|1)||Sisterhood of Dune, Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson (Tor)||1||–|
|2)||A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam)||7||3|
|3)||Reamde, Neal Stephenson (Morrow)||5||2|
|4)||Distrust That Particular Flavor, William Gibson (Penguin/Putnam)||1||–|
|5)||Snuff, Terry Pratchett (Harper)||4||1|
|6)||Shadows in Flight, Orson Scott Card (Tor)||1||–|
|7)||Skirmish, Michelle West (DAW)||1||–|
|8)||The Night Eternal, Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan (Morrow)||4||9|
|9)||The Bride Wore Black Leather, Simon R Green (Ace)||1||–|
|10)||Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs (Quirk)||3||7|
|1)||A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||16||1|
|2)||A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||19||2|
|*)||A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||16||3|
|4)||A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||15||4|
|5)||Daybreak Zero, John Barnes (Ace)||1||–|
|6)||The Hobbit, J. R. R. Tolkien (Del Rey)||32||9|
|7)||Up Against It, M. J. Locke (Tor)||1||–|
|8)||House Name, Michelle West (DAW)||1||–|
|9)||In Fire Forged, David Weber (Baen)||1||–|
|10)||Raven Cursed, Faith Hunter (Penguin/Roc)||1||–|
|1)||Among Others, Jo Walton (Tor)||1||–|
|2)||A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||10||–|
|*)||Ship Breaker, Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown)||1||–|
|*)||The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)||2||–|
|*)||The Revenge of the Dwarves, Markus Heitz (Orbit)||1||–|
|1)||Star Wars: Darth Plagueis, James Luceno (LucasBooks)||1||–|
|2)||Star Trek: The Rings of Time, Greg Cox (Pocket)||1||–|
|3)||Star Wars: The Old Republic: Revan, Drew Karpyshyn (LucasBooks)||3||2|
|4)||Star Wars: Shadow Games, Michael Reaves & Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff (LucasBooks)||2||1|
|1)||Halo: Primordium, Greg Bear (Tor)||1||–|
|2)||Warhammer 40,000: The Horus Heresy: Deliverance Lost, Gav Thorpe (Black Library)||2||5|
|3)||Halo: Glasslands, Karen Traviss (Tor)||4||1|
|4)||Forgotten Realms: Gauntlgrym: Neverwinter, Book I, R. A. Salvatore (Wizards of the Coast)||4||2|
|5)||Halo: Cryptum, Greg Bear (Tor)||8||3|
Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson’s newest collaboration, Sisterhood of Dune, debuted at the top of the hardcover list this month, with A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin a distant second. The new runner-up was Necronomicon: The Weird Tales of H.P. Lovecraft by H.P. Lovecraft (Gollancz) with 52 titles nominated, up from last month’s 50.
George R.R. Martin remains in power on the paperback list, with A Clash of Kings staying strong at first place and A Game of Thrones next in line. The new runner-up was All the Lives He Led by Frederik Pohl (Tor) with only 58 titles nominated, down a bit from last month’s 65.
Among Others by Jo Walton took first place on the trade paperback list this month. The new runner-up was The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi (Gollancz). There were 48 titles nominated, up from last month’s 44.
Star Wars: Darth Plagueis by James Luceno was first on the media-related titles this month and there was no new runner-up. There were 15 titles nominated, down a bit from last month’s 18.
Halo: Primordium by Greg Bear debuted in first place in the gaming-related titles, and there was no new runner-up. There were 19 titles nominated, up from the 18 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: January 2012.
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