Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel

awarded since 1995.

 

2016 selection

Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle, Book 1)

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2016

by Jay Kristoff

Fom New York Times bestselling author, Jay Kristoff, comes a dangerous new fantasy world and a heroine edged in darkness.

Mia Corvere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death.

Destined...


Nevernight

The Nevernight Chronicle #1

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2016

by Jay Kristoff

Nevernight is the first in an epic new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author, Jay Kristoff.

In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking...


2005 selection

Blade of Fortriu

The Bridei Chronicles #2

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2005

by Juliet Marillier

Blade of Fortriu is the second book in Juliet Marillier's Bridei Chronicles.

Five Winters have passed since young king Bridei ascended the throne of Fortriu. Five years, in which the people have felt a contentment...


2003 selection

Abhorsen

Abhorsen #3

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2003

by Garth Nix

The apocalyptic conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Abhorsen series—an epic fantasy experience not to be missed.

The Abhorsen Sabriel and King Touchstone are missing, leaving only Lirael—newly come...


2001 selection

The Wounded Hawk

The Crucible #2

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2001

by Sara Douglass

The Middle Ages. Finally, the Black Plague has passed and for a while it seems evil has been defeated. Europe recovers; prosperity returns, trade resumes, and people slowly recover from the effects of the plague....


2000 selection

Son of the Shadows

Sevenwaters #2

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2000

by Juliet Marillier

Son of the Shadows is the sequel to Juliet Marillier's evocative first novel Daughter of the Forest.

It continues the saga of beautiful Sorcha, the courageous young woman who risked all to save her family from...


1996 selection

Starman

The Wayfarer Redemption #3

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 1996

by Sara Douglass

Axis is the StarMan of prophecy and legend, destined to lead the three races of his world to unite as one people. The people of his world all know the Prophecy of the Destroyer, despite the failed attempts of...


Enchanter

The Wayfarer Redemption #2

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 1996

by Sara Douglass

The stunning sequel to The Wayfarer Redemption

Axis is a true hero, in every sense of the word. On his shoulders lies the double burden of prophecy and war. Having fulfilled the first part of the prophecy by...


1995 selection

Sabriel

Abhorsen #1

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 1995

by Garth Nix & Leo And Diane Dillon

Game of Thrones fans will love the New York Times bestselling Abhorsen series. Sabriel, the first installment in the trilogy, launched critically acclaimed author Garth Nix onto the fantasy scene as a rising...