on list
1) The City of Mirrors, Justin Cronin (Ballantine) 2 4
2) League of Dragons, Naomi Novik (Ballantine Del Rey) 1
3) Children of Earth and Sky, Guy Gavriel Kay (Penguin/NAL) 2 1
4) A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, George R. R. Martin (Bantam) 8 3
5) The View from the Cheap Seats, Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins/Morrow) 1
6) The Fireman, Joe Hill (HarperCollins/Morrow) 2 2
7) A Study in Sable, Mercedes Lackey (DAW) 1
8) The Nightmare Stacks, Charles Stross (Ace) 1
9) The Sorcerer’s Daughter, Terry Brooks (Ballantine Del Rey) 2 6
10) Stiletto, Daniel O’Malley (Little, Brown) 1
1) The End of All Things, John Scalzi (Tor) 1
2) The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW) 33 2
3) Aurora, Kim Stanley Robinson (Orbit Us) 2 1
4) A Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin (Bantam Spectra) 70 3
5) Vicky Peterwald: Rebel, Mike Shepherd (Ace) 1
6) Zer0es, Chuck Wendig (Harper Voyager) 1
7) The Price of Valor, Django Wexler (Roc) 1
8) The Lazarus War: Legion, Jamie Sawyer (Orbit) 1
9) From a High Tower, Mercedes Lackey (DAW) 1
*) The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss (DAW) 15 5
1) Seveneves, Neal Stephenson (Harpercollins/Morrow) 2 1
2) Uprooted, Naomi Novik (Del Rey) 4 2
3) The Martian, Andy Weir (Broadway) 19
4) Ancillary Justice, Ann Leckie (Orbit) 28
5) Armada, Ernest Cline (Broadway) 2 8
6) The Gunslinger, Stephen King (Scribner) 7 9
7) The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu (Tor) 4
8) Nemesis Games, James S. A. Corey (Orbit) 2 4
9) Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury (Simon & Schuster) 35
*) Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs (Quirk Books) 2 15
1) Aftermath: Star Wars: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Chuck Wendig (LocusBooks) 10 1
2) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Force and Motion, Jeffrey Lang (Pocket) 1
3) Star Wars: Bloodline, Claudia Gray (Del Rey) 2 3
*) Star Wars: Lords of the Sith, Paul S. Kemp (LucasBooks) 4
5) Star Trek: Legacies: Captain to Captain, Greg Cox (Pocket) 1
*) Warcraft: The Official Movie Novelization, Christie Golden (Titan) 1


The City of Mirrors, the final book in Justin Cronin’s Passage tril­ogy, jumped from fourth place on last month’s hardcover list to first place, followed in second by Naomi Novik’s League of Dragons, the final book in her Temeraire series. The new runner-up was the elev­enth book in Taylor Anderson’s Destroyermen series, Destroyermen: Blood in the Water (Roc). There were 51 nominated titles, down from 56 last month.

On the paperback list, The End of All Things by John Scalzi, the final book in his Old Man’s War series, leapfrogged from the last month’s supplementary list all the way to first place. Patrick Rothfuss’s The Name of the Wind remained in second place. The Dinosaur Lords by Victor Milán (Tor) was the new runner-up. There were 70 nominated titles, up from 59 last month.

Neal Stephenson’s Seveneves remained in first place on the trade paperback list with almost a third more votes than second place finisher Uprooted by Naomi Novik. The new runner-up was Edge of Dark, the first book in Brenda Cooper’s The Glittering Edge series. There were 67 nominated titles, up from 53 last month.

In media-related and gaming-related books, Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig decisively won the top spot with almost three times as many votes as second place finisher, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Force and Motion by Jeffrey Lang. There were no new runners-up. 28 titles were nominated, up from last month’s 20.

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Compiled with data from

Bakka-Phoenix Books (Canada),

Barnes & Noble (USA),

Borderlands (CA),

McNally Robinson (2 in Canada),

Mysterious Galaxy (CA),

Toadstool (2 in NH),

Uncle Hugo’s (MN),

University Bookstore (WA),

White Dwarf (Canada).

Data period: June 2016.

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