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The Best Books of 2011

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Winners of the 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Favorite Book of 2011

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1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

Best Fiction

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Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich

Best Mystery & Thriller

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The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

Best Historical Fiction

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A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin

Best Fantasy

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Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning

Best Paranormal Fantasy

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11/22/63 by Stephen King

Best Science Fiction

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Graveminder by Melissa Marr

Best Horror

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Lover Unleashed by J.R. Ward

Best Romance

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Bossypants by Tina Fey

Best Humor

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The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth by Alexandra Robbins

Best Nonfiction

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Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

Best History & Biography

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Two Kisses for Maddy by Matthew Logelin

Best Memoir & Autobiography

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My Father's Daughter by Gwyneth Paltrow

Best Food & Cooking

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Little Princes by Conor Grennan

Best Travel & Outdoors

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Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Best Young Adult Fiction

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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

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The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan

Best Middle Grade & Children's

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When I Grow Up by Al Yankovic

Best Picture Books

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Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Best Graphic Novels & Comics

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Horoscopes for the Dead by Billy Collins

Best Poetry

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City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

Best Goodreads Author

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