Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – A Fable by William Faulkner

This week’s Book Beginnings and Friday 56 come from William Faulkner’s A Fable and is part of the Back to Classics in which we had to choose: An award-winning classic. Published in 1954 A Fable, won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for Fiction 1955. The novel is doing double duty too, as one of my books clubs picked it discuss this month.

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Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – Dracula by Bram Stoker

As you know I’m participating in several reading challenges this year and this week’s Book Beginnings and Friday 56 is part of the Back to Classics and Classic Horror Reading Challenges.

I read this in college and remember having pretty high expectations for the book considering that Bela Continue reading

The Friday 56

The Friday 56 is a weekly meme hosted over at Freda’s Voice. The rules are simple and go something like this.

Friday 561.  Grab a book, any book.
2.  Turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader (If you have to improvise, that’s ok.)
3.  Find any sentence, (or a few, just don’t spoil it)
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Back to the Classics Challenge

I’ve been on hiatus for a while and now it’s time for me to get back to it. I have a few books I’ve read that I’ll be posting reviews on over the next few weeks.

I’m doing the Back to the Classics Challenge and some of the books are first time reads while others are rereads. This is actually a working list because I’m still in the process of diversifying it.

Some of the books I’ll be reading for the challenge are:

1. A 19th Century Classic
Dracula by Bram Stoke

2. A 20th Century Classic
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

3. A Classic by a Woman Author
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