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2022 Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge

2022 Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge

2022 marks the 10th anniversary of the Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge!

This challenge is to read 6, 12, 24, or 48 new-to-you women authors in 12 months depending on the reading level you select. For the 24 and 48 book 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. The review requirements are suggested but not required.

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!

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

This challenge is to read 6, 12, 24, or 48 new-to-you women authors in 12 months depending on the reading level you select. For the 24 and 48 book 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. The review requirements are suggested but not required.

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 2022 – December 2022

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

 Adventurer = 6 books + 1 reviews
 Voyager = 12 books + 2 reviews
 Pathfinder = 24 books + 4 reviews
 Pioneer = 48 books + 8 reviews

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

Adele1967

Adele1967

Across the Green Grass Fields
An Ember in the Ashes
The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway
The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees
A Desolation Called Peace
The Door Through Space
Down Among the Dead
England Under the White Witch
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
The Faded Sun:  Kesrith
The Faded Sun:  Kutath
The Faded Sun:  Shon'jir
The Fallen
The Farthest Shore
Herland
The Hero and the Crown
The Hidden Palace
How Long 'til Black Future Month?
In the Company of Others
Kingdom of Cages
The Lark & the Wren
Light From Uncommon Stars
The Luminous Dead
A Master of Djinn
A Memory Called Empire
Oathblood
Out Past The Stars
The Power
A Reaper at the Gates
Red Dirt Witch
The Relentless Moon
Remote Control
Runtime
Scattered Along the River of Heaven
The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl
Slow River
Sorrowland
The Sparrow
The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter
Tales from Earthsea
Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea
There Before the Chaos
The Tombs of Atuan
A Torch Against the Night
Where the Drowned Girls Go
Winterlight
A Wizard of Earthsea
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Administrator

Administrator

Camber of Culdi
Plutoshine
4
3
2
1
annmarwalk

annmarwalk

All the Horses of Iceland
An Unnatural Life
The Animals in That Country
Asperfell
The Last Cuentista
A Magic Steeped in Poison
A Marvellous Light
The Sentient
The Shore
Strange Beasts of China
Tuck Everlasting
The Unspoken Name
bazhsw

bazhsw

Call Girl
Elatsoe
Mexican Gothic
The Once and Future Witches
Trouble the Saints
A Wizard's Guide To Defensive Baking
booksbonesbuffy

booksbonesbuffy

The Amber Crown
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2
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dalex

dalex

All Systems Red
All the Birds in the Sky
Behind the Throne
Binti: The Complete Trilogy
The Bird King
Black Sun
The Cartographers
The City in the Middle of the Night
Creatures of Passage
A Curse of Ash and Embers
Daughter of Lies and Ruin
Daughter of the Forest
Dead Space
Every Heart a Doorway
The Fated Sky
For the Wolf
The Future of Another Timeline
Gather the Daughters
The Gilded Ones
The Grace Year
The Poppy War
Red Clocks
Road Out Of Winter
Salvation Day
She Who Became the Sun
Song of Blood and Stone
The Space Between Worlds
Spear
Spinning Silver
The Stone in the Skull
The Stone Sky
Vox
The Water Cure
When She Woke
When Women Were Dragons
Widowland
Witchmark
The Wolf Road
The Women Could Fly
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3
2
1
daxxh

daxxh

All the Horses of Iceland
Black Fire
The Cry of the Onlies
Dead Space
The Employees
Firebreak
The Impossible Resurrection of Grief
Kallocain
The Last Voyage of Skidbladnir
The Last Watch
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Yesterday's Son
devilinlaw

devilinlaw

26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss
All Systems Red
Carthago Delenda Est
Evil Robot Monkey
In the House of Aryaman, a Lonely Signal Burns
Just Do It!
The Serpent
Sinner, Baker, Fabulist, Priest; Red Mask, Black Mask, Gentleman, Beast
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3
2
1
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

The Animals in That Country
The Best of Elizabeth Hand
Big Girl
Black Glass
The Borrowers Avenged
Bunny
Certain Dark Things
Chaos on CatNet
Children of Blood and Bone
Comfort Me With Apples
The Daughter of Doctor Moreau
The Dead Hours of Night
A Desolation Called Peace
Earthlings:  A Novel
The Emissary
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within
God's War
The Gracekeepers
High Times in the Low Parliament
The Hills of Faraway:  A Guide to Fantasy
Infidel
Jade Legacy
Light From Uncommon Stars
The Margarets
Masquerade in Lodi
A Mirror Mended
Never Have I Ever
The Once and Future Witches
Probability Moon
Rabbit Island
Rapture
The Return of the Sorceress
Rupetta
Sea of Tranquility
The Shipbuilder of Bellfairie
Siren Queen
Snow White Learns Witchcraft
A Spindle Splintered
Tales from Earthsea
Tender is the Flesh
Terminal Boredom:  Stories
They: A Sequence of Unease
Tiger Honor
The Tindalos Asset
Trouble the Saints
War for the Oaks
A Wizard's Guide To Defensive Baking
The Women of Weird Tales
finminer

finminer

All the Birds in the Sky
Black Gods and Scarlet Dreams
Briar Rose
A Closed and Common Orbit
Comfort Me With Apples
Dead Space
The Death of the Necromancer
Dragonflight
Dragonquest
Everfair
Every Heart a Doorway
The Falling Woman
The Female Man
The Giver
The Hallowed Hunt
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
Hunter
Islands
The Journal of Nicholas the American
The Killing Moon
The Last House on Needless Street
Light From Uncommon Stars
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Mechanique
Middlegame
Nettle & Bone
Parable of the Sower
Penric's Demon
Remake
She Who Became the Sun
Silver in the Wood
Siren Queen
Space Opera
Spear
The Speed of Dark
A Spindle Splintered
Spinning Silver
Too Like the Lightning
Tor Double #8: The Nemesis From Terra / Battle for the Stars
Uprooted
The White Dragon
Winter Rose
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5
4
3
2
1
Hneite

Hneite

After the Fall, Before the Fall, During the Fall
Akata Warrior
Akata Witch
And Then There Were (N – One)
The Annual Migration of Clouds
Blood Heir
Born To Run
Chrome Circle
City of Illusions
Clockwork Boys
Compulsory
Crimson Reign
Cyteen
Daughter of the Empire
The Death of Vivek Oji
Dirty Computer
The Found and the Lost:  The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin
Gallant
Hall of Smoke
Have Tech, Will Travel
Heroes and Villains
Kindred
MaddAddam
The Memory Librarian:  And Other Stories of Dirty Computer
Metropolis
Mistress of the Empire
Oryx and Crake
Perhaps the Stars
Pet
The Phoenix Endangered
The Phoenix Transformed
The Phoenix Unchained
Red Tigress
Redemption in Indigo
Servant of the Empire
Star Trek: The Search for Spock
Star Trek: The Voyage Home
Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan
Station Eleven
Temple of No God
This Woven Kingdom
To Paradise
Vulcan's Forge
Wheels of Fire
When the Bough Breaks
Where the Drowned Girls Go
The Wonder Engine
The Year of the Flood
imnotsusan

imnotsusan

Alias Grace
All Clear
Among Others
Architects of Memory
The Barter
Blackout
Briar Rose
The Calculating Stars
Children of Chicago
The City, Not Long After
The Curse of Chalion
Dawn
Dead Reckoning
A Door into Ocean
Downbelow Station
Dreamsnake
Empire of Wild
Future Home of the Living God
The Haunting of Hill House
Her Body and Other Parties
The Hole
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
Light From Uncommon Stars
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
The Lovely Bones
Made for Love
Mama Day
A Memory Called Empire
The Memory Police
The Memory Theater
A Nest of Nightmares
Network Effect
Not Before Sundown (Troll:  A Love Story)
Of One Blood:  Or, The Hidden Self
The Opposite House
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit
Paradise Rot
The Queen of the Cicadas
Remnant Population
Report From Planet Midnight
She Who Became the Sun
Song of Solomon
Station Eleven
Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush
Tea with the Black Dragon
Vita Nostra
When Fox is a Thousand
The Wilds
Interphase

Interphase

Agents of Dreamland
Among Others
Ancestral Night
Autonomous
Axiom's End
The Color of Distance
A Desolation Called Peace
A Door into Ocean
Downbelow Station
The Falling Woman
The Female Man
Gods of Jade and Shadow
The Handmaid's Tale
The Memory Police
On a Red Station, Drifting
Parable of the Sower
Parable of the Talents
Perhaps the Stars
Planet of Exile
Prime Meridian
Semiosis
Seven Surrenders
The Snow Queen
A Song for a New Day
Stargate
Survival
The Time Traveler's Wife
To Say Nothing of the Dog
Too Like the Lightning
Walk to the End of the World
Warm Worlds and Otherwise
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
The Will to Battle
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justifiedsinner

justifiedsinner

The Children of Men
Tam Lin
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3
2
1
Lett

Lett

Activation Degradation
Autonomous
Binti: The Night Masquerade
The Bone Shard Daughter
The Bone Witch
Brothers in Arms
Captain Vorpatril's Alliance
Cetaganda
The Citadel of Weeping Pearls
The Cloud Roads
Cyteen
The Daughter of Doctor Moreau
The Disasters
Dragonsbane
Dreamsnake
The Echo Wife
Empire of Sand
Escaping Exodus
Ethan of Athos
The Fifth Season
Fireheart Tiger
The Girl in the Tower
Grass
A Half-Built Garden
Metaphase
Mirror Dance
Nautilus
The Obsidian Tower
Of Wars, and Memories, and Starlight
On a Red Station, Drifting
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane
The Power
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Race the Sands
Seven of Infinities
Signal to Noise
The Sinister Mystery of the Mesmerizing Girl
Siren Queen
Slow River
Survival
The Tea Master and the Detective
Touch
Trading in Danger
Transition
The Untold Story
The Vor Game
The Winter of the Witch
A Wizard's Guide To Defensive Baking
Linguana

Linguana

The Book Eaters
A Half-Built Garden
Kaikeyi
Light From Uncommon Stars
The Star-Touched Queen
1
lisagarrity

lisagarrity

Beguilement
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2016
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2020
The Bloody Chamber
A Compendium of Margaret St. Clair
Even Greater Mistakes
The Future Is Female!:  25 Classic Science Fiction Stories by Women, from Pulp Pioneers to Ursula K. Le Guin
The Glass Magician
Grave Reservations
Grunts!
Into the Drowning Deep
The Mind Traders
The Mothers of Voorhisville
Paladin's Grace
Permeable Borders
Silver Bullet
A Snake Falls to Earth
Spellbreaker
Stars Beyond
Sweep with Me
Swordheart
Trader's Leap
Turning Darkness Into Light
The Vulcan Academy Murders
MaggieK

MaggieK

Black Water Sister
Deep Roots
The Dragon Republic
Gideon the Ninth
Jade City
A Memory Called Empire
Nothing But Blackened Teeth
Ombria in Shadow
The Shining Girls
Song of the Beast
Storm of Locusts
The Ten Thousand Doors of January
The Testaments
Tower of Thorns
Tripoint
The Unbroken
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2
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Momosnyx

Momosnyx

The Fifth Season
The Obelisk Gate
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3
2
1
Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

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5
4
3
2
1
piibald

piibald

An Unkindness of Ghosts
Beowulf: A New Translation
Black Sun
The Book of M
Creatures of Passage
Dead Space
Even Though I Knew the End
Gideon the Ninth
The Girls
Kaikeyi
The Last House on Needless Street
Nothing But Blackened Teeth
The Once and Future Witches
The Past Is Red
Severance
She Who Became the Sun
Sing, Unburied, Sing
The Stardust Thief
Terra Nullius
This Time Tomorrow:  A Novel
We Are Satellites
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2
1
pixel

pixel

Black Hearts in Battersea
Dead as a Doornail
The Grimrose Girls
Liar
Light From Uncommon Stars
Mexican Gothic
Stranger at the Wedding
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4
3
2
1
Quaisior

Quaisior

Brown Girl in the Ring
The Dimensioneers
Lightless
Mirabile
Typhon's Children
Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
rretzler

rretzler

6
5
4
3
2
1
ScoLgo

ScoLgo

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Semiosis
Sunshine
Trouble the Saints
White Queen
A Woman of the Iron People
Slinkyboy

Slinkyboy

The Bus on Thursday
Change
The City, Not Long After
Come Closer
Cuckoo Song
Elatsoe
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
The Missing
The Red Magician
Redemption in Indigo
Riverland
Wicked Gentlemen
spoltz

spoltz

Akata Warrior
Akata Witch
Akata Woman
Ancestral Night
Breath and Bone
Breeder
Cards of Grief
The Children of Llyr
The Chimes
A Desolation Called Peace
The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye
The Firelings
Flesh and Spirit
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
In the Cities of Coin and Spice
The Island of the Mighty (The Virgin and the Swine)
Light From Uncommon Stars
Oathblood
The Oathbound
Oathbreakers
Ombria in Shadow
Or What You Will
The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water
Prince of Annwn
Queen of the Conquered
The Silence of the Wilting Skin
Snow White Learns Witchcraft
The Song of Rhiannon
Spear
Tender Morsels
Trail of Lightning
Trouble the Saints
Waking the Moon
When Voiha Wakes
A Woman of the Iron People
Zoo City
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5
4
3
2
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Sunscour

Sunscour

The Absolute Book
All Systems Red
The Invisible life of Addie LaRue
Noor
Notes from the Burning Age
Piranesi
thereddeath

thereddeath

6
5
4
3
2
1
Thomcat

Thomcat

The Artificial Man and Other Stories
Bitten
A Calculated Life
The City We Became
The Heads of Cerberus
The Original Glitch
The Princess and the Scoundrel
Razorhurst
Soulstealer
Star Trek: The New Voyages
Vulcan!
A Wizard's Guide To Defensive Baking
Utopian

Utopian

All Systems Red
Freedom & Necessity
The Hunger Games
Jade Legacy
Piranesi
1
Weesam

Weesam

After the Dragons
Alias Hook
Among the Beasts & Briars
Ash
Axiom's End
Cackle
The Clingerman Files
The Colours of Death
The Country of Ice Cream Star
Dark and Deepest Red
Dead Space
The Djinn in the Nightingale's Eye
Flyaway
Folklorn
The Freedom Maze
The Ghost Stories of Edith Wharton
Ghostwalk
Hauntings: Fantastic Stories
The Helm of Midnight
The Hole
In Darkness, Shadows Breathe
In the Quick
The Inheritance of Orquidea Divina
The Last Watch
Light From Uncommon Stars
A Marvellous Light
The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea
Museum of the Weird
Of One Blood:  Or, The Hidden Self
Orleans
Perfections
Plain Bad Heroines
The Raven's Tale
Rawblood
A Secret History of Witches
Terminal Boredom:  Stories
The Third Hotel
Three Scenarios in which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail
Trouble the Saints
The Undefeated
The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep
The Vanishers
We Hunt the Flame
Wendy, Darling
Winterwood
A Witch in Time
The Woodcutter
You Sexy Thing