2016 Goodreads Choice Awards

Winners of the 2016 Goodreads Choice awards for the “best books of 2016,” as chosen by users of the site, were announced December 6, 2016. There are several winners of genre interest.

Best Mystery & Thriller

Best Historical Fiction

Best Science Fiction

Best Fantasy

Best Horror

Best Debut Goodreads Author

Best Young Adult Fantasy

Best Middle Grade & Children’s

Goodreads reported 3,564,098 total votes cast, up from 3,007,748. For the full list of categories and nominees, see the official website.