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Nebula Awards

Annually recognizes the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States.
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The WIndup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

  • The Love We Share Without Knowing by Christopher Barzak

  • Flesh and Fire by Laura Anne Gilman

  • The City & the City by China Miéville

  • Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

  • Finch by Jeff VanderMeer


Blackout by Connie Willis

  • The Native Star by M. K. Hobson

  • The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin

  • Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

  • Echo by Jack McDevitt

  • Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okerafor


Among Others by Jo Walton

  • Embassytown by China Miéville

  • Firebird by Jack McDevitt

  • God's War by Kameron Hurley

  • Mechanique : a Tale of the Circus Tresaulti by Genevieve Valentine

  • The Kingdom of Gods by N. K. Jemisin


2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson

  • Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed

  • Ironskin by Tina Connolly

  • The Killing Moon by N. K. Jemisin

  • The Drowning Girl by Caitlin R. Kiernan

  • Glamour in Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal


Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

  • We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

  • Fire with Fire by Charles E. Gannon

  • Hild by Nicola Griffith

  • The Red : First Light by Linda Negata

  • A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar

  • The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker


Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

  • The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

  • Trial by Fire by Charles E. Gannon

  • Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

  • The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu

  • Coming Home by Jack McDevitt


Uprooted by Naomi Novik

  • Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie

  • Barsk : the Elephants' Graveyard by Lawrence M. Schoen

  • The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

  • The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu

  • Raising Caine by Charles E. Gannon

  • Updraft by Fran Wilde


All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

  • Borderline by Mishell Baker

  • The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

  • Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

  • Everfair by Nisi Shawl


The Stone Sky by N. K. Jemisin

  • Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly

  • The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter by Theodora Goss

  • Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory

  • Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

  • Jade City by Fonda Lee

  • Autonomous by Annalee Newitz


The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

  • Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller

  • The Poppy War by Kuang, R. F.

  • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

  • Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

  • Witchmark by C. J. Polk