So funny thing. The Hugo nominations for best novel? Yeah, take a look:
A Dance With Dragons by George RR Martin
Embassytown by China Mieville
Among Others by Jo Walton
Deadline by Mira Grant
Leviathan Wakes by James S A Corey
So yeah. This is where I normally say something sort of glib and understated, but even though I’ve known about this for a while, the truth is, I’m still a little gobsmacked. I’m pleased and humbled to be nominated, and being on a list with these folks is more than I had imagined or hoped for. So. Yeah. That.
For the folks who nominated Leviathan Wakes, thank you all so much, and Ty and I are really glad you liked the book. For those of you who haven’t read the book and are going to Worldcon this year, we will be working with your friends and mine at Orbit to get the book in the packet. I hope y’all get a chance to read all the nominees — they’re damn good books, all of ’em — and vote your conscience.
I’m going to go gibber quietly in a corner for a while.