The 2018 Traveling Sister Choice Awards

It’s that time of year…..Goodreads members from all over the world have voted and chosen their favourite books.   The 10th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards winners were announced and we wanted to see how the winners compared to what our Traveling Sisters voted for.   Such a very exciting time especially for our group of Traveling Sisters who have dedicated so many hours to choosing, reading and discussing books from our mountainous and ever-expanding TBR piles.  

Lindsay started a thread on The Traveling Sister Goodreads Group where Sisters voted for their picks in each category.  The results are in from our Traveling Sisters and the winners are as follows:


The Dream DaughterThe Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain


Rust & StardustRust & Stardust by T. Greenwood

Where the Crawdads SingWhere the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens


Lying in Wait

Lying in Wait by Liz Nugent

Jane DoeJane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone


DraculDracul by Dacre Stoker


The Chalk ManThe Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor


EducatedEducated by Tara Westover


SadieSadie by Courtney Summers

ROMANCE:  One Day In December by Josie Silver

One Day in DecemberOne Day in December by Josie Silver

*The categories not listed didn’t have enough votes to tally a winner.

Thanks to all the Traveling Sisters who participated!  It was fun to see everyone’s nominations and discuss our thoughts.   


We are interested in your thoughts!   Did you agree with the Goodreads Choice Awards winners?   Do you agree with what our Traveling Sisters voted for? We would love to hear from you!  



23 thoughts on “The 2018 Traveling Sister Choice Awards”

  1. Personally I found the Traveling Sisters picks more in line with the type of books I like. I’ve read a few of them and others are on my TBR list. I was a little disappointed in the Goodreads choices, mostly because I haven’t read many of them and I’m not that interested either. Good to know I’m not alone!

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    1. You’re definitely not alone Carol! That is why we came up with this idea. Happy to hear you’re in agreement with our choices. Hope you’re reading something fantastic now! ❤️💚


  2. Now that’s more like it!! I think that Goodreads put more “mainstream” choices up for the initial vote, making it hard for some “under the radar” gems to garner enough votes to win..Love the results and the fun idea!

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  3. Yayyy! I loved this. This time around some of the ones I voted for actually won!! Great idea, I think you should do it every year!

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  4. I didn’t get to read most of these books even though I wanted to because life got in the way. 😔 But I’ve heard of just about all of them, and I remember reading some great reviews on them. Thanks for sharing. 😊

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