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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling
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WINNER 92,611 votes
Never underestimate the power of the wizarding world fan base. Beating out previous Goodreads Choice Award winners Neil Gaiman and Brandon Sanderson, J.K. Rowling wins Best Fantasy with her screenwriting debut, which follows magiczoologist Newt Scamander as he loses more than one of his mischievous, magical creatures in 1920s-era New York City.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling
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54,591 votes
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
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Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson
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One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews
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Feversong by Karen Marie Moning
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14,612 votes
Assassin's Fate by Robin Hobb
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13,885 votes
The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin
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13,450 votes
The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
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Etched in Bone by Anne Bishop
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Red Sister by Mark  Lawrence
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Eleventh Grave in Moonlight by Darynda Jones
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Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs
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Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames
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The Witchwood Crown by Tad Williams
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Sins of Empire by Brian  McClellan
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The Land by Aleron Kong
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1,248 votes
Age of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan
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874 votes
City of Miracles by Robert Jackson Bennett
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