2019 Reading Women Challenge

Challenges Completed: 26

[X] A mystery or thriller written by a woman of color [My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite]

[X] A book about a woman with a mental illness [Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman]

[X] A book by an author from Nigeria or New Zealand [Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie]

[X] A book about or set in Appalachia [Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flag]

[X] A children’s book [The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate]

[X] A multigenerational family saga [Pachinko by Min Jin Lee]

[X] A book featuring a woman in science [How to be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery]

[X] A play [Heads Will Roll by Kate McKinnon and Emily Lynne]

[X] A novella [Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor]

[X] A book about a woman athlete [Dust Bowl Girls by Lydia Reeder]

[X] A book featuring a religion other than your own [Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal]

[X] A Lambda Literary Award winner [Autonomous by Annalee Newitz]

[X] A myth retelling [The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker]

[X] A translated book published before 1945 [The Lais of Marie de France]

[X] A book written by a South Asian author [Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling]

[X] A book by an Indigenous woman [Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot]

[X] A book from the 2018 Reading Women Award shortlist [I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O’Farrell]

[X] A romance or love story [Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston]

[X] A book about nature [The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery]

[X] A historical fiction book [Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid]

[X] A book you bought or borrowed in 2019 [The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates]

[X] A book you picked up because of the cover [The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry]

[X] Any book from a series [Anna of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir]

[X] A young adult book by a woman of color [A Beautiful Poison by Lydia Kang]

[X] A book by Jesmyn Ward [Sing, Unburied, Sing]

[X] A book by Jhumpa Lahiri [Interpreter of Maladies]