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.
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