Science Fiction Romance Awards Announced

Announcing the 2017 SFR Galaxy Awards!

This is a big week in science fiction romance as the SFR Galaxy Awards for 2017 were announced on January 31st. Judged by respected book bloggers and reviewers in the genre, the Award has the following theme per their website: The theme of the SFR Galaxy Awards is inclusiveness. Instead of giving an award to a single book, this event will recognize the worth of multiple books and/or the standout elements they contain. The basic philosophy behind this approach is to help connect readers with books.

These awards have been given every year since 2012 and this year’s honorees (in no particular order) were:

Relaunch Mission (The Galactic Cold War) by Robyn Bachar

Wanted and Wired by Viven Jackson

Perfect Gravity by Vivien Jackson

Race to Redemption by Shari Elder (Selected by two judges)

South Seas Salvation by JC Hay

Scions of the Star Empire – Scandal by Athena Grayson

Diffraction by Jess Anastasi

War Games (Valiant Knox #4) by Jess Anastasi

The Rule of Luck by Catherine Cerveny

Chains of Freedom by Audrey Sharpe

Mikolos by Ruby Lionsdrake

Flying Through Fire by Nina Croft

Rescuing Prince Charming by Edward Hoornaert

For the Greater Good: Puss in Space by Greta van der Rol

Unexpected by Pippa Jay

Dustwalker by Tiffany Roberts

Found Girl (Project Enterprise, #6) by Pauline Baird Jones

Cypher (The Dragon’s Bidding, #2) by Christina Westcott

Heart Sight (Celta’s Heartmates #15) by Robin D. Owens

The Jane Austen Project by Kathleen A. Flynn

Crashed on an Ice World (Phoenix Adventures #9) by Anna Hackett

In Ageless Sleep by Arden Ellis

Claim the Wolf King by Meg Xuemei X

The Emperor’s Mate by May Sage

Destroyer — Hidden Planet Book 1 by Anna Carven

Kayzon’s Wish — Alien Bounty Hunters Book 3 by Michele Mills

Pets in Space 2: Embrace the Romance  by S.E. Smith, M.K. Eidem, Susan Grant, Michelle   Howard, Cara Bristol, Veronica Scott, Pauline Baird Jones, Laurie A. Green, Sabine Priestley, Jessica E. Subject, Carol Van Natta, Alexis Glynn Latner

And in special mentions this year, two games:

Mass Effect Andromeda from Bioware

Best Romance Plot in a Science Fiction Video Game: Nier: Automata (for PS4 and PC)

Congratulations to all the honorees – that’s a lot of really good reading on one list!

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