#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!

Reading Challenge Roundup for 2022

Looking for a new reading challenge? New to the idea? Either way, this list of reading challenges to join in 2022 will get you sorted.

Book Riot’s 2022 Read Harder Challenge

Join us for Book Riot's 2022 Read Harder Challenge, an annual reading challenge to help you read outside your comfort zone and discover new voices and perspectives.

Read Harder: A Book With a Beloved Pet Where the Pet Doesn’t Die

We're recommending books for the task asking you to read a book with a beloved pet where the pet doesn't die for the Read Harder Challenge.

Read Harder: A Book That Demystifies a Common Mental Illness

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a book that demystifies a common mental illness.

Read Harder: A Book Set in the Midwest

Conquer your Read Harder goal and take in the beauty of the middle of the United States with a book set in the Midwest.

Read Harder: A Children’s Book That Centers a Disabled Character But Not Their Disability

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read a children’s book that centers a disabled character but not their disability.

Read Harder: A Book of Nature Poems

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a book of nature poems.

Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist.

Read Harder: A Book By or About a Non-Western Leader

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a book by/about a non-Western world leader.

Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain.