2014 Nebula Award nominees announced


unmade sarah rees brennanThe Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America recently announced the 2014 Nebula Award nominees for the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy.

The Andre Norton Award nominees are Sarah Rees Brennan’s Unmade, Alexandra Duncan’s Salvage, Alaya Dawn Johnson’s Love is the Drug, A.S. King’s Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future, Sarah McCarry’s Dirty Wings and Kate Milford’s Greenglass House.

Unmade by Sarah Rees Brennan, is the third and final book of the Lynburn Legacy. The book combines diversity, Gothic romance, and magic to thrill readers everywhere. Salvage is Alexandra Duncan’s debut novel about Ava, who lives in a male-dominated and conservative deep space merchant ship, and flees to the floating continent of garbage in the Pacific Ocean.

Love is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson deals with a girl’s perfect life turned upside down, a massive Washington scandal, and what seems like the end of the world. Glory O’Brien’s History of the Future by A.S. King tells the story of a high school graduate dealing with her past, present, future, as well as epic visions of what could be.

Dirty Wings is a Sarah McCarry novel which won a Kirkus Review Best Teen Book of 2014. Dirty Wings is about an unlikely friendship between a young, musically gifted teenager with incredible gifts and a street witch who awakens an ancient evil. Greenglass House by Kate Milford tells the story of an icy winter, strange guests, and the mystery behind the inn Greenglass House. The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavendar by Leslye Walton is a story about a girl born with bird wings and a destiny for foolish love who embarks on a quest in order to understand herself.

The awards are voted on and presented by members of the SFWA. Voting for active members will be open for the month of March. More information can be found at the SFWA website.

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Lauren Byrnes

Lauren is a college student working towards a degree in history and education. She writes a little and reads a lot. In addition to the YA world, her interests include historical nonfiction, showtunes, coffee, gender studies, and red lipstick.

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