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The Literary Loners Lists | Literary Loners Reading Challenge | #LiteraryLoners

Need some inspiration for the Literary Loners Reading Challenge ? Check out the list of lists and interesting posts below for book suggesti...

Need some inspiration for the Literary Loners Reading Challenge? Check out the list of lists and interesting posts below for book suggestions.

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10 Remarkable Introverts from Literature That Might Remind You Of Yourself (In The Best Way) from Bustle: https://www.bustle.com/articles/102781-10-remarkable-introverts-from-literature-that-might-remind-you-of-yourself-in-the-best-way


An Introverts Guide to Literary Hermits from Bookstr: https://www.bookstr.com/an-introverts-guide-to-literary-hermits


Must-Read Books for Little Introverts: Celebrating the Quiet Kids from PBS: http://www.pbs.org/parents/expert-tips-advice/2018/08/must-read-books-for-little-introverts-celebrating-the-quiet-kids/


The Most Reclusive Authors Of All Time from Short List: https://www.shortlist.com/entertainment/books/the-most-reclusive-authors-of-all-time/96022


A Reading List for Introverts (by Bethany – Part I, I hope) from Postcards From Purgatory: https://postcardsfrompurgatory.com/2014/06/06/a-reading-list-for-introverts-by-bethany-part-i-i-hope/


12 Insightful Books That Capture What It’s Like To Be An Introvert from Huffington Post: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/23/introverts-books_n_5593122.html


23 of the Most Amazingly Successful Introverts in History from Inc.: https://www.inc.com/john-rampton/23-amazingly-successful-introverts-throughout-history.html


10 Great Books About Loners and Endearing Misfits from Mind Jogglehttps://www.mindjoggle.com/10-great-books-featuring-endearing-misfits/


26 Books For Introverts That Will Totally Speak To Your Introverted Soul from #AmReading: http://www.amreading.com/2018/09/29/26-books-for-introverts-that-will-totally-speak-to-your-introverted-soul/


16 Books That Every Introvert Needs to Read from PopSugar: https://www.popsugar.com/smart-living/Books-Introverts-40384423?stream_view=1#photo-40384664


10 of the Best Young Adult Novels About Outcasts from Book Riot: https://bookriot.com/2017/10/03/young-adult-novels-outcasts/


11 Books About Outsiders, Weirdos, and Underdogs from Electric Literature: https://electricliterature.com/eleven-books-about-outsiders-73e49ee0300a


TOP 10: LITERARY LONERS AND OUTSIDERS from Wellington City Libraries: http://www.wcl.govt.nz/blogs/teens/index.php/2009/01/30/top-10-literary-loners-and-outsiders/


Top 10 books about being alone from The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/jun/10/top-10-books-about-being-alone


Best Classic Books About Outsiders from Huffington


Posthttps://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/24/books-outsiders-_n_924499.html

17 Inspiring Introverts In Literature from Books Rock My World: https://booksrockmyworld.com/2016/04/19/17-inspiring-introverts-in-literature/


Literary Loners and Outsiders to Read When You’re Feeling Misanthropic from Signature Reads: https://www.signature-reads.com/2018/03/literary-loners-outsiders-read-youre-feeling-misanthropic/


5 BOOKS ABOUT LONERS from Book Riot: https://bookriot.com/2015/07/29/5-books-about-loners/

10 Books About Loners and Outsiders from Scottish Book Trust: http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/reading/book-lists/10-books-about-loners-and-outsiders


Dissembling The Loner: 5 Books About Outsiders and Introverts from LitReactor: https://litreactor.com/columns/dissembling-the-loner-5-books-about-outsiders-and-introverts



12 Inspiring Books To Read When You're Feeling Lonely And Need Some Cheering Up from Bustle: https://www.bustle.com/articles/150695-12-inspiring-books-to-read-when-youre-feeling-lonely-and-need-some-cheering-up

The Modern Loners from Omnivoracious, The Amazon Book Review logohttps://www.amazonbookreview.com/post/78ff46d7-51ae-4f8b-8cbc-75bff348c9c7/hermit-books-amazon-book-review

Introverts in Literature from Eclexia: https://eclexia.wordpress.com/2007/07/04/introverts-in-literature/

Literary Introverts: Shy Characters in CanLit from 49th Shelf: https://49thshelf.com/Blog/2013/10/17/Literary-Introverts-Shy-Characters-in-CanLit

Loner Lists from Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=loner&search%5Bsource%5D=goodreads&search_type=lists&tab=lists


Popular Oddball or Outcast Main Characters Books from Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/oddball-or-outcast-main-characters

35 Enlightening Books For Introverts On Silence, Solitude And Simplicity from Loner Wolf: https://lonerwolf.com/books-for-introverts/


CATEGORY: INTROVERTS AND LITERATURE from The Life of An Introvert: https://oliviavanderploeg.wordpress.com/category/introverts-and-literature/


Introverts in literature from Quiet Connections: https://quietconnections.co.uk/blog/introverts-literature/


10 Self-Help Book Recommendations for Literary Outcasts from Bustle: https://www.bustle.com/articles/9145-10-self-help-book-recommendations-for-literary-outcasts


Outcasts and Underdogs: 8 More Young Adult Books that Teach Gratitude, Grit, and Growth Mindset from Rewarding Education: https://rewardingeducation.wordpress.com/2017/07/16/8-more-young-adult-books-that-teach-gratitude-grit-and-growth-mindset-edutopia/

A Look at Loners in Literature from Dave Astor on Literature: https://daveastoronliterature.com/2015/03/29/a-look-at-loners-in-literature/


Why We Don't Need Any More Loner Characters... Especially in YA from: http://whatrachelwrote.blogspot.com/2015/12/why-we-dont-need-any-more-loner.html


TOP 40 INTROVERTED AND SHY FEMALE CHARACTERS IN FILM AND TELEVISION from The Silver Petticoat Review: https://www.silverpetticoatreview.com/2014/04/30/top-40-shy-female-characters-in-film-and-television/2/


Limyaael's Rant #304: Loner Characters: https://curiosityquills.com/limyaael/loner-characters/

10 Books About Loneliness from Publishers Weekly: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/tip-sheet/article/69506-10-books-about-loneliness.html

Novels with Lonely, Isolated, or Alienated Characters from Novel Recommendations: http://www.novelrecommendations.com/novels-loneliness-isolation-alienation/



2019 Literary Loners Reading Challenge 

The overall goal of the reading challenge is to read books connected with loners, outcasts, recluses, wallflowers, and introverts. The challenge will run from January 1 to December 31, 2019. There are no reading levels. You decide how many books to read.

There are three reading options for this challenge. You can choose any or all of them.

  • Read books featuring a character identified as a loner, outcast, recluse, wallflower, or introvert. This can be a main or secondary character.
  • Read works written by writers known to be outcasts, recluses, wallflowers, or introverts.
  • Read books about real people known to be outcasts, recluses, wallflowers, or introverts.




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