Winter Reading: Quick Reads

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Here are some short novels for a quick weekend read – to help you fill those squares in Winter Reading Bingo!

Short Classics:


Of mice and men by John Steinbeck – 186 pages, award-winner, banned or challenged

The great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – 172 pages, banned or challenged

The great divorce by C.S. Lewis – 125 pages

Their eyes were watching God by Zora Neale Hurston – 219 pages, banned or challenged, written by a woman, BIPOC author


Even Shorter: Classic Novellas

A Christmas carol : in prose being a ghost story of Christmas by Charles Dickens – 85 pages

The little prince by Antoine de Saint Exupéry – 96 pages

The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson – 97 pages

Animal farm by George Orwell – 113 pages, banned or challenged


Recent short fiction:


Stella Maris by Cormac McCarthy – 189 pages, 2022

Of women and salt by Gabriela Garcia – 207 pages, 2021, written by a woman, BIPOC author, award-winner

The cat who saved books by Sosuke Natsukawa – 198 pages, 2021, set in another country

The silence by Don DeLillo – 117 pages, 2021



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