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Finalists for the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards have been announced and feature  hundreds of titles across such categories as Fiction, Mystery & Thriller, Historical Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Horror, Humor, Nonfiction, Memoir & Autography, History & Biography, Science & Technology, Food & Cookbooks, Debut Goodreads Author, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction, Middle Grade & Children’s Books. Votes may be cast for the Goodreads Best Books of the Year through November 27.

 

Here are some highlights from the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 final round nominees:

Fiction

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  • SMALL GREAT THINGS by Jodi Picoult
  • THE GIRLS by Emma Cline
  • MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON by Elizabeth Strout
  • WHAT IS NOT YOURS IS NOT YOURS by Helen Oyeyemi
  • ELIGIBLE by Curtis Sittenfeld

Mystery & Thriller

  • BROTHERHOOD IN DEATH by J.D. Robb
  • FOOL ME ONCE by Harlan Coben
  • THE TRESPASSER by Tana French
  • THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR by Shari Lapena

Historical Fiction

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  • HOMEGOING by Yaa Gyasi
  • A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles
  • THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead
  • THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by Helen Simonson
  • THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE by Melanie Benjamin

Fantasy

  • MAGIC BINDS by Ilona Andrews
  • MARKED IN FLESH by Anne Bishop
  • FEVERBORN by Karen Marie Moning
  • FIRE TOUCHED by Patricia Briggs

Romance

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  • THE BEAST by J.R. Ward
  • THE OBSESSION by Nora Roberts
  • KINGS RISING by C.S. Pacat

Science Fiction

  • SLEEPING GIANTS by Sylvain Neuvel
  • BLOODLINE (Star Wars) by Claudia Gray
  • DARK MATTER by Blake Crouch
  • MORNING STAR by Pierce Brown
  • THE LAST ONE by Alexandra Oliva
  • CROSS TALK by Connie Willis

Horror

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  • MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM by Grady Hendrix
  • THE CITY OF MIRRORS by Justin Cronin

Humor

  • WHERE AM I NOW? by Mara Wilson
  • MOTHER, CAN YOU NOT? by Kate Siegel
  • BASED ON A TRUE STORY by Norm Macdonald
  • DAN AND PHIL GO OUTSIDE by Dan Howell and Phil Lester
  • YOU CAN’T TOUCH MY HAIR by Phoebe Robinson

Nonfiction

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  • ORIGINALS by Adam Grant
  • BUT WHAT IF WE’RE WRONG by Chuck Klosterman
  • EVICTED by Matthew Desmond
  • DARK MONEY by Jane Mayer

Memoir & Autobiography

  • WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanithi
  • LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren

History & Biography

  • WHITE TRASH by Nancy Isenberg

Science & Technology

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  • PATIENT H.M. by Luke Dittrich
  • INTO THE MAGIC SHOP by James Doty
  • THE BIG PICTURE by Sean Carroll
  • THE GENIUS OF BIRDS by Jennifer Ackerman
  • IN A DIFFERENT KEY by John Donovan and Caren Zucker

Food & Cookbooks

  • ALTON BROWN: Everyday Cook by Alton Browne
  • CRAVINGS by Chrissy Teigen
  • OH SHE GLOWS EVERYDAY by Angela Liddon
  • OUTLANDER KITCHEN by Theresa Carle-Sanders

Debut Goodreads Author

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  • THE MOTHERS by Brit Bennett
  • LILAC GIRLS by Martha Hall Kelly
  • THE SERPENT KING by Jeff Zentner
  • REBEL OF THE SANDS by Alwyn Hamilton

Young Adult Fiction

  • SALT TO THE SEA by Ruta Sepetys
  • THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon
  • HOLDING UP THE UNIVERSE by Jennifer Niven

Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

  • A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT by Sabaa Tahir
  • CALAMITY by Brandon Sanderson

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Middle Grade & Children’s Books

  • SUMMERLOST by Ally Condie
  • MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY OLYMPICS by Chris Grabenstein
  • FURTHERMORE by Tahereh Mafi

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