Leviathan Wakes is a science fiction novel by James S. A. Corey, the pen name of American writers Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. It is the first book in the Expanse series, followed by Caliban's War (2012), Abaddon's Gate (2013) and six other novels. Leviathan Wakes was nominated for the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel and the 2012 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. The novel was adapted for television in 2015 as the first season-and-a-half of The Expanse by Syfy.[1] Five short stories that take place before, during, or after Leviathan Wakes were published between 2011 and 2019.

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Leviathan Wakes
First edition
AuthorJames S. A. Corey
Cover artistDaniel Dociu
CountryUnited States
SeriesThe Expanse
GenreScience fiction
PublishedJune 15, 2011
PublisherOrbit Books
Media type
  • Print
  • Audiobook
  • E-book
  • 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel (Nomination)
  • 2012 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (Nomination)
Followed byCaliban's War