The 2015 Book Riot Read Harder

The Book Riot Read Harder Challenge (x) – 15/24 completed

A book published before 1850 – Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens (p. 1838)

A book that is a retelling of a classic story – Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

A romance novel – Landline by Rainbow Rowell

A graphic novel, a graphic memoir or a collection of comics of any kind – Chew, Vol. 1: Taster’s Choice by John Layman and Rob Guillory

A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure – Soulless by Gail Carriger

A book written by someone when they were under the age of 25 – The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

A book published this year – The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon

A YA novel – We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

A book that someone else has recommended to you – A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb

A book that takes place in Asia – Ghostwritten by David Mitchell (settings include Japan, China, Mongolia)

A book by or about someone that identifies as LGBTQ – Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

A sci-fi novel – Armada by Ernest Cline

A book written by someone when they were over the age of 65 – Harry’s Last Stand by Harry Leslie Smith

A book by a person whose gender is different from your own – The Invention of Hugh Cabret by Brian Selznick

An audiobook – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by JK Rowling, read by Stephen Fry

A book published by an indie press

A collection of short stories (either by one person or an anthology by many people)

A book by an author from Africa

A National Book Award, Man Booker Prize or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last decade

A book that was originally published in another language

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

A microhistory

A collection of poetry

A self-improvement book

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