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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

2018 Slipstream Reading Challenge

2018 Slipstream Reading Challenge

Slipstream. Sui generis. Interstitial. Genre bender.

Maybe it's a mainstream novel with genre elements. Or maybe the plot covers several genres or doesn't fit neatly into any standard book categories. Or maybe the storyline is "visionary, unreliable, odd or metaphysical," as Christopher Priest described it.

Whatever you call it or however you define it, that's what this challenge is about!

For some books ideas...

  • check out titles tagged "slipstream" on this site
  • explore the awards; the Clarke, Campbell, Red Tentacle, and Golden Tentacle nominees are sometimes literary, which is one possible definition of slipstream
  • read the genre bender articles on tor.com
  • search the lists of books nominated for literary prizes (like the Man Booker) to find ones that have a genre plot

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: January 2018 – December 2018

Reading Levels
Select your reading level below. You can adjust your level up or down at any time during the challenge.

 Novice = 10 books + 3 reviews
 Apprentice = 15 books + 5 reviews
 Journeyman = 20 books + 7 reviews
 Master = 25 books + 9 reviews

Note: You must be a logged in member of WWEnd to join this challenge. Join WWEnd

Arrenby

Arrenby

The Cabin at the End of the World
Her Body and Other Parties
Jagannath: Stories
The Only Harmless Great Thing
The Power
5
4
3
2
1
dalex

dalex

An Ocean of Minutes
The Book of Speculation
Clade
The Comet Seekers
The Country of Ice Cream Star
Exit West
Freshwater
The Girls
The History of Bees
How Saints Die
The Incarnations
The Keeper of Lost Things
The Last to See Me
The Little Stranger
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
A Prayer for the Dying
The Rift
Rooms
The Silent Companions
Solar Bones
Summerland
This House is Haunted
The Wanderers
We Are Here
The Wolf in the Attic
thereddeath

thereddeath

10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

Amatka
Amberlough
An Excess Male
Coyote Cowgirl
The Curiosity
The Dark Net
Dust Devil on a Quiet Street
Far North
A Field Guide to Reality
A Gambler's Anatomy
The Ice
Infinite Ground
The Jane Austen Project
Lincoln in the Bardo
Marrow Island
Memoirs of a Master Forger
No One Is Here Except All of Us
One Hundred Years of Solitude
The Power
The Probable Future
The Scribe of Siena
The Separation
Sip
Sourdough
Wonders of the Invisible World