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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
1,042 members, 60 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
584 members, 41 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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

Score: 23.11

3
1,673 members, 149 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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

Score: 18.21

4
510 members, 44 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (2), lizzard (3), lkmiller (3), nnicole (5), sturlington (9), Rtrace (10)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 14.68

5
867 members, 45 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 14.08

6
278 members, 19 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

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

Score: 12.93

7
1,785 members, 117 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Score: 11.9

8
1,767 members, 113 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 11.81

9
234 members, 14 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Score: 11.39

10
248 members, 45 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

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

Score: 8.5

11
851 members, 46 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

Score: 8.18

12
2,771 members, 203 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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

Score: 7.18

13
479 members, 22 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 7.02

14
900 members, 59 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 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
562 members, 39 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

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

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 5.97

16
248 members, 26 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 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
72 members, 4 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: karenb (4), pan0ramix (6)

Score: 5.38

18
70 members, 6 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Vierran (6), MyriadBooks (6)

Score: 5.11

19
242 members, 12 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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

Score: 5.05

Explanations:

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

20
239 members, 14 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (7), pan0ramix (8)

Score: 4.84

21
129 members, 6 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (8), pan0ramix (9)

Score: 4.69

22
314 members, 30 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 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

23
293 members, 14 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

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

Score: 4.35

24
53 members, 5 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

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

Score: 4.28

25
540 members, 36 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: karenb (2), lizzard (5)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 4.04

26
441 members, 119 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1)

Score: 4

27
412 members, 27 reviews
4.55 stars (4.55 stars)

Lists: KimarieBee (1)

Score: 4

28
225 members, 14 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: karenb (1)

Score: 4

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

Lists: jain (1)

Score: 4

30
813 members, 35 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 3.13

31
193 members, 11 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (3)

Score: 3.04

32
121 members, 4 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3)

Score: 3.04

33
2,091 members, 161 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
455 members, 21 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: mathgirl40 (4)

Score: 2.83

35
335 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
50 members, 3 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (4)

Score: 2.83

37
218 members, 18 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: sturlington (5)

Score: 2.68

38
44 members, 5 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (5)

Score: 2.68

39
420 members, 37 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: sturlington (6)

Score: 2.56

40
179 members, 8 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (6)

Score: 2.56

41
156 members, 12 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: nnicole (6)

Score: 2.56

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

Lists: mathgirl40 (6)

Score: 2.56

43
297 members, 16 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Lists: lizzard (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

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

44
197 members, 18 reviews
3.39 stars (3.39 stars)

Lists: sturlington (7)

Score: 2.46

45
169 members, 9 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: pan0ramix (7)

Score: 2.46

46
80 members, 2 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (7)

Score: 2.46

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

Lists: mathgirl40 (7)

Score: 2.46

48
43 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: karenb (7)

Score: 2.46

49
562 members, 58 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: sturlington (8)

Score: 2.38

50
350 members, 22 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: karenb (8)

Score: 2.38

51
203 members, 13 reviews
3.26 stars (3.26 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (8)

Score: 2.38

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

Lists: MyriadBooks (8)

Score: 2.38

53
26 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: jain (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

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

54
191 members, 7 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: lizzard (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

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

55
983 members, 73 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 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.

56
901 members, 47 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: MyriadBooks (10)

Score: 2.25

57
510 members, 34 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11)

Score: 2.2

58
354 members, 22 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: lizzard (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

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

59
173 members, 12 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: jain (11)

Score: 2.2

60
417 members, 20 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: jain (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

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

61
108 members, 8 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

62
65 members, 2 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (12)

Score: 2.15

63
223 members, 18 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (13)

Score: 2.11

64
80 members, 9 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: lizzard (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

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

65
148 members, 26 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (14)

Score: 2.07

66
58 members, 5 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: lizzard (14)

Score: 2.07

67
51 members, 5 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: lizzard (15)

Score: 2.03

68
264 members, 12 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (16)

Score: 2

69
41 members, 1 review
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: lizzard (16)

Score: 2

70
272 members, 21 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (3)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 1.04

71
81 members, 6 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (3)

Thumbs down: amweb

Score: 1.04

72
838 members, 109 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9)

Thumbs down: sturlington

Score: 0.31

73
240 members, 6 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: lizzard (10)

Thumbs down: jain

Score: 0.25

74
728 members, 25 reviews
4.42 stars (4.42 stars)

Score: 0

75
710 members, 61 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Score: 0

76
464 members, 24 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Score: 0

77
400 members, 19 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Score: 0

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

Score: 0

79
318 members, 9 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Score: 0

80
304 members, 13 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Score: 0

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

Score: 0

82
292 members, 8 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Score: 0

83
283 members, 16 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Score: 0

84
281 members, 19 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Score: 0

85
280 members, 23 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)

Score: 0

86
271 members, 13 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Score: 0

87
243 members, 7 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

88
236 members, 11 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Score: 0

89
235 members, 18 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

90
229 members, 11 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Score: 0

91
182 members, 11 reviews
3.59 stars (3.59 stars)

Score: 0

92
180 members, 8 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Score: 0

93
174 members, 12 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Score: 0

94
172 members, 17 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Score: 0

95
171 members, 5 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Score: 0

96
170 members, 16 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Score: 0

97
162 members, 9 reviews
3.11 stars (3.11 stars)

Score: 0

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

Score: 0

99
146 members, 9 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Score: 0

100
140 members, 3 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Score: 0

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Started by: Rtrace (June 2017)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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