31 Day Read
Northanger Abbey is a coming-of-age story about a young woman named Catherine Morland. Catherine is determined to see herself as the heroine of at the time popular Gothic literature. The novel is a satire about marriage among English gentry in the 1800s. It was published posthumously in 1817.
24 Day Read
Persuasion is a story about Anne Elliot. She is a twenty-seven year old Englishwoman living in the early 1800s. Anne was once engaged to Navy Captain Frederick Wentworth. But, she was persuaded by her friends and family to end the relationship. Anne and Captain Wentworth reconnect seven years later.
30 Day Read
Pride & Prejudice
Pride and Prejudice is a novel written by Jane Austen. It depicts life in Regency era Britain. Elizabeth Bennet, the protagonist of the book, learns about the repercussions of quick judgments. This is one of the most beloved classics in English literature. (Please note this a 2 chapter a day read)
28 Day Read
Frankenstein is an 1818 novel by Mary Shelley. It tells the story of a young scientist named Victor Frankenstein. He creates an artificial man from pieces of corpses and brings his creature to life. Most human characters assume that the monster must be dangerous based on its appearance, when in truth the monster is initially warm and open-hearted.
9 Day Read
Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis was first published in 1915. The novella is about a man named George Samsa who wakes up one morning to find himself transformed into a bug. He struggles to adjust to his new life.
24 Day Read
The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is a historical fiction novel written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The work was published in 1850. It is set in Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony in the mid-1600s. It tells the story of Hester Prynne who gave birth to a child out of wedlock.
20 Day Read
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel by Oscar Wilde. It is about a corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all. It was first published in July 1890 in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine. Fearing the story was indecent, prior to publication the magazine's editor deleted roughly five hundred words without Wilde's knowledge
9 Day Read
The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerld
The Great Gatsby is a 1925 novel by American writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. Set in the Jazz Age on Long Island, the novel depicts narrator Nick Carraway's interactions with mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby and Gatsby's obsession to reunite with his former lover, Daisy Buchanan
15 Day Read
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the four crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. It tells the story of an attempted murder inspired by the legend of a fearsome, diabolical hound of supernatural origin. Sherlock Holmes and his companion Dr. Watson investigate the case.
12 Day Read
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse was published in 1922. It deals with the spiritual journey of self-discovery of a man named Siddhartha. Siddhartha's quest for knowledge takes him from a life of decadence to asceticism.