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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

2016 Speculative Fiction Published This Year

2016 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 2016 (or first-published in the U.S. in 2016), and not be ones that you have read previously.

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: January 2016 – June 2017

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

 Campbell = 3 books + 1 reviews
 Clarke = 6 books + 2 reviews
 Nebula = 12 books + 3 reviews
 Hugo = 24 books + 6 reviews

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

Abalone

Abalone

After Atlas
Breath of Earth
A City Dreaming
Den of Wolves
Dominion
Double Down
Europe in Winter
Everfair
The Everything Box
Fix
The Gate of Sorrows
A Green and Ancient Light
The Hidden People
Into Everywhere
Jericho
Last Year
The Liberation
Los Nefilim
Midnight Taxi Tango
Of Sand and Malice Made
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
Too Like the Lightning
Waypoint Kangaroo
Wickedly Powerful
Aemeth

Aemeth

The Ballad of Black Tom
Central Station
Crosstalk
The Hanging Tree
Medusa's Web
The Nightmare Stacks
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
This Census-Taker
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Allie

Allie

All the Birds in the Sky
The Obelisk Gate
The Wall of Storms
Ann Walker

Ann Walker

The Abyss Surrounds Us
All the Birds in the Sky
Bloodline
Children of Earth and Sky
Everfair
Every Heart a Doorway
Forest of Memory
A Gathering of Shadows
The Geek Feminist Revolution: Essays
Ghost Talkers
A Green and Ancient Light
Icon
Infomocracy
League of Dragons
The Lie Tree
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Marrow Island
The Masked City
The Obelisk Gate
Runtime
Sleeping Giants
Star Wars, Episode 7: The Force Awakens
To the Bright Edge of the World
A Torch Against the Night
Arifel

Arifel

All the Birds in the Sky
Bloodline
Borderline
Central Station
Child of a Hidden Sea
The Cold Between
Cold-Forged Flame
The Devil You Know
Down Station
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
The Drowning Eyes
Everfair
Every Heart a Doorway
Forest of Memory
The Geek Feminist Revolution: Essays
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:  Parts One & Two
Heroine Complex
Infomocracy
The Invisible Library
Mechanical Failure
Ninefox Gambit
The Obelisk Gate
The Reader
Super Extra Grande
Arrenby

Arrenby

All the Birds in the Sky
Arkwright
The Bands of Mourning
City of Blades
The City of Mirrors
Cloudbound
Death's End
Disappearance at Devil's Rock
Dreams of Distant Shores
The Edge of Worlds
Every Heart a Doorway
Fellside
A Gathering of Shadows
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Kingfisher
The Obelisk Gate
Of Sand and Malice Made
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
Penric and the Shaman
Red Queen
Sleeping Giants
Stiletto
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
Too Like the Lightning
bleebs

bleebs

Central Station
Death's End
The Medusa Chronicles
Ninefox Gambit
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
Sleeping Giants
charlesdee

charlesdee

The Ballad of Black Tom
Central Station
Daughters of Monsters
The Deep Sea Diver's Syndrome
Disappearance at Devil's Rock
The Fisherman
Good Girls
Hell's Bounty
Hex
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Lovecraft Country
A Man Lies Dreaming
dalex

dalex

And Again
Barren Cove
The Chimes
The City of Mirrors
Dreaming Death
Everfair
Good Morning, Midnight
The Life of Elves
The Loney
Los Nefilim
The Many Selves of Katherine North
The Natural Way of Things
Neon Green
Night of the Animals:  A Novel
Occupy Me
The Raft
Savant
Some Possible Solutions
The Sunlight Pilgrims
To the Bright Edge of the World
Too Like the Lightning
The Trees
The Unfinished World and Other Stories
The Unseen World
daxxh

daxxh

Arkwright
Azanian Bridges
Central Station
A Closed and Common Orbit
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
End of Watch
Eternity's Mind
Europe in Winter
Fear the Drowning Deep
Forest of Memory
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
In the Labyrinth of Drakes:  A Memoir by Lady Trent
Infomocracy
The Iron Tactician
The Medusa Chronicles
Morning Star
The Natural Way of Things
Ninefox Gambit
Spear of Light
Star Wars, Episode 7: The Force Awakens
Super Extra Grande
This Census-Taker
The Underground Railroad
War Factory
devilinlaw

devilinlaw

Ahsoka
Bloodline
Borderline
Catalyst
Disappearance at Devil's Rock
Every Heart a Doorway
Goldenhand
My Sister Rosa
Nevernight
ODY-C Vol. 2: Sons of the Wolf
Star Wars, Episode 7: The Force Awakens
Stiletto
Diane

Diane

All the Birds in the Sky
The Art of Space Travel
The City Born Great
A City Dreaming
Every Heart a Doorway
A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers
A Gathering of Shadows
The Geek Feminist Revolution: Essays
The Hanging Tree
The Last Days of New Paris
Morning Star
Our Talons Can Crush Galaxies
The Princess Diarist
The Rise of Io
The Rithmatist
Seasons of Glass and Iron
The Spider's War
Stars Above
Stiletto
This Census-Taker
Time Siege
The Tomato Thief
Touring with the Alien
The View from the Cheap Seats:  Selected Nonfiction
Dlw28

Dlw28

After Atlas
All the Birds in the Sky
Arcadia
Arkwright
Babylon's Ashes
Children of Earth and Sky
City of Blades
The City of Woven Streets
Crosstalk
Dark Matter
Every Heart a Doorway
The Falls
Forest of Memory
A Gathering of Shadows
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Infomocracy
The Last Days of New Paris
Lies, Damned Lies, and History
Ninefox Gambit
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
Sunbolt
Too Like the Lightning
Version Control
Dustycc

Dustycc

3
2
1
ElizabethR

ElizabethR

Angels of Music
Barren Cove
Betrayals
Dark Matter
Elixir
Faller
The Family Plot
Feedback
Firewalk
Good Morning, Midnight
The Gradual
The Immortals
Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge
Necessity
New Pompeii
The Obelisk Gate
Paper and Fire
The Regional Office is Under Attack
The Returned
Revenger
Revisionary
The Rise of Io
Spiderlight
The Wall of Storms
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

All the Birds in the Sky
The Ballad of Black Tom
Barren Cove
Beyond the Aquila Rift:  The Best of Alastair Reynolds
Children of Earth and Sky
City of Blades
The Devil You Know
Disappearance at Devil's Rock
Downfall of the Gods
The Geek Feminist Revolution: Essays
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
The Gentleman
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:  Parts One & Two
Invaders:  22 Tales from the Outer Limits of Literature
Kingfisher
League of Dragons
Lovecraft Country
Mr. Splitfoot
A Natural History of Hell
Necessity
The Obelisk Gate
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
This Census-Taker
The Winged Histories
fisk42

fisk42

All the Birds in the Sky
Arkwright
Babylon's Ashes
Bloodline
Crosstalk
Death's End
The Fireman
Infomocracy
Life Debt
Morning Star
Ninefox Gambit
Star Wars, Episode 7: The Force Awakens
Too Like the Lightning
Underground Airlines
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
gallyangel

gallyangel

Ahsoka
Another Episode S/O
Babylon's Ashes
Baccano!, Vol. 1:  The Rolling Bootlegs
Baccano!, Vol. 2:  The Grand Punk Railroad: Local
Bakemonogatari, Part 1:  Monster Tale
Durarara!! 3
Durarara!! 4
Durarara!! 5
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:  The Original Screenplay
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:  Parts One & Two
Re: Zero, Vol. 1:  Starting Life in Another World
Re: Zero, Vol. 2:  Starting Life in Another World
Rogue One:  A Star Wars Story
Star Wars, Episode 7: The Force Awakens
Sword Art Online 7: Mother's Rosary
Sword Art Online 8:  Early and Late
Sword Art Online 9: Alicization Beginning
Sword Art Online Progressive 04
The View from the Cheap Seats:  Selected Nonfiction
4
3
2
1
illegible_scribble

illegible_scribble

And Again
Arkwright
Behind the Throne
Borderline
Every Heart a Doorway
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Ghost Talkers
Impersonations
Infomocracy
Lies, Damned Lies, and History
Mechanical Failure
The Nightmare Stacks
Of Sand and Malice Made
Once Broken Faith
Quantum Night
Remanence
The Rise of Io
Sleeping Giants
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
Summerlong
Supernova
Too Like the Lightning
Transgalactic
Yesternight
Infinity_Outlaw

Infinity_Outlaw

The Abyss Surrounds Us
Arkwright
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
Every Heart a Doorway
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:  Parts One & Two
The Invisible Library
The Last Days of New Paris
The Masked City
Sleeping Giants
Spiderlight
Stiletto
This Census-Taker
Jain

Jain

The Ballad of Black Tom
City of Blades
A Closed and Common Orbit
Crooked Kingdom
The Devourers
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
The Drowning Eyes
Everfair
Every Heart a Doorway
Forest of Memory
A Gathering of Shadows
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Ghost Talkers
The Invisible Library
The Lie Tree
The Lost Child of Lychford
Lovecraft Country
Ninefox Gambit
The Obelisk Gate
Penric and the Shaman
Penric's Mission
The Raven King
A Taste of Honey
The Underground Railroad
kabouter

kabouter

All the Birds in the Sky
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them:  The Original Screenplay
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child:  Parts One & Two
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
km098

km098

City of Blades
A Gathering of Shadows
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Laffer

Laffer

An Accident of Stars
Beyond the Aquila Rift:  The Best of Alastair Reynolds
A Blade of Black Steel
Borderline
Central Station
Chapel of Ease
A Closed and Common Orbit
The Cold Between
Crosstalk
Death's End
Dreams of Distant Shores
Four Roads Cross
Ghost Talkers
I Am Providence
Icon
The Mirror Thief
Ninefox Gambit
Remnants of Trust
Silent Hall
Sleeping Giants
The Suicide Motor Club
Time Siege
Vigil
Yamada Monogatari:  The Emperor in Shadow
Linguana

Linguana

All the Birds in the Sky
The Bands of Mourning
Borderline
A Closed and Common Orbit
Congress of Secrets
A Gathering of Shadows
The Girl From Everywhere
The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home
Heartless
Labyrinth Lost
The Little Homo Sapiens Scientist
The Lost Child of Lychford
Ninefox Gambit
The Obelisk Gate
The Raven King
The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales
Too Like the Lightning
Truthwitch
Vassa in the Night
Version Control
Vigil
What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours
When the Moon Was Ours
1
mattkoch

mattkoch

Lock In
2
1
MMOGC

MMOGC

Arkwright
Bloodline
Bloodmage
Burning Midnight
Children of Earth and Sky
Company Town
Dark Matter
Drake
Dreaming Death
Fellside
The Fireman
Good Girls
Hex
In the Labyrinth of Drakes:  A Memoir by Lady Trent
Lovecraft Country
Lustlocked:  A Sin du Jour Affair
Ninefox Gambit
The Obelisk Gate
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories
Sharp Ends
Sleeping Giants
Star Wars, Episode 7: The Force Awakens
The Tower of Swallows
United States of Japan
Momosnyx

Momosnyx

All the Birds in the Sky
The Devil You Know
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
The Jewel and Her Lapidary
20
19
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

All the Birds in the Sky
The Ballad of Black Tom
Bloodmage
The Burning Page
Chaosmage
Cold-Forged Flame
Conspiracy of Ravens
The Drowning Eyes
Eagle in Exile
Forest of Memory
A Gathering of Shadows
Hammers on Bone
Heart of Granite
The High King's Vengeance
The Immortal Throne
A Little Knowledge
The Medusa Chronicles
Medusa's Web
Patchwerk
Red Queen
A Song for No Man's Land
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
This Census-Taker
Winterwood
piibald

piibald

Age of Myth
All the Birds in the Sky
The Bands of Mourning
Bloodline
Certain Dark Things
The City of Woven Streets
Crosstalk
Dark Matter
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
Dreams of Distant Shores
A Green and Ancient Light
The Last Days of Jack Sparks
Lovecraft Country
Lustlocked:  A Sin du Jour Affair
Morning Star
Penric and the Shaman
The Power
Pride's Spell
The Queue
Red Queen
Saint's Blood
Sharp Ends
To The Lake
The Underground Railroad
Pug

Pug

The Absconded Ambassador
All the Birds in the Sky
The Ballad of Black Tom
The Bands of Mourning
Borderline
Central Station
City of Blades
Dark Run
The Devil You Know
The Drowning Eyes
The Emperor's Railroad
End of Watch
Every Heart a Doorway
The Fireman
Forest of Memory
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Lustlocked:  A Sin du Jour Affair
Pride's Spell
Roses and Rot
Runtime
A Song for No Man's Land
Star Wars, Episode 7: The Force Awakens
A Taste of Honey
This Census-Taker
robyn

robyn

The Burning Page
The City of Woven Streets
Every Heart a Doorway
Ghost Talkers
Invisible Planets
The Life of Elves
Scott Laz

Scott Laz

All the Birds in the Sky
Babylon's Ashes
Central Station
Children of Earth and Sky
Death's End
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
A Gambler's Anatomy
Grotto of the Dancing Deer:  And Other Stories
The Last Days of New Paris
The Man Underneath:  The Collected Short Fiction, Volume Three
Medusa's Web
Necessity
Ninefox Gambit
The Obelisk Gate
Revenger
Too Like the Lightning
The Underground Railroad
Visitor
The Wall of Storms
Zero K
4
3
2
1
seattleotaku

seattleotaku

Bridging Infinity
Invasive
1
slightlyfoxed

slightlyfoxed

Age of Myth
All the Birds in the Sky
Borderline
Calamity
City of Wolves
Cold-Forged Flame
A Court of Mist and Fury
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
Empire of Storms
Every Heart a Doorway
Forest of Memory
A Gathering of Shadows
Glass Sword
Heroine Complex
The Invisible Library
Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club
Lustlocked:  A Sin du Jour Affair
Marked in Flesh
Masks and Shadows
Midnight Taxi Tango
Nightshades
Pride's Spell
Stiletto
This Savage Song
sweko

sweko

All the Birds in the Sky
Arkwright
Burning Midnight
Central Station
A Closed and Common Orbit
Company Town
Crosstalk
Dark Matter
Death's End
End of Watch
Everfair
Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Icon
Infomocracy
The Long Cosmos
Morning Star
Nevernight
Ninefox Gambit
Penric's Mission
Sleeping Giants
Super Extra Grande
Too Like the Lightning
Underground Airlines
United States of Japan
thereddeath

thereddeath

3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

All the Birds in the Sky
The Bands of Mourning
Burned
Burning Midnight
Calamity
Children of Earth and Sky
City of Blades
The Custodian of Marvels
Drake
Dreaming Death
Fellside
A Gathering of Shadows
Hex
The Immortal Throne
In the Labyrinth of Drakes:  A Memoir by Lady Trent
Kingfisher
Medusa's Web
Occupy Me
Quantum Night
Stiletto
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
United States of Japan
Who Killed Sherlock Holmes?
The Winged Histories
whargoul

whargoul

The Nightmare Stacks
5
4
3
2
1