Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge 2017

It is that time again where I start discussing my 2017 Read Harder Challenge. My 2016 was completed with 45 minutes to spare last year and I was ecstatic to see the 2017 list come out. However, I am doing it a little different this year since I will be trying to complete the 2017 and 2015 lists  (See list on my Pages sidebar or in the Books menu) since I have yet to do the 2015 list. Since this is only their third year of doing it, I will be all caught up.

As I type this (August 5, 2017) I am not yet half way but working hard at trying to complete it. More updates to come but this year I will update the book titles as I go. Come have a look again in January to see my reviews of all my Read Harder picks.

The 2017 Book Riot Read Harder Challenge

  1. Read a book about sports.
  2. Read a debut novel – What I was doing while you were breeding, Kristen Newman: 
  3. Read a book about books.
  4. Read a book set in Central or South America, written by a Central or South American author.
  5. Read a book by an immigrant or with a central immigrationnarrative.
  6. Read an all-ages comic.
  7. Read a book published between 1900 and 1950.
  8. Read a travel memoir.
  9. Read a book you’ve read before – Voyager, Diana Gabaldon:
  10. Read a book that is set within 100 miles of your location.
  11. Read a book that is set more than 5000 miles from your location – The Mediator: The Ninth Key, Meg Cabot:
  12. Read a fantasy novel – The Mediator: Shadowland, Meg Cabot:
  13. Read a nonfiction book about technology
  14. Read a book about war – A Clash of Kings, George R.R. Martin: 
  15. Read a YA or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+.
  16. Read a book that has been banned or frequently challenged in your country – Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins:
  17. Read a classic by an author of color – The Color Purple, Alice Walker:
  18. Read a superhero comic with a female lead.
  19. Read a book in which a character of color goes on a spiritual journey
  20. Read an LGBTQ+ romance novel
  21. Read a book published by a micropress.
  22. Read a collection of stories by a woman – Bad Feminist, Roxanne Gay:
  23. Read a collection of poetry in translation on a theme other than love.
  24. Read a book wherein all point-of-view characters are people of color.