2021 Goodreads Choice Awards Announced

The annual Goodreads Choice Awards launched in 2009. During two rounds of open voting in 17 categories, users of the Goodreads platform vote for the best in each genre, and the winners are announced in early December. Here are are the selections in each category:

• Fiction: Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

• Mystery and thriller: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

• Historical fiction: Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

• Fantasy: A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J. Maas

• Romance: People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry

• Science fiction: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

• Horror: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

• Humor: Broken (In the Best Possible Way) by Jenny Lawson

• Nonfiction: The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green

• Memoir: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

• History and biography: Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe

• Graphic novel and comics: Lore Olympus: Volume One by Rachel Smythe

• Poetry: The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country by Amanda Gorman

• Debut: The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas

• Young-adult fiction: Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley

• Young-adult fantasy and science fiction: Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo• Middle grade and children’s: Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan