Saturday, 30 May 2020

JABberwocky’s “Best Of” Bonanza 2019

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This was an exciting year for us here at JABberwocky! We want to say congratulations to our authors whose amazing titles made it onto ‘Best Of’ lists in 2019!

Silvia Moreno-Garcia, GODS OF JADE AND SHADOW (Del Rey)
NPR’s Favorite Books of 2019
Amazon’s “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019
Tor.com’s “Best Books of 2019
BookPage’s “Best Books of 2019
Barnes & Noble Booksellers’ “Favorite Sci Fi and Fantasy Books of 2019
The Nerd Daily’s “Best Sci Fi and Fantasy Books of 2019
Book Riot’s “Best Books of 2019
Indigo’s “Best Books of 2019
The Skinny’s “Top Magical Realism Books of 2019
New York Public Library’s Best Adult Books of 2019
Los Angeles Public Library’s “Best Fiction Books of 2019
Seattle Public Library’s “Best Books of 2019
Chicago Public Library’s “Best Books of 2019
Honorable Mention in Polygon’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019
Nominated for the 2019 Lolly Award
Nominated for the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award in the Fantasy Category

Mallory O’Meara, LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (Hanover Square Press)
Library Journal’s “Best Arts Books of 2019
Booklist’s “Best Adult Books of 2019
Book Riot’s “Best Books of 2019
Thrillist’s “Best Books of 2019
Los Angeles Public Library’s “Best Non-Fiction Books of 2019
Omaha Public Library’s “Favorite Books of 2019
Winner of the 2019 South California Independent Bookseller Association Book Award: Best Biography
Nominated for the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award in the History & Biography Category

Chen Qiufan’s, WASTE TIDE (Tor)
The Guardian’s “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019
World Literature Today’s “Notable Translations of 2019
Oakland Public Library’s “Favorite Books of 2019

Myke Cole, THE KILLING LIGHT (Tor.com)
The Quill to Live’s “Best Books of 2019
Honorable Mention in Polygon’s “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019

K. Eason, HOW RORY THORNE DESTROYED THE MULTIVERSE (DAW)
Kirkus’ “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019
Los Angeles Public Library’s “Best Fiction Books of 2019
Chicago Public Library’s “Best Books of 2019

Silvia Moreno-Garcia, CERTAIN DARK THINGS (Thomas Dunne)
Lit Reactor’s “Best Horror Books of the Decade

R.A. Lafferty, THE BEST OF R.A. LAFFERTY (Gollancz)
Tor.com’s “Best Books of 2019

R.A. Lafferty, PAST MASTER (American Science Fiction: Four Classic Novels, 1968-1969) (The Library of America)
Oakland Public Library’s “Favorite Books of 2019

Kate Alice Marshall’s, RULES FOR VANISHING (Viking Children’s)
Metro News’ “Best Books of 2019

Suzanne Palmer’s, FINDER (DAW)
Washington Independent’s “Favorite Books of 2019

Brandon Sanderson, SKYWARD (Delacorte)
Library and Information Technology Association’s “Notable Children’s and YA Science Fiction List of 2019
Nominated for the 2020 Sakura Medal in the Middle Grade category.

Brandon Sanderson, THE WAY OF KINGS (Tor)
Paste Magazine’s “Best Fantasy Novels of the Decade”

Grady Hendrix, MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM (Quirk Books)
Paste Magazine’s “Best Horror Novels of the Decade”

Michael J. Sullivan, AGE OF LEGEND (Grim Oak Press)
Nominated for the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award in the Fantasy Category

Justina Ireland, DREAD NATION (Balzer + Bray)
Paste Magazine’s “Best Books of the Decade
Winner of the 2019 Locus Award for best YA Novel

Dan Moren, THE BAYERN AGENDA (Angry Robot)
Honorable Mention in Polygon’s “Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2019

Desirina Boskovich, LOST TRANSMISSIONS: THE SECRET HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY (Abrams)
Oakland Public Library’s “Favorite Books of 2019

Del Howison, THE SURVIVAL OF MARGARET THOMAS (Five Star)
Los Angeles Public Library’s “Best Fiction Books of 2019

Vault Comics
Multiversity Comics’ “Best Publisher of 2019
(THE PLOT, QUEEN OF BAD DREAMS, SERA AND THE ROYAL STARS, WASTED SPACE, THESE SAVAGE SHORES)
The Beat’s “Best Comics of 2019