Read Harder Challenge Update
So we're three months into the Book Riot Read Harder Challenge, so let's look at what challenges I've met.
2. A book written by someone who was over the age of 65.
I read Nemesis by Philip Roth.
4. A book published by an indie press.
I read Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine.
6. A book by a persone whose gender is different from your own.
I read Three Weeks with My Brother by Nicholas and Micah Sparks.
10. A Microhistory.
I read Detroit: A Biography by Scott Martelle.
11. A YA Novel.
I read Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.
12. A Sci-fi Novel.
I read Lock-in by John Scalzi.
17. An Audiobook.
I listened to Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling.
19. A book that someone else has recommended to you.
I read Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
21. A graphic novel, a graphic memoir, or a collection of comics of any kind.
I read In Real Life by Cory Doctorow.
22. A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure.
I read So Many Books, So Little Time by Sara Nelson.
23. A book published before 1850.
I read Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
25. A Self Improvement book.
I read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.
So that's 12 challenges out of 24 met. Halfway there!
Here's what's left:
Read a book written by someone when they were under the age of 25.
A Collection of short stories.
A book by or about someone who identifies as LGBTQ.
A book that takes place in Asia.
A book by an author from Africa.
A book that is by or about someone from an indigenous culture.
A romance novel.
A National Book Award, Man Booker Prize or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last ten years.
A book that is a retelling of a classic story.
A collection of poetry.
A book that was originally published in another language.
A book published this year.