2012 Books

Books read in 2012, with links to reviews and/or reactions, if applicable.

January – 5
Favorite: Howl’s Moving Castle

1. The Dream by Émile Zola
2. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (audio)
3. Castle in the Air by Diana Wynne Jones (audio)
4. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
5. House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones (audio)

February – 12
Favorite: Conrad’s Fate

6. Je L’Aimais by Anna Gavalda
7. Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones
8. The Lives of Christopher Chant by Diana Wynne Jones
9. Mindless Eating by Brian Wansink (audio)
10. The Future of Us by Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler
11. Cakes and Ale by William Somerset Maugham
12. The Magicians of Caprona by Diana Wynne Jones
13. Witch Week by Diana Wynne Jones
14. Conrad’s Fate by Diana Wynne Jones
15. The Pinhoe Egg by Diana Wynne Jones
16. Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume
17. Mixed Magics by Diana Wynne Jones

March – 6
Favorite: Mistborn: The Final Empire

18. Divergent by Veronica Roth
19. Dead to You by Lisa McMann
20. Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
21. The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories by Multiple Authors
22. The Time of the Ghost by Diana Wynne Jones
23. The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson (audio)

April – 4
Favorite: The Hero of Ages

24. Phantom Fortune by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
25. The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson
26. The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson
27. Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones

May – 8
Favorite: Faithful Place

28. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson
29. Sons and Lovers by DH Lawrence
30. Faithful Place by Tana French (audio)
31. Thumped by Megan McCafferty
32. Pavilion of Women by Pearl S. Buck
33. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami (audio)
34. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling
35. Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

June – 6
Favorite: Second Chance Summer

36. The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
37. The Magicians by Lev Grossman
38. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
39. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
40. The Magician’s Assistant by Ann Patchett
41. Wonder Show by Hannah Barnaby

July – 10
Favorite: Elantris

42. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
43. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling
44. Miracle by Elizabeth Scott
45. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
46. Medea by Euripides
47. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling
48. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by JK Rowling
49. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
50. The Vision by Jen Nadol
51. The Weight of the Nation by John Hoffman and Judith Salerno

August – 7
Favorite: Seraphina

52. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
53. The Prestige by Christopher Priest (audio)
54. Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones (audio)
55. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (audio)
56. The Sigh by Marjane Satrapi
57. The New Rules of Lifting for Women by Lou Schuler
58. Wild Seed by Octavia Butler

September – 4
Favorite: Gentlemen and Players

59. I am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley
60. Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris (audio)
61. The Uninvited by Tim Wynne-Jones (audio)
62. Every Day by David Levithan

October – 13
Favorite: The Night Circus

63. Insomnia by Stephen King
64. The Metabolic Effect Diet by Jade and Keoni Teta
65. The Casual Vacancy by JK Rowling
66. Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb (audio)
67. Mind of my Mind by Octavia Butler
68. Emma (vol 1) by Kaoru Mori
69. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
70. Legion by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
71. Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
72. Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr
73. The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (audio)
74. Son by Lois Lowry
75. East of the Sun by Julia Gregson (audio)

November – 3
Favorite: Days of Blood and Starlight

76. Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
77. The Mostly True Story of Jack by Kelly Barnhill
78. The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown (audio)

December – 6
Favorite: Shadow and Bone

79. Reached by Ally Condie
80. Conditions by Greg Schroeder
81. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (audio)
82. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
83. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
84. The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

Favorite books of 2012:
Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (audio)
Mistborn (Final Empire, Well of Ascension, Hero of Ages) by Brandon Sanderson
Elantris by Brandon Sanderson
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Runner-up: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (audio)
Runner-up: Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
Runner-up: Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris (audio)

End of Year Stats: 2012 in Books

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