As many authors put up entries on award eligibility, I figured I’d do it, too, just in case anyone wishes to nominate my work:
Shadowplay, January 2014, Strange Chemistry Books
“They Swim Through Sunset Seas” in Solaris Rising 3, August 2014, Solaris Books
If self-published work is eligible for anything:
“The Snake Charm,” June 2014, Penglass Publishing (novelette)
“The Fisherman’s Net,” July 2014, Penglass Publishing (short story)
“The Tarot Reader,” August 2014, Penglass Publishing (novella)
“The Card Sharp,” September 2014, Penglass Publishing (novelette)
(Note: the Vestigial Tales are on sale for 99 cents each on Amazon and pay-what-you-want on Smashwords. Feel free to download them for free if you’re short on funds, or if you can, buy them for the price of a cup of coffee. Purchase links here.)
Quite nice to see a wee list of all I published last year. A few things to come in 2015, too! 🙂
Not too many books this month, between my holiday, having a lot of admin work (thanks, taxes), and being in the middle of two longer books. Mainly I was looking for my comfort genre, fun YA fantasy.
1. The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski. Read it in one sitting on the plane to Hong Kong. SO much fun and I can’t wait for the sequel!
2. The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan. I was lucky enough to be sent an ARC of this and it was so lovely. Literary fiction set in a circus that plays with gender and sexuality, in a Waterworld type of setting. Definitely recommended.
3. Her Dark Curiosity by Megan Shepherd. I really enjoyed The Madman’s Daughter when I read it a few years ago, so it was nice to come back for the sequel. Really well plotted and good fun.
4. Blythewood by Carol Goodman. This is set in a boarding school, with fae, bell magic, a mysterious shadow man, and family histories. I did enjoy it but it felt like there was a lot to put in one book, and perhaps some things could have been pared down, but I’ll probably read the sequels.
I also read about a book’s worth of essays, articles, and short stories for my Masters, as well as some judging for the Bisexual Book Award.