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Chapter One's 2023 Reading Challenge

Diversify your stack and expand your reading palette. Complete the challenge, turn in a list of your reads, and enter into a drawing for one book a month for an entire year!

1. Book in translation by a woman

2. Book published the year you were born

3. Romance novel

4. Graphic novel

5. Any type of non-fiction

6. Memoir by a BIPOC author

7. Poetry collection written in the last 10 years

8. Book by a Montana author

9. Something sitting in your TBR (to be read) pile

10. Book published in 2023

11. Attend an in-store book club or author event and read the book

12. Staff pick – bonus points: read a pick from each staff member

 

 
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I Was Never the First Lady: A Novel By Wendy Guerra, Alicia "Achy" Obejas (Translated by) Cover Image
By Wendy Guerra, Alicia "Achy" Obejas (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062990754
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperVia - August 16th, 2022

Book in Translation by a Woman


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Beach Read By Emily Henry Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781984806734
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Berkley - May 19th, 2020

Romance


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Coyote Doggirl By Lisa Hanawalt Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781770463257
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Drawn and Quarterly - August 21st, 2018

Graphic Novel, Karissa's Staff Pick


How to Speak Whale: A Voyage into the Future of Animal Communication By Tom Mustill Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538739112
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 6th, 2022

Nonfiction


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Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780345806543
Availability: Hard to find.
Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Memoir by a BIPOC


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Time Is a Mother By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593300237
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Penguin Press - April 5th, 2022

Poetry Written in the Last 10 Years


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Perma Red By Debra Magpie Earling Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571311467
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Milkweed Editions - August 23rd, 2022

Montana Author, Katrina and David Staff Pick


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The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven By Nathaniel Ian Miller Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316592581
Availability: Not in Store - Usually Ships in 1-5 days.
Published: Back Bay Books - October 4th, 2022

Zoom Book Club Read, Marisa Staff Pick


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Night Wherever We Go: A Novel By Tracey Rose Peyton Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063249875
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco - January 3rd, 2023

Published in 2023