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

Read a picture book with a human main character from a marginalized community
All books added to this prompt

Heartstopper: Volume One

Heartstopper #1

Alice Oseman

fiction graphic novel lgbtqia+ romance young adult
funny hopeful lighthearted fast-paced

278 pages | first published 2018

Cinderella Is Dead

Kalynn Bayron

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult
adventurous dark hopeful mysterious fast-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

The Henna Wars

Adiba Jaigirdar

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ romance
emotional lighthearted reflective medium-paced

400 pages | first published 2020

The Power

Naomi Alderman

fiction feminism science fiction
dark tense medium-paced

341 pages | first published 2016

The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Alix E. Harrow

fiction fantasy historical young adult
adventurous emotional hopeful mysterious slow-paced

384 pages | first published 2019

The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead

fiction historical
dark medium-paced

306 pages | first published 2016

With the Fire on High

Elizabeth Acevedo

fiction contemporary young adult
emotional hopeful inspiring fast-paced

400 pages | first published 2019


Binti #1

Nnedi Okorafor

fiction science fiction
adventurous challenging fast-paced

96 pages | first published 2015

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me

Rosemary Valero-O'Connell, Mariko Tamaki

fiction lgbtqia+ young adult
emotional hopeful fast-paced

304 pages | first published 2019


Ryan La Sala

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ young adult
adventurous emotional mysterious slow-paced

416 pages | first published 2019