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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

2017 Slipstream Reading Challenge

2017 Slipstream Reading Challenge

Slipstream. Sui generis. Interstitial. Genre bender.

Maybe it's a mainstream novel with genre elements. Or maybe the plot covers several genres or doesn't fit neatly into any standard book categories. Or maybe the storyline is "visionary, unreliable, odd or metaphysical," as Christopher Priest described it.

Whatever you call it or however you define it, that's what this challenge is about!

For some books ideas...

  • check out titles tagged "slipstream" on this site
  • explore the awards; the Clarke, Campbell, Red Tentacle, and Golden Tentacle nominees are sometimes literary, which is one possible definition of slipstream
  • read the genre bender articles on tor.com
  • search the lists of books nominated for literary prizes (like the Man Booker) to find ones that have a genre plot

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Looking for a challenge with fewer book requirements? You may prefer the similar Discoveries in Genre challenge.

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.

 Novice = 10 books + 3 reviews
 Apprentice = 15 books + 5 reviews
 Journeyman = 25 books + 7 reviews
 Master = 30 books + 9 reviews

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Abalone

Abalone

Blueprints of the Afterlife
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Chimes
The Islanders
The Love We Share Without Knowing
Number9Dream
The Sunlight Pilgrims
The Trees
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
The Underground Railroad
dalex

dalex

And Again
Barren Cove
The Bear and The Nightingale
The Bees
The Chimes
The Essex Serpent
Find Me
The Gracekeepers
Last Dragon
The Life of Elves
The Lonely Hearts Hotel
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
The Natural Way of Things
Neon Green
Night of the Animals:  A Novel
Occupy Me
The Opposite House
The Owl Killers
The Power
Radiance
The Ship
The Shore
The Sunlight Pilgrims
A Tale for the Time Being
The Testament of Jessie Lamb
Then
Three Years with the Rat
To the Bright Edge of the World
The Trees
Where
km098

km098

10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Rhondak101

Rhondak101

The Bone Clocks
Far North
The Hum and the Shiver
The Little Stranger
The Map of Time:  A Novel
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves
Station Eleven
Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights
thereddeath

thereddeath

10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1