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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: 12 participating members (show all)

All members' listSort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
1,928 members, 94 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

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

Score: 23.01

2
1,176 members, 67 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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

Score: 19.23

3
972 members, 37 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

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

Score: 19.05

4
529 members, 28 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

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

Score: 16.52

5
2,016 members, 52 reviews
3.29 stars (3.29 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Aquila

Score: 13.35

6
2,706 members, 133 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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

Score: 12.42

7
1,173 members, 61 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

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

Score: 10.26

8
621 members, 25 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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

Score: 9.17

9
468 members, 22 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

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

Score: 9.12

10
466 members, 33 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Score: 8.7

11
2,392 members, 133 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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

Score: 8.3

12
2,958 members, 73 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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

Score: 8.05

13
4,674 members, 199 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Aquila

Score: 7.35

14
801 members, 30 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

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

Score: 7.07

15
69 members, 2 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

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

Score: 6.46

16
2,094 members, 100 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (3), gypsysmom (4)

Score: 5.87

17
220 members, 7 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (2), andyl (7)

Score: 5.82

18
1,221 members, 46 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (2), g33kgrrl (12)

Score: 5.51

19
226 members, 9 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (3), andyl (11)

Score: 5.24

20
309 members, 18 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 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.

21
1,000 members, 56 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

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

Score: 5.05

22
207 members, 14 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (6), g33kgrrl (8)

Score: 4.93

23
210 members, 13 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: karenb (7), g33kgrrl (7)

Score: 4.92

24
1,579 members, 64 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (9), Aquila (10)

Score: 4.56

25
615 members, 29 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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

Score: 4.51

26
94 members, 10 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

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

Score: 4.5

27
255 members, 15 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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

Score: 4.21

28
52 members, 5 reviews
3.61 stars (3.61 stars)

Lists: andyl (1)

Score: 4

29
161 members, 5 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (10), andyl (28)

Score: 3.99

30
433 members, 25 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: jain (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

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

31
136 members, 11 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: andyl (2)

Score: 3.36

32
289 members, 9 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: jain (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

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

33
69 members, 9 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: karenb (3)

Score: 3.04

34
158 members, 7 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: andyl (4)

Score: 2.83

35
152 members, 12 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (4)

Score: 2.83

36
323 members, 21 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: souloftherose (5)

Score: 2.68

37
245 members, 23 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: jain (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

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

38
81 members, 5 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: andyl (5)

Score: 2.68

39
1,505 members, 53 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (6)

Score: 2.56

40
946 members, 30 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (6)

Score: 2.56

41
62 members, 6 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: jain (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

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

42
31 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: andyl (6)

Score: 2.56

43
1,423 members, 95 reviews
3.68 stars (3.68 stars)

Lists: jain (8)

Score: 2.38

44
280 members, 15 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: andyl (8)

Score: 2.38

45
243 members, 28 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: Rtrace (8)

Score: 2.38

46
140 members, 6 reviews
2.97 stars (2.97 stars)

Lists: karenb (8)

Score: 2.38

47
106 members, 5 reviews
3.27 stars (3.27 stars)

Lists: Aquila (8)

Score: 2.38

48
401 members, 24 reviews
3.66 stars (3.66 stars)

Lists: andyl (9)

Score: 2.31

49
269 members, 14 reviews
3.28 stars (3.28 stars)

Lists: karenb (9)

Score: 2.31

50
1,132 members, 60 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (10)

Score: 2.25

51
1,156 members, 64 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (11)

Score: 2.2

52
674 members, 27 reviews
3.17 stars (3.17 stars)

Lists: kara.shamy (12)

Score: 2.15

53
159 members, 5 reviews
3.67 stars (3.67 stars)

Lists: Aquila (12)

Score: 2.15

54
1,177 members, 57 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (13)

Score: 2.11

55
104 members, 2 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: andyl (14)

Score: 2.07

56
64 members, 4 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: andyl (15)

Score: 2.03

57
217 members, 11 reviews
3.7 stars (3.7 stars)

Lists: andyl (16)

Score: 2

58
351 members, 15 reviews
3.69 stars (3.69 stars)

Lists: andyl (17)

Score: 1.97

59
61 members, 3 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: andyl (18)

Score: 1.94

60
486 members, 27 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: andyl (19)

Score: 1.92

61
106 members, 6 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: andyl (20)

Score: 1.89

62
36 members, 3 reviews
3.36 stars (3.36 stars)

Lists: andyl (21)

Score: 1.87

63
29 members, 0 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: andyl (22)

Score: 1.85

64
270 members, 5 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: andyl (23)

Score: 1.83

65
61 members, 1 review
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: andyl (25)

Score: 1.79

66
57 members, 2 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: andyl (26)

Score: 1.77

67
73 members, 1 review
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: andyl (27)

Score: 1.76

68
3,677 members, 167 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Score: 0

69
256 members, 16 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Score: 0

70
2,308 members, 148 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: g33kgrrl (9)

Thumbs down: karenb, jain

Score: -1.69

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
141 members, 8 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

Thumbs down: karenb, Aquila, andyl, jain

Score: -8

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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