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Moriarty tops fiction category in 2016 Goodreads Awards

Liane Moriarty’s Truly Madly Guilty (Pan Macmillan) has won the fiction category in the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Books of 2016.

Moriarty won the category with 30,154 votes, coming ahead of authors such as Jodi Picoult, Curtis Sittenfeld and Ann Patchett.

Other category winners included: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (J K Rowling, Jack Thorne & John Tiffany, Hachette) for fantasy; End of Watch (Stephen King, Hodder & Stoughton) for mystery and thriller; The Underground Railroad (Colson Whitehead, Fleet) for historical fiction; The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo (Amy Schumer, HarperCollins) for humour; Salt to the Sea (Ruta Sepetys, Puffin) for young adult fiction; The Hidden Oracle (Rick Riordan, Puffin) for middle grade and children’s; and The Thank You Book (Mo Willems, Hyperion) for picture book.

The Goodreads Choice Awards winners were selected by Goodreads members. The full list of winners is available here.


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