Hugo Award

The Hugo Awards are awards for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. They were first awarded in 1953, and have been awarded every year since 1955. The awards are run by and voted on by fans.

 

for Best Novel category winners

2015 selection

The Three-Body Problem

Remembrance of Earth's Past #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2015

by Cixin Liu & Ken Liu

"Wildly imaginative, really interesting." —President Barack Obama on The Three-Body Problem trilogy

The Three-Body Problem is the first chance for English-speaking readers to experience the Hugo Award-winning...


2013 selection

Redshirts

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2013

by John Scalzi

Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It's a prestige posting, and Andrew is thrilled all the more to be...


2012 selection

Among Others

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2012, Nebula Award for Best Novel 2012, Robert Holdstock Award 2012

by Jo Walton

Winner of the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel

Winner of the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Startling, unusual, and yet irresistably readable, Among Others is at once the compelling story of a young woman struggling...


2009 selection

The Graveyard Book

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2009

by Neil Gaiman & Dave Mckean

Neil Gaiman's perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book, has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal.

Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an...


2008 selection

The Yiddish Policemen's Union

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2008, Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel 2008, Nebula Award for Best Novel 2008

by Michael Chabon

For sixty years Jewish refugees and their descendants have prospered in the Federal District of Sitka, a "temporary" safe haven created in the wake of the Holocaust and the shocking 1948 collapse of the fledgling...


2007 selection

Rainbows End

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2007, Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel 2007

by Vernor Vinge

Four time Hugo Award winner Vernor Vinge has taken readers to the depths of space and into the far future in his bestselling novels A Fire Upon the Deep and A Deepness in the Sky. Now, he has written a science-fiction...


2006 selection

Spin

Spin #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2006

by Robert Charles Wilson

From the author of Axis and Vortex, the first Hugo Award-winning novel in the environmental apocalyptic Spin Trilogy...

One night in October when he was ten years old, Tyler Dupree stood in his back yard and...


2004 selection

Paladin of Souls

Chalion series #2

Nebula Award for Best Novel 2005, Hugo Award for Best Novel 2004, Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2004

by Lois Mcmaster Bujold

One of the most honored authors in the field of fantasy and science fiction, Lois McMaster Bujold transports us once more to a dark and troubled land and embroils us in a desperate struggle to preserve the endangered...


2003 selection

Hominids

Neanderthal Parallax #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2003

by Robert J. Sawyer

Robert Sawyer's SF novels are perennial nominees for the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, or both. Clearly, he must be doing something right since each one has been something new and different. What they do have...


2002 selection

American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2002, Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel 2002, Bram Stoker Award for Novel 2001

by Neil Gaiman

First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and...


2000 selection

A Deepness in the Sky

Zones of Thought #2

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2000

by Vernor Vinge

A Hugo award-winning Novel!

“Vinge is one of the best visionary writers of SF today.” David Brin

Thirty-Thousand years before A Fire Upon the Deep, humans stand on the verge of first contact with an alien...


1993 selection

A Fire Upon The Deep

Zones of Thought #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1993

by Vernor Vinge

A Hugo award-winning Novel!

“Vinge is one of the best visionary writers of SF today.” David Brin

Thousands of years in the future, humanity is no longer alone in a universe where a mind's potential is determined...


1987 selection

Speaker for the Dead

The Ender Saga #2

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1987, Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel 1987, Nebula Award for Best Novel 1987

by Orson Scott Card

In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War.

Now, long years later, a second alien race has...


1986 selection

Ender's Game

The Ender Saga #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1986, Nebula Award for Best Novel 1986

by Orson Scott Card

Winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy,...


1977 selection

Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1977, Locus Award for Best Novel 1977

by Kate Wilhelm

Before becoming one of today's most intriguing and innovative mystery writers, Kate Wilhelm was a leading writer of science fiction, acclaimed for classics like The Infinity Box and The Clewiston Test.

Now one...


1975 selection

The Dispossessed

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1975, Locus Award for Best Novel 1975, Nebula Award for Best Novel 1975

by Ursula K. Le Guin

“One of the greats….Not just a science fiction writer; a literary icon.” – Stephen King

From the brilliant and award-winning author Ursula K. Le Guin comes a classic tale of two planets torn apart by...


1969 selection

Stand on Zanzibar

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1969

by John Brunner & Bruce Sterling

Norman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations. His work is leading General Technics to the forefront of global domination, both in the marketplace and...


1958 selection

The Big Time

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1958

by Fritz Leiber

Have you ever worried about your memory, because it doesn't seem to recall exactly the same past from one day to the next? Have you ever thought that the whole universe might be a crazy, mixed-up dream? If you...


The Big Time

Hugo Award for Best Novel 1958

by Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr.

You can't know there's a war on—for the Snakes coil and Spiders weave to keep you from knowing it's being fought over your live and dead body!