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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

2017 Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge

2017 Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge

Back for the fifth year in a row it's the Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge!

The basic rules are the same with some modifications for the new reading levels. This challenge is to read 6 or 12 new-to-you women authors in 12 months depending on the reading level you select. We have a new 6 author/book Adventurer reading level for those wanting to get in with a smaller challenge. For those who want to read more we have the standard 12 authors/books in 12 months Voyager level. After that we've got the double down level of Pathfinder and then another double down to reach Pioneer. For these levels you only have to read 12 new-to-you women authors. For the other slots you can pick previously read women authors or read multiple books by the same author etc. This will allow you to include series in your challenge!

As always, at least one of your author choices should be totally random. Have a friend pick one for you and you pick one for your friend. Come up with some creative way to make your random pick and tell us about it in the forum.

The review requirements have been stripped out but you are always encouraged to write them if you want to. It's a good way to make the challnge that little bit more rigorous.

We have an All Women Authors page so you can easily find some new authors to read as well as several book lists so you'll never run out of options. Read on!

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

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

 Adventurer = 6 books + 0 reviews
 Voyager = 12 books + 0 reviews
 Pathfinder = 24 books + 0 reviews
 Pioneer = 48 books + 0 reviews

Note: You must be a logged in member of WWEnd to join this challenge. Join WWEnd

Administrator

Administrator

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Ann Walker

Ann Walker

An Accident of Stars
Cold Iron
Darkchild
The Daughters
The Drowning City
Gilded Cage
The Gospel of Loki
Heart's Blood
Illuminae
Ink and Bone:  The Great Library
The Interior Life
A Madness Of Angels: Or The Resurrection of Matthew Swift
The Native Star
Passing Strange
Planetfall
Ragnarok :  The End of the Gods
The Reader
Rusalka
The Stars Change
Steal the Sky
Too Like the Lightning
A Wrinkle in Time
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Arifel

Arifel

Beggars in Spain (novella)
The Best of All Possible Worlds
Black Wine
The Bone Swans of Amandale
Boneshaker
The Book of Heroes
Brown Girl in the Ring
Cyteen
A Door into Ocean
The Empress of Mars
Falcon
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
God Stalk
Grass
Halfway Human
The Long Tomorrow
The Raven Boys
The Sparrow
Swastika Night
Synners
Taylor's Ark
Tender Morsels
A Thousand Words for Stranger
Warchild
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
The Winged Histories
Zoo City
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Arrenby

Arrenby

Certain Dark Things
Good Morning, Midnight
Passing Strange
Six Wakes
A Stranger in Olondria
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Badseedgirl

Badseedgirl

20 Years Later
Beauty Queens
Beggars In Spain
Beloved
Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Drawing Blood
Enclave
Gods Behaving Badly
In the Garden of Iden
Indexing
The Red: First Light
The Shadow Revolution
Under the Never Sky
Uprooted
The Warrior's Apprentice
The Woman In Black:  A Ghost Story
A Wrinkle in Time
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BeckyLeJ

BeckyLeJ

Agents of Dreamland
The Bear and The Nightingale
Behind Her Eyes
Brother’s Ruin
Down Among the Sticks and Bones
Dream Houses
Enclave
Fabulous Beasts
Fiber
Final Girls
Gilded Cage
Heartstone
The Maiden Thief
Nevertheless, She Persisted
Nova
Proof of Concept
Rolling in the Deep
The Ship
Six Wakes
A Song for Quiet
They Say a Girl Died Here Once
Those Who Watch
Winter Tide
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bethbiehl

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booksbonesbuffy

booksbonesbuffy

Agents of Dreamland
Behind Her Eyes
Brimstone
Dear Sweet Filthy World
Gilded Cage
Heartstone
Miranda and Caliban
Phantom Pains
The Prey of Gods
Six Wakes
Star's End
Wilders
Winter of the Gods
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Carizo

Carizo

An Ember in the Ashes
Ancillary Justice
Decision at Doona
The Dispossessed
The Last One
The Lie Tree
Orlando
Parable of the Sower
The Queen of the Tearling
Six Wakes
Synners
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
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cgallant

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charade

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controuble

All the Birds in the Sky
A Closed and Common Orbit
Post
Seven Surrenders
Too Like the Lightning
Wilders
dalex

dalex

And Again
The Bear and The Nightingale
The Beautiful Bureaucrat
The Bees
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife
A Calculated Life
The Chimes
The Curse of Chalion
Dreams of Shreds and Tatters
Edge of Dark
The Engine's Child
The Essex Serpent
Everfair
Find Me
The Girl in the Road
The Gracekeepers
The Life of Elves
Living Next Door to the God of Love
The Lonely Hearts Hotel
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Los Nefilim
The Many Selves of Katherine North
The Mapmaker's War
The Natural Way of Things
Neon Green
Occupy Me
The Only Ones
The Opposite House
The Owl Killers
The Power
The Prey of Gods
Radiance
Radiomen
Savant
The Ship
The Shore
Smoketown
A Stranger in Olondria
The Sunlight Pilgrims
Suspended Heart
A Tale for the Time Being
The Testament of Jessie Lamb
To the Bright Edge of the World
The Unfinished World and Other Stories
vN:  The First Machine Dynasty
Where
Who Fears Death
Zoo City
daxxh

daxxh

Briar Rose
The Crystal Cave
The Essex Serpent
Fear the Drowning Deep
Grass
The Mabinogion
The Natural Way of Things
Six Wakes
Tales of the Quintana Roo
Too Like the Lightning
War Surf
Warchild
digitaltempest

digitaltempest

Ancillary Mercy
The Beautiful Bureaucrat
Bloodline
The Child Eater
Dark Orbit
A Darker Shade of Magic
Dragonflight
Going Dark
Gold Fame Citrus: A Novel
Grass
Heartless
Howl's Moving Castle
The Invasion of the Tearling
Iron Kissed
Kingfisher
The Mists of Avalon
Night's Master
The Obelisk Gate
Palimpsest
Radiance
The Red: First Light
Signal to Noise
Sword of the Rightful King
Under the Poppy
Updraft
Uprooted
Vermilion
A Wind in the Door
The Wolf Gift
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Dlw28

Dlw28

Baba Yaga Laid an Egg
Behind the Throne
Black Wolves
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife
Borderline
The Deepest Rift
The Falling Sky
A Fist of Permutations in Lightning and Wildflowers
Floating Worlds
The Gracekeepers
Incident on a Small Colony
Kingfisher
The Lie Tree
Life
Linesman
Lizard Radio
Passing Strange
Proof of Concept
Six Wakes
Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea
Trouble and Her Friends
When Fox is a Thousand
Winter Rose
A Woman of the Iron People
DrNefario

DrNefario

Across the Nightingale Floor
An Ember in the Ashes
Daughter of the Forest
The Falling Woman
Howl's Moving Castle
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Medalon
The Raven Boys
Smiler's Fair
Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot
The Whitefire Crossing
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ekstasis

ekstasis

Bloodchild and Other Stories
A Calculated Life
Fluency
Speak
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
Witch World
Emil

Emil

Gold Fame Citrus: A Novel
Lagoon
Lavinia
Parable of the Sower
Vermilion
Woman on the Edge of Time
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

A Feast of Sorrows:  Stories
Gods Behaving Badly
Too Like the Lightning
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everythinginstatic

everythinginstatic

All the Birds in the Sky
Ancillary Justice
Cinder
The Ghost Bride
The Golem and the Jinni
The House of Shattered Wings
Karen Memory
The Mirror Empire
Runemarks
Seraphina
Soulless
White is for Witching
Exastris

Exastris

The Philosopher Kings
Timeless
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GiantPanda

GiantPanda

Across the Nightingale Floor
Alanna: The First Adventure
Archangel
Beasts of Tabat
Borderline
The Buried Life
The Clockwork Dagger
Cuckoo Song
Dark Orbit
Dead Souls
Deerskin
Deryni Rising
Elixir
Everfair
Fade to Black
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Forgotten Suns
Gemsigns
The Golem and the Jinni
Grimspace
The Historian
Hotel Transylvania
In the Company of Others
In War Times
Just One Damned Thing After Another
Last Song Before Night
Life After Life
Lost Things
Miserere: An Autumn Tale
The Paper Magician
Point of Honour
The Raven Boys
The Red Magician
The Scorpion Rules
Shadow and Bone
The Ship Who Sang
Snake Agent
Sorcerer to the Crown
The Steerswoman
The Sword of Aldones
Sword-Dancer
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic
The Time Traveler's Wife
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
Watchtower
White Cat
The Wrath and the Dawn
Zero Sum Game
Grayman14

Grayman14

The Arrival of Missives
The Beauty
Brother’s Ruin
White Time
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Hannah_burns

Hannah_burns

The Book of Life
The Clockwork Scarab
Copperhead
Dragonsinger
The Not Yet
Without a Summer
illegible_scribble

illegible_scribble

All the Birds in the Sky
Bandersnatch:  Lewis, Tolkien, and the Creative Collaboration
Behind Her Eyes
The Cold Between
Company Town
Frankenstein
The Gate To Futures Past
Good Morning, Midnight
The Interior Life
Passing Strange
Six Wakes
Wandering Spirits: Traveling Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Infinity_Outlaw

Infinity_Outlaw

Agents of Dreamland
Dreamsnake
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
Just One Damned Thing After Another
The Mummy, or Ramses the Damned
Passing Strange
Six Wakes
The Snow Queen
The Stars Are Legion
A Wrinkle in Time
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JessLibrarian

JessLibrarian

Behind Her Eyes
When the Moon Was Ours
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joycast

Ascension
Ash
The Handmaid's Tale
The Passion of New Eve
The Song of Achilles
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juliael71

juliael71

Bronze Gods
The House of Shattered Wings
Passing Strange
Secret Lives of Books
Six Wakes
Too Like the Lightning
justifiedsinner

justifiedsinner

The Best of All Possible Worlds
The Bohr Maker
Dreaming in Smoke
Memory of Water
Station Eleven
The Tiger's Wife
Updraft
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kwaidan66

kwaidan66

Another Story or a Fisherman of the Inland Sea
The Guild of Xenolinguists
Hwarhath Stories:  Transgressive Tales by Aliens
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Laffer

Laffer

Bellman & Black
The Bone Season:  A Novel
A Calculated Life
The Girl from the Well
God Save the Queen
He, She and It
Hotel World
The House of Shattered Wings
The Native Star
Stalking Tender Prey
Volkhavaar
Walking Wolf
LDev

LDev

The Masked City
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Linguana

Linguana

The Bear and The Nightingale
Borderline
Congress of Secrets
Gilded Cage
The Girl From Everywhere
Heartstone
The Immortals
The Innamorati
Kissing the Witch:  Old Tales in New Skins
Labyrinth Lost
Moribito:  Guardian of the Spirit
The Prey of Gods
Signal to Noise
The Song of Achilles
Tam Lin
Vermilion
When the Moon Was Ours
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Llyren

Llyren

We Who Are About To…
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MaggieK

Curse on the Land
Fire Watch (collection)
Lagoon
Native Tongue
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mjmahoney

mjmahoney

Cold Magic
Grass
Outlander
A Pest Most Fiendish
Reverse Documentary
Summon the Keeper
MMOGC

MMOGC

Crossroads of Canopy
Gilded Cage
Heartstone
Six Wakes
The Wanderers
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Momosnyx

Momosnyx

Agents of Dreamland
Binti: Home
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Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

Binti
The Book of the Damned
China Mountain Zhang
Cold-Forged Flame
Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day
Linesman
Windhaven
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nightxade

nightxade

Archangel's Consort
Barrayar
Binti: Home
Brown Girl in the Ring
The Farthest Shore
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
Midsummer Night
My Soul to Keep
The Obelisk Gate
Owl and the Japanese Circus
Stories of the Raksura, Volume One
A Thousand Pieces of You
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paola_fi

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piibald

piibald

All the Birds in the Sky
Among the Thorns
Assassin's Fate
At the Mouth of the River of Bees
The Bear and The Nightingale
Behind Her Eyes
Bellwether
Bloodline
Borderline
Broken Monsters
Castle in the Air
Certain Dark Things
Children of God
The City of Woven Streets
Crosstalk
Cryoburn
Diplomatic Immunity
The Dream-Quest of Vellitt Boe
The Drowning Girl
The Fifth Season
Fool's Assassin
Fool's Quest
Forest of Memory
The Giver
The Handmaid's Tale
Her Smoke Rose Up Forever
The House of Shattered Wings
In the Forests of Serre
The Interior Life
Karen Memory
Kushiel's Dart
Lavinia
Mira's Last Dance
A Natural History of Dragons:  A Memoir by Lady Trent
Not Before Sundown (Troll:  A Love Story)
Passage
Penric's Mission
Perilous Dreams
Planetfall
The Power
The Queue
The River Bank
Swordspoint
Tainaron:  Mail from Another City
That Game We Played During the War
Thomas the Rhymer
Time Is the Fire: The Best of Connie Willis
To The Lake
Rhondak101

Rhondak101

Autobiography of Red
Bone Swans:  Stories
The Buried Life
His Majesty's Dragon
Jagannath: Stories
Lud-in-the-Mist
The Otherling and Other Stories
Phoenix Rising
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
Prince of Annwn
Rusalka
Seraphina
Six of Crows
Snake Agent
St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
Tainaron:  Mail from Another City
Venus of Dreams
War for the Oaks
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robotwitch

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robyn

robyn

Binti
The Burning Page
The City of Woven Streets
Every Heart a Doorway
Ghost Talkers
Ink and Bone:  The Great Library
The Life of Elves
A Tale for the Time Being
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Sable Aradia

Sable Aradia

Ancillary Justice
Barrayar
Blood Red Road
Camber of Culdi
Cuckoo's Egg
Downbelow Station
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
The Faded Sun: Kutath
The Faded Sun: Shon'jir
Fireship (collection)
Fireship (novella)
Fool's Errand
Foreigner
Forty Thousand in Gehenna
The Hero and the Crown
Houston, Houston, Do You Read?
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Merchanter's Luck
A Momentary Taste of Being
The Moon and the Sun
Parable of the Sower
Path of Fate
The Renegades of Pern
Saffron and Brimstone: Strange Stories
Sassinak
Shards of Honor
The Shore of Women
Skin Folk
Star Songs of an Old Primate
The Tree of Swords and Jewels
Weyr Search
A Wizard of Earthsea
Wizards' Worlds
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ScoLgo

ScoLgo

Beloved
A Door into Ocean
Elysium
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Herland:  and Selected Stories
The Ice Queen
The Mad Scientist's Daughter
Planetfall
Radiance
Uprooted
Walk to the End of the World
White is for Witching
Scott Laz

Scott Laz

Heroes and Villains
Sarah Canary
White Queen
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seattleotaku

The Speed of Dark
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SheSpeculates

SheSpeculates

Company Town
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Slinkyboy

Slinkyboy

Ancillary Justice
The Blue Sword
Brown Girl in the Ring
The Female Man
Flora Segunda
The Ghost Bride
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
The Golem and the Jinni
Howl's Moving Castle
Karen Memory
The Night Circus
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spoltz

Affinity
All the Birds in the Sky
Ethan of Athos
Girl Meets Boy:  The Myth of Iphis
Gossamer Axe
Smoke and Shadows
Tinker
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Weesam

Alice
Ancient, Ancient
The Apothecary's Curse
Archivist Wasp
Blackdog
Congress of Secrets
Dark Matter
Darkwalker
Delia's Shadow
Dorothy Must Die!
The Dragons of Heaven
East
Every Anxious Wave
The Falling Sky
False Hearts
Fear the Drowning Deep
The Girl From Everywhere
Goose of Hermogenes
Julia Vanishes
Labyrinth Lost
The Little Stranger
The Many Selves of Katherine North
Never Let Me:  The Complete Melissa Allen Trilogy
Of Things Gone Astray
The Opposite House
Owl and the Japanese Circus
Poe
A Promise of Fire
The Quick
The Race
The Reader
Savant
Sea Change
The Shore
Shutter
The Singular and Extraordinary Tale of Mirror and Goliath
The Snow Child
The Stars Change
Summer of Love
The Sunlight Pilgrims
The Testament of Jessie Lamb
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic
Three Bags Full
Travel Light
Will Do Magic for Small Change
Wolf Winter
The Woman In Black:  A Ghost Story
Zombie
Zerthimon

Zerthimon

Winter Tide
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