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The 2012 All-time best novel polls were hosted by Locus Online, and split categories by SF and fantasy, and by 20th century (through 2000) and 21st century (2001-2011). Complete results, along with polls in short fiction categories, were posted here.

Ranked: Yes

Titles Cited: 25

Publication: Locus Online, 2012

  1. Neil Gaiman, American Gods (HarperCollins/Morrow, 2001)
  2. Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell (Bloomsbury, 2004)
  3. Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind (DAW, 2007)
  4. China Miéville, The Scar (Macmillan, 2002)
  5. J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Scholastic/Arthur A. Levine Books, 2007)
  6. George R. R. Martin, A Feast for Crows (HarperCollins/Voyager, 2005)
  7. Lois McMaster Bujold, The Curse of Chalion (HarperCollins/Eos, 2001)
  8. China Miéville, The City & the City (Ballantine Del Rey, 2009)
  9. Jasper Fforde, The Eyre Affair (Hodder Headline/Hodder & Stoughton, 2001)
  10. Neil Gaiman, Coraline (HarperCollins, 2002)
  11. Gene Wolfe, The Wizard Knight (Tor, 2004)
  12. Lois McMaster Bujold, Paladin of Souls (Eos, 2003)
  13. Terry Pratchett, Going Postal (HarperCollins, 2004)
  14. Terry Pratchett, Night Watch (HarperCollins, 2002)
  15. Scott Lynch, The Lies of Locke Lamora (Orion/Gollancz, 2006)
  16. Joe Abercrombie, The Blade Itself (Gollancz, 2006)
  17. Neil Gaiman, The Graveyard Book (HarperCollins, 2008)
  18. N. K. Jemisin, The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms (Orbit, 2010)
  19. Ursula K. Le Guin, Lavinia (Harcourt, 2008)
  20. Brandon Sanderson, Mistborn (Tor, 2006)
  21. J. K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Scholastic/Levine, 2005)
  22. Ursula K. Le Guin, The Other Wind (Harcourt, 2001)
  23. Neil Gaiman, Anansi Boys (HarperCollins/Morrow, 2005)
  24. Guy Gavriel Kay, Under Heaven (Penguin Canada, 2010)
  25. Naomi Novik, His Majesty's Dragon (Ballantine Del Rey, 2006)

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