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    2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson

The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, planets, and in between. But in this year, 2312, a sequence of events will force humanity to confront its past, its present, and its future.

Year: 2012
Genre: Action & Adventure SFHard SFSpace Opera

    A Wanted Man by Lee Child

All Jack Reacher wanted was a ride to Virginia. All he did was stick out his thumb. But he soon discovers he has hitched more than a ride. He has tied himself to a massive conspiracy, in which nothing is what it seems, and nobody is telling the truth.

Year: 2012
Genre: ConspiracyFBI

    Bowl of Heaven and Shipstar by Gregory Benford and Larry Niven

Bowl of Heaven and Shipstar collects two novels from science fiction masters Larry Niven (Ringworld) and Gregory Benford (Timescape) that weave a thrilling intersteller odyssey in the not-too-distant future.

Year: 2012
Genre: Hard SF

    Calico Joe by John Grisham

It's the summer of 1973, and Joe Castle is the boy wonder of baseball, the greatest rookie anyone has ever seen. The kid from Calico Rock, Arkansas, dazzles Chicago Cubs fans as he hits home run after home run, politely tipping his hat to the crowd as he shatters all rookie records. On the day that Warren Tracey finally faces Calico Joe, Paul is in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his dad. Then Warren throws a fastball that will change their lives forever.

Year: 2012
Genre: BaseballComing of Age

    Creole Belle by James Lee Burke

Dave Robicheaux investigates the disappearance of a young Creole woman, while an oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico threatens to destroy the cherished beauty of the Louisiana bayous in this gripping thriller.

Year: 2012
Genre: Missing PersonThriller

    Earth Unaware by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston

A hundred years before Ender's Game, humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids of the Solar System, exploring and mining and founding colonies. Worrying about a distant object that might or might not be an alien ship seems...not important. They're wrong. It's the most important thing that has happened to the human race in a million years. This is humanity's first contact with an alien race. The First Formic War is about to begin.

Year: 2012
Genre: Alien ContactMilitary SF

    Existence by David Brin

Gerald Livingston is an orbital garbage collector. For a hundred years, people have been abandoning things in space, and someone has to clean it up. But there's something spinning a little bit higher than he expects, something that isn't on the decades' old orbital maps. An hour after he grabs it and brings it in, rumors fill Earth's infomesh about an "alien artifact." Thrown into the maelstrom of worldwide shared experience, the Artifact is a game-changer. A message in a bottle; an alien capsule that wants

Year: 2012
Genre: Alien Contact

    Father Night by Eric Van Lustbader

All paths collide at the feet of one man, an old legend adapting to an ever-changing landscape… a man history might have forsaken, but whose heinous evil is still very much alive: Father Night.

Year: 2012
Genre: ActionPolitical Thriller

    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

On a warm summer morning in North Carthage, Missouri, it is Nick and Amy Dunne's fifth wedding anniversary. Presents are being wrapped and reservations are being made when Nick's clever and beautiful wife disappears.

Year: 2012
Genre: Missing Person

    Harbor Nocturne by Joseph Wambaugh

In the southernmost Los Angeles district of San Pedro, one of the world’s busiest harbors, an unlikely pair of lovers are unwittingly caught between the two warring sides of the law. When Dinko Babich, a young longshoreman, delivers Lita Medina, a young Mexican dancer, from the harbor to a Hollywood nightclub, theirs lives are forever changed, as their love develops among the myriad cops and criminals who occupy the harbor.

Year: 2012
Genre: Police ProceduralSuspense

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

20122312 by Kim Stanley Robinson Action & Adventure SF, Hard SF, Space Opera
2012A Wanted Man by Lee Child Conspiracy, FBI, Jack Reacher
2012Bowl of Heaven and Shipstar by Gregory Benford Hard SF
2012Calico Joe by John Grisham Coming of Age, Baseball
2012Creole Belle by James Lee Burke Missing Person, Thriller, Dave Robicheaux, Louisiana
2012Earth Unaware by Orson Scott Card Alien Contact, Military SF, Formic Wars
2012Existence by David Brin Alien Contact
2012Father Night by Eric Van Lustbader Action, Political Thriller, Alli Carson, Jack McClure
2012Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Missing Person
2012Harbor Nocturne by Joseph Wambaugh Police Procedural, Suspense, Hollywood Station
2012Hide Me Among the Graves by Tim Powers Historical Thriller, Supernatural, London
2012In One Person by John Irving Literature
2012In Pursuit of Spenser by Otto Penzler Biography, on Writing, Spenser, Non-Fiction
Mystery Writers on Robert B. Parker and the Creation of an American Hero
2012Kill Shot by Vince Flynn Political Thriller, Assassins, CIA, Mitch Rapp
2012Live by Night by Dennis Lehane Prohibition, Coughlin, Boston
2012Live Wire by Harlan Coben Missing Person, Mickey Bolitar, Myron Bolitar
2012Pines by Blake Crouch Psychological Thriller, Wayward Pines
2012Raylan by Elmore Leonard Crime Fiction, Police Procedural, Raylan Givens
2012Red Blood, Black Sand by Chuck Tatum Non-Fiction
Fighting Alongside John Basilone from Boot Camp to Iwo Jima
2012Redshirts by John Scalzi Science Fiction
2012Robert Ludlum's the Bourne Imperative by Eric Van Lustbader Espionage, Jason Bourne
2012Robert Ludlum's the Janson Command by Paul Garrison Action, Espionage, Paul Janson
2012Robert Ludlum's the Janus Reprisal by Jamie Freveletti Terrorist, Covert-One
2012Seconds Away by Harlan Coben Murder Mystery, Mickey Bolitar
2012Shadows in Flight by Orson Scott Card Action & Adventure SF, Shadow Saga
2012Shift by Hugh Howey Science Fiction, Silo Series
2012Swallowing a Donkey's Eye by Paul Tremblay Fantasy
2012Taken by Robert Crais Elvis Cole, Joe Pike
2012The Black Box by Michael Connelly Cold Case, Police Procedural, Harry Bosch
2012The Bookseller by Mark Pryor Murder Mystery, Hugo Marston, Paris
2012The Cocktail Waitress by James M. Cain Noir Fiction
2012The Comedy Is Finished by Donald E. Westlake Kidnapping
2012The Forgotten by David Baldacci Murder Mystery, John Puller, Florida
2012The Innocent by David Baldacci Murder Mystery, Suspense, Will Robie
2012The Last Man by Vince Flynn Kidnapping, CIA, FBI, Mitch Rapp, Afghanistan
2012The Liberator by Alex Kershaw US Army, WWII: Concentration Camps, WWII: Europe, Non-Fiction
2012The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins Crime Fiction, Quinn Colson, Mississippi
2012The Racketeer by John Grisham Murder Mystery, FBI
2012The Second World War by Antony Beevor World War II, Non-Fiction
2012The Storm by Clive Cussler Action, Technological Thriller, NUMA Files
2012The Thief by Clive Cussler Kidnapping, Private Eye, Isaac Bell
2012The Tombs by Clive Cussler Treasure Hunt, Archeology, Fargo Adventures
2012The Woman Who Married a Cloud by Jonathan Carroll Short Stories
2012Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield on Writing, on Creativity, Non-Fiction
Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work
2012Winter of the World by Ken Follett Historical, The Century Trilogy
2012Zeuglodon by James P. Blaylock Action & Adventure SF, Steampunk
2012THE AVENGER #7: Sanctum Books by Kenneth Robeson
Murder on Wheels, Three Gold Crowns, and Death to the Avenger
2012THE AVENGER #8: Sanctum Books by Kenneth Robeson
House of Death, The Hate Master and A Coffin for the Avenger

 

 

 


 

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