YEAR END REVIEW: OUR FAVORITE READS OF 2012

 

Howdy folks! It’s the time of year where we reflect back on the past year. We set new goals and challenges, in hopes they don’t vanish within a month or two. Here at The Bag And The Crow (formerly The Crow’s Caw), I asked each reviewer to send me a list of their top 5 favorite reads published in 2012. Thank you to each and every one of you who visit our site and read our reviews. Have a safe and Happy New Year! Here are our favorites:

 

Jassen Bailey

  1. WESTLAKE SOUL by Rio Youers (last book I read in 2012)
  2. THE LAST KIND WORDS by Tom Piccirilli
  3. I’M NOT SAM by Jack Ketchum & Lucky McKee
  4. THE HOARD by Alan Ryker
  5. THE WICKED by James Newman (reprinted in 2012 & coolest paperback ever)

K.E. Bergdoll

  1. SHOEBOX TRAIN WRECK by John Mantooth
  2. INK by Damien Walters Grintalis
  3. BULLETTIME by Nick Mamatas
  4. REMEMBER WHY YOU FEAR ME by Robert Shearman
  5. RASPUTIN’S BASTARDS by David Nickle

Jordan Norton

  1. DEAD OF WINTER by Brian Moreland (published Oct. 2011)
  2. LAMBS by Michael Louis Calvillo
  3. THE UNDERDWELLING by Tim Curran
  4. TRINITY by Kristin Dearborn
  5. PUPPET GRAVEYARD by Tim Curran

Nick Cato

  1. WESTLAKE SOUL by Rio Youers
  2. THE LAST KIND WORDS by Tom Piccirilli
  3. STILL LIFE: NINE STORIES by Nicholas Kaufmann
  4. DESTROYER OF WORLDS by G. Daniel Gunn
  5. THE MEN UPSTAIRS by Tim Waggoner

Bob Freeman

  1. GATHERED DUST AND OTHERS by W.H. Pugmire
  2. CREEPING STONES by Cullen Bunn
  3. TORTURED SPIRITS (THE JAKE HELMAN FILES, VOL. 4) by Gregory Lamberson
  4. ENTOMBED by Brian Keene
  5. TORN by Lee Thomas

Sheri White

  1. AFTER THE FADE by Ronald Malfi
  2. THE WICKED by James Newman (reprinted in 2012)
  3. INFINITY HOUSE by Shane McKenzie
  4. SNOWBLIND by Michael McBride
  5. BLEEDING THE VEIN by T.G. Arsenault

 

Feel free to share your lists in the comments.