These obviously weren't published in 2012 but these are books you should definitely read!
1.Scream- Mike Dellosso (The Hunted by him is also wonderful)
2.Deadfall- Robert Liparulo
3.The Oath- Frank Peretti
4.Star Wars: The New Jedi Order series
5.Uglies- Scott Westerfield
6.Obviously, LOTR =D
7, 8. Of course I love the Hunger Games and Divergent.
I haven't read much of this genre, sadly.
9.The Hunger Games and Philosophy
10. Psychology for Idiots
13. The Witness- Dee Henderson. I love ALL of her books. I HIGHLY recommend them.
14.The Books of Useless Information
15. Siren - Tricia Rayburn