Annual “Best of” Lists for 2012

Top 10 Science Stories of 2012 – Discover Magazine

2012: The Year in Pictures – New York Times

2012 Year in Pictures: Part I – The Big Picture, Boston.com

2012 Year in Pictures: Part II – The Big Picture, Boston.com

2012 Year in Pictures: Part III – The Big Picture, Boston.com

The 140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2012 – Time.com
“TIME’s social media editor Allie Townsend & social media associate Amy Lombard pick the 140 Twitter feeds that are shaping the online conversation in 2012.”

2012: The Year in Words – Merriam-Webster Online

Best Books 2012 – Goodreads
“Announcing the winners of the 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards, the only major book awards decided by readers.”

Best Books 2012 – NPR
NPR puts together a number of “best of” lists for literature in different genres.

Best Books of 2012 – Barnes and Noble

Best Books of 2012 – Publisher’s Weekly

10 Best Books of 2012 – New York Times
Wow – women actually have 3 of 10 spots on the list! Way to go, NYT, you guys are making progress. Maybe next year, we’ll even get 4 spots, given that women write 70% of all the books published.

Favorite Book Cover Designs of 2012 – NYTimes.com
“We asked people in and around the world of graphic design to name one of their favorite book covers from 2012 and briefly describe its appeal.”

Best Movies of 2012 – Roger Ebert

Best of 2012: The EW movie awards – Entertainment Weekly

Best of 2012: The EW TV awards – Entertainment Weekly

The Naughty and Nice of 2012 TV – everybody and television

Best & Worst of the Year – TV Guide

The Best Albums Of 2012 – VH1

50 BEST ALBUMS OF 2012 – Rolling Stone

The Best Games of 2012 Awards – Gamespot
“There was a noticeable change of direction for the gaming industry in 2012. As many developers shifted their gaze toward the next generation, the big-budget games that would normally fill our time were in much shorter supply.”

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