Memes 2018



The Classics Club




The Classics Club meme. Here is my reading list for 50 Classic books to read:  I have read 25 of the 50 books on the list. Half way through.

My spin list for 2018 (updated 22 Nov 2018, for spin #19)

1. Washington Square by Henry James (read for spin #19)
2. Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Carter
3. Daisy Miller by Henry James
4. Kristin Lavransdatter by Sigrid Undset (reading; extra chunkster reading for spin #19)
5. Shirley by Charlotte Brontë (read)
6. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
7. Women in Love by D.H. Lawrence
8. Child Harold by Lord Byron
9. House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
10. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
11. In Our Time by Ernest Hemingway
12. The Wings of the Dove by Henry James
13. The Taming of a Screw by William Shakespeare
14. Jaget och det undermedvetna (Die Beziehungen zwischen dem Ich und dem Unbewußten)
by C.G. Jung
15. Tom Jones by Henry Fielding
16. Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
17. Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
18. The Divine Comedy by Dante (reading)
19. Orlando by Virginia Woolf
20. A Writer's Notebook by Somerset Maugham

Book beginnings on Fridays



Hosted by Rose City Reader. Join every Friday to share the first sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author's name.  More info on her web-site.

1. The Bugatti Queen by Miranda Seymore
2. The Empty Family by Colm Toíbing
3. Hunting Season by Andrea Camilleri
4. Candide by Voltaire
5. Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud
6. The Edge of the World, How the North Sea Made Us Who We Are, by Michael Pye
7. The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
8. Nature of Force by Jane Harper
9. The Girl in Rose by Peter Hobday
10. The Mistresses of Cliveden by Natalie Livingstone
11. Kate Hannigan's Girl by Catherine Cookson
12. The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
13. Adultery by Paulo Coelho
14. My Life as a Wife by Elisabeth Luard
15. The Disappearance of Èmile Zola by Michael Rosen
16. A Gathering Light by Jennifer Donnelly
17. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
18. Betrayal by Karin Alvtegen
19. The Angel´s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
20. The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
21. She Rises by Kate Worsley
22. The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco
23. Sashenka by Simon Montefiore
24. Washington Square by Henry James



The Friday 56



Freda’s voice is hosting Friday 56 and the rules are just to grab a book, turn to page 56 or 56% in your eReader and find a sentence that appeals to you. More info on her web-site.


1. The Bugatti Queen by Miranda Seymore
2. The Empty Family by Colm Toíbing
3. Hunting Season by Andrea Camilleri
4. Candide by Voltaire
5. Mr Mac and Me by Esther Freud
6. The Edge of the World, How the North Sea Made Us Who We Are, by Michael Pye
7. The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
8. Nature of Force by Jane Harper
9. The Girl in Rose by Peter Hobday
10. The Mistresses of Cliveden by Natalie Livingstone
11. Kate Hannigan's Girl by Catherine Cookson
12. The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht
13. Adultery by Paulo Coelho
14. My Life as a Wife by Elisabeth Luard
15. The Disappearance of Èmile Zola by Michael Rosen
16. A Gathering Light by Jennifer Donnelly
17. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
18. Betrayal by Karin Alvtegen
19. The Angel´s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
20. The Chalk Man by C.J. Tudor
21. She Rises by Kate Worsley
22. The Island of the Day Before by Umberto Eco
23. Sashenka by Simon Montefiore
24. Washington Square by Henry James

6 Degrees of Separation



Kate at Book Are My Favourite and Best is hosting this meme. On the first Saturday of every month, a book is chosen as a starting point and linked to six other books to form a chain. Readers and bloggers are invited to join in by creating their own ‘chain’ leading from the selected book. For more info visit her web-site.

February - Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
March - Beauty Myth by Naomi Wolf
May - The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
August - Atonement by Ian McEwan
October - The Outsiders by S.E Hinton


Bookmark Monday




Aloi at the Guiltless Readinghttp://guiltlessreading.blogspot.be/search/label/bookmark%20monday is hosting this meme. It is an exploration in the world of bookmarks. There are more than you think out there.

Picasso bookmark
The joy of reading bookmark
Bussy-Rabutin bookmark
Voltaire bookmark
Kronborg bookmark
Paris in July - DIY bookmark
Oxford
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Castle Ambras, Innsbruck, Austria
Sigmund Freud, London
Sherlock Holmes, London
Apsley House, London
Line Markers
Wallander, Ystad
Pre-Raphaelites


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