2016 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners Revealed

By Dianna Dilworth 

goodreadschoiceawardsGoodreads has announced the winners of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards.

According to the company’s blog post, more than 3.5 million votes were cast for this year’s awards. With 128,543 votes,  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child garnered more votes than any other nominee in the Goodreads Choice Awards’ eight year, winning in the best fantasy category.

We’ve linked to samples of all the winning titles below. Did your favorite writer make it to the end?

Winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016

Fiction: Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Historical Fiction: The Underground Railroad  by Colson Whitehead

Nonfiction: Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter

Memoir & Autobiography: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

Fantasy: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany

Mystery & Thriller: End of Watch by Stephen King

Horror: The Fireman by Joe Hill

Humor: The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer

Science Fiction: Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Graphic Novels & Comics: Adulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen

History & BiographyLeonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man by William Shatner

Science & Technology: Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal

Food & Cookbooks: Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen

Romance: It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover

Debut Goodreads Author: Rebel of the Sands (Rebel of the Sands, #1) by Alwyn Hamilton

Young Adult Fiction: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Young Adult Fantasy: A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) by Sarah J. Maas

Middle Grade & Children’s: The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo, #1) by Rick Riordan

Picture Books: The Thank You Book (Elephant & Piggie, #25) by Mo Willems

Poetry: The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace