Monday, May 22, 2017

Book Riot's 2017 Read Harder Challenge

Below is a list of challenges for the Book Riot's 2017 Read Harder Challenge, plus the books I will most likely be reading for each challenge. When I write a review for a book from this challenge I will write: BR (with the number of the challenge).

If you are interested in checking out the book challenge or the website:
http://bookriot.com/2016/12/15/book-riots-2017-read-harder-challenge/

1. Read a book about sports. When the Game was Ours by Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, and Jackie MacMullan


2. Read a debut novel. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon


3. Read a book about books. A Jane Austen Education: How six novels taught me about love, friendship, and the things that really matter by William Deresiewicz


4. Read a book set in Central or South America, written by a Central or South American author. Betty Boo by Claudia Pineiro The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey by Ernesto Che Guevara

5. Read a book by an immigrant or with a central immigration narrative. The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan


6. Read an all-ages comic. Lumberjanes, vol.1: Beware the Kitten Holy by Grace Ellis and Noelle Stevenson


7. Read a book published between 1900 and 1950. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran


8. Read a travel memoir. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson


9. Read a book you’ve read before. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry


10. Read a book that is set within 100 miles of your location. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot


11. Read a book that is set more than 5000 miles from your location. I am Malala: The Story of the Girl who stood up for Education and was shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai


12. Read a fantasy novel. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows


13. Read a nonfiction book about technology. Creativity Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces that Stand in the way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull


14. Read a book about war. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

15. Read a YA or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+. George by Alex Gino


16. Read a book that has been banned or frequently challenged in your country. The Color Purple by Alice Walker


17. Read a classic by an author of color. The Color Purple by Alice Walker


18. Read a superhero comic with a female lead. Ms. Marvel, vol. 1 by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona


19. Read a book in which a character of color goes on a spiritual journey. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho


20. Read an LGBTQ+ romance novel. Hero by Perry More


21. Read a book published by a micropress. Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay


22. Read a collection of stories by a woman. American Housewife Helen Ellis


23. Read a collection of poetry in translation on a theme other than love. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova

24. Read a book wherein all point-of-view characters are people of color. The Color Purple by Alice Walker

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