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Subject: Fantasy 2016 Challenge Procrastinators Edition
Date Posted: 2/22/2016 9:50 PM ET
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Since March is almost here I decided to keep the challenge on the simple side. I can add bonus challeneges etc. later. What do you guys think of this as a challenge?

 

  1. Classic (published before 1960)
  2. Contemporary (published in the last 25 years)
  3. Award Winner (World Fantasy Award, Gemmel Award, Locus etc. any year)
  4. Religion Theme
  5. Political/Court Intrigue
  6. Military
  7. Young Adult/Throwback
  8. Media Tie In (Book that was made into a TV Show or Movie)
  9. Written by more than one author
  10. Epic (more than 500 pages)
  11. Quick Read (less than 200 pages)
  12. Written by an Author with 3 names (EX Guy Kaverial Kay, Marion Zimmerman Bradley, David Alan Coe etc.)
  13. Birthday book-published the year or decade you were born
  14. Asian Themed
  15. Mediterranean Inspired (Countries bordering the Mediterranean: Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Morocco etc.)

 

Date Posted: 2/22/2016 11:37 PM ET
Member Since: 1/10/2007
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This looks good.  Short stories?  Course, that would be more than one author, so they're covered.  I'd probably do six or so, unless I got ambitious.

Thanks for doing this!

Date Posted: 2/23/2016 4:16 PM ET
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Absolutely!  Great choices.  Can we use the books we've already read or will this be all books starting from March 1st type of thing?

Date Posted: 2/23/2016 8:07 PM ET
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I think any books you read in 2016 thus far should work.