Hugo Award: Best Novel

Description: Started in 1953, the Hugo Award for best novel is presented annually to a science fiction or fantasy title that is chosen by the World Science Fiction Society.

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A Deepness in the Sky
Artist/Author/Cast:
Vinge, Vernor
Call Number:
F Vinge
Description:

(2000) Two groups fight each other to forge a trade agreement with a new alien civilization, but treachery threatens all involved.

All Clear
Artist/Author/Cast:
Willis, Connie
Call Number:
F Willis
Description:

(2011) In this sequel to Blackout, three time-travelling historians must survive World War 2 while their supervisor attempts to get them back to the year 2060.

American Gods
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gaiman, Neil
Call Number:
F Gaiman
Description:

(2003) When Shadow is released from prison early, he begins a road-trip with the ancient god Odin who is preparing to battle the technological gods of today.

Among Others
Artist/Author/Cast:
Walton, Jo
Call Number:
F Walton
Description:

(2012) Morwenna Phelps moves to England to start a new life and find others like herself that practice magic, but her deadly past follows her there.

Blackout
Artist/Author/Cast:
Willis, Connie
Call Number:
F Willis
Description:

Three time-travelling historians visit the 1940s, only to realize that their presence might adversely affect the outcome of the second World War.

Blue Mars
Artist/Author/Cast:
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Call Number:
F Robinson
Description:

(1997) In this third installment of Robinson’s Mars trilogy, the red planet can now support human life, and Earth is on the brink of global disaster.

Doomsday Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
Willis, Connie
Call Number:
F Willis
Description:

(1993) A time-travelling trip to medieval Oxford strands young historian Kivrin Engle, where she must survive the Black Death and find a way home.

Green Mars
Artist/Author/Cast:
Robinson, Kim Stanley
Call Number:
F Robinson
Description:

(1994) In this second book of Robinson’s Mars trilogy, plans to terraform Mars are thwarted by a group determined to keep the planet in its desert state.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Artist/Author/Cast:
Rowling, J. K.; GrandPré, Mary (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Rowling
Description:

(2001) This fourth book in the popular series follows Harry as he attends wizard school at Hogwarts and participates in the International Quidditch Cup.

Hominids
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sawyer, Robert J.
Call Number:
F Sawyer
Description:

(2003) In a parallel universe, Neanderthal physicist Ponter Boddit inadvertently crosses the barrier into our world, only to become locked up as a scientific subject himself.

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell
Artist/Author/Cast:
Clarke, Susanna
Call Number:
F Clarke
Description:

(2005) In nineteenth century England, two magicians join forces to help England win the war against France, but the lure of the dark arts tempts them.

Mirror Dance
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bujold, Lois McMaster
Call Number:
F Bujold
Description:

(1995) When Miles Vorkosigan’s cloned brother gets into trouble, Miles tries to help him but ends up getting into more trouble himself.

Paladin of Souls
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bujold, Lois McMaster
Call Number:
F Bujold
Description:

(2005) This sequel follows the adventures of Ista Dy Baocia as she defends her home, Chalion, against attacks by demons from hell.

Rainbows End
Artist/Author/Cast:
Vinge, Vernor
Call Number:
F Vinge
Description:

(2007) The real and the virtual are blended in this novel about the disappearing effects of old age and the government’s plan to use these new youths.

Spin
Artist/Author/Cast:
Wilson, Robert Charles
Call Number:
F Wilson
Description:

(2006) After Earth is surrounded by a time-manipulating barrier, scientists must find a way to sustain life before the Sun dies and the planet is destroyed.

The City and the City
Artist/Author/Cast:
Miéville, China
Call Number:
F Miéville
Description:

(2010) Two detectives from neighboring rival cities must work together to investigate a murder that appears to be connected to a nationalist movement.

The Graveyard Book
Artist/Author/Cast:
Gaiman, Neil; McKean, Dave (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JF Gaiman
Description:

Nobody Owens, a living boy who resides in a graveyard with his nonliving family, must figure out why a dangerous man is trying to kill him.

The Windup Girl
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bacigalupi, Paolo
Call Number:
F Bacigalupi
Description:

In this futuristic book, food is scarce and bio-engineering runs rampant. Calories are the new currency and bio-terrorism the tool for getting them.

The Yiddish Policemen`s Union
Artist/Author/Cast:
Chabon, Michael
Call Number:
F Chabon
Description:

(2008) When his neighbor is murdered, detective Landsman of the Alaskan Jewish Sitka District uncovers a web of intrigue that reaches all the way up to the top.