2018 Reading Women Challenge – How Did I Go? (Part 3)

See earlier two posts for context…

11. A book about someone with a chronic illness

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

Ask Me About My Uterus by Abby Norman

12. A true crime book

American Fire by Monica Hesse

Adnan’s Story by Rabia Chaudry

I’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara

Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

Death Row: The Final Minutes by Michelle Lyons

13. A book by an African American woman about civil rights

This Will Be My Undoing by Morgan Jerkins

Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston

When They Call You a Terrorist by Patrisse Khan Cullors

14. A classic novel written by a woman (bonus points if not Austen or Bronte)

The Saga of Gosta Berling by Selma Lagerlof

15. A poetry collection

The Agonist by Shastra Deo

Citizen by Claudia Rankine

The Princess Saves Herself in This One by Amanda Lovelace

Women of Resistance edited by Danielle Barnhart

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce by Morgan Parker

16. A book where the characters are traveling somewhere

The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell

Binti by Nnedi Okarafor

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

Tangerine by Christine Mangan

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain

A Winter’s Promise by Christelle Dabos (translated by Hildegarde Serle)

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Severance by Ling Ma

The Air You Breathe by Frances De Pontes Peebles

17. A book with a food item in the title

The Orphan of Salt Winds by Elizabeth Brooks

Farewell, My Orange by Iwaki Kei (translated by Meredith McKinney)

Jello-O Girls by Allie Rowbottom

Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh

Queen Sugar by Natalie Baszile

Meaty by Samantha Irby

Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler

Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

18. A book written by a female Nobel Prize winner

The Saga of Gosta Berling by Selma Lagerlof

19. A book from the Reading Women Award 2017 shortlists

The Strays by Emily Bitto

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

20. A memoir by someone who lives in a country different from yours

The Year of Living Danishly by Helen Russell

Eggshell Skull by Bri Lee

The Trauma Cleaner by Sarah Krasnostein

Monsoon Mansion by Cinelle Barnes

Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford

21. A book inspired by a fairytale

The End of the World in the Middle of the Night by Jen Campbell

22. A book by a local author or recommended by your local bookstore

The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

Speak of the Devil by Britney King

Everyone Knows You Go Home by Natalia Sylvester

Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

23. The book that has been on your TBR the longest

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

24. A book in a genre you have never read

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters







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