– arguably the dominant online book store – announced today the best-selling books of 2013.

The retail giant notes that while last year was dominated by books like Fifty Shades, this year has shifted to an entirely different subject. “Last year’s best seller list was filled with Fifty Shades and contemporary romance, but in 2013 Mysteries & Thrillers captured readers attention, with 11 of the top 20 books falling in that category,” said Sara Nelson, Editorial Director of Books and Kindle at Amazon.

The top selling books overall of 2013 are:

1. Inferno by Dan Brown
2. And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
3. The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
4. The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
5. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
6. The Hit by David Baldacci
7. Sycamore Row by John Grisham
8. Entwined with You by Sylvia Day
9. Never Go Back by Lee Child
10. The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
11. Alex Cross, Run by James Patterson
12. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
13. 12th of Never by James Patterson
14. Damaged: The Ferro Family by H.M. Ward
15. Killing Jesus: A History by Bill O’Reilly
16. Second Honeymoon by James Patterson
17. Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts
18. The Billionaire’s Obsession: The Complete Collection by J.S. Scott
19. Surrender Your Love by J.C. Reed
20. Six Years by Harlan Coben

The top selling kids and teens books (also read by young adults) are as follows:

1. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
2. The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck by Jeff Kinney
4. Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims: Time-Travel Adventures with Exceptional Americans by Rush Limbaugh
5. Never Too Far by Abbi Glines
6. Out of Breath by Rebecca Donovan
7. Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
8. Forever Too Far by Abbi Glines
9. Twisted Perfection by Abbi Glines
10. The Son of Sobek by Rick Riordan
11. A Quest of Heroes by Morgan Rice
12. The Fall of Five by Pittacus Lore
13. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
14. A March of Kings by Morgan Rice
15. The Grimm Diaries Prequels volume 1- 6 by Cameron Jace
16. The Elite by Kiera Cass
17. A Feast of Dragons by Morgan Rice
18. Dork Diaries 6: Tales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker by Rachel Renée Russell
19. Confessions: The Private School Murders by James Patterson
20. Requiem by Lauren Oliver

Amazon notes that Roth, Riordan, and Kinney also took the top three spots in 2012.

Top 100 lists looking at the most popular books in different categories can be seen over on Amazon.

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