Congratulations to the Winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards!

Posted by Hayley on August 20, 2016
Forget starship commanders—the people who really know how "to boldly go where no one has gone before" are writers. The winners of the 2016 Hugo Awards prove this. Each of them pushed the boundaries of creative exploration this past year, taking us to magical worlds, dangerous planets, and dazzling stars.

The Hugo Awards, which annually celebrate the best of science fiction and fantasy, were presented on August 20 at MidAmeriCon II, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention. Take a look at the winners below!


Best Novel
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Winner: The Fifth Season
by N.K. Jemisin


Nominated:
Ancillary Mercy
The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut's Windlass
Seveneves: A Novel
Uprooted


Best Novella
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Winner: Binti
by Nnedi Okorafor


Nominated:
Perfect State
The Builders
Penric's Demon
Slow Bullets


Best Novelette


Best Short Story


Best Graphic Story
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Winner: The Sandman Overture
by Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III


Nominated:
Erin Dies Alone
Full Frontal Nerdity
Invisible Republic, Vol. 1
The Divine



Check out the full list of winners here. What's the best fantasy or science fiction book you've read recently? Share it with us in the comments!

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message 1: by Riyosha (new)

Riyosha Ooooooooh


message 2: by Tarinee (new)

Tarinee Prasad going to read the fifth season soon :)


Phil On The Hill Very pleased with N.K. & Nnedi


message 4: by Nino (new)

Nino Fifth Season really deserved it. And great news is that Obelisk gate is out!


message 5: by Caroline (new)

Caroline At the moment I am reading The Game Of Thrones series which I am really enjoying.
I enjoyed Red Rising by Pierce Brown and I have the other two books in the trilogy to read when I get the time.


message 6: by Caroline (new)

Caroline Congratulations to all the winners!!


message 7: by Caitlin (new)

Caitlin Awesome! The Fifth Season and Binti are two of the best books I've read all year. They both really deserved the awards.


message 8: by Gavin (new)

Gavin Space Raptor Butt Invasion. Chuck does it again xD


message 9: by Bev (new)

Bev congratulations to all the winners!!!! Great job.


message 10: by Jacek (new)

Jacek I read all five novellas, most were at least good, "Binti" was however definitely the worst of the bunch. There's something about this novella which fails to make the reader care about what's happening to the characters.


message 11: by D.G. (new)

D.G. I've had the Fifth Season on my TBR for a while...have to move it up now!


message 12: by Paul (new)

Paul Binti was one of my favorite reads of the year - well deserved!


message 13: by Andrew (new)

Andrew There are many interesting winners this year. It's a good surprise to see "The Sandman Overture", another jewel in a series I love so much.


message 14: by Kristina (new)

Kristina Ann Leckie's Ancillary series is the best sci-fi I've read lately.


message 15: by Merve (new)

Merve Jemisin <3 Cannot wait to read!


message 16: by Becky (new)

Becky Ann Leckie's Ancillary series is incredible. I have "The Fifth Season" in my TBR stack. Congratulations to all the winners!


message 17: by Samantha (new)

Samantha Just added all of the novels and novellas to my TBR.


message 18: by Thảo Điền (new)

Thảo Điền Congratulations ^^


message 19: by Eshopinfo (new)

Eshopinfo congrats...!!!


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