Weekly Round-up for September 4, 2012

General Club News

Can you believe it is September already?  For some members, this means school is starting for us, our children or our students.  It also means that our humble little club here has been enjoying its new home for a month already!  What do you think of our new look?  Again thank all of you for your excitement and enthusiasm for the Club!  Membership continues to grow, reviews come in every single day and we have multiple events to talk about this month!


Fanda at FandaClassicLit is hosting a read-along of Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With The Wind.  She kicked off her event on September 1st, but you can still catch up if you wanted to join in!  Here is all the information and the sign up page.  Lost Generation Reader’s Harry Potter Read-along also began September 1st.  Click here for more information.

Tien of Tien’s Blurb is hosting a read-along of Les Miserables starting September 15th and running through December 1st!  This is a huge book and is on many member lists, so why not read it with some company?  For more information and to join in the fun, please check out Tien’s post HERE.

If you have an event coming up, and would like to have it announced to the Club please email the moderators!  We are always happy to help promote member events.

Responses are already flowing in for this month’s meme question!  Don’t forget to link your response!

Also there is still time to nominate a fellow member to be our Classic Clubber of the month!

New Members

Please give a nice warm welcome to the following new Classic Clubbers!

Dead Authors Club (Christine).  Book List.  Goal Date: September 1, 2017.

Too Fond (Beth).  Book List.  Goal Date:  August 26, 2017.

Libereading (Rayna).  Book List.  Goal Date:  August 31, 2017.

Beyond Assumptions (Drkshadow03).  Book List.  Goal Date: September 2, 2017.

The Grown-Up Matilda (Gargi).  Book List.  Goal Date:  February 28, 2017

Bookend Crossing (Alleluialu).  Book List.  Goal Date:  July 15, 2017.

Quite Novel (Elizabeth).  Book List.  Goal Date:  August 31, 2015.

Soy Chai Bookshelf (Jennifer).  Book List.  Goal Date: August 24, 2017.

Member Reviews

The review links keep streaming in by the dozens every day.  It really is quite impressive!  If we have missed a review, please let us know.  We want everyone to be recognized.  To submit review links, please click here.

Literary Exploration reviewed The Trial, The Master and Margarita

Jayne’s Books reviewed Romeo & Juliet, Henry V

Books and Boston reviewed Atonement

Always Cooking Up Something reviewed Persuasion, My Name is Red

She Reads Novels reviewed Emma, The Scarlet Pimpernel

Devouring Texts reviewed Things Fall Apart, Once There Was A War

Books and Chocolate reviewed A Bell for Adano, The Song of the Lark

The Oddness of Moving Things reviewed Great Expectations

Musings reviewed The Rising Tide

Aquatique reviewed The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Only Orangery reviewed Rebecca

The Bookshop Reader reviewed Wuthering Heights

Lost Generation Reader reviewed Emma,  Lady Susan, The Watsons, Sandition, Mansfield Park

Allegraphy reviewed Pride and Prejudice

Sarah Reads Too Much reviewed Flowers for Algernon, The Maltese Falcon

Adamsbibliomania reviewed Dracula

Booksessed reviewed Tales of the Jazz Age

Bookworm Meets Bookworm reviewed Pride and Prejudice

The Blog of Litwits reviewed North and South

Scrambled Books reviewed Persuasion

Fanda Classiclit reviewed The Old Curiousity Shop, Germinal, Lord of the Flies

A Tale of Three Cities reviewed Emma

About a Vern reviewed The Picture of Dorian Gray

Isle of Wonder reviewed Northanger Abbey

The Relentless Reader reviewed To Kill a Mockingbird

Unscripted reviewed Persuasion

Anyway reviewed Parade’s End

The Book Stop reviewed North and South

Quite Novel reviewed The Importance of Being Earnest

Owl Tell You About It reviewed Northanger Abbey, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Tell Me A Story reviewed My Antonia, Persuasion

Surgabukuku reviewed Nineteen Eighty-Four

Book Rhapsody reviewed Absalom, Absalom!, Noli Me Tángere

Breadcrumb Reads reviewed Rebecca, Three Men in a Boat

A Happier Emily reviewed A Little Princess, Desiree’s Baby and Other Selected Short Stories

Howling Frog Books reviewed The Golden Legend

Half-Filled Attic reviewed Ivanhoe

Bibliophilia reviewed The Reader

Many Media Musings reviewed Rebecca

Simpler Pastimes reviewed The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Tuesday in Silhouette reviewed Love in the Time of Cholera

The Story Girl reviewed Les Miserables

2 thoughts on “Weekly Round-up for September 4, 2012

  1. Dear classic club moderator, recently I decided to have a blog exclusively for classic book: Simply Classic @ darjeelingclassic.wordpress.com, but in June I’ve already joined this Classic Club Project with my other blog: Darjeeling books @ darjeelinglife.com.
    Would you mind to change it or should I sign up again? Thank you


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