2019 RHC

There is also a Goodreads group for this challenge.
Since I'm already registered for five other challenges:
2019 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge
2019 Back to the Classics
2019 Cloak and Dagger Challenge
it only makes sense to add a sixth, am I right?!? :)
I have seen many readers refer to this challenge 
in the past few years, 
but have never really checked it out. 
I am hopeful to fulfill most of the prompts for this
challenge with books read for the two larger
challenges, Popsugar and ATY. 
Though some of these prompts are very specific, 
so I may need to read some additional books 
for this challenge. Oh, darn! ;)

Once I have read the book, the prompt and book title will be bolded. When a review has been posted on this blog, the title will link directly to that review.

As of December 31, 2019:
19/24 prompts completed
98 books total read in 2019

Those completed in 2020
Prompts completed: 1 = 20/24
3 books total read as of January 12
Only 4 more!

*A book I own
**A book selected by one of the book clubs in which I participate

Here are the 24 prompts:

1. An epistolary novel or collection of letters
    *Sorcery & Cecelia: or the Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate #1) 
         by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer
     *Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry and Forlorn

2. An alternate history novel
    *Sorcery & Cecelia: or the Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate #1) 
         by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer
    * **The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

3. A book written by a female and/or AOC that won a literary award in 2018
    * **We Are Okay by Nina Lacour-Michael L. Printz Award 2018
    * **The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal-Nebula Award for Best Novel 2018
    *The Things She's Seen by Ambelin & Ezekiel Kwaymullina-Aurealis Award for Best 
                                          Young Adult Novel 2018
    *The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang-Goodreads Choice Award for Romance 2018
   *Washington Black by Esi Edugyan-Scotiabank Giller Prize 2018
   *Black Panther: World of Wakanda-Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards for Best Limited 
                                                               Series 2018
4. A humor book
    *The Dog Who Knew Too Much
    *Nose Down, Eyes Up
    *Sorcery & Cecelia: or the Enchanted Chocolate Pot (Cecelia and Kate #1) 
         by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer
         This book did make me laugh quite often!
     *Ivy and Bean
     *Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry and Forlorn
     *The Kiss Quotient-this book definitely made me laugh and chuckle!
     *Deck the Hounds 
    *I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities and Other Stuff
    *There's No Such Thing as a Comfortable Bra
    *Excellent Women by Barbara Pym

5. A book by a journalist or about journalism
    *The Wife Between Us: A Novel-Sarah Pekkanen
    *The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean
    *The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
       by Susan Casey
    The Silence of Stone by Andrea Busfield    

6. A book by an AOC set in or about space
    Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
    Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson

7. An #ownvoices book set in Mexico or Central America
    The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia
    The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea
    The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War by Gioconda Belli, translated 
    by Kristina Cordero

8. An #ownvoices book set in Oceania (Australia, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall 
       Islands, Micronesia, Naura, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon 
       Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Niue)
    **The Things She's Seen by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekial Kwaymullina-Australia
    *The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera-New Zealand

9. A book published prior to January 1, 2019, with fewer than 100 reviews on Goodreads
    *Falsipedies & Fibsiennes by Ali Eteraz 

10. A translated book written by and/or translated by a female
      * **Ties by Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)
     The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War by Gioconda Belli, translated 
     by Kristina Cordero

11. A book of manga
     *Butterflies, Flowers, Vol. 2     
12. A book in which an animal or inanimate object is a point-of-view character
      *The Dog Who Knew Too Much by Spencer Quinn (A Chet and Bernie Mystery #4)
       *Nose Down, Eyes Up
       *Ask Anna: Advice for the Furry and Forlorn
       *A Closed and Common Orbit

13. A book by or about a person who identifies as neurodiverse
      *The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the
              Power of Family
      Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men-Belle was definitely
            a psychopath/sociopath!
      *The Kiss Quotient-both protagonist and author on the Autism spectrum

14. A cozy mystery 
      * **Them Bones
      *A High-End Finish
      *Buried Bones

15. A book of mythology or folklore (these are all inspired by mythology/folklore)
      *The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
      **The Things She's Seen by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekial Kwaymullina
      *God vs. Gay: The Religious Case for Equality-I consider the Bible and religion to be
     *Steel Magic (The Magic Series #1)
     *The Whale Rider
      Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse 
           (based upon American Indian/Native American mythology/folklore)
      Children of Virtue and Vengeance 
      The Girl in the TowerThe Winter of the Witch
      The Winter of the Witch is due to be released 1/8/2019, but I really want to read the 
      second installment in this Winternight Trilogy, The Girl in the Tower first! I LOVED the    
      first installment, The Bear and Nightingale!
      The Silence of the Girls 

16. A historical romance by an AOC
      *A Study in Scarlet Women by Sherry Thomas
      An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
      An Unconditional Freedom by Alyssa Cole

17. A business book
      *Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism 
            by Muhammad Yunus, Karl Weber

18. A novel written by a trans or nonbinary author
      *All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders

19. A book of nonviolent true crime (2020)
      *The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean
      Molly's Game: From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, 
           My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker by Molly Bloom
      Winged Obsession: The Pursuit of the World's Most Notorious Butterfly Smuggler 
           by Jessica Speart            

20. A book written in prison
      *Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver
      The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row 
           by Anthony Ray Hinton
21. A comic by an LGBTQIA creator
      Black Panther: World of Wakanda by Roxane Gay, Yona Harvey, and Rembert 
      Browne (writers), Ta-Nehisi Coates (consultant), Afua Richardson, Alitha Martinez, 
      and Joe Bennett (artists)

22. A children's or middle grade book (not YA) that has won a diversity award since 
      *One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia-Coretta Scott King Award for Author 2011
      *George-Stonewall Book Award for Children's 2016

23. A self-published book
      *A Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
      *The Martian by Andy Weir
      *Growin' Up White by Dwight Ritter

24. A collection of poetry published since 2014
      *Don't Call Us Dead by Danez Smith  

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