Announcing the Winners of the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards!
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The books listed below were chosen as winners of the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards, "the only major book awards decided by readers."
Please note that only books published for the first time in the United States in English between November 29, 2011, and November 25, 2012, were eligible for the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards.
Have you read any of them?
Best Fiction: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
Best Mystery & Thriller: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Best Historical Fiction: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Best Fantasy: The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
Best Paranormal Fantasy: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
Best Science Fiction: The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
Best Romance: Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
Best Horror: The Twelve by Justin Cronin
Best Memoir & Autobiography: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Best History & Biography: Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch by Sally Bedell Smith
Best Nonfiction: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Best Food & Cookbooks: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier by Ree Drummond
Best Humor: Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson
Best Graphic Novels & Comics: The Walking Dead, Vol. 16: A Larger World by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard
Best Poetry: A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver
Best Goodreads Author: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Best Young Adult Fiction: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction: Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Best Middle Grade & Children's: The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
Best Picture Books: Olivia and the Fairy Princesses by Ian Falconer