So, 2012 was a reading year. I total I read 92 books, which breaks down into almost half YA.

January -

1. Delirium – Laura Oliver

2. The Dead of Winter – Lee Collins (beta-read)

3. The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great – Eva Stachniak

4. Genesis – Bernard Beckett

5. A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

6. Leviathan – Scott Westerfeld

7. The Inheritance – Robin Hobb

8. Lessons from a Dead Girl – Jo Knowles

Total: 8 books – 5 YA, 1 historical fiction, 1 fantasy, 1 SFF short story collection

February -

9. The Merchant of Dreams – Anne Lyle (beta-read)

10. Behemoth – Scott Westerfeld

11. Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs

12. Shotgun Gravy – Chuck Wendig

13. Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible and Learned to Disappear – Jim Steinmeyer

Totals: 5 books, 3 YA, 1 non-fiction, 1 fantasy

March (unsurprisingly read less during the querying and total stress!)-

14. Goliath – Scott Westerfeld

15. A Great and Terrible Beauty – Libba Bray

16. The Scorpio Races – Maggie Stiefvater

Totals: 3 books, 3 YA

April-

17. Earth Girl – Janet Edwards

18. Fool’s Errand – Robin Hobb

19. Magic, 1400s-1950s – Jim Steinmeyer

20. Pantomime – Laura Lam (CHEATING! I know. But it went up on Goodreads at this time and I have read the thing 20 times so I’m putting it in my list. So there!)

21. City of Bones – Cassandra Clare

Totals: 5 books, 3 YA, 1 fantasy, 1 non-fiction

May-

22. Golden Fool – Robin Hobb

23. The 39 Steps – John Buchan

24. Rebel Angels – Libba Bray

25. The Housekeeper + The Professor – Yoko Ogawa

26. City of Ashes – Cassandra Clare

27. The Alchemist of Souls – Anne Lyle (yes, read them out of order on purpose)

28. What Every Body is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People – Joe Navarro

Totals: 7 books, 2 YA, 2 fantasy, 1 historical, 1 contemporary, 1 non-fiction

June-

29. Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife – Mary Roach

30. Clockwork Angel – Cassandra Clare

31. Shift – Kim Curran

32. Fleshmarket – Nicola Morgan

33. The Sweet Far Thing – Libba Bray

34. Blackwood – Gwenda Bond

35. Tithe – Holly Black

Totals: 7 books, 6 YA, 1 non-fiction

July-

36. In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination – Margaret Atwood

37. The Assassin’s Curse – Cassandra Rose Clarke

38. Fool’s Fate – Robin Hobb

39. The Demon’s Lexicon – Sarah Rees Brennan

40. From Dark Places – Emma Newman

41. The Prince of Mist – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

42. Cinder – Marissa Meyer

43. Locke & Key Volume 1: Welcome to Lovecraft – Joe Hill

44. Locke & Key Volume 2: Head Games – Joe Hill

45. Locke & Key Volume 3: Crown of Shadows – Joe Hill

46. Locke & Key Volume 4: Keys to the Kingdom – Joe Hill

47. Handsome Heroines: Women as Men in Folklore – Husain Shahrukh

48. Sorrowline – Niel Bushnell

49. She – H. Rider Haggard

Totals: 14 books, 4 graphic novels, 2 MG, 3 YA, 2 fantasy, 2 short story collections, 1 nonfiction

August-

50. The Unwritten Volume 1 – Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity – Mike Carey

51. The Unwritten Volume 2 – Inside Man – Mike Carey

52. The Unwritten Volume 3 – Dead Man’s Knock – Mike Carey

53. The Unwritten Volume 4 – Leviathan – Mike Carey

54. The Unwritten Volume 5 – On to Genesis – Mike Carey

55. The Unwritten Volume 6 – Tommy Taylor and the War of Words

56. Seraphina – Rachel Hartman

57. Heartsick – Chelsea Cain

58. The Key of Gold – 23 Czech Folk Tales – Josef Budis

59. Annabel – Kathleen Winter

60. Broken – A.E. Rought

61. The Haunting of Tabitha Grey – Vanessa Curtis

Totals: 11 books, 6 graphic novels, 3 YA, 1 contemporary, 1 short story collection, 1 thriller

September-

62. Poltergeeks – Sean Cummings

63. Harpy’s Flight – Megan Lindholm

64. Shades of Milk and Honey – Mary Robinette Kowal

65. Art and Artifice: And Other Essays of Illusion – Jim Steinmeyer

66. Seven Wonders – Adam Christopher

67. The Windsingers – Megan Lindholm

Totals: 6 books, 1 YA, 3 fantasy, 1 science fiction, 1 non-fiction

October-

68. Songs of the Earth – Elspeth Cooper

69. The Casual Vacancy – J.K. Rowling

70. The Holders – Julianna Scott

71. Bossypants – Tina Fey

72. Unspoken – Sarah Rees Brennan

73. Daughter of Smoke and Bone – Laini Taylor

74. The Stars my Destination – Alfred Bester

75. Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes

Totals: 8 books, 3 YA, 2 SF, 1 nonfiction, 1 fantasy, 1 contemporary

November-

76. Anna and the French Kiss – Stephanie Perkins

77. Carter Beats the Devil – Glen David Gold

78. The Mad Scientist’s Daughter – Cassandra Rose Clarke

79. Days of Blood and Starlight – Laini Taylor

80. Affinity – Sarah Waters

81. The Oathbreaker’s Shadow – Amy McCulloch

82. Lola and the Boy Next Door – Stephanie Perkins

83. The Explorer – James Smythe

Totals: 8 books, 4 YA, 2 SF, 2 historical

December-

84. Angel’s Fury – Bryony Pearce

85. Time Between Us – Tamara Ireland Stone

86. The Letters of the Rozmberk Sisters: Noblewomen in Fifteenth-Century Bohemia – John M. Klassen

87. Some Kind of Fairy Tale – Graham Joyce

88. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling

89. Anna Dressed in Blood – Kendare Blake

90. Shadows on the Moon – Zoe Mariott

91. Heart-Shaped Bruise – Tanya Byrne

92. We Need to Talk About Kevin – Lionel Shriver

Totals: 9 books, 5 YA, 1 MG, 1 contemporary, 1 fantasy, 1 nonfiction

I doubt I’ll hit these many next year, alas.