The fifth annual BooktubeSFF Awards Shortlists have been announced. The awards were created “as a way to encourage more engagement among the emergent SFF fandom community on YouTube,” and the judges are “booktubers,” or “YouTube creators whose channels focus on books and reading.” Nominees were chosen from 281 reader ballots, with winners chosen by readers and judges.
- Foundryside, Robert Jackson Bennett (Crown)
- Grey Sister, Mark Lawrence (Orbit)
- Circe, Madeleine Miller (Little, Brown)
- Record of a Spaceborn Few, Becky Chambers (Harper Voyager US)
- The Calculating Stars, Mary Robinette Kowal (Tor)
- Vengeful, V.E. Schwab (Tor)
- The Cruel Prince, Holly Black (Little, Brown)
- Skyward, Brandon Sanderson (Delacorte)
- Muse of Nightmares, Laini Taylor (Little, Brown)
- Aru Shah and the End of Time, Roshani Chokshi (Rick Riordan Presents)
- City of Ghosts, Victoria Schwab (Scholastic)
- Wundersmith: The Calling of Morirgan Crow, Jessica Townsend (Little, Brown)
- Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi (Henry Holt)
- The Poppy War, R.F. Kuang (Harper Voyager US)
- Trail of Lightning, Rebecca Roanhorse (Saga)
- Beneath the Sugar Sky, Seanan McGuire (Tor.com Publishing)
- Binti: The Night Masquerade, Nnedi Okorafor (Tor.com Publishing)
- Artificial Condition, Martha Wells (Tor.com Publishing)
For more information, see the award website.
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