Hugo Awards finalists 2016

This year Hugo Awards Finalists have been announced and the finalists for best novel and novella are

Best Novel Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie (Orbit)

  • The Cinder Spires: The Aeronaut’s Windlassby Jim Butcher (Roc)
  • The Fifth Seasonby N.K. Jemisin (Orbit)
  • Seveneves: A Novelby Neal Stephenson (William Morrow)
  • Uprootedby Naomi Novik (Del Rey)

Best Novella Binti by Nnedi Okorafor (

  • The Buildersby Daniel Polansky (
  • Penric’s Demonby Lois McMaster Bujold (Spectrum)
  • Perfect Stateby Brandon Sanderson (Dragonsteel Entertainment)
  • Slow Bulletsby Alastair Reynolds (Tachyon)

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The finalists for the 1941 Hugo Awards are:

Best Novel (352 nominating ballots)

  • Gray Lensmanby E.E. “Doc” Smith (Astounding ScienceFiction, Jan 1940)
  • The IllMade Knightby T.H. White (Collins)
  • Kallocainby Karin Boye (Bonnier)
  • The Reign of Wizardryby Jack Williamson (Unknown, Mar 1940)
  • Slanby A.E. Van Vogt (Astounding ScienceFiction, Dec 1940)

Best Novella (318 nominating ballots)

  • “Coventry” by Robert A. Heinlein (Astounding ScienceFiction, July 1940)
  • “If This Goes On…” by Robert A. Heinlein (Astounding ScienceFiction, Feb 1940)
  • “Magic, Inc.” by Robert A. Heinlein (Unknown, Sept 1940)
  • “The Mathematics of Magic” by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt (Unknown, Aug 1940)
  • “The Roaring Trumpet” by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt (Unknown, May 1940)

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