What science fiction and fantasy have you read or watched, and loved, this year? I'm specifically looking for works that were first published or aired in 2015 and are eligible for nomination for the 2016 Hugo Awards. I'm especially hungry for recommendations of good shorter-than-novel-length fiction since I have a hard time finding good shorter works. I want recommendations of novels, too, though, please.
Here are the things on my "I might nominate this!" list so far (in no particular order):
Best Dramatic Presentation - Long Form:
Here are a list of things that have been recommended to me so far, or that I'm just really looking forward to reading anyway. I'm going to read through as many of them as I can!
(Disclaimer: I'm only listing things here I think I might be interested in. There are many more extensive general lists of recommendations, and many more comprehensive lists of eligible works - please link me to more of these too!)
- The Philosopher Kings, by Jo Walton
- SevenEves, by Neal Stephenson
- The Dark Forest, by Liu Cixin
- Ancillary Mercy, by Ann Leckie
- The House of Shattered Wings, by Aliette de Bodard
- Uprooted, by Naomi Novik
- The Fifth Season, by N.K. Jemisin