Category: Classics Club

Time to SPIN! #ccspin

Recently, the original moderators for The Classics Club (including yours truly) stepped down after six years and handed things over to four new individuals. They’re starting their tenure off with a bang, by diving into Classics Spin #18!  What is the Classics Spin? Essentially,…

A Garden, A Maze, A Sematary*

In this second “potpour-reads” post, I share some quick thoughts on three recent reads, all of which were completed in May. The Secret Garden was a title on my Classics Club Challenge list. The Burning Maze is third in the Trials of Apollo series…

The Classics Spin #17! #ccspin

Even though I am one of the founders and moderators of The Classics Club, it has been quite some time since I’ve participated in a Classics Club Spin, one of the fun events we do a few times per year.  I thought I would…

November’s Classic: The Brothers Karamazov

As we wrap-up October and our latest classic, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, it’s time to start planning for November! This time, I chose a new-to-me book that has been on my TBR pile (and my Classics Club list) for years . . ….

Thoughts on 3 Classics

This year, I am hosting a “Classic Book-A-Month Club,” hosted on Goodreads. So far, we have read: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott; the Oedipus Cycle (Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone) by Sophocles; The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton; Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald; and A Raisin…

Announcing #CBAM2017: The Classic Book-a-Month Club

Hello, Everyone!  A couple of months ago, I was browsing through my rather massive list of “read” books, when I began to revisit a list of “favorite books” that I started over a decade ago. One thing I realized while revisiting this list was…

Back to the Classics 2013

  This is the second of two year-long challenges that I’ll be participating in during 2013 (the other being my own 2013 TBR Pile Challenge).  I’m taking part in this one because 1) Sarah is awesome; 2) The challenge has some great twists, including…

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