E’s Best of 2012

Greetings, this year started off with internet kerflunklies and seems to be concluding with snow storms. Several things changed on the personal front this year. I moved over the summer and went back to school full time for a required block of instruction for my day job then decided to go ahead and get my master’s degree at the same time. As a result I really haven’t read as much over 2012 as I would normally. Reading, especially over the last six months, has mostly been for review, for school, some comfort re-reads, and a few “treats” as rewards for completing assignments. Despite the reduced number of books I read I had a nice percentage of good reads. As a result I ended up slightly less disciplined than my fellow Book Pushers who were able to pick a finite number of books. I umm ended up picking authors in various genres. **grin** These are the authors who all had books published in 2012 that transported me from my worries of day to day life into an entirely different place. I want to say thank you to them for inviting me into their imagination.

My best of list for 2012 is split into genres with links to information on Goodreads and if we reviewed any of the ones I particularly enjoyed on The Bookpushers the thumbnails will take you to those reviews. Enjoy!

Apocalyptic
Kit Rocha’s Beyond Series
Beyond Shame cover image

 

 

 

 

 

Moira Rogers’ Bloodhounds and Children of the Undying series
Merrick's Destiny Hunter's prety Archer's Lady cover Hammer Down

 

 

 

 

 

Contemporary
Jaci Burton’s Play by Play series
taking a shot

 

 

 

 

 

Dee Tenorio’s Rancho Del Cielo series
The Virgin's Revenge cover

 

 

 

 

 

Erotica
Emma Holly’s stand alone The Billionaire Bad Boys Club and Hidden Series
The Billionaire Bad Boys Club cover image Hidden Crimes cover

 

 

 

 

 

Kim Knox’s stand alone Dark Dealings

Katie Porter’s stand alone Came Upon a Midnight Clear  and Vegas Top Guns series

Came Upon a Midnight Clear cover image Hold 'Em cover image

 

 

 

 

Futuristic

Lauren Dane’s Federation Chronicles

Paranormal Romance (PNR)
Vivian Arend’s Takhini Wolves
Silver mine

 

 

 

 

 

Cynthia Eden’s The Fallen
Angel in Chains cover

 

 

 

 

 

Thea Harrison’s Elder Races series
Oracle's Moon Cover Devil's Gate Hunter's Season cover Lord's Fall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shelly Laurenston’s Pride series
Bear Meets Girl cover

 

 

 

 

 

Moira Rogers’ Southern Arcana series
Impulse cover

 

 

 

 

 

Nalini Singh’s Guild Hunter and Psy-Changeling Series
Angel's Flight cover image Archangel's Storm Cover Image Tangle of Need Cover

 

 

 

 

 

Shiloh Walker’s The Hunters series
Hunter's Rise

 

 

 

 

 

Science Fiction/Fantasy
Tanya Huff’s The Silvered
The Silvered cover image

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Sagara’s Chronicles of Elantra series
Cast in Peril cover

 

 

 

 

 

Steampunk:
Meljean Brook’s Iron Seas series
Riveted image

 

 

 

 

 

Urban Fantasy
Ilona Andrews’ Kate Daniels and Kate Daniels World series

Patricia Briggs’ Alpha and Omega series

Jennifer Estep’s Elemental Assassin series
Widow's Web cover image

 

 

 

 

 

Young Adult:
Jennifer Estep’s Mythos Academy series
Kiss of Frost Cover Image Dark Frost Cover Image Crimson Frost cover image

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