Cast Your Vote for the Best Books of 2016!

Goodreads has opened voting for the annual Goodreads Choice Awards! Since 2009, “the only major book award decided by readers” has celebrated the year’s best books in categories including Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, and Graphic Novels & Comics, and this year many titles from both Tor and Tor.com have been honored with nominations!

Best Fantasy Books

  • All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
  • The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson
  • A Gathering of Shadows by V. E. Schwab
  • Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley
  • Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews
  • The Curse of Tenth Grade by Darynda Jones
  • The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
  • The Bird and the Sword by Amy Harmon
  • Fire Touched by Patricia Briggs
  • Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling
  • Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop
  • Feverborn by Karen Marie Moning
  • Staked by Kevin Hearne
  • Age of Myth by Michael J. Sullivan
  • The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu

Best Science Fiction Books

  • Death’s End by Cixin Liu
  • Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer
  • Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
  • The Long Cosmos by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter
  • Morning Star by Pierce Brown
  • Remanence (Confluence, #2) by Jennifer Foehner Wells
  • Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters
  • Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
  • Star Nomad by Lindsay Buroker
  • Lies, Damned Lies, and History (The Chronicles of St Mary’s, #7) by Jodi Taylor
  • A Murder in Time (Kendra Donovan, #1) by Julie McElwain
  • Written in Fire (Brilliance Saga #3) by Marcus Sakey
  • Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen (Vorkosigan Saga, #16) by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Bloodline by Claudia Gray
  • The Last One by Alexandra Oliva

Best Horror Books

  • Over Your Dead Body by Dan Wells
  • The Ballad of Black Tom by Victore LaValle (Tor.com)
  • The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison
  • The City of Mirrors (The Passage, #3) by Justin Cronin
  • Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt
  • The Fireman by Joe Hill
  • The Visitor (Graveyard Queen, #4) by Amanda Stevens
  • Kill Switch (Joe Ledger, #8) by Jonathan Maberry
  • The Nightmare Stacks (Laundry Files, #7) by Charles Stross
  • Ink and Bone by Lisa Unger
  • Fellside by M.R. Carey
  • Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff
  • Extinction End (The Extinction Cycle, #5) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith
  • Grunge (Monster Hunter Memoirs, #1) by John Ringo and Larry Correia
  • A Time of Torment (Charlie Parker, #14) by John Connolly

Best Graphic Novels

  • orange by Ichigo Takano (Seven Seas)
  • The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man by Tom King
  • Monstress, Volume 1: Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu
  • DC Universe: Rebirth #1 (DC Universe: Rebirth 2016, #1) by Geoff Johns
  • Rat Queens, Vol. 3: Demons by Kurtis J. Wiebe
  • Rosalie Lightning: A Graphic Memoir by Tom Hart
  • Adulthood Is a Myth (Sarah’s Scribbles, #1) by Sarah Andersen
  • Lumberjanes, Vol. 3: A Terrible Plan by Noelle Stevenson
  • The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 3: Commercial Suicide by Kieron Gillen
  • Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
  • Dark Night: A True Batman Story by Paul Dini
  • Saga, Volume 6 by Brian K. Vaughan
  • Patience by Daniel Clowes
  • Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan
  • Ms. Marvel, Vol. 5: Super Famous by G. Willow Wilson

Congratulations to all the nominees! You can see all of the categories, cast your votes, and get more information over at Goodreads, or by clicking the category headings above.

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