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Includes the 'best novel' category winners for the past 10 years. The Nebula Awards are voted on and presented by members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. For more information and previous winners, go to The Nebula Awards website.

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Nebula Awards
  Cover Art: Blackout Willis, Connie
When a time-travel lab suddenly cancels assignments for no apparent reason and switches around everyone's schedules, time-traveling historians Michael, Merope, and Polly find themselves in World War II, facing air raids, blackouts, unexploded bombs, dive-bombing Stukas, rationing, shrapnel, V-1s, and two of the most incorrigible children in all of history--to say nothing of a growing feeling that not only their assignments but the war and history itself are spiraling out of control.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: Among Others Walton, Jo
Among Others
Seeking refuge in fantasy novel worlds throughout a youth under the shadow of a dubiously sane half-brother who dabbled in magic, Mori Phelps is forced to confront her mother in a tragic battle and gains unwanted attention when she attempts to perform spells herself.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: 2312 Robinson, Kim Stanley
"The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, and its future. The first event takes place on Mercury, on the city of Terminator, itself a miracle of engineering on an unprecedented scale. It is an unexpected death, but one that might have been foreseen. For Swan Er Hong, it is an event that will change her life. Swan was once a woman who designed worlds. Now she will be led into a plot to destroy them"--Provided by publisher.
Adult Fiction Book
  Cover Art: The Speed of Dark Moon, Elizabeth
The Speed of Dark
Lou is autistic. One of his skills is an ability to find patterns in data: complex patterns that not even the most powerful computers can comprehend. Those he works and has made money for now want him to change, to become "normal". He faces his greatest challenge: to understand the speed of dark.
Adult Fiction
  Cover Art: Seeker McDevitt, Jack
After the disappearance of an entire colony, antiquities dealer Alex Benedict finds a cup that appears to be from one of the colony's ships, and, in attempting to establish its provenance, follows a trail that leads to the ship.
Adult SciFi Fantasy Book MCDEVIT
  Cover Art: Powers Le Guin, Ursula K.
When young Gavir's sister is brutally killed, he escapes from slavery and sets out to explore the world and his own psychic abilities.
Teen Fiction Book LE GUIN
  Cover Art: Camouflage Haldeman, Joe W.
Blend of scientific fact and far-seeing fiction in an undersea mystery-from outer space. An unidentified artifact, found seven miles below the surface of the sea, stumps the scientists examining it. But it calls out to the two immortal creatures who have wandered the Earth for centuries. Two creatures who have never crossed paths-until now.
Adult SciFi Fantasy Book HALDEMAN
  Cover Art: American Gods Gaiman, Neil
American Gods
Upon his release from prison, Shadow, learns that his beloved wife has been killed in an accident. Now a widower, Shadow accepts a job as a bodyguard for Mr. Wednesday, a trickster and a rogue. Shadow soon learns that his role in the man's schemes are far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined, as he embarks on a dark and strange road trip and joins the battle between the gods of yore and the neoteric gods of present-day America.
Science Fiction/Fantasy
  Cover Art: The Yiddish Policemen's Union Chabon, Michael
The Yiddish Policemen's Union
In an alternate world in which Alaska, rather than Israel, has become the homeland for the Jews following World War II, Detective Meyer Landsman and his half-Tlingit partner Berko investigate the death of a heroin-addicted chess prodigy.
Adult Mystery Book CHABON
  Cover Art: Paladin of Souls Bujold, Lois McMaster
Paladin of Souls
Ista dy Baocia, the Dowager Royina of Chalion, struggles with painful memories and undertakes a pilgrimage to make a personal atonement to the gods, a quest that is threatened by an evil force.
Science Fiction/Fantasy
  Cover Art: The Windup Girl Bacigalupi, Paolo
The Windup Girl
What happens when bio-terrorism becomes a tool for corporate profits? And what happens when this forces humanity to the cusp of post-human evolution? This is a tale of Bangkok struggling for survival in a post-oil era of rising sea levels and out-of-control mutation.
Adult SciFi Fantasy Book BACIGAL
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