9 of Our Books Win 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards

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Winners of this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards have been announced and feature 9 books published by Penguin Random House imprints in the Historical Fiction, Romance, Horror, Nonfiction, Memoir & Autobiography, History & Biography, Graphic Novels & Comics, and Poetry categories. Heralded as the only major book prizes determined by readers, the Goodreads Choice Awards are a true reflection of public opinion. Congratulations to all of our award-winning authors as well as their editors and publishers.

Our 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards winners:

Historical Fiction

MALIBU RISING by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Ballantine HC and Ebook, Random House Audio)


PEOPLE WE MEET ON VACATION by Emily Henry (Berkley HC and Ebook, Penguin Audio)

Science Fiction

PROJECT HAIL MARY by Andy Weir (Ballantine HC and Ebook)


THE FINAL GIRL SUPPORT GROUP by Grady Hendrix (Berkley HC and Ebook, Penguin Audio)


THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEWED: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet by John Green (Dutton HC and Ebook, Penguin Audio)

Memoir & Autobiography

CRYING IN H MART by Michelle Zauner (Knopf HC and Ebook, Random House Audio)

History & Biography

EMPIRE OF PAIN: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe (Doubleday HC and Ebook, Random House Audio )

Graphic Novels & Comics

LORE OLYMPUS: Volume One (Del Rey HC and Ebook)


THE HILL WE CLIMB: An Inaugural Poem for the Country (Viking Books HC and Ebook, Penguin Audio)

To view the complete list of 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards, click here.

Posted: December 13, 2021