Monday, May 11, 2015

Book Riot Read Harder Challenge Update

I thought I'd do an update of how I'm progressing through Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge, since we're already in the 5th month of the year. I feel like I'm doing pretty well so far, and I'm looking forward to checking more off my list!

Categories Completed (8):
- A book published by an Indie Press: Icon edited by Amy Scholder
- A book by a person whose gender is different from your own: The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
- A microhistory: Marriage: A History by Stephanie Coontz
- A YA novel: True Believer by Virginia Euwer Woolf
- A Pulitzer Prize, Man Booker, or NBA winner from the last decade: Just Kids by Patti Smith
- A graphic novel: March, Book 2 by John Robert Lewis
- A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure: Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer
- A book published before 1850: The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo

Currently Working on (1):
- A book that someone else has recommended to you: The Condition by Jennifer Haigh

Categories to Complete (15):
- A book written by someone when they were under the age of 25
- A book written by someone when they were over the age of 65
- A collection of short stories
- A book by or about someone who identifies as LGBTQA
- 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 Sci-Fi novel
- A Romance novel
- A book that is a retelling of a classic tale
- An audiobook
- A collection of poetry
- A book that was originally published in another language
- A book published this year
- A self-improvement book