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Winners Announced For the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards

December 6, 2016

The winners of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards have been announced. Children's book titles took the top prize in six categories: fantasy, debut Goodreads author, young adult fiction, young adult fantasy & science-fiction, middle grade & children's books, and picture books.

In the Best Fantasy category, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child garnered more votes than any other nominee in Goodreads Choice Awards’ history with an impressive 128,543 votes. This original play by J.K Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne is also Amazon’s bestselling book of 2016. (The Goodreads Blog)

2015 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNERS

Best Fantasy: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Parts One and Two) by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany

Debut Goodreads Author: Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Best Young Adult Fiction: Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction: A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

Best Middle Grade & Children’s Books: The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan

Best Picture Books: The Thank You Book by Mo Willems

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