So, I know I have a lot of reading challenges and redathons on board but I just cannot resist. I have heard a little bit on booktube about the Reddit’s Fantasy Bingo 2017. This is a Bingo Challenge focusing mainly on fantasy books. Sign me up now! This Bingo challenge will run from April 1st 2017 to March 31st 2018.




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*2017 Bingo Period lasts from April 1st 2017 – end of day March 31st 2018

*You can’t use the same book or author more than once on the card. One square=one book/author.
*Re-reads: You can only use one square for a re-read–all other books must be first time reads. The point of bingo is to explore new grounds, so get out there and explore books you haven’t read before. 🙂
*The mods will assign ‘Reading Champion’ flair to anyone that completes the entire card by the end of the challenge.
*Anyone completing five squares in a row will be entered into a drawing at the end of the challenge for whatever prizes we can get together. Note: since I put this together I will exempt myself from winning any prizes.
*Not a hard rule, but I would encourage everyone to post about what you’re reading, progress, etc, in at least one of /u/MikeOfThePalace’s monthly book discussion threads. Let us know what you think of the books you’re reading! Also, if you’re looking for recommendations, the monthly threads are a goldmine for finding new reading material.







Any r/Fantasy Goodreads Group Book Of The Month

Uprooted by Naomi Novak





Format: Graphic Novel (At Least One Volume) OR Audiobook

Saga: Vol 1 by Brian K. Vaughn





Novel Featuring Time Travel

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon





A Novel Published In 2017

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor





An Author’s Debut Fantasy Novel

Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones





Non-fiction Fantasy Related Book

Doctor Who: The Writer’s Tale: The Final Chapter by Russell T Davies and Benjamin Cook

writers tale




Fantasy Novel That’s Been on Your ‘To Be Read’ List for Over a Year

The Warrior Heir by Cinda Williams Chima

warrior heir




Award Winning Novel

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman





Subgenre: Dystopian / Post-Apocalyptic / Apocalyptic / Dying Earth

The Program by Suzanne Young





r/Fantasy Big List: 2016 Underread / Underrated

Dirty Magic by Jaye Wells

dirty magic




Horror Novel

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake 

anna dressed in blood




Fantasy Novel Featuring a Desert Setting

A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston





Re-Use ANY Previous r/Fantasy Bingo Square

I chose “Romantic Fantasy OR Paranormal Romance” from the 2016 Bingo Card

Undead and Unworthy by Mary Janice Davidson

undead and unworthy




Self-Published Fantasy Novel

Trick by Natalia Jaster





Fantasy Novel Featuring a Non-Human Protagonist

Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly

deep blue




Sequel: Not the First Book in the Series

The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson

heart of betrayal




Novel By an r/Fantasy AMA Author OR Writer of the Day

Guilty Pleasures by Laurell K. Hamilton

guilty pleasures




Subgenre: Fantasy of Manners

Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger 





Fantasy Novel Featuring Dragons

The Dragon’s Price by Bethany Wiggins





Subgenre: New Weird

Hollow City by Ransom Riggs

hollow city




Fantasy Novel Featuring Seafaring

Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller





Subgenre: Steampunk

Metaltown by Kristen Simmons





Five Fantasy Short Stories

Because You Love To Hate Me edited by Ameriie 





Novel by an Author from an r/fantasy Author Appreciation Post

First Truth by Dawn Cook

first truth




Getting Too Old for This Crap: Fantasy Novel Featuring An Older (50+) Protagonist

A Key, An Egg, An Unfortunate Remark by Harry Connolly






That covers all the squares and there are even some here that were not on my TBR before I began researching for this Bingo Sheet. I think
I have abided by all the rules and am looking forward to beginning to tick off the squares. Are you going to join in on this challenge? Do you enjoy fantasy novels? Do you have any fantasy novels to recommend? Let me know in the comments.

Keep Calm and Read On,


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