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Atlanta’s Dragon Con took place over the long Labor Day weekend earlier this month, and as part of the festivities, the convention handed out its annual Dragon Awards, which honor the past year’s best books, comics, and games in a variety of categories.
- Best Young Adult / Middle Grade Novel: A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher
- Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel: Gun Runner by Larry Correia, John D. Brown
- Best Alternate History Novel: 1637: No Peace Beyond The Line by Eric Flint, Charles Gannon
- Best Media Tie-In Novel: Firefly: Generations by Tim Lebbon
- Best Horror Novel: The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher
- Best Comic Book: X-Men by Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar
- Best Graphic Novel: The Magicians: New Class by Lev Grossman, Lilah Sturges, Pius Bak
- Best Science Fiction or Fantasy TV Series: The Expanse, Amazon
- Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Movie: The Old Guard by Gina Prince-Bythewood
- Best Science Fiction or Fantasy PC/Console Game: Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, Ubisoft
- Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Mobile Game: Harry Potter: Puzzles and Spells, Zynga
- Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Board Game: Dune: Imperium, Dire Wolf Games
- Beset Science Fiction or Fantasy Miniatures / Collectible Card / Roleplaying Game: Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: Soulbound Role-Playing Game, Cubicle 7
MetaStellar editor and publisher Maria Korolov is a science fiction novelist, writing stories set in a future virtual world. And, during the day, she is an award-winning freelance technology journalist who covers artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and enterprise virtual reality. See her Amazon author page here and follow her on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Email her at [email protected]. She is also the editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business, one of the top global sites covering virtual reality.