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

Read a play by an author of color and/or queer author
All books added to this prompt

Angels in America (Angels in America, #1-2)

Tony Kushner

fiction LGBTQIA+ Play
challenging reflective fast-paced

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin (A Song of Wraiths and Ruin, #1)

Roseanne A. Brown

fiction Fantasy Young Adult
adventurous emotional mysterious fast-paced


Jackie Kay

emotional reflective tense slow-paced

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf

Ntozake Shange

fiction Feminism Play Poetry
emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Clap When You Land

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction Contemporary Poetry Young Adult
emotional reflective sad medium-paced

A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry

fiction Classics Play
challenging reflective medium-paced

You Should See Me in a Crown

Leah Johnson

fiction Contemporary LGBTQIA+ Young Adult
emotional funny lighthearted medium-paced

Half of a Yellow Sun

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

fiction Historical
emotional reflective sad medium-paced

Beach Read

Emily Henry

fiction Contemporary Romance
emotional lighthearted medium-paced

The Amen Corner

James Baldwin

fiction Play
reflective slow-paced