The OF Blog: wotmania is doing its annual OF Awards voting now

Monday, December 10, 2007

wotmania is doing its annual OF Awards voting now

Although you can view the list here, I'll repost the categories/finalists here in case you might want to weigh in with a vote (if so, you can email me at the address in my profile).

Best 2007 SF/Fantasy Novel (all releases are US ones):

Joe Abercrombie, The Blade Itself
Steven Erikson, Reaper's Gale
Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Brandon Sanderson, The Well of Ascension


Most Disappointing 2007 SF/Fantasy Novel:

Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson, Sandworms of Dune
Scott Lynch, Red Seas Under Red Skies
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Best 2007 SF-Related Movie:

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Pan's Labyrinth
Stardust


Most Disappointing 2007 SF-Related Movie:

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Shrek 3
Spiderman 3


Best 2007 SF-Related TV Show:

Battlestar Galactica
Heroes
Lost
Stargate Atlantis


Most Disappointing 2007 SF-Related TV Show:

Battlestar Galactica
Bionic Woman
Heroes
Journeyman


Most Fan-Friendly Author:

Joe Abercrombie
David Anthony Durham
Scott Lynch
James and Harriet Rigney (Robert Jordan)
J.K. Rowling
John Scalzi
Tad Williams

Best New Author:

Joe Abercrombie
Tobias Buckell
Hal Duncan
Scott Lynch
Patrick Rothfuss

Most Anticipated 2008 Release (US):

Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Mercy
Steven Erikson, Toll the Hounds
Peter F. Hamilton, The Dreaming Void
Scott Lynch, Republic of Thieves
George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons
Brandon Sanderson, The Hero of Ages

Biggest News Story of 2007:

Madeleine L'Engle (A Wrinkle in Time) dies
James Rigney (Robert Jordan) dies
J.K. Rowling reveals that Dumbledore is gay


Feel free to comment on the wotmania viewers' choices in the comments section, if you'd like. Needless to say, it's vastly different than my finalist list for the novels (or most anything else). Voting runs through 12/24, so if you'd like to weigh in, I'd love to receive your emailed ballot.

1 comment:

Max the Mediocre said...

I'm tempted to go vote for 'dumbledore is gay!' as most important story of the year, just to highlight how effing ridiculous it is.

 
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