r/fantasy Bingo 2017

r/fantasy bingo 2017 challenge runs from April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2017. I took last years challenge of three cards and raise it to four. This years challenge contains a small press, indie and self-published card, a women in fantasy card, an authors of colour and Indigenous authors card, and a queer and trans authors and characters card. A minimum of 50% of all books must be written by authors of colour and Indigenous authors.


Goodreads Book of the Month: Hollow World, by Michael J. Sullivan/ The Bear and the Nightingale, by Katherine Arden/ Six of Crows, by Leigh Bardugo

Graphic Novel/Audiobook: The Abominable Charles Christopher Vol. 1by Karl Kerschl/ Monstress, Vol. 1: The Awakening, by Marjorie Liu/ One Hundred Nights of Hero, by Isabel Greenberg/ The Witch Boy, by Molly Ostertag

Time Travel: Pemmican Wars, by Katherena Vermette/ The Time Traveler’s Wife, by Audrey Niffenegger/ Kindred, by Octavia E. ButlerIn Memoriam, by Nathan Burgoine

Published in 2017: Prime Meridian, by Silvina Moreno-Garcia/ Record of a Night Too Brief, by Hiromi Kawakami/ Hadriana in All My Dreams, by René Depestre/ Peter Darling, by Austin Chant

Debut Fantasy Novel: Walking on Knives, by Maya Chhabra/ The Girl From the Well, by Rin Chupeco/ The Star-Touched Queen, by Roshani Choski/ Ash, by Malinda Lo

Non-Fiction Fantasy Related Book: The Wand in the Word: Conversations with Writers of Fantasy, edited by Leonard S. Marcus/ The Secret History of Wonder Woman, by Jill Lapore/ Afrofuturism: The World of Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Culture, by Ytasha L. Womack/ Queer Universes: Sexualities and Science Fiction, edited by Wendy Gay Pearson & Veronica Hollinger

On Your TBR For Over a Year: Memoirs of a Polar Bear, by Yoko Towada/ The House of the Spirits, by Isabelle Allende/ Beloved, by Toni Morrison/ When Fox is a Thousand, by Larissa Lai

Award Winning Novel: Maleficium, by Martine Desjardines/ The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula K. Le Guin/ A Tale for the Time Being, by Ruth Ozeki/ Kappa Child, by Hiromi Goto

Dystopian/(Post-)Apocalyptic/Dying Earth: Sunvault: Stories of Solarpunk and Eco-Speculation, edited by Phoebe Wagner & Brontë Christopher Wieland/ The Queue, by Basma Abdel Aziz/ Future Home of the Living God, by Louise Erdich/ Chameleon Moon, by RoAnna Sylver

r/fantasy Underread/Underrated: The Winged Histories, by Sofia Samatar/ The Whitefire Crossing, by Courtney Schafer/ Kabu Kabu, by Nnedi Okorafor/ White is for Witching, by Helen Oyeyemi

Horror: Ghost Summer, by Tananarive Due/ She Walks in Shadows, edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia/ Hammers on Bone, by Cassandra Khaw/ Carmilla, by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Desert Setting: Engraved on the Eye, by Saladin Ahmed/ The Cold Eye, by Laura Anne Gilman/ Iraq+100: Stories From a Century After the Invasion, edited by Hassan Blasim/ Swan’s Braid and Other Tales of Terizan, by Tanya Huff

Square from 2015/16 Bingo (Sci-fi): Starlings, by Jo Walton/ Primeval and Other Times, by Olga Tokarczuk/ Invisible Planets: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation, edited by Ken Liu/ Better Off Red, by Rebekah Weatherspoon

Self-Published: City of Strife, by Claudie Arseneault/ Lady Ruth Constance Chapelstone and the Clockwork Suitor, by L.C. Mawson/ Thorn, by Intisar Khanani/ The Warrior’s Path, by Catherine M. Wilson

Non-Human Protagonist: The Stars Change, by Mary Anne Mohanraj/ Ancillary Justice, by Ann Leckie/ Slave to Sensation, by Nalini Singh/ The Terracotta Bride, by Zen Cho

Sequel: Will Do Magic for Small Change, by Andrea Hairston/ First Rider’s Call, by Kristin Britain/ The Foretelling of Georgie Spider, by Ambelin Kwaymullina/ Climbing the Date Palm, by Shira Glassman

AMA Author/Writer of the Day: The Demons We See, by Krista D. Ball/ The Galaxy Game, by Karen Lord/ The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories, by Ken Liu/ Santa Olivia, by Jacqueline Carey

Fantasy of Manners: Larkspur: A Necromancer’s Romance, by V.M. Jaskiernia/ To Say Nothing Of the Dog, by Connie Willis/ A Taste of Honey, by Kai Ashante Wilson/ Daughter of Mystery, by Heather Rose Jones

Featuring Dragons: Nice Dragons Finish Last, by Rachel Aaron/Cast in Shadow, by Michelle Sagara/ The House of Binding Thorns, by Aliette de Bodard/ An Accident of Stars, by Foz Meadows

New Weird: Shadows and Tall Trees, edited by Michael Kelly/ Amatka, by Karen Tidbeck/ Age of Blight, by Kristine Ong Muslim/ The Stars Are Legion, by Kameron Hurley

Seafaring: Burning Brightby Melissa McShane/ Treason’s Shore, by Sherwood Smith/ Jaeth’s Eye, by K.S. Villoso/ Ice Massacre, by Tiana Warner

Steampunk: Ghost in the Cogs: Steam-Powered Ghost Stories, edited by Scott Gable & C. Dombrowski/ Everfair, by Nisi Shawl/ Gunpowder Alchemy, by Jeannie Lin/ Karen Memory, by Elizabeth Bear

Five Fantasy Short Stories: Her Body and Other Parties: Stories, by Carmen Maria Machado/ Thus Were Their Faces: Stories, by Silvina Ocampo/ The Sea is Ours: Tales from Steampunk Southeast Asia, edited by Jaymee Goh & Joyce Chng/ Tremontaine: The Complete Season One, by Ellen Kushner and others

r/fantasy Author Appreciation Post: Where the World Wounds, by Kiini Ibura Salaam/ Foreigner, by C.J. Cherryh/ The Wild Blue and the Gray, by William Sanders/ The Salt Roads, by Nalo Hopkinson

Older Protagonist (50+): A Moonlit Task, by Tom Hansen/ Tea with the Black Dragon, by R.A. McAvoy/ The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro/ Raven Stratagemby Yoon Ha Lee