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BEST BOOKS OF 2011
Announcing the winners of the 2011 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers. Congratulations to the best books of the year!
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Favorite Book of 2011

Divergent (Divergent, #1)
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Fiction

1Q84
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Mystery & Thriller

Smokin' Seventeen (Stephanie Plum, #17)
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Historical Fiction

The Paris Wife
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Fantasy

A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
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Paranormal Fantasy

Shadowfever (Fever, #5)
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Science Fiction

11/22/63
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Horror

Graveminder (Graveminder, #1)
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Romance

Lover Unleashed (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #9)
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Humor

Bossypants
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Nonfiction

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School
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History & Biography

Steve Jobs
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Memoir & Autobiography

Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss and Love
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Food & Cooking

My Father's Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness
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Travel & Outdoors

Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
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Young Adult Fiction

Where She Went (If I Stay, #2)
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Young Adult Fantasy

Divergent (Divergent, #1)
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Middle Grade & Children's

The Son of Neptune (The Heroes of Olympus, #2)
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Picture Books

When I Grow Up
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Graphic Novels & Comics

Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel (Vampire Academy: The Graphic Novel, #1)
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Poetry

Horoscopes for the Dead
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Goodreads Author

City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)
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Voting Schedule

Opening Round Nov. 2 - 14
Semifinal Round Nov. 15 - 21
Final Round Nov. 22 -
Dec. 1

Rules & Eligibility