Books Read 2012

January 2, 2012
The Alloy of Law (Mistborn 4) - Brandon Sanderson
I practically read it cover to cover in one sitting. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
January 7, 2012
Nights of Villjamur (Legends of the Red Sun 1) - Mark Charan Newton
It was a bit of a chore to get through it. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
January 17, 2012
The Iron Jackal (Tales of the Ketty Jay 3) - Chris Wooding
The third book in the Ketty Jay series and the best yet. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
January 25, 2012
Unseen Academicals (Discworld 37) - Terry Pratchett
(Published 2009)
(AmazonIndie)
February 9, 2012
Rivers of London (Rivers of London 1) - Ben Aaronovitch
aka Midnight Riot
Urban fantasy set in London. Well written story where the protagonist is a constable instead of the usual outsider. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
February 13, 2012
Moon Over Soho (Rivers of London 2) - Ben Aaronovitch
Urban fantasy set in London. Well written story where the protagonist is a constable instead of the usual outsider. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
February 15, 2012
Vicious Circle (Felix Castor 2) - Mike Carey
This is a much stronger offering from Carey than the first book. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
February 15, 2012
Dead Men's Boots (Felix Castor 3) - Mike Carey
The writing is sharp, taking on the noir style without leaking over to parody. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
February 15, 2012
Thicker Than Water (Felix Castor 4) - Mike Carey
... it does not disappoint. Felix Castor the private-eye ex-exorcist has upped his game and seems to be the guy who specializes in demon control. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
February 15, 2012
The Last Dragonslayer (Last Dragonslayer 1) - Jasper Fforde
All told, not a great book, it is a light romp of a book, not on the scale of Pratchett, Asprin, or Tom Holt, but it was a fun read. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
February 21, 2012
The Naming of the Beasts (Felix Castor 5) - Mike Carey
It ties up a number of loose threads from the previous four books in a conclusive and action-packed way. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
March 23, 2012
In Hero Years I'm Dead - Michael A Stackpole
(AmazonIndie)
March 25, 2012
The Quiet War (The Quiet War 1) - Paul McAuley
(AmazonIndie)
March 27, 2012
Soulless (Parasol Protectorate 1) - Gail Carriger
(AmazonIndie)
April 1, 2012
Dead to Me (Simon Canderous 1) - Anton Strout
While I have the next three books I don't know if I have the stomach to read the next book let alone the rest of the series. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
April 5, 2012
Ready Player One - Ernest Cline
(AmazonIndie)
April 5, 2012
The Song of The Quarkbeast (Last Dragonslayer 2) - Jasper Fforde
It was a fun read. There were good mystery adventure elements as the hero, a 16 year old orphan fends off the predations of both the government and a competing magic company. (more)
(AmazonIndie)
April 13, 2012
The Bride Wore Black Leather (Nightside 12) - Simon R Green
(AmazonIndie)
April 19, 2012
Unholy Night - Seth Grahame-Smith
(AmazonIndie)
April 21, 2012
His Majesty's Dragon (Temeraire 1) - Naomi Novik
(AmazonIndie)
May 9, 2012
The Throne of Jade (Temeraire 2) - Naomi Novik
(AmazonIndie)
May 21, 2012
Black Powder War (Temeraire 3) - Naomi Novik
(AmazonIndie)
May 28, 2012
Empire of Ivory (Temeraire 4) - Naomi Novik
(AmazonIndie)
May 31, 2012
Victory of Eagles (Temeraire 5) - Naomi Novik
(AmazonIndie)
June 6, 2012
Tongues of Serpents (Temeraire 6) - Naomi Novik
(AmazonIndie)
June 8, 2012
Crucible of Gold (Temeraire 7) - Naomi Novik
(AmazonIndie)
June 10, 2012
Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy 1) - Mira Grant
(AmazonIndie)
June 13, 2012
Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy 2) - Mira Grant
(AmazonIndie)
June 17, 2012
Blackout (Newsflesh Trilogy 3) - Mira Grant
(AmazonIndie)
June 24, 2012
Tricked (Iron Druid Chronicles 4) - Kevin Hearne
(AmazonIndie)
June 26, 2012
Redshirts - John Scalzi
(AmazonIndie)
June 29, 2012
Whispers Under Ground (Rivers of London 3) - Ben Aaronovitch
(AmazonIndie)
July 13, 2012
The Long Earth (Long Earth 1) - Terry Pratchett; Stephen Baxter
(AmazonIndie)
July 13, 2012
The World of Poo - Terry Pratchett
Young Adult.
(AmazonIndie)
July 20, 2012
Changeless (Parasol Protectorate 2) - Gail Carriger
(AmazonIndie)
August 10, 2012
1Q84 - Haruki Murakami
(AmazonIndie)
August 18, 2012
The Apocalypse Codex (Laundry Files 4) - Charles Stross
(AmazonIndie)
August 25, 2012
Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d'Art - Christopher Moore
(AmazonIndie)
August 28, 2012
Blameless (Parasol Protectorate 3) - Gail Carriger
(AmazonIndie)
September 8, 2012
Gardens of the Sun (The Quiet War 2) - Paul McAuley
(AmazonIndie)
September 16, 2012
The Coldest War (Milkweed Triptych 2) - Ian Tregillis
(AmazonIndie)
October 1, 2012
The Woman Who Died a Lot (Thursday Next 7) - Jasper Fforde
(AmazonIndie)
October 12, 2012
Existence - David Brin
(AmazonIndie)
October 27, 2012
Dodger - Terry Pratchett
(AmazonIndie)
November 9, 2012
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker 1) - Paolo Bacigalupi
(AmazonIndie)
November 4, 2012
Red Country (First Law World 3) - Joe Abercrombie
(AmazonIndie)
November 10, 2012
Heartless (Parasol Protectorate 4) - Gail Carriger
(AmazonIndie)
November 19, 2012
The Hydrogen Sonata (Culture 10) - Iain M Banks
(AmazonIndie)
November 25, 2012
The Drowned Cities (Ship Breaker 2) - Paolo Bacigalupi
(AmazonIndie)
December 8, 2012
Railsea - China Mieville
(AmazonIndie)
December 17, 2012
Cold Days (Dresden Files 14) - Jim Butcher
(AmazonIndie)
December 19, 2012
Devil Said Bang (Sandman Slim 4) - Richard Kadrey
(AmazonIndie)
December 20, 2012
Old Man's War (Old Man's War 1) - John Scalzi
(AmazonIndie)