Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Goodreads Choice Awards 2011: WINNERS!

Today Goodreads announced the winners of their Goodreads Choice Awards. The books were voted for by Goodreads members over the past few weeks. The winners are as follows!

Young Adult Fiction winner is Where She Went by Gayle Forman:

Favourite book of 2011 is Divergent by Veronica Roth 

The winner of the Fiction category is  1Q84 by Haruki Murakami :

Mystery and Thriller winner is Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich:

Historical Fiction winner is The Paris Wife by Paula McLain:

Fantasy Winner is A Dance With Dragons by George R.R Martin:

Paranormal Fantasy winner is Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning

Science Fiction winner is 11/22/63 by Stephen King 

Horror winner is Graveminder by Melissa Marr

Other categories:

Romance Winner is Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward
Humour Winner is Bossypants by Tina Fey
Nonfiction Winner is The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth by Alexandra Robbins
History and Biography winner is Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Memoir and Autobiography winner is Two Kisses for Maddy by Matthew Logelin 
Food and Cooking Winner is My Father's Daughter by Gwenyth Paltrow 
Travel and Outdoors winner is Little Princes by Conor Grennan
Young Adult Fantasy and Science Fiction winner is Divergent by Veronica Roth
Middlegrade and Children's winner is The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
Picture Books winner is When I Grow Up by Al Yankovic
Graphic Novels and Comics winner is Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead 
Poetry Winner is Horoscopes for the Dead by Billy Collins

And the Goodreads Author of the year is...
Cassandra Clare 

Unfortunately the only book I've read from the list is Divergent and Cassandra Clare's books! I was really hoping A Monster Calls would win in the Middle Grace category and I'm quite disappointed that it didn't! How about you?  

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