I completed my Goodreads goal of 104 books on  Dec. 11,2017.  I'd combined it with selections from the Book Riot's Read Harder Challenge.

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

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