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15 November 2016

Macmillan Audio at the Goodreads Choice Awards 2016!

2016 is drawing to a close, and so best book of the year season begins! Over at Goodreads, you can vote for your favorites across a wide range of categories—from fiction and nonfiction, to best debut, humor, and even poetry. Check out the list below to see if your favorites from Macmillan Audio made the cut for the Goodreads Choice Awards (and don’t forget to vote by November 27!).

Best Fiction

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty, read by Caroline Lee

What happened at the barbeque? You’ll have to listen to find out.

Best Mystery & Thriller

A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny, read by Robert Bathurst

Gamache starts a new job, but the gift of a mysterious map has him on the hunt for a criminal once again.

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris, read by Georgia Maguire

The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie?

Best Fantasy

The Curse of Tenth Grave by Darynda Jones, read by Lorelei King

Part-time PI/full-time grim reaper Charley Davidson’s latest adventure involves saving her daughter from not one, but three malevolent gods.

A Gathering of Shadows by V. E. Schwab, read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading

Book two of Schwab’s series finds Red London obsessed with the Games, while Black London has risen again—and so, another London must fall.

The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson, read by Michael Kramer

The mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, The Bands of Mourning are said to grant anyone who wears them the powers he had at his command. Hardly anyone thinks they really exist… or do they?


I’m Judging You by Luvvie Ajayi, read by the author

Professional sassy pants Luvvie Ajayi serves up the hard truths we all need to hear in this Do-Better Manual.


Adnan’s Story by Rabia Chaudry, read by the author

Get the story Serial didn’t tell.

Best Memoir and Autobiography

Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton, read by the author

Also one of Oprah’s 2016 Book Club selections, Glennon Doyle Melton shares her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.

History and Biography

The Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth, read by Clint Jordan

A narrative history of America’s first serial killer who stalked Austin, Texas, in 1885.

Leonard by William Shatner with David Fisher, read by the author

A uniquely heartfelt audiobook written and read by one legendary actor in celebration of another.

Killing the Rising Sun by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, read by Robert Petkoff

The final moments of World War II like you’ve never heard before.

Debut Goodreads Author

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi, read by Priya Ayyar

What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only 17?

Behind Closed Doors by B. A. Paris (see above)

Young Adult Fiction

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo, read by Samia Mounts

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school, and all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda used to be Andrew at her old school—will the truth cost Amanda her new life, and her new love?

Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

Heartless by Marissa Meyer, read by Rebecca Soler

A dazzling prequel to a classic, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

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