Sci-fi & fantasy award winners and shortlistees

Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries

Artificial Condition: The Murderbot Diaries

Martha Wells

As a heartless killing machine, I was a complete failure.

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Trail of Lightning

Trail of Lightning

Rebecca Roanhorse

While most of the world has drowned beneath the sudden rising waters of a climate apocalypse, Dinetah (formerly the Navajo reservation) has been reborn. The gods and heroes of legend walk the land, but so do monsters.

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Witchmark

Witchmark

C. L. Polk

A stunning, addictive fantasy debut that combines intrigue, magic, betrayal, and romance in an original world with a historical WWI tone.

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Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach

Gods, Monsters, and the Lucky Peach

Kelly Robson

Humanity struggles to restore a ravaged earth in Kelly Robson's time travel adventure Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach.

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Alice Payne Arrives

Alice Payne Arrives

Kate Heartfield

A disillusioned major, a highwaywoman, and a war raging across time.

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Fire Ant

Fire Ant

Jonathan P Brazee

2018 NEBULA AWARD FINALIST: BEST NOVELLAFloribeth Salinas O'Shea Dalisay is an Off-Planet Worker, employed as an exploration pilot by the giant corporation, Hamdani Brothers. Sent on a routine mission to analyze one of the...

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A Light in the Dark

A Light in the Dark

A K DuBoff

The real invasion is about to begin. An alien fleet is coming. Elle Hartmut and her friends are the Hegemony's best chance for fighting back, but they'll need to head straight into enemy territory in order to identify the...

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Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver

Naomi Novik

By the award-winning author of Uprooted, Spinning Silver is a new take on the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin.

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The Poppy War

The Poppy War

R.F. Kuang

Winner of the Reddit Fantasy Award for Best Debut 2018 `The best fantasy debut of 2018' WIRED

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Tess of the Road

Tess of the Road

Rachel Hartman

Tess Dombegh journeys through the kingdom of Goredd in search of the World Serpents and finds herself along the way --

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Dread Nation

Dread Nation

Justina Ireland

A story of the undead like you've never read before, Justina Ireland's Dread Nation is a fresh, stunning, and powerful meditation on race in America wrapped in an alternate-history adventure where Confederate and Union soldiers...

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 Read reviewChildren of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

Tomi Adeyemi

Magic can burn, turn tides, light the darkness and bring back the dead. But magic is gone. And only one girl can bring it back.

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Aru Shah and the End of Time (a Pandava Novel, Book 1)

Aru Shah and the End of Time (a Pandava Novel, Book 1)

Roshani Chokshi, Rick Riordan

Twelve-year-old Aru stretches the truth to fit in at her private school, but when she is dared to prove an ancient lamp is cursed, she inadvertently frees an ancient demon.

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 Read reviewRecord of a Spaceborn Few: Wayfarers 3

Record of a Spaceborn Few: Wayfarers 3

Becky Chambers

From the ground, we stand. From our ship, we live. By the stars, we hope: The incredible new novel by Becky Chambers, author of the beloved The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: 'a quietly profound, humane tour de force.'...

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Spinning Silver

Spinning Silver

Naomi Novik

By the award-winning author of Uprooted, Spinning Silver is a new take on the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin.

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Space Opera: HUGO AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST NOVEL 2019

Space Opera: HUGO AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST NOVEL 2019

Catherynne M. Valente

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy meets Eurovision in an over-the-top science fiction spectacle from bestselling author Catherynne Valente has galaxies competing for glory in a universe-wide musical contest - where the stakes...

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Revenant Gun

Revenant Gun

Yoon Ha Lee

The most exciting science fiction trilogy of the decade reaches its astonishing conclusion!

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The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel

The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel

Mary Robinette Kowal

Mary Robinette Kowal's science fiction debut explores the premise behind her award-winning Lady Astronaut of Mars

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The Belles

The Belles

Dhonielle Clayton

Welcome to the dark decadence of Dhonielle Clayton's sharp tale of beauty, obsession and magic. . .

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The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air)

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air)

Holly Black

A dark jewel of a book . intoxicating - Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Six of CrowsOf course I want to be like them.

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The Invasion

The Invasion

Peadar O'Guilin

They've survived The Call - but now the horrors of the Greylands are coming through into the real world. We are being invaded. Are you ready?

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Paper Girls Volume 4

Paper Girls Volume 4

Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matthew Wilson

Contains material originally published in single magazine form as Paper girls 16-20. --Verso.

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On a Sunbeam

On a Sunbeam

Tillie Walden

Tillie Walden is the future of comics, and On a Sunbeam is her best work yet. It's a 'space' story unlike any you've ever read, with a rich, lived-in universe of complex characters. --Brian K. Vaughan, Saga and Paper Girls Two...

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Blackfish City

Blackfish City

Sam J. Miller

Disturbing, powerful and fearlessly imagined, Blackfish City is a mesmerising dystopian novel from a remarkable new voice in science fiction

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Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword

Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword

Henry Lien

Welcome to Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, where the blades are sharp and the competition is fierce.

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The Second Cure

The Second Cure

Margaret Morgan

Control the brain and you control the world. In a fractured nation, two women are left with a choice - risk all to bring humanity together or let it fall apart.

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 Read reviewA Superior Spectre

A Superior Spectre

Angela Meyer

A Superior Spectre is a highly accomplished debut novel about our capacity for curiosity, and our dangerous entitlement to it, and reminds us the scariest ghosts aren't those that go bump in the night, but those that are born and...

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 Read reviewDyschronia: Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019

Dyschronia: Shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2019

Jennifer Mills

A wild and brilliant vision of a future Australia driven by ecological catastrophe.

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Scales of Empire

Scales of Empire

Kylie Chan

An exciting new adventure filled with diverse characters, strong heroes and heroines and wild creatures from the bestselling author of White Tiger.

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We Ride the Storm

We Ride the Storm

Devin Madson

War built the Kisian Empire and war will tear it down. Caught in a foreign war, Captain Rah e'Torin and his exiled warriors will have to fight or die. Their honour code is all they have left until orders from within stress them to...

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The Witch Who Courted Death

The Witch Who Courted Death

Maria Lewis

This time reinventing witches and ghosts with a much-needed feminist twist, The Witch Who Courted Death is a brand new title from the bestselling author of Who's Afraid?

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City of Lies

City of Lies

Sam Hawke

Set in a world of subterfuge, treachery and the poisoner's art, this bold and exciting epic fantasy debut introduces a remarkable new talent to the genre and is a must-read for fans, from Joe Abercrombie and Terry Brooks to Robin...

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Lady Helen and the Dark Days Deceit (Lady Helen Book 3)

Lady Helen and the Dark Days Deceit (Lady Helen Book 3)

Alison Goodman

Played out against the glittering background of Regency high society, this thrilling finale to the Lady Helen trilogy hurtles to a shocking conclusion full of passion, betrayal and heartbreak.

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Tide of Stone

Tide of Stone

Kaaron Warren

The Time-Ball Tower of Tempuston houses the worst criminals in history. Given the option of the death penalty or eternal life, they chose eternal life. They have a long time to regret that choice.

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The Bus on Thursday

The Bus on Thursday

Shirley Barrett

Bridget Jones meets The Exorcist in a devilishly funny new novel from the acclaimed filmmaker, screenwriter and author of Rush Oh!   

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Impostors

Impostors

Scott Westerfeld

In a world full of social and military tech, power struggles, dictatorships, surveillance, intrigue and the ever-present threat of treachery, Frey is sent on a potentially deadly mission. Impostors is the first book in a new...

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 Read reviewHis Name Was Walter

His Name Was Walter

Emily Rodda

From Australia's favourite storyteller comes a story, within a story, that shows us the extraordinary power of true love and solves a decades-old mystery.

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 Read reviewA Curse of Ash and Embers

A Curse of Ash and Embers

Jo Spurrier

A dead witch. A bitter curse. A battle of magic. Some people knit socks by the fire at night. Gyssha Blackbone made monsters. But the old witch is dead now, and somehow it's Elodie's job to clean up the mess. When she...

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 Read reviewCatching Teller Crow

Catching Teller Crow

Ambelin Kwaymullina, Ezekiel Kwaymullina

Winner of the Prize for Young Adult Writing at the 2019 Victorian Premier's Literary AwardsNothing's been the same for Beth Teller since she died. Her dad, a detective, is the only one...

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 Read reviewLifel1k3 (Lifelike)

Lifel1k3 (Lifelike)

Jay Kristoff

From the co-author of the New York Times bestselling Illuminae Files comes the first book in a new series that's part Romeo and Juliet, part Terminator, and all adrenaline.

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 Read reviewSmall Spaces

Small Spaces

Sarah Epstein

Small Spaces is a gripping YA thriller from debut Australian author Sarah Epstein, perfect for fans of Fleur Ferris.

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Exploring Dark Short Fiction #2: A Primer to Kaaron Warren

Exploring Dark Short Fiction #2: A Primer to Kaaron Warren

Eric J Guignard, Kaaron Warren, Michael Arnzen

Dark Moon Books and editor Eric J. Guignard present this introduction to the work of Kaaron Warren, #2 in a series of scholarly primers exploring modern masters of literary dark short fiction. With commentary by Michael Arnzen,...

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 Read reviewTales from the Inner City

Tales from the Inner City

Shaun Tan

The visionary Shaun Tan returns to show us the soul-opening work he's been doing for the past five years.

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 Read reviewCicada

Cicada

Shaun Tan

The story of a cicada who works in an office, and all the people who don't appreciate him. The new picture book from multi-award-winner Shaun Tan, author of The Arrival, The Lost Thing and Rules of Summer.

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Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt

Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt

Rhiannon Williams

Winner of the Ampersand Prize 2016 Finalist for the Readings Children's Book Prize 2019In the most thrilling fantasy of the year, a young girl must pretend to be a...

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Ting Ting the Ghosthunter

Ting Ting the Ghosthunter

Gabrielle Wang

Thirteen-year-old Ting Ting has learned the ancient skills and art of ghost hunting from her adopted grandmother, Por Por, a famous ghost hunter.

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Secret Guardians (The Rogues Book 2)

Secret Guardians (The Rogues Book 2)

Lian Tanner

Duckling and Pummel are trying to take the Young Margrave to a place of safety, far away from the dreadful Harshman. But they have enemies they don't know about, and all too soon they find themselves captured and taken to the salt...

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 Read reviewThe Endsister

The Endsister

Penni Russon

Unforgettable characters, chaotic family life and an intriguing ghost story combine in this funny, absorbing tale of a family who inherit a mansion on the other side of the world.

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 Read reviewThe Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars

Jaclyn Moriarty

From the award-winning Jaclyn Moriarty comes a spellbinding tale of unlikely friendship, unexpected magic and competitive athletics.

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 Read reviewThe Relic of the Blue Dragon (Children of the Dragon, Book 1)

The Relic of the Blue Dragon (Children of the Dragon, Book 1)

Rebecca Lim

Harley gave a little shiver as he peered at the mysterious girl's message. She'd written: DRAGON KING RETURNS.       Harley Spark is just an ordinary thirteen-year-old kid who lives with his mum,...

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