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Are you up for new reading challenges?

Book Riot has cooked up a new challenge this year, and you can keep up all year long with blogs, lists, and links that will help you Read Harder!

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Chinese Fiction in Translation

From classics to science fiction, same-sex love to mystery, day to day life to revolution, here are works of Chinese language fiction.

Japanese Fiction in Translation

These Japanese originals can be found at PCPL in English. From classics to moderns.

Read Harder 2021: A Book With A Cover You Don't Like

Here are some covers that we at Ravenous Readers and the Book Riot dislike. Note: Disliking a cover doesn't mean we don't love the book!

Read Harder: Read a book by/about a non-Western world leader

This is a bit tricky. Non-Western could mean "western hemisphere" or Western world, and world leader has several possibilities as well!

RH21: Novel by Indigenous, First Nations, or Native American

Participating in the Read Harder Challenge? Here are some potential books for the First Nationals/Indigenous/Native American category.

Read Harder 2021: Read a book set in the Midwest

Participating in the 2021 Read Harder Challenge from Book Riot? Here are some recommendations for titles set in the Midwest.

Read Harder 2021: Read a book of nature poems

Participating in the 2021 Read Harder Challenge from Book Riot? Here are some recommendations for poetry featuring nature.

Read Harder: A Book That Demystifies a Common Mental Illness

Are you participating in the Read Harder Challenge in 2021? Here are some recommendations of books that demystify a common mental illness.

RH 2021: Children's Books That Center Disabled Characters

Participating in Read Harder in 2021? Here are some children's books that center on a disabled character but not their disability.

Read Harder 2021: Food Memoir by an Author of Color

Are you participating in Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge in 2021? Here's a list of food memoirs written by authors of color - enjoy!

Read Harder 2021: A Book You've Been Intimidated to Read

It's time to step out of your comfort zone & take that book you've been intimidated to read off the shelf. Here are fiction and non-fiction.

Read Harder 2021: Investigative Nonfic by an Author of Color

Doing the Read Harder Challenge in 2021? Here are some potential books for a work of investigative nonfiction by an author of color.

Read Harder 2021: Romance by a trans or nonbinary author

Here are some romance novels and other love stories by trans, nonbinary, and otherwise gender nonconforming authors for the RH challenge.

Read Harder 2021: Historical Fiction with POC or LGBTQ+ Lead

Some books for the RH historical fiction challenge that features a protagonist who is a person of color or a member of the LGBTQ+ community.
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