January 23, 2022

Just Released: Amazon.com Editors’ Pick “Best Books of 2012”, Top 100 Books and Top 10 Lists (By Category)

From Amazon.com:

Amazon.com today announced its selections for Best Books of 2012.

This annual feature includes the Editors’ Picks for the Top 100 Books of the Year and Top 10 lists in over two dozen categories, from Literature & Fiction to Children’s Books to Celebrity Picks, a new feature this year that includes favorites chosen by well-known people, including Stephen King, Gillian Flynn, Salman Rushdie, Molly Ringwald, and more.

Top 10 Books (Editors’ Picks) of 2012

1. “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich

2. “The Yellow Birds: A Novel” by Kevin Powers

3. “Gone Girl: A Novel” by Gillian Flynn

4. “The End of Your Life Book Club” by Will Schwalbe

5. “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk: A Novel” by Ben Fountain

6. “Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity” by Katherine Boo

7. “A Hologram for the King” by Dave Eggers

8. “The Middlesteins: A Novel” by Jami Attenberg

9. “Mortality” by Christopher Hitchens

10. “The Fault in Our Stars” by John Green

Direct to Amazon’s Best Books of 2012 Lists and Other Material (Overall and By Category)

Direct to Specific Lists

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.