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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

2018 Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge

2018 Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge

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

The basic rules are the same as last year. 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 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 original 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 2018 – December 2018

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

Abalone

Abalone

After Long Silence (The Enigma Score)
Diamond Star
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
The Gospel of Loki
I Wish I Was Like You
The Nothing Girl
Paris Adrift
The Salt Line
Signal to Noise
Under the Pendulum Sun
War for the Oaks
Wintersong
Administrator

Administrator

The Lathe of Heaven
The Martian Obelisk
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4
3
2
1
Ann Walker

Ann Walker

An Excess Male
An Unkindness of Ghosts
An Unkindness of Magicians
And Then There Were (N – One)
The Antelope Wife
The Bear and The Nightingale
Bitter Greens
The Book of M
Borderline
Children of Blood and Bone
The Essex Serpent
Fool's War
Fortune's Pawn
Furthermore
The Girl in the Road
Gold Fame Citrus: A Novel
Gone Girl
The Guns Above
Her Body and Other Parties
Herland
The History of Bees
The Idylls of the Queen
Ink, Iron, and Glass
Jade City
Julia Vanishes
The Keeper of Lost Things
The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion
The Man in the Tree
The Martian Obelisk
The Only Harmless Great Thing
The Owl Killers
The Power
The Princess Diarist
Provenance
The Scorpion Rules
The Scribe of Siena
Semiosis
Strange Practice
The Tethered Mage
That Inevitable Victorian Thing
Trail of Lightning
Truthwitch
The Unseen World
We Have Always Lived in the Castle
Weave a Circle Round
Witchmark
The Wonderling
Yesterday's Kin
aphorisms

aphorisms

An Unkindness of Ghosts
Ancillary Justice
The Fifth Season
Sorcerer to the Crown
The Three-Body Problem
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Arifel

Arifel

Amberlough
An Ember in the Ashes
Archivist Wasp
The Bear and The Nightingale
The Bone Season:  A Novel
Children of Blood and Bone
The City of Brass
Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate
Domnall and the Borrowed Child
Dread Nation
Dreams Before the Start of Time
The Drowning Girl
The Essex Serpent
Fandom for Robots
The Hidden People
In Other Lands
Into the Drowning Deep
Jade City
Magic for Beginners (collection)
Of Sorrow and Such
Phosphorus
The Poppy War
The Secret Life of Bots
Sleeping with Monsters:  Readings and Reactions in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Sunbolt
Under the Pendulum Sun
Warchild
Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™
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2
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Arrenby

Arrenby

The Beauty
Children of Blood and Bone
Her Body and Other Parties
Jagannath: Stories
Medusa Uploaded
The Only Harmless Great Thing
The Power
Remnant Population
Semiosis
Seraphina
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13
12
11
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7
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5
4
3
2
1
booksbonesbuffy

booksbonesbuffy

Before Mars
Beneath the Sugar Sky
A Big Ship at the Edge of the Universe
The Cruel Prince
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
The Hunger
Impostor Syndrome
Semiosis
The Sky Is Yours
Space Opera
Starless
Trail of Lightning
Winterglass
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10
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5
4
3
2
1
crooow

crooow

The Bees
Dawn
The Power
The Refrigerator Monologues
2
1
dalex

dalex

Agents of Dreamland
Ammonite
An Unkindness of Ghosts
Behind Her Eyes
The Book of M
The Book of Speculation
The Comet Seekers
The Country of Ice Cream Star
Defender
The Falling Sky
Fen
The History of Bees
How Saints Die
The Incarnations
The Keeper of Lost Things
The Last One
The Last to See Me
The Little Stranger
Living with Ghosts
A Lovely Way to Burn
The Mad Scientist's Daughter
The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
Nimona
Noumenon
Our Lady of the Ice
Passing Strange
Radiance
Record of a Night Too Brief
The Rift
Rooms
Shadow's End
The Silent Companions
The Sky Is Yours
Starless
The Stars Are Legion
Star's End
The Stone Boatmen
The Stopped Heart
Then
The Tiger's Daughter
Vigil
The Wanderers
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street
What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky
The Winged Histories
The Word Exchange
A Wrinkle in Time
The Year of Our War
daxxh

daxxh

Amberlough
An Excess Male
An Unkindness of Ghosts
And Then There Were (N – One)
Bannerless
The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton
Grass
The Man in the Tree
People of the Sky
Phasma
The Snow Queen
The Yellow Wallpaper
DeirdriuWRS

DeirdriuWRS

All the Birds in the Sky
Among Others
Barrayar
Crossfire
Crown of Shadows
Crucible
Cuckoo Song
Doomsday Book
The Drowning Girl
Ethan of Athos
The Female Man
The Fifth Season
Fire Watch (collection)
The Gate of the Cat
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
The Killing Moon
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Nights at the Circus
The Obelisk Gate
The Passion
The Shadowed Sun
Shards of Honor
Sorceress of the Witch World
The Stone Sky
A Stranger in Olondria
This Alien Shore
Three Against the Witch World
To Say Nothing of the Dog
Trey of Swords
Uprooted
The Vor Game
Waking the Moon
'Ware Hawk
Warlock of the Witch World
The Warrior's Apprentice
Web of the Witch World
When True Night Falls
Witch World
Zoo City
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8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Diane

Diane

The Breath of War
Children of Thorns, Children of Water
Discount Armageddon
Fandom for Robots
The Fisher Queen
A Guide to the Fruits of Hawai'i
The Husband Stitch
The Lady Who Plucked Red Flowers beneath the Queen's Window
The Secret Life of Bots
A Series of Steaks
Small Changes Over Long Periods of Time
A Stretch of Highway Two Lanes Wide
Welcome to Your Authentic Indian Experience™
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divinenanny

divinenanny

Binti
The Black Tides of Heaven
The Fifth Season
Infomocracy
Prime Meridian
River of Teeth
Rupert Wong, Cannibal Chef
The Secret History of Moscow
Servant of the Underworld
A Small Charred Face
Too Like the Lightning
Winter Tide
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

Autonomous
Bannerless
Black Wave
Cat Pictures Please and Other Stories
The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart
Dreams Before the Start of Time
Everfair
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe
The Ghost Stories of Muriel Spark
Goblin Market
Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach
Her Body and Other Parties
The Hunger
In Other Lands
The Inner City
Jade City
The Man in the Tree
The Power
Semiosis
She Said Destroy
The Silent Companions
Things to Do When You're Goth in the Country and Other Stories
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
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everythinginstatic

everythinginstatic

Ancillary Justice
A Closed and Common Orbit
The Fifth Season
Fool's Errand
The Hunter's Kind
Kushiel's Avatar
Ombria in Shadow
The Poppy War
Seven Surrenders
Starlings
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Exastris

Exastris

12
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5
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2
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FINBYFI

FINBYFI

12
11
10
9
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2
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GiantPanda

GiantPanda

The Bear and The Nightingale
The Cloud Roads
Herland
A Natural History of Dragons:  A Memoir by Lady Trent
A Skinful of Shadows
Trail of Lightning
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5
4
3
2
1
Grayman14

Grayman14

Dawn
The Dispossessed
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9
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6
5
4
3
2
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Hneite

Hneite

All Systems Red
Among Others
Artificial Condition
Binti
The Curse of Chalion
The Entropy Effect
The Left Hand of Darkness
The Magic of Recluce
Paladin of Souls
Wizard's Hall
2
1
illegible_scribble

illegible_scribble

Autonomous
Barbary Station
Big Damn Hero
The Black Tides of Heaven
The Cloud Roads
Cormorant Run
Crash Override: How Gamergate (Nearly) Destroyed My Life, and How We Can Win the Fight Against Online Hate
Daughter of Mystery
Hunger Makes the Wolf
The Ice
The Interior Life
Medusa Uploaded
A Natural History of Dragons:  A Memoir by Lady Trent
The Only Harmless Great Thing
The Rift
Semiosis
Sleeping with Monsters:  Readings and Reactions in Science Fiction and Fantasy
The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter
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5
4
3
2
1
Infinity_Outlaw

Infinity_Outlaw

Akata Witch
Artificial Condition
Before Mars
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Children of Blood and Bone
Dread Nation
The Empress of Mars
Honor Among Thieves
Initiation
Into the Drowning Deep
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
The Lost Plot
Medusa Uploaded
On a Red Station, Drifting
The Sword of Rhiannon
Unearthed
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7
6
5
4
3
2
1
justifiedsinner

justifiedsinner

The Best of All Possible Worlds
Get in Trouble:  Stories
In the Night Garden
Parasite
Station Eleven
A Tale for the Time Being
White Queen
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4
3
2
1
katofrafters

katofrafters

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

mjmahoney

All Systems Red
Among Others
An Unkindness of Ghosts
Autonomous
Planetfall
Shadow Man
The Tea Master and the Detective
Trail of Lightning
4
3
2
1
Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

The Copper Promise
Memory of Water
Peacemaker
The Race
2
1
nightxade

nightxade

Binti: The Night Masquerade
Defy the Stars
Inferno Squad
Last First Snow
Leia, Princess of Alderaan
Midsummer Night
The Mountains of Mourning
Murder of Crows
Six of Crows
The Stone Sky
Strange the Dreamer
Who Fears Death
piibald

piibald

Ash: A Secret History
Fever Dream
Freshwater
Her Body and Other Parties
In Other Lands
Karen Memory
Kintu
A Natural History of Dragons:  A Memoir by Lady Trent
Not Before Sundown (Troll:  A Love Story)
Six Wakes
The Song of Achilles
Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories
pixel

pixel

All Systems Red
Except the Queen
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
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2
1
Reddjena

Reddjena

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Sable Aradia

Sable Aradia

Ancillary Justice
Barrayar
Beasts of Tabat
Binti
Blood Red Road
The Bronze Skies
Camber of Culdi
Cordelia's Honor
Cuckoo's Egg
Downbelow Station
Dragonflight
The Faded Sun: Kesrith
The Faded Sun: Kutath
The Faded Sun: Shon'jir
Foreigner
Forty Thousand in Gehenna
Merchanter's Luck
The Paladin
Parable of the Sower
Sassinak
Shards of Honor
Weyr Search
A Wind in the Door
A Wrinkle in Time
ScoLgo

ScoLgo

All Systems Red
An Unkindness of Ghosts
Assassin's Apprentice
Autonomous
The Girl in the Road
The History of Bees
Infomocracy
Ink and Bone:  The Great Library
The Power
Six Wakes
The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter
War for the Oaks
SKC73

SKC73

Doomsday Book
Lightless
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slightlyfoxed

slightlyfoxed

All the Crooked Saints
Amberlough
Armistice
Autonomous
Borders of Infinity
Brothers in Arms
Certain Dark Things
Cetaganda
Chaos Choreography
The Cloud Roads
The Cruel Prince
Discount Armageddon
Dread Nation
The Edge of Worlds
Etched in Bone
Ethan of Athos
Exo
Frankenstein
The Girl Who Drank the Moon
The Golem and the Jinni
Half-Off Ragnarok
The Hallowed Hunt
The Harbors of the Sun
Her Body and Other Parties
The House of Shattered Wings
Jade City
Lake Silence
Magic For Nothing
Magician's Ward
Mairelon the Magician
Midnight Blue-Light Special
Mirror Dance
One Dark Throne
Paladin of Souls
Passing Strange
Pocket Apocalypse
Provenance
Prudence
The Reader
The Serpent Sea
Shards of Honor
The Siren Depths
Space Opera
Tess of the Road
Three Dark Crowns
Tricks for Free
The Vor Game
Want
Slinkyboy

Slinkyboy

The Antelope Wife
The Bone Witch
A Door into Ocean
The Red Tree
The Stars Are Legion
The Colony
Wild Magic
Zeroboxer
4
3
2
1
Tantara

Tantara

All Systems Red
The Beauty
Brown Girl in the Ring
Correspondence
Every Heart a Doorway
Red Spider, White Web
Rina
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
Wild Life
3
2
1
thereddeath

thereddeath

6
5
4
3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

An Excess Male
An Oath of Dogs
The Antelope Wife
Autonomous
Barbary Station
The Beautiful Ones
Beneath
The Bloodprint
The City of Brass
Cormorant Run
Court of Twilight
Coyote Cowgirl
Creatures of Will and Temper
A Field Guide to Reality
From the Wreck
Happy Policeman
The Ice
The Immortals' War
In Search of Lost Time
The Last to See Me
A Little More Human
Lotus Blue
Mainline
Malediction
Martians Abroad
Medusa Uploaded
No One Is Here Except All of Us
Not Dark Yet
Noumenon
Our Lady of the Ice
Peacemaker
The Power
The Probable Future
Redwood and Wildfire
Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies
The Scribe of Siena
Semiosis
Serpent in the Heather
Soon
The Stargazer's Embassy
Strange Practice
Substrate Phantoms
Sweet Dreams
Switchback
The Tiger's Daughter
Unpronounceable
Weave a Circle Round
The Wind City