Best Books 2013 Choice Award

Top Best Books in 2013. Announcing the winners of the 2013 Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers. Congratulations to the best books of the year!

Best Fiction Books 2013

And the Mountains Echoed
by Khaled Hosseini
The Storyteller
by Jodi Picoult
Me Before You
by Jojo Moyes
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
The Husband's Secret
by Liane Moriarty

Best Historical Fiction Books 2013

Life After Life
by Kate Atkinson
The White Princess
by Philippa Gregory
by Therese Anne Fowler
The Aviator's Wife
by Melanie Benjamin

Best Romance Books 2013

Lover at Last
by J.R. Ward
Walking Disaster
by Jamie McGuire
Entwined with You
by Sylvia Day
Losing Hope
by Colleen Hoover
Fallen Too Far
by Abbi Glines

Best Horror Books 2013

Doctor Sleep
by Stephen King
by Joe Hill
Red Hill
by Jamie McGuire
Deeply Odd
by Dean Koontz
The Blood Gospel
by James Rollins

Best Nonfiction Books 2013

The Autistic Brain
by Temple Grandin
by Mary Roach
Lean In
by Sheryl Sandberg
David and Goliath
by Malcolm Gladwell
by Charlie LeDuff

Best History Biography Books 2013

Jim Henson
by Brian Jay Jones
The Girls of Atomic City
by Denise Kiernan
Empty Mansions
by Bill Dedman
One Summer
by Bill Bryson
The Boys in the Boat
by Daniel James Brown

Best Poetry Books 2013

The Fall of Arthur
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Dog Songs
by Mary Oliver
Aimless Love
by Billy Collins
by Bo Burnham

Best Young Adult Fantasy Books 2013

by Veronica Roth
Clockwork Princess
by Cassandra Clare
The Indigo Spell
by Richelle Mead
by Jennifer L. Armentrout
by Marissa Meyer

Best Food Cookbooks 2013

Tequila Mockingbird
by Tim Federle
The Drunken Botanist
by Amy Stewart
Salt Sugar Fat
by Michael Moss
by Michael Pollan

Best Mystery Thriller Books 2013

by Dan Brown
The Cuckoo's Calling
by Robert Galbraith
by Stephen King
How the Light Gets In
by Louise Penny

Best Fantasy Books 2013

Best Science Fiction Books 2013

by Margaret Atwood
by Hugh Howey
Earth Afire
by Orson Scott Card
by Max Barry
The Human Division
by John Scalzi

Best Humor Books 2013

Hyperbole and a Half
by Allie Brosh
by Alice Clayton
Si-cology 1
by Si Robertson
Vader's Little Princess
by Jeffrey Brown

Best Memoir Autobiography Books 2013

I Am Malala
by Malala Yousafzai
Happy, Happy, Happy
by Phil Robertson
Carry On, Warrior
by Glennon Doyle Melton
The Reason I Jump
by Naoki Higashida

Best Graphic Novels Comics 2013

Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia
by Gene Luen Yang
The Walking Dead, Vol. 18
by Robert Kirkman
Saga, Vol. 2
by Brian K. Vaughan
Batman, Volume 2
by Scott Snyder

Best Young Adult Fiction Books 2013

Eleanor & Park
by Rainbow Rowell
by Rainbow Rowell
Dare You To
by Katie McGarry
United We Spy
by Ally Carter
The Moon and More
by Sarah Dessen

Best Childrens Books 2013

The House of Hades
by Rick Riordan
Fortunately, the Milk
by Neil Gaiman
Doll Bones
by Holly Black

Best Picture Books 2013

The Dark
by Lemony Snicket
Chu's Day
by Neil Gaiman
by Aaron Becker