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CC Spin #16: And the Winner is…

Alright readers, this morning I got the Classics Club Spin number and I’m excited to see my pick. The magic number is four and that means my pick is… Advertisements

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Classics Club Spin #16

I swear a week ago I was thinking, ‘this would be a great time for a Classics Club Spin’, and lo and behold the reading gods answered! For those who don’t know I’m in the progress of reading 50 classics in 4 years (that I’ve already chosen). The website that hosts the challenge does a… Continue reading Classics Club Spin #16

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Classics Club Challenge Update: Year One

Dear Reader, I can’t believe it has already been a year since I’ve started the Classics Club Challenge! Here’s this past year’s list: Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe Emma – Jane Austen Slaughterhouse Five – Kurt Vonnegut Dracula – Bram Stoker Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami The Glass Menagerie – Tennessee Williams The Handmaid’s… Continue reading Classics Club Challenge Update: Year One

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Classics Club Spin #15: My Ántonia – Willa Cather

Everyone has moments where they wish they could go back to their past, especially their childhood. Go back to places that made impressions on us, and help reconnect present selves with a former self. Waves of nostalgia wash over us, as we try to recapture a moment or a feeling. For Jim Burden, most of… Continue reading Classics Club Spin #15: My Ántonia – Willa Cather

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The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid’s Tale is set in the darkest timeline, where the religious Right has taken over the United States, and turned it into a theocracy. The catalyst for this takeover was the birthrate plummeting, and the religious Right’s belief that they can create a new caste system to solve that problem. Welcome to Gilead, where… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale – Margaret Atwood

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Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston

“Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board. For some they come in with the tide. For others they sail forever on the horizon, never out of sight, never landing until the Watcher turns his eyes away in resignation, his dreams mocked to death by Time. That is the life of men.” (pg.1)… Continue reading Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston

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Classic Club Spin #15

Hey Readers, I’m pumped that I finally get to participate in a Spin challenge! I haven’t in the past because I usually know what Classic I want to read for that month. For those who don’t know, this is connected to my Classics challenge that I started last summer with the Classics Club. How it… Continue reading Classic Club Spin #15