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2016 Read Harder Challenge (Book Riot): BSBL Resources for the Challenge

We've found materials in our library to help you complete your Book Riot 2016 Read Harder Challenge!

The Book Riot 2016 Read Harder Reading Challenge

24 Tasks

​Read a Horror Book

Read a non-fiction book about science

Read a collection of essays

Read a book out loud to someone else

Read a middle grade novel

Read a biography (not memoir or autobiography)

Read a dystopian or post-apocalyptic novel

Read a book originally published in the decade you were born

Listen to an audiobook that has won an Audie Award

Read a book over 500 pages long

Read a book under 100 pages

Read a book by or about a person that identifies as transgender

Read a book that is set in the Middle East

Read a book that is by an author from Southeast Asia

Read a book of historical fiction set before 1900

Read the first book in a series by a person of color

Read a non-superhero comic that debuted in the last 3 years

Read a book that was adapted into a movie, then watch the movie.  Debate which is better.

Read a non-fiction book about feminism or dealing with feminist themes

Read a book about religion (fiction or non-fiction)

Read a book about politics, in your country or another (fiction or non-fiction)

Read a food memoir

Read a play

Read a book with a main character that has mental illness

(It's ok to use the same book for multiple categories)