The finalists for the 2009 Locus Award have been announced:

SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL
  • Matter, Iain M. Banks (Orbit UK) [See SF Signal reviews]
  • City at the End of Time, Greg Bear (Gollancz, Del Rey)
  • Marsbound, Joe Haldeman (Ace)
  • Anathem, Neal Stephenson (Atlantic UK, Morrow) [See SF Signal’s review]
  • Saturn’s Children, Charles Stross (Orbit, Ace)
FANTASY NOVEL

  • The Shadow Year, Jeffrey Ford (Morrow)
  • Lavinia, Ursula K Le Guin (Harcourt)
  • The Bell at Sealey Head, Patricia A McKillip (Ace)
  • The Dragons of Babel, Michael Swanwick (Tor)
  • An Evil Guest, Gene Wolfe (Tor)
FIRST NOVEL
  • Thunderer, Felix Gilman (Bantam Spectra)
  • Black Ships, Jo Graham (Orbit US)
  • Pandemonium, Daryl Gregory (Ballantine Del Rey) [See SF Signal’s review]
  • The Gone-Away World, Nick Harkaway (William Heinemann, Knopf)
  • Singularity’s Ring, Paul Melko (Tor)
YOUNG ADULT NOVEL
  • Little Brother, Cory Doctorow (Tor) [See SF Signal’s review]
  • The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins, Bloomsbury)
  • Tender Morsels, Margo Lanagan (Knopf)
  • Nation, Terry Pratchett (Doubleday UK, HarperCollins) [See SF Signal’s review]
  • Zoe’s Tale, John Scalzi (Tor) [See SF Signal’s review]

Be sure to check the announcement for the complete list of winners.

See also: Past winners

Filed under: Awards

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