Recommendations for the 2016 Read Harder Challenge

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On this special episode, Liberty and Rebecca discuss reading suggestions for Book Riot’s 2016 Read Harder Challenge, including I Contain Multitudes, The Country of Ice Cream Star, and Phoebe and Her Unicorn.

This show has been sponsored by Book Riot Live, The Lovely Reckless by Kami Garcia, and Thrill Me: Essays in Fiction by Benjamin Percy.

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Books discussed on the show:

The Reapers are the Angels by Alden Bell

I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles by Julie Andrews Edwards

Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Valentine De Landro

Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Brooke A. Allen, and Grace Ellis

The Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman

Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race edited by Jesmyn Ward

Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

What we’re reading:

I See You by Clare Mackintosh

Deceit and Other Possibilities by Vanessa Hua