Subjective Chaos

Subjective Chaos Nominations 2020

Subjective Chaos has started and these are the works that have been nomintated by the group.

I’m really excited because I’m going to be reading outside my comfort zone and I’ll be reading some shorter fiction when I tend to read for novels for preference. Come with me on this journey for I shall not be sleeping as look at what we have nominated….

Best Short Fiction

This Book Will Find You by Sam Beckbessinger, Lauren Beukes & Dale Halvorsen (The Outcast Hours edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin)

Doll Seed by Michele Tracy Berger (Fiyah Magazine Issue 11)

The Migration Suite: A Study in C Sharp Minor by Maurice Broaddus (Uncanny Magazine)

Do Not Back My Lion by Alix E Harrow (Beneath Ceaseless Skies)

Even When the World Has Told Us We Have Ended by Cat Hellisen (Smashwords)

The Ocean That Fades Into Sky by Katherine Kayembe Lightspeed Magazine

The Blanched Bones, The Tyrant Wind by Karen Osborne (Fireside Fiction)

In This Moment, We Are Happy by Chen Qiufan (Clarkesworld)

In Regards Your Concerns About Your Scare BnB Experience by Effie Seiberg (Pseudopod 672)

Black Matter by Vivian Shaw (Pseudopod 655)

Best Series

The Winternight Trilogy by Katherine Arden

Swords & Fire by Melissa Caruso

Elemental Logic by Laurie J Marks

Luna series by Ian McDonald

Empires of Dust by Anna Smith Spark

Children of Time Duology by Adrian Tchaikovsky

The Wormwood Trilogy by Tade Thompson

The Winnowing Flame by Jen Williams

Best Novella

To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

The Deep by Rivers Solomon

Incompleteness Theories by Wole Talabi

Walking to Aldebaran by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Silver in the Wood by Emily Tesh

We Are Mind of Diamond Stuff by Isabel Waidner

Best Blurred Boundaries

The Strawberry Thief by Joanne Harris

The Last Supper Before Ragnarok by Cassandra Khaw

The Institute by Stephen King

The Migration by Helen Marshall

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

David Mogo, Godhunter by Suyi Davies Okungbowa

The Kingdom by Jess Rothenberg

The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen

Best Science Fiction

Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear

All City by Alex DiFrancesco

The Outside by Ada Hoffman

A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

Velocity Weapon by Megan E O’Keefe

Fleet of Knives by Gareth L Powell

Steel Frame by Andrew Skinner

Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

Best Fantasy

The Bone Ships by RJ Barker

Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron

The True Queen by Zen Cho

The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Realm of Ash by Tasha Suri

I am slightly overwhelmed at this point. But it looks like fun and there are so many good things to get my teeth into.
Jane Hanmer

Born in deepest darkest Shropshire. Currently living in Durrey. A reader of books, a watcher of theatre and film, a player of board games. Intersectional Feminist Pronouns: She/her

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