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Goodreads Choice Award Winners Revealed

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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