You've seen the bottom 25 of our Top 50 Books of 2013—now it's time to reveal the top 25—and our #1. Drumroll please . . .

goldfinch1. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
2. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
3. Tenth of December by George Saunders
4. The Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
5. The Son by Philipp Meyer


We are all completely6. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler
7. Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
8. The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
9. The Love Song of Jonny Valentine by Teddy Wayne
10. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson


mebefore11. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
12. Cartwheel by Jennifer duBois
13. The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. by Adelle Waldman
14. The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell
15. & Sons by David Gilbert


fivedaysmemorial16. Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
17. Longbourn by Jo Baker
18. The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
19. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
20. The Death of Santini by Pat Conroy


blueplatespecial21. Blue Plate Special by Kate Christensen
22. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
23. Night Film by Marisha Pessl
24. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
25. NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

View our complete Best Books of 2013 list, and find more Best Books of 2013 coverage on the blog.

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