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The FOLD Challenge

Reading and listening recommendations that encourage booklovers to thoughtfully consider their reading lists and ask one important question: Who’s missing?

Are You Ready for the Challenge?

What are you reading? Who’s missing? The FOLD’s Reading Challenge encourages booklovers to diversify their reading and their listening by asking one important question: Who’s missing?

Each year, the FOLD releases a twelve-challenge list in January, focusing on one challenge per month for the duration of the year. Every month, the FOLD releases a blog compiled by one of our planning team members that includes a list of recommended titles to help you along.

The 2022 Challenge is sponsored by Audible Canada.

Each month, the FOLD features one of the challenges, providing suggested titles through a monthly blog.

For readers who may not read as many titles throughout the year, pick a few challenges that will enrich your reading list and your life.

As we say at the FOLD, diversity always takes more work…but it always reaps better results. So grab a book and get reading – and check back here for more.

January: A book about climate change by a BIPOC and/or disabled author

February: A novella or short book by an author from the LGBTQ2SIA+ community

March: A fabulist novel by a disabled author

April: A book of poetry by a writer over 50

May: A recently released young adult novel by a BIPOC author

June: Creative nonfiction or memoir by an Indigenous author.

July: A novel set in or written by an author from Northern Canada.

August: An audiobook by a Caribbean author.

September: A book by a BIPOC author from Australia or New Zealand.

October: A horror or gothic novel by a BIPOC author.

November: A debut novel from a small press.

December: A romance novel featuring a character of faith.

Start Reading!

Download the FOLD 2022 Reading Challenge poster pdf and join our mailing list to receive emails with our monthly suggested reads.

Previous Reading Challenges

A graphic showcasing the thirteen monthly reading challenges for 2021.
2021 Reading Challenge poster
2020 Reading Challenge poster
2019 Reading Challenge poster
2019 Reading Challenge Poster
2018 Reading Challenge Poster
2018 Reading Challenge Poster
2017 Reading Challenge Poster
2017 Reading Challenge Poster

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