#Read Harder

Read Harder is Book Riot’s annual reading challenge, where we design 24 tasks to help you read outside your comfort zone and find your next favorite read!

10 of the Best Antihero Characters in Literature

From Harley Quinn to Gatsby, we love a good antihero. These are some of the best antihero characters you'll find.

20 Must Read Sci-Fi Books for Readers Who Don’t Like Sci-Fi

Think sci-fi isn't your thing? Think again! Find something to love in these sci-fi books for readers who don't like sci-fi... yet.

What Makes a Good Book Club Question?

What makes for a good book club question? Here are some tips to consider before your next book club meeting.

The Best Historical Fiction Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Itching for a read set in the past? You're going to want to check out the best historical fiction books you've never heard of.

The State of the Beach Read

While the term "beach read" wasn't coined until the 1990s, summer reading has been a staple for more than a century.

Here are the Most Challenged Comics and Most Banned Comics Since 2000

The most challenged comics and most banned comics since 2000 in the United States include LGBTQ+ and BIPOC stories.

A Queer History of the Baby-Sitters Club

While the original books and even the Netflix adaptation danced around it, we all know that Kristy Thomas is and has always been a lesbian.

20 of the Best Science Fiction Books of All Time

The best science fiction books of all time push the envelope, show what could be, and make you question what's possible, like The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu.

8 Books That Fictionalize Real Historical Figures

If you love historical fiction, take a dive into the lives of these people with 8 books that fictionalize real historical figures, including Island Queen.

Your Guide To The Domestic Horror Sub-Genre

What is domestic horror? Who are the domestic horror authors? What are the must-read domestic horror books? Find it all now!