For 2017, I set a goal and combined it with the Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge. Below is how I am doing.
1. Read a book about sports.Homecoming Game by Blake Sebring
2. Read a debut novel: The Lake Effect by Blake Sebring
3. Read a book about books. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
4. Read a book set in Central or South America, written by a Central or South American author. Mayan Civilization by Michael Torres
5. Read a book by an immigrant or with a central immigration narrative.
My Brigdaista Year by Katherine Paterson
6. Read an all-ages comic. Avatar, The Last Airbender
7. Read a book published between 1900 and 1950. Animal Farm George Orwell
8. Read a travel memoir: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
9. Read a book you’ve read before: In the Sweet By and By by Catherine Ritch Guess
10. Read a book that is set within 100 miles of your location. Moths of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter
11. Read a book that is set more than 5000 miles from your location. Rikki Tikki Tavi
12. Read a fantasy novel: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
13. Read a nonfiction book about technology. Light the Dark Joe Fassler
14. Read a book about war. The Young Guard by E. W Hornung
15. Read a YA or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+
16. Read a book that has been banned or frequently challenged in your country.
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
17. Read a classic by an author of color. The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
18. Read a superhero comic with a female lead. Bandette
19. Read a book in which a character of color goes on a spiritual journey .
Minik: The New York Eskimo
20. Read an LGBTQ+ romance novel (modified with children's version of two mommies ) .
A Tale of Two Mommies Vanita Oelschlager
21. Read a book published by a micropress. The Woman Without a Voice Louise Farmer Smith
22. Read a collection of stories by a woman.The Unwomanly Face of War bySvetlana Alexievich
23. Read a collection of poetry in translation on a theme other than love. Thaw Poems by Chelsea Dingman
24. Read a book wherein all point-of-view characters are people of color: Polly Diamond and the Magic Book by Alice Kuipers
“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird