Book Riot Read Harder 2018

Challenge: challenge yourself to read harder. (Source)

  1. A book published posthumously – A Long Fatal Love Chase
  2. A book of true crime – The Princes in the Tower
  3. A classic of genre fiction – A Knight in Shining Armor
  4. A comic written and drawn by the same person – The Prince and the Dressmaker
  5. A book set in or about one of the five BRICS countries – A Long Way Home
  6. A book about nature – Unseen City
  7. A western (Planned: Six-Gun Snow White)
  8. A comic written or drawn by a person of color (Planned: Black Panther: Long Live the King)
  9. A book of colonial or postcolonial literature (Planned: Heart Berries)
  10. A romance novel by or about a person of color – A Bollywood Affair
  11. A children’s classic published before 1980 (Planned: The Witch of Blackbird Pond)
  12. A celebrity memoir – Wishful Drinking
  13. An Oprah Book Club selection (Planned: The Underground Railroad, Oprah Book Club pick)
  14. A book of social science – The Color of Law
  15. A one-sitting book – Beneath the Sugar Sky
  16. The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series – Six of Crows
  17. A sci fi novel with a female protagonist by a female author – Into the Drowning Deep
  18. A comic that isn’t published by Marvel, DC, or Image – Scary Godmother Comic Book Stories
  19. A book of genre fiction in translation (Planned: Fever Dream or The Neverending Story or The Vegetarian)
  20. A book with a cover you hate (Reading: Bedlams Bard)
  21. A mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author – The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra
  22. An essay anthology – We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy
  23. A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60 (Planned: He Shall Thunder in the Sky)
  24. An assigned book you hated or never finished – We Need to Talk About Kevin (Book club pick, I hated it intensely)