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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

2018 Speculative Fiction Published This Year

2018 Speculative Fiction Published This Year

This challenge is intended as a way to help readers encourage themselves to read newly-published speculative fiction, as well as perhaps an opportunity to increase awareness for award nominations.

Books for this challenge should be first-published in 2018 (or first-published in the U.S. in 2018), and not be ones that you have read previously.

To assist with identifying books for this Challenge, you can use this search:

All Speculative Fiction Works Published in 2018

(note that these search results will include omnibuses, which consist of previously-published works and are not eligible for the Challenge)

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: January 2018 – June 2019

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

 Campbell = 6 books + 2 reviews
 Clarke = 12 books + 4 reviews
 Nebula = 24 books + 8 reviews
 Hugo = 36 books + 12 reviews

This challenge has expired. Please have a look at some of our other challenges for something that may interest you.

Abalone

Abalone

Alternate Routes
Armistice
Awakened
By the Pricking of Her Thumb
The City of Lost Fortunes
The Clarity
The Consuming Fire
Deliverance
The Dreaming Stars
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
The Feed
Firewalkers
Gate Crashers
The Gone World
The Grey Bastards
Into the Thinnest of Air
The Last Sun
Mecha Samurai Empire
Night and Silence
Night Fall
The Night Market
Noumenon Infinity
Originators
The Overstory
Palaces
Paris Adrift
Shelter
Side Life
The Something Girl
State Tectonics
Terran Tomorrow
Tess of the Road
The Testament of Loki
There Before the Chaos
We Sold Our Souls
Witchmark
Ann Walker

Ann Walker

Armistice
Artificial Condition
Before Mars
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Book of M
By Fire Above
The Calculating Stars
Children of Blood and Bone
The Defiant Heir
Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
The Expert System's Brother
Foundryside
Frankenstein in Baghdad
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
The Gone World
Hero at the Fall
Ink, Iron, and Glass
Last Shot
Low Chicago
Obsidio
The Only Harmless Great Thing
Only Human
Point of Sighs
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Red Waters Rising
Rogue Protocol
Semiosis
Star Wars, Episode 8: The Last Jedi
Tarnished City
The Testament of Loki
Time Was
Trail of Lightning
Uncharted
Witchmark
The Wonder Engine
Aretaa

Aretaa

The Armored Saint
Artificial Condition
Before Mars
Binti: The Night Masquerade
Blackfish City
By the Pricking of Her Thumb
The Calculating Stars
The City of Lost Fortunes
The Consuming Fire
The Devil and the Deep: Horror Stories of the Sea
Europe at Dawn
Exit Strategy
Foundryside
The Freeze-Frame Revolution
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
The Gone World
Head On
The Immortalists
Impostor Syndrome
Kill The Farm Boy
The Monster Baru Cormorant
The Moons of Barsk
Noumenon Infinity
The Only Harmless Great Thing
The Poppy War
Pride and Prometheus
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Red Clocks
Revenant Gun
Rogue Protocol
Semiosis
Space Opera
The Tangled Lands
Thin Air
Trail of Lightning
A Veil of Spears
Arifel

Arifel

Armistice
Before Mars
A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe
Blackfish City
The Calculating Stars
Children of Blood and Bone
Circe
Dread Nation
Dreadful Company
The Dreaming Stars
Early Riser
The Fated Sky
Foundryside
Impostor Syndrome
Latchkey
Lies Sleeping
The Monster Baru Cormorant
Night and Silence
Obsidio
The Phoenix Empress
The Poppy War
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Redemption's Blade
Revenant Gun
Space Opera
Space Unicorn Blues
Spinning Silver
State Tectonics
Temper
Tempests and Slaughter
Tess of the Road
There Before the Chaos
Trail of Lightning
A Veil of Spears
Witchmark
The Wonder Engine
Arrenby

Arrenby

Artificial Condition
Beneath the Sugar Sky
The Book of M
Children of Blood and Bone
The Flowers of Vashnoi
Foundryside
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
The Gone World
How Long 'til Black Future Month?
If Tomorrow Comes
Lies Sleeping
Medusa Uploaded
The Outsider
The Poppy War
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Revenant Gun
Rogue Protocol
Semiosis
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Space Opera
Spinning Silver
Time Was
A Veil of Spears
Witchmark
dalex

dalex

An Ocean of Minutes
The Book of M
Circe
Everything Under
Freshwater
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
The Monster Baru Cormorant
Once Upon a River:  A Novel
The Sky Is Yours
Summerland
Tomorrow
Zolitude
daxxh

daxxh

Alice Payne Arrives
Artificial Condition
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Black God's Drums
Blackfish City
Blood's a Rover
The Body Library
Circe
The Consuming Fire
Death of a Clone
Dragon's Code
Elevation
Embers of War
Exit Strategy
The Freeze-Frame Revolution
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
The Gone World
Head On
I Only Killed Him Once
Infinity's End
Medusa Uploaded
The Outsider
Phoresis
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Red Clocks
Red Moon
Revenant Gun
Rogue Protocol
Shelter
Solo:  A Star Wars Story: Expanded Edition
Star Wars, Episode 8: The Last Jedi
The Synapse Sequence
Trail of Lightning
Voyage of the Dogs
The Wolves of Winter
Dlw28

Dlw28

An Argumentation of Historians
Artificial Condition
Ball Lightning
Before Mars
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Binti: The Night Masquerade
Blackfish City
Borne
The Consuming Fire
The Court Magician
Elysium Fire
Emergence
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
Exit Strategy
The Freeze-Frame Revolution
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
Head On
Medusa Uploaded
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
The Moons of Barsk
One Way
The Only Harmless Great Thing
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Red Clocks
Revenant Gun
Rogue Protocol
Semiosis
Spinning Silver
Spoonbenders
Summerland
The Tangled Lands
The Tea Master and the Detective
Terran Tomorrow
Time Was
Trail of Lightning
The Wonder Engine
ElizabethR

ElizabethR

Age of War
Blood of the Four
Children of Blood and Bone
City of Ghosts
Dark Queen
Deep Roots
Dread Nation
Echoes of Understorey
Fallen Gods
Freshwater
Friendly Fire
The Ghost Notebooks
Haven
Hidden City
The Hills Have Spies
Lake Silence
The Monster Baru Cormorant
Olympus Bound
The Phoenix Empress
Ravencry
Red Waters Rising
Redemption's Blade
The Reign of the Departed
Relic
Restoration
Salvation's Fire
Severance
Shadowsong
Smoke and Iron
Spinning Silver
Trail of Lightning
Tricks for Free
A Veil of Spears
Vengeful
Witch Creek
Wyntertide
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

Adjustment Day
Artificial Condition
The Atrocities
Ball Lightning
The Beauty
Before Mars
Black Helicopters
Blood's a Rover
The Book of Hidden Things
The Cabin at the End of the World
Circe
Condomnauts
Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories
Elysium Fire
The End of All Our Exploring:  Stories
Frankenstein in Baghdad
The Freeze-Frame Revolution
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
Head On
The Hunger
Kill The Farm Boy
The Merry Spinster
The Million
Night-Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense
Pride and Prometheus
The Ramshead Algorithm:  and Other Stories
Revenant Gun
Rogue Protocol
The Sea Beast Takes a Lover
Semiosis
Space Opera
Spinning Silver
Starlings
Summerland
The Tea Master and the Detective
Time Was
gallyangel

gallyangel

Architects of Infinity
Baccano!, Vol. 7:  1933 [Last] The Slash - Bloody to Fair
Big Damn Hero
Dracul
Durarara!! 10
Durarara!! 11
Durarara!! 9
The Fall of Gondolin
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay
Garrison Girl:  An Attack on Titan Novel
Hanamonogatari:  Flower Tale
Kabukimonogatari:  Dandy Tale
Nekomonogatari (White):  Cat Tale
Onimonogatari:  Demon Tale
Otorimonogatari:  Decoy Tale
Re: Zero, Vol. 6:  Starting Life in Another World
Re: Zero, Vol. 7:  Starting Life in Another World
Re: Zero, Vol. 8:  Starting Life in Another World
Solo:  A Star Wars Story: Expanded Edition
Star Wars, Episode 8: The Last Jedi
Sword Art Online 13: Alicization Dividing
Sword Art Online 14: Alicization Uniting
Sword Art Online 15: Alicization Invading
Sword Art Online Progressive 05
True Tenchi Muyo! Vol. 1
True Tenchi Muyo! Vol. 2
Ursula K. Le Guin: Conversations on Writing
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Hneite

Hneite

Beneath the Sugar Sky
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illegible_scribble

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The Accidental War
Adrift
An Argumentation of Historians
Before Mars
A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe
The Calculating Stars
The Consuming Fire
Dark State
The Dreaming Stars
Elysium Fire
The Fated Sky
Foundryside
From Distant Stars
The Gone World
Gunpowder Moon
Head On
The Hidden World
Into the Fire
The Labyrinth Index
Lies Sleeping
The Long Sunset
Medusa Uploaded
Memory's Blade
Night and Silence
One Way
Quietus
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Revenant Gun
Semiosis
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Side Life
Spinning Silver
Swordheart
The Synapse Sequence
The Wonder Engine
Infinity_Outlaw

Infinity_Outlaw

Artificial Condition
Before Mars
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Bloody Rose
Children of Blood and Bone
Dread Nation
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
Honor Among Thieves
Medusa Uploaded
Obsidio
Revenant Gun
Unearthed
Jain

Jain

Ambiguity Machines and Other Stories
Armistice
Artificial Condition
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Black God's Drums
The Calculating Stars
Circe
City of Lies
A Conspiracy of Truths
The Consuming Fire
The Cruel Prince
Dread Nation
Dreadful Company
Exit Strategy
The Fated Sky
Foundryside
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
The Hazel Wood
How Long 'til Black Future Month?
In the Vanishers' Palace
Lies Sleeping
The Oddling Prince
The Only Harmless Great Thing
Point of Sighs
The Poppy War
Revenant Gun
Rogue Protocol
Semiosis
Small Spaces
Spinning Silver
Stone Mad
The Tea Master and the Detective
Tess of the Road
Witchmark
The Wonder Engine
JessLibrarian

JessLibrarian

Artificial Condition
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Black God's Drums
The Cabin at the End of the World
The Calculating Stars
Children of Blood and Bone
Exit Strategy
Finding Baba Yaga:  A Short Novel in Verse
The Freeze-Frame Revolution
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
How to Stop Time
I Met a Traveller in an Antique Land
Melmoth
Monster Portraits
The Night Market
The Only Harmless Great Thing
A Pocketful of Crows
Rogue Protocol
Rosewater
A Study in Honor
Time Was
Time's Convert
Trail of Lightning
Witchmark
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Laffer

Laffer

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Blackfish City
Bloody Rose
Buying Time
The Cabin at the End of the World
Coldfall Wood
The Crooked Staircase
Dayfall
The Deathless
Elysium Fire
Empire of Time
Fire Dance
Glimpse
The Hollow Tree
The Hyena and the Hawk
I Only Killed Him Once
The Jane Austen Project
The Listener
The Long Sunset
The Night Dahlia
One of Us
Only Human
Origamy
Points of Impact
Red Moon
Rejoice
Revenant Gun
Salvation
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
The Smoke
Temper
Unearthed
Unholy Land
Widow's Point
The Wild Dead
The Wonder Engine
Lidolon83

Lidolon83

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Linguana

Linguana

Artificial Condition
The Belles
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Binti: The Night Masquerade
Blackfish City
The Calculating Stars
Circe
The Cruel Prince
Dread Nation
Finding Baba Yaga:  A Short Novel in Verse
The Glass Town Game
The Hazel Wood
In the Vanishers' Palace
The Last Banquet of Temporal Confections
The Only Harmless Great Thing
The Poppy War
Revenant Gun
Skyward
Space Opera
Spinning Silver
Tess of the Road
The Thing About Ghost Stories
Trail of Lightning
Witchmark
Llyren

Llyren

Beneath the Sugar Sky
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Black God's Drums
The Calculating Stars
Dread Nation
Embers of War
The Expert System's Brother
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
Lake Silence
Medusa Uploaded
Obsidio
One of Us
Revenant Gun
Serpent in the Heather
Spinning Silver
The Tea Master and the Detective
Time Was
Trail of Lightning
Witchmark
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Momosnyx

Momosnyx

Black Helicopters
Outbreak
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Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

Adrift
Artificial Condition
Before Mars
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Bitter Twins
The Black God's Drums
The Body Library
Darksoul
Dread Nation
Embers of War
Empire of Sand
Exit Strategy
The Expert System's Brother
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
How Long 'til Black Future Month?
Of Gods and Men
The Only Harmless Great Thing
Pegging the President
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Rogue Protocol
Stone Mad
The Tea Master and the Detective
The Tower of Living and Dying
Witchsign
piibald

piibald

Age of War
Artificial Condition
Blood of Assassins
Bloody Rose
The Calculating Stars
Everything Under
Exit Strategy
The Fated Sky
King of Assassins
Paradise Rot
Rogue Protocol
Spinning Silver
Scott Laz

Scott Laz

Alternate Routes
Arthur C. Clarke
Astounding:  John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the Golden Age of Science Fiction
Ball Lightning
Blackfish City
The Body Library
By the Pricking of Her Thumb
Circe
Elysium Fire
Emergence
Killing Commendatore
Pride and Prometheus
Red Moon
Revenant Gun
Spinning Silver
Summerland
The Tangled Lands
Trail of Lightning
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slightlyfoxed

slightlyfoxed

Artificial Condition
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Black God's Drums
The Calculating Stars
Children of Blood and Bone
The Cruel Prince
Dread Nation
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
Exit Strategy
Gunpowder Moon
Kinsmen Universe
Lake Silence
Magic Triumphs
Only Human
Rogue Protocol
The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
Space Opera
Stone Mad
The Tea Master and the Detective
Tess of the Road
Trail of Lightning
Tricks for Free
Witchmark
thereddeath

thereddeath

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Weesam

Weesam

Adrift
The Armored Saint
Ball Lightning
Before Mars
Black Helicopters
Blood of Assassins
The Body Library
The Calculating Stars
Embers of War
Europe at Dawn
The Fairies of Sadieville
The Fated Sky
The Folded Land
Foundryside
The Girl in the Green Silk Gown
Good Guys
Hall of Mirrors
Head On
If Tomorrow Comes
Impostor Syndrome
King of Assassins
The Labyrinth Index
Lies Sleeping
Marked
Medusa Uploaded
The Midnight Front
The Moons of Barsk
Outbreak
Quietus
The Raptor & the Wren
Record of a Spaceborn Few
Semiosis
Serpent in the Heather
Summerland
The Tangled Lands
Unbury Carol