2012 Hugo Review Link Collection

As I previously mentioned, I attempted to consume as much of the 2012 Hugo Short Listed works as I could, in order to make an informed vote.

This is a collection of all the links to my 2012 Hugo Reviews and vote. There’s no new content here.

Best Novel:

Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor)
A Dance With Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)
Deadline, Mira Grant (Orbit)
Embassytown, China Miéville (Macmillan / Del Rey)
Leviathan Wakes, James S. A. Corey (Orbit)


Best Novella:

Countdown, Mira Grant (Orbit)
The Ice Owl, Carolyn Ives Gilman (The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction)
Kiss Me Twice, Mary Robinette Kowal (Asimov’s)
The Man Who Bridged the Mist, Kij Johnson (Asimov’s)
The Man Who Ended History: A Documentary, Ken Liu (Panverse 3)
Silently and Very Fast, Catherynne M. Valente (WSFA)


Best Novelette (all in one review):

The Copenhagen Interpretation by Paul Cornell (Asimov’s)
Fields of Gold by Rachel Swirsky (Eclipse Four)
Ray of Light by Brad R. Torgersen (Analog)
Six Months, Three Days by Charlie Jane Anders (
What We Found by Geoff Ryman (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction)


Best Short Story (all in one review):

“The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees” by E. Lily Yu (Clarkesworld)
“The Homecoming” by Mike Resnick (Asimov’s)
“Movement” by Nancy Fulda (Asimov’s)
“The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu (The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction)
“Shadow War of the Night Dragons: Book One: The Dead City: Prologue” by John Scalzi (


Best Fancast:

The Coode St Podcast – Jonathan Strahan & Gary K. Wolfe
Galactic Suburbia Podcast  – Alisa Krasnostein, Alex Pierce, and Tansy Rayner Roberts (presenters) and Andrew Finch (producer)
SF Signal Podcast – John DeNardo and JP Frantz (presenters), Patrick Hester (producer)
SF Squeecast – Lynne M. Thomas, Seanan McGuire, Paul Cornell, Elizabeth Bear, and Catherynne M. Valente
StarShipSofa – Tony C. Smith


John W. Campbell award for the Best New Writer (all in one review):

Mur Lafferty
Stina Leicht
Karen Lord
Brad R. Torgersen
E. Lily Yu

My 2012 Hugo Awards  vote.

I hope you enjoyed reading the reviews.


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