Time to see what book I got for Spin #17 (not 18)! The lucky number is 3…. crossing fingers….. Advertisements
First, what happened to #17? Second, 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 fun game called a CC Spin, where your next classic is chosen for you. On March 9th, a random number is… Continue reading Classics Club Spin #18
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…
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
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
Wrap Up Whoa, I read eleven books this past month. Crazy, especially since I only read one graphic novel. The mountain of books this month is due to my participation with B.O.B. Readathon. I read five books in one week, which I found out was my max. I’m glad I did it, but I think… Continue reading Happenings Vol. 6: Wrap Up, TBR, and More!
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