Read More! Reading Challenge for December

The Read More! Reading Challenge suggestions for the month of December are to read an award-winning book or to read a book published in 2023!

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An Award-Winning Book

Award-Winning Books for the month of December. Visit Novelist to search for your favorite genres!

My Heart is a Chainsaw – Stephen Graham Jones

2021 Shirley Jackson Award winner

Genre: Horror

Description: Protected by horror movies — especially the ones where the masked killer seeks revenge on a world that wronged them, Jade Daniels, an angry, half-Indian outcast, pulls us into her dark mind when blood actually starts to spill into the waters of Indian lake.

The Rabbit Hutch – Tess Gunty

2022 National Book Award winner

Genre: Coming-of-age stories

Description: Set in the post-industrial Midwest, this story of loneliness and community, entrapment and freedom, follows Blandine, who lives with three other teens in a run-down apartment building known as the Rabbit Hutch, as she embarks on a quest for transcendence that culminates in a shocking act of violence.

All My Rage – Sabaa Tahir

2022 National Book Award winner

Genre: Realistic fiction

Description: A family extending from Pakistan to California, deals with generations of young love, old regrets, and forgiveness.

Fire Keeper’s Daughter - Angeline Bouley

Firekeeper’s Daughter – Angeline Bouley

2022 Michael L. Printz Award winner

Genre: Thrillers and suspense

Description: Daunis, who is part Ojibwe, defers attending the University of Michigan to care for her mother and reluctantly becomes involved in the investigation of a series of drug-related deaths.

A Book Published in 2023

Check back as our list of books grows throughout the year!