Agent Savant

The musings of literary agent Laurie McLean

Congratulations to the 2013 Goodreads Winners!

Written By: laurie - Dec• 03•13

From Publisher’s Marketplace: announced the winners of their Goodread Choice Awards, based on close to 2 million online votes. Among the 20 winners:

Fiction: And the Mountains Echoed, Khaled Hosseini

Mystery & Thriller: Inferno, Dan Brown

Historical Fiction: Life After Life, Kate Atkinson

Fantasy: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman

Science Fiction: MaddAddam, Margaret Atwood

Horror: Doctor Sleep, Stephen King

Memoir & Autobiography: I Am Malala, Malala Yousafzai

History & Biography: Jim Henson: The Biography, Brian Jay Jones

Nonfiction: The Autistic Brain, Temple Grandin

Humor: Hyperbole and a Half, Allie Brosh

YA Fiction: Eleanor & Park, Rainbow Rowell

YA Fantasy/Sci-fi: Allegiant, Veronica Roth

Middle Grade: House of Hades, Rick Riordan

Though Stephen King took the No. 1 spot for horror, his son Joe Hill was right behind him at No. 2 for NOS4A2. Rainbow Rowell took both first and second place in the YA competition, with Fangirl about 5,000 votes behind Eleanor & Park.

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