|1)||Snuff, Terry Pratchett (Harper)||3||1|
|2)||Reamde, Neal Stephenson (Morrow)||4||2|
|3)||A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam)||6||5|
|4)||The Children of the Sky, Vernor Vinge (Tor)||3||9|
|5)||The Alloy of Law, Brandon Sanderson (Tor)||2||3|
|6)||Inheritance, Christopher Paolini (Knopf)||2||4|
|7)||Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs (Quirk)||2||–|
|8)||The Omen Machine, Terry Goodkind (Tor)||4||7|
|9)||The Night Eternal, Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan (Morrow)||3||6|
|10)||Seed, Rob Ziegler (Night Shade Books)||1||–|
|1)||A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||15||3|
|2)||A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||18||1|
|3)||A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||15||1|
|4)||A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||14||4|
|5)||The Lost Gate, Orson Scott Card (Tor)||1||–|
|6)||Under the Vale and Other Tales of Valdemar, Mercedes Lackey, ed. (DAW)||1||–|
|7)||Fate’s Edge, Ilona Andrews (Ace)||1||–|
|8)||Pale Demon, Kim Harrison (Harper Voyager)||1||–|
|9)||The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien (Del Rey)||31||9|
|10)||The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW)||7||–|
|1)||All Clear, Connie Willis (Ballantine Spectra)||1||–|
|2)||The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade Books)||14||–|
|3)||Blackout, Connie Willis (Ballantine Spectra)||6||–|
|4)||Ganymede, Cherie Priest (Tor)||6||–|
|*)||The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead, Max Brooks (Three Rivers Press)||14||–|
|1)||Star Wars: Shadow Games, Michael Reaves & Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff (LucasBooks)||1||–|
|2)||Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan, Drew Karpyshyn (LucasBooks)||2||1|
|3)||Star Trek: Mirror Universe: Rise Like Lions, David Mack (Pocket)||2||4|
|4)||Star Wars: Riptide, Paul S. Kemp (Del Rey)||3||2|
|5)||Star Wars: The Jedi Path, Daniel Wallace (Chronicle)||4||5|
|1)||Halo: Glasslands, Karen Traviss (Tor)||3||1|
|2)||Forgotten Realms: Neverwinter: Neverwinter Saga, Book II, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast)||3||2|
|3)||Halo: Cryptum, Greg Bear (Tor)||7||–|
|*)||Warhammer 40,000: The Gildar Rift, Sarah Cawkwell (Black Library)||1||–|
|5)||Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Oliver Bowden (Ace)||1||–|
|*)||Warhammer 40,000: The Horus Heresy: Deliverance Lost, Gav Thorpe (Black Library)||1||–|
Terry Pratchett’s Snuff stayed at first place on the hardcover list, and Reamde by Neal Stephenson also remained in second place. The new runner-up was The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (Doubleday) with 50 titles nominated, up from last month’s 41.
George R.R. Martin still holds the throne on the paperback list, with A Clash of Kings taking the crown and A Game of Thrones next in line. The new runner-up was Broken Blade by Kelly McCullough (Ace) with 65 titles nominated, up quite a bit from last month’s 49.
All Clear by Connie Willis took first place on the trade paperback list this month. The new runner-up was Honor’s Paradox by P.C. Hodgell (Baen). There were 48 titles nominated, up from last month’s 36.
Star Wars: Shadow Games, by Michael Reaves & Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff was first on the media-related titles this month and there was no new runner-up. There were 18 titles nominated, up significantly from last month’s 10.
Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss remained in first place in the gaming-related titles, and there was no new runner-up. There were 14 titles nominated, up from the 9 we saw last month.
Compiled with data from
Bakka-Phoenix Books (Canada),
Barnes & Noble (USA),
McNally Robinson (2 in Canada),
Toadstool (2 in NH),
Uncle Hugo’s (MN),
University Bookstore (WA),
White Dwarf (Canada).
Data period: December 2011.
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