2018 Hugo Awards

The Hugo Awards 2018 for best science fiction have been announced! Check out this year’s winners, which include many books by women of color, including N.K. Jemisin, the first author to win Best Novel three (!) times in a row for the Broken Earth trilogy. You can view the complete list of the finalists and winners online.

Best Novel

The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin 

The Moon will soon return. Whether this heralds the destruction of humankind or something worse will depend on two women. Essun has inherited the power of Alabaster Tenring. With it, she hopes to find her daughter Nassun and forge a world in which every orogene child can grow up safe.

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Best Novella

All Systems Red by Martha Wells

In a corporate-dominated spacefaring future, planetary missions must be approved and supplied by the Company. Exploratory teams are accompanied by Company-supplied security androids, for their own safety. But in a society where contracts are awarded to the lowest bidder, safety isn’t a primary concern.

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Best Related Work

No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin

No Time to Spare collects the best of Ursula’s blog, presenting perfectly crystallized dispatches on what matters to her now, her concerns with this world, and her wonder at it.

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Best Graphic Story

Monstress, Volume 2: The Blood, written by Marjorie M. Liu, illustrated by Sana Takeda

Maika Halfwolf is on the run from a coalition of forces determined to control or destroy the powerful Monstrum that lives beneath her skin. But Maika still has a mission of her own: to discover the secrets of her late mother, Moriko.

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