Sunday, January 01, 2012

2012: The Year in Books

Count: 84 (as of December 31, 2012).

Joe Abercrombie: The Blade Itself (The First Law Trilogy 01) (September).

Saladin Ahmed: Throne of the Crescent Moon (February). Engraved on the Eye (October).

Anthony Bourdain, et al: Get Jiro! (July)

Dick Camp: The Devil Dogs at Belleau Wood: U.S. Marines in World War I (September).

Arthur C. Clarke: The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 01: History Lesson (December).

James S.A. Corey: Leviathan Wakes (July).

Myke Cole: Shadow Ops: Control Point (February).

Glen Cook: The Black Company (October). Shadows Linger (October). The White Rose (October).

Bernard Cornwall: Sharpe's Rifles (September).

Samuel R. Delany: 1984 (May). Heavenly Breakfast: An Essay on the Winter of Love (May). Empire Star (May).

Samuel R. Delany (author) and Howard V. Chaykin (illustrator): Empire (May).

Samuel R. Delany (author) and Mia Wolff (illustrator): Bread & Wine: An Erotic Tale of New York (April).

David Drake: With the Lightnings (August). Lt. Leary, Commanding (August). The Far Side of the Stars (August). The Way to Glory (September). Some Golden Harbor (September). When the Tide Rises (December). In the Stormy Red Sky (December). What Distant Deeps (December). The Road of Danger (December).

David F. Duffy: How to Build an Android: The True Story of Philip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection (September).

Harlan Ellison: Harlan 101: Encountering Ellison (January).

Phil and Kaja Foglio: Girl Genius 11: Agatha Heterodyne and the Hammerless Bell (December).

Neil Gaiman: Sandman 08: Worlds' End (March). Sandman 09: The Kindly Ones (October) Sandman 10: The Wake (November) (previous review here). Neil Gaiman's Midnight Days Deluxe Edition (September). YEAR-END MARATHON ATTEMPT: Sandman 01: Preludes & Nocturnes (December). Sandman 02: The Doll's House (December). Sandman 03: Dream Country (December). Sandman 04: Season of Mists (December). Sandman 05: A Game of You (December). Sandman 06: Fables & Reflections (December). Sandman 07: Brief Lives (December). Sandman 08: World's End (December). Sandman 09: The Kindly Ones (December). Sandman 10: The Wake (December).

William Gibson: Distrust that Particular Flavor (January).

Doyle D. Glass: Lions of Medina: The Marines of Charlie Company and Their Brotherhood of Valor (March).

Mira Grant: Feed (June). Deadline (July).

Philip Keith: Blackhorse Riders (December).

Francis Launet: Unspeakable Vault (of Doom) (October).

Nevin Martell: Looking for Calvin and Hobbes: The Unconventional Story of Bill Watterson and his Revolutionary Comic Strip (September).

George R.R. Martin: A Dance With Dragons (July).

Kevin Mervin: Weekend Warrior (August).

China Mieville: Embassytown (July).

Patton Oswalt: Zombie Spaceship Wasteland (February).

Mark Owen and Kevin Maurer: No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy Seal—The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden (September).

Jeff Patterson: The Solstice Chronicles (December).

Terry Pratchett: Guards! Guards! (August). Men at Arms (August).

John Ringo: Live Free or Die (November).

Stan Sakai: Usagi Yojimbo 07: Gen's Story (September); Usagi Yojimbo 08: Shades of Death (November); Usagi Yojimbo 09: Daisho (November); Usagi Yojimbo 10: The Brink of Life and Death (November).

Lewis Sorley: A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam (March).

Allen Steele: Angel of Europa (April).

Neal Stephenson: Reamde (January).

Howard Tayler: The Tube of Happiness (Schlock Mercenary 01) (March). The Teraport Wars (Schlock Mercenary 02) (March) Under New Management (Schlock Mercenary 03) (April) The Blackness Between (Schlock Mercenary 04) (April) The Scrapyard of Insufferable Arrogance (Schlock Mercenary 05) (May) Resident Mad Scientist (Schlock Mercenary 06) (May) Emperor Pius Dei (Schlock Mercenary 07) (May) The Sharp End of the Stick (Schlock Mercenary 08) (May) The Body Politic (Schlock Mercenary 09) (May) The Longshoreman of the Apocalypse (Schlock Mercenary 10) (June). Massively Parallel (Schlock Mercenary 11) (June) Force Multiplication (Schlock Mercenary 12) (June) The Sharp End of the Stick (Schlock Mercenary 08) (paper version) (December) (previous review here) (follow-on review here).

J.R.R. Tolkien: The Fellowship of the Ring (November).

Jo Walton: Among Others (July).

David Weber: On Basilisk Station (April).

Jim Zub: Skullkickers Treasure Trove (Volume 01) (April).

CAN'T SAY: CAN'T SAY (proofread a book for a friend) (April).

1 comment:

Paul Weimer said...

And only one book of overlap between us to date. Hunh.