For Your Summer (or Winter) Entertainment…

 AUSTEN IN AUGUST is an annual reading event celebrating one of literature’s greatest writers! This event was inspired by a Twitter conversation that took place ten years ago between three founders of The Classics Club. The goal is to read as many of Jane Austen’s works (finished or unfinished) as you want or are able to, during … Continue reading For Your Summer (or Winter) Entertainment…

How About Doing a Couple of Summer Challenges?

There are a couple of great summer challenges that work well with our Classics Club challenge. Do either of these interest you? Do you know of others not listed here? 20 Books of Summer It’s time once again for the 20 Books of Summer, hosted by 746 Books. This year the event will be kicking … Continue reading How About Doing a Couple of Summer Challenges?

Monthly Meme: What’s Your Favorite Classic Book? Why?

(Starting in August 2021 (as well as August 2015 through December 2016 and again in early 2018), we decided to start recycling some of the questions from the club’s first three years, to give those who weren’t members yet an opportunity to answer live, & to allow those who have already answered — or who lacked … Continue reading Monthly Meme: What’s Your Favorite Classic Book? Why?

Summer Reading Challenges: #bookaday and #bigbooksummer and #20booksofsummer20

Having a goal, having a focus centers me, especially during difficult times. You may be different, and that's perfectly okay. But if you'd like some focus for your reading life during this summer, I encourage you to join me in a couple of summer reading challenges. Every summer for over ten years, the Book Whisperer, … Continue reading Summer Reading Challenges: #bookaday and #bigbooksummer and #20booksofsummer20

24in48 Presents: The Social Distancing Readathon

From the 24in48 Readathon: And as more and more countries are implementing social distancing recommendations (if not actual quarantines), we decided it was time to find comfort in books and the community that loves them. Which brings us to the Social Distancing Readathon. Stay home. Wash your hands. Read books. March 21 & 22.  It’s that simple. … Continue reading 24in48 Presents: The Social Distancing Readathon