2012 Reading List

2012 Reading List, the size of the yearly list starts to ramp up here as I got settled into my career job that included a 45-60 minute bus commute each direction plus breaks, this is nearly my peak year (which is 2013) but it really does highlight how much reading you can get done when you have some dedicated time.

01 Empire in Black and Gold, by Adrian Tchaikovsky (Fantasy)
02 The Crown of the Conqueror, by Gav Thorpe (Fantasy)
03 Reamde, by Neal Stephenson (Fiction)
04 Half-Blood Blues, by Esi Edugyan (Fiction)
05 The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane, by Katherine Howe (Modern Fantasy)
06 The Blood King, by Gail Z Martin (Fantasy)
07 Hawkwood and the Kings, by Paul Kearney (Fantasy)
08 The Truth of Valor, by Tanya Huff (Scifi)
09 The Adamantine Palace, by Stephen Deas (Fantasy)
10 The Frightened Man, by Kenneth Cameron (Fiction)
11 Century of the Soldier, by Paul Kearney (Fantasy)
12 The King of the Crags, by Stephen Deas (Fantasy)
13 Dark Haven, by Gail Z Martin (Fantasy)
14 Dark Lady’s Chosen, by Gail Z Martin (Fantasy)
15 The Unremembered, by Peter Orullian (Fantasy)
16 The Crippled God, by Stephen Erikson (Fantasy)
17 Free Pirates for Hire, by Eric C Geary (Fantasy)
18 The Lost Gate, by Orson Scott Card (Fantasy)
19 The King’s Bastard, by Rowena Cory Daniels (Fantasy)
20 A Madness of Angels, by Kate Griffin (Urban Fantasy)
21 The Prodigal Mage, by Karen Miller (Fantasy)
22 The Ten Thousand, by Paul Kearney (Fantasy)
23 The Uncrowned King, by Rowena Cory Daniels (Fantasy)
24 Blackstaff, by Steve Schend (Fantasy)
25 Den of Thieves, by David Chandler (Fantasy)
26 Mona Lisa Overdrive, by William Gibson (Sci-fi)
27 Age of Aztec, by James Lovegrove (Godpunk)
28 The Usurper, Rowena Cory Daniells (Fantasy)
29 The Astronomer, by Lawrence Goldstone (Historical Fiction)
30 Oryx and Crake, by Margaret Atwood (Sci-fi)
31 The Burning Land, by Bernard Cornwell (Fantasy)
32 Pandora’s Star, by Peter F Hamilton (Sci-fi)
33 A Blight of Mages, by Karen Miller (Fantasy)
34 The Dreaming Void, by Peter F Hamilton (Sci-fi)
35 Night of Knives, by Ian C Esslemont (Fantasy)
36 The Temporal Void, by Peter F Hamilton (Sci-fi)
37 The Evolutionary Void, by Peter F Hamilton (Sci-fi)
38 Hidden Empire, by Kevin J Anderson (Sci-fi)
39 The Alchemist of Souls, by Anne Lyle (Fantasy)
40 A Forest of Stars, by Kevin J Anderson (Sci-fi)
41 Horizon Storms, by Kevin J Anderson (Sci-fi)
42 Bury Elminster Deep, by Ed Greenwood (Fantasy)
42 Phoenix Rising, by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris (Steampunk)
44 Return of the Crimson Guard, by Ian C Esslemont (Fantasy)
45 Lord of the Rose, by Douglas Niles (Fantasy)
46 The Janus Affair, by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris (Steampunk)
47 Ex-Kop, by Warren Hammond (Sci-fi)
48 Magebane, by Lee Arthur Chane (Fantasy)
49 Scattered Suns, by Kevin J Anderson (Sci-fi)
50 Of Fire and Night, by Kevin J. Anderson (Sci-fi)
51 Metal Swarm, by Kevin J. Anderson (Sci-fi)
52 The Runelords, by David Farland (Fantasy)
53 Stonewielder, by Ian C Esslemont (Fantasy)
54 Sixty-one Nails, by Mike Shevdon (Urban Fantasy)
55 Hellhole, by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson (Sci-fi)
56 How Firm a Foundation, by David Weber (Sci-fi/Fantasy)
57 Bite Me, by Christopher Moore (Modern Fantasy)
58 The Way of Kings, by Brandon Sanderson (Fantasy)
59 Prince of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence (Fantasy)
60 Whitechapel Gods, by S.M. Peters (Steampunk)
61 Eyes to See, by Josephe Nassise (Paranormal Fiction)
62 Ill Wind, by Kevin J Anderson and Doug Beason (Sci-fi)
63 Kings of Morning, by Paul Kearney (Fantasy)
64 Blackbirds, by Chuck Wendig (Modern Fantasy)
65 The Sworn, by Gail Z Martin (Fantasy)
66 The Road to Bedlam, by Mike Shevdon (Modern Fantasy)
67 Strangeness and Charm, by Mike Shevdon (Modern Fantasy)
68 The Dread, by Gail Z Martin (Fantasy)
69 Mockingbird, by Chuck Wendig (Modern Fantasy)
70 The Dragon’s Nine Sons, by Chris Roberson (Sci-fi)
71 Besieged, by Rowena Cory Daniells (Fantasy)
72 Honour and the Sword, by A.L. Berridge (Historical Fiction)
73 Earth Strike: Star Carrier, by Ian Douglas (Sci-fi)
74 The Swan Thieves, by Elizabeth Kostova (Fiction)
75 The Great Hunt, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
76 The Dragon Reborn, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
77 The Shadow Rising, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
78 A Thief in the Night, by David Chandler (Fantasy)
79 The Fires of Heaven, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
80 Lord of Chaos, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
81 A Crown of Swords, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
82 The Path of Daggers, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
83 Winter’s Heart, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
84 Crossroads of Twilight, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
85 Knife of Dreams, by Robert Jordan (Fantasy)
86 The Gathering Storm, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (Fantasy)
87 Towers of Midnight, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson (Fantasy)
88 Honor Among Thieves, by David Chandler (Fantasy)
89 The Highest Frontier, by Joan Slonczewski (Sci-fi)
90 Dust and Steel, by Patrick Mercer (Historical Fiction)
91 The Holy Thief, by William Ryan (Fiction)
92 Necropath, by Eric Brown (Sci-fi)

Author: Dan Ruffolo

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