Rubina Reads Awards 2016

Rubina Reads Awards 2016

2016 was a superb reading year for me. I broke my own personal record and read 41 books.

And here are the nominees are –
– The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
– The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad
– The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway
– Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon
– The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald
– Mind Games by T.J.Moore
– The Night Manager by John le Carré
– Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey
– Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah
– Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll
– Never Go Back by Lee Child
– On Writing by Stephen King
– The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
– The Secret by Rhoda Byrne
– Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
– The Gift by Dannielle Steel
– The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
– The Good Guy by Dean Koontz
– After the Crash by Michel Bussi
– A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin
– Cross Kill by James Patterson
– Nemesis by Jo Nesbø
– The Twentieth Wife by Indu Sundaresan
– The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen by Salil Desai
– How to Make a Living as a Writer by James Scott Bell
– 5 Secrets of Story Structure by K.M.Weiland
– Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
– Successful Self-Publishing by Joanna Penn
– An Accidental Woman by Barbara Delinsky
– You Belong to Me by Mary Higgins Clark
– Promise Me by Harlan Coben
– Goodbye Girl by Sheeja Jose
– Let’s Get Digital by David Gaughran
– Lady Killer by Meryl Sawyer
– Visions in Death by J.D.Robb
– All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
– The Trap by Melanie Raabe
– Don’t You Cry by Mary Kubica
– Unfinished Portrait by Agatha Christie
– The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino
– Eat Pray Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

 

Winnners –

  1. Best Book (Fiction) – Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
  2. Best Book (Non-Fiction) – On Writing by Stephen King
  3. Author of the Year – Jeffrey Archer
  4. Promising Author – Mary Higgins Clark and Jo Nesbo
  5. Best Protagonist (Male) – Kane and Abel (from Kane and Abel, Jeffrey Archer)
  6. Best Protagonist (Female) – Susan Chandler (from You Belong To Me, Mary Higgins Clark) and Marie-Laure (from All the Light We Cannot See, Anthony Doerr)
  7. Best Antagonist – Krait (Hitman from The Good Guy, Dean Koontz)
  8. Best Plot – Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon
  9. Re-Read Worthy Book – Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
  10. Best Writing – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  11. Most Surprising Book – Kane and Abel by Jeffrey Archer
  12. Best Buy – And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
  13. Best Gift – Harry Potter series (from Mum); Kindle (from Bro)
  14. Must Follow Bookstagrammer – Crime By The Book; Clues and Reviews
  15. Best Movie – Fantastic Beasts; Doctor Strange
  16. Precious One – Mind Games by T.J. Moore
  17. Fictional Buddy – Newt Scamander (from Fantastic Beasts)
  18. Wish I Was There Book – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  19. Best Kindle Read – How to Make a Living as a Writer by James Scott Bell
  20. Best Cover – The Twentieth Wife by Indu Sundaresan

 

2016

 

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