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

Read an audiobook of poetry
All books added to this prompt

Citizen: An American Lyric

Claudia Rankine

nonfiction essays poetry race
challenging emotional reflective fast-paced

169 pages | first published 2014

Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson

nonfiction memoir poetry
emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced

337 pages | first published 2014

Milk and Honey

Rupi Kaur

fiction poetry
emotional reflective medium-paced

204 pages | first published 2014

The Black Flamingo

Dean Atta

fiction lgbtqia+ poetry young adult
emotional hopeful reflective fast-paced

360 pages | first published 2019


Danez Smith

fiction lgbtqia+ poetry
challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

96 pages | first published 2020

An American Sunrise: Poems

Joy Harjo

nonfiction poetry race
emotional informative reflective medium-paced

144 pages | first published 2019

Clap When You Land

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction contemporary poetry young adult
emotional reflective sad medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

The Poet X

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction poetry young adult
emotional reflective medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2018

Electric Arches

Eve L. Ewing

nonfiction poetry race
emotional reflective slow-paced

94 pages | first published 2017

Paradise Lost

John Milton, John Leonard

fiction classics poetry
adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

453 pages | first published 1667