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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

High Fantasy Reading Challenge 2016

High Fantasy Reading Challenge 2016

In the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the time of the daughters and sons of Tolkien, great and heroic deeds were dared by brave souls willing to risk life and limb. They faced the greatest of perils; dragons, magic, saddlesores, politics and war. They fought for Crowns, Gods, or their own profit or survival; all became legends. Thus the tales of the Great Bards come down to us and thus we take up the torch of High Fantasy!

Verily, the rules:

* Read up to twelve books of High Fantasy, Mythic Fiction, or Heroic Fantasy between June of 2016 and May of 2017. Use your discretion (A Song of Ice and Fire, for instance, has been entered as everything from Low Fantasy to High Fantasy. I'm reading it for the challenge so obviously I consider it applicable.)

* Sword and Sorcery may also apply; again use your discretion.

* Fantasy only; no science fiction (and therefore, as much as it looks like fantasy, the Dragonriders of Pern do not count.)

* Science fantasy might be allowable as long as it is more fantasy than sci-fi (so Star Wars before the midichlorians nonsense might be acceptable but Star Trek is out).

* Video game and RPG tie ins are perfectly fine as long as the "feel" of the story is of High Fantasy (so Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance yes; Dark Sun and Eberron no.)

* Romance and sex are perfectly fine, but if they're the focus of the plot, it's out (so I'm nixing anything that looks at all like Paranormal Romance and the Gor novels).

* No re-reads.

* In the spirit of the great bards of the past, try to do as many reviews as possible.

Sally forth! Remember, all men must die!

Challenge Details
Genre: Fantasy
Challenge Span: June 2016 – May 2017

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

 Page = 3 books + 1 reviews
 Squire = 6 books + 2 reviews
 Knight = 9 books + 3 reviews
 Noble = 12 books + 6 reviews

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Arrenby

Arrenby

Arcanum Unbounded:  The Cosmere Collection
The Dragon's Path
The Dying Earth
The Edge of Worlds
The Eyes of the Overworld
The King's Blood
Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden
Norse Mythology
Stories of the Raksura, Volume One
Stories of the Raksura, Volume Two
2
1
bleebs

bleebs

The Darkest Road
The Darkness That Comes Before
Gardens of the Moon
The Grace of Kings
Twelve Kings in Sharakhai
A Wizard of Earthsea
3
2
1
CDR_Bill

CDR_Bill

The Anubis Gates
The Book of the New Sun, Volume 1:  Shadow and Claw
The Book of the New Sun, Volume 2:  Sword and Citadel
The Chronicles of Amber
A Clash of Kings
The Conan Chronicles, Volume 1:  The People of the Black Circle
The Conan Chronicles, Volume 2:  The Hour of the Dragon
A Dance with Dragons
A Feast for Crows
A Game of Thrones
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
A Storm of Swords
dalex

dalex

The Bear and The Nightingale
The Engine's Child
The Moon King
devilinlaw

devilinlaw

A Clash of Kings
A Dance with Dragons
The Farthest Shore
A Feast for Crows
A Game of Thrones
Little, Big
Sabriel
The Shadow of the Torturer
A Storm of Swords
The Tombs of Atuan
The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
DrNefario

DrNefario

The Drowning City
Elantris
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
The Garden of Stones
Kushiel's Chosen
Medalon
The Other Wind
Transformation
Uprooted
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

Bone Swans:  Stories
City of Blades
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
The House of Shattered Wings
Kingfisher
League of Dragons
The Magical Carpenter of Japan:  with 70 full-page woodcuts by Hokusai
Night's Sorceries
Penric's Demon
Soldier of Sidon
Summerlong
A Wild Swan
EricTheRed

EricTheRed

Age of Myth
Battlemage
Before They Are Hanged
Blood Song
Divided Allegiance
Elminster: The Making of a Mage
The Halls of Stormweather
Last Argument of Kings
Malice
Oath of Gold
Sheepfarmer's Daughter
Sword in the Storm
GiantPanda

GiantPanda

Assassin's Apprentice
The Copper Promise
The Curse of the Mistwraith
Gardens of the Moon
God Stalk
Legend
Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden
Range of Ghosts
Sabriel
Throne of the Crescent Moon
The Warded Man
Wizard's First Rule
Jackarandose

Jackarandose

Forest Mage
The Goblin Emperor
The Magician King
The Name of the Wind
Renegade's Magic
The Steel Remains
JohnBem

JohnBem

The Birthgrave
The Dark Tide
The Darkest Day
Harpist in the Wind
Heir of Sea and Fire
Hrolf Kraki's Saga
The Magic Goes Away
Quest for the White Witch
The Riddle-Master of Hed
Shadows of Doom
Vazkor, Son of Vazkor
The Worm Ouroboros
justifiedsinner

justifiedsinner

City of Stairs
The Eye of the World
A Feast for Crows
The Hallowed Hunt
Harpist in the Wind
Heir of Sea and Fire
Last Call
New Spring
The Riddle-Master of Hed
Soldier of Arete
Soldier of the Mist
A Storm of Swords
kabouter

kabouter

Blood of the Fold
Chainfire
Confessor
Debt of Bones
Faith of the Fallen
Naked Empire
Phantom
The Pillars of Creation
Soul of the Fire
Stone of Tears
Temple of the Winds
Wizard's First Rule
km098

km098

6
5
4
3
2
1
kwaidan66

kwaidan66

The Builders
The First Book of Swords
The Innkeeper's Song
Nine Princes in Amber
Swords & Dark Magic
The War Hound and the World's Pain
MaggieK

MaggieK

Child of the Prophecy
City of Bones
The Fifth Season
Fool's Quest
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
His Majesty's Dragon
Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden
The Spider's War
Twelve Kings in Sharakhai
3
2
1
Momosnyx

Momosnyx

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

morpheus

The Alchemist
The Broken Kingdoms
The Citadel of the Autarch
The Claw of the Conciliator
The Farthest Shore
The Ice Dragon
The Killing Moon
Shadow and Bone
The Shadowed Sun
The Sword of the Lictor
The Tombs of Atuan
A Wizard of Earthsea
nightxade

nightxade

The Drawing of the Three
The Farthest Shore
Kinslayer
Last First Snow
Memories of Ice
Midsummer Night
Shadow Dawn
Stories of the Raksura, Volume One
The Time of Contempt
3
2
1
piibald

piibald

Age of Myth
Daughter of the Forest
The Hallowed Hunt
Harpist in the Wind
Heir of Sea and Fire
The Innkeeper's Song
Kushiel's Dart
The Ladies of Mandrigyn
Lavinia
The Riddle-Master of Hed
River of Stars
Warbreaker
Rhondak101

Rhondak101

Bone Swans:  Stories
The Fellowship of the Ring
Lud-in-the-Mist
Prince of Annwn
Seraphina
Votan and Other Novels
Sable Aradia

Sable Aradia

A Clash of Kings
Divided Allegiance
Fool's Errand
A Game of Thrones
Hades' Daughter
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
Medalon
Oath of Gold
Sheepfarmer's Daughter
A Storm of Swords
Treason Keep
A Wizard of Earthsea
thereddeath

thereddeath

3
2
1
undutiness

undutiness

3
2
1
wecowo

wecowo

3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

The Anvil of Ice
The Castle of the Winds
The Forge in the Forest
The Hammer of the Sun
Lyonesse II and III:  The Green Pearl and Madouc
Lyonesse: Suldrun's Garden
The Name of the Wind
Shadow of the Seer
The Singer and the Sea
Time and the Gods
Tower of Thorns
The Wise Man's Fear