Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The 2016 Book Riot Read Harder Challenge

The Book Riot Read Harder is on again. Click here for more details.

Here are the categories:

Horror book:  Red Glove--Holly Black

Nonfiction book about science:  The Future of Life--Edward O. Wilson

Read a book out loud to someone else:  The Wonderful Things You Will Be--Emily Winfield Martin

Biography (not memoir or autobiography):  Philomena--Martin Sixsmith

Dystopian or post-apocalyptic novel:   The 5th Wave--Rick Yancey

Book originally published in the decade you were born:  The Education of Little Tree--Forrest Carter

Listen to an audiobook that has won an Audie Award:  The Odyssey--Homer

Book over 500 pages long:  History--Elsa Morante

Book under 100 pages:  The Metamorphosis--Franz Kafka

Book by or about a person that identifies as transgender:  Being Jazz--Jazz Jennings

Book that is set in the Middle East:  The Alchemist--Paulo Coelho

Book that is by an author from Southeast Asia:  The Ghost Bride--Yangsze Choo

Book of historical fiction set before 1900:  War and Peace--Leo Tolstoy

First book in a series by a person of color:   Kimi Ni Todoko: From Me to You 1--Karuho Shiina

Read a non-superhero comic that debuted in the last three years:
Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me--Ellen Forney

Read a book that was adapted into a movie, then watch the movie. 
Debate which is better:  
Prozac Nation--Elizabeth Wurtzel  (book was better)

Nonfiction book about feminism or dealing with feminist themes:

Book about religion (fiction or nonfiction):  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance--Robert M. Pirsig

Book about politics, in your country or another (fiction or nonfiction):
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot--Kim Barker

Book with a main character that has a mental illness:
It's Kind of a Funny Story--Ned Vizzini

Challenge Completed on October 6

1 comment:

Stephanie Faris said...

I love these! What a great challenge.