October TBR

At the beginning of each new month, I usually set aside some books that I am planning to read during that month. In October, I’ve identified the titles listed below as ones that I’d like to pick up or finish up. If you’ve read any of them, I’d love to chat with you in the comments below about your experience with it.


  1. The Count of Monte Cristo /Alexander Dumas
  2. Foucault’s Pendulum /Umberto Eco

For Gone With The Book Readathon

  1. Rebecca /Daphne Du Maurier
  2. The Jungle /Upton Sinclair
  3. Mrs. Dalloway /Virginia Woolf
  4. Orlando /Virginia Woolf
  5. The Sun Also Rises /Ernest Hemingway
  6. Dubliners /James Joyce
  7. Grapes of Wrath /John Steinbeck

For #Victober

  1. Silas Marner /George Eliott
  2. Lorna Doone /R.D. Blackmore
  3. Great Expectations /Charles Dickens
  4. The Importance of Being Earnest /Oscar Wilde
  5. A Woman of No Importance /Oscar Wilde
  6. The MacDermots of Ballycloran /Anthony Trollope

For My Booker Winner Reading Challenge

  1. Disgrace /J.M. Coetzee
  2. The Old Devils /Kingsley Amis
  3. The English Patient /Michael Oondatje
  4. The Blind Assassin /Margaret Atwood
  5. The Bone People /Keri Hulme
  6. Milkman /Anna Burns
  7. Schindler’s Ark /Thomas Keneally


  1. The Imperfectionists /Tom Rachmann
  2. Greed  /Elfriede Jelinek
  3. Flights /Olga Tokarczuk
  4. Rites of Passage /Joy N. Hensley
  5. The Year of Magical Thinking /Joan Didion
  6. The Unhoneymooners /Christina Lauren 
  7. The Testaments /Margaret Atwood


I will update this post during the month and indicate which of the books I’ve read by marking them with a red highlight.

I’d also love to hear from you about which books are on your October TBR and which one you’re most looking forward to reading.

Click below to watch my October Reading Plans video on YouTube


What do you think? I'd love to hear your thoughts as well.

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