2018 Read Harder Challenge

This is a place for me to track what books I’ve read in fulfillment of the 2018 Read Harder Challenge. You can check out the original Book Riot post about the challenge here and a list of books I think I’ll use to complete these tasks here.

A book published posthumously

A book of true crime

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

A classic of genre fiction (i.e. mystery, sci fi/fantasy, romance)

Indigo by Beverly Jenkins

A comic written and illustrated by the same person

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

A book set in or or about one of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, or South Africa)

A book about nature

A western

A comic written or illustrated by a person of color

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

A book of colonial or postcolonial literature

A romance novel by or about a person of color

Indigo by Beverly Jenkins

A children’s classic published before 1980

A celebrity memoir

An Oprah Book Club selection

A book of social science

A one-sitting book

The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series

A sci fi novel with a female protagonist by a female author

A comic that isn’t published by Marvel, DC, or Image

Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

A book of genre fiction in translation

A book with a cover you hate

A mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author

An essay anthology

A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60

An assigned book you hated (or never finished)

 

5 thoughts on “2018 Read Harder Challenge

  1. Pingback: A Look Inside My 2018 Bookish Notebook | Dani's Bookshelf

    • Thanks! I think I’ll wind up reading a few more graphic novels that can also count for some of these tasks (like March), but it’s nice to have them checked off!

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