2015 Locus Award Finalists

We interrupt your regularly scheduled Mystery Month programming with some sci-fi and fantasy news! Earlier this month, the Locus Science Fiction Foundation released the finalists for the 2015 Locus Awards. First presented in 1971, the awards honor the individuals and titles that excel in the science fiction and fantasy genres. Below you’ll find the finalists in the literature categories with links to their respective Booklist reviews when available.

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Cherie Priest’s I Am Princess X Has Comics, Computers, and Crime—Oh My!

Lynn:  Looking for a smart, hip mystery to hand to teens who want something a little different? Cherie Priest’s I Am Princess X (May 2015) is just what the librarian ordered! Priest is the author of over a dozen adult science fiction and fantasy books, and she makes the transition to YA with enviable ease. That the book is a slim 215 pages is a real plus for time-strapped high schoolers with scant time for pleasure reading.

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