Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge for 2018 is over. You can still do a retro challenge, if you like, though!
I finished this list a while ago, but forgot to share it.
- Published Posthumously: The Woman at the Washington Zoo; Marjorie Williams.
2. True Crime: The Ballad of the Whiskey Robber; Julian Rubinstein.
3. Classic Genre Fiction: False Colors, Georgette Heyer.
4. Comic Written & Drawn by the Same Person: Adulthood is A Myth; Sarah Anderson.
5. Set or About BRICS: The Tsar of Love & Techno; Anthony Marra.
6. Nature: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek; Annie Dillard.
7. Western: Perma Red; Debra Earling.
8. Comic Written or Illustrated by POC: Onward Towards Our Noble Deaths; Shigeru Mizuki.
9. Post/Colonial Literature: Half of a Yellow Sun; Chimamanda Adichie.
10. Romance by or about POC: The Bollywood Affair; Sonali Dev.
11. Children’s Classic from before 1980: The Westing Game; Ellen Raskin.
12. Celebrity Memoir: The Princess Diarist; Carrie Fisher.
13. Oprah Book Club: The Invention of Wings; Sue Kidd.
14. Social Science: Nomadland; Jessica Bruder.
15. Read in One Sitting: The Uncommon Reader; Alan Bennett.
16. First Book in a YA/Middle Grade Series New to You: The Lightning Thief; Rick Riordan.
17. Sci Fi with Female Protagonist & Author: Radiance; Catherynne Valente.
18. Comic not from Marvel/DC/Image: Misfit City vol 1; Kirsten Smith.
19. Genre Fiction in Translation: Three Body Problem; Cixin Liu.
20. Cover You Hate: Mexican Flyboy; Alfredo Vea.
21. Mystery by POC/LGBT: Golden Boy; Michael Nava
22. Essay Anthology: The Best American Essays of the Century; Joyce Oates.
23. Female Protagonist Over 60: The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax; Dorothy Gilman.
24. Assigned Book Hated/Never Finished: The Scarlet Letter; Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Read harder, everyone. Did you complete any challenges in 2018? Plan for any in next year? Here’s to 2019!