The Books That Made the Most ‘Best Of 2012′ Book Lists

Three Mentions

Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter
People Who Eat Darkness: The True Story of a Young Woman Who Vanished from the Streets of Tokyo–and the Evil That Swallowed Her Up, Richard Lloyd Parry
Dear Life, Alice Munro
The Orphan Master’s Son, Adam Johnson
Birds of a Lesser Paradise, Megan Mayhew Bergman
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, Maria Semple
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain