2019 Hugo Award Winners

The Hugo Awards, science fiction’s most prestigious award, announced their 2019 winners last week. We were very excited to see some of our favorites on the list!

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Best Novel: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

A feminist, alternate history of the 1950s and the space race, which begins with a huge meteorite obliterating much of the eastern United States, accelerating efforts to colonize space. Also a 2018 Nebula Award Winner.


Best Series: Wayfarers by Becky Chambers

Wayfarers follows the crew of the Wayfarer, a spaceship, which has seen better days, and its mostly alien crew … if they survive the long trip through war-torn interstellar space without endangering any of the fragile alliances that keep the galaxy peaceful.


Best Graphic Story: Monstress, Volume 3: Haven by Marjorie Liu with art by Sana Takeda

Maika Halfwolf has begun to unlock the mysteries of her past–but the challenges of the present are only growing. As the impending war between humans and Arcanics creeps ever closer, and powerful players fight for the chance to control her future, Maika finds she must work with Zinn, the Monstrum that lives inside her, in order to ensure their mutual survival. 

Find the whole Monstress series here.


Lodestar Award for Best Young Adult Book: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic, but everything changed the night magic disappeared. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and she must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is determined to eradicate magic for good.


Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Versescreenplay by Phil Lord and Rodney Rothman, directed by Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey and Rodney Rothman


Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: The Good Place, “Janet(s)” (season 3, episode 9), written by Josh Siegal & Dylan Morgan, directed by Morgan Sackett

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New YA Fiction – July 2019

New YA Fiction

Heartwood Box by Ann Aguirre

Queen of Ruin by Tracy Banghart

Beau & Bett: A Modern Retelling of Beauty and the Beast by Kathryn Berla

The Beckoning Shadow by Katharyn Blair

Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra

We Walked the Sky by Lisa Fiedler

Skyjacked by Paul Griffin

Just my Luck by Jennifer Honeybourne

The Best Lies by Sarah Lyu

The Arrival of Someday by Jen Malone

The Chosen by Taran Matharu

Destroy all Monsters by Sam Miller

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

Wilder Girls by Rory Power

The Boy and Girl Who Broke the World by Amy Reed

Truly Madly Royally by Debbie Rigaud

Standing Strong by Gary Robinson

Before I Disappear by Danielle Stinson

The Spaces between Us by Stacia Tolman

Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun by Guillermo del Toro

Shatter the Sky by Rebecca Wells

Impossible Music by Sean Williams

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New Graphic Novels – July 2019

New Graphic Novels

Batgirl: Art of the Crime

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur 7

Rick and Morty vs Dungeons & Dragons

The Giver

The Trials of Shazam: The Complete Series

Han Solo – Imperial Cadet


YA Graphic Novels

Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale

Delilah Dirk and the King’s Shilling

Delilah Dirk and the Pillars of Hercules

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Fruits Basket 12

Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits 1

Kakuriyo: Bed & Breakfast for Spirits 2

Lumberjanes: Jackalope Springs Eternal

Mera: Tidebreaker

Teen Titans: Raven

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