Here are my plans for the 2020 Read Harder Challenge.

** I'm likely to read this book.
+ I read it and loved it.

1. Read a YA nonfiction book
**The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer, by John Hendrix:

2. Read a retelling of a classic by an author of color
+Beloved by Toni Morrison:
-Blade so Black, by LL McKinney:
-Pride Prejudice and other flavors by Sonali Dev:
-Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaludin:

3. Read a mystery where the victims not a woman
+Brutal Telling by Louis Penny:
+The Better Sister by Alastair Burke :
+Witch Elm by Tana French:
**Murder of Roger Akroyd by Agatha Christie:

4. Read a graphic memoir

5. Read a book about a natural disaster
+Station Eleven by Emily St John-Mandel:
-Salvage the Bones Jesmyn Ward:
**Broken Earth Series by NK Jemisin:

6. Read a play by an author of color and/or queer author
**Tennessee Williams:

7. Read a historical fiction novel not set in WWII
+Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel:
+Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead:
+Circe by Madeline Miller:
-Water Dancer, by Ta-Nahisi Coates:
-A Woman is No Man, Etaf Rum:

8. Read an audiobook of poetry
**Dog Songs by Mary Oliver:

9. Read the LAST book in a series
+Louis Penny:
* Broken Earth Trilogy:

10. Read a book that takes place in a rural setting
+Foe, by Ian Reid:
+Turn of the Key, Ruth Ware :
-Book Woman of Troublesome Creek:

11. Read a debut novel by a queer author
+An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon:
**On Earth Were Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong:

12. Read a memoir by someone from a religious tradition that is not your own
+TroubleMaker by Leah Remini:
+Leaving The Saints by Martha Beck:
-Unfollow, by MeganRoper:

13. Read a food book about a cuisine you’ve never tried before
-Notes from a Young Black Chef, by Kwami Onwuachi:
-Eating Korea, by Graham Holliday:
-Days of Honey:

14. Read a romance starring a single parent
+Friday night knitting club by Kate Jacobs:
-Fumbled by Alexa Martin:

-Would like to meet, by Rachel Winters
-Tempest by Beverly Jenkins (also historical fiction) :
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15. Read a book about climate change
+Prodigal Summer, Barbara Kingsolver:
**Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimerer:

16. Read a door-stopper published after 1950, written by a woman
+Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver:
+Harry Potter, 4-7:
+Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel:

+Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi:
+Witch Elm by Tana French:

Middlegame by Seanan McGuire:
**Life After Life Kate Atkinson:

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17. Read a sci-fi/fantasy novella (under 120 pages)
+Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire:
**Space Invaders by Nona Fernandez:

18. Read a picture book with a human from a marginalized community
+Julian is a Mermaid, by Jessica Love:
-When Charley met Emma:


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