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Locus Award

Established in 1971 - the Locus Award is presented each year to winners of the Locus magazine's reader's poll. Between 1971 and 1979 there was an award for "best novel" - since 1980 this has been split into "best sci fi novel" and "best fantasy novel" - up until the millennium there was also a category for "best horror novel" however this award is sadly no more.

Best Science Fiction Novel

  • 2015 - Ancillary Sword Ann Leckie
    • - The Peripheral - William Gibson
    • - The Three-Body Problem - Cixin Liu
    • - Lock In - John Scalzi
    • - Annihilation/Authority/Acceptance - Jeff VanderMeer
  • 2014 - Abaddon's Gate James S. A. Corey
    • - MaddAddam - Margaret Atwood
    • - The Best of All Possible Worlds - Karen Lord
    • - Shaman - Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Neptune’s Brood - Charles Stross
  • 2013 - Redshirts John Scalzi
    • - The Hydrogen Sonata - Iain M. Banks
    • - Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Caliban’s War - James S.A. Corey
    • - 2312 - Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 2012 - Embassytown China Miéville
    • - Leviathan Wakes - James S. A. Corey
    • - 11/22/63 - Stephen King
    • - Rule 34 - Charles Stross
    • - The Children of the Sky - Vernor Vinge
  • 2011 - Blackout/Allclear Connie Willis
    • - Surface Detail - Iain M. Banks
    • - Cryoburn - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Zero History - William Gibson
    • - The Dervish House - Ian McDonald
  • 2010 - Boneshaker Cherie Priest
    • - The Empress of Mars - Kage Baker
    • - Steal Across the Sky - Nancy Kress
    • - Galileo's Dream - Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Julian Comstock: A Story of 22nd-Century America - Robert Charles Wilson
  • 2009 - Anathem Neal Stephenson
    • - Matter - Iain M. Banks
    • - City at the End of Time - Greg Bear
    • - Marsbound - Joe Haldeman
    • - Saturn's Children - Charles Stross
  • 2008 - The Yiddish Policemen's Union Michael Chabon
    • - The Accidental Time Machine - Joe Haldeman
    • - Brasyl - Ian McDonald
    • - Halting State - Charles Stross
    • - Spook Country - William Gibson
  • 2007 - Rainbows End Vernor Vinge
    • - Blindsight - Peter Watts
    • - Carnival - Elizabeth Bear
    • - Farthing - Jo Walton
    • - Glasshouse - Charles Stross
  • 2006 - Accelerando Charles Stross
    • - Fifty Degrees Below - Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Learning the World - Ken MacLeod
    • - Olympos - Dan Simmons
    • - Spin - Robert Charles Wilson
  • 2005 - The Baroque Cycle Neal Stephenson
    • - The Algebraist - Iain M. Banks
    • - Eastern Standard Tribe - Cory Doctorow
    • - Forty Signs of Rain - Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Iron Sunrise - Charles Stross
  • 2004 - Ilium Dan Simmons
    • - Pattern Recognition - William Gibson
    • - Quicksilver - Neal Stephenson
    • - Darwin's Children - Greg Bear
    • - The Speed of Dark - Elizabeth Moon
  • 2003 - The Years of Rice and Salt Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Kiln People - David Brin
    • - Bones of the Earth - Michael Swanwick
    • - Redemption Ark - Alastair Reynolds
    • - Coyote - Allen Steele
  • 2002 - Passage Connie Willis
    • - Shadow of the Hegemon - Orson Scott Card
    • - The Chronoliths - Robert Charles Wilson
    • - Return to the Whorl - Gene Wolfe
    • - Defender - C. J. Cherryh
  • 2001 - The Telling Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Eater - Gregory Benford
    • - Zeitgeist - Bruce Sterling
    • - The Coming - Joe Haldeman
    • - In Green's Jungles - Gene Wolfe
  • 2000 - Cryptonomicon Neal Stephenson
  • 1999 - To Say Nothing of the Dog Connie Willis
    • - Darwinia - Robert Charles Wilson
    • - The Alien Years - Robert Silverberg
    • - Distraction - Bruce Sterling
    • - The Golden Globe - John Varley
  • 1998 - The Rise of Endymion Dan Simmons
    • - Antarctica - Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Forever Peace - Joe Haldeman
    • - Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman - Walter M. Miller - Jr., with Terry Bisson
    • - Finity's End - C. J. Cherryh
  • 1997 - Blue Mars Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Endymion - Dan Simmons
    • - Memory - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Cetaganda - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Holy Fire - Bruce Sterling
  • 1996 - The Diamond Age by Neal Stephenson
    • - Brightness Reef - David Brin
    • - Invader - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Legacy - Greg Bear
    • - The Time Ships - Stephen Baxter
  • 1995 - Mirror Dance Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Parable of the Sower - Octavia E. Butler
    • - Foreigner - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Mother of Storms - John Barnes
    • - Beggars and Choosers - Nancy Kress
  • 1994 - Green Mars Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Moving Mars - Greg Bear
    • - Beggars in Spain - Nancy Kress
    • - Virtual Light - William Gibson
    • - Glory Season - David Brin
  • 1993 - Doomsday Book Connie Willis
  • 1992 - Barrayar Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Xenocide - Orson Scott Card
    • - Bone Dance - Emma Bull
    • - The Summer Queen - Joan D. Vinge
    • - All the Weyrs of Pern - Anne McCaffrey
  • 1991 - The Fall of Hyperion Dan Simmons
    • - Earth - David Brin
    • - Queen of Angels - Greg Bear
    • - The Vor Game - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Voyage to the Red Planet - Terry Bisson
  • 1990 - Hyperion Dan Simmons
    • - Rimrunners - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Grass - Sheri S. Tepper
    • - Tides of Light - Gregory Benford
    • - A Fire in the Sun - George Alec Effinger
  • 1989 - Cyteen C. J. Cherryh
    • - Mona Lisa Overdrive - William Gibson
    • - Islands in the Net - Bruce Sterling
    • - Prelude to Foundation - Isaac Asimov
    • - The Gold Coast - Kim Stanley Robinson
  • 1988 - The Uplift War David Brin
    • - When Gravity Fails - George Alec Effinger
    • - The Urth of the New Sun - Gene Wolfe
    • - The Forge of God - Greg Bear
    • - Life During Wartime - Lucius Shepard
  • 1987 - Speaker for the Dead Orson Scott Card
    • - Heart of the Comet - Gregory Benford & David Brin)
    • - Count Zero - William Gibson
    • - The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
    • - Foundation and Earth - Isaac Asimov
  • 1986 - The Postman David Brin
    • - Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
    • - Footfall - Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
    • - Robots and Empire - Isaac Asimov
    • - Helliconia Winter - Brian W. Aldiss
  • 1985 - The Integral Trees Larry Niven
    • - Demon - John Varley
    • - Heechee Rendezvous - Frederik Pohl
    • - Stars In My Pocket Like Grains of Sand - Samuel R. Delany
    • - Chanur's Venture - C. J. Cherryh
  • 1984 - Startide Rising David Brin
    • - The Robots of Dawn - Isaac Asimov
    • - Millennium - John Varley
    • - Helliconia Summer - Brian W. Aldiss
    • - The Void Captain's Tale - Norman Spinrad
  • 1983 - Foundations Edge Isaac Asimov
    • - 2010: Odyssey Two - Arthur C. Clarke
    • - Friday - Robert A. Heinlein
    • - The Pride of Chanur - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Courtship Rite - Donald Kingsbury
  • 1982 - The Many Coloured Land Julian May
    • - Windhaven - George R. R. Martin & Lisa Tuttle
    • - Downbelow Station - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Dream Park - Larry Niven & Steven Barnes
    • - Project Pope - Clifford D. Simak
  • 1981 - The Snow Queen Joan D. Vinge
    • - Beyond the Blue Event Horizon - Frederik Pohl
    • - The Ringworld Engineers - Larry Niven
    • - Wizard - John Varley
    • - Timescape - Gregory Benford
  • 1980 - Titan John Varley
    • - Jem - Frederik Pohl
    • - The Fountains of Paradise - Arthur C. Clarke
    • - Stardance - Spider Robinson & Jeanne Robinson
    • - On Wings of Song - Thomas M. Disch

Best Fantasy Novel

  • 2015 - The Goblin Emperor Katherine Addison
    • - Steles of the Sky - Elizabeth Bear
    • - City of Stairs - Robert Jackson Bennett
    • - The Magician’s Land - Lev Grossman
    • - The Mirror Empire - Kameron Hurley
  • 2014 - The Ocean at the End of the Lane Neil Gaiman
    • - NOS4A2 - Joe Hill
    • - River of Stars - Guy Gavriel Kay
    • - Doctor Sleep - Stephen King
    • - The Republic of Thieves - Scott Lynch
  • 2013 - The Apocalypse Codex Charles Stross
    • - The Killing Moon - N.K. Jemisin
    • - The Drowning Girl - Caitlín R. Kiernan
    • - Glamour in Glass - Mary Robinette Kowal
    • - Hide Me Among the Graves - Tim Powers
  • 2012 - A Dance with Dragons George RR Martin
    • - Snuff - Terry Pratchett
    • - The Wise Man’s Fear - Patrick Rothfuss
    • - Deathless - Catherynne M. Valente
    • - Among Others - Jo Walton
  • 2011 - Kraken China Miéville
    • - Under Heaven - Guy Gavriel Kay
    • - Who Fears Death - Nnedi Okorafor
    • - The Fuller Memorandum - Charles Stross
    • - The Sorcerer’s House - Gene Wolfe
  • 2010 - The City & The City China Miéville
    • - Unseen Academicals - Terry Pratchett
    • - Drood - Dan Simmons
    • - Palimpsest - Catherynne M. Valente
    • - Finch - Jeff VanderMeer
  • 2009 - Lavinia Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - The Shadow Year - Jeffrey Ford
    • - The Bell at Sealey Head - Patricia A. McKillip
    • - The Dragons of Babel - Michael Swanwick
    • - An Evil Guest - Gene Wolfe
  • 2008 - Making Money Terry Pratchett
    • - Endless Things - John Crowley
    • - Pirate Freedom - Gene Wolfe
    • - Territory - Emma Bull
    • - Ysabel - Guy Gavriel Kay
  • 2007 - The Privilege of the Sword Ellen Kushner
    • - The Jennifer Morgue - Charles Stross
    • - The Last Witchfinder - James Morrow
    • - Soldier of Sidon - Gene Wolfe
    • - Three Days to Never - Tim Powers
  • 2006 - Anansi Boys Neil Gaiman
    • - A Feast for Crows - George R.R. Martin
    • - The Hallowed Hunt - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Someone Comes to Town - Someone Leaves Town - Cory Doctorow
    • - Thud! - Terry Pratchett
  • 2005 - Iron Council China Miéville
    • - The Dark Tower: Song of Susannah; The Dark Tower - Stephen King
    • - Going Postal - Terry Pratchett
    • - The Family Trade - Charles Stross
    • - The Wizard Knight - Gene Wolfe
  • 2004 - Paladin of Souls Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Monstrous Regiment - Terry Pratchett
    • - The Light Ages - Ian R. MacLeod
    • - The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla - Stephen King
    • - 1610: A Sundial in a Grave - Mary Gentle
  • 2003 - The Scar China Miéville
    • - Night Watch - Terry Pratchett
    • - A Winter Haunting - Dan Simmons
    • - White Apples - Jonathan Carroll
    • - Kushiel's Chosen - Jacqueline Carey
  • 2002 - American Gods Neil Gaiman
    • - The Other Wind - Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - The Curse of Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - The Wooden Sea - Jonathan Carroll
    • - Thief of Time - Terry Pratchett
  • 2001 - A Storm of Swords George R. R. Martin
    • - Declare - Tim Powers
    • - The Amber Spyglass - Philip Pullman
    • - Perdido Street Station - China Miéville
    • - Ash: A Secret History - Mary Gentle
  • 2000 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J. K. Rowling
    • - The Fifth Elephant - Terry Pratchett
    • - Fortress of Owls - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Dark Cities Underground - Lisa Goldstein
    • - Tamsin - Peter S. Beagle
  • 1999 - A Clash of Kings George R. R. Martin
    • - Stardust - Neil Gaiman
    • - Mockingbird - Sean Stewart
    • - Heartfire - Orson Scott Card
    • - Fortress of Eagles - C. J. Cherryh
  • 1998 - Earthquake Weather Tim Powers
    • - Jack Faust - Michael Swanwick
    • - City on Fire - Walter Jon Williams
    • - The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass - Stephen King
    • - Assassin's Quest - Robin Hobb
  • 1997 - A Game of Thrones George R. R. Martin
    • - Lunatics - Bradley Denton
    • - Winter Rose - Patricia A. McKillip
    • - Blameless in Abaddon - James Morrow
    • - Royal Assassin - Robin Hobb
  • 1996 - Alvin Journeyman Orson Scott Card
    • - Waking the Moon (revised) - Elizabeth Hand
    • - Fortress in the Eye of Time - C. J. Cherryh
    • - The Lions of Al-Rassan - Guy Gavriel Kay
    • - Resurrection Man - Sean Stewart
  • 1995 - Brittle Innings Michael Bishop
    • - Towing Jehovah - James Morrow
    • - Lord of Chaos - Robert Jordan
    • - Finder - Emma Bull
    • - Memory & Dream - Charles de Lint
  • 1994 - The Innkeeper's Song Peter S. Beagle
    • - The Iron Dragon's Daughter - Michael Swanwick
    • - To Green Angel Tower - Tad Williams
    • - The Thread That Binds the Bones - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
    • - Strange Devices of the Sun and Moon - Lisa Goldstein
  • 1993 - Last Call Tim Powers
    • - The Spirit Ring - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - Briar Rose - Jane Yolen
    • - A Song for Arbonne - Guy Gavriel Kay
    • - Was - Geoff Ryman
  • 1992 - Beauty Sheri S. Tepper
    • - The Little Country - Charles de Lint
    • - Eight Skilled Gentlemen - Barry Hughart
    • - King of Morning - Queen of Day - Ian McDonald
    • - The Rainbow Abyss - Barbara Hambly
  • 1991 - Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Good Omens - Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
    • - Tigana - Guy Gavriel Kay
    • - Only Begotten Daughter - James Morrow
    • - Thomas the Rhymer - Ellen Kushner
  • 1990 - Prentice Alvin Orson Scott Card
    • - The Stress of Her Regard - Tim Powers
    • - Soldier of Arete - Gene Wolfe
    • - Rusalka - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Dream Baby - Bruce McAllister
  • 1989 - Red Prophet Orson Scott Card
    • - The Paladin - C. J. Cherryh
    • - There Are Doors - Gene Wolfe
    • - Unicorn Mountain - Michael Bishop
    • - King of the Murgos - David Eddings
  • 1988 - Seventh Son Orson Scott Card
    • - On Stranger Tides - Tim Powers
    • - Sign of Chaos - Roger Zelazny
    • - Weaveworld - Clive Barker
    • - Lincoln's Dreams - Connie Willis
  • 1987 - Soldier of the Mist Gene Wolfe
    • - Blood of Amber - Roger Zelazny
    • - It - Stephen King
    • - Godbody - Theodore Sturgeon
    • - Twisting the Rope - R. A. MacAvoy
  • 1986 - Trumps of Doom Roger Zelazny
    • - The Book of Kells - R. A. MacAvoy
    • - Dragonsbane - Barbara Hambly
    • - The Vampire Lestat - Anne Rice
    • - Lyonesse II: The Green Pearl - Jack Vance
  • 1985 - Job: A Comedy of Justice Robert A. Heinlein
    • - Damiano's Lute - R. A. MacAvoy
    • - Raphael - R. A. MacAvoy
    • - The Talisman - Stephen King & Peter Straub
    • - The Infinity Concerto - Greg Bear
  • 1984 - The Mists of Avalon Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • - The Anubis Gates - Tim Powers
    • - The Armageddon Rag - George R. R. Martin
    • - Lyonesse - Jack Vance
    • - White Gold Wielder - Stephen R. Donaldson
  • 1983 - The Sword of the Lictor Gene Wolfe
    • - The Citadel of the Autarch - Gene Wolfe
    • - Fevre Dream - George R. R. Martin
    • - The One Tree - Stephen R. Donaldson
    • - The Transmigration of Timothy Archer - Philip K. Dick
  • 1982 - The Claw of the Conciliator Gene Wolfe
    • - Little - Big - John Crowley
    • - The Changing Land - Roger Zelazny
    • - The War Hound and the World's Pain - Michael Moorcock
    • - The Captive - Robert Stallman
  • 1981 - Lord Valentine's Castle Robert Silverberg
    • - The Shadow of the Torturer - Gene Wolfe
    • - The Wounded Land - Stephen R. Donaldson
    • - Changeling - Roger Zelazny
    • - The Northern Girl - Elizabeth A. Lynn
  • 1980 - Harpist in the Wind Patricia A. McKillip
    • - The Dead Zone - Stephen King
    • - Tales of Nevèrÿon - Samuel R. Delany
    • - Castle Roogna - Piers Anthony
    • - The Merman's Children - Poul Anderson
  • 1978 - The Silmarillion J. R. R. Tolkien
    • - Our Lady of Darkness - Fritz Leiber
    • - The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever - Stephen R. Donaldson
    • - The Shining - Stephen King
    • - The Sword of Shannara - Terry Brooks

Best Novel

  • 1979 - Dreamsnake Vonda N. McIntyre
    • - Blind Voices - Tom Reamy
    • - The White Dragon - Anne McCaffrey
    • - The Faded Sun: Kesrith - C. J. Cherryh
    • - Colony - Ben Bova
  • 1978 - Gateway Frederik Pohl
    • - In the Ocean of Night - Gregory Benford
    • - The Ophiuchi Hotline - John Varley
    • - Time Storm - Gordon R. Dickson
    • - Michaelmas - Algis Budrys
  • 1977 - Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang Kate Wilhelm
    • - Mindbridge - Joe Haldeman
    • - Man Plus - Frederik Pohl
    • - Children of Dune - Frank Herbert
    • - A World Out of Time - Larry Niven
  • 1976 - The Forever War Joe Haldeman
    • - The Shockwave Rider - John Brunner
    • - The Computer Connection Alfred Bester
    • - The Stochastic Man - Robert Silverberg
    • - Dhalgren - Samuel R. Delany
  • 1975 - The Dispossessed Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - The Mote in God's Eye - Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
    • - Flow My Tears - the Policeman Said - Philip K. Dick
    • - The Godwhale - T. J. Bass
    • - The Unsleeping Eye - D. G. Compton
  • 1974 - Rendezvous with Rama Arthur C. Clarke
    • - Time Enough for Love - Robert A. Heinlein
    • - The People of the Wind - Poul Anderson
    • - Protector - Larry Niven
    • - The Man Who Folded Himself - David Gerrold
  • 1973 - The Gods Themselves Isaac Asimov
    • - The Book of Skulls - Robert Silverberg
    • - Dying Inside - Robert Silverberg
    • - When Harlie Was One - David Gerrold
    • - A Choice of Gods - Clifford D. Simak
  • 1972 - The Lathe of Heaven Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - To Your Scattered Bodies Go - Philip José Farmer
    • - A Time of Changes - Robert Silverberg
    • - Jack of Shadows - Roger Zelazny
    • - Dragonquest - Anne McCaffrey
  • 1971 - Ringworld Larry Niven
    • - *Tower of Glass - Robert Silverberg
    • - *The Year of the Quiet Sun - Wilson Tucker
    • - And Chaos Died - Joanna Russ
    • - *Downward to the Earth - Robert Silverberg
    • - *Fourth Mansions - R. A. Lafferty

Best First Novel

  • 2015 - The Memory Garden Mary Rickert
    • - Elysium - Jennifer Marie Brissett
    • - A Darkling Sea - James L. Cambias
    • - The Clockwork Dagger - Beth Cato
    • - The Emperor’s Blades - Brian Staveley
  • 2014 - Ancillary Justice Ann Leckie
    • - The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic - Emily Croy Barker
    • - The Golden City - J. Kathleen Cheney
    • - A Stranger in Olondria - Sofia Samatar
    • - The Golem and the Jinni - Helene Wecker
  • 2013 - The Throne of the Crescent Moon Saladin Ahmed
    • - vN - Madeline Ashby
    • - Seraphina - Rachel Hartman
    • - The Games - Ted Kosmatka
    • - Alif the Unseen - G. Willow Wilson
  • 2012 - Ready Player One Ernest Cline
    • - God’s War - Kameron Hurley
    • - Soft Apocalypse - Will McIntosh
    • - The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
    • - Mechanique: A Tale of the Circus Tresaulti - Genevieve Valentine
  • 2011 - The Loving Dead Amelia Beamer
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    • - The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms - N.K. Jemisin
    • - Shades of Milk and Honey - Mary Robinette Kowal
    • - The Quantum Thief - Hannu Rajaniemi
    • - How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe - Charles Yu
  • 2010 - The Windup Girl Paolo Bacigalupi
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    • - The Manual of Detection - Jedediah Berry
    • - Soulless - Gail Carriger
    • - Lamentation - Ken Scholes
    • - Norse Code - Greg van Eekhout
  • 2009 - Thunderer Felix Gilman
    • - Black Ships - Jo Graham
    • - Pandemonium - Daryl Gregory
    • - The Gone-Away World - Nick Harkaway
    • - Singularity's Ring - Paul Melko
  • 2008 - City of Bones Cassandra Clare
    • - Flora Segunda - Ysabeau S. Wilce
    • - Heart-Shaped Box - Joe Hill
    • - The Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfuss
    • - One for Sorrow - Christopher Barzak
  • 2007 - Crystal Rain Tobias S. Buckell
    • - The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters - Gordon Dahlquist
    • - The Green Glass Sea - Ellen Klages
    • - The Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch
    • - Temeraire: His Majesty's Dragon - Naomi Novik
  • 2006 - Counting Heads David Marusek
    • - Hammered/Scardown/Worldwired - Elizabeth Bear
    • - Old Man's War - John Scalzi
    • - The Strange Adventures of Rangergirl - Tim Pratt
    • - Vellum - Hal Duncan
  • 2005 - Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell Susanna Clarke
    • - The Coyote Kings of the Space-Age Bachelor Pad - Minister Faust
    • - Trash Sex Magic - Jennifer Stevenson
    • - The Year of Our War - Steph Swainston
    • - City of Pearl - Karen Traviss
  • 2004 - The Wee Free Men Terry Pratchett
    • - Abhorsen - Garth Nix
    • - The Merlin Conspiracy - Diana Wynne Jones
    • - Swan Sister: Fairy Tales Retold - Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling
    • - A Stir of Bones - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
  • 2003 - A Scattering of Jades Alexander C. Irvine
    • - The Golden Age - John C. Wright
    • - Altered Carbon - Richard Morgan
    • - Solitaire - Kelley Eskridge
  • 2002 - Kushiel's Dart Jacqueline Carey
    • - The Eyre Affair - Jasper Fforde
    • - The Ill-Made Mute - Cecilia Dart-Thornton
    • - The Ghost Sister - Liz Williams
    • - Alien Taste - Wen Spencer
  • 2001 - Mars Crossing Geoffrey A. Landis
    • - Revelation Space - Alastair Reynolds
    • - Ceres Storm - David Herter
    • - Wheelers - Ian Stewart & Jack Cohen
    • - House of Leaves - Mark Z. Danielewski
  • 2000 - The Silk Code Paul Levinson
    • - The Shadow of Ararat - Thomas Harlan
    • - Starfish - Peter Watts
    • - Code of Conduct - Kristine Smith
    • - The Thief's Gamble - Juliet E. McKenna
  • 1999 - Brown Girl in the Ring Nalo Hopkinson
    • - Halfway Human - Carolyn Ives Gilman
    • - In the Garden of Iden - Kage Baker
    • - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J. K. Rowling
    • - Green Rider - Kristen Britain
  • 1998 - The Great Wheel Ian R. MacLeod
    • - Expendable - James Alan Gardner
    • - Black Wine - Candas Jane Dorsey
    • - An Exchange of Hostages - Susan R. Matthews
    • - Mars Underground - William K. Hartmann
  • 1997 - Reclamation Sarah Zettel
    • - Whiteout - Sage Walker
    • - The Waterborn - J. Gregory Keyes
    • - The Fortunate Fall - Raphael Carter
    • - Celestial Matters - Richard Garfinkle
  • 1996 - The Bohr Maker Linda Nagata
    • - The Shape-Changer's Wife - Sharon Shinn
    • - Lethe - Tricia Sullivan
    • - Dead Girls - Richard Calder
    • - Door Number Three - Patrick O'Leary
  • 1995 - Gun, With Occasional Music Jonathan Lethem
    • - Queen City Jazz - Kathleen Ann Goonan
    • - Rhinegold - Stephan Grundy
    • - Witch and Wombat - Carolyn Cushman
    • - Vurt - Jeff Noon
  • 1994 - Cold Allies Patricia Anthony
    • - Ammonite - Nicola Griffith
    • - The Drylands - Mary Rosenblum
    • - CrashCourse - Wilhelmina Baird
    • - Virtual Girl - Amy Thomson
  • 1993 - China Mountain Zhang Maureen F. McHugh
    • - Jumper - Steven Gould
    • - Lost Souls - Poppy Z. Brite
    • - Flying in Place - Susan Palwick
    • - Fatherland - Robert Harris
  • 1992 - The Cipher Kathe Koja
    • - The White Mists of Power - Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    • - Carve the Sky - Alexander Jablokov
    • - Raft - Stephen Baxter
    • - Halo - Tom Maddox
  • 1991 - In the Country of the Blind Michael F. Flynn
    • - Winterlong - Elizabeth Hand
    • - Arachne - Lisa Mason
    • - Golden Fleece - Robert J. Sawyer
    • - An Abyss of Light - Kathleen M. O'Neal
  • 1990 - Orbital Decay Allen Steele
    • - Sunglasses After Dark - Nancy A. Collins
    • - On My Way to Paradise - Dave Wolverton
    • - The Tides of God - Ted Reynolds
    • - Strange Invasion - Michael Kandel
  • 1989 - Desolation Road Ian McDonald
    • - Walkabout Woman - Michaela Roessner
    • - Metrophage - Richard Kadrey
    • - Sheepfarmer's Daughter - Elizabeth Moon
    • - The Armageddon Blues - Daniel Keys Moran
  • 1988 - War for the Oaks Emma Bull
    • - Mindplayers - Pat Cadigan
    • - In Conquest Born - C. S. Friedman
    • - Liege-Killer - Christopher Hinz
    • - The Net - Loren J. MacGregor
  • 1987 - The Hercules Text Jack McDevitt
    • - Shards of Honor - Lois McMaster Bujold
    • - A Hidden Place - Robert Charles Wilson
    • - Wrack & Roll - Bradley Denton
    • - The Cross-Time Engineer - Leo Frankowski
  • 1986 - Contact Carl Sagan
    • - Emprise - Michael P. Kube-McDowell
    • - In the Drift - Michael Swanwick
    • - The Summer Tree - Guy Gavriel Kay
    • - Tailchaser's Song - Tad Williams
  • 1985 - The Wild Shore Kim Stanley Robinson
    • - Neuromancer - William Gibson
    • - Emergence - David R. Palmer
    • - Green Eyes - Lucius Shepard
    • - Them Bones - Howard Waldrop
  • 1984 - Tea with the Black Dragon R. A. MacAvoy
    • - The Blackcollar - Timothy Zahn
    • - A Rumor of Angels - M. Bradley Kellogg
    • - King's Blood Four - Sheri S. Tepper
    • - Starrigger - John DeChancie
  • 1983 - Courtship Rite Donald Kingsbury
    • - The Red Magician - Lisa Goldstein
    • - The Windhover Tapes: An Image of Voices - Warren Norwood
    • - Lady of Light - Diana L. Paxson
    • - Dreamrider - Sandra Miesel
  • 1982 - At the Eye of the Ocean Hilbert Schenck
    • - Radix - A. A. Attanasio
    • - The Breaking of Northwall - Paul O. Williams
    • - War Games - Karl Hansen
  • 1981 - Dragon's Egg Robert L. Forward
    • - The Orphan - Robert Stallman
    • - Sundiver - David Brin
    • - Beyond Rejection - Justin Leiber
    • - The Gates of Heaven - Paul Preuss

Best Young Adult Novel

  • 2013 - Railsea China Miéville
    • - The Drowned Cities - Paolo Bacigalupi
    • - Pirate Cinema - Cory Doctorow
    • - Dodger - Terry Pratchett
    • - The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There - Catherynne M. Valente
  • 2012 - Planesrunner Ian McDonald
    • - Akata Witch - Nnedi Okorafor
    • - Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs
    • - The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - Catherynne M. Valente
    • - Goliath - Scott Westerfeld
  • 2011 - Ship Breaker Paolo Bacigalupi
    • - Mockingjay - Suzanne Collins
    • - Enchanted Glass - Diana Wynne Jones
    • - I Shall Wear Midnight - Terry Pratchett
    • - Behemoth - Scott Westerfeld
  • 2010 - The Hotel Under the Sand Kage Baker
    • - Going Bovine - Libba Bray
    • - Catching Fire - Suzanne Collins
    • - Liar - Justine Larbalestier
    • - Leviathan - Scott Westerfeld
  • 2009 - Little Brother Cory Doctorow
    • - The Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman
    • - Tender Morsels - Margo Lanagan
    • - Nation - Terry Pratchett
    • - Zoe's Tale - John Scalzi
  • 2008 - Extras Scott Westerfeld
    • - The H-Bomb Girl - Stephen Baxter
    • - Magic's Child - Justine Larbalestier
    • - Powers - Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Un Lun Dun - China Miéville
  • 2007 - Sir Thursday Garth Nix
    • - Magic Lessons - Justine Larbalestier
    • - Spirits That Walk in Shadow - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
    • - Voices - Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - Wintersmith - Terry Pratchett
  • 2006 - Inkspell Cornelia Funke
    • - Mister Boots - Carol Emshwiller
    • - Pay the Piper - Jane Yolen & Adam Stemple
    • - Peeps - Scott Westerfeld
    • - Valiant - Holly Black
  • 2005 - Abarat: Days of Magic, Nights of War Clive Barker
    • - The Faery Reel: Tales from the Twilight Realm - Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling
    • - The Blue Girl - Charles de Lint
    • - Gifts - Ursula K. Le Guin
    • - A Hat Full of Sky - Terry Pratchett
  • 2004 - The Wee Free Men Terry Pratchett
    • - Abhorsen - Garth Nix
    • - The Merlin Conspiracy - Diana Wynne Jones
    • - Swan Sister: Fairy Tales Retold - Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling
    • - A Stir of Bones - Nina Kiriki Hoffman
  • 2003 - Coraline Neil Gaiman
    • - Abarat - Clive Barker
    • - Summerland - Michael Chabon
    • - A Wizard Alone - Diane Duane
    • - The House of the Scorpion - Nancy Farmer

Best Horror Novel

  • 1999 - Bag of Bones Stephen King
    • - Flanders - Patricia Anthony
    • - The Tooth Fairy - Graham Joyce
    • - Galilee - Clive Barker
    • - Darker Angels - S. P. Somtow
  • 1997 - Desperation Stephen King
    • - Sacrament - Clive Barker
    • - Unknown Regions - Robert Holdstock
    • - The Hunger and Ecstasy of Vampires - Brian Stableford
    • - Requiem - Graham Joyce
  • 1996 - Expiration Date Tim Powers
    • - Travelling with the Dead - Barbara Hambly
    • - Rose Madder - Stephen King
    • - The Bloody Red Baron - Kim Newman
    • - Paint it Black - Nancy A. Collins
  • 1995 - Fires of Eden Dan Simmons
    • - Bride of the Rat God - Barbara Hambly
    • - Insomnia - Stephen King
    • - Everville - Clive Barker
    • - Taltos - Anne Rice
  • 1994 - The Golden Lucius Shepard
    • - Anno Dracula - Kim Newman
    • - Agyar - Steven Brust
    • - Mr. Murder - Dean Koontz
    • - Lasher - Anne Rice
  • 1993 - Children of the Night Dan Simmons
    • - Lost Boys - Orson Scott Card
    • - The Thief of Always - Clive Barker
    • - The Tale of the Body Thief - Anne Rice
    • - Bad Brains - Kathe Koja
  • 1992 - Summer of Night Dan Simmons
    • - Imajica - Clive Barker
    • - The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands - Stephen King
    • - The M.D. - Thomas M. Disch
    • - Blood Price - Tanya Huff
  • 1991 - The Witching Hour Anne Rice
    • - The Stand: The Complete & Uncut Edition - Stephen King
    • - Moon Dance - S. P. Somtow
    • - Tempter - Nancy A. Collins
    • - The Werewolves of London - Brian Stableford
  • 1990 - Carrion Comfort Dan Simmons
    • - The Dark Half - Stephen King
    • - The Great and Secret Show - Clive Barker
    • - Geek Love - Katherine Dunn
    • - Midnight - Dean R. Koontz
There are worlds out there where the sky is burning, and the sea's asleep, and the rivers dream. People made of smoke, and cities made of song. Somewhere there's danger, somewhere there?s injustice, and somewhere else the tea's getting cold.
- Seventh Doctor Who

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