#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!

Read Harder: An LGBTQ+ History Book

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read an LGBTQ+ history book.

Read Harder: A Non-European Novel in Translation

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a non-European novel in translation.

Read Harder: A Nonfiction Book About Anti-Racism

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read nonfiction books about anti-racism.

Read Harder: A Book You’ve Been Intimidated to Read

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a book you've been intimidated to read.

Book Riot’s 2021 Read Harder Challenge

Take on Book Riot's 2021 Read Harder Challenge, an annual reading challenge to help you read outside your comfort zone and discover new authors.

Read Harder: A Book in Any Genre Written by a Native, First Nations, or Indigenous Author

Find some excellent fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books by Native, First Nations, and Indigenous authors for this task of the 2020 Read Harder Challenge.

Read Harder 2020: An Edition of a Literary Magazine (Digital or Physical)

From POETRY Magazine to The Paris Review, here are 9 literary magazines to check out for the 23rd task of Book Riot's 2020 Reader Harder challenge!

Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press.

Read Harder: A Book With a Main Character or Protagonist With a Disability

Are you participating in Book Riot's Read Harder 2020? Check out these books about disability, featuring a main character with a disability.

Read Harder: A Middle-Grade Book That Doesn’t Take Place in the U.S. or UK

Try a middle grade book that doesn't take place in the US or UK, including books set in Nigeria, India, Italy, France, China, and Pakistan, for Read Harder.