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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

High Fantasy Reading Challenge 2017

High Fantasy Reading Challenge 2017

In the time when the oceans drank Atlantis, and the time of the daughters and sons of Tolkien, great and heroic deeds were dared by brave souls willing to risk life and limb. They faced the greatest of perils; dragons, magic, saddlesores, politics and war. They fought for Crowns, Gods, or their own profit or survival; all became legends. Thus the tales of the Great Bards come down to us and thus we take up the torch of High Fantasy!

Verily, the rules:

* Read up to twelve books of High Fantasy, Mythic Fiction, or Heroic Fantasy between October of 2017 and September of 2018. Use your discretion (A Song of Ice and Fire, for instance, has been entered as everything from Low Fantasy to High Fantasy. I'm reading it for the challenge so obviously I consider it applicable.)

* Sword and Sorcery may also apply; again use your discretion.

* Fantasy only; no science fiction (and therefore, as much as it looks like fantasy, the Dragonriders of Pern do not count.)

* Science fantasy might be allowable as long as it is more fantasy than sci-fi (so Star Wars before the midichlorians nonsense might be acceptable but Star Trek is out).

* Video game and RPG tie ins are perfectly fine as long as the "feel" of the story is of High Fantasy (so Forgotten Realms and Dragonlance yes; Dark Sun and Eberron no.)

* Romance and sex are perfectly fine, but if they're the focus of the plot, it's out (so I'm nixing anything that looks at all like Paranormal Romance and the Gor novels).

* No re-reads.

* In the spirit of the great bards of the past, try to do as many reviews as possible.

Sally forth! Remember, all men must die!

Challenge Details
Genre: Fantasy
Challenge Span: October 2017 – September 2018

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

 Page = 3 books + 1 reviews
 Squire = 6 books + 2 reviews
 Knight = 9 books + 3 reviews
 Noble = 12 books + 6 reviews

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Arrenby

Arrenby

The Bear and The Nightingale
Borderline
The City of Brass
The Devourers
A Feast of Sorrows:  Stories
Finnegan's Field
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
Mythago Wood
Oathbringer
The Prisoner of Limnos
Sourdough and Other Stories
Under the Pendulum Sun
dalex

dalex

The Chronicle of Secret Riven
The Mapmaker's War
The Master of Whitestorm
The Plague Diaries
Soleri
The Traitor Baru Cormorant
daxxh

daxxh

The Magic of Recluce
Oathbringer
Tales From High Hallack - The Collected Short Stories of Andre Norton, Volume: 1
GiantPanda

GiantPanda

3
2
1
jontlaw

jontlaw

The Shape-Changer's Wife
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Momosnyx

Momosnyx

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

nea

The Black Tides of Heaven
Mistborn:  The Final Empire
The Well of Ascension
pauljames

pauljames

House of Chains
Words of Radiance
1
piibald

piibald

Age of Assassins
Beyond Redemption
Blood of Elves
The Book of Knights
Children of Earth and Sky
The Dragon's Path
Heir of Novron
Kings of the Wyld
Oathbringer
Ombria in Shadow
Rise of Empire
Theft of Swords
Sable Aradia

Sable Aradia

A Clash of Kings
The Dark Tower
D'Shai
A Game of Thrones
Lord Valentine's Castle
The Paladin
Song of Susannah
A Storm of Swords
The Warrior of World's End
The Wind Through the Keyhole
Wizard and Glass
Wolves of the Calla
slightlyfoxed

slightlyfoxed

An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors
The Curse of Chalion
The Emperor's Blades
The Hallowed Hunt
Paladin of Souls
Penric's Demon
6
5
4
3
2
1
Slinkyboy

Slinkyboy

The Changeling Sea
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
The Goblin Mirror
The King of Elfland's Daughter
The Other Wind
The Ruins of Gorlan
Seventh Son
Time and the Gods
Wild Magic
3
2
1
thereddeath

thereddeath

3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

Acacia: The War with the Mein
Age of Assassins
Age of Swords
Dark Immolation
Destiny's Conflict
The Dragonbone Chair
The Other Lands
The Sacred Band
The Stone of Farewell
To Green Angel Tower, Part 1: Seige
To Green Angel Tower, Part 2: Storm
The White Mists of Power