WWE Challenge, Part Three.

Worlds Without End has a couple of dozen different annual reading challenges this year, following the success (I assume – I was certainly upset when I discovered I missed it) of last year’s women of speculative fiction challenge.

I decided to follow the women’s challenge – to read and review twelve novels written by women in twelve months – but with the caveat that I’d apply it to a few other challenges (since I read about 90% female authors, the original would not exactly be a major accomplishment). And thus, we have the women authors of color challenge and the female SF/F award winners challenge, among others.

And then I found the motherlode.

I was browsing the site when I clicked on a challenge to read winners or nominees of the Mythopoeic Award.

I had never heard of this award, and I scanned the list.

On it were the vast majority of the books in my TBR pile and well over half of my favorite fantasy novels.

Yes.

Putting together this set left me irritable that I didn’t get two dozen instead of just one:

  • The Penelopiad, Margaret Atwood
  • In the Forests of Forgetting, Theodora Goss
  • Waking the Moon, Elizabeth Hand
  • Troubled Waters, Sharon Shinn
  • Lifelode, Jo Walton
  • The Innamorati, Midori Snyder
  • In the Forests of Serre, Patricia A. McKillip
  • Ill Met by Moonlight, Sarah A. Hoyt
  • Moonwise, Greer Gilman
  • Sister Light, Sister Dark, Jane Yolen
  • Prince of Annwn, Evangeline Walton
  • The Wood Wife, Terri Windling
Advertisements
This entry was posted in Books, Fantasy, feminism, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s