Classics Challenge 2011

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Welcome to the Classics Challenge 2011 hosted by Stiletto Storytime

Please feel free to link your reviews here for the Classics Challenge 2011. Please link directly to your review and put the title of the book somewhere in the name field. Thanks and Happy Reading!

1. A Few More Pages (Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier) 19. Tender Buttons (Gertrude Stein) – pagesofjulia 37. K @ Baffled Books (The Mimic Men by V.S. Naipaul))
2. Lee @ Butterfly Blessings 20. Jessica @ Jessica’s Musings (The Pilgrim’s Progress) 38. K @ Baffled Books (The Hobbit)
3. Looking Glass Reviews (Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte) 21. Stiletto Storytime (Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens) 39. A Few More Pages (North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell)
4. Georgiana’s Gossip Guide (Tess of the D’ Ubervilles by Thomas Hardy) 22. Stiletto Storytime (Mansfield Park) by Jane Austen 40. K @ Baffled Books (The Fellowship of the Ring))
5. Georgiana’s Gossip Guide (The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy) 23. Darlene (Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt) 41. Kelly Lock @ Tea in a Teacup (Northanger Abbey)
6. A Few More Pages (Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens) 24. Darlene (A Little Princes by Frances Hodgson Burnett) 42. Stiletto Storytime (The Pearl by John Steinbeck)
7. Jaycie – The Remains of the Day 25. Jaycie – Emma by Jane Austen 43. K @ Baffled Books (Escape to the Autumn Pavement)
8. Stiletto Storytime (An American Tragedy by Theodore Dreiser) 26. Jaycie – The Scarlett Letter by Hawthorne 44. The True Book Addict (Pride and Prejudice)
9. Reading Challenged (Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen) 27. Jaycie – Sense and Sensibility 45. Kelly Lock @ Tea in a Teacup (Kenilworth)
10. The Pearl by John Steinbeck 28. Reading Challenged (Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte) 46. K @ Baffled Books (Hound of the Baskervilles))
11. Jaycie – Sense and Sensibility 29. Kelly Lock @ Tea in a Teacup (Madame Bovary) 47. Anne of Avonlea
12. Jaycie – A Farewell to Arms 30. Tressa – North & South by Gaskel 48. Laurel Ann (Austenprose) Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (Naxos Audiobooks)
13. Jaycie – The Hobbit 31. Jessica @ Jessica’s Musings (Notes from Underground) 49. Kelly Lock @ Tea in a Teacup (De Profundis)
14. Jaycie – The Count of Monte Cristo 32. Georgiana’s Gossip Guide (Evelina by Frances Burney) 50. Jessica @ Jessica’s Musings (Of Mice and Men)
15. Lee @ Butterfly Blessings – Age of Innocence 33. Cheryl (Challenge Update) 51. Kelly Lock @ Tea in a Teacup (Lady Susan)
16. Main Street (Sinclair Lewis) – pagesofjulia 34. Kelly Lock @ Tea in a Teacup (An Ideal Husband) 52. You’re next!
17. Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson) – pagesofjulia 35. Georgiana’s Gossip Guide (Autobiography of Mary Twain)
18. Rebecca (Daphne du Maurier) – pagesofjulia 36. K @ Baffled Books (Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury)

Wanna join us in the reading the classics? It’s never too late to sign up

35 responses to “Classics Challenge 2011

  1. Lee Smith

    I think I made a mistake when adding mine. It isn’t showing up yet, but I automatically clicked on what was there and it’s listed just as Lee@ Butterfly Blessings and that link is for The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie. Thanks. :o)

  2. I have just finished the first book for the challenge – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte! Below is the link to my review at my blog, Looking Glass Reviews. :)

    http://lkingglassrvws.blogspot.com/2011/02/jane-eyre-by-charlotte-bronte.html

  3. Finally got around to writing my review for Tess of the D’Ubervilles on Goodreads. http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/74226269 I should have another review to post soon!

  4. stilettostorytime

    Thanks to everyone who has participated so far! Remember any challenge participant that posts a classic review by March 25th will receive five extra entries into my Jane Eyre Movie Prize Pack! Happy Reading!

  5. Finished my first classic.

  6. I just added 3 or 4 reviews to the linky, but don’t see them. I may have messed up?!

    • stilettostorytime

      No not a problem Jaycie…for some reason I am having technical issues with this Linky…so I go back and update them every few days manually…the ones you added should show now! Thanks for the great reviews and can’t wait to read them! ~Courtney

  7. Lee Smith

    Forgot to add my review of “Age of Innocence” until just now. It hasn’t shown up yet, but it’s the middle of the night and I’m sure it will in time. :o)

  8. Greeting from Canada! awesome blog here my friend. I hope you keep writing because it’s nice to see refreshing styles such as yours

  9. Hi, there! I added #24 (A Little Princess) but it didn’t show up on this page. If you click to the review page linky, it is there. Ooops, I just noticed that I misspelled “Princess” as “Princes”. Can you fix that? thanks!

  10. stilettostorytime

    No Problem Darlene…should be fixed now! Happy Reading and thanks for the classic reviews!

  11. Just added two new links! School is finally out so maybe I will have more to add soon!

  12. Just read my first classic for the year! Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert. Yay! I have piles of them on my shelves that I have never read, so this is a perfect excuse!

  13. Tressa

    Just got my first one linked – I’m a little behind, but a new baby will do that to you. ;)

    • stilettostorytime

      Tressa- Congrats on the new addition…I’m surprised you’ve gotten any reading done! I have been there..thanks for the review and Happy Reading!

  14. Jessica's Musings

    Ugh… so behind. Just posted book 3. “Notes from Underground” by Fyodor Dostoevsky.

  15. Just added my review for Evelina by Frances Burney, a re-read but a review of the audiobook version I just had the pleasure of listening to.

  16. My blog includes reviews of The Sound and the Fury, Paradise Lost, North and South, Pride and Prejudice and Daniel Deronda.

  17. I just added my Goodreads review of The Autobiography of Mark Twain…which I figured could be categorized as an ‘instant classic’

  18. Glad you agree :) (soooooo good btw)

    • stilettostorytime

      I have it on my Nook but have yet to dive in! Glad you enjoyed it…might move it up on TBR some. =)

  19. Jessica's Musings

    Just finished “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck. Not my first time reading it, but I haven’t read it in years. Such a great story.

  20. Jessica's Musings

    Three more posted:
    A Wrinkle In Time
    Oliver Twist
    To KIll a Mockingbird

    http://jmusings.wordpress.com/reading-challenges/classics-challenge-2011/

  21. Jessica

    Challenge complete! I read 12 classics this year! Check out the full list: http://jmusings.wordpress.com/reading-challenges/classics-challenge-2011/

  22. stilettostorytime

    Thanks to everyone who made this challenge so special! It was my first and life happenings made it so I could not do all I wanted with it but I am so glad it led some to read the classics! WTG!

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