The Reading Room and People’s Choice Awards Team Up for ‘Favorite Books 2016’

In the 40-year history of the People’s Choice Awards, fans have been able to vote for their favorites in movies, music, and TV, but books have never been represented.

Now, for the first time ever, the People’s Choice Awards is teaming up with The Reading Room to present a “Favorite Books” category – celebrating some of the best books published in 2015 across a wide variety of genres. This year, fans will be able to cast their vote in six different book categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Crime & Mystery, Young Adult, Fantasy, and Romance.

Check out the full list of nominees below, and click here to vote now! Voting ends on January 28, 2016. 



The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler



Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough


Crime & Mystery

Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell

The Cartel by Don Winslow

The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

X by Sue Grafton


Young Adult

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo



An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Firefight by Brandon Sanderson

The Shepherd’s Crown by Terry Prachett

Uprooted by Naomi Novik



After You by Jojo Moyes

Confess by Colleen Hoover

The Deal by Elle Kennedy

Grey by E.L. James

Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts