2016 BookRiot Read Harder Challenge

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[Challenges finished: 24]

[X] Read a horror book [Carrie by Stephen King]
[X] Read a nonfiction book about science [A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking]
[X] Read a collection of essays [The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan]
[X] Read a book out loud to someone else [The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt]
[X] Read a middle grade novel [The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan]
[X] Read a biography (not a memoir or autobiography) [Victoria: The Queen by Julia Baird]
[X] Read a dystopian or post-apocalyptic novel [Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff]
[X] Read a book originally published in the decade you were born [The Color Purple by Alice Walker]
[X] Listen to an audiobook that has won an Audie award [Sherlock Holmes in America ed. by Martin H. Greenberg, Jon Lellenberg, and Daniel Stashower]
[X] Read a book over 500 pages long [War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy]
[X] Read a book under 100 pages [Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling]
[X] Read a book by or about a person that identifies as transgender [The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff]
[X] Read a book that is set in the Middle East [Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi]
[X] Read a book by an author that is from Southeast Asia [The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen]
[X] Read a book of historical fiction set before 1900 [Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys]
[X] Read the first book in a series by a person of color [The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh]
[X] Read a non-superhero comic that debuted in the last three years [I Hate Fairyland, Vol. 1: Madly Ever After by Skottie Young]
[X] Read a book that was adapted into a movie, then watch the movie. Decide which is better [Me Before You by Jojo Moyes]
[X] Read a nonfiction book about feminism or dealing with feminist themes [We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Achidie]
[X] Read a book about religion (fiction or nonfiction) [Habibi by Craig Thompson]
[X] Read a book about politics in your country or another (fiction or nonfiction) [The Art of War by Sun Tzu]
[X] Read a food memoir [Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer]
[X] Read a play [Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne]
[X] Read a book with a main character that has a mental illness [A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara]