With 11,525 votes, The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling has won the Best Fiction award at the Goodreads Choice Awards. Earning 20,328 votes, Veronica Roth was named Best Goodreads Author for Insurgent.
We’ve linked to samples of all the winners below.
All these authors were nominated and picked by Goodreads users. Did your favorite writer make the list?
Winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards
Best Fiction: The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
Best Mystery & Thriller: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Best Historical Fiction: The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Best Fantasy: The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King, Jae Lee illustrator
Best Paranormal Fantasy: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness
Best Science Fiction: The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
Best Romance: Fifty Shades Freed by E.L. James
Best Horror: The Twelve by Justin Cronin
Best Memoir & Autobiography: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed
Best History & Biography: Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch by Sally Bedell Smith
Best Nonfiction: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Best Food & Cookbooks: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier by Ree Drummond
Best Humor: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson
Best Graphic Novel & Comics: The Walking Dead, Vol. 16: A Larger World by Robert Kirkman, Charlie Adlard, illustrator
Best Poetry: A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver
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