We are now coming to the finalists in the SCKA. Following much judicial discussion here are the works that made it to the final round, along with quotes from the discussions:
Best Fantasy Novel
Metronome by Oliver Langmead
"...on the level of pure enjoyment and delight, Metronome was miles ahead for me"
"Metronome is so much fun and bizarre"
Under The Pendulum Sun by Jeanette Ng"I loved the writing and the atmosphere, and I enjoy books that make the Fae creepy af"
"...creating that most unique eerie feel in a world"
Best Science Fiction Novel
Places in the Darkness by Christopher Brookmyre"I really loved the characters and it was very old school but told in a modern fashion"
"I love a cynical, h...