Tumblr Book Club Master Post
Updated as new projects are announced
Dracula Daily: Bram Stoker's Dracula, the one that started it all. Began May 3rd 2022, ended November 6th 2022
The Sorrows of Young Werther: J.W. von Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther, the original (rewritten is further down for those who find it much too dense). Began May 4th 2022, runs through December 25th 2022
Edgar Allan Poe Daily: Various Poe stories sent on days there is no Dracula. Began May 13th 2022, runs through at least the end of Dracula
Ovid Daily: the works of P. Ovidius Naso, currently working through the Metamorphoses. Began May 15th 2022, runs through August 27th 2022, with another book beginning January 1st 2023
Nightly Knights: assorted works of Arthurian Legend. Began May 28th 2022.
Moby Dick Summer: Herman Melville’s Moby Dick. The one that only takes the summer. Began May 30th 2022, runs through September 9th 2022.
Austen Weekly Etc.: hub for all six completed novels by Jane Austen. Pick and choose whichever you wish to subscribe to. Began June 6th 2022.
Dickens Weekly: the collected works of Charles Dickens. Began June 20th 2022.
Woman in White Weekly: Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White. Began July 31st, 2022, runs for a few months
Carmilla Weekly: Sherida Le Fanu’s Carmilla. Began August 28th 2022, runs through December 18th 2022
Romeo and Juliet Regular: Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Began September 7th 2022, runs through November 2022
LOTR Newsletter: JRRT’s Lord of the Rings. Began September 2022, runs through March 2023
Daily Kafka: Franz Kafka’s letters. Began September 2022.
@1984-daily: George Orwell’s 1984. [[Content Warning: also contains real life propaganda and occasional flashing images]] Enable tumblr update alerts to follow along. Began October 1st 2022.
Voyage of the Nautilus: Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Began November 1st 2022.
Thriller Short Stories Weekly. A new public domain short thriller every week. Began November 1st 2022.
Beetle Weekly: Dracula but what if bugs instead of Vampires? Began November 8th 2022.
Literary Letters: C.N. and A.M. Williamson’s The Lightning Conductor. Began November 12th 2022, runs through January 28th, 2023, with more lesser-known works planned afterwards
The Cristo Account: Alexandre Dumas’ The Count of Monte Cristo. Began November 28th, 2022, runs through March 25th, 2023
Dickens Daily: the collected works of Charles Dickens. Began December 1st 2022, runs through August 2023
Wives Weekly: Elizabeth Gaskell’s Wives and Daughters. Began December 2nd 2022.
Whale Weekly: Herman Melville's Moby Dick. The one that’s going to take three years. Began December 2022, runs through 2025
Letters From Watson: Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, the short stories. Began January 1st 2023, runs through December 2023
War And Peace (&emails): Tolstoy’s War and Peace. Began January 1st 2023, runs through December 27th 2023.
Les Mis Letters: Hugo’s Les Miserables. Began January 1st 2023, runs through December 2023
Beyond the Wizard: Frank L. Baum’s 14 books set in the Land of Oz. Chapters posted weekly with additional discussion space. Began January 1st 2023.
Dorothy Daily: Frank L. Baum’s 14 books set in the Land of Oz. Chapters posted daily. Began January 1st 2023.
Dorian Gray Weekly: Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Begins January 24th 2023.
Orwell Daily: Assorted works of George Orwell. Next work begins January 31st 2023.
Pinocchio Weekly: Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio, the original 1925 English translation. TBA - Tentative beginning January 2023.
Frankenstein Weekly: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Begins February 1st 2023, runs for several months
Notes from the Nautilus: Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. Begins March 4th 2023
Pride and Prejudice Weekly: Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Begins March 10th 2023, runs through October 6th 2023.
Musketeers Daily: Alexander Dumas’ The Three Musketeers. Begins March 14th 2023
Divine Comedy Weekly: Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy. Begins April 7th 2023, runs through March 2024.
My Dear Wormwood: C. S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters. Begins May 2nd 2023, runs through November 28th 2023.
Rizal Weekly: The works of Jose Rizal. TBA
The Great Gatsby: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. TBA/distributed by hand by the very powerful @orchidbreezefc o7
The Penny Dreadful: the original Penny Dreadful stories. TBA
Carmilla Quarterly: Sheridan Le Fanu’s Carmilla. not associated with the other Carmilla substack TBA
Zastrozzi Daily:Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Zastrozzi. TBA
Les Chroniques de Choderlos: Pierre Choderlos de Laclos‘s Les Liasos dangereuses in it’s original French. TBA
Werther Rewritten: J.W. von Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther as rewritten by a 2014 tumblr user (I was unable to find a link to said user, please lmk who’s behind this so they get credited). Began May 4th 2022, runs through December 25th 2022
The Case Files of Sheridan Bell: original collection of Victorian Fantasy Mysteries by @emrowene. Began May 30th 2022
What Manner of Man: original queer Vampire novel by @stjohnstarling. Began January 2023
Dispatches from the Loneliest Girl in the Universe: Lauren James’ The Loneliest Girl in the Universe, a serialized Young Adult science fiction novel. Begins February 23rd 2023
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