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The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
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WINNER 61,702 votes
The Great Alone
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Kristin Hannah wins the Goodreads Choice Award for Historical Fiction, a category she also took in 2015 for The Nightingale. This family drama set in the wilderness of Alaska in 1974 captured readers' hearts with its portrayal of crisis and survival amid an unforgiving landscape.

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The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
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55,536 votes
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather   Morris
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30,737 votes
The Immortalists by Chloe  Benjamin
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27,451 votes
The Clockmaker's Daughter by Kate Morton
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18,540 votes
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
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12,784 votes
Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
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12,446 votes
The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
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10,602 votes
Transcription by Kate Atkinson
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10,156 votes
Warlight by Michael Ondaatje
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8,944 votes
The Summer Wives by Beatriz Williams
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4,213 votes
My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray
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4,027 votes
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver
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3,358 votes
The Tuscan Child by Rhys Bowen
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2,794 votes
Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras
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2,652 votes
Love and Ruin by Paula McLain
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2,645 votes
White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey
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1,937 votes
War of the Wolf by Bernard Cornwell
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1,327 votes
Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley
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1,128 votes
The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni
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1,042 votes
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai
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