Readers have spoken! The 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards finalists were announced on Tuesday, with 10 books squeezing past the competition for one last round of voting. We’ve already covered this year’s awards process pretty thoroughly, so rather than rehash everything, we’ll just jump right into the 10 finalists for Best Graphic Novels & Comics.
- Book Love by Debbie Tung (Andrews McMeel Publishing)
- The Handmaid’s Tale: The Graphic Novel by Margaret Atwood and Renée Nault (Nan A. Talese)
- Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman (Hodder Children’s Books)
- Mooncakes by Suzanne Walker, Wendy Xu, and Joamette Gil (Lion Forge/Oni Press)
- Paper Girls Vol. 5 by Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang, Matt Wilson, Dee Cunniffe, and Jared K. Fletcher (Image Comics)
- 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards winner for Best Coloring; 2019 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards nominee for Best Lettering
- Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell, Faith Erin Hicks, and Sarah Stern (First Second)
- Shades of Magic Vol. 1: The Steel Prince by V.E. Schwab, Andrea Olimpieri, Enrica Eren Angiolini, and Rob Steen (Titan Comics)
- Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia, Gabriel Picolo, Jon Sommariva, Emma Kubert, David Calderon, and Tom Napolitano (DC Ink)
- Summer 2019 Kids Indie Next List; USA Today and Publishers Weekly bestseller
- They Called Us Enemy by George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, and Harmony Becker (Top Shelf Productions)
- A New York Times bestseller
- Our review
- The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion by Gerard Way, Gabriel Bá, Nate Piekos, and Nick Filardi (Dark Horse Comics)
To vote for your favorite finalists across genres in the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards, click here. Stay tuned to The Beat for the winners’ announcement on Tuesday, Dec. 10, and stay tuned for our end of the year (and end of the decade) coverage, coming soon.