Book Awards » Nebula Award - Sci Fi and Fantasy

Nebula AwardCategory: Sci Fi and Fantasy
The first Nebulas were awarded in 1965. These annual awards are chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of American (SFWA) for the best science fiction and fantasy in five categories: novel, novella, novelette, short story and script. The categories are defined by length in words. The award itself is a transparent block with an embedded glitter spiral nebula. Our list is for the best novel of the year.

2015

Annihilation (Southern Reach, Bk 1)
Annihilation (Southern Reach, Bk 1)
Author: Jeff VanderMeer
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 27


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2014

Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, Bk 1)
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, Bk 1)
Author: Ann Leckie
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 22


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover

2013

Award announced 2014-05-17

2013

2312
2312
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
 1


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover

2012

Among Others
Among Others
Author: Jo Walton
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 24


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD, Paperback, Audio CD (Library), Hardcover

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2011

All Clear (Blackout, Bk 2)
All Clear (Blackout, Bk 2)
Author: Connie Willis
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 12


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2010

The Windup Girl
The Windup Girl
Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 72


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2009

The Yiddish Policemen's Union
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
Author: Michael Chabon
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 190


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette, Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio CD (Unabridged), Paperback

2009

Powers (Annals of the Western Shore, Bk 3)
Powers (Annals of the Western Shore, Bk 3)
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 6


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback

2007

Seeker (Alex Benedict, Bk 3)
Seeker (Alex Benedict, Bk 3)
Author: Jack McDevitt
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 78


Other Versions: Hardcover

2006

Camouflage
Camouflage
Author: Joe Haldeman
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 65


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback

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2005

Paladin of Souls (Chalion, Bk 2)
Paladin of Souls (Chalion, Bk 2)
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 52


Other Versions: Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD (Unabridged), Hardcover

2004

The Speed of Dark
The Speed of Dark
Author: Elizabeth Moon
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
 36


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2003

American Gods
American Gods
Author: Neil Gaiman
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 962


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2002

The Quantum Rose (The Saga of the Skolian Empire, Bk 6)
The Quantum Rose (The Saga of the Skolian Empire, Bk 6)
Author: Catherine Asaro
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 39


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD, Audio CD (Unabridged)

2000

Parable of the Talents (Parable, Bk 2)
Parable of the Talents (Parable, Bk 2)
Author: Octavia E. Butler
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 42


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio CD, Hardcover, Hardcover

1999

Forever Peace (Forever War, Bk 2)
Forever Peace (Forever War, Bk 2)
Author: Joe Haldeman
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 77


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Paperback

1998

The Moon and the Sun
The Moon and the Sun
Author: Vonda N. McIntyre
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 19


Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Hardcover, Audio CD (Unabridged Library), Audio CD (Unabridged Library), Paperback

1997

Slow River
Slow River
Author: Nicola Griffith
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 31


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback

1996

The Terminal Experiment
The Terminal Experiment
Author: Robert J. Sawyer
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 34


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback

1995

Slow River
Slow River
Author: Nicola Griffith
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 31


Other Versions: Hardcover, Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback

1994

Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, Bk 1)
Red Mars (Mars Trilogy, Bk 1)
Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 190


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD, Paperback, Paperback

1993

Doomsday Book
Doomsday Book
Author: Connie Willis
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 267


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1992

Stations of the Tide
Stations of the Tide
Author: Michael Swanwick
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 6


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1991

Tehanu (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 4)
Tehanu (The Earthsea Cycle, Book 4)
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 79


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback

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1990

The Healer's War
The Healer's War
Author: Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 9


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover

1989

Falling Free (Miles Vorkosigan, Bk 4)
Falling Free (Miles Vorkosigan, Bk 4)
Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 38


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Audio Cassette (Unabridged), Audio Cassette (Unabridged library), Hardcover, Audio CD (Unabridged)

1988

The Falling Woman
The Falling Woman
Author: Pat Murphy
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 4


Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1987

Speaker for the Dead (Ender Wiggin Saga, Bk 2)
Speaker for the Dead (Ender Wiggin Saga, Bk 2)
Author: Orson Scott Card
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 475


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1986

Ender's Game (Ender, Bk 1)
Ender's Game (Ender, Bk 1)
Author: Orson Scott Card
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 955


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1985

Neuromancer
Neuromancer
Author: William Gibson
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 379


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1984

Startide Rising (Uplift, Bk 2)
Startide Rising (Uplift, Bk 2)
Author: David Brin
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 75


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1983

No Enemy But Time
No Enemy But Time
Author: Michael Bishop
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 2


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1982

The Claw of the Conciliator (Urth : Book of the New Sun, Bk 2)
The Claw of the Conciliator (Urth : Book of the New Sun, Bk 2)
Author: Gene Wolfe
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 19


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback

1981

Timescape
Timescape
Author: Gregory Benford
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 39


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1980

The Fountains of Paradise
The Fountains of Paradise
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 6


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1979

Dreamsnake
Dreamsnake
Author: Vonda Mcintyre
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
 25


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1978

Gateway (Heechee Saga, Bk 1)
Gateway (Heechee Saga, Bk 1)
Author: Frederik Pohl
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 66


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1977

Man plus
Man plus
Author: Frederik Pohl
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 6


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1976

The Forever War (Forever War, Bk 1)
The Forever War (Forever War, Bk 1)
Author: Joe Haldeman
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 103


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1975

The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle, Bk 5)
The Dispossessed (Hainish Cycle, Bk 5)
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 71


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1974

Rendezvous with Rama
Rendezvous with Rama
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 154


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1973

The Gods Themselves
The Gods Themselves
Author: Isaac Asimov
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 48


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1972

Time of Changes
Time of Changes
Author: Robert Silverberg
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3


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1971

Ringworld's Children (Ringworld, Bk 4)
Ringworld's Children (Ringworld, Bk 4)
Author: Larry Niven
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 39


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1970

The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, Bk 4)
The Left Hand of Darkness (Hainish Cycle, Bk 4)
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 205


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1969

Rite of Passage
Rite of Passage
Author: Alexei Panshin
  • Currently 4.4/5 Stars.
 9


Other Versions: Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback

1968

The Einstein Intersection
The Einstein Intersection
Author: Samuel R. Delany
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 6


Other Versions: Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Paperback, Hardcover

1967

Flowers for Algernon
Flowers for Algernon
Author: Daniel Keyes
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 216


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1966

Dune Messiah (Dune Chronicles, Book 2)
Dune Messiah (Dune Chronicles, Book 2)
Author: Frank Herbert
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
 227


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