Open voting has started in the semifinal round of the Goodreads Choice Awards 2020 and will continue until November 15. There are 20 categories overall.
Five popular write-ins have been added to the 15 books listed in the opening round. Here are the titles readers lifted onto the ballot in the primary categories of genre interest – Best Fantasy, Best Science Fiction, and Best Horror.
BEST SCIENCE FICTION
- A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor (The Carls, #2) by Hank Green
- The Relentless Moon (Lady Astronaut #3) by Mary Robinette Kowal
- The First Sister (The First Sister Trilogy, #1) by Linden A. Lewis
- Age of Deception by T.A. White
- Zoey Punches the Future in the Dick (Zoey Ashe, #2) by David Wong
- The Trouble With Peace (The Age of Madness, #2) by Joe Abercrombie
- Smoke Bitten (Mercy Thompson, #12) by Patricia Briggs
- Battle Ground (The Dresden Files, #17) by Jim Butcher
- Age of Empyre (Legends of the First Empire, #6) by Michael J. Sullivan
- Wintersteel by Will Wight
- Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark
- World Departed (The Cascadia Series) by Sarah Lyons Fleming
- The Ghost Tree by Christina Henry
- Houndings of Hell (a CoC spin-off Novella) by Hunter Holmes
- Secret Santa (A Horror For the Holidays Novel) by Andrew Shaffer
There also are some genre works in the Best Graphic Novels and Comics, Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction, Best Middle Grade & Children’s categories.