Looking for a good read to download to your tablet or *cell phone? Well, the nominees for 2018’s Hugo Awards were recently announced and this year’s top choices for best science fiction/fantasy will wow every type of fan.
Named for Hugo Gernsback, the famed editor of Amazing Stories magazine, the Hugo Awards are given out each year for the best works of literature in science fiction and fantasy. Overseen by the World Science Fiction Society, the panel of judges consists of World Science Fiction Convention members. The very first Hugo Award was given out back in 1953.
The 2018 Hugo Awards Nominees
The Collapsing Empire, by John Scalzi (Tor)
New York 2140, by Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit)
Provenance, by Ann Leckie (Orbit)
Raven Stratagem, by Yoon Ha Lee (Solaris)
Six Wakes, by Mur Lafferty (Orbit)
The Stone Sky, by N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
Upcoming Hugo Awards-Worthy Books
Already read the best books of last year? Here’s a few new ones coming this month:
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland: A pulse-pounding American Civil War story that finds the North and South coming together in order to battle Gettysburg zombies.
The Oracle Year by Charles Soule: A New York twenty-something wakes up from a dream with 108 predictions that he broadcasts via a website—infuriating some of the world’s most dangerous and powerful people.
One Way by Simon Morden: A company contracted to help colonize Mars turns to a team of convicted murders to do the job when they can’t fulfill the contract, but things end up going very wrong.
Last Shot: A Han and Lando Novel by Daniel José Older: Young Star Wars heroes Han Solo and Lando Calrissian race to stop an evil criminal with a grudge from using a deadly weapon on the denizens of Cloud City.
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