The winners of the 2013 Goodreads Choice Awards are in! Each year Goodreads hosts “the only major book awards decided by readers,” with books chosen from 20 categories including Paranormal Fantasy, Debut Goodreads Author, and Young Adult Fantasy. This year 1,953,770 votes were cast from Goodreads 20 million members. Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane won for Best Fantasy, Jim Butcher’s Cold Days was named Best Paranormal Fantasy, Margaret Atwood’s follow up to Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood, Maddaddam, took Best Science Fiction, and J.R.R. Tolkien won for Best Poetry with the collection The Fall of Arthur. Click through to see the choices and get some great book recommendations.
Congratulations to all the winners!