The Global Book Nook's 2023 Worldly Challenge - hosted by ashybear02

**Christmas in July:** read a book set in either summer or winter
**NYC Body Painting Day:** read a book where the main character is a painter
**Peru Independence Day:** read a book written by a Latin American author
**World UFO Day:** Read a book that discusses UFOs or aliens. (Bonus points if the main character is an alien!)
All books added

433 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ young adult emotional hopeful reflective medium-paced

224 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction dystopian thriller dark reflective tense medium-paced

416 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction fantasy romance adventurous dark medium-paced

13 hours, 18 minutes first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction lgbtqia+ literary science fiction adventurous emotional reflective slow-paced

336 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction young adult adventurous challenging emotional slow-paced

250 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ romance emotional funny lighthearted fast-paced

478 pages first pub 2000 (editions)

nonfiction history informative slow-paced

188 pages first pub 1996 (editions)

fiction contemporary young adult emotional slow-paced

3 hours, 21 minutes first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction middle grade poetry challenging emotional hopeful medium-paced

4 hours, 57 minutes first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction literary emotional reflective sad medium-paced