Winners of the 2017 Goodreads Choice awards for the “best books of 2017” as chosen by users of the site, were announced December 5, 2017. There are several winners of genre interest:
Best Historical Fiction
- Before We Were Yours, Lisa Wingate (Ballantine) 29,431 votes
Best Science Fiction
- Artemis, Andy Weir (Crown) 33,957 votes
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay, J.K. Rowling (Levine) 92,611 votes
- Sleeping Beauties, Stephen King & Owen King (Scribner) 50,519 votes
Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction
- A Court of Wings and Ruin, Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury Children’s) 71,165 votes
Best Middle Grade & Children’s
- The Ship of the Dead, Rick Riordan (Disney/Hyperion) 34,516 votes
Goodreads reported 3,887,625 total votes cast, up from 3,564,098 total votes in 2016 and 3,007,748 in 2015. For the full list of categories and nominees, see the official website.
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