2016 Manly Wade Wellman Award cover gallery

As I’m gearing up to podcast descriptions of all of these books for Carolina Book Beat in the morning, and as nominations have been open a while, here’s a cover gallery of this year’s Manly Wade Wellman Award  final eligibility list of 115 titles, alpha by author:


The Light Who Binds (Bluebell Kildare Series Book 2) Spell of Shattering (Dark Caster Series, Book 4) The Dead Chain
The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) First Frost (Waverley Family, #2) The Wonderland Effect
The Subterranean Season: A Novel Adventures of a Space Bum III: Finding Galium Serafina and the Black Cloak (Serafina, #1)AntiBio 2: The Control War Blood Cruise: A Deep Sea Thriller Dead Team Alpha 2: The Stronghold
In Perpetuity Kaiju Inferno Behemoth Island (Mega #4)
Reign of Four: I Reign of Four: II Reign of Four: III Reign of Four: IV
ScareScapes Book One: Phantom Limbs! ScareScapes Book Two: Systems Failure! ScareScapes Book Three: The Sleepwalking Dead!
ScareScapes Book Four: Attack of the Living Shadows! ScareScapes Book Five: End of Life Exams! ScareScapes Book Six: Into the Black!
The Bleeding Heartland (Z-Burbia #5) Rocky Mountain Die (Z-Burbia, #6) Mercury & Murder (Beowulf Chronicles #2)
Schism (Gifted, #2) Hauling Ash Railroad! Volume Twelve: End of the Line
Skin Deep: A Historical Horror (Skin Trade Book 2) Going Through The Change Gatefather (Mither Mages #3)
Destiny's Handmaiden Rebecca Hornsby, Elf Princess  Dragon of the Stars
Afiri Star Trek: The Original Series: Savage Trade Gone Beyond Beyond: A Dharma Mystery
Air and Darkness: A novel Into the Maelstrom Sound


The Night of One Hundred Thieves One Year After His Witch to Keep (Keepers of the Veil, #2)
 In Midnight's Silence (Los Nefilim #1) Without Light or Guide (Los Nefilim #2)
Bound by Flames (Night Prince, #3) Tales of a Fifth-Grade Knight The Geomancer (Gareth and Adele, #1)
The Shadow Revolution (Crown & Key, #1) The Undying Legion (Crown & Key, #2) The Conquering Dark (Crown & Key, #3)
The Girl in Acid Park (The Millroad Academy Exorcists Book 2) From the Stone (New Knights of the Round Table Book 1) In the Still of the Night (Black Knight Chronicles #5)
 Queen of Kats Book I - Betrayal Raising Hell - A Quincy Harker, Demon Hunter Novella
Straight to Hell - A Quincy Harker, Demon Hunter Novella Hell on Heels Haw
Southern Gothic (Max Porter Mysteries Book 4) Southern Haunts (Max Porter Mysteries Book 5) The Way of the Soul (The Malja Chronicles Book 6) Founders
The Mussorgsky Riddle  Bryony and Roses


Soul Arbor Wishing for You (I Wish, #2) Midnight Burning
Gappy's Gadgets (Tales from the Land of Ononokin Book 4) Warped Conduit (Platoon F Book 6) Kidnap on Fantasy Planet (Platoon F Book 7)
The Further Adventures of Ebenezer Scrooge Red Sky Dawning (The Mako Saga Book 2) Chaos and Moonlight (Order of the Nines, #1)
Vendetta (Deadly Curiosities, #2) War of Shadows (Ascendant Kingdoms, #3) Iron & Blood (Jake Desmet Adventures #1)
Gods of Chaos (Red Magic #2) My Outcast State (The Maauro Chronicles Book 1) Soulprint
After: Red Scare (After, #5) After: Dying Light (After #6) Scars and Ashes: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller (Zapheads Book 2)
Afterburn: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller (Next Book 1) The Preacher: A Supernatural Thriller (Solom Book 3) Dawnbreaker (Legends of the Duskwalker, #3)


Daughter of Deep Silence City of Thirst (Map to Everywhere, #2) STARGATE ATLANTIS: Lost Queen (SGX-04)
Stargate Atlantis: Third Path (Stargate Atlantis, #23) Wind Raker (The Order of the Air, #4) Oath Bound ( The Order of the Air, #5)
The Dragon Conspiracy (SPI Files, #2) A Cold Legacy (The Madman's Daughter, #3) The Cage (The Cage, #1)
Seduce (Succubus Kiss, #1) Savor (Succubus Kiss #2) Sacrifice (Succubus Kiss #3) Summon (Succubus Kiss Book 4)
Their Fractured Light (Starbound, #3) The Perilous Journey of the Not-So-Innocuous Girl Castle Hangnail
Scout's Oath (Scout's Honor #2) Scout's Duty (Scout's Honor #3) Time's Divide
Crockatiel: An O.C.L.T. Novel Sturgis

I included Goodreads links for every title for which I could find a listing. Nominations will remain open until Monday, May 13, followed by a final voting round to begin in June. The award will be presented at ConGregate in July. To register to place a nominating ballot, please submit a voter registration form.

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