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From the February 2001 Locus
Data period: November 2000

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1) Winter's Heart, Robert Jordan (Tor) 1 -
2) A Storm of Swords, George R.R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 2 4
3) The Truth, Terry Pratchett (HarperCollins) 1 -
4) Dune: House Harkonnen, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Bantam Spectra) 2 1
5) Faith of the Fallen, Terry Goodkind (Tor) 4 2
6) The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Ilse Witch, Terry Brooks (Del Rey) 3 5
7) Zeitgeist, Bruce Sterling (Bantam Spectra) 1 -
8) His Dark Materials 3: The Amber Spyglass, Philip Pullman (Knopf) 2 9
9) The Fresco, Sheri S. Tepper (Eos) 1 -
10) Triskell Tales, Charles de Lint (Subterranean) 1 -
1) Forever Free, Joe Haldeman (Ace) 1 -
2) Owlknight, Mercedes Lackey & Larry Dixon (DAW) 1 -
3) A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 3 1
4) Murphy's Gambit, Syne Mitchell (Roc) 1 -
5) Beyond the Blue Moon, Simon R. Green (Roc) 1 -


Miracle and Other Christmas Stories, Connie Willis (Bantam) 1 -
7) Colonel, Rick Shelley (Ace) 1 -
8) The Silk Code, Paul Levinson (Tor) 1 -
9) The Naked God, Part 1: Flight, Peter F. Hamilton (Warner Aspect) 1 -
10) Drakas!, S.M. Stirling, ed. (Baen) 1 -


1) Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson (HarperPerennial) 7 1
2) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling (Scholastic) 1 -
3) Tales of the Dying Earth, Jack Vance (Orb) 1 -
4) All Tomorrow's Parties, William Gibson (Ace) 4 2
5) The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin) 3 -


1) Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse, James Luceno (Del Rey) 2 1
2) Babylon 5: Legions of Fire: Out of the Darkness, Peter David (Del Rey) 1 -
3) Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters, Book One: Cloak and Dagger, Christie Golden (Pocket) 1 -
4) Star Trek Voyager: Dark Matters, Book Two: Ghost Dance, Christie Golden (Pocket) 1 -
5) Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Balance Point, Kathy Tyers (Del Rey) 1 -
1) Forgotten Realms: Servant of the Shard, R.A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
2) DragonLance: Draconian Measures, Don Perrin & Margaret Weis (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
3) Legend of the Five Rings: The Crane, Ree Soesbee (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -
4) Resident Evil 5: Nemesis, S.D. Perry (Pocket) 2 3
5) Forgotten Realms: Shadow's Witness, Paul S. Kemp (Wizards of the Coast) 1 -

Winter's Heart swept the hardcover category, and A Storm of Swords and The Truth had no close competition in the No. 2 and 3 slots. Darwin's Blade by Dan Simmons (Morrow) was the new runner-up. We had 79 nominees, down from 87 last month.

Forever Free made a strong showing in the paperback category. New runner-up: Timeline by Michael Crichton (Ballantine). Nominees: 95, down from 102.

Cryptonomicon continues to lead the trade paperback list. New runner-up: The Road to Mars (Knopf), by Eric Idle. Nominees: 64, up from 62.

Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Agents of Chaos: Jedi Eclipse held on to No.1 in the media-related category. Nominees: 32, the same as last month.

Forgotten Realms: Servant of the Shard had a solid lead over the other gaming-related books. Nominees: 18, down from 25 last month.

Compiled with data from: Adventures in Crime & Space (TX), Basilisk Dreams (Canada), Bookshop Santa Cruz (CA), The Booksmith (CA), Borders Bookstores (USA), Dangerous Visions (CA), DreamHaven (MN), Future Fantasy (CA), Heroes & Dragons (CO), Lone Star (TX), Musicland Group (MN), Mysterious Galaxy (CA), The Other Change of Hobbit (CA), John W. Rollins, Bookseller (MI), Saint Mark's (NY), Science Fiction & Mystery Bookshop (GA), The Space-Crime Continuum (MA), The Stars Our Destination (IL), Toadstool (2 in NH), Totem Bookshop (WA), Uncle Hugo's (MN), White Dwarf (Canada). Data period: November 2000.

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