Goodreads 2016 Choice Awards Poetry

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Poetry is a classic genre that never goes out of style. I’m not really into poetry though although many people are. This week’s genre from the Goodreads 2016 Choice Awards is Poetry. If you are a poetry fan, I hope you find a new favorite on this list.

Here is a list of the previous genres I’ve shared:

Debut Goodreads Authors



Food & Cookbooks

Graphic Novels & Comics

Historical Fiction

History & Biography 



Memoir & Autobiography 

Middle Grade & Children’s

Mystery & Thriller 


Picture Books


  1. Beautiful and Damned by Robert M. Drake

  2. Bitter Sweet Love by Michael Faudet

  3. Booked by Kwame Alexander

  4. Even this Page is White by Vivek Shraya

  5. Field Guide to the End of the World by Jeannine Hall Gailey

  6. Graffiti (and Other Poems) by Savannah Brown (not currently listed on Amazon)

  7. La Douleur Exquise by J.R. Rogue

  8. Look by Solmaz Sharif

  9. Night Sky with Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong

  10. Quarter Life Poetry: Poems for the Young, Broke and Hangry by Samantha Jayne

  11. Stuff I’ve Been Feeling Lately by Alicia Cook

  12. Tales of a Receding Hairline by K.W. Peery

  13. The Darkening Trapeze: Last Poems by Larry Levis

  14. The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace

  15. The Rain in Portugal: New Poems by Billy Collins

  16. The Type by Sarah Kay

  17. The Universe of Us by Lang Leav

  18. Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Poems by Pablo Neruda

  19. Today Means Amen by Sierra DeMulder

  20. Whiskey Words & a Shovel II by R.H. Sin

Some poetry is romantic, I remember my husband reading me poetry when we first started dating. Unfortunately I never really go into it much. If you are into poetry, what is your favorite?

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