Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 – cast your vote!

Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 - cast your vote

Don’t miss the chance to vote for your favorite book in the only major awards decided by readers.

For the eight time, readers from around the world can vote for the best book of the year in book awards organized by a social network for book lovers – Goodreads.

Voting in Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 started on November 1, 2016, and so far almost 2 million votes were cast!

You can vote for your favorite book in 20 categories, including fiction, mystery & thriller, fantasy, humor, non-fiction, history & biography, poetry, YA fiction, YA fantasy, and Debut Goodreads Author.

All that is required to cast a vote is to be a registered and signed up member of the Goodreads network. If you still aren’t a part of this flourishing community of people who love reading, Goodreads Awards is the best reason to join.

How to vote in Goodreads Choice Awards? Go to the awards’ landing page, pick up your favorite category, find the book you think deserves the award, and click on the “Vote” button underneath. You can leave one vote in each category. As there are three rounds of voting, you can vote as much as 60 times! Remember, to cast the vote you need to be signed in to Goodreads.

Three rounds of voting in Goodreads Choice Awards have the following timing:

  • Opening Round (Nov. 1-6) – you can vote for any of the 15 official nominees in each category, but you can also add any other book that’s eligible,
  • Semifinal Round (Nov. 8-13) – the top five write-in votes in each category become official nominees,
  • Final Round (Nov. 15-27) – cast your final vote for one of the top 10 books in eeach category.

How are nominees being selected for Goodreads Choice Awards? In total, there are 300 nominees in the first round of voting – 15 in each of the 20 categories.

The nominations are based on statistics. Goodreads analyzes millions of books added, rated, and reviewed by the users to evaluate the popularity and quality of the book. Nominees must have an average rating of at least 3.5 stars out of 5.

Which books are eligible for Goodreads Choice Awards? They have to be published in the United States in the English language. That includes works in translation and other significant rereleases. For Goodreads Awards 2016, the publication date must be between November 16, 2015, and November 15, 2016. Books published after that time will be eligible for the next year’s edition.

The winners of Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 will be announced on December 7, 2016.

How many of the books you’ve read this year are selected for Goodreads Choice Awards 2016? Which ones should get the award? It’s all in your hands.

⇢ Vote Now!

Goodreads Awards 2016 – categories

Goodreads Awards 2016 - categories

Best FictionThe Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty, Trail of Broken Wings by Sejal Badani.

Best Mystery & ThrillerEnd of Watch by Stephen King, The Kept Woman by by Karin Slaughter, Before the Fall by Noah Hawley.

Best Historical FictionThe Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson, The North Water by Ian McGuire, Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.

Best FantasyAll the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu.

Best RomanceOne with You by Sylvia Day, Paper Princess by Erin Watt, The Hating Game by Sally Thorne.

Best Science FictionThe Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett, Death’s End by Liu Cixin, Dark Matter by Blake Crouch.

Best HorrorThe Nightmare Stacks by Charles Stross, Over Your Dead Body by Dan Wells, Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff.

Best HumorIt Gets Worse: A Collection of Essays by Shane Dawson, The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer, I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi.

Best NonfictionThe Geek Feminist Revolution by Kameron Hurley, Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success by Angela Duckworth, The View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction by Neil Gaiman.

Best Memoir & AutobiographyLab Girl by Hope Jahren, A Thousand Naked Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back by Kevin Hazzard, When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi.

Best History & BiographyLeonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man by William Shatner, First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies by Kate Andersen Brower, Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill by Candice Millard.

Best Science & TechnologyAlgorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian, I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong, The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Best Food & CookbooksAppetites: A Cookbook by Anthony Bourdain, Skinnytaste Fast and Slow: Knockout Quick-Fix and Slow-Cooker Recipes for Real Life by DGina Homolka, Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen.

Best Graphic Novels & ComicsAdulthood Is a Myth by Sarah Andersen, Lumberjanes, Vol. 3: A Terrible Plan by Noelle Stevenson, Dark Night: A True Batman Story by Paul Dini.

Best PoetryBitter Sweet Love by Michael Faudet, The Universe of Us by Lang Leav, Tales of a Receding Hairline by K.W. Peery.

Best Debut Goodreads AuthorThe Nix by Nathan Hill, Beat the Rain by Nigel Jay Cooper, The Summer that Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel.

Best YA FictionSymptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin, The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon, The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner.

Best YA Fantasy & Science FictionA Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir, Heartless by Marissa Meyer, My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand.

Best Middle Grade & Children’sHour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar, The Wild Robot by Peter Brown, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics by Chris Grabenstein.

Best Picture BooksSchool’s First Day of School by Adam Rex, The Thank You Book by Mo Willems, Ida, Always by Caron Levis.

• • •

To get more posts like this, please subscribe by RSS or email. Let’s also connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

More to explore:

Want even more? Check out all articles in this topic: Lists.

Audible audiobooks

Start the discussion

Interesting: Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 – cast your vote!
132.4K friends

Tips and tricks

Getting your Kindle ebooks to iPad is easy - here is how to do it

How to import my Kindle books to iPad

Getting your Kindle books to Apple iPad or iPhone is no big deal. It takes only a few minutes.

Amazon Prime membership - a comparison of monthly and annual fees across the world

How much does Amazon Prime membership cost in your country? (comparison)

A detailed comparison table puts together the cost of Amazon Prime membership in different countries.

Gift ideas

Gift guide for book lovers - top bookish gifts of 2017

15 best bookish gifts of 2017 – a holiday gift guide for book lovers

A holiday gift guide for anyone who wants to find a gift for the book lover. Books, special book editions, subscriptions, personal accessories, jewelry, home decor, and more.

Exceptional gifts for father who loves reading books

35 gifts your dad will love as much as he loves books

A list of the unique gifts for the dad who has everything and who loves reading books. Personal accessories, home decor ideas, tech gadgets, digital subscriptions, Kindle bundles, and more.

Best 50

Vintage photos of bookmobiles from around the world

50 vintage bookmobiles from around the world

Rare photos of mobile libraries not only from the United States. Find examples from France, Sweden, Canada, India, Australia, Japan, Italy, Poland, and much more!

The best images about books, reading, and libraries

50 most popular images about books, reading, and libraries

A list of images about books, reading, and libraries, that were most frequently shared on Facebook, Pinterest, and other social media networks.

Get free updates via email

Powered by MailChimp
You'll receive email digests on Fridays at 2pm GMT / 10am EST.