Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Vote for Books! 2012 Results

The polls have closed and the results are in! By a small margin, Heather Gudenkauf's One Breath Away edged out Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James to be the 2012 Book of the Year!

Here's how the votes broke down:
Book of the Year 2012

One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf -  24%
Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James - 18%
Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen - 6%
Lone Wolf by Jodi Picoult - 6%
A Wanted Man by Lee Child - 3%
The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling - 3%
Guilty Wives by James Patterson- 3%
Defending Jacob by William Landay- 0%
Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich- 0%

There were also a number of votes cast for write-in candidates:

A Grown-up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity  by Katherine Boo
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
My Two Moms: Lessons of Love, Strength and What Makes a Family by Zach Wahls
The Nao of Brown by Glyn Dillon
Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art by Christopher Moore
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Would it Kill You to Stop Doing That?: A Modern Guide to Manners by Henry Alford

Click on any of the titles to find out more about the books, or view all the candidates and write-ins on our Pinterest board:

Thanks to everyone that voted and made books count!

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