�lisabeth Vonarburg's novel Dreams of the Sea (Tesseract Books) and Lynda Williams and Alison Sinclair's novel Throne Price (Edge) are finalists for ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year Award in the science fiction category.
The ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards were established six years ago to bring increased attention to the literary achievements of independent presses and their authors. There are Gold, Silver and Bronze awards in each category, plus Editor's Choice Prizes for fiction and nonfiction. The awards will be presented at BookExpo America in Chicago on June 4.
Other finalists in the science fiction category are Arcalian Apocalypse by Michael Anthony Cariola (1stBooks), The Hand in the Mirror by M. Bradley Davis (1stBooks), Younger by Judith Sulzberger (Apple Trees Productions), The Light of Eidon by Karen Hancock (Bethany House), and Ring by Koji Suzuki (Vertical Inc.).