Sunday, November 12, 2017

Classics Spin #16

Classics Spin #16!!

(But for me it's #1!!)
Remember that Classics Club I talked about next week? They do these super fun events called a Classics Spin, where you pick 20 books from your Classics Club to-read list and post them numbered 1-20. On Friday, November 17th they'll announce the "winning" number, and participants will read the book that corresponds with that number on their spin list by the end of this year.

So without further ado, here's my spin list, and I'll post on the 17th with which book I'll be reading (and reviewing here!) soon. :)

1. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
2. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
3. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
4. Emma by Jane Austen
5. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
6. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
7. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
8. Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
9. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
10. The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
11. Persuasion by Jane Austen
12. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
13. Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
14. The Tempest by William Shakespeare
15. Watership Down by Richard Adams
16. The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri
17. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
18. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
19. Moby Dick or, The Whale by Herman Melville
20. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

There are definitely some of these longer ones that I'm rather hoping don't get picked, haha!!

8 comments:

  1. wow, quite a range! Jules Verne is awesome. my list is here: https://wordsandpeace.com/2017/11/08/the-classics-club-the-classics-spin-16/

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    1. Wow, I haven't even heard of most of the books on your list!! I have to stop looking at other people's spin lists, my to be read list keeps growing and growing!

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  2. I like some of your books, potential fabulous reads, others are potential difficult ones, ha ha ha. Good luck to you.

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    1. Haha, yeah, I tried to follow the guidelines and pick some I'm looking forward to as well as some I'm dreading. There are a few in there that if they're picked will DEFINITELY be a challenge to complete by the end of the year!

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  3. Great list Elley! I love seeing all the Austen. You've included some pretty chunky classics here too. Hopefully we'll all get books that are fairly easy to complete before the end of the year!

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    1. YAY! All the Austen worked out well for me as my Classics Spin #16 selection is Emma. :) How did you do?

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  4. I had Moby-Dick on my list, too! AND IT WAS PICKED! :D

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  5. Wow, Jillian, you can do this. I read half of it, and I intend to read it in full in 2018.

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