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Nebula Reading List

The Nebula Awards Suggested Reading List is produced through the collaborative effort of SFWA's 1800+ members, with new listings appearing as members make recommendations. For this reason, works are occasionally introduced in error and may later be corrected or removed from the list if deemed ineligible by the Nebula Awards Commissioner. The list is provided to the public as a service in finding the year's most noteworthy fantasy and science fiction works.
Please note this list is not the preliminary ballot or nomination tally and does not affect the Nebula Award nominations or final results in any way.

Questions or list corrections can be sent to the Nebula Awards Commissioner at nac@sfwa.org.
If you are an author or publisher and would like to make your eligible work available to SFWA members for consideration for the Nebula Awards, please mail the Nebula Awards Commissioner for more information. The Nebula Award rules are available here.

Title Author Publisher Published
The Power Alderman, Naomi Little, Brown and Company 10 / 2017
The Rift Allan, Nina Titan Books 7 / 2017
Susurrus Allen, B. Morris Metaphorosis Books 6 / 2017
White Hot Andrews, Ilona Avon 5 / 2017
The Bear and the Nightingale Arden, Katherine Del Ray 1 / 2017
Tool of War Bacigalupi, Paolo Little, Brown 10 / 2017
Phantom Pains Baker, Mishell Saga Press 3 / 2017
Freefall Bellin, Joshua Simon & Schuster 9 / 2017
City of Miracles Bennett, Robert Jackson Broadway Books 5 / 2017
The Guns Above Bennis, Robyn Tor 5 / 2017
Behind Enemy Lines Brazee, Jonathan Semper Fi Press (Self-publishing Imprint) 3 / 2017
Perilous Waif Brown, E. William 2 / 2017
Tropic of Kansas Brown, Christopher Harper Voyager 7 / 2017
Degree of Resistance Cameron, Nicola M. Belaurient Press 2 / 2017
Meddling Kids Cantero, Edgar Doubleday 7 / 2017
Miranda and Caliban Carey, Jacqueline TOR 2 / 2017
Waking Magic: Book One in the Leira Chronicles Carr, Martha LMBPN 8 / 2017
Steal the Stars Cassidy, Nat Tor Books 11 / 2017
Peter Darling Chant, Austin Less Than Three Press 2 / 2017
Dreams Before the Start of Time Charnock, Anne 47 North 4 / 2017
Kangaroo Too Chen, Curtis Thomas Dunne Books (St. Martin's Press) 6 / 2017
Star's End Clarke, Cassandra Rose Saga 3 / 2017
Legionnaire Cole, Jason Anspach, Nick Galaxy's Edge, LLC 6 / 2017
A Borrowed Hell Colter, L.D. Shirtsleeve Press 3 / 2017
The Powers of the Earth (Aristillus Book 1) Corcoran, Travis MorlockPublishing.com 11 / 2017
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