2015 RT Reviewers' Choice Award Nominees — Science Fiction/Fantasy/Paranormal

It's the most wonderful time of the year — awards season! We are thrilled and honored to present RT's Reviewers' Choice Awards Nominees for the best books genre fiction had to offer in 2015. Subscribers can see the entire list of nominees in our January issue, available digitally now. We'll be celebrating the nominees across genres all week. Here are the nominees for science fiction, fantasy and paranormal genres. You can click through to read the reviews and revel in the awesomeness! 

Best Science Fiction and Fantasy

Pierce Brown, Golden SonWesley Chu, Time Salvager
Cassandra Rose Clarke, Our Lady of the IceFire Sermon
Catherynne M. Valente, Radiance 

Fantasy Novel

Lila Bowen, Wake of VulturesZen Cho, Sorcerer to the Crown
N.K. JemisinSilvia Moreno-Garcia, Signal to Noise
Naomi Novik, UprootedRachel Vincent, Menagerie

Epic Fantasy Novel

Kate Elliott, Black WolvesCecelia Holland, Dragon Heart
Erin Lindsey, The BloodforgedJuliet Marillier, Tower of Thorns

Fantasy Adventure

Elizabeth Bear, Karen MemoryJim Butcher, The Aeronaut's Windlass
Clay Griffith, The Conquering DarkMichelle Sagara, Cast in Honor

Steampunk

Pip Ballantine & Tee Morris, The Diamond ConspiracyAnna Butler, The Gilded Scarab
Beth Cato, The Clockwork CrownDelilah S. Dawson, Wicked Ever After
Bec McMaster, Of Silk and Steam 

Paranormal Romance

A.C. Arthur, Primal HeatJenn Bennett, Grave Phantoms
Jeaniene Frost, Bound by FlamesSara Humphreys, Vampires Never Cry Wolf
Lindsey Piper, Hunted WarriorNalini Singh, Archangel's Enigma

Paranormal Wordbuilding

G.A. Aiken, Feel the BurnChristine Feehan, Viper Game
Thea Harrison, Shadow's EndWhen Darkness Ends, Alexandra Ivy

Fantasy Romance

Grace Draven, RadianceJeffe Kennedy, The Talon of the Hawk
Robin D. Owens, Heart LegacyC.S. Pacat, Captive Prince
Sharon Shinn, Jeweled Fire 

Futuristic Romance

Ally Blue, Hell on EarthJayne Castle, Siren's Call
Alyssa Cole, Mixed SignalsSherrilyn Kenyon, Born of Defiance

Indie Press/Self-Published Urban Fantasy

Rachel Aaron, One Good Dragon Deserves AnotherJ.C. Daniels, Edged Blade
Diana Pharaoh Francis, Edge of DreamsElizabeth Hunter, The Secret
Colleen Vanderlinden, Nether 

Urban Fantasy Novel

Ilona Andrews, Magic ShiftsPatricia Briggs, Dead Heat
Gini Koch, Alien in ChiefDevon Monk, Crucible Zero
Nicole Peeler, Jinn and JuiceLisa Shearin, The Dragon Conspiracy

Urban Fantasy Worldbuilding

Ben Aaronovitch, Foxglove SummerAnne Bishop, Vision in Silver
Darynda Jones, Eighth Grave After DarkDiana Rowland, Vengeance of the Demon
Carrie Vaughn, Kitty Saves the World 

Many congratulations to all the nominees! Check back all week as we celebrate all the RT Reviewers' Choice 2015 nominees across genres by clicking here!