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The EW book awards

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Unofficial Got Cookbook

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.

More EW Awards:

TV Awards

Music Awards

Movie Awards