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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

Apocalypse Now 2016 Reading Challenge

Apocalypse Now 2016 Reading Challenge

Don't you ever just want to watch the world burn? Well, so do I! Let's have a nuclear campfire and read a bunch of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction together! Got your respirators on?

The Rules:

* Any genre of fiction is acceptable, so long as it focuses on the end of the world as we know it.

* Re-reads are okay, but you must have read the book more than five years ago or it must be a new edition.

* Dystopias only count if they follow the end of the world. (So Oryx and Crake counts, but The Handmaid's Tale does not because only the United States went to hell; the rest of the world is doing just fine.)

* Video game and RPG tie ins are absolutely acceptable as long as the Apocalypse is the focus (so Dark Sun novels are perfect, but Mechwarrior is not; Fallout, Wasteland and The Last of Us are perfect, but Mass Effect is not)

See you in the wastelands; if we survive!

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: March 2016 – February 2017

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

 Shaun of the Dead = 3 books + 1 reviews
 Stuart Redman / Frannie Goldsmith = 6 books + 2 reviews
 Katniss Everdeen / Rick Grimes = 9 books + 3 reviews
 Mad Max / Furiosa = 12 books + 6 reviews

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

Arrenby

Arrenby

All the Birds in the Sky
Bird Box
The Book of Phoenix
The City of Mirrors
The Dark Forest
Death's End
Good Morning, Midnight
The Obelisk Gate
The Queen of the Tearling
aussiebookworm

aussiebookworm

12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Badseedgirl

Badseedgirl

The Children of Men
The City of Mirrors
Dog Blood
Dust & Decay
Hater
One Second After
Rot & Ruin
The Scourge of God
The Screwfly Solution
The Stand
Wayward
Wool
bhood2k

bhood2k

3
2
1
dalex

dalex

The City of Mirrors
Elysium
Good Morning, Midnight
digitaltempest

digitaltempest

The 5th Wave
All the Birds in the Sky
The Fifth Season
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

Barren Cove
The Carhullan Army
Children of Time
The Day After Judgment
Gypsy (collection)
He, She and It
The Obelisk Gate
Sherwood Nation
Terraforming Earth
This Census-Taker
Updraft
World Made by Hand
GiantPanda

GiantPanda

All the Birds in the Sky
The Death of Grass
Depth
The Dog Stars
Earth Abides
The Long Tomorrow
Memory of Water
Metro 2033
The Road
Soft Apocalypse
Station Eleven
This is the Way the World Ends
Greenspindle

Greenspindle

6
5
4
3
2
1
jgcowgill@yahoo.com

jgcowgill@yahoo.com

3
2
1
jontlaw

jontlaw

The Drowned World
Flesh
The Game-Players of Titan
The Martian Chronicles
The Stars are Ours!
The World Jones Made
6
5
4
3
2
1
justifiedsinner

justifiedsinner

The Book of the Unnamed Midwife
Earth Abides
The Fifth Season
I Am Legend
The Inverted World
Julian Comstock:  A Story of 22nd-Century America
Marooned in Realtime
The Peace War
Seveneves:  A Novel
kabouter

kabouter

All the Birds in the Sky
The Day of the Triffids
The Death of Grass
Execution
Flood
The Girl With All the Gifts
Greybeard
I Am Legend
Lucifer's Hammer
The Mist
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
Z for Zachariah
kellylarson

kellylarson

The Day of the Triffids
Earth Abides
The Forge of God
I Am Legend
Seveneves:  A Novel
Wool
markt

markt

Bird Box
The Girl With All the Gifts
Station Eleven
Momosnyx

Momosnyx

All the Birds in the Sky
The Body Snatchers (The Invasion of the Body Snatchers)
A Canticle for Leibowitz
The Day of the Triffids
The Girl With All the Gifts
The Martian Chronicles
morpheus

morpheus

Cat's Cradle
Galapagos
Oryx and Crake
The Penultimate Truth
The Road
The Year of the Flood
nightxade

nightxade

The 100
The 5th Wave
Brown Girl in the Ring
Dawn
The Elfstones of Shannara
The Fifth Season
Firefight
The Girl With All the Gifts
The Host
Parable of the Sower
Robogenesis
The Twelve
reedtate

reedtate

The City of Mirrors
Earth Abides
I Am Legend
The Postman
The Wanderer
World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
Sable Aradia

Sable Aradia

Alas, Babylon
All the Birds in the Sky
The Death of Grass
Earth Abides
MaddAddam
Oryx and Crake
Plague Year
Stand on Zanzibar
Updraft
We
Wool
The Year of the Flood
spoltz

spoltz

334
Empire of the Senseless
The Fifth Season
In the Garden of Dead Cars
We
1
Sunscour

Sunscour

12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
thereddeath

thereddeath

3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

The Burning World (The Drought)
The Death of Grass
Emergence
Fiend
Greybeard
The Last Man
Lucifer's Hammer
The Night of the Long Knives
On the Beach
Soft Apocalypse
Swan Song
This is the Way the World Ends