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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
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2020 Reading Challenge poster
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2019 Reading Challenge poster
2019 Reading Challenge Poster
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2018 Reading Challenge Poster
2018 Reading Challenge Poster
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2017 Reading Challenge Poster
2017 Reading Challenge Poster
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