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2018 Hugo Eligible Novels

Description: This list contains novels eligible for the 2018 Hugo Award for Best Novel. Generally these are science fiction and fantasy stories of 40,000 words or more published in 2017. A full description of the eligibility requirements is here.

Members: 18 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
823 members, 49 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: lizzard (1), nnicole (1), lkmiller (1), mathgirl40 (1), vwinsloe (1), gypsysmom (1), souloftherose (1), Vierran (2), Leslie_L.J. (2), Rtrace (2), jain (3)

Score: 41.13

Explanations:

vwinsloe (1): Winner!!!!!!

2
483 members, 31 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: lizzard (2), nnicole (2), Leslie_L.J. (3), lkmiller (4), souloftherose (4), Rtrace (5), karenb (6), jain (7)

Score: 23.11

3
1,392 members, 132 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Leslie_L.J. (1), lkmiller (2), souloftherose (2), nnicole (3), jain (10), MyriadBooks (11)

Score: 18.21

4
418 members, 37 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), mathgirl40 (2), lizzard (3), lkmiller (3), nnicole (5), Rtrace (10)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 16.37

5
772 members, 43 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), pan0ramix (1), sturlington (2), mathgirl40 (3)

Score: 14.4

6
230 members, 17 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (4), pan0ramix (5), Vierran (5), jain (6), Rtrace (11)

Score: 12.93

7
358 members, 19 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (2), sturlington (3), lizzard (4), gypsysmom (4)

Score: 12.06

8
1,513 members, 101 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (5), souloftherose (5), mathgirl40 (10), pan0ramix (11), gypsysmom (13)

Score: 11.9

9
194 members, 10 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: jain (2), Vierran (3), MyriadBooks (5), Rtrace (9)

Score: 11.39

10
1,460 members, 97 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (2), sturlington (4), kara.shamy (4), pan0ramix (10)

Score: 11.27

11
209 members, 43 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (2), Vierran (4), jain (9)

Score: 8.5

12
750 members, 38 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5), mathgirl40 (5), lkmiller (5)

Score: 8.03

13
2,472 members, 179 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (6), gypsysmom (9), mathgirl40 (9)

Score: 7.18

14
750 members, 52 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (1), nnicole (4), MyriadBooks (12)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 6.98

Explanations:

jain (0): An entertaining read, and I'm definitely planning on picking up the sequels, but imo the story as is feels too incomplete to qualify for Best Novel.

15
481 members, 34 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (3), Rtrace (6), mathgirl40 (8)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 5.97

16
202 members, 23 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: karenb (3), lizzard (6)

Score: 5.6

Explanations:

lizzard (6): Great portal fantasy book. Is it eligible for the YA Not a Hugo too?

17
62 members, 4 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: karenb (4), pan0ramix (6)

Score: 5.38

18
558 members, 24 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: karenb (5), kara.shamy (7)

Score: 5.13

19
60 members, 6 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Vierran (6), MyriadBooks (6)

Score: 5.11

20
196 members, 10 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: jain (5), kara.shamy (8)

Score: 5.05

Explanations:

jain (5): Also eligible for the Hugo YA award.

21
200 members, 13 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (7), pan0ramix (8)

Score: 4.84

22
98 members, 5 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (8), pan0ramix (9)

Score: 4.69

23
222 members, 26 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: lizzard (8), pan0ramix (12)

Score: 4.53

Explanations:

lizzard (8): Beautifully written book about a generation ship & the horrible stratification of its societies

24
223 members, 11 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (11), kara.shamy (12)

Score: 4.35

25
44 members, 5 reviews
3.44 stars (3.44 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (10), kara.shamy (15)

Score: 4.28

26
425 members, 30 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: karenb (2), lizzard (5)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 4.04

27
341 members, 21 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1)

Score: 4

28
198 members, 13 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: karenb (1)

Score: 4

29
64 members, 5 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: jain (1)

Score: 4

30
235 members, 21 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3)

Score: 3.04

31
166 members, 9 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (3)

Score: 3.04

32
105 members, 4 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3)

Score: 3.04

33
1,786 members, 140 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (2), Rtrace (3), gypsysmom (7)

Thumbs down: lizzard, souloftherose, pan0ramix (13)

Score: 2.86

Explanations:

pan0ramix (13): It's got some good bits, but it's not anywhere near award-worthy.

34
369 members, 18 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (4)

Score: 2.83

35
294 members, 22 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: jain (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

jain (4): Also eligible for the Hugo YA award. Fifth volume of The Queen's Thief series, eligible for the Hugo Series award.

36
40 members, 3 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (4)

Score: 2.83

37
42 members, 4 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (5)

Score: 2.68

38
502 members, 52 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6)

Score: 2.56

39
168 members, 7 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (6)

Score: 2.56

40
141 members, 11 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: nnicole (6)

Score: 2.56

41
73 members, 4 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (6)

Score: 2.56

42
392 members, 116 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7)

Score: 2.46

43
256 members, 14 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: lizzard (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

lizzard (7): A weird, wild book! Definitely Hugo material!

44
151 members, 9 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (7)

Score: 2.46

45
67 members, 3 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (7)

Score: 2.46

46
58 members, 4 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (7)

Score: 2.46

47
33 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: karenb (7)

Score: 2.46

48
351 members, 31 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8)

Score: 2.38

49
291 members, 20 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: karenb (8)

Score: 2.38

50
161 members, 13 reviews
3.27 stars (3.27 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (8)

Score: 2.38

51
33 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (8)

Score: 2.38

52
21 members, 1 review
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: jain (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

jain (8): Seventh volume of the James Asher series, eligible for the Hugo Series award.

53
757 members, 100 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

Score: 2.31

54
190 members, 17 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: sturlington (9)

Score: 2.31

55
156 members, 6 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: lizzard (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

lizzard (9): Fabulous superhero book. I loved it.

56
816 members, 38 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (10)

Score: 2.25

57
709 members, 52 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: Vierran (1), MyriadBooks (1), kara.shamy (10)

Thumbs down: jain, lizzard, pan0ramix, karenb

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

jain (0): Check out the 2018 Hugo Eligible Novellas list, where All Systems Red is currently #1. :-)

lizzard (0): This is excellent and award-worthy but it is a novella.

pan0ramix (0): Not a novel (but well worth the read.)

karenb (0): It belongs in the Novella category.

58
170 members, 16 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: sturlington (10)

Score: 2.25

59
440 members, 31 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11)

Score: 2.2

60
310 members, 21 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: lizzard (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

lizzard (11): This was an amazing, beautiful, disturbing book. <3

61
135 members, 11 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: jain (11)

Score: 2.2

62
358 members, 16 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: jain (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

jain (12): Also eligible for the Hugo YA award.

63
95 members, 7 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: lizzard (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

lizzard (12): One of the best books of the year. Probably eligible for the YA one too

64
58 members, 2 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (12)

Score: 2.15

65
190 members, 17 reviews
3.53 stars (3.53 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (13)

Score: 2.11

66
61 members, 6 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: lizzard (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

lizzard (13): GREAT book, sequel to Book of the Unnamed Midwife. Post apocalypse horribleness.

67
143 members, 26 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (14)

Score: 2.07

68
50 members, 5 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: lizzard (14)

Score: 2.07

69
36 members, 4 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: lizzard (15)

Score: 2.03

70
227 members, 12 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (16)

Score: 2

72
69 members, 6 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (3)

Thumbs down: amweb

Score: 1.04

73
191 members, 5 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: lizzard (10)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 0.25

74
597 members, 52 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

75
576 members, 21 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Score: 0

76
340 members, 17 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Score: 0

77
323 members, 25 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

Score: 0

78
302 members, 21 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Score: 0

79
300 members, 13 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Score: 0

80
290 members, 8 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Score: 0

81
261 members, 19 reviews
3.16 stars (3.16 stars)

Score: 0

82
260 members, 13 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

83
260 members, 25 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Score: 0

84
247 members, 6 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Score: 0

85
236 members, 12 reviews
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Score: 0

86
215 members, 7 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Score: 0

87
201 members, 10 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Score: 0

88
199 members, 13 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Score: 0

89
197 members, 15 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Score: 0

90
193 members, 9 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

91
179 members, 8 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Score: 0

92
155 members, 14 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

93
151 members, 10 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Score: 0

94
150 members, 10 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Score: 0

95
147 members, 17 reviews
3.54 stars (3.54 stars)

Score: 0

96
144 members, 6 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Score: 0

97
140 members, 9 reviews
3.14 stars (3.14 stars)

Score: 0

98
133 members, 5 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Score: 0

99
127 members, 8 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Score: 0

100
122 members, 10 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Score: 0

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Started by: Rtrace (June 2017)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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