I am an absolute Goodreads Choice Awards junkie. I love going through the list of nominees and winners to see which books I’ve read and which books I need to add to my #tbr ASAP… because #fomo.
The opening round for the 11th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards dates are from 5th to November 10th, followed by the Semifinal round, the Final round and Winners announcement on the 10th of December.
There are 20 categories, with 15 books per category. You are can submit a “write-in vote” if there is a book not nominated, that you feel deserves to be there. Rules and eligibility for “write-in votes” here.
- Best Fiction
- Mystery & Thriller
- Historical Fiction (my favorite)
- Science Fiction
- Memoir & Autobiography
- History & Biography
- Science & Technology
- Food & Cookbooks
- Graphic Novels & Comics
- Debut Novel
- Young Adult Fiction
- Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction
- Middle Grade & Children’s
- Picture Books
Some of the 2019 well known book nominees include The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Lock Every Door by Riley Sager, The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern and Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks.
So far I have voted for Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden, Dear Girls by Ali Wong, A Curse so Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer and Dead Voices by Katherine Arden. AND I have added about 20 new books to my ever-chaotic #tbr-pile *facepalm.
Don’t delay! Go cast your votes book-peeps!!