The Science Fiction Book Club has finally caved and declared 2006 to be over. Their Science Fiction book of the year is Rainbows End by Vernor Vinge. Runners-up are Glasshouse by Charles Stross and Farthing by Jo Walton.
The Fantasy Book of the Year, The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch. Runners-up in the Fantasy category are Temeraire: In the Service of the King by Naomi Novik and Swords of Riverside by Ellen Kushner.