Good Reads – Best Books of 2016 Winners!

good-reads-2016The winners of the Good Reads Best Books of 2016 have been announced – did your favourite win?

Categories included: Fiction, Mystery & Thriller, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Horror, Humour, Non Fiction, Memoir & Autobiography, History & Biography, Science & Technology, Food & Cookbooks, Graphic Novels & Comics, Poetry, Debut Goodreads Author, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction, Middle Grade & Children’s, and Picturebook.

HINT – Click on the category below to see the winner and shortlisted books and click on the title to reserve your copy of the winner now. The Library has all of the winning books and many of the shortlisted ones.

Best Fiction Winner  30, 154 votes   Truly, Madly, Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Best Mystery & Thriller Winner  42, 382 votes   End of Watch by Stephen King

Best Historical Fiction Winner  24, 175 votes   The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Best Fantasy Winner  128, 543 votes   Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Jack Thorne & John Tiffany, based on a story by J.K. Rowling

Best Romance Winner  59, 546 votes   It ends with us by Colleen Hoover

Best Science Fiction Winner  45, 353 votes   Morning Star by Pierce Brown

Best Horror Winner  23, 289 votes   The Fireman by Joe Hill

Best Humour Winner  41, 082 votes   The girl with the lower back tattoo by Amy Schumer

Best Non Fiction Winner  52, 925 votes   Hamilton: the revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Best Memoir & Autobiography Winner  26, 085 votes   When breath becomes air by Paul Kalanithi

Best History & Biography Winner  16, 477 votes   Leonard: my fifty year releationship with a remarkable man by William Shatner

Best Science & Technology Winner  12, 370 votes   Are we smart enough to know how smart animals are? by Frans De Waal

Best Food & Cookbooks Winner  23, 867 votes   Cravings by Chrissy Teigen

Best Graphic Novels & Comics Winner  32, 937 votes   Adulthood is a myth by Sarah Andersen

Best Poetry Winner  22, 560 votes   The princess saves herself in this one by Amanda Lovelace

Best Debut Goodreads Author  24, 445 votes   Rebel of the sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Best Young Adult Fiction Winner  29, 122 votes   Salt to the sea by Ruta Sepetys

Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction Winner  57, 776 votes   A court of mist and fury by Sarah J. Maas

Best Middle Grade & Children’s Winner  46, 348 votes   The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Best Picturebook Winner  16, 433 votes   The Thank You Book by Mo Willems