List Of Best Selling Books 2013

List Of Best Selling Books 2013

Best selling books
Best selling books


A good book is worth every penny

The British clergyman, sportsman and author Charles Caleb Colton rightly said “next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of a good book”. This quote holds true even today as it is a time tested fact that books never get old and are there forever. Therefore spending few bucks on acquiring a best-seller is always a good bet.

Keeping up with the technology

With the advancement of technology there has been a tremendous shift in the reading habits of the generation. Apart from the more traditional paperback and hardcover prints, books are also available in the form of eBooks to be read on a tablet. This adaptability has increased the reader base of many books both the timeless classics and more contemporary ones. The markets both virtual and physical are flooded with thousands of books in hundreds of categories. We will further discuss some best-selling books in various categories.

Various categories of books

The theme and writing style of the books determine their category. Although there could be innumerable category of books yet some major ones that help in organizing them to a large extent are:

  • Fiction

  • Non-fiction

  • Self help

  • Children’s book

  • Graphic books etc.

Apart from the above five mentioned categories there could be other categories also like business books, paperback or hardcover, e-books etc.

Best-selling fiction books of 2013

According to leading surveys these are some of the fiction books worth your time and money.

  • W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton

  • The Mayan Secrets by Clive Cussler and Thomas Perry

  • Never go back by Lee Child

  • Inferno by Dan Brown

  • The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

  • Second watch by J.A. Jance

  • And the mountains echoed by Khaled Hosseini

  • Robert B. Parker’s damned if you do by Michael Brandman

  • Mistress by James Patterson

  • Gone girl by Gillian Flynn

Best-selling non-fiction books of 2013

Books with Non-fictional content are not only a difficult read but also need more background research and facts to accurately depict a real-life story. However some of them are exceptionally written and worth reading. Here are some great picks of 2013 as reported by The New York Times.

  • Si-Cology by Si Robertson

  • Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr.

  • Still Foolin’ ‘em by Billy Crystal

  • Zealot by Reza Aslan

  • The Liberty Amendments by Mark R. Levin

  • Nothin’ to lose by Ken Sharp, with Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons

  • Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson with Mark Schlabach

  • Lawrence in Arabis by Scott Anderson

  • Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg with Nell Scovell

  • Wilson by A. Scott Berg

Top five all-time best-sellers

There are certain books that are never old and are read by each generation and interpreted differently according to the times. Here are some timeless classics which never grow old and give you a new perspective each time you read them.

  • Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen

  • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

  • Hamlet by William Shakespeare

  • To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee

  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

Power to change the society

Books are a part of the popular culture. In fact books of each era represent the thoughts and perspective of those times. Therefore they are a treasure to keep. For every book enthusiasts collecting best-selling books is a way to preserve history and culture of our society.