As a genre that covers a lot of different territory and ideas, sci-fi and fantasy books also spark a wealth of different awards during the year. In addition to the famous awards given for best science fiction novel or best fantasy novel, there are also awards for best alternate history story (the Sidewise Award), an award for best libertarian ideals (the Prometheus award), awards given to books for younger readers, and awards given to new writers.
In 2018, N. K. Jemisin's The Stone Sky scored a hat trick with wins in the Locus, Nebula, and Hugo Awards. And each book in Jeminin's Broken Earth trilogy—of which The Stone Sky is book three—has won the Hugo Award, as well as been named as finalists for the other major awards.
Below are the winners of more than a dozen awards, listed in order in which they were granted during 2018.
Still wanting to predict forthcoming winners? The World Fantasy Awards have named their finalists but not yet their winners (to be announced in early November), so start a-readin'.
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