Goodreads M/M Romance Member’s Choice Awards Best of 2016

(Since I haven’t seen anywhere you can find these results without being a members of a closed group, I’ll pass them on here.)

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Hall of Fame All-Time Favorite M/M Author
Amy Lane

Previous winners:
2015 Mary Calmes
2014 Josh Lanyon

Hall of Fame All-Time Favorite M/M Romance
Captive Prince: Volume Two by C.S. Pacat

Previous winners:
2015 Bear, Otter, and the Kid
2014 Stars & Stripes

Hall of Fame All-Time Favorite M/M Series
A Matter of Time by Mary Calmes

Previous winners:
2015 The Adrien English Mysteries by Josh Lanyon
2014 Cut & Run by Abigail Roux

All-Time Favorite M/M Author
1 T.J. Klune
2 Rhys Ford
3 Santino Hassell

All-Time Favorite M/M Romance
1 The Lightning-Struck Heart by T.J. Klune
2 Wolfsong by T.J. Klune
3 Try by Ella Frank

All-Time Favorite M/M Series
1 THIRDS series by Charlie Cochet
2 Captive Prince series by C.S. Pacat
3 PsyCop series by Jordan Castillo Price

Best Action/Suspense/Adventure
1 Smoke & Mirrors by Charlie Cochet
2 Part & Parcel by Abigail Roux
3 Enemies of the State by Tal Bauer

Best Anthology
1 THIRDS Beyond the Books Volume 1 by Charlie Cochet
2 It Was Always You by Cardeno C, Ella Frank, Riley Hart, Lane Hayes, Christina Lee, Felice Stevens, N.R. Walker
3 Magic & Mayhem: Fiction and Essays Celebrating LGBTQA Romance
by Nicole Kimberling, Amanda Jean, Samantha Derr, Josh Lanyon, Ginn
Hale, Megan Derr, Alex Powell, Karelia Stetz-Waters, Dev Bentham, E.J.
Russell, Austin Chant & Tracy Timmons-Gray

Best Athletes/Coaches
1 Us by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy
2 Breakaway by Avon Gale
3 Tackling The Tight End by Tara Lain

Best Audiobook Narrator
1 Greg Tremblay for Dirty Heart
2 Michael Lesley for The Lightning-Struck Heart
3 Gomez Pugh for Spook Squad

Best BDSM
1 A Seditious Affair by K.J. Charles
2 Dom of Ages by K.C. Wells
3 Endings and Beginnings by K.C. Wells & Parker Williams

Best Blue Collar
1 Wolfsong by T.J. Klune
2 Shifting Gears by Riley Hart
3 Fast Connection by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell

Best Book of the Year
1 Wolfsong by T.J. Klune
2 Kings Rising by C.S. Pacat
3 Smoke & Mirrors by Charlie Cochet

Best Coming of Age
1 Adulting 101 by Lisa Henry
2 Trailer Trash by Marie Sexton
3 Noah by Cara Dee

Best Contemporary/Mainstream
1 The Weight of It All by N.R. Walker
2 Us by Sarina Bowen & Elle Kennedy
3 Broken by Nicola Haken

Best Cover Art
1
  Broken by Nicola Haken Cover Art by Reese Dante
2
  What Remains by Garrett Leigh Cover Art by G.D. Leigh
3
  Wolfsong by T.J. Klune Cover Art by Reese Dante

Best Dark Theme
1 Broken by Nicola Haken
2 Out of Nowhere by Roan Parrish
3 His Favorite Color Is Blood: Coffin Nails MC by K.A. Merikan

Best Debut Book
1 Tal Bauer for Enemies of the State
2 Cat Sebastian for The Soldier’s Scoundrel
3 Dal Maclean for Bitter Legacy

Best Enemies to Lovers
1 The Queen & the Homo Jock King by T.J. Klune
2 A Seditious Affair by K.J. Charles
3 Empty Net by Avon Gale

Best Established Couples
1 Dex & Sloane…..Smoke & Mirrors by Charlie Cochet
2 Griffin & Whyborne…..Fallow by Jordan L. Hawk
3 Cole & Jae…..Dirty Heart by Rhys Ford

Best Family Drama
1 Out of Nowhere by Roan Parrish
2 Fast Connection by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell
3 A Second Harvest by Eli Easton

Best Fantasy (high fantasy or urban fantasy)
1 Kings Rising by C.S. Pacat
2 Tournament of Losers by Megan Derr
3 Fallow by Jordan L. Hawk

Best Free Story
1 The Visit by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell
2 Overtime by Avon Gale
3 Prelude to Claimings, Tails, and Other Alien Artifacts by Lyn Gala

Best Friends to Lovers
1 Wolfsong by T.J. Klune
2 Catch a Tiger by the Tail by Charlie Cochet
3 The Weight of It All by N.R. Walker

Best Historical
1 A Seditious Affair by K.J. Charles
2 A Gentleman’s Position by K.J. Charles
3 Murmuration by T.J. Klune

Best Humorous
1 The Queen & the Homo Jock King by T.J. Klune
2 The Weight of It All by N.R. Walker
3 Adulting 101 by Lisa Henry

Best Hurt/Comfort
1 Broken by Nicola Haken
2 Strong Signal by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell
3 Out of Nowhere by Roan Parrish

Best Kink/Fetish
1 A Seditious Affair by K.J. Charles
2 Endings and Beginnings by K.C. Wells & Parker Williams
3 Lord of a Thousand Steps by Tara Lain

Best Law Enforcement (Cops/Private Investigators)
1 Tied Up in Knots by Mary Calmes
2 Smoke & Mirrors by Charlie Cochet
3 Hexbreaker by Jordan L. Hawk

Best Main Character
1 Dex…..Smoke & Mirrors by Charlie Cochet
2 Laurent…..Kings Rising by C.S. Pacat
3 Ox…..Wolfsong by T.J. Klune

Best Medical/Rescue Worker Professionals (Doctors/Nurses/EMT/Veterinarian/Fireman/Search & Rescue)
1 What Remains by Garrett Leigh
2 Winter Wonderland by Heidi Cullinan
3 Shatter by Jocelynn Drake & Rinda Elliott

Best Military/Intelligence Officer/Spies (Soldier/Armed Forces/Intelligence Officer/Spy/Assassin/Mercenary)
1 Part & Parcel by Abigail Roux
2 Strong Signal by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell
3 Enemies of the State by Tal Bauer

Best Mystery/Whodunit
1 Dirty Heart by Rhys Ford
2 The Mermaid Murders by Josh Lanyon
3 Fish Out of Water by Amy Lane

Best Out For You
1 (tie) Out of Nowhere by Roan Parrish
1 (tie) Sunset Park by Santino Hassell
2 A Second Harvest by Eli Easton
3 Tart and Sweet by Amy Lane

Best Paranormal
1 Wolfsong by T.J. Klune
2 Smoke & Mirrors by Charlie Cochet
3 Hexbreaker by Jordan L. Hawk

Best
Performance/Visual Arts (Musicians/Dancers/Actors/Artist – any medium
including tattoo artist/photographer/graphic designer)

1 Absinthe of Malice by Rhys Ford
2 Strong Signal by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell
3 The Spencer Cohen series by N.R. Walker

Best Polyamorous (M/M/M…)
1 Absolution by Sloane Kennedy
2 Werewolves of Chernobyl by K.A. Merikan & L.A. Witt
3 Vengeance by Sloane Kennedy

Best Sci-Fi/Futuristic/Post-Apocalyptic/Steampunk
1 Affiliations, Aliens, and Other Profitable Pursuits by Lyn Gala
2 Fight the Tide Keira Andrews
3 (tie) Withered + Sere by T.J. Klune
3 (tie) Clockwork Heart by Heidi Cullinan

Best Sex Industry (Rent Boy/Escort/Adult Model/Porn Actor)
1 Rented Heart by Garrett Leigh
2 The Heart As He Hears It by A.M. Arthur
3 Home by Cara Dee

Best Short Story (under 15K words or under 50 pages)
1 Red Dirt Christmas by N.R. Walker
2 Wood by Jordan Castillo Price
3 The Visit by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell

Best Slave/Dub Con/Kidnapped
1 Just a Bit Ruthless by Alessandra Hazard
2 Debt by K.C. Wells
3 Staged by Kim Fielding

Best Virgins
1 How to Walk Like a Man by Eli Easton
2 Sunset Park by Santino Hassell
3 Fast Connection by Megan Erickson & Santino Hassell

Best White Collar
1 First and First by Santino Hassell
2 Broken by Nicola Haken
3 The Secrets in My Scowl by A.E. Via

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