Hurrah! Shades of Milk and Honey is one of the five finalists for the award for Best First Novel given by Locus. I’m also happy to see so many books on there that I loved. Yay!
- The Loving Dead, Amelia Beamer (Night Shade)
- The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit UK; Orbit US)
- Shades of Milk and Honey, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
- The Quantum Thief, Hannu Rajaniemi (Gollancz; Tor)
- How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe, Charles Yu (Pantheon)
Since these are voted on by the you guys, I want to thank you very, very, much for putting Shades of Milk and Honey on the list., I You can read the full list at Locus Online News » 2011 Locus Award Finalists.
If you haven’t been to the Locus Awards, I recommend attending. It was a lot of fun last year and the Hawaiian shirt competition is a hoot and a half. Tickets are still available.