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Emily, Gone by Bette Lee CrosbyThe Night Olivia Fell by Christina  McDonaldThe Art of Remembering by Alison RagsdaleThe Lost History of Dreams by Kris WaldherrThe Age of Light by Whitney Scharer
Goodreads Choice Awards 2019 (eligible for write-in only)
21st out of 1,126 books — 1,934 voters
King of Scars by Leigh BardugoThe Wicked King by Holly BlackHoly Sister by Mark  LawrenceThe Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha ShannonStorm Cursed by Patricia Briggs
Can't Wait Sci-Fi/Fantasy of 2019
87th out of 580 books — 1,795 voters

Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuistonAgain, but Better by Christine RiccioWhite Stag by Kara BarbieriThe Night Olivia Fell by Christina  McDonaldThe Fever King by Victoria  Lee
2019 Adult/New Adult Debuts
33rd out of 184 books — 536 voters
A Memory Called Empire by Arkady MartineGideon the Ninth by Tamsyn MuirThe Raven Tower by Ann LeckieThe Light Brigade by Kameron HurleyTiamat's Wrath by James S.A. Corey
Hugo 2020 Eligible Novels
18th out of 133 books — 307 voters

The Book Thief by Markus ZusakFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyMatilda by Roald DahlThe Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Books about Books
106th out of 1,099 books — 1,472 voters
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. DickWatchmen by Alan MooreFatherland by Robert   HarrisThe Eyre Affair by Jasper FfordeHis Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik
Best Alternate History Novels and Stories
82nd out of 638 books — 1,157 voters

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Catcher in the Rye by J.D. SalingerA Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty  SmithBreakfast at Tiffany's and Three Stories by Truman CapoteExtremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Tales of New York City
93rd out of 1,337 books — 1,133 voters
1984 by George OrwellFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburySlaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodDune by Frank Herbert
Literary Science Fiction
22nd out of 242 books — 241 voters

Miracle Creek by Angie  KimWe Cast a Shadow by Maurice Carlos RuffinBlack Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon JamesIf, Then by Kate Hope DayThe Last Book Party by Karen Dukess
Anticipated 2019 Literary Fiction
31st out of 215 books — 340 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsDivergent by Veronica RothThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodCinder by Marissa MeyerThe Host by Stephenie Meyer
Best Science Fiction With a Female Protagonist
147th out of 1,225 books — 2,774 voters

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins1984 by George OrwellThe Giver by Lois LowryDivergent by Veronica RothBrave New World by Aldous Huxley
Best Dystopian and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
366th out of 3,360 books — 24,746 voters
The Wicked King by Holly BlackKing of Scars by Leigh BardugoNinth House by Leigh BardugoThe Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha ShannonChildren of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi
Can't Wait Books of 2019
277th out of 1,463 books — 3,985 voters

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins ReidOpposite of Always by Justin A. ReynoldsThe Island of Sea Women by Lisa SeeFamous Men Who Never Lived by K. ChessGingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi
March 2019 Book Releases
4th out of 67 books — 39 voters
Famous Men Who Never Lived by K. ChessThe Girl with No Face by M.H. BorosonGolden State by Ben H. WintersRevolution by W.L. GoodwaterMachines Like Me by Ian McEwan
Alternate History in 2019
1st out of 34 books — 20 voters

Again, but Better by Christine RiccioKing of Scars by Leigh BardugoThe Red Scrolls of Magic by Cassandra ClareNightchaser by Amanda BouchetHouse of Earth and Blood by Sarah J. Maas
2019 - 2020 New adult with Professional-looking covers
91st out of 246 books — 252 voters
Famous Men Who Never Lived by K. ChessThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonJeegareh Ma by Rahela NayebzadahThe Arrival by Shaun TanLeft Across the Border by Patrice M. Foster
Speculative Fiction and the Immigrant Experience
1st out of 88 books — 11 voters

The Wicked King by Holly BlackKing of Scars by Leigh BardugoThe Gilded Wolves by Roshani ChokshiA Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid KemmererWe Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
Best Books 2019
138th out of 960 books — 1,388 voters
The Time Machine by H.G. WellsThe Gone World by Tom SweterlitschA Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'EngleThe Light Years by R.W.W. GreeneEinstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
Time Flies Like an Arrow, Fruit Flies Like a Banana
108th out of 183 books — 11 voters

Severance by Ling  MaAn Unkindness of Magicians by Kat HowardBorderline by Mishell BakerA City Dreaming by Daniel PolanskyThe Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
SFF Set in Global Cities (No YA)
21st out of 59 books — 1 voter