Goodreads Annual Choice Awards is in its 10th year this time. It’s one of the major book awards that is solely decided by the readers through online votes in its portal. Over the years it gained popularity and its reputation pulled in the readers this time as well to decide on the best books of the year across multiple genres. Read more about the entire process here.

The Annual Choice Awards are given across the following genres –

  1. Fiction
  2. Mystery and Thriller
  3. Historical Fiction
  4. Fantasy
  5. Romance
  6. Science Fiction
  7. Horror
  8. Humor
  9. Non-fiction
  10. Memoir & Autobiography
  11. History & Biography
  12. Science & Technology
  13. Food & Cookbooks
  14. Graphic Novels & Comics
  15. Poetry
  16. Debut Author
  17. Young Adult Fiction
  18. Young Adult Fantasy
  19. Middle Grade & Children’s
  20. Picture Books
  21. And last but not the least – Best of the Best

Best in Fantasy, 2018

This year, the following books had been nominated in the shortlist for Fantasy titles and were open to the readers’ votes.

By a total number of votes of 78,733, ‘Circe‘ by Madeline Miller went on to be the winner of the best book of 2018 by readers’ choice in the Fantasy category.