The Book Riot 2015 Read Harder Challenge

I challenged myself to do the Book Riot 2015 Read Harder Challenge this year. I was off to a good start, but life got in the way and I wasn’t quite able to complete the challenge. I came pretty close, though! Assuming I finish the book I’m currently reading, I only missed two tasks.

Red Queen
A book written by someone when they were under the age of 25 [75% done reading this]
My Story
A book written by someone when they were over the age of 65
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
A collection of short stories
A book published by an indie press
A book by or about someone that identifies as LGBTQ [Not completed]
The Buried Giant
A book by a person whose gender is different from your own
The Girl Who Fell to Earth
A book that takes place in Asia
Half of a Yellow Sun
A book by an author from Africa
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
A book that is by or about someone from an indigenous culture
Dead Wake
A microhistory
The Thief
A YA novel
Station Eleven
A sci-fi novel
Eleanor & Park
A romance novel
All the Light We Cannot See
A National Book Award, Man Booker Prize or Pulitzer Prize winner from the last decade
A book that is a retelling of a classic story
Yes Please
An audiobook
Life on Mars
A collection of poetry
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry
A book that someone else has recommended to you
The Girl in the Spider's Web
A book that was originally published in another language
Ms. Marvel Vol. 1: No Normal
A graphic novel, a graphic memoir or a collection of comics of any kind
Gone Girl
A book that you would consider a guilty pleasure
A book published before 1850 [Post coming soon]
The Girl on the Train
A book published this year
A self-improvement book [Not completed]

I also read a handful of books beyond those I used in the challenge:

We book coverFind MeEverything I Never Told YouAnnihilation

To Kill a MockingbirdGo Set a Watchman