Here is the full list of all novels and short stories published by Curiosity Quills in 2017 that are eligible for Nebula Awards. Any SFWA members can make nominations during the nomination period. Thank you for considering our authors for nomination!


The Tchaikovsky Finale (Fugue & Fable #3) by Darin Kennedy
The Redeemed (The Roadhouse Chronicles #2) by Matthew S. Cox
Shadow Collector (Temporal Armistice #2) by Matthew S. Cox
Mayhem’s Children (Mayhem Wave #3) by Edward Aubry
The White Pavilion (The Cosmic Winds #1) by Ruth Fox
Realm FM by Tyrolin Puxty
Archaeopteryx (The Albuquerque Trilogy #1) by Dan Darling
The Eighth King (The White Umbrella Testament #1) by Matt Weber
Prom, Magic, And Other Man-Made Disasters (The Settfyrian Chronicles #1) by Rena Rocford
The Last Key (The Actuator #4) by James Wymore
Containment (Winter Solstice #2) by JR Rain & Matt Cox
Disposal (Pop Travel #3) by Tara Tyler
The Last Netherworld of the Apocalypse (Kelly Driscoll #4) by Nina Post
Silver Light (Alexis Silver #1) by JR Rain & Matt Cox
The Wrath of Con (Death by Cliche # 2) by Robert J Defendi
Heir Ascendant (Faded Skies #1) by Matthew S. Cox
Abounding Might (The Extraordinaries #3) by Melissa McShane
Season of Wind (The Clockwork God Chronicles #2) by Aimee Hyndman
Araphel (Daughter of Mars #2) by Matthew S. Cox
The Vessel of Ra (The Klaereon Scroll #1) by Catherine Schaff-Stump
Countess of Čachtice (The Krampus Chronicles #2) by Sonia Halbach
Nascent Shadow (Temporal Armistice #1) by Matthew S. Cox
The Dark Interest (The Dark Choir #4) by JP Sloan
Convergence (Winter Solstice #1) by JR Rain & Matt Cox
Static Mayhem (Mayhem Wave #2) by Edward Aubry
The Fork of Destiny’s Road (The Age of the Infinite #3) by Jason King
Face the Change (Menopausal Superheroes #3) by Samantha Bryant
Colt Harper: Esteemed Vampire Cat (Colt Harper #1) by Tyrolin Puxty
Gears of Fate (Forgotten Gods #1) by Wilbert Stanton
Organic (The Kepler Chronicles #2) by Jadah McCoy
Real Vampires Take No Prisoners (Real Vampires Don’t Sparkle #3) by Amy Fecteau
Guardian (Division Zero #4) by Matthew S. Cox
Blood Rush (Immortal Aliens #2) by Laura Diamond
The Last Death Worm of the Apocalypse (Kelly Driscoll #3) by Nina Post
Mirona’s Law (The Chronicles of Rostogov #2) by Benjamin Sperduto
Wicked Treasure (Treasure Chronicles #3) by Jordan Elizabeth
Muddy Waters (Otherwhere #1) by Sara O. Thompson
Kasper Mutzenmacher’s Cursed Hat (Life Indigo #1) by Keith Fentonmiller
Bleed Through by Adriana Arrington
Daughter of Ash (Awakened #4) by Matthew S. Cox
The Stravinsky Intrigue (Fugue & Fable #2) by Darin Kennedy
Flame (The Ragnarök Prophesies #3) by AK Morgan
Mercury in Retrograde (A Shot In The Dark #1), by Merethe Walther
Wondering Sight (The Extraordinaries #2) by Melissa McShane
Rasputin’s Supernatural Dating Service by David Hammons

Young Adult novels eligible for both the Nebula and The Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book

Myths of Mish (Fairytale Galaxy Chronicles #2) by Katie Hamstead
The Outs, E.S. Wesley
Emma and the Silk Thieves (Tales of Widowswood #2) by Matthew S. Cox
Sixteen (The Dreamwalker Diaries #2) by Jen Estes
Dragon Redeemer (World of Aluvia #3) by Amy Bearce
Oracle of the Song (Oracle of Delphi #2) by Gail Strickland
The Eldritch Heart by Matthew S. Cox
Please Don’t Tell My Parents I Have a Nemesis (Please Don’t Tell My Parents #4) by Richard Roberts
How I Magically Messed Up My Life in Four Freakin’ Days (The Tale of Bryant Adams #1) by Megan O’Russell
The Switch by A.W. Hill, Nathanael Hill
Child of Nod (The Balance #1) by CW Snyder

Short Story

“Exley Avenue” by Jordan Elizabeth and W.K. Pomeroy

In 1920s upstate New York, a tormented girl learns that her family’s new stone castle was built on a former cemetery, and in 2014, a former police detective uncovers horrible secrets

“Lena’s Song” by Benjamin Sperduto

In the near future, two frustrated musicians and creative partners get in on the ground floor of neural firestreaming — but an old guitar creates an unexpected effect

“Sorry for the Mouse” by Mark Woodring

A veteran back from Afghanistan develops a strange hobby to stay sane — but it doesn’t work as well as he had hoped

“Skeleton Jim” by J.R. Rain

A skeleton detective who leads a double life as an Internet sensation takes a beautiful woman on as a client — and gets more than he bargained for

“Of Lusher and Sleep” by S.E. Bennet

In this modern, alternative imagining of Romeo and Juliet, a veteran from an old-money family returns to London for his mother’s funeral and is confronted with a toxic history of two warring families — and a lost love

“Roomies” by B.C. Johnson

Housemates experience something deeply unsettling during an earthquake

“In the Shadow of the Song” by Piers Anthony

An American’s car is rear-ended by a lost Muslim traveler with diplomatic immunity; the traveler sings in the American’s place at his daughter’s school recital — with surprising results

“The Giovanni Effect” by Robert J Defendi

A man who lives alone with his family on a terraformed wind turbine farm receives a disturbing visitor

“Four Hundred Eyes, Sixty-Four Hundred Teeth” by J.E. Anckorn

An existentially anxious former star of a London goth rock band, missing fame and creativity, regains something he thought was lost

“Circular Argument” by Darin Kennedy

A severely dehydrated man is trapped in an endless loop on an external tram-shuttle around his base — and his patience with the on-board AI is fraying

“Moses and the Talking Bush That Was Conveniently On Fire” by Andrew Buckley

An exhausted Moses herds sheep for his father-in-law until a burning bush gives him a holy quest he’s rather reluctant to do

“Fail House” by J.P. Sloan

On the night the Chinese land the first mission to Mars, unemployed roommates in a crumbling American city navigate through riots to their government-subsidized housing — but is it the safe place they thought it would be?

“ICU” by James Wymore

A workaholic lawyer wakes up in an intensive care unit with painful regrets

“Bootheel” by Tegan Wren

An aged German soldier returns to the Missouri Bootheel where he picked cotton as a POW, digs up an old mirror — and dares to look at his reflection

“Second Sentience” by Nathan Croft

In this New Weird goat fantasy, two caprifauns explore a lost city — and their possible past lives

“Landing a Job in the Private Sector” by Rena Rocford

When an Imperial assassin’s Keeper betrays the Empire, the assassin goes off-planet — to transition out of government work as fast as possible

“Trapped” by Ann M. Noser

A woman is trapped inside a body

“Out of Sight” by Matthew S. Cox

Unwanted kids wake up in an escape pod after years in stasis, and an AI bracelet is their only chance to make sense of a wild uncharted planet

“A Match Made in Heaven” by Randy Attwood

A processing plant worker on a cattle farming planet boards an interstellar ship to bring back a wife — and learns a hard lesson

“The One You Feed” by Katie Young

A wolf hunter offers his services to a professional steer roper, hoping the cowboy will be his champion at the right time

“Heart of the Harvester” by Richard Roberts

A boy’s father sends him to a dangerous city populated with machines in order to bring back the heart of a harvester — but will the boy pass his test and become a man?

“Intervention” by Samantha Bryant

“Friend or Foe” by Samantha Bryant

“O Scaly Night” by Samantha Bryant

“The Right Thing” by Samantha Bryant

“Prologue” by Jason King

“Ice Witch” by James Wymore

“Vaekra Take Me” by D.J. Butler

“A Dream of Clouds” by Matthew S. Cox

“Tremors Within the Storm” by Daniel Swenson

“Thought Power ” by Sarah E. Seeley

“By Blade & Blood” by C.J. Workman

“Just Breathe” by Holli Anderson

“Jia For Luck” by David J. West