Goodreads Choice Awards 2017

Update: Please go to the new list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...

Please add any books that will be eligible for the 2017 version of the Goodreads Choice Awards.

Books published in the United States in English, including works in translation and other significant rereleases, between November 16, 2016, and November 15, 2017, will be eligible for the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards.

I created this list to provide a place for people to find and promote eligible books in time for people to read the books before the first round of voting because write-in votes are only allowed during the first week of voting.
It could also be a handy reminder to read any eligible and interesting titles on your shelves before it is too late to vote.

Yes, I am creating this early so that we don't miss any worthy books. It's especially easy to forget that late November and December books are eligible for the next year's award. It's OK to change your mind, you can remove and re-order books at any time.
You can add any eligible books, not only the ones you vote for. I will delete all books that are not eligible.
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892 books · 1,404 voters · list created November 14th, 2016 by Deborah (votes) .
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Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.


Deborah 6510 books
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Carlissa 2549 books
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Teresa 1392 books
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Jo-Anne 65 books
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Deb 174 books
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Becky 54911 books
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Comments (showing 1-50 of 56) (56 new)


message 2: by Deborah (new)

Deborah AM wrote: "The Gates of Tagmeth"

If you want to add a book to the list, click on the tab that says, "add books to this list".


message 3: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart Love Sugar Magic has been pushed to 2018.


message 4: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Rainbowheart wrote: "Love Sugar Magic has been pushed to 2018."

Thank you very much! Please let me know about any other books you see that aren't or won't be released within the correct dates.


message 5: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart The Art of the Swap also got pushed to 2018.


message 6: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Thanks!


message 7: by H.G. (last edited May 18, 2017 01:51PM) (new)

H.G. Chambers As an author, what is the best way to direct my readers to vote for Recreance?


message 8: by Deborah (new)

Deborah H.G. wrote: "As an author, what is the best way to direct my readers to vote for Recreance?"

Blog about it, tweet it, post on facebook or other social media where you are active. You appear to be very new here, since you currently have no friends or followers on goodreads. I suggest finishing your profile and learning more about the site as a reader before marketing here.


message 9: by H.G. (new)

H.G. Chambers Blog about it, tweet it, post on facebook or other social media where you are active. You appear to be ..."

You are correct I am new, but very interested in becoming an active community member.
I thought I had completed my profile, but I'll take another look just in case. Thank you for your advice!


message 10: by Christina (new)

Christina Is this list for all genres of books? Including poetry?


message 11: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Sure. They do change the categories some each year, but I'm pretty sure they usually include a poetry category.


message 12: by Christina (new)

Christina thank you!


message 13: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Please verify that books are eligible for the 2017 Goodreads Choice Awards before adding them to this list.

Thanks


message 14: by Mehreen (new)

Mehreen Ahmed Death by Wolf Bite by J.M Clinton


message 15: by Deborah (new)

Deborah I've already created the 2018 version.

https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...


message 16: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Mehreen wrote: "Death by Wolf Bite by J.M Clinton"

Listing a book in the comments does not add it to the list. If you want to add a book to the list, click on the tab that says, "add books to this list".


message 17: by Devorah (new)

Devorah Why is "13 Reasons Why" on this list? It's not from this year.


message 18: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Chilazon wrote: "Why is "13 Reasons Why" on this list? It's not from this year."

Probably because people don't read the directions and I don't have as much time as I would like to devote to policing the list.

Please just post any books you see that aren't eligible and I will delete them.


message 19: by Devorah (new)

Devorah I deleted Thirteen Reasons Why from this list.


message 20: by Deborah (new)

Deborah If you are interested in any of the books I voted for, please vote for them now. I will start dropping books that I voted for to seed the list.


message 21: by Devorah (new)

Devorah Fox Deborah wrote: "Mehreen wrote: "Death by Wolf Bite by J.M Clinton"

Listing a book in the comments does not add it to the list. If you want to add a book to the list, click on the tab that says, "add books to this..."


It will not allow me to add books that I authored.


message 22: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Devorah wrote: It will not allow me to add books that I authored. ..."

That's true; I hate that they made that change. Please provide a link to the book and I will add it for you.


message 23: by Devorah (new)

Devorah Fox Deborah wrote: "Devorah wrote: It will not allow me to add books that I authored. ..."

That's true; I hate that they made that change. Please provide a link to the book and I will add it for you."


Aren't you a STAR. I actually have that are eligible. (I was BUSY last/this year!
Detour
The Zen Detective
Lady Blackwing (this is ebook only, so don't add it if only print editions qualify.)
Thanks again. I was waiting all year for October so I could enter these titles and was disappointed when I found that I couldn't.


message 24: by Deborah (new)

Deborah I added Zen Detective, but Detour says it was published too early to be eligible this year. I can add Lady Blackwing if you want, but I doubt an 11 page story would be added to the ballot even if you could get enough people to write it in.


message 25: by Deborah (last edited Oct 31, 2017 07:38AM) (new)

Deborah It has started!

Go here to write in your votes; https://www.goodreads.com/choiceaward...

Write in are only allowed today through Sunday, November 5th.

Remember that voting for any of the 15 nominations in each of the 20 categories doesn't really count because those votes will be cleared before the next round. Writing in a selection this week doesn't mean that you have to vote for it in the last round, it just means you think it should be on the ballot.

If you try to write in an eligible book and the system claims it is not eligible, post in this thread to get it fixed: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...

Any questions?


message 26: by Devorah (new)

Devorah Fox Deborah wrote: "It has started!

Go here to write in your votes; https://www.goodreads.com/choiceaward...

Write in are only allowed today through Sunday, November 5th.

Remember that voting for any..."


Thank you. I added a couple of write-ins.


message 27: by Claire (new)

Claire Can you add my novel Amber Sky to the list as I can't?


message 28: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Claire wrote: "Can you add my novel Amber Sky to the list as I can't?"

added


message 29: by Deborah (new)

Deborah There is no need to vote here for books that have been officially nominated. Votes here are not votes for the awards.


message 30: by Deborah (last edited Oct 31, 2017 12:32PM) (new)

Deborah Since the intention of this list is to promote write in candidates, I am deleting the officially nominated books. The plan is to document the deletions with links here. It will likely take multiple posts since a large amount of the books on the first page were officially nominated.

My plan is to include the approximate list number (it may have changed between the time I recorded and the time I delete it, since people are still voting and I'll likely have to delete in batches) and the number of votes for at least the top 100. After that I may only include the number of votes.


message 31: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Officially nominated books that were on this list:

3. A Court of Wings and Ruin 121 votes
7. One Fell Sweep 65 votes
8. Norse Mythology 58 votes
9. The Hate U Give 57 votes
10 Strange the Dreamer 53 votes
11. Etched in Bone 53 votes
12 A Conjuring of Light 50 votes
13. Lord of Shadows 44 votes
14. Caraval 41 votes
15. The Bear and the Nightingale 39 votes
16. Tower of Dawn 38 votes
17. King's Cage 34 votes
19. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay 28 votes
20. Devil in Spring 26 votes


message 32: by Deborah (new)

Deborah More official nominations:

21. Eleventh Grave in Moonlight 26 votes
23. The Dark Prophecy 22 votes
24. Flame in the Mist 22 votes
27. Scythe 21 votes
28. Astrophysics for People in a Hurry 19 votes
30. Into the Water 19 votes
31. Red Sister 17 votes
33. The Ship of the Dead 17 votes
34. Waking Gods 17 votes
36. Exit West 16 votes
37. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine 16 votes
43. The Collapsing Empire 13 votes
44. The Stone Sky 13 votes
45. The Dry 13 votes
47. The Upside of Unrequited 13 votes
48. Once and for All 13 votes
49. The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story 13 votes


message 33: by Deborah (new)

Deborah More official nominations:

52. From Sand and Ash 12 votes
56. Beartown 12 votes
58. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body 12 votes
62. Carve the Mark 11 votes
63. Egomaniac 10 votes
64. Warcross 11 votes
65. White Hot 10 votes
66. The Song Rising 10 votes
68. Babylon's Ashes 10 votes
69. The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue 10 votes
71. One of Us Is Lying 10 votes
73. Turtles All the Way Down 10 votes


message 34: by Deborah (last edited Oct 31, 2017 01:33PM) (new)

Deborah More official nominations:

75. Assassin's Fate 9 votes
77. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo 9 votes
80. All Our Wrong Todays 8 votes
85. Moonglow 8 votes
86. When Dimple Met Rishi 8 votes
87. Always and Forever, Lara Jean 8 votes
92. The Breakdown 7 votes
93. Thrawn 7 votes
98. Big Mushy Happy Lump 7 votes

edited to correct two numbers, didn't change any titles.


message 37: by Claire (new)

Claire Thank you...


message 38: by Deborah (new)

Deborah I forgot about this detail of the rules "Only one book in a series may be nominated per category"

So I will delete

Wildfire that had 67 votes because White Hot is an official nomination.

Lies, Damned Lies, and History with 3 votes because And the Rest is History is an official nomination.

Please let me know if you see any others that should be deleted under this rule or because of being ineligible.

Please don't add back titles that have been officially nominated.


message 39: by Carol (new)

Carol Ekster I'm confused. Not sure how you get officially nominated. And I tried to "write-in" my picture book, YOU KNOW WHAT? Clavis Books, September 1, 2017, illustrated by Nynke Talsma and written by me, Carol Gordon Ekster. Just not sure the write-in worked.


message 40: by Deborah (new)

Deborah The goodreads staff selects 15 popular books in each category, then we get to write in suggestions during the first round. 5 titles will be selected from the write-in votes in each category and added to the original 15 for the second round.

If you go back to that category, it will show your vote at the top of the page. If it didn't work, try again and see what the error message is. You have to search for the book first, then vote.


message 42: by Devorah (new)

Devorah Fox Deborah wrote: "Another list: https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1..."

Some interesting selections there. Thanks for sharing.


message 43: by Carol (new)

Carol Ekster Thanks, Deborah.


message 44: by Deborah (new)

Deborah In case you missed the original blog post about the awards, it is here: https://www.goodreads.com/blog/show/1...


message 46: by Deborah (new)

Deborah You can stop voting on this list now.

Write-in votes are no longer allowed.

Please leave comments to let me know what you liked or disliked about this list, so I can make improvements for next year's list.

Thanks for participating.


message 47: by Christina (new)

Christina I have a question...I have noticed that poets on Instagram are promoting certain writers on the poetry list by telling people to vote for them. I just saw that last night. Is that fair? Are there rules? Or does anything go?


message 48: by Deborah (new)

Deborah Christina wrote: "I have a question...I have noticed that poets on Instagram are promoting certain writers on the poetry list by telling people to vote for them. I just saw that last night. Is that fair? Are there r..."

Everyone is encouraged to promote the contest and authors should tell their fans to vote. People should only vote for books they have read, but there is no way to enforce that.


message 49: by Dennis (new)

Dennis I thought this is a very good idea to keep track of the eligible books I already read and to discover potential write-ins.
Since we are in the final round now and there are no write-in votes allowed anymore, I wanted to remove my votes on this list.
Unfortunately I can only do this for the books that weren't already deleted, because they are official nominees now.
So the list keeps showing up in my profile with no books on it.
Any advice?
Thanks.


message 50: by Deborah (new)

Deborah It's not because books were deleted, you can't just remove each vote separately to remove the list from your profile.

There is a "remove my votes" link. The trick is that you have to go to your votes page by clicking on the words "my votes" in the right column. Then there will be a ink in the right column that says "remove my votes"


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