2015 BookRiot Read Harder Challenge


Challenge originally posted on BookRiot. List will be updated as 2015 continues.

A book that is by or about someone from an indigenous culture (Native Americans,Aboriginals, etc.)

A book that was originally published in another language

Dark Sparkler by Amber Tamblyn A collection of poetry

H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald A book that someone else has recommended to you

God Help the Child by Toni Morrison A book written by someone when they were over the age of 65

On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss A book published by an indie press

Lumberjanes by Noelle Stephenson A graphic novel, a graphic memoir or a collection of comics of any kind

The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak A book written by someone when they were under the age of 25

Her Best Laid Plans by Cara McKenna A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson A National Book Award, Man Booker Prize or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last decade

Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman A collection of short stories (either by one person or an anthology by many people)

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters A book by or about someone that identifies as LGBTQ

Red Rising by Pierce Brown A book by a person whose gender is different from your own

The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi A book that takes place in Asia

Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor A book by an author from Africa

Consider the Fork by Bee Wilson A microhistory

The Scorch Trials by James Dashner A YA novel

The Martian by Andy Weir A sci-fi novel

Vision in White by Nora Roberts A romance novel

Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman A book that is a retelling of a classic story (fairytale, Shakespearian play, classic novel, etc.)

Being Mortal by Atul Gawande An audiobook

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen A book published before 1850

The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman A book published this year

Getting Things Done by Dave Allen A self-improvement book 

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