The Virtual Wheel Has Spun

The virtual Classics Club wheel was spun and it landed on lucky number

I was on pins and needles hoping the number picked would be a book I was anxious to read. Now, please take note I’m not ashamed to admit that I didn’t fully think this through, so I had to do some quick thinking/improvising/manipulating of the my list.

Woman what are you babbling about? You might be asking. Well, in my haste and excitement for creating my TBR for the Reading Classic Books challenge I’m hosting I only listed 12 books for the challenge prompts and neglected to come up with an additional 8.

Again, I didn’t think it through. And, having said that. Here is how I manipulated the list.

No. 1 became 13 

Um. Yeah. In case you didn’t notice, I like Jane Eyre just a wee little bit. I’m super excited about this. It’s been years since I read the novel, but I did read a manga and a graphic novel version of it last year. Definitely wasn’t the same, but they were okay.

If you’re interested in seeing what’s on my Reading Classic Books 2020 TBR the list, along with the prompts, is below.

1) Read a classic over 500 pages
Jane Eyre
2) Read a classic by a POC and/or with a POC as the main character
Invisible Man
3) Read a classic that takes place in a country other than where you live
The Plague
4) Read a classic in translation
Amerika by Franz Kafka
5) Read a classic by a new to you author N/A
6) Read a book of poetry
Beowulf
7) Read a classic written between 1800-1860
Dracula by Bram Stoker
8) Read a classic written by an LGBT author and/or with an LGBT main character Passing by Nella Larsen
9) Read a classic written by a woman
To Kill a Mockingbird
10) Read a classic novella
Candide by Voltaire
11) Read a classic nonfiction
Black Boy by Richard Wright
12) Read a classic that has been banned or censored
Fahrenheit 451

Don’t forget to check out and sign up for the Reading Classic Books Challenge.

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