On Monday, August 6, the Dragon Awards announced the 2018 finalists in a number of categories, including best science fiction novel, best fantasy novel, best young adult/middle grade novel, and best horror novel. The Dragon Awards nominations are made and voted on by fans, making it one of the few major science fiction and fantasy awards that puts the voting directly in the hands of readers without requiring a fee or a membership.
Below are a partial list of the 2018 Dragon Award finalists. The winners will be announced at the DragonCon convention in Atlanta, over Labor Day weekend.
If you wish to vote on the finalists, you may sign up with the Dragon Awards to receive a ballot.
Best Science Fiction Novel
Best Fantasy Novel
The Land: Predators by Aleron Kong (Kindle Book)
Best Young Adult/Middle Grade Novel
Cold Bath Street by A. J. Hartley (Print Book)
Best Military Science Fiction or Fantasy Novel
Price of Freedom: Age of Expansion by Craig Martelle and Michael Anderle (Kindle Book)
Best Alternate History Novel
Best Horror Novel
To see the full list of finalists on the ballot, including graphic novels, comics, role-playing games, and TV shows, visit the Dragon Awards website.