on list
1) Snuff, Terry Pratchett (Harper) 2 4
2) Reamde, Neal Stephenson (Morrow) 3 1
3) The Alloy of Law, Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 1
4) Inheritance, Christopher Paolini (Knopf) 1
5) A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam) 5 2
6) The Night Eternal, Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan (Morrow) 2 7
7) The Omen Machine, Terry Goodkind (Tor) 3
8) Aloha from Hell, Richard Kadrey (Harper Voyager) 1
9) The Children of the Sky, Vernor Vinge (Tor) 2 3
10) In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination, Margaret Atwood (Doubleday/Talese) 2 10
1) A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 17 3
*) A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 14 1
3) A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 14 4
4) A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 13 2
5) Echo, Jack McDevitt (Ace) 1
6) Towers of Midnight, Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 2 5
7) Kris Longknife: Daring, Mike Shepherd (Ace) 2 10
8) The Doomsday Vault, Steven Harper (Roc) 1
9) The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien (Del Rey) 30
10) World War Z, Max Brooks (Three Rivers Press) 1
1) World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, Max Brooks (Three Rivers Press) 26 5
2) Enter, Night, Michael Rowe (ChiZine) 1
*) Ganymede, Cherie Priest (Tor) 2 1
4) The Revenge of the Dwarves, Markus Heitz (Orbit) 1
5) A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Bantam) 1
1) Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan, Drew Karpyshyn (LucasBooks) 1
2) Star Wars: Riptide, Paul S. Kemp (Del Rey) 2 2
3) Star Trek: Enterprise: The Romulan War: To Brave the Storm, Michael A. Martin (Pocket) 1
4) Star Trek: Mirror Universe: Rise Like Lions, David Mack (Pocket) 1
5) Star Wars: The Jedi Path, Daniel Wallace (Chronicle) 3 3
1) Halo: Glasslands, Karen Traviss (Tor) 2 3
2) Forgotten Realms: Neverwinter: Neverwinter Saga, Book II, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 2 1
3) Warhammer 40K: The Horus Heresy: The Outcast Dead, Graham McNeill (Black Library) 2 4
4) Forgotten Realms: Gauntlgrym: Neverwinter, Book I, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast) 2 2
5) Warhammer 40,000: Nocturne, Nick Kyme (Black Library) 1


Terry Pratchett’s Snuff moved into first place on the hardcover list, dropping Reamde by Neal Stephenson to second place. The new runner-up was Scholar by L.E. Modesitt, Jr. (Tor) with 41 titles nominated, down a bit from last month’s 43.

George R.R. Martin continues his reign over the paperback list, with A Game of Thrones taking first place and A Storm of Swords taking second. The new runner-up was Magic on the Line by Devon Monk (Roc) with 49 titles nominated, up from last month’s 43.

World War Z by Max Brooks moved up to first place on the trade paperback list this month. The new runner-up was The Cold Commands by Richard K. Morgan (Gollancz). There were 36 titles nominated, up a bit from last month’s 34.

Star Wars: Old Republic: Revan by Drew Karpyshyn was first on the media-related titles this month, and there was no new runner-up. There were only 10 titles nominated, down significantly from last month’s 20.

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss took top honors in the gaming-related titles, and there was no new runner-up. There were 9 titles nominated, down from 15 last month.

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Compiled with data from

Bakka-Phoenix Books (Canada),

Barnes & Noble (USA),

Borderlands (CA),

McNally Robinson (2 in Canada),

Mysterious Galaxy

Toadstool (2 in NH),

White Dwarf (Canada).

Data period: November 2011.


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