2016 Planetary Awards Nominations

The Planetary Awards are hosted by Planetary Defense Commander.  It is open to all book bloggers, book podcasters, and booktubers.  It has only two categories: shorter stories (under 40,000 words) and longer stories (over 40,000 words).  My nominations are under the cut.

Arkwright cover


The Gift of the Ob-Men by Schuyler Hernstrom, from Cirsova vol. 1

I already read Vance, but The Gift of the Ob-Men was the spark that lit a #pulprevolution fire in me.  It’s full of weird shit and packs a hell of a punch, a bite-sized epic.



Arkwright by Allen Steele

Arkwright is a hard science fiction yarn, multi-generational family drama, and paean to the history of speculative fiction all in one tremendous novel.  My review here.


About H.P.

Blogs on books at Every Day Should Be Tuesday (speculative fiction) and Hillbilly Highways (country noir and nonfiction).
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