2012 Book Index


A list of the books I have read during  2012 sorted by author.

Reference

Statistics

Publishers

  • Ace – 11
  • Amazon Digital Service – 2
  • Angry robot – 3
  • Aspect – 1
  • Audible – 1
  • Audible Frontiers – 17
  • Backstone – 1
  • Baen – 31
  • Balzer Bray – 1
  • Brilliance Audio – 3
  • Century – 1
  • DAW – 4
  • Del Rey – 5
  • E-Reads – 1
  • Eos – 1
  • Harper Collins – 5
  • Harper Voyager – 1
  • Macmillan Audio – 2
  • Monico – 1
  • Mundania Press – 1
  • Night Shade – 1
  • Orbit – 4
  • Orion – 1
  • Penguin – 14
  • Pyr -7
  • Random House – 2
  • Recorded Books – 1
  • Roc – 2
  • Solaris – 2
  • Tantor Audio – 7
  • Tor – 6
  • Wela förlag – 1

First Published Year

  • 2012 – 50
  • 2011 – 12
  • 2010 – 10
  • 2009 – 4
  • 2008 – 6
  • 2007 – 6
  • 2006 – 8
  • 2005 – 5
  • 2004 – 6
  • 2003 – 6
  • 2002 – 2
  • 2001 – 4
  • 2000 – 5
  • 1999 – 2
  • 1998 – 1
  • 1997 – 2
  • 1996 – 4
  • 1995 – 3
  • 1994 – 1
  • 1989 – 3
  • 1988 – 1
  • 1986 – 1
  • 1981 – 1
  • 1980 – 1
  • 1962 – 1
  • 1959 – 1

Breakdown

  • 140 books read/listen to
  • reviews of books read 2012 (3) 2011 (0), 2010 (0)
  • 140 new to me and 0 re-reads
  • 96 science fiction (51 military science fiction, 6 first contact, 6 space opera, 2 cyberpunk, 2 young adult)
  • 37 fantasy (9 military fantasy, 19 urban fantasy)
  • 1 steam punk
  • 0 speculative fiction
  • 6 other fiction
  • 19 by female authors and 123 by male authors
  • 119 books in a series read
  • 38 printed books, 53 e-book and 48 audio books
  • 109 bought by me, 0 free online, 5 loan from friends, 23 from planetBaen and 3 review copies

Anthologies & Collaborations

David Drake & Thomas T. Thomas
Crisis of Empire
1. An Honorable Defense (Baen 1988)

David Weber & Jane Lindskold
Stephanie Harrington (YA)
2. Fire Season (Baen 2012)

Names in alphabetic order

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Anderson, Taylor
Destroyermen
1. Into the Storm (Trantor Audio 2008) – uk us audible
2. Crusade (Trantor Audio 2008) – uk us audible
3. Maelstrom (Trantor Audio 2009) – uk us audible
4. Distant Thunders (Trantor Audio 2010) – uk us audible
5. Rising Tides (Trantor Audio 2011) – uk us audible
6. Firestorm (Trantor Audio 2011) – uk us audible

Anderton, Jo
The Veiled Worlds
2. Suited (Angry Robots 2012)

Ashby, Madeline
The Machine Dynasty
1. vN (Angry Robot 2012)

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Brown, Eric
Helix
1. Helix (Solaris 2007)

Butcher, Jim
The Dresden Files
1. Storm Front (Penguin 2000)
2. Fool Moon (Penguin 2001)
3. Grave Peril (Penguin 2001)
4. Summer Knight (Penguin 2002)
5. Death Masks (Penguin 2003)
6. Blood Rites (Penguin 2004)
7. Dead Beat (Penguin 2005)
8. Proven Guilty (Penguin 2006)
9. White Light (Penguin 2007)
10. Small Favor (Penguin 2008)
11. Turn Coat (Penguin 2009)
12. Changes (Penguin 2010)
13. Ghost Story (2011)
14. Cold Days (2012)

Bujold, Lois McMaster
Vorkosigan Saga
15. Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance (Baen 2012)

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Campbell, Jack
JAG in Space
1. A Just Determination (Audible Frontiers 2012, 1st 2003 by John G. Hemry) – uk us audible
2. Burden of Proof  (Audible Frontiers 2012, 1st 2004) – uk uk audible
3. Rule of Evidence (Audible Frontiers 2012, 1st 2005 by John G. Hemry) – us uk audible
4. Against All Enemies (Audible Frontiers 2012, 1st 2006 by John G. Hemry) – us uk audible
Lost Stars
1. Tarnished Knight (Ace 2012)
Beyond the Frontier
2. Invincible (Baen 2012)

Canavan, Trudi
Traitor Spy Trilogy
3. The Traitor Queen (Orbit 2012)

Cassutt, Michael
The Star Country (Audible Frontiers 2012, 1st 1986)  – uk us audible

Cline, Ernest
Ready Player One (Century 2011) – debut

Cole, Myke
Shadow Ops
1. Control Point (Recorded Books 2011) – debut  uk us audible

Corey, James S. A.
The Expanse
2. Caliban’s War (Orbit 2012)

Correia, Larry
Monster Hunter International
1. Monster Hunter International (Audible Frontiers 2011, 1st 2009)
2. Monster Hunter Vendetta (Audible Frontiers 2011, 1st 2010)
3. Monster Hunter Alpha (Audible Frontiers 2011, 1st 2011)
4. Monster Hunter Legion (Audible Frontiers 2012, 1st 2012)

Czerneda, Julie E.
Web Shifters
1. Beholders Eye (Daw 1998)
2. Changing Vision (Daw 2000)
3. Hidden in Sight (Daw 2003)

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Dalmas, John
The Higuchian Series
The Lizard War (Baen 1989)

Daniel, Tony
Guardian of Night (Baen) debut – uk us

Dickson, Gordon R.
Chide Cycle
1. Dorsai! (Ace 1959)
2. Necromancer (Ace 1962)

Dietz, William C.
Bodyguard (E-Reads 2010, 1st 1994)
Legion of the Damned
0.1 Andromeda’s Fall (Ace)
4. By Force of Arms (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 2000)
5. For More Than Glory (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 2003)
6. For Those Who Fell (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 2004)
7. When All Seems Lost (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 2007)
8. When Duty Calls (Audible Frontier 2010, 1st 2008)
9. A Fighting Chance (Audible Frontier 2011, 1st 2011)

Douglas, Ian
Star Carrier
3. Singularity (Harper Voyager 2012) – amazon uk us
Bloodstar
1. Star Corpsman (Eos 2012)

Drake, David
RNC
9. The Road of Danger (Baen 2012) – uk us

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Fenn, Jaine
Hidden Empire universe
Downside Girls (Monico 2012)

Flynn, Michael
Firestar
1. Firestar (Blackstone 2012, 1st 1996)
Firestar Future
3. In the Lion’s Mouth (Tor) – uk us

Foster, Alan Dean
The Dig (Aspect 1997, 1st 1995)
Tripping Point
1. The Human Blend (Del Rey 2010)

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Gardener, James Alan
League of Peoples
1.Expendable (Harper Collins 2009, 1st 1997)
2. Vigilant (Harper Collins 2007, 1st 1999)
3. Hunted (Harper Collins 2009, 1st 2000)
4. Ascending (Harper Collins 2009, 1st 2001)
5. Radiant (Harper Collins 2009, 1st 2005)

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Hammond, Warren
Juno Mozambe 
3. Kop Killer (Tor 2012)

Hogan, James P.
The Legend That Was Earth (Baen, 2000)

Hoyt, Sarah A.
Darkship Thieves
2. Darkship Renegades (Baen 2012)

Hudner, Kennedy
Alarm of War (Amazon 2012)

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J

Johnson, Jean
Theirs Not To Reason Why
1. A Soldier’s Duty (Ace 2011)
2. An Officer’s Duty (Ace 2012)

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Koch, Gini
Katherine “Kitty” Katt
5. Alien Diplomacy (Amazon Digital Service 2012)
6. Alien vs. Alien (DAW 2012)

G. J. Koch
Alexander Outland: Space Pirate (Night Shade 2012)

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Larson, B. V.
Star Force
4. Conquest (Audible Frontiers 2012) – uk us audible
5
Battle Station (Audible Frontiers 2012)

Lerner, Edward M.
– Energized (Tor 2012)

Long, Nathan
Jane Carver 
1. Jane Carver of Waar (Baen 2012)
2. Swords of Waar (Baen 2012)

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McCarthy, T. C.
Subterrene War
2. Exogen (Orbit 2012) – uk us

Mandanna Sungu
The Lost Girl (Balzer Bray 2012)

Moon, Elizabeth
Paladin’s Legacy
3. Echoes of Betrayal (Orbit 2012) – uk us

Morgan, Richard K.
Takeshi Kovacs
1. Altered Carbons (Orion 2002)

Murakami, Haruki
1Q84 (Audible 2012)

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Name, Mark L. van
Jon & Lobo
5. No Going Back (Baen 2012) – uk us

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P

Patton, Brett
Armor Wars
1. Mecha Corps (Roc 2012)
2. Mecha Rogue (Roc 2012)

Phillips, Richard
The Rho Agenda
1. The Second Ship (Brilliance Audio 2012, 1st 2006)
2. Immune (Brilliance Audio 2012)

Pohl, Fredrik
– Homegoing (Del Rey 1989)

Pournelle, Jerry
CoDominion
King David’s Starship (Baen 2010, 1st 1981)

Price, E. Hoffman
Operation Series
1. Operation Misfit (Del Ray 1980)

Priest, Cherie
Clockwork Century
4. Ganymede (Tor 2011)

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Remic, Andy
The Anarchy
1. Theme Planet (Solaris 2011)  – uk us

Ringo, John
Special Circumstances
1. Princess of Wands (Audible Frontiers 2012, 1st 2006) – uk us audible
2. Queen of Wands (Audible Frontiers 2012)
Paladin of Shadows
1. Ghost (Baen 2005)
2. Kildar (Baen 2006)
3. Choosers of the Slain (Baen 2006)
4. Unto the Breach (Baen 2006)
5. A Deeper Blue (2007)
6. Tiger by The Tail (Baen 2012)
The Council Wars
1. There Will Be Dragons (Baen 2003)
2. Emerald Sea (Baen 2004)
3. Against The Tide (Baen 2005)
4. East of The Sun, West of The Moon (Baen 2006)

Roberson, Chris
Further: Beyond the Threshold (Brilliance 2012)

Rosen, Selina
Queen of Denial (Baen 1999)

Rosenman, John B.
Beyond Those Distant Stars (Mundania Press 2003)

Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
Diving
3. Boneyards (Pyr 2012) – uk us

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Sanderson, Brandon
Mistborn
1. The Final Empire (Macmillan Audio 2009, 1st 2006)
2. The Well of Ascension (Macmillan Audio 2009, 1st 2007)
3. The Hero of Ages (Macmillan Audio 2011, 2008)

Sawyer, Robert J.
Illegal Alien (ACE 2012, 1st 1997)

Shepherd, Joel
Cassandra Kresnov
1. Crossover (Pyr 2010, 1st 2001)
2. Breakaway (Pyr 2007, 1st 2003)
3. Killswitch (Pyr 2004)
A Trial of Blood and Steel
1. Sasha (Pyr 2007)
2. Petrodor (Pyr 2008)
3. Tracato (Pyr 2009)

Shepherd, Mike
Kris Longknife
3.5 Training Daze (Ace 2010)
9.5 Welcome Home / Go Away (Ace 2012)
10. Furious (Ace 2012)

Sikter, David
 Autogenesis by David Sikter (Wela 2012) – review copy

Simmons, Kristen
Ember
1. Article 5 (Tor 2012) – uk us  

Stirling S. M.
Draka
4. Drakon (Baen 1996)

Swann, S. Andrew
Hostile Takeover
1. Profiteer (Daw 1995)
2. Partisan (Daw 1995)
3. Revolutionary (Daw 1996)

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Tallerman, David
Giant Thief (Angry robot 2011) – review copy

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Weber, David
Safehold
6. Midst Toil and Tribulation (Tor 2012)
Bahzell
1. Oath of Swords (Baen 1995)
2. The War God’s Own (Baen 1998)
3. Wind Rider’s Oath (Baen 2004)
4. War Maid’s Choice (Baen 2012)

Williamson, Michael Z.
Freehold: Ripple Creek
3. When Diplomacy Fails (Baen 2012)

Wilson, Daniel H.
Robocalypse (Random House 2011)
Amped (Random House 2012)

 

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