Book Riot's 2020 Read Harder Challenge, hosted by Book Riot

Read a retelling of a classic of the canon, fairytale, or myth by an author of color
All books added to this prompt

Kafka On The Shore (海辺のカフカ)

Haruki Murakami

fiction Fantasy Magical Realism
mysterious reflective relaxing slow-paced

Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)

Marissa Meyer

fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Young Adult
adventurous medium-paced

Ash (Ash, #1)

Malinda Lo

fiction Fantasy LGBTQIA+ Young Adult
adventurous emotional medium-paced

Of Curses and Kisses (St. Rosetta's Academy, #1)

Sandhya Menon

fiction Contemporary Romance Young Adult
adventurous lighthearted mysterious slow-paced

Recipe for Persuasion (The Rajes, #2)

Sonali Dev

fiction Contemporary Romance
emotional lighthearted fast-paced

How Long 'til Black Future Month?

N.K. Jemisin

fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Short Stories
adventurous challenging medium-paced

Cinderella Is Dead

Kalynn Bayron

fiction Fantasy LGBTQIA+ Young Adult
mysterious fast-paced

Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors (The Rajes, #1)

Sonali Dev

fiction Contemporary Romance
funny slow-paced

The Black God's Drums

P. Djèlí Clark

fiction Fantasy Science Fiction
adventurous dark fast-paced

Boy, Snow, Bird

Helen Oyeyemi

fiction Fantasy Literary
emotional mysterious reflective medium-paced