It’s time for the fifteenth annual Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge, running from September 1 to October 31. The purpose of the R.I.P. challenge is to read books that could be classified as Mystery. Suspense. Thriller. Dark Fantasy. Gothic. Horror. Supernatural. Basically, read scary. How do you play? Tag @PerilReaders and #ripxv in your Twitter and/or Instagram posts. Easy. Wicked easy. For more information, check this Twitter post.
Join Heidi at Literary Adventures Along the Brandywine for a Lord of the Rings Readalong. You can readalong with any edition of the book as long as it is unabridged. Audio listeners are welcome, too. The readalong begins on September 28th. For more information, take a look at Heidi’s post here.
If you are joining in for the Lord of the Rings Readalong or even if you are not, you might like to experience A Tolkien Blog Party. The party will take place September 20-26 at The Edge of the Precipice. For more information, take a look here.
Lory at Emerald City Book Review and Emma at Words and Peace are tentatively planning to read Foundation by Asimov in October. More about this readalong will be shared here as soon as details are finalized.
Nick at One Catholic Life has chosen one book for 2020 for his Chapter-a-Day Read-Along: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. If you would like to join in, get a copy of the book. Then post about it on your blog. Download the daily schedule and commit to reading a chapter a day all year.
The aim of the Nonfiction Reader Challenge is to encourage you to make nonfiction part of your reading experience during the year. The challenge will run from January 1st to December 31st 2020. Participants may join at any time until December 1st 2020. Create a blog post committing to your participation in this challenge. Link up at Book’d Out.
Keely at A Common Reader is hosting a Russian Literature Challenge for 2020.
Gather Together and Read is hosting the 1000 Books Project: Non-Fiction 2020. For more details, take a look at the post here.
If you’re a Classics Clubber and you would like to sharing information about a classics event, fill in the contact form here. Please let us know the start and end date for the event, some details, and a link to the home site. It’s fine to do this whether you’re the host of the event or simply want to share one you’ve discovered, as long as you’re a clubber. (Also check out any events our members on Twitter may have tweeted about at hashtag #cceventsched.) 🙂 – The Club