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THE CLASSICS

I’m a member of The Classics Club, an online community for people that read and blog about classic books. My goal is to read the following 50 classics by November 13, 2018. So far I have read 18 from my original list, and 16 additional classics for a total of 34 classics.

HELLO, SO NICE TO SEE YOU AGAIN. IT HAS BEEN TOO LONG SINCE WE SPENT TIME TOGETHER.
✔ 1. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson ★★★ Dec 2014
✔ 2. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien ★★★★ Nov 2015
✔ 3. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne ★★★★ Jul 2015
✔ 4. Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne ★★★★ Dec 2015
✔ 5. Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne ★★★ Mar 2014
✔ 6. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis ★★★★ Aug 2015
✔ 7. Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell ★★★ Jun 2017
✔ 8. Robinson Crusoe: The Complete Adventures by Daniel Defoe ★★★ Aug 2014
9. The Wonderful Adventures of Nils by Selma Lagerlof
✔ 10. Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare ★★★ Nov 2016

HELLO, I’M WILLING TO GIVE YOU A SECOND CHANCE EVEN THOUGH YOU DIDN’T MAKE A LASTING FIRST IMPRESSION.
✔ 11. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery ★★★ Nov 2013
12. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
13. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
✔ 14. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen ★★★★ Feb 2016
15. The Romance of Tristan and Iseult by Joseph Bedier

HELLO, COULD YOU PLEASE BE PATIENT WITH ME.
16. Bleak House by Charles Dickens
17. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
18. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
19. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
20. Moby Dick by Herman Melville
21. The Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer
22. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
23. The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoevesky
24. North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
25. The Emigrants by Vilhelm Moberg

HELLO, I’VE BEEN LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU.
26. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas
27. The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
28. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
✔ 29. The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux ★★★ Nov 2015
30. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
31. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs
32. The Story of King Arthur and His Knights by Howard Pyle
33. The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
✔ 34. Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie ★★★ Mar 2015
35. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
✔ 36. The Neverending Story by Michael Ende ★★★★★ Nov 2014
37. Classic Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
✔ 38. Grimm’s Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm ★★★★ Dec 2016
✔ 39. Aesop’s Fables by Aesop ★★★ Jan 2014
✔ 40. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum ★★★ June 2015

HELLO, PLEASE BE NICE TO ME. YOU KIND OF SCARE ME.
41. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
42. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
43. Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka
44. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
45. Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
46. The Old Curiousity Shop by Charles Dickens
✔ 47. Great Expectations by Charles Dickens ★★ Dec 2016
48. The World According to Garp by John Irving
49. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
50. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
 

ALTERNATIVES
✔ 51. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ★★★★ July 2015
✔ 52. Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis ★★★★ Aug 2015
✔ 53. Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis ★★★★ Aug 2015
✔ 54. The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis ★★★ Aug 2015
✔ 55. The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis ★★★ Aug 2015
✔ 56. The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis ★★ Sep 2015
✔ 57. The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis ★★★ Oct 2015
✔ 58. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien ★★★★ Nov 2015
✔ 59. The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien ★★★★ Nov 2015
✔ 60. A Damsel in Distress by P.G. Wodehouse ★★★ Dec 2015
✔ 61. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens ★★★★ Dec 2015
✔ 62. Leave it to Psmith by P.G. Wodehouse ★★★ Jan 2016
✔ 63. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle ★★★ Jan 2016
✔ 64. A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle ★★★★ Oct 2016
✔ 65. The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle ★★★ Oct 2016
✔ 66. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett ★★★ Apr 2017



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