Category Archives: Hugo Awards

A Look at the Hugo Award Novel Finalists

The Hugo Awards® nominees for best science fiction or fantasy in 2016 have been announced. The prestigious awards are voted on, and presented by, members of the World Science Fiction Society. Here is a marketing blurb for each of the … Continue reading

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Hugo Nominated Movies 2017

The finalists have been announced for the 2017 Hugo Awards, managed by the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). There are good selections in the group, and the finalist lists are always a good place to find recent works that others … Continue reading

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2016 Hugo Winning Novel, Novella and Movie

The 2016 Hugo Awards for best works in 2015 were announced this weekend. Winner of the Best Novel award is The Fifth Season by N.K. Jesimin (Orbit). This is the way the world ends. Again. Three terrible things happen in … Continue reading

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Best Novel and Best Novella Hugo Finalists 2016

Looking for a good SFF book, short or long? Here are the descriptions of the new Hugo Award finalists in the Best Novel and Best Novella categories. For more, click on the book cover images for a link to each … Continue reading

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Hugo Nominated Movies 2016

The finalists have been announced for the 2016 Hugo Awards, managed by the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). There are good selections in the group, and the finalist lists are always a good place to find recent works that others … Continue reading

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The 2015 Hugo Winners’ Circle

The World Science Fiction Society announced last night the winners of the 2015 Hugo Awards for best 2014 works of science fiction or fantasy in specified categories. Congratulations to the winners for their outstanding work and achievement. Here are the … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Reading List

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There are no days of leisure this summer for me to thumb through paper books or kindle books engaged in the act of actually reading with my eyes. So this summer has been, and will continue to be, an audio-book … Continue reading

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The Hugo Nominated Movies

The movie category, in Hugo Award language, is “Dramatic Presentation, Long Form.” Some years there are great science fiction movies to pick from, some years not so much. This year five movies received nominations, each noteworthy in its own way. … Continue reading

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Comparing Nebula and Hugo 2015–the Shorter Works

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I have always loved science-fiction short stories, novelettes, and novellas. They are shorter than novels, so they take less time to read. But good ones do not short shrift the story along with the word count. To the contrary, well … Continue reading

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A Look at the Hugo Award Finalists

The Hugo Awards® nominees for best science fiction or fantasy in 2014 have been announced. The prestigious awards are voted on, and presented by, members of the World Science Fiction Society. Here is a marketing blurb for each of the … Continue reading

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