The list provides a fascinating look at what books readers (as opposed to critics) appreciated this year. Haruki Murakami won Best Fiction of 2011 award for 1Q84, counting more than 4,000 votes. Follow this link to see all the winners in 22 categories.
the winner of Best Non-Fiction – “The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth” by Alexandra Robbins which demonstrates how outcasts thrive after high school … In the most closely contested category, only seven votes (out of more than 40,000 votes cast in this category) separated the winner of Best Paranormal Fantasy of 2011, Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning and the runner-up, A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness.”
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