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2018 Read Harder Challenge

  • A book published posthumously - Emma
  • A book of true crime - You'll Be Gone in the Dark
  • A classic of genre fiction (i.e. mystery, sci fi/fantasy, romance) - Frankenstein 
  • A comic written and illustrated by the same person - Sweaterweather: & Other Short Stories by Sara Varon
  • A book set in or about one of the five 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
  • A book of colonial or postcolonial literature
  • A romance novel by or about a person of color - Something by Melissa Blue
  • A children’s classic published before 1980 - A Wrinkle in Time
  • A celebrity memoir - What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • An Oprah Book Club selection
  • A book of social science
  • A one-sitting book - The Heat is On by Poppy J. Anderson
  • 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 - Prison Island by Colleen Frakes
  • 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) - I Am the Cheese by Robert Cormier
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