2012 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Nominees

Romantic Times Book Reviews has announced the nominees for their 2012 Reviewers’ Choice Awards. There are over a dozen categories of SF/Fantasy/Horror interest, with a few of the most prominent included below.

Science Fiction Novel

  • The Hydrogen Sonata, Iain M. Banks (Orbit US)
  • The Twelve, Justin Cronin (Ballantine)
  • Blackout, Mira Grant (Orbit US)
  • Redshirts, John Scalzi (Tor)
  • Sorry Please Thank You, Charles Yu (Pantheon)

Epic Fantasy Novel

  • Range of Ghosts, Elizabeth Bear (Tor)
  • Seven Princes, John R. Fultz (Orbit US)
  • King of Thorns, Mark Lawrence (Ace)
  • Sharps, K.J. Parker (Orbit US)

Fantasy Novel

  • Ironskin, Tina Connolly (Tor)
  • The Shadowed Sun, N.K. Jemisin (Orbit US)
  • Glamour in Glass, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
  • Cast in Peril, Michelle Sagara (Luna)
  • All Spell Breaks Loose, Lisa Shearin (Ace)

Urban Fantasy Novel

  • White Horse, Alex Adams (Atria)
  • The Isis Collar, Cat Adams (Tor)
  • Thirteen, Kelley Armstrong (Dutton)
  • Summoning the Night, Jenn Bennett (Pocket)
  • Fair Game, Patricia Briggs (Ace)
  • Blue-Blooded Vamp, Jaye Wells (Orbit)

Urban Fantasy Protagonist

  • Endgame, Ann Aguirre (Ace)
  • Alien Diplomacy, Gini Koch (DAW)
  • Shadow Heir, Richelle Mead (Zebra)
  • Tempest’s Fury, Nicole Peeler (Orbit)
  • Even White Trash Zombies Get the Blues, Diana Rowland (DAW)

Young Adult Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Novel

  • Every Other Day, Jennifer Lynn Barnes (Egmont USA)
  • Loss, Jackie Morse Kessler (Graphia)
  • Carnival of Souls, Melissa Marr (Harper)
  • Fated, Alyson Noël (St. Martin’s Griffin)
  • Destined, Aprilynne Pike (HarperTeen)
  • The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic)
  • Days of Blood and Starlight, Laini Taylor (Little, Brown)

Young Adult Fantasy/Futuristic/Science Fiction Novel

  • Onyx, Jennifer L. Armentrout (Entangled)
  • Bitterblue, Kristin Cashore (Dial)
  • Tempest, Julie Cross (Thomas Dunne)
  • Cinder, Marissa Meyer (Feiwel & Friends)
  • Unraveling, Elizabeth Norris (Balzer + Bray)
  • Insurgent, Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen)

Young Adult Protagonist

  • Shadow and Bone, Leigh Bardugo (Holt)
  • Dearly, Beloved, Lia Habel (Del Rey)
  • Sacrifice, Cayla Kluver (Harlequin Teen)
  • Every Day, David Levithan (Knopf)
  • Velveteen, Daniel Marks (Delacorte)
  • Necromancing the Stone, Lish McBride (Holt)