Backlist Bingo 2021

(Contrition of a Bad Sci-Fi Fan)

Run by A Dance With Books


ONE more to go!

Book ideas, as well as the books I choose to read/have already read, which will be clearly marked in bold and with the date I finish reading the book. Anything without a date or not in bold is something I am considering.

  • Published in the ’70s: Kindred by Octavia E. Butler (Completed June 28th)
  • Published in the ’80s: Tiamat #1: The Snow Queen by Joan D. Vinge (Completed January 25th)
  • Published in the ’90s: Night’s Dawn #1: The Reality Dysfunction by Peter F. Hamilton (Completed March 1st)
  • Published in the ’00s: Old Man’s War #1: Old Man’s War by John Scalzi (Completed June 7th)
  • Hugo Award Winner: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (Completed April 8th)
  • Locus Award Winner: American Gods by Neil Gaiman (Completed May 5th)
  • Sidewise Award Winner:
    • The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon (not read yet – 414 pages)
    • Ministry of Space by Warren Ellis (not read yet – 100 pages)
    • 1942 by Robert Conroy (not read yet – 358 pages)
    • Dominion by C.J. Sansom (not read yet – 593 pages)
    • The Enemy Within by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (not read yet – 290 pages)
    • Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters (not read yet – 336 pages)
    • Timeline-191 #1: How Few Remain by Harry Turtledove (not read yet – 596 pages)
    • Making History by Stephen Fry (not read yet – 594 pages)
    • NASA Trilogy #1: Voyage by Stephen Baxter (not read yet – 784 pages)
  • Nebula Award Winner: Dune by Frank Herbert (Completed March 19th)
  • Sci-Fi: To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini (Completed January 28th)
  • Fantasy: The Mists of Avalon #1: Mistress of Magic by Marion Zimmer Bradley (Completed June 19th)
  • Horror: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins (Completed January 7th)
  • Novella: The Stormlight Archive #2.5: Edgedancer (Completed February 7th)
  • Not written by a bloke: Wayfarers #1: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers (Completed May 27th)
  • Author outside US/UK: Abhorsen #4: Clariel by Garth Nix (Completed June 26th)
  • Written by Author of Color: Xenogenesis #1: Dawn by Octavia E. Butler (Completed February 1st)
  • Not written in English: The Witcher #1: Blood of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski (Completed April 7th)
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