It Was A Very Good Year

Most of it, anyway.  Some days were damp and definitely subpar, and a couple weeks were frankly insane.  But all in all, 2012 was good to us.  And now (because it’s fun) here’s a list of our top-selling titles for 2012.  An * indicates a Canadian author.



1. Triggers, Robert J. Sawyer*

2. Above, Leah Bobet*

3. The Friday Society, Adrienne Kress*

4. The Way We Fall, Megan Crewe*

5. Silence, Michelle Sagara*

6. Distrust That Particular Flavor, William Gibson*

7. The Silvered, Tanya Huff*

8. Captain Vorpatril’s Alliance, Lois McMaster Bujold

9. Redshirts, John Scalzi

10. Pirate Cinema, Cory Doctorow*

(Oh, Canada! Check out all those asterixes.  Asterices?)


Trade Paperback

1. Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi

2. Who Is The Doctor, Graeme Burk & Robert Smith?*

3. Lilith’s Brood, Octavia Butler

4. Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick

5. Blindsight, Peter Watts*

6. Mindscan, Robert J. Sawyer*

7. Rollback, Robert J. Sawyer*

8. Cyberabad Days, Ian McDonald

9. Eutopia, David Nickle*

10. Starling, Lesley Livingston*


Mass Market

1. Spin, Robert Charles Wilson*

2. Wonder, Robert J. Sawyer*

3. Neuromancer, William Gibson*

4. I Am Legend, Richard Matheson

5. The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss

6. Midnight Riot, Ben Aaronovitch

7. Bitter Seeds, Ian Tregillis

8. Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, N.K. Jemisin

9. Whispers Under Ground, Ben Aaronovitch

10. Discount Armageddon, Seanan McGuire

(Yes, Rothfuss is STILL on this list. Interestingly, Martin is not)


So.  Whaddya think of that?

One Response to “It Was A Very Good Year”

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