The 2010 Locus Magazine Awards for science fiction were handed out today -- many of the winners were reviewed here as well (links below). You'd be hard pressed to find a better reading list of great contemporary SF:
Best SF Novel:
Boneshaker, Cherie Priest (Tor)
2010 Locus Awards Winners
Best Fantasy Novel:
The City & The City, China Miéville (Del Rey; Macmillan UK)
Best First Novel:
The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade)
Best Young Adult Book:
Leviathan, Scott Westerfeld (Simon Pulse; Simon & Schuster UK)
The Women of Nell Gwynne's, Kage Baker (Subterranean)
''By Moonlight'', Peter S. Beagle (We Never Talk About My Brother)
Best Short Story:
''An Invocation of Incuriosity'', Neil Gaiman (Songs of the Dying Earth)
The New Space Opera 2, Gardner Dozois & Jonathan Strahan, eds. (Eos; HarperCollins Australia)
The Best of Gene Wolfe, Gene Wolfe (Tor); as The Very Best of Gene Wolfe (PS)
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