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The Outsider by Stephen King
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WINNER 62,170 votes
The Outsider
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Stephen King is no stranger to the Goodreads Choice Awards. And although fans may know him best as a horror novelist, this is his third win in the Goodreads Choice Awards Mystery & Thriller category (he also earned wins here for End of Watch in 2016 and Mr. Mercedes in 2014). This year he beat out the debut The Woman in the Window to take the title.

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The Outsider by Stephen King
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