"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?
First, before I go into my article, take a look at the new layout of the blog. We were looking for something lighter and more modern. We hope you like it. We plan a few more changes, which will happen over time. * * * A few weeks ago, we posted a survey the results … Continue reading Your Classics Club Survey Results
Hello Clubbers and welcome to our Classics Club Games Extravaganza! I am your new event ringmaster. If you love the CC Spins, Monthly Memes and book tags, then I'm the one to turn to for all your in-house club fun. For those of you who don't know me, my name is Bronwyn. I've been running … Continue reading Roll Up, Roll Up!
Hello clubbers and welcome to week 2 of August, aka the second week of Spin #18 (How's that going btw? Started? Finished?). I wanted to write a post today to introduce myself, let you know a bit about my responsibilities to the club and tell you a bit about my future plans! First off, My name is Margaret. I've … Continue reading Taking Care of Our Members!
It's August here at The Classics Club, and you might be wondering about events going on in the book world. Of course, we have our Classics Club Book Spin, but there are other activities we want to share with you going on around the blogosphere.... The TBR BustAThon is a seven-day readathon that occurs every … Continue reading August Events Around the Blogosphere
If you joined the game last week, find number 9 on your CC Spin #18 List! That's the title you are challenged to read by 31st August, 2018. We know it can be hard to stay on track and enthused about your Spin Book for the whole month. We plan to provide support and … Continue reading Your Lucky Spin Number Is…
As one of your new moderators, I got the "lucky" job of being the first to introduce myself to you. You will see more introductory posts as the weeks progress. I am honored to be chosen as one of your moderators and appreciate the fine job that the original moderators have done the last four … Continue reading A new era
Hello, Clubbers! It's time for another Classics Club Spin!What is the spin? It's easy. At your blog, before next Wednesday 1st August 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 #18
Hello Clubbers! Welcome to our shiny new Classics Club hosted by your brand new moderators Brona, Deb, Kay and Margaret. We’re thrilled to have been given this opportunity to steer our much loved club into its next phase. We’re bursting with enthusiasm and new ideas and can’t wait to get stuck in. A HUGE thank … Continue reading A New Beginning
Greetings, Classics Clubbers! As you know, our founding moderators (what shall we be known as, now? "Legacy Moderators" "First Gen Moderators!?") decided it was time to retire and make on their merry ways with other projects and responsibilities. They embarked on a perilous journey of calling for, vetting, and coordinating with new "Next Gen" moderators, … Continue reading Farewell! Hello!
Hello, Clubbers! After six incredible years, your Classics Club moderators (Adam, Allie, Melissa, and Sarah) are ready to move on to other projects and are in need of a new, passionate, motivated crew of moderators to take over The Classics Club for the next generation. Are you one of these select few? What you need … Continue reading End of An Era: Call for Moderators!
Hey guys! We want to make sure we're all on top of the Community Events our members offer through the club. If you are hosting anything for The Classics Club community in the coming weeks, please give a shout out below with the name of the event, the dates, a link (either to the event, or your … Continue reading Event Call: July & August
Hi clubbers! Last month, we brought back our monthly Classic Meme feature. In the future, we'll be thinking up new memes, revisiting some old ones (because there were a lot of great ones!) and taking recommendations, too! So Tweet us with your suggestions! (Or leave them in the comments.) Here's the question for June 2018: We … Continue reading Monthly Meme! June 2018
Here's a space to tell the club what you're currently reading. You're welcome to use the comments below. No pressure, of course! But if you're feeling social, here's a space to tell us about your latest classic. As always, you are of course welcome to leave a link to your blog if you prefer to share … Continue reading Book Corner: What Are You Reading?
Hi Clubbers! How's the reading going? Tell us about your project -- or you! Introduce yourself. Chat. Tell us what you've read, how you're feeling about your progress, how much you love the classics or the community -- any struggles, a favorite read so far. Really, whatever you feel like sharing! Some people prefer writing … Continue reading Group Check-In #31: May 2018