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More Than 60 Penguin Random House Titles Up for 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards

goodreads 2016Finalists for the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards have been announced and feature  62 books published by Penguin Random House imprints 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 our Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 final round nominees:

Fiction

97805259550929780812998603SMALL GREAT THINGS by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine)
THE GIRLS by Emma Cline (Random House)
MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON by Elizabeth Strout (Random House)
WHAT IS NOT YOURS IS NOT YOURS by Helen Oyeyemi (Riverhead)
ELIGIBLE by Curtis Sittenfeld (Random House)

Mystery & Thriller

BROTHERHOOD IN DEATH by J.D. Robb (Berkley)
FOOL ME ONCE by Harlan Coben (Dutton)
THE TRESPASSER by Tana French (Viking)
THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR by Shari Lapena (Pamela Dorman Books/Viking)

Historical Fiction

97804252567639780385542364HOMEGOING by Yaa Gyasi (Knopf)
A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles (Viking)
THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)
THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by Helen Simonson (Random House)
THE SWANS OF FIFTH AVENUE by Melanie Benjamin (Delacorte Press)

Fantasy

MAGIC BINDS by Iona Andrews (Ace)
MARKED IN FLESH by Anne Bishop (Roc)
FEVERBORN by Karen Marie Moning (Delacorte Press)
FIRE TOUCHED by Patricia Briggs (Ace)

Romance

97803455050029781101904220THE BEAST by J.R. Ward (NAL)
THE OBSESSION by Nora Roberts (Berkley)
KINGS RISING by C.S. Pacat (Berkley)

Science Fiction

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

Horror

97803855355959780143129202MY BEST FRIEND’S EXORCISM by Grady Hendrix (Quirk)
THE CITY OF MIRRORS by Justin Cronin (Ballantine)

Humor

WHERE AM I NOW? by Mara Wilson (Penguin Books)
MOTHER, CAN YOU NOT? by Kate Siegel (Crown Archetype)
BASED ON A TRUE STORY by Norm Macdonald (Spiegel & Grau)
DAN AND PHIL GO OUTSIDE by Dan Howell and Phil Lester (Random House Children’s Books)
YOU CAN’T TOUCH MY HAIR by Phoebe Robinson (Blue Rider Press)

Nonfiction

97806707859719780812988406ORIGINALS by Adam Grant (Viking)
BUT WHAT IF WE’RE WRONG by Chuck Klosterman (Blue Rider Press)
EVICTED by Matthew Desmond (Crown)
DARK MONEY by Jane Mayer (Doubleday)

Memoir & Autobiography

WHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul Kalanithi (Random House)
LAB GIRL by Hope Jahren (Knopf)

History & Biography

WHITE TRASH by Nancy Isenberg (Viking)

Science & Technology

97815833357419781594205217PATIENT H.M. by Luke Dittrich (Random House)
INTO THE MAGIC SHOP by James Doty (Avery)
THE BIG PICTURE by Sean Carroll (Dutton)
THE GENIUS OF BIRDS by Jennifer Ackerman (Penguin Press)
IN A DIFFERENT KEY by John Donovan and Caren Zucker

Food & Cookbooks

ALTON BROWN: Everyday Cook by Alton Browne (Ballantine)
CRAVINGS by Chrissy Teigen (Clarkson Potter)
OH SHE GLOWS EVERYDAY by Angela Liddon (Avery)
OUTLANDER KITCHEN by Theresa Carle-Sanders (Delacorte Press)

Debut Goodreads Author

97805534966809780399184512THE MOTHERS by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)
LILAC GIRLS by Martha Hall Kelly (Ballantine)
THE SERPENT KING by Jeff Zentner (Crown Books for Young Readers)
REBEL OF THE SANDS by Alwyn Hamilton (Viking Books for Young Readers)

Young Adult Fiction

SALT TO THE SEA by Ruta Sepetys (Philomel)
THE SUN IS ALSO A STAR by Nicola Yoon (Delacorte Press)
HOLDING UP THE UNIVERSE by Jennifer Niven (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

A TORCH AGAINST THE NIGHT by Sabaa Tahir (Razorbill)
CALAMITY by Brandon Sanderson (Delacorte Press)

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Middle Grade & Children’s Books

SUMMERLOST by Ally Condie (Dutton Books for Young Readers)
MR. LEMONCELLO’S LIBRARY OLYMPICS by Chris Grabenstein (Random House Books for Young Readers)
FURTHERMORE by Tahereh Mafi (Dutton Books for Young Readers)