The Classics Club | 10 Year Celebration Questionnaire

One of the best things I have experienced through the Classics Club is that it helped me organize my reading-lists!-as well as gave me a start and finish line. It has been so nice, not only to see how much reading I have accomplished, but the variety, too. I am on my second list and …

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Classics Club Spin #30

Can anyone resist a CC Spin? I know I can't, even though I have very spotty success. I did finish the last one, albeit a few days late. But I did finish! For the uninitiated: Go to your blog.Pick twenty books that you’ve got left to read from your Classics Club List.Post that list, numbered …

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5 Years/50 Books-My Completed Classics Club List

  I found the Classics Club soon after publishing my first blog post on Relevant Obscurity. I remember the excitement as I made my list of never-before read classics. It seemed like an easy task to finish in five years. O those days of naiveté! I am not going to lie...I struggled through a fair …

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Classics Club Spin #18

  A perfect event for a first blog post after being away for so long! I am not sure why these Spins are so exciting. Like the lottery, maybe? Whatever the reason they give me both the push I need to get myself reading from my list and to feel like part of the CC …

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Classics Club Spin #16

  I think this has come at a good time. My energy is flagging a bit and I feel the pressure of unfinished challenges before the year ends. Yes, this is self-inflicted pressure, but I sign up for these specific challenges because I LIKE them and the books they involve. These Spins always bump up …

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The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells (1898)

My Edition: Title: War of the Worlds Author: H.G. Wells Publisher: Tor Year: 1988, text of the original 1898 edition Pages: 204 Synopsis: Goodreads No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as moral …

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Of Gone with the Wind and War of the Worlds

Well, the Classics Club has spoken, er chosen, the magic Spin number of 19 and I will not be reading Gone with the Wind this time around...or will I? More on that below 🙂 No, 19 corresponds to a book in my 'dreading to read/feel obligated to read section, which means I will be reading …

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Classics Club Spin #11

My first Classics Club Spin! This will help me as I organize my reading for the next few months, and I need that, because, oh my, I get distracted with all that’s out there and not on my 5 year list! The deal: Choose twenty books from your aforementioned list, number them 1-20 and put …

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