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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

The Definitive 1990s SF Reading Challenge

The Definitive 1990s SF Reading Challenge

At last, we reach the finishing straight of our long odyssey through the foundations of SF.

The aim of this challenge is to read 10 books from the Defining SF of the 1990s list, one for each year, in chronological order.

Ideally this should follow on from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s challenges, as the 5th and final part of the Super-Epic Defining Books Reading Challenge, but if you just want to do one decade, that's fine.

The 10-book reading level is the main challenge, with one book per year. The 5-book level is for people with less time or access to 90s books, but should still be attempted in chronological order if possible. The 15 and 20 books levels are for people who want to read more books. The additional books can be in any order, from any years, but a core 10 should still be attempted.

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: September 2016 – December 2017

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

 Crashcourse = 5 books + 0 reviews
 Civil Campaign = 10 books + 0 reviews
 Excession = 15 books + 0 reviews
 Finity's End = 20 books + 0 reviews

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Aemeth

Aemeth

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14
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10
9
8
7
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5
4
3
2
1
Beardie

Beardie

Blue Mars
Brittle Innings
Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede
Cryptonomicon
Factoring Humanity
Forever Peace
Green Mars
Pacific Edge
Red Mars
The Terminal Experiment
CDR_Bill

CDR_Bill

Ammonite
A Clash of Kings
Darwinia
Darwin's Radio
A Deepness in the Sky
The Difference Engine
Doomsday Book
Endymion
The Fall of Hyperion
Feersum Endjinn
A Fire Upon the Deep
A Game of Thrones
Heavy Time
Legacy
On Basilisk Station
Permutation City
The Rise of Endymion
Slow River
Synners
To Say Nothing of the Dog
daxxh

daxxh

Barrayar
Children of God
A Deepness in the Sky
Doomsday Book
Foreigner
Forever Peace
Legacy
Memory
On Basilisk Station
The Vor Game
devilinlaw

devilinlaw

Barrayar
Beggars and Choosers
Cetaganda
A Civil Campaign
A Clash of Kings
A Game of Thrones
Memory
Mirror Dance
The Vor Game
Xenocide
Diane

Diane

Cryptonomicon
The Diamond Age
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
DrEvilO

DrEvilO

5
4
3
2
1
DrNefario

DrNefario

Dreaming in Smoke
The Engines of God
Fools
Fool's War
Jurassic Park
Legacy
Orbital Resonance
Parable of the Sower
Remnant Population
Teranesia
dustydigger

dustydigger

Brightness Reef
The Cassini Division
Cryptonomicon
A Deepness in the Sky
The Diamond Age
Doomsday Book
Endymion
A Fire Upon the Deep
Forever Peace
Green Mars
Heavy Time
Heavy Weather
Moving Mars
Parable of the Sower
The Rise of Endymion
Snow Crash
Stations of the Tide
The Terminal Experiment
Use of Weapons
Voyage to the Red Planet
Emil

Emil

All the Weyrs of Pern
China Mountain Zhang
Cryptonomicon
Endymion
The Engines of God
Factoring Humanity
The Fall of Hyperion
Foreigner
Invader
Pacific Edge
Parable of the Sower
Parable of the Talents
Remnant Population
The Rise of Endymion
Starplex
GiantPanda

GiantPanda

Bone Dance
China Mountain Zhang
Cryptonomicon
Darwin's Radio
The Diamond Age
The Difference Engine
Distraction
Fool's War
The Giver
In the Garden of Iden
King of Morning, Queen of Day
Moving Mars
Mysterium
The Quiet Pools
Snow Crash
Starplex
The Terminal Experiment
To Say Nothing of the Dog
Towing Jehovah
Voyage
kabouter

kabouter

20
19
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
km098

km098

5
4
3
2
1
Momosnyx

Momosnyx

20
19
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

The Alien Years
China Mountain Zhang
A Clash of Kings
The Diamond Age
The Difference Engine
Earth
Ender's Shadow
The Engines of God
Fallen Angels
A Fire Upon the Deep
A Game of Thrones
On Basilisk Station
The Rediscovery of Man
Remnant Population
Signs of Life
Slow River
To Say Nothing of the Dog
A Woman of the Iron People
2
1
pizzakarin

pizzakarin

The Bohr Maker
Cetaganda
Children of God
Cryptonomicon
A Fire Upon the Deep
Forever Peace
Growing Up Weightless
Permutation City
Use of Weapons
Xenocide
Scott Laz

Scott Laz

Excession
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
seattleotaku

seattleotaku

5
4
3
2
1
Sushicat

Sushicat

The Giver
4
3
2
1
thereddeath

thereddeath

5
4
3
2
1
wecowo

wecowo

5
4
3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

Against a Dark Background
The Bohr Maker
Brittle Innings
Chaga
Cryptonomicon
Darwinia
Diaspora
Fallen Angels
In the Country of the Blind
Mission Child
Mysterium
On Basilisk Station
Orbital Resonance
Pacific Edge
Quarantine
Reclamation
The Rise of Endymion
Sideshow
Teranesia
Voyage
ZeroCredibility

ZeroCredibility

5
4
3
2
1