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Read Harder Challenge

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Over on Book Riot they have a 2015 Read Harder Challenge that I decided to join.  In the spirit of the thing, I also joined their Goodread's group where I am one voice among many recording my reading accomplishments.  Those posts get lost, though, so I thought I'd create a blog entry to highlight the challenges I completed.

Spoiler alert:  I completed all of the challenges!

Challenge:  Read a Collection of Short Stories For this task I selected Sherman Alexie's The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fist-Fight in Heaven.  I had picked up this Kindle version a few months prior and thought of it as soon as I read the challenge.  If double-counting a book were allowed, I could also use this to satisfy the "Read a Book by or About an Indigenous Person".  Instead, I've elected to count it toward my short story reading goal.

I've read Sherman Alexie's work before and quite enjoyed it.  This time was no different.  The stories were interesting and thought-provoking, gran…