My Classics Club List

I decided to take up the challenge of reading 50 classics in 5 years. This ranges from old classics to new classics to retellings of classics. In order to become a member of The Classics Club, you do have read that number of classics in at most five years. Seriously, that sounded daunting, but considering the fact that I read a lot of classics this year and will read a bunch next year made me more confident I will finish the challenge in less than five years.

  1. Tom Sawyer- finished
  2. Little Women- finished  
  3. Bleak House- finished 
  4. The Golden Compass- finished
  5. The Subtle Knife- finished  
  6. The Amber Spyglass – finished
  7. Secret Garden- finished  
  8. Anna Karenina- finished  
  9. Mayor of Casterbridge- finished
  10. Wind in the Willows- finished, but never reviewed
  11. The Iliad- finished  
  12. Odyssey- finished
  13. Spinning Silver- finished, but haven’t reviewed 
  14. A Treasury of Hans Christian Anderson- there are short stories, which means I would have read a number for 2020
  15. A Christmas Treasury- there are short stories and poems
  16. A Christmas Carol
  17. Tess of the u’urbervilles 
  18. Kidnapped 
  19. Gulliver’s Travels
  20. Defying Gravity 
  21. Something Wonderful 
  22. A Little Princess 
  23. Hard Times
  24. To Kill a Mockingbird 
  25. Pour Your Heart into It
  26. I was Anastasia 
  27. The Day the World Came to Town 
  28. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone 
  29. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 
  30. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 
  31. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 
  32. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 
  33. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince 
  34. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 
  35. Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe 
  36. Prince Caspian 
  37. Voyage of the Dane Treader 
  38. The Silver Chair 
  39. The Horse and His Boy 
  40. The Magician’s Nephew 
  41. The Last Battle 
  42. Anne of Green Gables 
  43. Peter Pan 
  44. Wizard of OZ 
  45. The Hobbit 
  46. Fellowship of the Ring
  47. Two Towers 
  48. Return of the King 
  49. Ella Enchanted 
  50. Oliver Twist  
  51. Tale of Two Cities 
  52. Wrinkle in Time
  53. Great Expectations 
  54. Les Misérables

This might sound surprising, but I think I will actually finish 50 books this year. That is because this year consisted of a lot of easy reads. Those easy reads were Spinning Silver, Wind in the Willows, Tom Sawyer, Little Women, Secret Garden, and a bunch of short stories. Considering the fact that I read some short stories, that will total this year to almost 50 books.

The actual rereads are from the bottom of the list- starting from the Harry Potter Series. Technically, this list is over 53 reads. I will continue reading as the years go on.

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