Best Fantasy of 2013

The best Fantasy published in 2013. This can include Fantasy, YA & MG Fantasy, and Urban Fantasy.

This list includes books nominated in the Best Fantasy, Paranormal, and YA Fantasy categories of the Goodreads Choice Awards 2013 and those featured on Fantasy-Faction's Best of 2013 List. Please only add books with at least 500 ratings.

Best Fantasy By Year:
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

Other Fantasy Lists of Note:
Best Fantasy of the 2010s
Best Fantasy Books of the 21st Century
All Fantasy with at least 100,000 ratings
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4.53 avg rating — 123,882 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 57,585 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 48,730 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 96,257 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 49,661 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 167,255 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 546,755 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 33,988 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 23,810 ratings
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4.54 avg rating — 336,377 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 35,910 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 56,567 ratings
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4.56 avg rating — 403,357 ratings
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4.44 avg rating — 53,944 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 26,531 ratings
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4.47 avg rating — 93,706 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 520,867 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 69,322 ratings
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4.46 avg rating — 31,660 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 17,730 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 463,041 ratings
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4.53 avg rating — 53 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 115,102 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 35,917 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 14,655 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 99,875 ratings
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4.30 avg rating — 14,838 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 162,920 ratings
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4.42 avg rating — 35,173 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 70,224 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 40,803 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 30,117 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 9,835 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 2,428 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 41,083 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 46,144 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 14,360 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 386 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 112 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 95 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 1,575 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 18,895 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 3,486 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 59 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 5,411 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1,106 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 319 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 36,675 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 7,037 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 1,932 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 8,604 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 2,549 ratings
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3.63 avg rating — 4,496 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 2,863 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 5,131 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 27,233 ratings
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56 books · 133 voters · list created July 14th, 2013 by Allison (votes) .
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message 1: by Christopher (new)

Christopher D How can these be your choice of the best books of 2013 if you gave one 3 out 5 stars?

Even if you go by 2 to the power n when 2= a star, that would make 3-starts the 87.5 percentile; and usually these are more liner, with approximately as many being willing to underrate as overrate and to not overrate as to not underrate; but even at 87.5 that would mean out of every 8 books there would be one out there and there couldn't have been more than 115 fantasy books done, when in fact there were 1000's.

Now I realize that some editor might have different standards than the general public: saleability, fitting within certain defined niches, and that the ppl who come to your cite don't necessarily represent such groups and that there are at least dozen of niches and only 8-voters; but that would only point out a flaw in your voting system, and when a place makes small mistakes systematic mistakes they make, large systematic mistakes as well.


message 2: by Artemas (new)

Artemas By the gods. Paranormal really needs to be its own category. That way their volumes won't keep polluting all the other fantasy polls.


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