Read Harder Challenge 2018

1) A book published posthumously: Persuasion – Jane Austen         
2) A book of true crime: The Man Who Would Be Jack – David Bullock
3) A classic of genre fiction (i.e. mystery, sci fi/fantasy, romance): Farenheit 451                          
4) A comic written and illustrated by the same person: Nimona – Noelle Stevenson                       
5) A book set in or about one of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, or South Africa): Johannesburg – Fiona Melrose                
6) A book about nature: A Zoo in My Luggage – Gerald Durrell                   
7) A western: Little House on the Prairie – Laura Ingalls Wilder                      8) A comic written or illustrated by a person of color: Monstress – Marjorie Liu and drawn by Sana Takeda                 
9) A book of colonial or postcolonial literature: Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie              
10) A romance novel by or about a person of color: Everything, Everything – Nicola Yoon              
11) A children’s classic published before 1980 A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle               
12) A celebrity memoir: Talking as Fast as I Can – Lauren Graham               
13) An Oprah Book Club selection: Becoming – Michelle Obama                         14) A book of social science: Here we are: feminism for the real world – Edited by Kelly Jensen
Counselling for toads – Robert De Board(based on Kenneth Grahame)       
15) A one-sitting book: St Mary’s novella – Jodi Taylor
16) The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series: Shiver – Maggie Stiefvater               
17) A sci fi novel with a female protagonist by a female author: Defy the Stars – Claudia Gray    
18) A comic that isn’t published by Marvel, DC, or Image: Anya’s ghost – Marjane Satrapi               
19) A book of genre fiction in translation: Harry Potter – Italian edition: Harry Potter e la pietra philosophare                                    
20) A book with a cover you hate: Reader, I Married Him – Edited by Tracey Chavalier                  
21) A mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author: A scone to die for – H.Y. Hanna                   
22) An essay anthology: Here we are: feminism for the real world – Edited by Kelly Jensen            
23) A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60: Three things about Elsie – Joanne Cannon 
24) An assigned book you hated (or never finished): Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White