Welcome to the 2015 Blewgo Awards! As in, I blew it for not reading these 2014 buzzed-about SF novels sooner. It sounds like it might be a porn award, but it’s not!
The shortlist was determined by me, based on an unscientific selection of novels I neglected during my 2014-novel reading extravaganza but remained implanted in my memory for whatever reason.
The 2015 Blewgo Award ceremony was held on Saturday night, in my kitchen, over a bowl of soup. The guests of honor were a couple of moths bodyslamming the window, and a gecko that wanted to eat those moths. It was an intimate affair.
After a relatively unproductive summer on the TBR front, I made up for lost reads and overcame my projected numbers. I am still drawing from my stack of TBR cards, but I’ve also added books from my shadow list. Oooh… shadow list… more on that below.
A steady month of blogging, with one review posting each week. This pace will probably continue, although I might double that for a few weeks in November. Continue reading →