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Worlds Without End Roll-Your-Own Reading Challenge

2021 Speculative Fiction Published This Year

2021 Speculative Fiction Published This Year

This challenge is intended as a way to help readers encourage themselves to read newly-published speculative fiction, as well as perhaps an opportunity to increase awareness for award nominations.

Books for this challenge should be first-published in 2021 (or first-published in the U.S. in 2021), and not be ones that you have read previously.

To assist with identifying books for this Challenge, you can use this search:

All Speculative Fiction Works Published in 2021

(note that these search results will include omnibuses, which consist of previously-published works and are not eligible for the Challenge)

Challenge Details
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror
Challenge Span: January 2021 – December 2021

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

 Astounding = 6 books + 2 reviews
 Clarke = 12 books + 4 reviews
 Nebula = 24 books + 8 reviews
 Hugo = 36 books + 12 reviews

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devilinlaw

devilinlaw

Across the Green Grass Fields
Light of the Jedi
The Rising Storm
3
2
1
Dlw28

Dlw28

Across the Green Grass Fields
Another Time, Another Place
Black Water Sister
Chaos on CatNet
The Chosen and the Beautiful
A Desolation Called Peace
Doors of Sleep
The Echo Wife
The Expert System's Champion
Fireheart Tiger
Fugitive Telemetry
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within
Home: Habitat, Range, Niche, Territory
Immunity Index
Klara and the Sun
The Last Graduate
The Last Watch
Lullaby for a Lost World
Masquerade in Lodi
A Master of Djinn
One Day All This Will Be Yours
Paladin's Strength
The Past Is Red
Project Hail Mary
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Remote Control
Shards of Earth
Son of the Storm
Soulstar
Star Eater
Sun-Daughters, Sea-Daughters
Thieves
We Are Satellites
We Could Be Heroes
What Abigail Did That Summer
The Witness for the Dead
ElizabethR

ElizabethR

The Chosen and the Beautiful
The Final Girl Support Group
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within
The Ladies of the Secret Circus
Later
London Bridge is Falling Down
Notes from the Burning Age
Priest of Gallows
Son of the Storm
Under the Whispering Door
Victories Greater Than Death
Winter's Orbit
Engelbrecht

Engelbrecht

Klara and the Sun
Project Hail Mary
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
gallyangel

gallyangel

Baccano!, Vol. 16:  1932 Summer: Man in the Killer
A Desolation Called Peace
Durarara!! SH, Vol. 1
The Intuition of Haruhi Suzumiya
Life Signs
Re: Zero, Vol. 15:  Starting Life in Another World
Yokohama Station SF
5
4
3
2
1
Hneite

Hneite

Across the Green Grass Fields
Cause for War
Fugitive Telemetry
Home: Habitat, Range, Niche, Territory
Klara and the Sun
The Only Living Girl on Earth
Persephone Station
Remote Control
Soulstar
27
26
25
24
23
22
21
20
19
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
illegible_scribble

illegible_scribble

The 22 Murders of Madison May
The Absolute Book
Amid the Crowd of Stars
Another Time, Another Place
The Apollo Murders
The Assassins of Thasalon
Black Water Sister
Catalyst Gate
Chaos on CatNet
The Chase
The Chosen and the Beautiful
Currency of War
A Desert Torn Asunder
A Desolation Called Peace
Doors of Sleep
Engines of Oblivion
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within
How to Mars
Hummingbird Salamander
Immunity Index
The Last Graduate
Machinehood
A Master of Djinn
Out Past The Stars
Paladin's Strength
Project Hail Mary
The Scavenger Door
Shards of Earth
Son of the Storm
Soulstar
Star Eater
A Summoning of Demons
Termination Shock
Transgressions of Power
We Are Satellites
The Witness for the Dead
Interphase

Interphase

A Desolation Called Peace
Doors of Sleep
Fireheart Tiger
A Master of Djinn
The Memory Theater
Shards of Earth
Jain

Jain

Black Water Sister
The Chosen and the Beautiful
Defekt
A Desolation Called Peace
Fireheart Tiger
Fugitive Telemetry
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within
In the Watchful City
The Jasmine Throne
The Kingdoms
A Master of Djinn
The Memory Theater
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Soulstar
These Lifeless Things
Winter's Orbit
The Witness for the Dead
19
18
17
16
15
14
13
12
11
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Laffer

Laffer

Angel of the Overpass
A Broken Darkness
Citadel
The Fallen
Fortress of Magi
Klara and the Sun
My Heart Is a Chainsaw
The Night of Demons and Saints
The Queen of the Cicadas
The Scavenger Door
Threader Origins
Voidbreaker
Linguana

Linguana

Chaos on CatNet
Comfort Me With Apples
A Desolation Called Peace
The Echo Wife
For the Wolf
Fugitive Telemetry
A Master of Djinn
The Ones We're Meant to Find
The Past Is Red
Persephone Station
A Psalm for the Wild-Built
Remote Control
Sorrowland
The Tangleroot Palace
Victories Greater Than Death
Winter's Orbit
The Witness for the Dead
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Mark5327

Mark5327

Earthlings
The Midnight Library
Remote Control
Ring Shout
Riot Baby
XX
Naomi_uk72

Naomi_uk72

Anna
Bloodsworn
Fireheart Tiger
One Day All This Will Be Yours
Reaper of Souls
Son of the Storm
These Lifeless Things
When the Sparrow Falls
4
3
2
1
piibald

piibald

The Album of Dr. Moreau
Any Way the Wind Blows
A Desolation Called Peace
Fugitive Telemetry
The Galaxy, and the Ground Within
Klara and the Sun
A Master of Djinn
Project Hail Mary
Soulstar
Winter's Orbit
2
1
risbom

risbom

6
5
4
3
2
1
Scott Laz

Scott Laz

First Person Singular: Stories
Hummingbird Salamander
Klara and the Sun
The Memory Theater
Purgatory Mount
Within Without
6
5
4
3
2
1
slightlyfoxed

slightlyfoxed

A Desolation Called Peace
Fugitive Telemetry
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
thejessleigh

thejessleigh

6
5
4
3
2
1
vegemiter

vegemiter

Black Water Sister
The Chosen and the Beautiful
A Desolation Called Peace
Fireheart Tiger
A Master of Djinn
The Memory Theater
On Fragile Waves
Star Eater
4
3
2
1
Weesam

Weesam

The All-Consuming World
Bear Head
Black Water Sister
The Blacktongue Thief
The Book of Accidents
Chaos on CatNet
A Desolation Called Peace
Doors of Sleep
The Echo Wife
The Fall of Koli
For the Wolf
Fugitive Telemetry
The Hidden Palace
A History of What Comes Next
Hummingbird Salamander
Immunity Index
Inhibitor Phase
Inscape
The Kingdoms
The Last Graduate
Machinehood
A Master of Djinn
The Memory Theater
No Gods, No Monsters
Paladin's Strength
Project Hail Mary
Purgatory Mount
Shards of Earth
Soulstar
Termination Shock
We Are Satellites
We Could Be Heroes
What Abigail Did That Summer
When the Sparrow Falls
Within Without
The Witness for the Dead