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Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Award Winning Novels

Hugo, Locus, Nebula, Bram Stoker and World Fantasy Award winning first edition books. All books listed are hardcover first editions, first printings unless stated otherwise.

AWARD WINNERS

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GRAVEYARD BOOK [THE], Gaiman, Neil
21 GRAVEYARD BOOK [THE]
Gaiman, Neil
HarperCollins Publishers, 2008, 0060530928 / 9780060530921

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. McKean, Dave
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. This title is appearing in sixth printings, however this copy is a first printing. Award History: 2010 Carnegie Medal in Literature Award Winner; 2009 Newbery Medal Award Winner; 2009 Hugo Award Winner for Best Novel; 2009 Locus Award Winner for Best Young-Adult Novel; Locus Magazine 2008 Recommended Reading List - Young Adult Novels.

004100

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SLOW RIVER, Griffith, Nicola
22 SLOW RIVER
Griffith, Nicola
Ballantine Del Rey, 1995, 0345391659 / 9780345391650

First Edition, Hardcover, As New, As New. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine dustjacket. Not a remainder nor ex-library. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Intrigue in a near-future where ecological disaster looms just around the corner. "[P]owerful prose poem on issues that are already with us, but that other writers deem too mundane for this kind of quiet, character-based SF." Locus - June 1995. Award History: 1996 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; 1995 Lambda Award Winner for Best SF/Gay Novel (tied with Shadow Man by Melissa Scott).

003107

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BURIED GIANT [THE] (SIGNED), Ishiguro, Kazuo
23 BURIED GIANT [THE] (SIGNED)
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Knopf, 2015, 030727103X / 9780307271037

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and first US edition. (Simultaneous with the UK edition by Faber and Faber, but the time zone difference makes the UK the true first edition.) Stated First Edition with printing date "03/2015" on rear jacket flap, making it a March, 2015 first printing. Signed by Ishiguro on publisher's tipped-in sheet. Ishiguro is also winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. This copy also has the publisher's black stain on the page edges. (Copies are already in multiple printings. These later printings have plain white page edges as opposed to the black-stained edges.) The book's green jacket is un-laminated, making it prone to scratches. This jacket is pristine without the "Signed First Edition" sticker present. Caution to collectors: Removing the Signed First Edition sticker can scratch off the jacket's green ink from the jacket cover. There is no sticker on this copy and the jacket is in fine condition. "It's a sad, elegiac story, one that has a tone and texture suited to its subject matter: a dreamy journey, repetitive and searching as lost memory." Lydia Millet - Publisher's Weekly Starred Review. Award History: 2016 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to The Chimes by Anna Smaill).(Sceptre)
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004747

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EYE OF THE WORLD [THE], Jordan, Robert
24 EYE OF THE WORLD [THE]
Jordan, Robert
Tor Fantasy, 1990, 0812500482 / 9780812500486

First Edition, Soft cover, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Sweet, Darryl
Trade paperback, first edition and first printing. Printed simultaneously with the first hardcover edition. Stated First Edition with number line complete. (Copies are well into 13th printings.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Except for a single tear-out at the bottom edge of the spine panel (1cm x 1cm in size) and some very light scuffing, this copy shows minimal wear and is in fine condition. Over 20 years old, very rare to find a copy in fine condition. The front cover fold-out is present and not torn off, unusual in current trade paperback editions. Clean, square copy without previous owner's marks. Iconic full color, wrap-around jacket illustration (with front cover fold-out) by Darryl Sweet. Award History: 1991 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin).

004339

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TOOTH FAIRY [THE], Joyce, Graham
25 TOOTH FAIRY [THE]
Joyce, Graham
Tor, 1998, 031286261X / 9780312862619

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First US edition and first hardcover edition. (Previously published in paperback in the UK by Michael Joseph/Creed.) Faint bump at lower tip, else a fine copy in fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Dark fantasy novel. "[B]rings new energy .... and beautifully angled perspectives that refresh an older material. Perhaps it's magic."- Locus, March 1998. Unfortunately, Graham Joyce passed away in 2014. Award History: 1997 British Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel; 1998 International Horror Guild Award Nominee (lost to Fog Heart by Thomas Tessier); 1998 Stoker Nominee for Superior Achievement in a Novel (lost to Bag of Bones by Stephen King); and 1999 Locus Award Nominee for Best Dark Fantasy/Horror Novel (lost to Bag of Bones by Stephen King).

004709

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BAG OF BONES, King, Stephen
26 BAG OF BONES
King, Stephen
Hodder & Stoughton, 1998, 0340718196 / 9780340718193

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover UK, first printing and true first edition. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. A tale of ghosts and hauntings. "[A]n ambitious contemporary literary achievement, filled with writerly devices ranging from simple recursive in-jokes to sharp metafictional commentary about the storytelling art, not to mention a thoroughly unreliable narrator." Locus - September, 1998. Award History: 1998 Publisher's Weekly Best of 1998 List; 1999 British Fantasy Award Winner; 1998 Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel; 1999 Locus Award for Best Dark Fantasy/Horror Novel.

000994

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MISERY, King, Stephen
27 MISERY
King, Stephen
Viking, 1989, 0670813648 / 9780670813643

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Giusti, Bob
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Slight bumping with associated jacket crinkling at top edge of spine panel with a single closed tear (1.0cm). Faint scuffing along top and side edges of page block, else near fine copy in near fine jacket. A straight copy without price-clipping. Award History: 1987 Bram Stoker Award Co-Winner for Superior Achievement in a Novel (tied with Swan Song by McCammon); 1988 World Fantasy Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Replay by Grimwood).

002883

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TELLING [THE], Le Guin, Ursula K.
28 TELLING [THE]
Le Guin, Ursula K.
London, Gollancz, 2001, 0575072571 / 9780575072572

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing and the first UK edition. (Preceded by the US edition published by Harcourt.) Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. This UK edition for this award-winning Le Guin novel bears a unique dustjacket design, which is uncredited, that saw a very limited press run. First full-length novel to return to the Hainish cycle since the publication of The Dispossessed (1974). "This is humanist SF at its best, Le Guin in top form." - Locus, August, 2000. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Locus Poll Award for Best SF Novel; 2001 Endeavour Award Winner for Distinguished Novel or Collection.

002177

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TELLING [THE], Le Guin, Ursula K.
29 TELLING [THE]
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Harcourt, Inc., 2000, 0151005672 / 9780151005673

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. 
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. First full-length novel set in the Hainish cycle since the publication of The Dispossessed (1974). "This is humanist SF at its best, Le Guin in top form." - Locus, August, 2000. Award History: Winner of the 2001 Locus Poll Award for Best SF Novel; 2001 Endeavour Award Winner for Distinguished Novel or Collection.

001924

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ANCILLARY MERCY, Leckie, Ann
30 ANCILLARY MERCY
Leckie, Ann
Orbit, 2015, 0316246689 / 9780316246682

First Edition, Trade Paperback, Fine, No Jacket. Book. Harris, John
Trade paperback, first printing. True first edition. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a remainder or ex-library copy. Very fine (unread) copy. Page block is clean, square and without any remainder mark so common with this title. Award History: 2016 Locus Award for Best SF Novel; 2016 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin); 2016 Nebula Award Nominee (lost to Uprooted by Naomi Novik).

004982

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SILK CODE [THE], Levinson, Paul
31 SILK CODE [THE]
Levinson, Paul
Tor, 1999, 0312868235 / 9780312868239

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Fine. Book. Uretsky, Jan and Shelley Eshkar
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Very small closed tear (0.5 cm in size) at lower tip of rear jacket panel, else very fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Award History: 2000 Locus Poll Award Winner for Best First Novel.

003865

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DAWN SONG, Marano, Michael
32 DAWN SONG
Marano, Michael
Tor, 1998, 0312864329 / 9780312864323

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Nielsen, Cliff
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Debut novel with publisher's original publicity letter laid in. Award History: Co-winner of the 1998 International Horror Guild Award for Best First Novel (tied with Silk by Caitlin Kiernan). 1998 Stoker Award Winner for Best First Novel.

000874

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RENEGADES OF PERN [THE], McCaffrey, Anne
33 RENEGADES OF PERN [THE]
McCaffrey, Anne
Ballantine Del Rey, 1989, 0345340965 / 9780345340962

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Whelan, Michael
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. The seventh novel set in the Dragonriders of Pern universe between the events in Dragonquest and The White Dragon. Very nice full color, three-quarter wrap-around jacket illustration by Michael Whelan. Award History: Winner of the 1990 Science Fiction Book Club's Book of the Year Award.

003706

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BOY'S LIFE, McCammon, Robert
34 BOY'S LIFE
McCammon, Robert
Pocket Books, 1991, 0671742264 / 9780671742263

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Gerber Studios
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated "First Pocket Books hardcover printing August 1991" with "1" present in complete number line. Original $21.95 cover price present in un-clipped jacket. Very rare thus. Very faint handling-related wear and smudges to side edge of page block (better than normal for a book this age), else fine copy in fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping, tears or previous owner's marks. Award History: 1991 Bram Stoker Award Winner for Best Novel; 1992 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Summer of Night by Simmons); 1992 World Fantasy Award Winner for Best Novel.

003475

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ROAD [THE], McCarthy, Cormac
35 ROAD [THE]
McCarthy, Cormac
Knopf, 2006, 0307265439 / 9780307265432

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Kidd, Chip
Hardcover first edition, first printing. First Edition stated on copyright page. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. All first printing points present: Rust-orange boards with black cloth spine. (A later printings have black boards only.) First Edition stated on copyright page with "10/2006" on rear jacket flap. The year "2006" stated on bottom of title page. Original $24.00 on price jacket without price clipping. Small spot (pin-head size) on bottom edge of page block. The front jacket flap has two faint, shallow fold creases, at the top and bottom corners. The spine lettering is slightly sunned, else the jacket is clean and intact. A fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, square copy without price-clipping. A beautiful copy of an intense novel. Award History: 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Fiction; 2006 James Tait Black Memorial Prize Winner; 2007 Oprah Book Club Selection.

004973

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OMEGA, McDevitt, Jack
36 OMEGA
McDevitt, Jack
Ace, 2003, 0441010466 / 9780441010462

First Edition, Hardcover, Very Fine, Very Fine. Book. Ducak, Danilo
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Very fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Not a remainder, book club or ex-library copy. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Nominee for Best Novel (lost to Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold); 2004 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to Ilium by Dan Simmons); Winner of the 2004 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels. Very collectible copy.

003969

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BRASYL (SIGNED), Mcdonald, Ian
37 BRASYL (SIGNED)
Mcdonald, Ian
Pyr Books, 2007, 1591025435 / 9781591025436

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Near Fine. Book. Martiniere, Stephan
Hardcover first edition, first printing and true first edition. (Precedes the UK edition by one month.) Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Signed by McDonald on the title page Moderate bump with associated crinkling at top edge of spine panel, else fine (unread) copy in near fine jacket. A clean, straight copy with $25.00 price intact. All first printing points are present: number sequence 11 thru 07 in reverse order with the "07" present (indicating a 2007 printing) followed by the number sequence 5 thru 1 in reverse order with the "1" present, indicating a first printing. Award History: 2007 British Science Fiction Award Winner; 2008 Hugo Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon); 2008 Locus Poll Award Nominee (lost to The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon).
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004430

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MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
38 MOON AND THE SUN (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Very Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with number line complete. Not a book club, remainder nor an ex-library copy. Fine (unread) copy in very fine jacket. Signed by McIntyre on the title page. A clean, straight copy without price-clipping. Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
Signed by Author(s)
001421

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MOON AND THE SUN [THE]  (SIGNED), McIntyre, Vonda N.
39 MOON AND THE SUN [THE] (SIGNED)
McIntyre, Vonda N.
Pocket Books, 1997, 0671567659 / 9780671567651

First Edition, Hardcover, Fine, Fine. Book. Halsey, Gary
Hardcover first edition. Tiny nick at upper tip of front jacket panel, else fine (unread) copy in fine jacket. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or an ex-library copy. Signed by McIntyre on the title page with a custom bookplate specially printed for this edition that is also signed by McIntyre in gold ink. (The bookplate is laid in the book, not attached or adhered to the page in anyway.) Alternate history with fantasy elements, set in the court of Louis XIV of France, The Sun King. A "scientific" investigation conducted on a pair of captured sea monsters within the pomp and splendor of Louis XIV's court. A marvelous novel and well-deserved Nebula Winner. Award History: 1997 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Publisher's Weekly's Best SF Novels of 1997.
Signed by Author(s)
001724

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SPEED OF DARK [THE], Moon, Elizabeth
40 SPEED OF DARK [THE]
Moon, Elizabeth
Ballantine Books, 2003, 0345447557 / 9780345447555

First Edition, Hardcover, Near Fine, Near Fine. Book. Metz, Julie
Hardcover first edition, first printing. Stated First Edition with "1" present in complete number line. Not a book club, remainder or ex-library copy. Winner of the 2004 Nebula Award for Best Novel. Boards and jacket moderately bumped at upper corners with crinkling at head and heel of spine panel. Page block shows faint handling-related wear. Several small dents in top and side edge of page block. Slight spine lean, which is common with this tilte. Overall, a near fine copy in near fine jacket. "'If I had not been what I am, what would I have been?'" wonders Lou Arrendale, the autistic hero of Moon's compelling exploration of the concept of "normalcy" and what might happen when medical science attains the knowledge to "cure" adult autism. Arrendale narrates most of this book in a poignant earnestness that verges on the philosophical and showcases Moon's gift for characterization." - Publisher's Weekly. "Moon is effective at putting the reader inside Lou's mind, and it is both fascinating and painful to see the behavior and qualities of so-called normals through his eyes." - Meredith Parets, American Library Association. Award History: 2004 Nebula Award Winner for Best Novel; Locus Magazine: Best of 2003 Recommended Reading List for Science Fiction Novels; Amazon.com Top Ten Books of 2003 - Science Fiction & Fantasy.

004728

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