One of the largest readers’ selection e-book awards–and one which actually captures the joy and a focus of the bookish web–is the Goodreads Choice Awards. It’s a chance for Goodreads customers to weigh in on the books they suppose have been the perfect of the perfect that yr.
For 2022, it’s clear that the facility of BookTok has made itself recognized in not solely the winners, however within the slate of finalists from which readers may select.
Insights from Goodreads: “With greater than 5.7 million votes solid and counted, the 14th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards are actually official. Launched in 2009, the Goodreads Choice Awards honor the yr’s finest books as determined by you, the readers.
In 2022, we noticed a bevy of returning winners, together with Sarah J. Maas (who took residence her seventh win with House of Sky and Breath within the Best Fantasy class) and Taylor Jenkins Reid (who gained her third Best Historical Fiction award for Carrie Soto Is Back). Emily Henry, V.E. Schwab, Alice Oseman, and Amanda Gorman every gained for the second time (within the Best Romance, Best Young Adult Fantasy, Best Graphic Novels & Comics, and Best Poetry classes, respectively). There have been additionally a couple of landslide victories this yr, notably Jennette McCurdy’s I’m Glad My Mom Died in Best Memoir & Autobiography and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow in Best Fiction.”
2022 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Best Mystery & Thriller
The Maid by Nita Prose
Best Historical Fiction
Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid
House of Sky and Breath (Crescent City, #2) by Sarah J. Maas
Book Lovers by Emily Henry
Best Science Fiction
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak
The Office BFFs: Tales of The Office from Two Best Friends Who Were There by Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey
Best Memoir & Autobiography
I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy
Best History & Biography
Bad Gays: A Homosexual History by Huw Lemmey & Ben Miller
Best Graphic Novels & Comics
Heartstopper: Volume Four (Heartstopper, #4) by Alice Oseman
Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman
Best Debut Novel
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Best Young Adult Fiction
The Final Gambit (The Inheritance Games, #3) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction
Gallant by V.E. Schwab
Best Middle Grade & Children’s
I Am Quiet: A Story for the Introvert in All of Us by Andie Powers
Don’t neglect to take a look at Book Riot’s personal picks for Best Books of 2022!