Book Riot 2015 Read Harder Challenge: Christina Deemer

Currently Reading

  1. A book that was originally published in another language: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez


  1. A book written by someone when they were under the age of 25: The Heart is a lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
  2. A book that takes place in Asia: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
  3. A book that is by or about someone from an indiginous culture: Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie
  4. A YA novel: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
  5. A National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last decade: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
  6. A collection of poetry: Turtle Island by Gary Snyder
  7. A graphic novel, graphic memoir, or collection of comics: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  8. A Book Published before 1850: North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

On Deck

  1. A book by or about someone who identifies as LGBTQ: Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
  2. A book by a person whose gender is different from your own: The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever

In the Hole

  1. A book written by someone when they were over the age of 65: TBD
  2. A collection of short stories: The Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  3. A book published by an indie press: TBD
  4. A book by an author from Africa: TBD
  5. A microhistory: TBD
  6. A sci-fi novel: TBD
  7. A romance novel: TBD
  8. A book that is a retelling of a classic story: TBD
  9. An audiotbook: TBD
  10. A book that someone else has recommended to you: TBD
  11. A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure: TBD
  12. A book published this year: TBD
  13. A self-improvement book: Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Suggest a Book

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