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It’s that time of the year to check off what to get the readers on your holiday gift list. Good thing the results are in for the 10th annual Goodreads Choice Awards.

Billed as the “only major book awards decided by readers,” the 21 categories attracted more than 5 million votes from users of Goodreads, the Amazon-owned book social network.

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Seventeen of the categories were won by women, including Michelle McNamara’s “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” in the nonfiction category. Published posthumously, the book chronicle’s McNamara’s journey to unmask The Golden State Killer.

Fan favorites Stephen King and Rick Riordan won again this year and are now tied for the most Goodreads Choice Awards, with eight awards each.

Check out the list of winners below, and visit the Goodreads site for full descriptions of each winner and nominees in all categories.

Nonfiction — I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, by Michelle McNamara

Memoir & Autobiography — Educated, by Tara Westover

History & Biography  — The Good Neighbor, by Maxwell King

Science — The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs, by Stephen Brusatte

Fiction — Still Me, by Jojo Moyes

Mystery & Thriller — The Outsider, by Stephen King

Historical Fiction —The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah

Fantasy — Circe, by Madeline Miller 

Best of the Best — The Hate U Give, by Angie Thomas

Romance  — The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang

Science Fiction  — Vengeful, by V.E. Schwab 

Horror — Elevation, by Stephen King 

Humor — The Last Black Unicorn, by Tiffany Haddish 

Food & Cookbooks — Cravings: Hungry for More, by Chrissy Teigen

Graphic Novels & Comics   — Herding Cats, by Sarah Andersen 

Poetry — The Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One, by Amanda Lovelace

Debut Author  — Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi

Young Adult Fiction  — Leah on the Offbeat, by Becky Albertalli

Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction  — Kingdom of Ash, by Sarah J. Maas

Middle Grade & Children’s  — The Burning Maze, by Rick Riordan

Picture Books — I Am Enough, by Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo

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