Goodreads Best Books of 2015

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Every year Goodreads creates a list of the best books in each genre. The unique thing about this contest is people who are members of Goodreads could vote. This created a sense of everyone on Goodreads having a voice in choosing the winner. Below, will be a list the winner of each book in their specific genres.


go set a watchman, harper lee, books, book

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

Mystery & Thriller

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The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins

Historical Fiction

the nightingale, kristina hannah, books, book, mystery

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah


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Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman


confess, colleen hoover, romance, young adult, ya

Confess by Collen Hoover

Science Fiction

Golden son, pierce brown, science, science fiction

Golden Son by Pierce Brown


Saint Odd, Dean Koontz, horror, books, book

Saint Odd by Dean Koontz


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Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling


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Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Memoir & Autobiography

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A Work in Progress by Connor Franta

History & Biography

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Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Science & Technology

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Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish by John Hargrove

Food & Cookbooks

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The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Dinnertime: Comfort Classics, Freezer Food, 16-Minute Meals, and Other Delicious Ways to Solve Supper! by Ree Drummond

Graphic Novels & Comics

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Saga, Volume 4 by Brian K. Vaughan (Writer), Fiona Staples (Artist)


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The Dogs I Have Kissed by Trista Mateer

Debut Goodreads Author

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Young Adult Fiction

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All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Young Adult Fantasy

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Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

Middle Grade & Children’s

magnus chase, middle grade, young adult

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 1: The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

Picture Books

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The Day The Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt, Olive Jeffers (Illustrations)