Blog Archives: Books

Win our Classic Works from Women Writers Leather-bound and a Poster!

We are celebrating decades of female fearlessness with an amazing giveaway! Our brand-new Leather-bound title Classic Works from Women Writers is filled with stories from some amazing female authors. Learn more about this gorgeous new title and enter to win a copy!

The Origins of the Graphic Novel

Graphic novels are more than just long comic books featuring superheroes fighting evil villains—and the format can be dated to the eighteenth century, long before any caped and masked characters with superpowers appeared on the scene. Check out some more cool facts about graphic novels!

Monster Seeking Love

This Halloween we are taking the opportunity to feature a few of the villainous characters from our favorite stories. Even though they may want to literally and figuratively suck the life out of you, they still deserve love.

Horrific Classics

Light the jack-o-lantern, lock the doors, and check out our list of classics perfect to read in the dark below!

New Leather-bounds!

This month we are releasing three brand-new Leather-bound classics to add to your collection! Looking for inspiration as a female writer? Read over 30 works from different female writers around the world with Classic Works from Women Writers and light that fire that we know is inside you! Want to learn more about ancient Greece? We’ve got […]

Delicious Cocktails and Classic Lit

Here are five delicious cocktails inspired by your favorite classics. Next time you head to book club, impress your friends with one of the yummy recipes below!

If Willa Cather Were an Instagram Influencer…

Willa Cather was a fairly private woman. She was fiercely independent in both her writing style and personal life, which she kept out of public view. To get to know this private author better, we imagined her as the opposite; an Instagram Influencer…

Who is Kate Chopin?

Kate Chopin helped introduce feminist literature to the world during the twentieth century through magazine publications, short stories, and most notably, her novel The Awakening. Learn more about this talented woman below!

Five Facts About Peter Pan and J. M. Barrie

To honor J. M. Barrie’s most popular story, check out 5 fun facts about Peter Pan and his author below!

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is just around the corner. This year, skip the socks and get dad a book! Canterbury Classics is sure to have a title that will expand not only his bookshelf, but his mind too. 

Crime and Punishment Giveaway!

– Giveaway has concluded – Originally published in 1866, Crime and Punishment is a psychological thriller that deals with issues of morality, conscience, and redemption.

Authors All Over the World

Celebrate World Book Day with Canterbury Classics!

Five Facts About Your Favorite Brontë Sisters

The Brontë family is one of the most loved families in classic literature. Here are five fun facts about the sisters and their family.

April Releases – New Word Cloud Classics

The clocks have sprung forward and Spring has finally arrived! That means more daylight to read with and better weather to lay at the park with a good book. Our new releases list for this month is long enough to last you through the season.

Brand-New Word Cloud Classics Giveaway

Giveaway has concluded.

Dark Tales Series!

\The new Dark Tales series contains your favorite classic titles in graphic novel format! With over 100 amazing illustrations in each book, this series is sure to entertain and excite.

Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are approaching, and your family is driving you over the edge! What can you do when it comes to buying gifts for the people who you can’t help but love despite their eccentricities? Canterbury Classics has you covered with a large selection of titles for every sort of reader:     Before your […]

Novel Journals

If you’re looking for a new book in which to record your thoughts, lists, and more, you’re in luck! Our Novel Journals are perfect for the classic literature lover in your life. Whatever your needs, if you love the classics, you will love our journals. The lines of our unique notebooks are made from the complete text […]

Vote! What Endpapers Do You Want To See Inside Our Newest Word Cloud, WUTHERING HEIGHTS?!

We need your help! We want YOU to choose the beautiful end papers for the newest Word Cloud Classic, Wuthering Heights.

Classic Literature: Why Bother?

Tuesday, September 6th is Read a Book Day! Why should anyone take the time to read dusty words written centuries ago? Read on to find out.

Test Your Monster Knowledge With This Frankenstein Quiz

Test what you know about Frankenstein and it’s author, Mary Shelley, with this quiz!

Illustrated Classics Series

Take a peek at our brand-new series! Elegant covers, colorful pages and beautiful illustrations in each title make up a wonderful collection of books to add to your library! Learn more about the Illustrated Classics series here.

Spring 2017 Releases

Check out all of our releases from Spring 2017!

Novel Journals

What are Novel Journals?

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