Book Riot Read Harder Challenge 2015: Update II

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 (either by one person or an anthology by many people)

Get in Trouble by Kelly Link


A book published by an indie press

Jane Austen: Cover to Cover by Margaret C. Sullivan (published by Quirk Books)


A book by or about someone that identifies as LGBTQ

Blue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh


A book by a person whose gender is different from your own

A Few Words of Jane Austen by Stuart Tave


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 (Native Americans, Aboriginals, etc.)


A microhistory

The Library: An Unquiet History by Matthew Battles


A YA novel

Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block


A sci-fi novel

The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin


A romance novel


A National Book Award, Man Booker Prize or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last decade


A book that is a retelling of a classic story (fairytale, Shakespearian play, classic novel, etc.)


An audiobook


A collection of poetry


A book that someone else has recommended to you

Salsa Nocturna by Daniel Jose Older


A book that was originally published in another language


A graphic novel, a graphic memoir or a collection of comics of any kind

Saga Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples


A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure (Read, and then realize that good entertainment is nothing to feel guilty over)

Adventure Time Volume 1 by Ryan North, Mike Holmes, Pendleton Ward, et al


A book published before 1850


A book published this year

Spinster by Kate Bolick


A self-improvement book (can be traditionally or non-traditionally considered “self-improvement”)

Tiny, Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed


(Original challenge post on Book Riot: