Costa, Hugo, Man Booker, Pulitzer, these are just some of the most prestigious literary awards in the world.
For readers, however, no award is more coveted than the Goodreads Choice award.
Beginning in 2009, readers from around the globe have been able to voice their opinions on the best books read and written in any given year, and this year is no exception.
With authors such as Stephen King, Paulette Jiles, Emma Donoghue, J.K. Rowling, and Sarah J. Maas all vying for the win in their respective categories, voting is now open for the semifinal round.
The semifinal round will run until Nov. 13, 2016, and the final round of voting will take place from Nov. 15-27, where after 20 authors will be named winners of a variety of categories.