Top Ten Tuesday: Classics Edition

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Trying to get back into the swing of Top Ten Tuesday so you can check out this AND my July Reading Challenge today!

So here are some classics on my TBR list that I’m likely not getting to any time soon (alas):

  1. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (the last of her “big” works that I have to read)
  2. Romola by George Eliot
  3. Silas Marner by George Eliot
  4. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  5. The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
  6. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
  7. The Pickwick Papersby Charles Dickens
  8. David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
  9. Till We Have Faces by C. S. Lewis
  10. Open Spot for something I forgot!

And for fun, here are some of my favorite classics I have read:

  1. A Room With a View by E. M. Forster
  2. Persuasion by Jane Austen
  3. Felix Holt, the Radical by George Eliot
  4. A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  5. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
  6. Emily of New Moon by L. M. Montgomery
  7. The Hobbit/LOTR by J. R. R. Tolkien
  8. Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
  9. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  10. Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
  11. Bonus I just Remembered: Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

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July Reading Challenge

You can also see how I did in June.

The books so far (some TBD and to add as I go):

  1. Shift by Jennifer Bradbury
  2. Death Cloud by Andrew Lane
  3. Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
  4. Clariel by Garth Nix
  5. Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
  6. Now & Forever by Susane Colasanti
  7. Damaged by Amy Reed
  8. 17 & Gone by Nova Ren Suma
  9. We are the Goldens be Dana Reinhardt
  10. The Shadows by Megan Chance
  11. Nobody’s Secret by Michaela MacColl
  12. The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson
  13. The Glass Sentence
  14. The Summer of Firsts and Lasts by Terra Elan McVoy
  15. The Memory of After by Lenore Applehans

The rest are TBD. I’m so overwhelmed by my reading obligations right now that I have no idea how this will go.

July 1: Since I started Death Cloud in June I was able to finish it today. Onto Shift and then I have to read something just for me because I am having some majorly painful reader fatigue up in here.

July 6: Finished and really enjoyed Shift! I decided I need a “just for me” book now and Clariel won out.

July 14: Finished 6 books including Clariel which was so good it broke me and Now and Forever about which I have very mixed feelings. Started reading Damaged which is surprisingly good so far.

July 17: Finished book 7 (Damaged). Super impressed with it. It should be on your radar guys! Next up 17 & Gone and then I have to shift gears to a vine review book.

July 22: Done with 17 & Gone. Not sure how I felt about it. Starting We are the Goldens now which I absolutely must read stat and which is also short and will hopefully be a fast read.

July 24: On to book ten of the month: The Shadows!

July 26: Two more books done. (The Shadows and Nobody’s Secret.) Neither, sadly, were fantastic. Onto the next.

July 31: Finished and loved The Vanishing Season. Which is nice after a bit of a reading slump. Next up: The Glass Sentence.