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

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

The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

N.K. Jemisin

fiction fantasy
challenging dark mysterious medium-paced

512 pages | first published 2015

House of Earth and Blood

Crescent City #1

Sarah J. Maas

fiction fantasy
adventurous dark emotional slow-paced

816 pages | first published 2020

Legendborn

Legendborn #1

Tracy Deonn

fiction fantasy young adult
adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

512 pages | first published 2020

Strange the Dreamer

Strange the Dreamer #1

Laini Taylor

fiction fantasy young adult
adventurous emotional mysterious medium-paced

536 pages | first published 2017

Serpent & Dove

Serpent & Dove #1

Shelby Mahurin

fiction fantasy romance young adult
adventurous emotional medium-paced

513 pages | first published 2019

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

Montague Siblings #1

Mackenzi Lee

fiction lgbtqia+ young adult
adventurous funny lighthearted medium-paced

513 pages | first published 2017

The Starless Sea

Erin Morgenstern

fiction fantasy
adventurous mysterious medium-paced

512 pages | first published 2019

Americanah

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

fiction contemporary literary
reflective slow-paced

477 pages | first published 2013

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

V.E. Schwab

fiction fantasy
adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

464 pages | first published 2020

Children of Blood and Bone

Legacy of OrĂ¯sha #1

Tomi Adeyemi

fiction fantasy young adult
adventurous emotional tense fast-paced

544 pages | first published 2018