Here are some of this year’s Dragon Award nominees. The Dragon Awards are given to books, shows, comics, movies, and games that fans adore. These awards focus on media that, like a dragon, their inner fire rises above the others, and once released, inspires respect from all who witness its fortitude. Check out some of this year’s nominees at the library!
Best Science Fiction Novel Nominee
The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Inspired by H.G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau, this follows Carlota Moreau, a young woman living in a luxuriant estate safe from the conflict of the Yucatán peninsula. It also follows Montgomery Laughton, an outcast who assists Doctor Moreau with his unusual experiments. They all live in a balanced world until the arrival of Eduardo Lizalde, the son of Dr. Moreau’s patron. Check out this clash of historical fiction and science fiction.
Best Fantasy Novel Nominee
The Atlas Paradox by Olivie Blake
In this sequel to the Atlas Six, follow six magicians given the opportunity of a lifetime where two paths lie ahead. Alliances will be tested in the Society of Alexandrians, a secret society with world-changing power. Will the society preserve the world as we know it, or are they destined to destroy it?
Best Young Adult / Middle Grade Novel Nominee
The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik
The much-anticipated conclusion for The Scholomance trilogy is here! One rule about Scholomance hall, don’t talk about what you’ll do when you get out. Well, they’re finally out. And everything has gone wrong. The enclave war is on the horizon, and everyone that was previously saved is on the verge of being killed. And now, the only solution… run back in?
Best Science Fiction or Fantasy TV Series, TV or Internet Nominees
Set a decade before Star Trek: The Original Series, Strange New Worlds follows the crew of the USS Enterprise, led by Captain Christopher Pike. This series chronicles the crew’s adventures as they explore the galaxy and set out on missions a decade before the original series takes place.
Jean-Luc Picard is enjoying his retirement from the Starfleet when a young woman, Dahj, appears, and she could have connections to his past.
Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Movie Nominees
When an inexplicable multiverse rift appears, an eye-opening adventure through parallel realities begins for Evelyn Wang, and it could not have come at a better time. Her relationship with her husband is on the rocks, her relationship with her father is in tatters, and her relationship with her daughter is imperfect at best. And not to mention, her laundromat business is at risk of failure.
Puss in Boots, the beloved hero, is back and he’s down to the last of his nine lives. To restore all of his lives he must pluck up his courage and venture into the Dark Forest to find the legendary Wishing Star. Find out if he has what it takes to outsmart the unstoppable Big Bad Wolf and get his life back on track.