2017 Read Harder Challenge

  1. Read a book about sports.
  2. Read a debut novel. 
    , Stephanie Garber
  3. Read a book about books.
  4. Read a book set in Central or South America, written by a Central or South American author.
  5. Read a book by an immigrant or with a central immigration narrative.
    Ru, Kim Thúy
  6. Read an all-ages comic.
    In Real Life, Cory Doctorow & Jen Wang
  7. Read a book published between 1900 and 1950.
    Anne of the Island, L.M. Montgomery
  8. Read a travel memoir.
  9. Read a book you’ve read before.
    Clockwork Angel, Cassandra Clare
  10. Read a book that is set within 100 miles of your location.
  11. Read a book that is set more than 5000 miles from your location.
    The Wrath & the Dawn, Renée Ahdieh
  12. Read a fantasy novel.
    The Winter King, C.L. Wilson
  13. Read a nonfiction book about technology.
  14. Read a book about war.
    The Bronze Horseman, Paullina Simons
  15. Read a YA or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+.
  16. Read a book that has been banned or frequently challenged in your country.
  17. Read a classic by an author of color.
  18. Read a superhero comic with a female lead.
  19. Read a book in which a character of color goes on a spiritual journey (From Daniel José Older, author of Salsa Nocturna, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, and YA novel Shadowshaper)
  20. Read an LGBTQ+ romance novel (From Sarah MacLean, author of ten bestselling historical romance novels).
  21. Read a book published by a micropress.
    Grief Is the Thing with Feathers, Max Porter
  22. Read a collection of stories by a woman.
  23. Read a collection of poetry in translation on a theme other than love.
  24. Read a book wherein all point-of-view characters are people of color.
    Fences, August Wilson