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Subject: 2010 Fantasy Challenge -- LISTS ONLY THREAD
Date Posted: 12/8/2009 12:35 AM ET
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Welcome, all, to the 2010 Fantasy Challenge! Here, in all its glory, is the full challenge; please reply to this thread with your (prospective) lists, and don't forget to put your name in the subject line! Enjoy!

 

Light Challenge: Read a novel you have not read before in five of the the fifteen options in each of the three categories, for a total of fifteen novels.

Regular Challenge: Read a novel you have not read before in ten of the fifteen options in each of the three categories, for a total of thirty novels.

Super Challenge: Read a novel you have not read before in all fifteen of the fifteen options in each of the three categories, for a total of forty-five novels.

Note: Due to the various options for completing this challenge, no books will be allowed to count in more than one category.

 

Genre Categories

(Note: Definitions of the genres will be posted in the Discussion Thread, and questions/requests for suggestions should be limited to that thread as well.)

1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18
3. Magical human protagonist
4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

(Note: Lists of all the Award winners can be found on Wikipedia.)

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before
9. Anthology
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner
 



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Subject: PhoenixFalls' List -- DONE!
Date Posted: 12/8/2009 12:39 AM ET
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Well, right now I'm aiming for the Super Challenge, but we'll see how the year goes. . .

 

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy -- The Bird of the River, by Kage Baker. Start date: 7/23/10. Finish date: 7/23/10. Rating: 5 stars.
2. Comic Fantasy -- The Anvil of the World, by Kage Baker. Start date: 1/25/10. Finish date: 1/26/10. Rating: 5 stars.
3. Dark Fantasy -- The Rainy Season, by James P. Blaylock. Start date: 10/21/10. Finish date: 10/26/10. Rating: 2 stars.
4. Fairytale Fantasy -- Winter Rose, by Patricia McKillip. Start date: 6/22/10. Finish date: 6/22/10. Rating: 4 stars.
5. Urban Fantasy -- Palimpsest, by Catherynne M. Valente. Start date: 8/31/10. Finish date: 8/31/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
6. Sword and Sorcery -- The Witches of Wenshar, by Barbara Hambly. Start date: 1/6/10. Finish date: 1/6/10. Rating: 4 stars.
7. Heroic Fantasy -- The Curse of the Mistwraith, by Janny Wurts. Start date: 7/14/10. Finish date: 8/11/10. Rating: 2 stars.
8. Romantic Fantasy -- The Truth-Teller's Tale, by Sharon Shinn. Start date: 8/4/10. Finish date: 8/4/10. Rating: 3 1/2 stars.
9. Science Fantasy -- Lifelode, by Jo Walton. Start date: 4/21/10. Finish date: 4/21/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) -- The Privilege of the Sword, by Ellen Kushner. Start date: 10/7/10. Finish date: 10/7/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
11. Magic Realism -- Perfect Circle, by Sean Stewart. Start date: 12/20/10. FInish date: 12/23/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
12. Young Adult Fantasy -- I Shall Wear Midnight, by Terry Pratchett. Start date: 10/29/10. Finish date: 10/31/10. Rating: 4 stars.
13. Time Travel Fantasy -- The Eyre Affair, by Jasper Fforde. Start date: 10/8/10. Finish date: 10/9/10. Rating: 2 1/2 stars.
14. Supernatural Noir -- A Kiss Before the Apocalypse, by Thomas E. Sniegoski. Start date: 12/19/10. Finish date: 12/19/10. Rating: 2 1/2 stars.
15. Paranormal -- Soulless, by Gail Carriger. Start date: 12/16/10. Finish date: 12/18/10. Rating: 3 1/2 stars.
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35 -- New Amsterdam, by Elizabeth Bear. Start date: 2/9/10. Finish date: 2/10/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
2. Protagonist younger than 18 -- The Safe-Keeper's Secret, by Sharon Shinn. Start date: 1/28/10. Finish date: 1/29/10. Rating: 3 1/2 stars.
3. Magical human protagonist -- Bone and Jewel Creatures, by Elizabeth Bear. Start date: 7/2/10. Finish date: 7/2/10. Rating: 5 stars.
4. Non-human protagonist -- The House of the Stag, by Kage Baker. Start date: 2/17/10. Finish date: 2/17/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
5. Set in a royal court -- Daughter of the Blood, by Anne Bishop. Start date: 2/3/10. Finish date: 2/5/10. Rating: 3 stars.
6. Set in a school of magic -- The Dark Hand of Magic, by Barbara Hambly. Start date: 4/4/10. Finish date: 4/4/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu -- Fudoki, by Kij Johnson. Start date: 9/30/10. Finish date: 10/1/10. Rating: 5 stars.
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu -- The Wood Wife, by Terri Windling. Start date: 12/15/10. Finish date: 12/16/10. Rating: 4 stars.
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) -- Half a Crown, by Jo Walton. Start date: 6/23/10. Finish date: 6/23/10. Rating: 3 1/2 stars.
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) -- The Ropemaker, by Peter Dickinson. Start date: 3/29/10. Finish date: 3/30/10. Rating: 3 stars.
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) -- Naamah's Curse, by Jacqueline Carey. Start date: 6/17/10. Finish date: 6/17/10. Rating: 4 stars.
12. Set in a world containing no magic -- Devices and Desire, by K. J. Parker. Start date: 12/10/10. Finish date: 12/14/10. Rating: 3 stars.
13. Told from a first-person perspective -- Voices, by Ursula K. Le Guin. Start date: 11/11/10. Finish date: 11/12/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective -- Whiskey and Water, by Elizabeth Bear. Start date: 9/14/10. Finish date: 9/14/10. Rating 4 stars.
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint -- Auralia's Colors, by Jeffrey Overstreet. Start date: 12/8/10. Finish date: 12/8/10. Rating: 2 1/2 stars.

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author -- Tales of Neveryon, by Samuel R. Delaney. Start date: 7/27/10. Finish date: 8/5/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia -- Brown Girl in the Ring, by Nalo Hopkinson. Start date: 11/19/10. Finish date: 11/23/10. Rating: 4 stars.
3. Work written pre-1950 -- Lud-in-the-Mist, by Hope Mirrlees. Start date: 4/19/10. Finish date: 4/19/20. Rating: 5 stars.
4. Work written pre-1920 -- The Enchanted Castle, by E. Nesbit. Start date: 12/4/10. Finish date: 12/8/10. Rating: 3 stars.
5. Work written the year you were born -- The Ladies of Mandrigyn, by Barbara Hambly. Start date: 1/4/10. Finish date: 1/5/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
6. Work originally written in a language other than English -- The Castle of Crossed Destinies, by Italo Calvino. Start date: 11/6/10. Finish date: 11/9/10. Rating: 4 1/2 stars.
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement -- Gifts, by Ursula K. Le Guin. Start date: 5/4/10. Finish date: 5/4/10. Rating: 4 stars.
8. Work by an author you have never read before -- The King of Elfland's Daughter, by Lord Dunsany. Start date: 5/16/10. Finish date: 5/20/10. Rating: 5 stars.
9. Anthology -- To Weave a Web of Magic, by Claire Delacroix, Lynn Kurland, Patricia McKillip, & Sharon Shinn. Start date: 4/17/10. Finish date: 4/18/10. Rating: 3 1/2 stars.
10. Hugo Award Winner -- Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, by Susanna Clarke. Start date: 6/4/10. Finish date: 6/13/10. Rating: 4 stars.
11. Nebula Award Winner -- Powers, by Ursula K. Le Guin. Start date: 11/14/10. Finish date: 11/16/10. Rating: 5 stars.
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner -- Beauty, by Sheri S. Tepper. Start date: 12/1/10. Finish date: 12/4/10. Rating: 4 stars.
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner -- Ombria in Shadow, by Patricia McKillip. Start date: 3/8/10. Finish date: 3/10/10. Rating: 5 stars.
14. World Fantasy Award Winner -- Little, Big, by John Crowley. Start date: 1/15/10. Finish date: 6/3/10. Rating: 3 1/2 stars.
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner -- The Orphan's Tales: In the Night Garden, by Catherine M. Valente. Start date: 3/28/10. Finish date: 3/29/10. Rating: 5 stars.



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I'm in! I'll try for the super challenge too.

Genre Categories

02/21/10 High Fantasy: A Triumph of Souls Alan Dean Foster
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy
01/03/10 Sword and Sorcery: Oath of Gold Elizabeth Moon
01/01/10 Heroic Fantasy: Sheepfarmer's Daughter Elizabeth Moon
02/09/10 Romantic Fantasy: To Weave a Web of Magic Claire Delacroix Lynn Kurland Patricia McKillip Sharon Shinn
9. Science Fantasy
02/19/10 Fantasy of Manners: Soulless Gail Carriger
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
02/17/10 Paranormal: Slave to Sensation Nalina Singh

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18
01/15/10 Magical human protagonist: A Fistful of Sky Nina Kiriki Hoffman
4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
01/23/10 Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) Carnivores of Light & Darkness Alan Dean Foster
01/02/10 Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) Divided Allegiance Elizabeth Moon
12. Set in a world containing no magic
01/07/10 Told from a first-person perspective: Herland Grace Perkins Gilman
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
02/20/10 third person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint: Into the Thinking Kingdom: Alan Dean Foster

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before
9. Anthology
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner



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I love this idea! Here is my list (for now). I'm going for the full challenge, so I will update it as I go. :)

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy - Naamah's Kiss by Jacqueline Carey (Started: 1/12/10, Finished: 1/17/10, Rating: 5 stars)
2. Comic Fantasy - The Anvil of the World by Kage Baker
3. Dark Fantasy - City Infernal by Edward Lee (Started: 8/13/10, Finished: 8/13/10, Rating: 3 stars)
4. Fairytale Fantasy - Spindle's End by Robin McKinley (Started: 5/24/10, Finished: 5/31/10, Rating: 5 stars)
5. Urban Fantasy
6. Sword and Sorcery -
7. Heroic Fantasy - Kingmaker's Sword by Ann Marston (Started: 2/21/10, Finished: 3/4/10, Rating: 4 stars)
8. Romantic Fantasy - The Charmed Sphere by Catherine Asaro (Started: 4/11/10, Finished: 4/18/10, Rating: 2 stars)
9. Science Fantasy - Shakespeare's Planet by Clifford D. Simak (Started: 4/24/10, Finished: 4/25/10, Rating: 3 stars)
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith (Started: 2/13/10, Finished: 2/21/10, Rating: 3.5 stars)
11. Magic Realism - A Scattering of Jades by Alexander C. Irvine (Started: 3/5/10, Finished: 3/7/10, Rating: 3 stars)
12. Young Adult Fantasy - Ascension by Kara Dalkey
13. Time Travel Fantasy - Merlin's Ring by H. Warner Munn (Started: 2/3/10, Finished: 2/9/10, Rating: 5 stars)
14. Supernatural Noir - Jhereg by Steven Brust
15. Paranormal - A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18 - The Riddle by Alison Croggon
3. Magical human protagonist
4. Non-human protagonist - Finder-Seekers by Gayle Greeno
5. Set in a royal court - The Broken Crown by Michelle West (Started: 3/15/10, Finished: 4/8/10, Rating: 4 stars)
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) - Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben Winters(Started: 5/18/10, Finished: 5/24/10, Rating: 4 stars)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) - The Ill-Made Mute by Cecilia Dart-Thornton (Started: 4/30/10, Finished: 5/11/10, Rating: 4 stars)
12. Set in a world containing no magic - Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (Started: 4/8/10, Finished: 4/11/10, Rating: 4 stars)
13. Told from a first-person perspective - Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier (Started: 5/31/10, Finished: 6/6/10, Rating: 4 stars)
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English - The Carpet Makers by Andreas Eschbach (Started: 3/14/10, Finished: 3/15/10, Rating: 10/5 stars)
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before - The Black Swan by Mercedes Lackey (Started: 3/8/10, Finished: 3/14/10, Rating: 2 stars)
9. Anthology - Return to Avalon compiled by Jennifer Roberson (Started: 4/30/10, Finished: 5/14/10, Rating: 4 stars)
10. Hugo Award Winner - To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Phillip Jose Farmer
11. Nebula Award Winner - The Moon and the Sun by Vonda N McIntyre (Started: 2/9/10, Finished: 2/13/10, Rating: 3.5 stars)
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner - Beauty by Sherri S. Tepper
13. Mythopoeic Award Winner - The Song of Rhiannon by Evangeline Walton (Started: 5/14/10, Finished: 5/18/10, Rating: 5 stars)
14. World Fantasy Award Winner - Perfume by Patrick Suskind
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner - The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. LeGuin



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Subject: Leslie's List
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I'm starting out with the light challenge... Still working on it...

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy - The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
2. Comic Fantasy - Lamb by Christopher Moore
3. Dark Fantasy -
4. Fairytale Fantasy - Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
5. Urban Fantasy
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy
13. Time Travel Fantasy - The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers
14. Supernatural Noir - Already Dead by Charlie Huston
15. Paranormal
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18 - City Infernal  by Edward Lee
3. Magical human protagonist - A Kiss Before the Apocalypse... by Thomas E. Sniegoski
4. Non-human protagonist - Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu - Enchantment by OSC
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) - Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks
9. Anthology - Wizards: Magical Tales... by Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois,...
10. Hugo Award Winner - Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner - Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner - Sunshine by Robin McKinley
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner



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I'll be doing the full challenge, but I have no idea what books I'll use at the moment. :)

Genre Categories (7/15)

1. High Fantasy - The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemison - finished 7/26/10
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy - Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman - finished 1/6/10
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy - The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks
8. Romantic Fantasy - Once a Princess by Sherwood Smith - finished 2/17/10
9. Science Fantasy - Rocannon's World by Ursula K. LeGuin
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) - Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner - finished 1/22/10
11. Magic Realism - The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova - finished 5/21/10

12. Young Adult Fantasy - Blood Promise by Richelle Mead - finished 2/28/10
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal - Succubus Dreams by Richelle Mead - finished 2/3/10

Setting/Protagonist Categories (11/15)

1. Protagonist older than 35 - Succubus Shadows by Richelle Mead - finished 9/12/10
2. Protagonist younger than 18 - Over Sea, Under Stone by Susan Cooper - finished 3/1/10
3. Magical human protagonist - Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder - finished 4/15/10
4. Non-human protagonist - Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr - finished 6/21/10

5. Set in a royal court - The High Queen by Nancy McKenzie - finished 4/4/10
6. Set in a school of magic - A Scholar of Magics by Caroline Stevermer - finished 1/30/10

7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu- An Earthly Knight by Janet McNaughton
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) - Twice a Prince by Sherwood Smith - finished 2/17/10
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) - The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong - finished 3/12/10
12. Set in a world containing no magic - The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner - finished 1/25/10
13. Told from a first-person perspective - Friday Night Bites by Chloe Neill - finished 2/27/10

14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint - Lover Avenged by J.R. Ward - finished 9/29/10

Author/Award Categories (7/15)

(Note: Lists of all the Award winners can be found on Wikipedia.)

1. Non-Caucasian Author - Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh - finished 2/22/10
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920 - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - finished 2/26/10
5. Work written the year you were born (1986) - Chains of Gold by Nancy Springer - finished 2/7/10

6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement - The Homeward Bounders by Diana Wynne Jones
8. Work by an author you have never read before - Ghostlight by Marion Zimmer Bradley - finished 4/27/10
9. Anthology - Water Tales of Elemental Spirits by Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson
10. Hugo Award Winner - The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman - finished 12/24/10
11. Nebula Award Winner - American Gods by Neil Gaiman - finished 6/6/10
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner - Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman - finished 12/24/10

13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner



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I managed to fill in books for the light challenge (plus!) using just my TBR list.  Much of this will likely be changed, switched and added to as the year goes on.

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy Beauty - Robin McKinley 2/23
5. Urban Fantasy The Onion Girl - Charles de Lint
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy Wizard - Gene Wolf
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy Chronic City - Jonathan Lethem
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
12. Young Adult Fantasy  Graceling - Kristin Cashore
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal All Together Dead - Charlaine Harris 1/5/10
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18 Crown Duel - Sherwood Smith
3. Magical human protagonist
4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court An Alien Heat - Michael Moorcock
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu  The Orphan's Tales:  In the Night Garden - Catherynne Valente
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) Quicksilver - Neal Stephenson
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) The Forest of Hands and Teeth - Carrie Ryan 1/4/10
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective Shriek: An Afterward - Jeff VanderMeer
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective  The Mirror of Her Dreams - Stephen R Donaldson
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author Fledgling - Octavia Butler
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920 Queen Zixi of Ix - L. Frank Baum
5. Work written the year you were born Charlotte Sometimes - Penelope Farmer 1/27
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement Tehanu - Ursula K. Le Guin
8. Work by an author you have never read before The Eye of the World - Robert Jordan
9. Anthology Black Thorn, White Rose - Ellen Datlow (ed.) & Terry Windling (ed.)
10. Hugo Award Winner The Snow Queen - Joan D. Vinge
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner Mists of Avalon - Marion Zimmer Bradley
13. Mythopoeic Award Winner Briar Rose - Jane Yolen
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner 



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Genre Categories (4/5 completed)

1. High Fantasy - Arrow's Fall by Mercedes Lackey (finished 3/26/10)
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy - The Stepsister Scheme by Jim C. Hines (finished 1/7/10)
5. Urban Fantasy - The Enchantment Emporium by Tanya Huff
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir - Cycle of the Werewolf by Stephen King (finished 3/7/10)
15. Paranormal - Obsidian Butterfly by Laurell K. Hamilton (finished 3/21/10)

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35 - The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
2. Protagonist younger than 18 - The Talisman by Stephen King and Peter Straub
3. Magical human protagonist
4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu - Perdido Street Station by China Mieville
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint

Author/Award Categories

(Note: Lists of all the Award winners can be found on Wikipedia.)

1. Non-Caucasian Author - After Dark by Haruki Murakami (finished 2/28/10)
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born - Little, Big by John Crowley
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master - A Midsummer Tempest by Poul Anderson
8. Work by an author you have never read before - Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind
9. Anthology - 30th Anniversary DAW Fantasy
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner - The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner

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 I am going to do the light challenge to start off.  If I do better than I anticipate I will do a light "plus"

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy - Melusine - Sarah Monnette
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy

6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy - Graceling - Kristin Cashore
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir - Blood Rites - Jim Butcher
15. Paranormal - Visions of Heat - Nalini Singh
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18 -  Illusion - Paula Volsky
3. Magical human protagonist - Storm Glass - Maria V. Snyder
4. Non-human protagonist - Birth of the Firebringer - Meredith Ann Pierce   Finished 1/29/10
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) - Soulless - Gail Carriger Finished 2/12/10
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) - Bones of the Moon - Jonathan Carroll
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia - The City of Dreaming Books - Walter Moers
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement - Od Magic - Patricia A. McKilip
8. Work by an author you have never read before - Empire in Black and Gold - Adrian Tchaiksovsky
9. Anthology
10. Hugo Award Winner - Enchantment - Orson Scott Card
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner - 
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner - Wild Life - Molly Gloss
 



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1. High Fantasy: Arrow's Flight by Mercedes Lackey 12-22-2009

2. Comic Fantasy:One for Morning Glory by John Barnes

3. Dark Fantasy: Coraline by Neil Gaiman 02-17-2010

4. Fairytale Fantasy: The Princess Bride by William Goldman

5. Urban Fantasy: St. Patrick's Gargoyle by Katherine Kurtz 10-22-2010

6. Sword and Sorcery: MagicianApprentice by Raymond Feist 07-06-2010

7. Heroic Fantasy: Debt of Bones by Terry Goodkind  2-1-2010

8. Romantic Fantasy Stardust by Neil Gaiman

9. Science Fantasy Cry Republic by Kirk Mitchell

10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner 06-14-2010

11. Magic Realism Land of Laughs by Jonathon Carroll

12. Young Adult Fantasy: Eragon by Christopher Paolini

13. Time Travel Fantasy: Gunpowder Empire by Harry Turtledove 12-15-2009

14. Supernatural Noir: Already Dead by Charles Huston

15. Paranormal Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35 Exile's Valor by Mercedes Lackey 03-23-2010

2. Protagonist younger than 18 A Wizard of Eathsea by Ursual Le Guin 04-02-2010

3. Magical human protagonist: Elantris by Brandon Sanderson 09-11-2010

4. Non-human protagonist: Grendel by John Gardner 09-20-2010

5. Set in a royal court: Arrow's Fall by Mercedes Lackey   01-28-2010

6. Set in a school of magic: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling 07-24-2010

7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu The Once and Future King by T.H. White

8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu Dinotopia Lost by Alan Dean Foster

9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) Throne of Jade by Naomi Novik

10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) Silverthorn by Raymond Feist 10-02-2010

11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) The Court of the Air by Stephen Hunt 4-26-2010

12. Set in a world containing no magic: Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne 4-20-2010

13. Told from a first-person perspective Thraxas at War by Martin Scott 02-17-2010

14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective:

15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint: A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin 05-10-2010

Author/Award Categories (Note: Lists of all the Award winners can be found on Wikipedia.)

1. Non-Caucasian Author A Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemision

2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia The Other City by Michael Avjaz

3. Work written pre-1950 The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein 04-05-2010

4. Work written pre-1920 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

5. Work written the year you were born Magician:Master by Raymond Feist 08-22-2010

6. Work originally written in a language other than English

7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement: Ill Met in Lankhmar by Fritz Leiber

8. Work by an author you have never read before: A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin 05-12-2010

9. Anthology Steampunk by Jeff and Ann Vandermeer

10. Hugo Award Winner: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

11. Nebula Award Winner: Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold 09-25-2010

12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner: A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin 05-28-2010

13. Mythpoeic Award Winner: The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold 06-12-2010

14. World Fantasy Award Winner: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clark

15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner: Orphan Tales:Nights in the Garden by Catherine Valente



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SUPER CHALLENGE COMPLETED 10/23/2010

Genre Categories [15/15]

1. High Fantasy: Naamah's Kiss by Jacqueline Carey 2/13/2010 - 2/14/2010
2. Comic Fantasy: Anvil of the World by Kage Baker 8/13/2010
3. Dark Fantasy: Coraline by Neil Gaiman 8/21/2010
4. Fairytale Fantasy: Book of Enchantments by Patricia C. Wrede 1/4/2010
5. Urban Fantasy: Undead and Unemployed by MaryJanice Davidson 1/8/2010
6. Sword and Sorcery: Sheepfarmer's Daughter by Elizabeth Moon 3/9/2010
7. Heroic Fantasy: The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan 4/18/2010
8. Romantic Fantasy: Undead and Unappreciated by MaryJanice Davidson 1/8/2010
9. Science Fantasy: The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer 4/23/2010
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk): The Privilege of the Sword by Ellen Kushner 2/10/2010
11. Magic Realism: The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan 4/19/2010
12. Young Adult Fantasy: The Scarlet Letterman by Cara Lockwood 1/6/2010 - 1/7/2010
13. Time Travel Fantasy: Paths Not Taken by Simon R. Green 1/13/2010 - 1/14/2010
14. Supernatural Noir: Agents of Light and Darkness by Simon R. Green 1/11/2010 - 1/12/2010
15. Paranormal: No Rest for the Wiccan by Madelyn Alt 1/3/2010

Setting/Protagonist Categories [15/15]

1. Protagonist older than 35: Dark Slayer by Christine Feehan 4/10/2010
2. Protagonist younger than 18: Moby Clique by Cara Lockwood 1/7/2010
3. Magical human protagonist: Nightingale's Lament by Simon R. Green 1/12/2010
4. Non-human protagonist: The Dragon Book edited by Jack Dann & Gardner Dozois 3/17/2010
5. Set in a royal court: Deryni Rising by Katherine Kurtz 9/16/2010
6. Set in a school of magic: The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan 4/19/2010
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu: Mairelon the Magician by Patricia C. Wrede 1/5/2010
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu: Undead and Unreturnable by MaryJanice Davidson 1/16/2010
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history): Soulless by Gail Carriger 4/24/2010
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure): Oath of Gold by Elizabeth Moon 3/11/2010
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure): Divided Allegiance by Elizabeth Moon 3/10/2010
12. Set in a world containing no magic: Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer 3/17/2010
13. Told from a first-person perspective: Where There's a Witch by Madelyn Alt 1/4/2010
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective: The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold 3/19/2010
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint: Fired Up by Jayne Ann Krentz 3/31/2010

Author/Award Categories [15/15]

1. Non-Caucasian Author: Acacia by David Anthony Durham 9/20/2010
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia: Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski 9/17/2010
3. Work written pre-1950: The Picture of Dorian Grey by Oscar Wilde 10/23/2010
4. Work written pre-1920: The Magic Egg and Other Stories by Frank Stockton 10/16/2010
5. Work written the year you were born (1977): Orphan Star by Alan Dean Foster 3/22/2010
6. Work originally written in a language other than English: The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino 3/8/2010
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master
/
World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement: Winter Rose by Patricia McKillip 2/13/2010
8. Work by an author you have never read before: Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber 9/4/2010
9. Anthology: Better Off Undead edited by Martin Greenberg & Daniel Hoyt 1/9/2010
10. Hugo Award Winner: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman 8/21/2010
11. Nebula Award Winner: Seeker by Jack McDevitt 2/15/2010
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner: Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold 2/12/2010
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner: The Curse of Chalion by Lois Mc Master Bujold 3/18/2010
14. World Fantasy Award Winner: Ombria in Shadow by Patricia McKillip 9/4/2010
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner: "The Matter of Seggri" by Ursula K. Le Guin 9/20/2010



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All done with the super challenge on 5/17.

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher -- Finished 1/5
2. Comic Fantasy  Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett -- Finished 2/27
3. Dark Fantasy  From a Whisper to a Scream by Charles de Lint -- Finished 1/7
4. Fairytale Fantasy  Snow White and Rose Red by Patricia Wrede -- Finished 1/8
5. Urban Fantasy  War for the Oaks by Emma Bull -- Finished 1/18
6. Sword and Sorcery  The Misenchanted Sword by Lawrence Watt-Evans -- Finished 1/11
7. Heroic Fantasy  Wit'ch Fire by James Clemens -- Finished 4/29
8. Romantic Fantasy Touch Not the Cat by Mary Stewart -- Finished 3/31
9. Science Fantasy The Moon Pool by A. Merritt -- Finished 3/28
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)  Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner -- Finished 4/19
11. Magic Realism  Little, Big by John Crowley -- Finished 5/3
12. Young Adult Fantasy  Little Grrl Lost by Charles de Lint -- Finished 1/10
13. Time Travel Fantasy  1632 by Eric Flint -- Finished 5/5
14. Supernatural Noir  White Knight by Jim Butcher -- Finished 1/7
15. Paranormal  Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison -- finished 3/6
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35  The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold -- Finished 1/23
2. Protagonist younger than 18  Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones -- Finished 2/18
3. Magical human protagonist  Swords and Deviltry by Fritz Lieber -- Finished 2/17
4. Non-human protagonist Tea With the Black Dragon by R. A. MacAvoy -- Finished 4/28
5. Set in a royal court  The Magic Casement by Dave Duncan -- Finished 3/20
6. Set in a school of magic  A Mage in the Making by Alastair J. Archibald -- Finished 1/10
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu  Firelord by Parke Godwin -- Finished 3/20
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu  Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart -- Finished 4/10
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)  Seventh Son by Orson Scott Card -- Finished 2/21
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)  The Frog Prince's Daughters by Wendy Palmer -- Finished 2/2
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)  Sing the Four Quarters by Tanya Huff -- Finished 1/31
12. Set in a world containing no magic  The Songcatcher by Sharyn McCrumb -- Finished 4/14
13. Told from a first-person perspective  Something from the Nightside by Simon R. Green -- Finished 2/23
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective  The Princess Bride by William Goldman -- Finished 1/19
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint  Dream Thieves by Steven Lee Climer -- Finished 2/4

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author Kindred by Octavia Butler -- Finished 3/9
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia On the Edge by Ilona Andrews -- finished 1/21
3. Work written pre-1950 Phantastes by George MacDonald -- finished 4/12
4. Work written pre-1920  The Princess and the Goblin by George Macdonald -- finished 4/6
5. Work written the year you were born  Door into Fire by Diane Duane -- Finished 3/5
6. Work originally written in a language other than English  The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino -- Finished 2/18
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement  Dark Satanic by Marion Zimmer Bradley -- Finished 3/31
8. Work by an author you have never read before Little Gods by Tim Pratt -- Finished 3/1
9. Anthology  Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman -- Finished 2/5
10. Hugo Award Winner Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrellby Susana Clark -- Finished 5/17
11. Nebula Award Winner  Paladin of Souls by Lois McMaster Bujold -- finished 3/23
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner  Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman -- finished 2/6
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner  Wood Wife by Terri Winding --Finished 1/3
14. World Fantasy Award Winner  Throne of Bones by Brian McNaughton -- Finished 4/7
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner Orphan Tales:Nights in the Garden by Catherynne Valente -- Finished 2/12



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Great idea, thanks for setting this up! Going for the super challenge.

 

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy - Terry Pratchett, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents Finished 1/21
5. Urban Fantasy
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy - Robin McKinley, The Hero and the Crown Finished 5/11
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18
3. Magical human protagonist
4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective - Steven Brust, Orca Finished 12/28
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before
9. Anthology
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner



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I'm doing the light challenge.

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18: Flora Segunda by Ysabeau Wilce

3. Magical human protagonist

4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

(Note: Lists of all the Award winners can be found on Wikipedia.)

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before
9. Anthology: Enchantment Place edited by Denise Little
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner



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I'm going to assume a light list for myself and upgrade to a standard if I make enough progress.

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy - The Other Lands by David Anthony Durham
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy - Darkest Hour by Mark Chadbourn
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy - The Drowning City by Amanda Downum
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy - Heldenhammer by Graham McNeill
8. Romantic Fantasy - Heart's Blood by Juliet Marillier
9. Science Fantasy - The God Engines by John Scalzi
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) - The Adamantine Palace by Stephen Deas
11. Magic Realism - The Red Tree by Caitlin R. Kiernan
12. Young Adult Fantasy - Foiled by Jane Yolen
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir - Sandman Slim by Richard Kadre
15. Paranormal

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35 - Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
2. Protagonist younger than 18 - Graceling by Kristen Cashore
3. Magical human protagonist - Feast of Souls by C.S. Friedman
4. Non-human protagonist - In Great Waters by Kit Whitfield
5. Set in a royal court - Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) - Lamentation by Ken Scholes
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective - The Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart by Jesse Bullington
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint - The Red Wolf Conspiracy by Robert V.S. Redick

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author - Acacia by David Anthony Durham
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia - The Other City by Michal Ajvaz
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English - Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowshi
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before - The Warded Man by Peter V. Bret
9. Anthology - Steampunk ed. by Jeff and Ann VanderMeer
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner - A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner - Declare by Tim Powers
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner



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Bump -it's getting a little low on the forum right when we'll start to use it

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Super Challenge: Read a novel you have not read before in all fifteen of the fifteen options in each of the three categories, for a total of forty-five novels.

Note: Due to the various options for completing this challenge, no books will be allowed to count in more than one category.

 

Genre Categories

(Note: Definitions of the genres will be posted in the Discussion Thread, and questions/requests for suggestions should be limited to that thread as well.)

1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy- Little People by Tom Holt 4-7-10
3. Dark Fantasy - Burned- P C Cast. 5-12-10
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy - Nothing but Blue Skies - Tom Holt -5-1-10
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy-
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) -sense and sensibility and sea monters 1-23-10
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy
13. Time Travel Fantasy- 100 Cupboards- 4-4-10
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35 - Necrophenia- Robert Rankin.
2. Protagonist younger than 18
3. Magical human protagonist- Unseen academicals- Terry Pratchett 8-15-10
4. Non-human protagonist- Winter Rose- P Mckillip- 5-11-10
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic- Barry Trotter -5-3-10
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) Shades of Grey- Jasper Fforde- 8-19-10
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic - Tooth and Claw Jan Walton
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

(Note: Lists of all the Award winners can be found on Wikipedia.)

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia - The Singing
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920 - Princess and the Goblin - George Macdonald 1/2/10
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before - Jan Yolen
9. Anthology
10. Hugo Award Winner- Graveyard book- Neil Gaiman 3-22-10
11. Nebula Award Winner - Flora's Dare - Wilce -2-22-10
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner - Lavinia- Leguin===
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner- Jonathon Strange and Mrs Norrell.===
14. World Fantasy Award Winner ---Tender Morsels- Lanagan 1-22-10
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner - Knife of Never letting Go- Ness 1-20-10
 



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Subject: Vicki's List
Date Posted: 1/4/2010 10:15 PM ET
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I am in, too, for the light challenge.  Titles TBA

1. High Fantasy - The Dark Angel by Meredith Ann Pierce
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy -  Beauty by Robin McKinley  Finished 1-13-10
5. Urban Fantasy
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy  Archangel's Kiss by Nalini Sigh  Finished 2-8-10
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy - Wings by Aprilynne Pike Finished 2-28-10
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal
 

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35    
2. Protagonist younger than 18 Beautiful Creatures - Kami Garcie Finished 3-15-10
3. Magical human protagonistSpider's Bite Jennifer Estep Finished 2-20-10
4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court       Fire by Kristin  Cashore Finished 1-23-10
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)  Soulless by Gail Carriger   Finished 1-7-10
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective Three Days to Dead by Kelly Meding Finished 3-20-10
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
 

Author/Award Categories

(Note: Lists of all the Award winners can be found on Wikipedia.)

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith Finished 3-28-10
9. Anthology
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner American Gods - Neil Gaiman
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner - The Shadow Year -  Jeffery Ford Finished 3-8-10
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner



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Subject: My Fantasy Reading Challenge - Try for all 3
Date Posted: 1/14/2010 11:21 AM ET
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1. High Fantasy - Feast for Crowsby George R.R. Martin, finished 1/2010

2. Comic Fantasy - Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman, finished 1/2010

3. Dark Fantasy - Tangled Webs by Anne Bishop, finished 1/2010
4. Fairytale Fantasy - The Fairy Godmother by Mercedes Lackey, finished 1/2010
5. Urban Fantasy -Neverwhereby Neil Gaiman, finished, 11/2010
6. Sword and Sorcery - The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, finished, 11/2010
7. Heroic Fantasy - Alvin Journeyman by Orson Scott Card, finished 4/2010
8. Romantic Fantasy - The Dark Queen by Susan Carroll, finished 4/2010
9. Science Fantasy -Flashby L.E. Modesitt, Jr., finished 12/27/2010
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) - Swordspoint by Ellen Kushner, finished 5/2010
11. Magic Realism - The Historianby Elizabeth Kostova - finished 10/2010
12. Young Adult Fantasy - The Giver by Lois Lowry, finished 6/2010
13. Time Travel Fantasy - Too Long a Sacrifice by Mildred Downey Broxon 12/22/2010
14. Supernatural Noir - Wicked by Gregory Maguire (not sure if this one fits but I think it does - hope so) -finished 6/16/2010
15. Paranormal - The Prophetess by Janet Kidde, finished, 1/2010
Setting/Protagonist Categories
1. Protagonist older than 35 - Dragonshadow by Barbara Hambly, finished 3/2010
2. Protagonist younger than 18 - Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson, finished 7/2010
3. Magical human protagonist - Naamah's Kiss by Carey, finished 10/2010
4. Non-human protagonist - Dissolution by Richard Lee Byers, finished 3/2010
5. Set in a royal court - Daughter of the Blood by Anne Bishop, finished 2/2010
6. Set in a school of magic -Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkabanby J. K. Rowling, finished 12/29/2010
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu - Victory of Eagles, A Novel of Temeraire, by Naomi Novik, finished 4/2010
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu - Enchantment by Orson Scott Card, finished 1/2010
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) -The Boneshakerby Cherie Priest, finished 6/2010
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) - Deltora Quest The Lake of Tearsby Emily Rodda, finished 10/2010
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) - The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger, finished 7/2010
12. Set in a world containing no magic - The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne
13. Told from a first-person perspective - Warrior Woman by Marion Zimmer Bradley
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective - The Heart-Beast by Tanith Lee, finished 7/15/2010
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint - Web of the Witch World byAndre Norton, finished 1/2010
Author/Award Categories(Note: Award winner lists on Wikipedia.)
1. Non-Caucasian Author - Beowulf's Children by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle & Steven Barnes
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia - The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers, finished 5/2010
3. Work written pre-1950 - Lud-in-the-Mist by Hope Mirrlees - finished 5/2010
4. Work written pre-1920 - The Early Asimov Book One (1912), finished 2/22/2010
5. Work written the year you were born - Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood, finished12/15/2010
6. Work originally written in a language other than English - The Carpet Makersby Andreas Eschbach, finished 9/2010
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement - Winter Rose by Patricia A. McKillip, finished 5/2010
8. Work by an author you have never read before - Melusine by Sarah Monette, finished 3/9/2010
9. Anthology - A Glory of Unicorns compiled and edited by Bruce Coville, finished 5/2010
10. Hugo Award Winner - World's End by Joan D. Vinge (I have read The Snow Queen so I read the second in the series.), finished 12/10/2010
11. Nebula Award Winner - Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner - The City& The City by China Mieville
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner - The Riddle-Master of Hed by Patricia McKillip, finished 8/2010
14. World Fantasy Award Winner -The Shadow Year by Jeffrey Ford, finished 10/2010
15. Jr. Award Winner - Sabriel by Garth Nix (winner of the Aurealis Award for Excellence in Australian Science Fiction - not sure what jr. award winner means but this should qualify), finished 6/11/2010


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Bump, as it's getting hard to find this.

Subject: Brenda's List
Date Posted: 3/5/2010 12:50 PM ET
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I'm just going to figure out the books as I go. (Going for all 45)

Genre Categories

1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy
3. Dark Fantasy
4. Fairytale Fantasy
5. Urban Fantasy - City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare 2/8/10
6. Sword and Sorcery
7. Heroic Fantasy - The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss 2/28/10
8. Romantic Fantasy
9. Science Fantasy
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk)
11. Magic Realism
12. Young Adult Fantasy - Fire by Kristin Cashore 1/4/10
13. Time Travel Fantasy
14. Supernatural Noir
15. Paranormal - Original Sin by Allison Brennan 2/12/10

Setting/Protagonist Categories

1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18 - Alanna: The First Adventure by Tamora Pierce 2/15/10
3. Magical human protagonist
4. Non-human protagonist - Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs 2/18/10
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) - The Farwalker's Quest by Joni Sensel 1/27/10
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint

Author/Award Categories

1. Non-Caucasian Author
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia
3. Work written pre-1950
4. Work written pre-1920
5. Work written the year you were born
6. Work originally written in a language other than English
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement
8. Work by an author you have never read before
9. Anthology
10. Hugo Award Winner
11. Nebula Award Winner
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner
14. World Fantasy Award Winner
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner

Subject: My List in Progress
Date Posted: 4/29/2010 4:57 PM ET
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I'm new and I'm just getting started with the challenge but I'm thinking I can manage all 45 by the end of the year. The categories left blank I haven't chosen books for yet (with High Fantasy and YA I have lots of options, just not sure which one I want yet), I'm either going to browse until I find something or rely on recommendations (always welcome!) My goal is to not repeat authors at all.

Category Title Author ISBN
1. High Fantasy
2. Comic Fantasy You Don?t Have to Be Evil to Work Here but it Helps Tom Holt 1841492841
3. Dark Fantasy Bloodstone Karl Wagner 446306290
4. Fairytale Fantasy White As Snow Tanith Lee 0312875495
5. Urban Fantasy Bordertown: Where Magic Meets Rock & Roll Terri Windling 0812522621
6. Sword and Sorcery Sword and Sorceress 1 Marion Zimmer Bradley 9780886773595
7. Heroic Fantasy
8. Romantic Fantasy Stolen Magic Esri Rose 1420102524
9. Science Fantasy Which World Andre Norton
10. Fantasy of Manners Swordspoint Ellen Kushner 0553585495
11. Magic Realism Wise Children Anglea Carter 014017530X
12. Young Adult Fantasy
13. Time Travel Fantasy Doomsday Book Connie Willis 0553351672
14. Supernatural Noir Storm Front Jim Butcher 0451457811
15. Paranormal Slave to Sensation Nalini Singh 0425212866
1. Protagonist older than 35
2. Protagonist younger than 18
3. Magical human protagonist
4. Non-human protagonist
5. Set in a royal court
6. Set in a school of magic
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history)
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure)
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure)
12. Set in a world containing no magic
13. Told from a first-person perspective
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint
1. Non-Caucasian Author Dawn Octavia Butler 446603775
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia The Wizard of the Crow Ngugi wa Thiong'o 1-84655-034-3
3. Work written pre-1950 The Virgin & the Swine Evangeline Walton
4. Work written pre-1920 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carrol 61886572
5. Work written the year you were born The Tricksters Margret Mahy 0007121733
6. Work originally written in a language other than English The Last Wish Andrzej Spakowski 0575077832
7. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement Little, Big John Crowly 0553012665
8. Work by an author you have never read before Kushiel's Dart Jacqueline Carey 0765342987
9. Anthology Thieves' World Robert Asprin 0441805914
10. Hugo Award Winner Rainbow's End Vernor Vinge 0312856849
11. Nebula Award Winner American Gods Neil Gaiman 0380973650
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner Lavinia Ursula K. LeGuin 0151014248
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner Sunshine Robin McKinley 0515138819
14. World Fantasy Award Winner Only Begotten Daughter James Morrow 0688052843
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner Ammonite Nicola Griffith 0345378911


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Amy
Date Posted: 6/1/2010 2:45 AM ET
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Bumping for mid-year edits!

Date Posted: 6/19/2010 10:16 PM ET
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Well I finally finished assembling my list. Titles highlighted and in bold have been completed. I've also created a tag I'm going to use to collect the books in one place.
Genre Categories
1. High Fantasy -- The Way of Kings -- Brandon Sanderson -- link
2. Comic Fantasy -- Sir Apropos of nothing -- Peter David-- link
3. Dark Fantasy -- Trial of Flowers -- Jay Lake-- link
4. Fairytale Fantasy -- Thomas the Rhymer -- Ellen Kushner-- link
5. Urban Fantasy -- War of the Oaks -- Emma Bull-- link
6. Sword and Sorcery -- Black God's Kiss -- C.L. Moore-- link
7. Heroic Fantasy -- The Blade Itself -- Joe Abercrombie-- link
8. Romantic Fantasy -- Duainfey -- Sharon Lee & Steve Miller-- link
9. Science Fantasy -- The Ginger Star -- Leigh Brackett-- link
10. Fantasy of Manners (aka Mannerpunk) -- The Wizard Hunters -- Martha Wells-- link
11. Magic Realism -- The Satanic Verses -- Salman Rushdie-- link
12. Young Adult Fantasy -- The Knife of Never Letting Go -- Patrick Ness-- link
13. Time Travel Fantasy -- To Say Nothing of the Dog -- Connie Willis-- link
14. Supernatural Noir --The Demon and the City --Liz Williams-- link
15. Paranormal -- I am Not a Serial Killer --Dan Wells -- link
Setting/Protagonist Categories
1. Protagonist older than 35 -- Boneshaker -- Cherie Priest-- link
2. Protagonist younger than 18 -- Orphans of Chaos -- John C. Wright-- link
3. Magical human protagonist -- Wild Seed -- Octavia E. Butler-- link
4. Non-human protagonist -- Shardik -- Richard Adams-- link
5. Set in a royal court -- The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms -- N.K. Jemisin -- link
6. Set in a school of magic -- Harry Potter and the Sorceror's Stone -- J.K. Rowling-- link
7. Set in a recognizable historical milieu -- Tigana -- Guy Gavriel Kay-- link
8. Set in a recognizably non-European milieu -- Who Fears Death -- Nnedi Okorafor-- link
9. Set in a radically altered historical milieu (e.g. steampunk, alternate history) -- The Kingdom Beyond the Waves -- Stephen Hunt-- link
10. Action takes place while traveling (quest structure) -- The Paradise War -- Stephen R. Lawhead-- link
11. Action takes place while traveling (non-quest structure) -- Fevre Dream -- George R.R. Martin-- link
12. Set in a world containing no magic -- Gentlemen of the Road -- Michael Chabon-- link
13. Told from a first-person perspective -- The Last Dragon -- J.M. McDermott-- link
14. Told from a third-person omniscient perspective -- The Deed of Paksenarrion -- Elisabeth Moon-- link
15. Told from a third-person limited, multi-perspective viewpoint -- Shadowrise -- Tad Williams-- link
Author/Award Categories
1. Non-Caucasian Author -- Imaro -- Charles Saunders-- link
2. Author from a country other than the U.S.A., the United Kingdom, Canada, or Australia -- Twilight Watch -- Sergei Lukyanenko-- link
3. Work written pre-1950 -- Melmoth the Wanderer -- Charles Marturin-- link
4. Work written pre-1920 -- The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner -- James Hogg-- link
5. Work written the year you were born -- The Dragon Waiting -- John M. Ford-- link
6. Work written by a Gandalf Grand Master/World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement -- The Sorcerer's House -- Gene Wolfe-- link
7. Work originally written in a language other than English -- Blood of Elves -- Andrzej Sapkowski-- link
8. Work by an author you have never read before -- Riddle-Master -- Patricia McKillip-- link
9. Anthology -- By Blood We Live -- John Joseph Adams-- link
10. Hugo Award Winner -- Too Many Magicians -- Randall Garrett-- link
11. Nebula Award Winner -- Paladin of Souls -- Lois McMaster Bujold-- link
12. Locus Fantasy Award Winner -- Anansi Boys -- Neil Gaiman-- link
13. Mythpoeic Award Winner -- The Curse of Chalion -- Lois McMaster Bujold-- link
14. World Fantasy Award Winner -- Thraxas -- Martin Scott-- link
15. James Tiptree, Jr. Award Winner -- The Orphan's Tale: In the Night Garden -- Catherynne N. Valente -- link


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