Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Book Riot’s 2019 Read Harder Challenge

The fifth annual Book Riot Read Harder Challenge is here.

  1. A epistolary novel or collection of letters: Letters From Madelyn--Elaine K. Sanchez
  2. An alternate history novel: Blameless--Gail Carriger
  3. A book by a woman and/or AOC that won a literary award in 2018: Hello, Universe--Erin Entrada Kelly
  4. A humor book: Bright Lights, Big A**--Jen Lancaster
  5. A book by a journalist or about journalism: She Wanted It All--Kathryn Casey
  6. A book by an AOC set in or about space: Big Machine--Victor Lavalle
  7. An #ownvoices book set in Mexico or Central America: Malinche--Laura Esquivel
  8. An #ownvoices book set in Oceania: The Bone People--Keri Hulme
  9. A book published prior to January 1, 2019, with fewer than 100 reviews on Goodreads: The Secret Life of Eva Hathaway--Janice Weber
  10. A translated book written by and/or translated by a woman: The Tale of Genji--Murasaki Shikibu
  11. A book of manga: A Silent Voice, Volume 1--Yoshitoki Oima
  12. A book in which an animal or inanimate object is a point-of-view character: All That Glitters--Lisa Ann Scott
  13. A book by or about someone that identifies as neurodiverse: Marcelo in the Real World--Francisco X. Stork
  14. A cozy mystery: The Heretic's Apprentice--Ellis Peters
  15. A book of mythology or folklore: Red Earth and Pouring Rain--Vikram Chandra
  16. An historical romance by an AOC: Rebel--Beverly Jenkins
  17. A business book: How the Internet Happened--Brian McCullough
  18. A novel by a trans or non binary author: I Wish You All the Best--Mason Deaver
  19. A book of nonviolent true crime: Gangsters & Gold Diggers--Jerome Charyn
  20. A book written in prison: Don Quixote--Miguel de Cervantes
  21. A comic by an LGBTQIA creator: On a Sunbeam--Tillie Walden
  22. A children’s or middle grade book (not YA) that has won a diversity award since 2009: Long Way Down--Jason Reynolds
  23. A self-published book: Quicksilver Chronicles--Frances K. Woods
  24. A collection of poetry published since 2014: Milk and Honey--Rupi Kaur
Challenge completed on October 24


Elephant's Child said...

Definitely some brain stretchers on those lists.

Sandra Cox said...

Good luck with this one.