Today's the Day! On the 19th November 2018, we announced the special CHUNKSTER edition of the Classic Club Spin, challenging you to read book 1 on your CC Spin #19 list by 31st January 2019. Did you read your book? Did you write about it, or not? What's Next? In the comments below, tell us what book you … Continue reading Did You Finish Your Spin?
Hello all and welcome to this month's post honoring Sherry from Ubiquitous Grace. As part of the festivities, Sherry has answered some questions and shared some post with us. For more information or If you have a nomination for future Clubbers of the month, you can nominate them on the clubber page. Nominations for February will be … Continue reading January ’18 Clubber of the Month
How are you all going with your super-dooper chunkster edition of the CC Spin? With only ten days to go, are you in trouble? Well on the way? Or done and dusted? Let us know if you need a cheer squad to help you through - we can pop by, comment and encourage you on … Continue reading Classic Instagram
Hello! Woot, it's 2019! Wow, how did this happen so quickly? It seriously still feels like March 2018... Well, Welcome to this month's member updates! Announcements End of the Year Member List Cleaning (continued.)- Yay, I've finished cleaned up all the entries on the member list that were invalid links. Now is the time to tackle the Lists that … Continue reading Member Updates #5
A month or so ago Rachel @Hibernators Library threw out a reading challenge - 2019 Year of Shakespeare? Her idea was to read one comedy, one tragedy & one history play over the course of a 3-4 month period. With a new baby on the way, she thought that a co-hosting arrangement with the Classics Club … Continue reading Shakespeare Challenge (revised)
Hello! How is your December going so far? What are your holiday plans this year? Well, Welcome to this month's member updates! Announcements End of the Year Member List Cleaning (continued.)- I will be moving inactive & expired lists to the member's archive throughout this month. If your listed is dated to end in 2018, but you'd like … Continue reading Member Updates #3
If you joined the game last week, find number 1 on your CC Spin #19 List! That's the CHUNKSTER you are challenged to read by 31st January, 2019. We know it can be hard to stay on track and enthused about your Spin Book for the whole journey. We plan to provide support and encouragement … Continue reading Your Lucky Spin Number Is…
Hello, Clubbers! It's time for another Classics Club Spin!What is the spin? It's easy. At your blog, before next Tuesday 27th November 2018, create a post that lists twenty books of your choice that remain "to be read" on your Classics Club list. This is your Spin List. You have to read one of these … Continue reading CC Spin #19
Hello! How is your November so far? What are your Thanksgiving plans this year? Well, welcome to this month's member updates! Announcements End of the Year Member List Cleaning - In December, I will be moving inactive/expired lists to the member's archive. If your listed is dated to end in 2018 or if you have exclamation marks (‼️) … Continue reading Member Updates #2
Back at the beginning of October we DARED you to face your fears and get your Goth on by reading a CLASSIC book from your #CClist that you classified as thrilling, a mystery, Gothic or a book or author that SCARED you (because of it’s length, it’s topic, it’s reputation etc). Did you DARE? If so: … Continue reading Did You Dare?
Over the past couple of months your new Classics Club moderators have been tidying up, cataloguing and making adjustments to the look of the blog. Amongst other things we have now created a tab for all the games we like to play at the club (when you have a spare 5 mins, open all the … Continue reading Gothic Book Tag
Hello! How is your October coming along? Reading anything scary this month? Well, Today's post will follow last month's post! Announcements Expanded Icons on the Member Page - After further thought, I've decided to expand the icons on the member page. I've added the exclamation icon (‼️) to indicate that something is wrong with the book list link & the trophy icon … Continue reading Member Updates
BOO! Introducing an old game with a new twist. Once upon a time, the Club issued a Dare to it's members to read and review a certain book. The participant then dared others to read and review a book of their choice. I participated in this event at the time, but it never really took … Continue reading Time to Get Your Goth On!
Hello All! How's your reading coming? Today's post will be the first in a new series that will be published during the first half of each month. It will go over our member stats and any membership related announcements! Announcements Specifying New Members - I've had a lot of people ask me about finding new … Continue reading Membership Stats & Announcements
"What do you like to read?" people ask me all the time. "Everything," I tell them. "But what do you like to read best?" They want clarification. "I like to read the good books," I say. Classics are the good books, I think. I'm Deb Nance and I've been blogging at Readerbuzz for ten years. … Continue reading Deb Nance: Let’s Talk Classic Club Events and Resources
Today's the Day! On the 1st August 2018, we announced Classic Club Spin #18, challenging you to read book 9 on your CC Spin list by 31st August. Did you read your book? Did you write about it, or not? What's Next? In the comments below, tell us what book you read, and what you thought of … Continue reading Did You Finish Your Spin?