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2018 BookNest Fantasy Awards (Longlist)

Write on: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 by  in Blog 25 comments Read 19247

Nine popular Fantasy Blogs (Bookworm Blues, Fantasy Book Critic, Fantasy Book Review, Fantasy-Faction, Grimdark Magazine, The Fantasy Hive, The Fantasy Inn, The Grim Tidings Podcast & The Weatherwax Report), three big Fantasy Imprints (Gollancz, Harper Voyager & Orbit), and two well-respected Agents (John JarroldJoshua Bilmes of JABberwocky Literary Agency) helped us create the Longlist for this year's BookNest Fantasy Awards by nominating their favorite books in each of the first three categories (Best Traditionally Published Novel, Best Self-Published Novel, and Best Debut Novel), published between October 1st 2017 and September 30th 2018. Now, with your help, we will begin the culling. Only the ten (10) books with the highest number of votes in each category will make it to the Shortlist, gaining the chance to compete for the title of the BEST, and the engraved sword that comes with it! Aside from the three Awards we hand out every year, this time around, we're introducing a brand new category. You can now vote for your favorite Fantasy Imprint! Who brings you the best Fantasy books every year? Whose logo adorns most of the spines on your bookshelf? You can now thank them for it! From the initial ten (10) contestants in the Longlist, only five (5) will make it to the Shortlist

You can vote for your favorite books, authors and Imprints by Sunday 14th October 2018. The Shortlist will be revealed a day later.

Best of luck to all contestants! 

 

This stage is now over. You can no longer vote.

The Shortlist will be revealed on October 15, 2018. 

 

Best Traditionally Published Novel (Longlist)
Best Traditionally Published Novel (Longlist)
Best Traditionally Published Novel (Longlist)
You must select at least one item to vote!

Note: Some of you may get the error message "You've already voted in this poll today".

You can ignore it. Your vote has been counted in *without* an issue.

 

Best Self-Published Novel (Longlist)
Best Self-Published Novel (Longlist)
Best Self-Published Novel (Longlist)
You must select at least one item to vote!

Note: Some of you may get the error message "You've already voted in this poll today".

You can ignore it. Your vote has been counted in *without* an issue.

 

 

Best Debut Novel (Longlist)
Best Debut Novel (Longlist)
Best Debut Novel (Longlist)
You must select at least one item to vote!

Note: Some of you may get the error message "You've already voted in this poll today".

You can ignore it. Your vote has been counted in *without* an issue.

 

Best Imprint (Longlist)
Best Imprint (Longlist)
Best Imprint (Longlist)
You must select at least one item to vote!

Note: Some of you may get the error message "You've already voted in this poll today".

You can ignore it. Your vote has been counted in *without* an issue.

 

This stage is now over. You can no longer vote.

The Shortlist will be revealed on October 15, 2018.

Last modified on Sunday, 14 October 2018 16:23
Petros

Petros is the creator & owner of BookNest. He lives in Patrai, Greece, where he works as a betting agent.

In his free time you may find him reading books, watching TV, and participating in Roman orgies (not really). 

He also has an infatuation with sloths that others might call unhealthy.

25 comments

  • Roger Weetch Roger Weetch commented on Oct 13, 2018 Comment Link

    I voted for J A Andrews but was told that I had already voted. I had not, so what happens to my vote?

  • steve bennett steve bennett commented on Oct 10, 2018 Comment Link

    Age of War by Michael J. Sullivan has my vote

  • Chris Chris commented on Oct 10, 2018 Comment Link

    Good works by all.

  • Tenna Tenna commented on Oct 07, 2018 Comment Link

    Good list

  • Rebecca Rebecca commented on Oct 06, 2018 Comment Link

    Great list, but it would have been nice to see Smoke Eaters by Sean Grigsby on here. Might have too much futuristic stuff in it, though.

  • Margaret Smith Margaret Smith commented on Oct 04, 2018 Comment Link

    Great book

  • Brian D. Anderson Brian D. Anderson commented on Oct 03, 2018 Comment Link

    I have been informed by Tor that all prizes, swords in particular are to be sent to Senior Editor Lindsey Hall. Kidding. But I did tell them about it. I think next year you guys should have an editor category.

  • Michael R. Baker Michael R. Baker commented on Oct 03, 2018 Comment Link

    So many incredible books. It's an honor to be included amongst such company. Best of luck to everyone!

  • Sheree Walsh Sheree Walsh commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    Great read

  • Gayreth Gayreth commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    So many wonderful books!

  • Petros Petros commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    @Patrik It's her debut in the Fantasy genre, so it's still eligible.

  • Patrick Patrick commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    Fonda Lee's novel Jade City is brilliant, but it's certainly not her debut novel. Her debut novel was Zeroboxer published in 2015, and she's had others since. Probably not fair to include it in the debut category.

  • J. D. Fergusson J. D. Fergusson commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    Read. D Macpherson, 's book a great read.

  • Margaret jackson Margaret jackson commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    An exciting read and beautifully written.

  • Petros Petros commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    As stated in the end of the article, if you get a "You already voted for this poll today!" note, you have nothing to worry about. Your vote has been counted without an issue. This is just a protection mechanism.

  • Kris Kris commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    City of Lies! Best traditional publishing and best debut!

  • Joyce Aird Joyce Aird commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    Enjoyed this book.

  • Sarah Sarah commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    I tried to vote and got a message saying that I'd already voted, but I haven't. Someone should look into this! (Hope my vote still counts.)

  • Laura Laura commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    I voted and got a response stating I “had already voted today” as well. I had not. Please look into it.

  • Daniel Beyer Daniel Beyer commented on Oct 02, 2018 Comment Link

    ?

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