Best Books 2011 Choice Award

Top Best Books in 2011. Announcing the winners of the 2011 Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers. Congratulations to the best books of the year!

Best Fiction Books 2011

by Haruki Murakami
The Peach Keeper
by Sarah Addison Allen
Sing You Home
by Jodi Picoult
Night Road
by Kristin Hannah
The Lover's Dictionary
by David Levithan

Best Historical Fiction Books 2011

The Paris Wife
by Paula McLain
The Dovekeepers
by Alice Hoffman
The Sisters Brothers
by Patrick deWitt
Madame Tussaud
by Michelle Moran
Dreams of Joy
by Lisa See

Best Romance Books 2011

Lover Unleashed
by J.R. Ward
Hot Head
by Damon Suede
Just Like Heaven
by Julia Quinn
Chasing Fire
by Nora Roberts

Best Horror Books 2011

by Melissa Marr
What the Night Knows
by Dean Koontz
by Mira Grant
Dreadfully Ever After
by Steve Hockensmith
The Night Strangers
by Chris Bohjalian

Best Nonfiction Books 2011

Best History Biography Books 2011

Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson
Catherine the Great
by Robert K. Massie
The Eighty-Dollar Champion
by Elizabeth Letts
Area 51
by Annie Jacobsen

Best Poetry Books 2011

Horoscopes for the Dead
by Billy Collins
by Brian McGackin
Money Shot
by Rae Armantrout
I Love a Broad Margin to My Life
by Maxine Hong Kingston
Lucky Fish
by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Best Young Adult Fantasy Books 2011

by Veronica Roth
City of Fallen Angels
by Cassandra Clare
by Richelle Mead
The Iron Knight
by Julie Kagawa

Best Mystery Thriller Books 2011

Smokin' Seventeen
by Janet Evanovich
New York to Dallas
by J.D. Robb
Before I Go to Sleep
by S.J. Watson
by Neal Stephenson

Best Fantasy Books 2011

A Dance with Dragons
by George R.R. Martin
The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern
The Wise Man's Fear
by Patrick Rothfuss
by Terry Pratchett
Don't Breathe a Word
by Jennifer McMahon

Best Science Fiction Books 2011

by Stephen King
Ready Player One
by Ernest Cline
When She Woke
by Hillary Jordan
Silver Shark
by Ilona Andrews
by Daniel H. Wilson

Best Humor Books 2011

by Tina Fey
Go the Fuck to Sleep
by Adam Mansbach
If You Ask Me
by Betty White
If You Were Here
by Jen Lancaster

Best Memoir Autobiography Books 2011

Best Graphic Novels Comics 2011

Vampire Academy
by Richelle Mead
The Walking Dead, Vol. 14
by Robert Kirkman
by Stephenie Meyer
Hark! A Vagrant
by Kate Beaton

Best Young Adult Fiction Books 2011

Where She Went
by Gayle Forman
Lola and the Boy Next Door
by Stephanie Perkins
Beauty Queens
by Libba Bray
Chain Reaction
by Simone Elkeles

Best Childrens Books 2011

The Son of Neptune
by Rick Riordan
The Throne of Fire
by Rick Riordan
Every Thing on It
by Shel Silverstein
Cabin Fever
by Jeff Kinney
by Brian Selznick

Best Picture Books 2011