|1)||A Rising Thunder, David Weber (Baen)||1||–|
|2)||Fair Game, Patricia Briggs (Ace)||1||–|
|3)||Intruder, C. J. Cherryh (DAW)||1||–|
|4)||Crucible of Gold, Naomi Novik (Ballantine Del Rey)||1-|
|5)||A Perfect Blood, Kim Harrison (Harper Voyager US)||2||5|
|6)||A Dance with Dragons, George R. R. Martin (Bantam)||9||5|
|7)||A Crown Imperiled, Raymond E. Feist (Harper Voyager)||1||–|
|8)||Hide Me Among the Graves, Tim Powers (HarperCollins/Morrow)||1||–|
|9)||Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)||1||–|
|10)||Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)||2||8|
|1)||Timeless, Gail Carriger (Orbit)||1||–|
|2)||A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||21||4|
|3)||A Clash of Kings, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||18||2|
|4)||A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||18||5|
|5)||Discount Armageddon, Seanan McGuire (DAW)||1||–|
|6)||A Feast for Crows, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||17||9|
|7)||Doubletake, Rob Thurman (Penguin/Roc)||1||–|
|8)||Fated, Benedict Jacka (Ace)||1||–|
|9)||Vortex, Robert Charles Wilson (Tor)||1||–|
|10)||Singularity, Ian Douglas (Harper Voyager)||1||–|
|1)||The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)||4||3|
|2)||A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra)||11||–|
|3)||The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW)||1||–|
|4)||The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade Books)||15||–|
|5)||The Drowning Girl: A Memoir, Caitlín R. Kiernan (Roc)||1||–|
|1)||Star Trek: That Which Divides, Dayton Ward (Pocket)||2||2|
|2)||Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Apocalypse, Troy Denning (LucasBooks)||1||–|
|3)||Star Wars: Red Harvest, Joe Schreiber (LucasBooks)||4||5|
|4)||Star Wars: Darth Plagueis, James Luceno (LucasBooks)||3||2|
|5)||Star Trek: Vanguard: Storming Heaven, David Mack (Pocket)||1||–|
|1)||Warhammer 40,000: The Horus Heresy: Know No Fear, Dan Abnett (Black Library)||2||2|
|2)||Warhammer 40,000: Legion of the Damned, Rob Sanders (Black Library)||1||–|
|3)||Halo: Glasslands, Karen Traviss (Tor)||6||3|
|4)||Mass Effect: Deception, William C. Dietz (Del Rey)||2||1|
|5)||World of Warcraft: Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects, Christie Golden (Gallery)||2||–|
A Rising Thunder by David Weber debuted at number one on the hardcover list this month, with Fair Game by Patricia Briggs coming in second. The new runner-up was Arctic Rising by Tobias Buckell (Tor) with 39 titles nominated, down quite a bit from last month’s 50.
Gail Carriger’s Timeless swooped into first place on the paperback list, with George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones a distant second. The new runner-up was C.J. Cherryh’s Betrayer (DAW) with 48 titles nominated, down a bit from last month’s 53.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins was number one on the trade paperback list this month. The new runner-up was The Pillars of Hercules by David Constantine (Night Shade) out of 40 titles nominated, up from last month’s 32.
Star Trek: That Which Divides by Dayton Ward was first on the media-related titles this month and there was no new runner-up. There were 13 titles nominated, up from last month’s 10.
Warhammer 40,000: The Horus Heresy: Know No Fear by Dan Abnett took first place in the gaming-related titles, and Warhammer 40,000: The Horus Heresy: Deliverance Lost by Gav Thorpe (Black Library US) was the new runner-up. There were 20 titles nominated, down from the 25 we saw last month.
Compiled with data from
Bakka-Phoenix Books (Canada),
Barnes & Noble (USA),
McNally Robinson (2 in Canada),
St. Mark’s (NY),
Toadstool (2 in NH),
Uncle Hugo’s (MN),
University Bookstore (WA),
White Dwarf (Canada).
Data period: March 2012.
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