Goodreads Best Books of 2013 announced

Since 4 Novemeber, Goodreads members have been voting in their thousands for their favourite books of 2013. The books were whittled down into 20 categories, with almost 2 million people casting votes across the world. Finally after a month of waiting, Goodreads have published the final results.

2013 Best Fiction winner And the Mountain Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

2013 Best Fiction winner And the Mountain Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

The Winning Books 

Fiction – And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Mystery & Thriller – Inferno by Dan Brown

Historical Fiction –  Life After Life  by Kate Atkinson

Fantasy – The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Paranormal Fantasy – Cold Days by Jim Butcher

Science Fiction – Madd Addam by Margaret  Atwood

Romance –  Lover at Last by J.R Ward

Horror –  Doctor Sleep – Stephen King

Memoir & Autobiography – I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

History & Biography –  Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones

Non-Fiction – The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum by Temple Grandin & Richard Panek

Food &  Cookbooks – Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle

Humour –  Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Graphic Novels & Comics – Beautiful Creatures: The Manga by Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl & Cassandra Jean

Poetry – The Fall of Arthur by J.R.R Tolkien

Debut Goodreads Author – Tangled by Emma Chase

Young Adult Fiction – Eleanor Park by Rainbow Rowell

Young Adult Fantasy – Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Middle Grade & Children’s – The House of Hades by Rick Riordan

Picture Book – The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywatt, illustrations by Oliver Jeffers

This is the 5th annual Best Book roundup by Goodreads since they first began the event in 2009.

This is third year running that Veronica Roth has come top of the Young Adult Fantasy section with the Divergent series

This is third year running that Veronica Roth has come top of the Young Adult Fantasy section with the Divergent series

What do you think of the winning books? Were you surprised by any of the results?

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