The Classics Club

I’m excited to participate in the Classics Club Challenge. My goal is to read 50 classics by September 2020.

Here are the basics. Make a list of at least 50 classics you want to read and the timeline in which you will finish them. Post the list on your blog. Then as you finish the classics, write reviews and link back to the master post. Check out the full details on The Classics Club. I’m excited to get started!

Here is my list. Some are rereads because I just love them. Most are new reads. A few are huge–800 plus pages. Several are children’s classics. All are books I am excited to read!

  1. Aesop’s Fables by Aesop
  2. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  3. Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
  4. Jo’s Boys by Louisa May Alcott
  5. Emma by Jane Austen
  6. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
  7. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
  8. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  9. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  10. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  11. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
  12. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum
  13. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
  14. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  15. The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
  16. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan
  17. Evelina by Fanny Burney
  18. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  19. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  20. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 
  21. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  22. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  23. Middlemarch by George Eliot 
  24. Self Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  25. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
  26. The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
  27. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  28. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  29. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  30. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo 
  31. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  32. Winnie the Pooh by A A Milne
  33. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
  34. 1984 by George Orwell
  35. The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter
  36. The Lay of the Last Minstrel and The Lady of the Lake by Sir Walter Scott
  37. The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  38. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  39. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  40. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  41. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  42. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe
  43. The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  44. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  45. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  46. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  47. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  48. The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
  49. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
  50. The Prelude by William Wordsworth

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      1. Jillian

        It’s actually Sanditon. I only correct you because my brain also turned it into Sandition when I read the title, & I was embarrassed in a lit class to be mispronouncing it. It ends with the sound “tin”, not “shin.” Spreading the word! 🙂

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  22. Jillian

    Lots & lots of great choices! Little Women! I love that you are reading Pooh to your husband. 🙂 Anne Frank’s diary is excellent, as are the Austens. Welcome!!


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