The people have spoken over at Goodreads, and after voting commenced on the popular book review site and app to narrow down the best books of 2016, the winners have officially been revealed. From one of Stephen King's latest, to the conclusion of the Red Rising trilogy, to the return of Harry Potter, 2016 had some great literary offerings. See which books rose to the top among Goodreads readers.
Fiction - Truly Madly Guilty
Author: Liane Moriarty
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The story centers on the aftermath of events that transpire between a husband and wife two months after they attend a neighbor's weekend barbecue. Goodreads description states that the book "shows how guilt can expose the fault lines in the most seemingly strong relationships." It sounds like a real page-turner, and clearly readers are into it, as they voted it to the top of the Fiction category.
In the fiction category, Truly Madly Guilty's 30,154 votes put it at the top of the list. Following closely behind were Bryn Greenwood's All the Ugly and Wonderful Things (27,917 votes) and Emma Cline's The Girls (27,595 votes). View all of Goodread's best fiction contenders here.