The best books decided by readers.
Goodreads, the world's largest community of book lovers, has announced the winners of its 13th annual Choice Awards, with a number of our titles making the list.
See the winners of the book awards decided by readers, and whether your favourite made the list!
Best historical fiction book
The glorious new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six was named by Goodreads as this year's best historical fiction.
Malibu Rising is a story about one unforgettable night in the life of a family: the night they each have to choose what they will keep from the people who made them . . . and what they will leave behind.
Best science fiction book
Named by Goodreads as the best science fiction book of 2021, Project Hail Mary is an irresistible interstellar adventure as only Andy Weir could imagine it.
A lone astronaut must save the earth from disaster in this incredible new science-based thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Martian.
Best graphic novel or comic
Picked as the best graphic novel or comic, Lore Olympus: Volume One is centred around Persephone, young goddess of spring, who is allowed to live in the fast-moving, glamorous world of the gods after promising to train as a sacred virgin.
Scandalous gossip, wild parties, and forbidden love — witness what the gods do after dark in this stylish and contemporary reimagining of one of mythology's best-known stories from creator Rachel Smythe.
Best poetry book
On 20 January 2021, Amanda Gorman spoke a message of truth and hope to millions.
Aged 22, she delivered a poetry reading at the inauguration of US President Joe Biden. Her poem, 'The Hill We Climb', addressed the country and reached across the world: a call for a brave future.
This special edition, which includes an enduring foreword by Oprah Winfrey, marks that poem and offers us courage, consolation and the inspiration to make change.
Best middle-grade and children's book
Named by Goodreads as the best middle-grade and children's book, this story is centred about Ana, a freshman at a training centre for the world's best marine scientists and underwater explorers.
When Ana embarks on the sea trials that mark the end of her freshman year, her life as she knows it is blown out of the water.
Best romance book
Two friends. Ten summer trips. Their last chance to fall in love.
Picked as the best romance novel in the Goodreads Choice Awards, You and Me on Vacation is the #1 bestselling laugh-out-loud love story you'll want to escape with this summer.
Best non-fiction book
A deeply moving and mind-expanding collection of personal essays in the first-ever work of non-fiction from #1 internationally bestselling author John Green
The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed podcast, John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet — from the QWERTY keyboard and Halley's Comet to Penguins of Madagascar — on a five-star scale.