Science Fiction Awards Watch

TOR, a leading publisher of science fiction and fantasy, recently announced the winners of its annual Reader’s Choice Awards, with selections for novel, short fiction, covers and comics.

Over 3,000 votes were cast (after winnowing for duplicates and ballot box stuffing).

The Winners were:


The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

Short Fiction

“The Shadow War of the Night Dragons, Book One: The Dead City” by John Scalzi (appearing on


The Seventh Throne by Stephen Zimmer, cover by Matthew Perry


Across Thin Ice

The top ten from each category and more information about TOR’s process can be found here