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Chapter One 2022 Reading Challenge

Take Chapter One's reading challenge for a chance to win an inkdrop subscription for one year!

Our 2022 Reading Challenge is your opportunity to broaden your reading prowess and explore new genres.  Facing this challenge will take discipline and perserverence but the categories we've selected are meant for you to explore the fun and joy of the literary world in all its forms.  

How does the reading challenge work?  Once you've read a book from all ten categories listed below, stop into the shop or send us an email with the titles you've read. You'll be entered to win a year long inkdrop subscription, valued at up to $430.  If you complete the bonus challenge you'll be entered into the drawing twice, doubling your chances. All entrie must be submitted by December 31, 2022.  We will select a winner January 2, 2023.

Ready to take the challenge?  Select a category and get reading!  

1.  Book of poetry

2.  Book by an author from a country you've never visited

3.  Book in translation

4.  Book with LGBTQIA+ protagonist

5.  Book that connects you to the natural world

6.  Young Adult novel

7.  History or biography that is all new to you

8.  Short story

9.  Re-read an old favorite

10.  Chapter One Staff Pick

*And a bonus for the daring, read a cookbook and actually make a few of the recipes!

Foxlogic, Fireweed (The Backwaters Prize in Poetry) By Jennifer K. Sweeney Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781496222695
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: The Backwaters Press - September 1st, 2020

Time Is a Mother By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593300237
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Press - April 5th, 2022

All the Flowers Kneeling (Penguin Poets) By Paul Tran Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143136842
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Penguin Books - February 15th, 2022

The Immortal Boy By Francisco Montaña Ibáñez, David Bowles (Translated by) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646140442
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Levine Querido - March 23rd, 2021

Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest By Suzanne Simard Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525656098
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

Migrations: A Novel By Charlotte McConaghy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250204035
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Flatiron Books - July 6th, 2021

Winter in Sokcho By Elisa Shua Dusapin, Aneesa Abbas Higgins (Translator) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781948830416
Availability: Not in Store - Please contact Chapter One for ordering.
Published: Open Letter - April 27th, 2021

The Book of Difficult Fruit: Arguments for the Tart, Tender, and Unruly (with recipes) By Kate Lebo Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780374110321
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 6th, 2021

The Brothers K By David James Duncan Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780553378498
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 1st, 1996

Summer Kitchens: Recipes and Reminiscences from Every Corner of Ukraine By Olia Hercules Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781681885704
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Weldon Owen - July 14th, 2020

Baking With Dorie: Sweet, Salty & Simple By Dorie Greenspan Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780358223580
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harvest - October 19th, 2021

Green Fire: Extraordinary Ways to Grill Fruits and Vegetables, from the Master of Live-Fire Cooking By Francis Mallmann, Peter Kaminsky (With), Donna Gelb (With) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781648290725
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Artisan - May 10th, 2022