Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Mind Voyages – Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Challenge 2010

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 (To link and join to the challenge site click on this gorgeous badge above)

Mind Voyages - Science Fiction and Fantasy Reading Challenge

January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010 

Hosted by Robin of My Two Blessings – below is an abbreviated version of her post:

So come take a mind voyage with me - explore the Hugo and Nebula winners. (links are to Wikipedia’s list for the winners for best novel)

Voyages:

  • Moon Voyage :  Read at least 6 winners on the Hugo Winners List
  • Sling shot back to Earth:  Read at least  3 winners on the Nebula Winner's List
  • Venus Voyage:  Philip K. Dick Quest  - Read at least 2 of his books
  • Mercury  Voyage:   Robert Heinlein Quest - Read at least 2 of his books
  • Mars Voyage:   Read at least 6 winners on the Hugo List and take a side trip through the 21st century and read at least 4 nominees
  • Go into Warp Drive and visit the other planets
  • Jupiter Voyage:   Go side tripping 90's Style
  • Saturn:  Go Side Tripping 80's Style
  • Uranus: Go Side Tripping 70's Style
  • Neptune Voyage:  Go Side Tripping through the 50's and 60's

Mix it up, choose the number of books you want to read from each voyage, include some new books you pick up along the way and enjoy the ride.

The Rules are simple:

  1. The challenge will run from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010.  
  2. Participants may join at any time.
  3. All forms of books are acceptable including e-books, audio books, etc.
  4. Re-reads are acceptable as long as they are read after January 1, 2010.
  5. Books may overlap other challenges.
  6. Create an entry post linking to this blog. 
  7. You don't have to decide before hand what you will be reading. 
  8. Come back and sign up with Mr. Linky in the "I'm participating post" below this post.
  9. You don't have a blog to participate. 
  10. I'll be adding a post with Mr. Linky for participants to post book reviews.

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(each badge connects to a post and information around the specific journey within the challenge)

Review links for the site will be listed here.

Shellie’s Itinerary:

  • The Trip: is going to be spontaneous and unplanned.
  • Books: Here are links to my main lists on Goodreads – Science Fiction and Fantasy where I will be accessing and adding books to be used in this challenge.
  • Listing: Books will be listed and linked below as they are read and reviewed:

2 comments:

Robin of My Two Blessings said...

Hi Shellie,

Welcome to the challenge. Look forward to hearing about the books you read. Many interesting books to explore. Happy Reading!

Shellie (Layers of Thought) said...

Robin -
Thanks!
What a cute profile pic.
Looking forward to all the reviews.

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