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The Winners and Recommended Short List for the 2009 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards were announced at Gaylaxicon 2009 in October 2009 in Minneapolis.

A handout listing the winners, short list recommendations, ISBN numbers, publishers, and a short writeup of each winner/short list item is available here.

2009 Best Novel - Winner & Short List
2009 Best Novel Other Nominees

2009 Best Novel Winner & Short List

The Stratford Man (Hell and Earth/Ink and Steel) - Elizabeth Bear (Roc)

All the Windwracked Stars - Elizabeth Bear (Tor)
City of Ashes - Cassandra Clare (McElderry)
Havemercy - Jaida Jones & Danielle Bennett (Bantam Spectra)
Shadow's Return - Lynn Flewelling (Bantam Spectra)
Turnskin - Nicole Kimberling (Blind Eye Books)


2009 Best Novel Other Nominees

Adijan and Her Genie by L-J Baker (Bedazzled Ink)
Alliance in Blood by Ariel Tachna (Dreamspinner Press)
The Archer's Heart by Astrid Amara (Blind Eye Books)
Blood Magic by Matthew Cook (Juno)
Covenant in Blood by Ariel Tachna (Dreamspinner Press)
Dragon & Fenyx: Called By Power by Auburnimp & Michael Barnette (Shadowfire Press)
Dragon & Fenyx 2: Swordbrothers by Auburnimp & Michael Barnette (Shadowfire Press)
Face Your Fears by Jeffrey L Stoddard (PD Publishing)
Half A Crown by Jo Walton (Tor)
Jawk, Tales of the Chosen by Kayelle Allen (Liquid Silver Books)
The Love We Share Without Knowing by Christopher Barzak (Bantam)
The Magician and the Fool by Barth Anderson (Bantam)
My Hero by Tristram Burden (Rebel Satori Press)
Nights of Sin by Matthew Cook (Juno)
On Azrael's Wings by D. Jordan Redhawk (PD Publishing)
Santa Claus Conquers the Homophobes by Robert Devereaux (Booklocker)
Seti's Heart by Kiernan Kelly (Torquere)