Read Harder Challenge 2019

1. An epistolary novel or collection of letters: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
2. An alternate history novel: Smoke and  – Rachael Cain
3. A book by a woman and/or AOC (Author of Color) that won a literary award in
4. 2018: The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
5. A humour book: Good Omens – Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
6. A book by a journalist or about journalism: Susan Orlean – The Library Book
7. A book by an AOC set in or about space: The Chilled Effect –  Valerie Valdes
8. An #ownvoices book set in Mexico or Central America: Pierced by the Sun – Laura Esquivel
9. An #ownvoices book set in Oceania: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf – Ambelin Kwaymullina
10. A book published prior to January 1, 2019, with fewer than 100 reviews on Goodreads: City of Strife – Claudie Arseneault
11. A translated book written by and/or translated by a woman: I’m Still Here by Clélie Avit, Lucy Foster
12. A book of manga: She and Her Cat – by Makoto Shinkai 
13. A book in which an animal or inanimate object is a point-of-view character:
14. Counselling for Toads –  Robert De Board
15. A book by or about someone that identifies as neurodiverse: Spellwright – Blake Charlton
16. A cozy mystery: All-Butter ShortDead (Oxford Tearoom Mysteries #0.5) – H.Y. Hanna
17. A book of mythology or folklore: Norse Mythology – Neil Gaiman
18. An historical romance by an AOC: Alex and Eliza – Melissa de la Cruz
19. A business book: Beta: Quiet Girls Can Run the World: There is more than one way to be the boss – Rebecca Holman
20. A novel by a trans or nonbinary author: Freshwater – Akwaeke Emezi
21. A book of nonviolent true crime: The Orchid Thief – Susan Orlean
22. A book written in prison: Letter from the Birmingham Jail by Martin Luthur King Jr. available online (…
23. A comic by an LGBTQIA creator:  Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson
A children’s or middle grade book (not YA) that has won a diversity award since 2009: The London Eye Mystery – Siobhan Dowd (2010 Dolly Gray Award Winner)
24. A self-published book: The Alchemist’s Arms (The Witchfinder’s Well Book 2) – Jonathan Posner
25. A collection of poetry published since 2014: Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur