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Wednesday, September 07, 2016

2016 Award-Winning Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Challenge - October 1 - December 31st, 2016

Welcome to my sign up post for my very own reading challenge, the first one I have ever hosted! I'm super excited and nervous and can't wait to get started!  To join us, click on the picture above to be taken to the sign up!

I'm going to declare the Ursa Major level for 4-6 books as my goal, and I have picked out a line on the Bingo card to use as my guideline for what books I hope to get read.  I've chosen the diagonal from top left to bottom right, here is my list:

Lincoln's Dreams - by Connie Willis (Any novel by a Grand Master)

Bridge of Birds -  by Barry Hughart (World Fantasy Awarded Novel 1985)

Stranger in a Strange Land - by Robert Heinlein (Hugo Award Winner 1962)

The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making - by Catherynne M. Valente (Andre Norton Award Winner 2009)

The Forever War - by Joe Haldeman (Any novel by a Grand Master)

Here we go! 


  1. Good luck hosting your first readathon! And I hope you can get all the books on your list read!

  2. I am going to try for the Orion, but will probably only get Ursa Major. These books are all from my TBR.
    Robert Heinlein - Rolling Stones
    Robert Silverberg - Nightwings
    Andre Norton - Return to Quag Keep
    John Scalzi - Redshirts (have tried this one once before - will give it another go)
    David Mitchell - Bone Clocks
    Naomi Novik - His Majesty's Dragon
    Lev Grossman - The Magicians
    China Mieville - Perdido Street Station

    1. It looks like you could actually use the link to this comment in the signup on the rules and signup page if you want to use it as your official announcement, if you click on the time next to your name, that is the link to your comment, I'm fine with using that as the declaration. I loved Redshirts and His Majesty's Dragon! I have Magicians but haven't read it yet. Great list and good luck! :D

    2. Kathy, the audio version of Redshirts read by Will Weaton is alot of fun to listen to.


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