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2020 Hugo Eligible Novels

Description: This list contains novels eligible for the 2019 Hugo Award for Best Novel. Generally these are science fiction and fantasy stories of 40,000 words or more published in 2018. A full description of the eligibility requirements is here.

Members: 13 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
1,254 members, 59 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (1), lkmiller (3), Aquila (4), kara.shamy (4), jain (4), gypsysmom (5), goobergunch (6), Rtrace (10)

Score: 23.01

2
946 members, 53 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (1), lkmiller (2), kara.shamy (2), g33kgrrl (2), goobergunch (5), Rtrace (7)

Score: 19.23

3
773 members, 32 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (1), Aquila (1), karenb (2), goobergunch (4), Rtrace (4), g33kgrrl (15)

Score: 19.05

4
409 members, 22 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: jain (1), gypsysmom (2), lkmiller (5), Aquila (9), andyl (13), Rtrace (14)

Score: 16.52

5
1,479 members, 49 reviews
3.34 stars (3.34 stars)

Lists: goobergunch (1), Cecrow (1), kara.shamy (3), Rtrace (9), g33kgrrl (16)

Thumbs down: Aquila

Score: 13.35

6
1,624 members, 89 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: Aquila (2), jain (7), souloftherose (8), Rtrace (12), g33kgrrl (14)

Score: 12.42

7
3,414 members, 162 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: sturlington (1), gypsysmom (1), kara.shamy (5), Rtrace (5)

Thumbs down: Aquila

Score: 11.35

8
796 members, 48 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: lkmiller (4), g33kgrrl (5), Aquila (6), Rtrace (11)

Score: 10.26

9
451 members, 21 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: karenb (1), goobergunch (2), andyl (24)

Score: 9.17

10
362 members, 16 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)

Lists: gypsysmom (3), goobergunch (3), andyl (3)

Score: 9.12

11
384 members, 24 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (3), g33kgrrl (4), karenb (4)

Score: 8.7

12
1,654 members, 103 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: lkmiller (1), Aquila (11), Rtrace (13)

Score: 8.3

13
1,540 members, 43 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Aquila (3), kara.shamy (6), goobergunch (7)

Score: 8.05

14
519 members, 19 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: Aquila (7), souloftherose (7), andyl (12)

Score: 7.07

15
55 members, 2 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (1), kara.shamy (7)

Score: 6.46

16
1,555 members, 87 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (3), gypsysmom (4)

Score: 5.87

17
163 members, 6 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (2), andyl (7)

Score: 5.82

18
833 members, 35 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (2), g33kgrrl (12)

Score: 5.51

19
332 members, 21 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: sturlington (3), andyl (9)

Score: 5.35

20
145 members, 6 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3), andyl (11)

Score: 5.24

21
232 members, 11 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: Aquila (5), karenb (6)

Score: 5.23

Explanations:

karenb (6): Excellent near-future, post-plague dystopia about music (performers, performing, and the music industry). AR & VR. Two female queer protagonists.

22
810 members, 45 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

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

Score: 5.05

23
162 members, 12 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (6), g33kgrrl (8)

Score: 4.93

24
152 members, 12 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: karenb (7), g33kgrrl (7)

Score: 4.92

25
1,049 members, 39 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (9), Aquila (10)

Score: 4.56

26
473 members, 23 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (9), g33kgrrl (11)

Score: 4.51

27
74 members, 10 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (10), andyl (10)

Score: 4.5

28
195 members, 12 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: Aquila (13), kara.shamy (13)

Score: 4.21

29
42 members, 5 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: andyl (1)

Score: 4

30
112 members, 4 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (10), andyl (28)

Score: 3.99

31
2,454 members, 124 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: sturlington (2)

Score: 3.36

32
300 members, 14 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: jain (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

jain (2): Author is eligible for the Astounding Award for Best New Author (afaik).

33
104 members, 10 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: andyl (2)

Score: 3.36

34
158 members, 4 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: jain (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

jain (3): Author is eligible for the Astounding Award for Best New Author (afaik).

35
59 members, 8 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: karenb (3)

Score: 3.04

36
127 members, 7 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: andyl (4)

Score: 2.83

37
124 members, 10 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (4)

Score: 2.83

38
262 members, 18 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (5)

Score: 2.68

39
171 members, 17 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: jain (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

jain (5): Also eligible for the Lodestar Award.

40
58 members, 4 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: andyl (5)

Score: 2.68

41
1,121 members, 40 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (6)

Score: 2.56

42
497 members, 20 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (6)

Score: 2.56

43
55 members, 6 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: jain (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

jain (6): Also eligible for the Lodestar Award.

44
27 members, 0 reviews
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Lists: andyl (6)

Score: 2.56

45
1,039 members, 73 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: jain (8)

Score: 2.38

46
201 members, 10 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: andyl (8)

Score: 2.38

47
182 members, 25 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (8)

Score: 2.38

48
110 members, 4 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: karenb (8)

Score: 2.38

49
88 members, 5 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: Aquila (8)

Score: 2.38

50
204 members, 12 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Lists: karenb (9)

Score: 2.31

51
888 members, 46 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (10)

Score: 2.25

52
856 members, 57 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11)

Score: 2.2

53
582 members, 23 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (12)

Score: 2.15

54
126 members, 5 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: Aquila (12)

Score: 2.15

55
896 members, 46 reviews
3.46 stars (3.46 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (13)

Score: 2.11

56
81 members, 1 review
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: andyl (14)

Score: 2.07

57
50 members, 4 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: andyl (15)

Score: 2.03

58
157 members, 12 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: andyl (16)

Score: 2

59
281 members, 13 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: andyl (17)

Score: 1.97

60
54 members, 1 review
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: andyl (18)

Score: 1.94

61
368 members, 22 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: andyl (19)

Score: 1.92

62
90 members, 5 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: andyl (20)

Score: 1.89

63
30 members, 3 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: andyl (21)

Score: 1.87

64
22 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: andyl (22)

Score: 1.85

65
191 members, 5 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: andyl (23)

Score: 1.83

66
36 members, 1 review
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: andyl (25)

Score: 1.79

67
40 members, 1 review
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: andyl (26)

Score: 1.77

68
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: andyl (27)

Score: 1.76

69
193 members, 14 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

70
1,435 members, 98 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (9)

Thumbs down: karenb, jain

Score: < 0

Explanations:

karenb (0): Definitely a novella.

jain (0): Technically eligible for Best Novel due to the 20% rule, but probably better suited for the novella category.

71
110 members, 2 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Thumbs down: karenb, Aquila, andyl, jain

Score: < 0

Explanations:

karenb (0): A novella

jain (0): isfdb lists this book as a novella.

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Started by: karenb (April 2019)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered

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