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BEST BOOKS OF 2013
Announcing the winners of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers. Congratulations to the best books of the year!
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Categories

Fiction

And the Mountains Echoed
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Mystery & Thriller

Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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Historical Fiction

Life After Life
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Fantasy

The Ocean at the End of the Lane
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Paranormal Fantasy

Cold Days (The Dresden Files, #14)
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Science Fiction

MaddAddam
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Romance

Lover at Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #11)
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Horror

Doctor Sleep (The Shining, #2)
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Memoir & Autobiography

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
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History & Biography

Jim Henson: The Biography
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Nonfiction

The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum
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Food & Cookbooks

Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist
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Humor

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
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Graphic Novels & Comics

Beautiful Creatures: The Manga
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Poetry

The Fall of Arthur
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Debut Goodreads Author

Tangled (Tangled, #1)
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Young Adult Fiction

Eleanor & Park
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Young Adult Fantasy

Allegiant (Divergent, #3)
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Middle Grade & Children's

The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus, #4)
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Picture Books

The Day the Crayons Quit
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Voting Schedule

Opening Round Nov. 5 - 10
Semifinal Round Nov. 12 - 17
Final Round Nov. 19 - 26

Rules & Eligibility