Nebula AwardsThe Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s 54th Annual Nebula conference (May 16-19) will be held in Los Angeles, and the 2018 Nebula Awards will be announced on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

We’ve already covered the Novelettes and Short Stories. Today let’s talk about the finalists for Best Novel, Best Novella, and the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult SFF.

Here are the finalists in these categories. Click the links to read our reviews:


The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal, TorSpinning Silver by Naomi Novik, Del Rey/MacmillanTrail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse, Saga Press
Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller, Del ReyWitchmark by C.L. Polk, PublishingThe Poppy War by R.F. Kuang, Harper Voyager US; Harper Voyager UK


Alice Payne Arrives by Kate Heartfield, PublishingGods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson, PublishingThe Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clark, publishing
Artificial Condition by Martha Wells, publishingThe Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard, Subterranean PressFire Ant by Jonathan P. Brazee, Semper Fi


Dread Nation by Justina Ireland, Balzer + BrayPeasprout Chen: Future Legend of Skate and Sword by Henry Lien, Henry Holt/Macmillan Children’s BooksChildren of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Henry Holt/Macmillan Children’s Books
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi, Rick Riordan PresentsTess of the Road by Rachel Hartman, Random HouseA Light in the Dark by A.K. DuBoff, BDL

Which stories have you read? Who do you predict will win? Who do you want to win?

Give us your thoughts and predictions in the comments. One random commenter with a USA mailing address will win a book from our stacks.

Good luck to all the finalists!


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