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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
953 members, 57 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 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)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 39.13

Explanations:

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

2
546 members, 37 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 21.11

3
1,619 members, 145 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
474 members, 40 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 16.37

5
841 members, 44 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

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

Score: 14.4

6
257 members, 19 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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

Score: 12.93

7
1,658 members, 109 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Score: 11.9

8
1,621 members, 103 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (2), sturlington (3), kara.shamy (4), pan0ramix (10)

Score: 11.48

9
215 members, 12 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 11.39

10
225 members, 45 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

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

Score: 8.5

11
826 members, 43 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: sturlington (4), mathgirl40 (5), lkmiller (5)

Score: 8.18

12
2,720 members, 191 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 7.18

13
418 members, 19 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 7.02

14
817 members, 57 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 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
528 members, 35 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

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

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 5.97

16
233 members, 24 reviews
4.36 stars (4.36 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
68 members, 4 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: karenb (4), pan0ramix (6)

Score: 5.38

18
677 members, 31 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Score: 5.13

19
65 members, 5 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: Vierran (6), MyriadBooks (6)

Score: 5.11

20
221 members, 12 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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

Score: 5.05

Explanations:

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

21
220 members, 13 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (7), pan0ramix (8)

Score: 4.84

22
113 members, 5 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (8), pan0ramix (9)

Score: 4.69

23
278 members, 27 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 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
262 members, 12 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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

Score: 4.35

25
51 members, 5 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

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

Score: 4.28

26
498 members, 35 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: karenb (2), lizzard (5)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 4.04

27
383 members, 24 reviews
4.54 stars (4.54 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1)

Score: 4

28
213 members, 14 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: karenb (1)

Score: 4

29
71 members, 6 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

Lists: jain (1)

Score: 4

30
262 members, 21 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3)

Score: 3.04

31
183 members, 11 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (3)

Score: 3.04

32
114 members, 4 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3)

Score: 3.04

33
1,997 members, 151 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
392 members, 18 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (4)

Score: 2.83

35
313 members, 22 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 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
44 members, 3 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (4)

Score: 2.83

37
536 members, 57 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5)

Score: 2.68

38
45 members, 5 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (5)

Score: 2.68

39
420 members, 119 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6)

Score: 2.56

40
173 members, 8 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (6)

Score: 2.56

41
149 members, 12 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: nnicole (6)

Score: 2.56

42
81 members, 4 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (6)

Score: 2.56

43
389 members, 34 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7)

Score: 2.46

44
273 members, 16 reviews
3.57 stars (3.57 stars)

Lists: lizzard (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

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

45
161 members, 9 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (7)

Score: 2.46

46
75 members, 2 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (7)

Score: 2.46

47
68 members, 4 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (7)

Score: 2.46

48
34 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: karenb (7)

Score: 2.46

49
328 members, 21 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: karenb (8)

Score: 2.38

50
206 members, 18 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8)

Score: 2.38

51
185 members, 13 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (8)

Score: 2.38

52
36 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (8)

Score: 2.38

53
23 members, 0 reviews
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.

54
179 members, 6 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: lizzard (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

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

55
179 members, 16 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: sturlington (9)

Score: 2.31

56
871 members, 67 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 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.

57
849 members, 45 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (10)

Score: 2.25

58
487 members, 34 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11)

Score: 2.2

59
337 members, 21 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: lizzard (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

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

60
160 members, 11 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: jain (11)

Score: 2.2

61
391 members, 18 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: jain (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

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

62
102 members, 7 reviews
4 stars (4 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

63
61 members, 2 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (12)

Score: 2.15

64
215 members, 17 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (13)

Score: 2.11

65
71 members, 7 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: lizzard (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

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

66
148 members, 26 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (14)

Score: 2.07

67
55 members, 5 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: lizzard (14)

Score: 2.07

68
45 members, 4 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: lizzard (15)

Score: 2.03

69
249 members, 12 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (16)

Score: 2

71
79 members, 6 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (3)

Thumbs down: amweb

Score: 1.04

72
798 members, 108 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 0.31

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

Lists: lizzard (10)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 0.25

74
662 members, 59 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

75
657 members, 24 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Score: 0

76
412 members, 21 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Score: 0

77
357 members, 16 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Score: 0

78
335 members, 25 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Score: 0

79
309 members, 8 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

80
280 members, 13 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Score: 0

81
280 members, 27 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Score: 0

82
273 members, 6 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Score: 0

83
273 members, 16 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Score: 0

84
269 members, 20 reviews
3.15 stars (3.15 stars)

Score: 0

85
253 members, 19 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

86
247 members, 13 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Score: 0

87
228 members, 7 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Score: 0

88
227 members, 11 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

89
214 members, 17 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

90
198 members, 10 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Score: 0

91
179 members, 12 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Score: 0

92
166 members, 10 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Score: 0

93
165 members, 8 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

94
162 members, 15 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

95
159 members, 18 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Score: 0

96
156 members, 5 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Score: 0

97
154 members, 9 reviews
3.12 stars (3.12 stars)

Score: 0

98
140 members, 8 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Score: 0

99
132 members, 3 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Score: 0

100
130 members, 9 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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