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The *Book Shimmy* Awards from @EpicReads

Forget the Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmy’s or MTV Movie Awards – the only award show you need to watch this year are the first ever *Book Shimmy* Awards! After calculating all 146,724 of your votes, we’re finally ready to declare the winners!

 

Download the infographic here!

 

Watch the results show!

This was recorded live on January 22nd on our YouTube channel.

 

And the winners are. . .

 

Best of Shelf

The award for best book of the year!

    

 

Winner: ALLEGIANT by Veronica Roth
Runner up: Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

 

 

The Pagemaster

The award for best author of the year!

    

 

Winner: VERONICA ROTH
Runner up: Cassandra Clare

 

 

Leading Lady

The award for best female character!

    

 

Winner: KAMI GLASS from Untold by Sarah Rees Brennan
Runner up: Cammie Morgan from United We Spy by Ally Carter

 

 

Leading Laddie

The award for best male character!

    

 

Winner: DAY from Champion by Marie Lu
Runner up: Ethan Chase from The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa

 

 

 

Secondary Character Most in Need of His/Her Own Book

    

 

Winner: MARLEE from The Elite by Kiera Cass
Runner up: Kenji from Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

 

 

Most Badass Hero / Heroine

    

 

Winner: TRIS from Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Runner up: Celaena Sardothian from Crown of Midnight by S.J. Maas

 

 

Best Friendship

    

 

Winner: AMERICA AND MARLEE from The Elite by Kiera Cass
Runner up: Sam and Number Four from The Fall of Five by Pittacus Lore

 

 

Couple of the Year Award

    

 

Winner: WILL AND TESSA from Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
Runner up: Anna and Kaidan from Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins

 

 

Fan Yourself Award

Award for the sexiest book of the year!

    

Winner: UNRAVEL ME by Tahereh Mafi
Runner up: Origin by Jennifer L. Armentrout

 

 

Scariest Fathomable Future

    

 

Winner: REQUIEM by Lauren Oliver
Runner up: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

 

 

Is This Real Life? Award

The award for best fantasy!

    

 

Winner: SCARLET by Marissa Meyer
Runner up: Crown of Midnight by S.J. Maas

 

 

World Series Champion

The award for best series to complete in 2013!

    

 

Winner: DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth
Runner up: Covenant series by Jennifer L. Armentrout

 

 

The Cheese Stands Alone Award

The award for best standalone!

    

 

Winner: FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
Runner up: The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

 

 

New Kid on the Block Award

The award for best debut author!

    

 

Winner: A.G. HOWARD, author of Splintered
Runner up: Kasie West, author of The Distance Between Us

 

 

If You Don’t Give Me This Book Right Now I Will Cut Someone Award

The award for most anticipated 2014 book!

    

 

Winner: FAKING NORMAL by Courtney C. Stevens
Runner up: The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

 

 

Most Emotionally Crippling Ending

    

Winner: ALLEGIANT by Veronica Roth
Runner up: The Fall of Five by Pittacus Lore

 

 

The Feels Award

    

 

Winner: ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell
Runner up: Boundless by Cynthia Hand

 

 

The Hangover Award

The award for the book that gave you the biggest book hangover!

    

 

Winner: THE ELITE by Kiera Cass
Runner up: Requiem by Lauren Oliver

 

 

Best Book Fandom

    

 

Winner: HARRY POTTER (Potterheads)
Runner up: Divergent (Initiates)

 

 

Best YA-Adapted Movie or TV Show

    

 

Winner: CATCHING FIRE
Runner up: City of Bones

 

 

Dear Tea Time viewers,

Thanks for voting, watching the results show and helping us spread the word about THE BOOK SHIMMY AWARDS! We <3 you!

Love,
Team Epic Reads


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