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!

The History of Fanny Hill and The Censoring of Women’s Pleasure

A history of FANNY HILL, one of the first erotic novels written in English, and its history of being censored…

3 weeks ago

How Many Books Does the Average Person Read?

Which country is reading less than 2 books a year, and which are reading almost 20? Find how many books…

4 weeks ago

What are Forgotbusters? The Blockbuster Books that Time Forgot

These books were bestsellers in their time, and some even adapted to film, but have been ultimately forgotten. One writer…

1 month ago

What Are Hopepunk Books, And Where Should I Get Started?

Want to start reading in the sci-fi hopepunk genre? Find our guide to this sub-genre and our recommendations for the…

1 month ago

The 50 Scariest Books Of All Time

Ask readers what the scariest books of all time are, and I guarantee you'll get a different answer from every…

2 months ago

Amazon Changes Kindle eBook Return Policy, Ends Lending Between Kindle Users, and More

What's going on with Kindle? See what changes are coming to return policies, file formats, and ebook lending at Amazon.

2 months ago

The Scientific Benefits of Reading to Children

The benefits of reading to children extend beyond raising kids who love to read. Explore the scientific benefits for babies…

2 months ago

10 of the Best Goodreads Reviewers to Follow

Looking for new books? Find the best Goodreads reviewers to turn to for insightful new book reviews, reaction GIFs, and…

2 months ago

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.

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago