It’s time for the year end accolades. Check out EW’s awards for the best in books below!
Trend We’d Like to Squash
“Cookbooks” like The Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook. Stewed goat, anyone?
Best Homicidal Cheerleader Novel
Megan Abbott’s Dare Me
Least Erotic Catchphrase in an Erotic Book
“Holy crap!” (uttered constantly in Fifty Shades of Grey)
The Year’s Best Blurb
“The sad thing is, I like it!” —Maurice Sendak on Stephen Colbert’s I Am a Pole
Books We Least Want to Be Seen Carrying in Public
Vagina, by Naomi Wolf, and Assholes, by Aaron James
For more of our best & worst picks of 2012, buy our year-end double issue on newsstands now or subscribe to EW.