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 Men by Louisa May Alcott
  3. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  4. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  5. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  6. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  7. Sanditon by Jane Austen
  8. Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
  9. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum
  10. The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
  11. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
  12. The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
  13. Evelina by Fanny Burney
  14. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  15. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  16. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  17. Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens 
  18. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  19. Belinda by Maria Edgeworth
  20. Middlemarch by George Eliot 
  21. A Room with a View by E. M. Forster
  22. The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
  23. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  24. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
  25. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  26. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo 
  27. The Dubliners by James Joyce
  28. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  29. Winnie the Pooh by A A Milne
  30. Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
  31. 1984 by George Orwell
  32. Metamorphoses by Ovid
  33. The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter
  34. Pollyanna by Eleanor H. Porter
  35. The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  36. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  37. Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  38. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  39. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  40. Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe
  41. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
  42. Walden by Henry David Thoreau
  43. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  44. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
  45. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  46. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  47. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
  48. Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White
  49. The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
  50. The Prelude by William Wordsworth
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      1. 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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  20. 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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