The 2019 Hugo Award Nominees for the Best in Science Fiction

Adrian Liang on April 05, 2019
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HugoAward.PNGI've been on pins and needles for the last few weeks, wondering which sci-fi and fantasy books from 2018 would be nominated for Hugo Awards this year. Finally, the list of nominated titles is here.

The members of the 2018 and 2019 World Science Fiction Convention cast 1,800 valid ballots that led to these nominations for the Hugo Awards, the Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book, and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer.

The winners of the awards will be announced on August 15, 2019, at Dublin 2019: An Irish Worldcon.


Best Novel

The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel by Mary Robinette Kowal (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarer) Record of a Spaceborn Few (Wayfarer) by Becky Chambers (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Revenant Gun (Machineries of Empire) Revenant Gun (Machineries of Empire) by Yoon Ha Lee (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Space Opera Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Spinning Silver: A Novel Spinning Silver: A Novel by Naomi Novik (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World) Trail of Lightning (The Sixth World) by Rebecca Roanhorse (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Best Novella

Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children) Beneath the Sugar Sky (Wayward Children) by Seanan McGuire (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Binti: The Night Masquerade Binti: The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


The Black God's Drums The Black God's Drums by P. Djèlí Clark (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


The Tea Master and the Detective The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard (Kindle Book)


Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book

The Belles The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) by Tomi Adeyemi (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air) The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air) by Holly Black (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Dread Nation Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


The Invasion (The Call, Book 2) The Invasion (The Call, Book 2) by Peadar O'Guilin (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


Tess of the Road Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman (Print Book | Kindle Book | Audible Audiobook)


The John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer

Nominees: Katherine Arden, S.A. Chakraborty, R.F. Kuang, Jeannette Ng, Vina Jie-Min Prasad, and Rivers Solomon

The full list of nominations, which includes categories such as Best Graphic Story, Best Editor, and Best Art Book, can be found here.


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