Hugo Awards 18
It’s Tuesday and we are over at Kirkus! In celebration of the Hugo Awards and WorldCon 75 last weekend, Thea wrote up a recap of the Awards ceremony and why this year was particularly momentous for SFF fandom. Head over to Kirkus to read all about it.
We are delighted, honored and excited to have been nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine this year! We could not be prouder or happier, and we are ready to fly to Helsinki to attend Worldcon in August. Thank you so much to everyone who nominated us – your vote is hugely appreciated! The […]
It’s that time of year again – awards season is here! Today we will be talking about the Hugo Awards! The Hugo Awards are a fan award and one of longest-running and most prestigious under the SFF umbrella. Each year the winners are announced at the World Science Fiction Convention (aka WorldCon). Worldcon 2017 or […]
It’s that time of year again – awards season is here! Today we will be talking about the Hugo Awards! The Hugo Awards are a fan award and one of longest-running and most prestigious under the SFF umbrella. Each year the winners are announced at the World Science Fiction Convention (aka WorldCon). Worldcon 2016 or […]
Hello everyone and happy Sunday! Ana here, live-blogging from NY where The Book Smugglers are having our annual meeting to hatch evil plans for world domination for 2016. We have a lot of awesome, cool stuff planned and will announce them soon. For now, we are in full celebration mode. Last night, the Hugo Awards […]
In which we have many words about the 2015 Hugo Nominations. Hello everyone and Happy Sunday – for those who celebrate Easter, Happy Easter! For those who observe Passover, Happy Passover! And for those of us who are speculative fiction fans, well… we have no words. Wait. That’s not true. We have many words. What […]
Hello everyone and Happy Sunday! If you’re in the united states, hopefully you’ve adjusted to the spring forward time change. Let’s get down to business, shall we? Around the Interwebs: The deadline for nominations for the 2015 Hugo Awards is fast approaching – all nominations are due on March 10. If you are a member […]
March 10th is nigh – which means it’s time to submit your nominations for the 2015 Hugo Awards! The Hugo Awards are among the most prestigious speculative fiction accolades, and its winners are announced each year at the World Science Fiction Convention (aka WorldCon). Worldcon 2015 or Sasquan, will take place in Spokane, Washington, USA […]
It’s that time of year again – awards season is here! Today we will be talking about the Hugo Awards! The Hugo Awards are among the most prestigious under the SFF umbrella, and each year the winners are announced at the World Science Fiction Convention (aka WorldCon). Worldcon 2015 or Sasquan, will take place in […]
Hello, friends! As you may or may not know, we Book Smugglers have made the final ballot for the impending Hugo Awards for Best Fanzine. Naturally, we are very invested in the Hugos this year and are planning on celebrating this weekend with a round of trolling. No, not that kind of trolling! We’re talking […]
After all the excitement/exhaustion of Blogger Con and BEA 2014, we’ve got more exciting news to share. *Drumroll please* The Hugo Voter Packet for 2014 is now available for download! What does that mean? Why, it means you can check out the top 10 articles/posts that we Book Smugglers chose to put in front of […]
The finalists for the 2014 Hugo Awards (and finalists for the 1939 Retrospective Hugo Awards) were announced last Saturday AND WE ARE ONE OF THEM: we are delighted to say that The Book Smugglers is on the ballot for Best Fanzine. It’s been so hard to keep a semblance of calm and coolness about the […]
Hello everyone and Happy Sunday! Let’s dive right in, shall we? A Last Reminder for the Hugo Awards: If you haven’t sent in your nomination ballot yet, you still have a few hours to get your selections in! The nomination pool closes on Monday, March 31 at 11:59 pm PDT (7:59 am BST on Tuesday […]
It’s that time of year again – awards season! While the Hugo Awards aren’t without their (significant) issues, we’re still happy and proud to be able to nominate and vote for the biggest SFF annual fan awards. The Hugo Awards are among the most prestigious under the SFF umbrella, and each year the winners are […]
Hello everyone! As you may know, it is awards season – speculative fiction awards, that is. The Nebula nominees have been officially announced (and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the selection of titles), but it is also that time of year for the biggest SFF fan award nominations – the Hugo Awards. The Hugo […]
It’s Friday so this means we are over at Kirkus! This week, we take a page out of Renay’s book and shed some light on the Hugo nomination and voting process! Thanks to Renay (of the awesome Lady Business blog), her Smugglivus Post, and her recent Hugo Nomination post, we’ve decided to throw our hat […]
Ahoy, mateys! Welcome to another Sunday edition of the stash! Giveaway Winners: We have a few giveaways to announce! First up, the lucky winner of Follow My Lead by Kate Noble is… Lynnd (comment #61) And the winner of Abandon by Meg Cabot is… Miss Ash Tuesday (comment #65) Congratulations! You know the drill. Send […]
Howdy folks, and Happy Sunday! We begin this edition of our (mini) Smugglers’ Stash with a couple of announcements… Giveaway Winners: Phew, we had a few this week. The winner of the full set of Kelley Armstrong’s Darkest Powers Trilogy (The Summoning, The Awakening & The Reckoning) is: Rachel L (comment #79) The winner of […]
The Book Smugglers
1 : a book review blog specializing in speculative fiction and popgeekery for all ages since 2008.
2 : a digital-first publisher of speculative fiction and nonfiction since 2014.
3 : 2017 Hugo Nominee for Best Semiprozine
4 : a duo of awesomely badass book nerds