Tuesday, December 2, 2014

GoodReads Readers Choice Awards for 2014

Users of the popular GoodReads social networking and book cataloging site have voted for the 2014 GoodReads Readers Choice Awards, and the winners in 20 categories were announced today.

Here, with catalog links to the Lincoln City Libraries’ online catalog, are those 20 winners, by category:

FICTION – Rainbow Rowell – Landline
MYSTERY & THRILLER – Stephen King – Mr. Mercedes
HISTORICAL FICTION – Anthony Doerr – All the Light We Cannot See
ROMANCE – Diana Gabaldon – Written in My Own Heart’s Blood
SCIENCE FICTION – Andy Weir – The Martian
FANTASY – Deborah Harkness – The Book of Life
HORROR – Anne Rice – Prince Lestat
NON-FICTION – Marina Keegan – The Opposite of Loneliness
MEMOIR & AUTOBIOGRAPHY – Esther Earl – This Star Won’t Go Out
HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY – Helen Rappaport – The Romanov Sisters
HUMOR – Amy Poehler – Yes Please
BUSINESS BOOKS – Sophia Amoruso - #girlboss
FOOD & COOKBOOKS – Ina Garten – Make It Ahead
POETRY – Lang Leav – Lullabies (not in library collection)
DEBUT GOODREADS AUTHOR – Pierce Brown – Red Rising
GRAPHIC NOVELS & COMICS – Zack Whedon, Georges Jeanty and Fabio Moon – Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (not in library collection)
YOUNG ADULT FICTION – E. Lockhart – We Were Liars
YOUNG ADULT FANTASY – Cassandra Clare – City of Heavenly Fire
MIDDLE GRADE & CHILDREN’S – Rick Riordan – The Blood of Olympus
PICTURE BOOKS – Mo Willems – The Pigeon Needs a Bath

Which of these have you read and enjoyed?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I read the Martian by Andy Weir. A staff person at Bennett Martin recommended it. I'm so glad it won, it was a great read!