* 233 A Blade of Love by Nathanial Tower
* 264 The Belonging Kind by John Shirley and William Gibson
* 235 Unreliable Witness by Jo Walton
* B-Sides 17 Exploring by Bryce Albertson
* 261 The People of Sand and Slag by Paolo Bacigalupi
And some honorable mentions, because I have to say that I loved half of the total output rather than just 5. Damn Escape Pod forums getting me used to making big honorable mention lists as a crutch for having to take my other darlings off the list.