Once again members of goodreads voted for their favourite books of 2012. Here are the winners:


Fiction: The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling

Mystery & Thriller: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Historical Fiction: The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

Fantasy: The Wind Through The Keyhole by Stephen King & Jae Lee

Paranormal Fantasy: Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness

Science Fiction: The Long Earth by Terry Pratchett & Stephen Baxter

Romance: Fifty Shades Freed by E. L. James

Horror: The Twelve by Justin Cronin

Memoir & Autobiography: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by C. Strayed

History & Biography: Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch by S. Bedell Smith

Nonfiction: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Food & Cookbooks: The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier by Ree Drummond

Humor: Let's Pretend This Never Happend: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson

Graphic Novels & Comic: The Walking Dead Vol. 16: A Larger World by R. Kirkman & C. Adlard

Poetry: A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver


Goodreads Author: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Young Adult Fiction: The Faults in Our Stars by John Green

Young Adult Fantasy & SciFi: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Middle Grade & Children's: The Mark of Athena by RIck Riordan

Picture Books: Olivia and the Fairy Princesses by Ian Falconer


Unfortunately only two books I voted for did win in their category. But there are a few really good books among the winners, that really deserved to win. Have you read one of those books and can agree that they are worthy winners? What are your favourite books you have read this year?


(source: http://www.goodreads.com/choiceawards/best-books-2012)