Nebula Award for Best Novel

Best Novel award

 

2015 selection

Annihilation

Southern Reach Trilogy #1

Nebula Award for Best Novel 2015

by Jeff Vandermeer

The Southern Reach Trilogy begins with this Nebula Award-winning novel that "reads as if Verne or Wellsian adventurers exploring a mysterious island had warped through into a Kafkaesque nightmare world" (Kim...


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...


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...


2005 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

American Gods

Nebula Award for Best Novel 2003

by Neil Gaiman

The storm was coming….Shadow spent three years in prison, keeping his head down, doing his time. All he wanted was to get back to the loving arms of his wife and to stay out of trouble for the rest of his...


2002 selection

The Quantum Rose

Saga of the Skolian Empire #6

Nebula Award for Best Novel 2002

by Catherine Asaro

From the author of Ascendant Sun, the Saga of the Skolian Empire continues in this Nebula Award-Winning Novel.

Kamoj Argali is the young ruler of an impoverished province on a backward planet. To keep her people...


1992 selection

Stations of the Tide

Nebula Award for Best Novel 1992

by Michael Swanwick

The Nebula Award-wining novel from Michael Swanwick—one of the most brilliantly assured and darkly inventive writers of contemporary fiction—a masterwork of radically altered realities and world-shattering...


1991 selection

Tehanu

Earthsea novels #4

Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel 1991, Nebula Award for Best Novel 1991

by Ursula K. Le Guin

The Nebula and Locus Award–winning fourth novel in the renowned Earthsea series from Ursula K. LeGuin gets a beautiful new repackage.

In this fourth novel in the Earthsea series, we rejoin the young priestess...


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

Man Plus

Nebula Award for Best Novel 1977

by Frederik Pohl

The Nebula Award–winning masterwork by the author of Gateway

In the not-too-distant future, a desperate war for natural resources threatens to bring civilization to a crashing halt. Nuclear warships from around...


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

Centuries ago, the moon Anarres was settled by utopian anarchists who left the Earthlike planet Urras in search of a better world, a new beginning. Now a brilliant physicist, Shevek, determines to reunite the...


1972 selection

A Time of Changes

Nebula Award for Best Novel 1972

by Robert Silverberg

In the far future, Earth is a worn-out backwater and humanity is spread across the galaxy on worlds that began as colonies, but now feel like home, each with its own long history of a thousand years or more,...