exact same one. The nominees really were the best of the best. In case you […]

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2013 Hugo Award Nominees

2013 Hugo Award Nominees 

Just a quickie, the Hugo Award Nominees have just been announced, thought visitors might be interested: Best Novel (1113 ballots) – 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit) – Blackout by Mira Grant (Orbit) – Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance by Lois McMaster Bujold (Baen) – Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas by John Scalzi (Tor) – Throne […]

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Best Fantasy Books of 2012

Best Fantasy Books of 2012 

Something happened about 12 hours ago… Something that was never meant to happen in fact – we reached 2013. So, I think I speak for us all when I say: **** You Mayans! =) Anyway, what a great year it has been for fantasy! So many awesome books. We’ve had titles from authors who we can […]

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The David Gemmell Legend Awards 2012

The David Gemmell Legend Awards 2012 

The Awards The David Gemmell Legend Awards are quickly becoming one of the industry’s most desirable accolades, and it’s easy to see why. Firstly, there’s the fact that the big name publishers (Tor, Voyager, Gollancz, Black Library, and Orbit) get to put forward just a couple of books in each of the three categories (Best […]

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