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Years:
All, 2023 (9), 2022 (10), 2021 (8), 2020 (10), 2019 (13), 2018 (7), 2016 (10), 2015 (11), 2014 (11), 2013 (10), 2012 (11), 2011 (10), 2010 (15)
WorkYear
Blade of Dream by Daniel Abraham
2023
Infinity Gate by M. R. Carey
2023
The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty
2023
Immortal Longings by Chloe Gong
2023
These Burning Stars by Bethany Jacobs
2023
The Deep Sky by Yume Kitasei
2023
Translation State by Ann Leckie
2023
A Day of Fallen Night by Samantha Shannon
2023
We Are the Crisis (The Convergence Saga) (Convergence Saga, 2) by Cadwell Turnbull
2023
When Women Were Dragons by Kelly Barnhill
2022
The art of prophecy : a novel by Wesley Chu
2022
Saint Death's Daughter by C. S. E. Cooney
2022
The Paradox Hotel by Rob Hart
2022
Moon Witch, Spider King by Marlon James
2022
The World We Make by N. K. Jemisin
2022
The Spear Cuts Through Water by Simon Jimenez
2022
Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution by R. F. Kuang
2022
Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
2022
A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland
2022
Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki
2021
Destroyer of Light by Jennifer Marie Brissett
2021
Machinehood by S.B. Divya
2021
The Free Bastards by Jonathan French
2021
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
2021
A Radical Act of Free Magic by H. G. Parry
2021
No Gods, No Monsters by Cadwell Turnbull
2021
Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
2021
Driftwood by Marie Brennan
2020
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
2020
Master of Poisons by Andrea Hairston
2020
The City We Became by N. K. Jemisin
2020
The Vanished Birds by Simon Jimenez
2020
Trouble the Saints by Alaya Dawn Johnson
2020
Goldilocks by Laura Lam
2020
The Poet King: The Harp and Ring Sequence #3 by Ilana C. Myer
2020
The Seventh Perfection by Daniel Polansky
2020
Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse
2020
The Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chakraborty
2019
How Rory Thorne Destroyed the Multiverse by K. Eason
2019
Early Riser by Jasper Fforde
2019
A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World by C. A. Fletcher
2019
Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
2019
Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger
2019
The Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons
2019
Middlegame by Seanan McGuire
2019
Blood of an Exile by Brian Naslund
2019
Fall; or, Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson
2019
The Iron Dragon's Mother by Michael Swanwick
2019
The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull
2019
Wanderers: A Novel by Chuck Wendig
2019
Vita Nostra by Sergey Dyachenko
2018
The Grey Bastards by Jonathan French
2018
Night Fall by Simon R. Green
2018
How Long 'Til Black Future Month? by N. K. Jemisin
2018
Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller
2018
State Tectonics by Malka Older
2018
Dark State by Charles Stross
2018
All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
2016
Night Without Stars by Peter F. Hamilton
2016
Supernova (The Lightless Trilogy) by C. A. Higgins
2016
The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin
2016
Death's End by Cixin Liu
2016
Kingfisher by Patricia A. McKillip
2016
Infomocracy by Malka Older
2016
The Last Mortal Bond by Brian Staveley
2016
Not So Much, Said the Cat by Michael Swanwick
2016
Super Extra Grande by Yoss
2016
Dark Orbit by Carolyn Ives Gilman
2015
The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
2015
Lightless by C. A. Higgins
2015
Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie
2015
The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu
2015
Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China Miéville
2015
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
2015
Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson
2015
Chasing the Phoenix: A Science Fiction Novel by Michael Swanwick
2015
Sisters of the Revolution: A Feminist Speculative Fiction Anthology by Ann VanderMeer
2015
The Affinities by Robert Charles Wilson
2015
Steles of the Sky by Elizabeth Bear
2014
The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon
2014
Afterparty by Daryl Gregory
2014
The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
2014
Defenders by Will McIntosh
2014
Crown of Renewal by Elizabeth Moon
2014
Arcanum by Simon Morden
2014
Lock In by John Scalzi
2014
The Rhesus Chart by Charles Stross
2014
Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
2014
The Martian by Andy Weir
2014
Written in Red by Anne Bishop
2013
Box Office Poison (Linnet Ellery) by Phillipa Bornikova
2013
Queen Victoria's Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy by Ellen Datlow
2013
Deep Space by Ian Douglas
2013
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
2013
Transcendental by James Gunn
2013
Neptune's Brood by Charles Stross
2013
Blood Oranges by Kathleen Tierney
2013
Something More Than Night by Ian Tregillis
2013
The Land Across by Gene Wolfe
2013
The Hydrogen Sonata by Iain M. Banks
2012
Range of Ghosts by Elizabeth Bear
2012
City of the Lost by Stephen Blackmoore
2012
Tarnished Knight by Jack Campbell
2012
Caliban's War by James S. A. Corey
2012
Expedition to the Mountains of the Moon by Mark Hodder
2012
The Killing Moon by N. K. Jemisin
2012
The Cassandra Project by Jack McDevitt
2012
The Apocalypse Codex by Charles Stross
2012
The Coldest War by Ian Tregillis
2012
The Hermetic Millennia by John C. Wright
2012
The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe
2011
With Fate Conspire by Marie Brennan
2011
Spellbound by Blake Charlton
2011
When the Saints by Dave Duncan
2011
Embassytown by China Miéville
2011
Scholar: A Novel in the Imager Portfolio by L. E. Modesitt
2011
The Cold Commands by Richard K. Morgan
2011
Snuff by Terry Pratchett
2011
The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi
2011
Rule 34 by Charles Stross
2011
The Bird of the River by Kage Baker
2010
Bearers of the Black Staff by Terry Brooks
2010
Side Jobs: Stories From the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
2010
The Palace of Impossible Dreams by Jennifer Fallon
2010
Shadows in the Cave by Caleb Fox
2010
Will Power by A. J. Hartley
2010
Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb
2010
The Last Page by Anthony Huso
2010
Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
2010
Prospero in Hell by L. Jagi Lamplighter
2010
Five Odd Honors by Jane Lindskold
2010
Nights of Villjamur by Mark Charan Newton
2010
Tongues of Serpents by Naomi Novik
2010
The Double Human by James O'Neal
2010
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
2010

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