Friday, March 10, 2017

2017 Read Harder Challenge

Here's my working list for Book Riot's 2017 Read Harder Challenge.

Key to the colors on my list:
Black-books I intend to read but haven't started yet.
Lavender - books I'm currently reading
Green - completed books

Read a book about sports. -  Moneyball, maybe?
Read a debut novel. - Other Voices, Other Rooms - Capote
Read a book about books.  - The Uncommon Reader- Alan Bennett
Read a book set in Central or South America, written by a Central or South American author ?
Read a book by an immigrant or with a central immigration narrative. ?
Read an all-ages comic.  ?
Read a book published between 1900 and 1950. Planning to finally finish Is Sex Necessary by Thurber and White
Read a travel memoir Sahara Unveiled
Read a book you’ve read before.   ?
Read a book that is set within 100 miles of your location. 
Read a book that is set more than 5000 miles from your location- The Hunting Party- A. Chekhov
Read a fantasy novel – LeGuin?
Read a nonfiction book about technology. Edwardian Farm, by Alex Langlands, Ruth Goodman, and Peter Guinn
Read a book about war.- The Naked and the Dead – Norman Mailer
Read a YA or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+??? 
Read a book that has been banned or frequently challenged in your country.  So many to choose from!
Read a classic by an author of color. Their Eyes Were Watching God?
Read a superhero comic with a female lead. ?
Read a book in which a character of color goes on a spiritual journey  - Castaneda?
Read an LGBTQ+ romance novel  I don’t read romance novels.  Would Anais Nin count?
Read a book published by a micropress.
Read a collection of stories by a woman. – The Yellow Wallpaper – Charlotte Perkins Gillman
Read a collection of poetry in translation on a theme other than love.
Read a book wherein all point-of-view characters are people of color.  The Color Purple

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