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

Read a book about a natural disaster
All books added to this prompt


Charlotte McConaghy

fiction science fiction
adventurous reflective sad slow-paced

272 pages | first published 2020

The New Wilderness

Diane Cook

fiction science fiction speculative fiction
adventurous challenging reflective medium-paced

384 pages | first published 2020

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy
challenging dark mysterious medium-paced

512 pages | first published 2015

Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster

Голоса утопии #4

Svetlana Alexievich, Alma Lapinskienė, Keith Gessen

nonfiction history science
challenging emotional reflective slow-paced

236 pages | first published 1997

One by One

Ruth Ware

fiction mystery thriller
dark mysterious tense fast-paced

352 pages | first published 2020

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster

Jon Krakauer

nonfiction memoir travel
adventurous informative tense medium-paced

368 pages | first published 1997

The Last Sun

The Tarot Sequence #1

K.D. Edwards

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+
adventurous fast-paced

368 pages | first published 2018

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston

fiction classics historical
emotional reflective slow-paced

219 pages | first published 1937

The Far Side of the World

Aubrey & Maturin #10

Patrick O'Brian

fiction historical
adventurous mysterious tense medium-paced

366 pages | first published 1984

Clap When You Land

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction contemporary poetry young adult
emotional reflective sad medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2020