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)