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

Read a doorstopper (over 500 pages) published after 1950, written by a woman
All books added to this prompt

The Luminaries

Eleanor Catton

fiction Historical
adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara

fiction Contemporary LGBTQIA+
emotional reflective sad slow-paced

Eon: Dragoneye Reborn (Eon, #1)

Alison Goodman

fiction Fantasy Young Adult
adventurous medium-paced

The Eighth Life (For Brilka)

Nino Haratischwili, Charlotte Collins, Ruth Martin

fiction Historical
challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

fiction Contemporary Literary
mysterious sad slow-paced

The Kingdom of Copper (The Daevabad Trilogy, #2)

S.A. Chakraborty

fiction Fantasy
adventurous emotional tense medium-paced

The Stranger Beside Me: The Shocking Inside Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy

Ann Rule

nonfiction Biography Crime True Crime
dark informative mysterious slow-paced

Dreams of Gods and Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone, #3)

Laini Taylor

fiction Fantasy Romance Young Adult
adventurous emotional slow-paced

The Priory of the Orange Tree

Samantha Shannon

fiction Fantasy
adventurous challenging medium-paced

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (The Hunger Games, #0)

Suzanne Collins

fiction Young Adult
adventurous emotional tense fast-paced