1) io9 put together a list of cool books coming out this fall. The House of Discarded Dreams is favorably mentioned, as well as a bunch of other exciting novels and collections.
2) The list of 2009 WFA nominees was released, here. Congratulations to all nominees, but especially to Genevieve Valentine, Cheryl Morgan, Sean Wallace, Ellen Datlow, Jeff VanderMeer, and Rick Bowes. Love you guys!