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  • Various Authors

    This is a collection of public domain works either published in 1912, or written in 1912 and published before 1923. The accent is on non-fiction but I will include short stories, poems, one-act plays, as well. (Summary by Bellona...read more

  • Lloyd Eshbach

    End of the world sci-fi tale borrows heavily from H.G. Wells' WOTW and In The Days of the Comet -- looks like fun ! ( Summary by BellonaTimes...read more

  • Sir Winston Churchill

    This is a collection of a series of journalistic articles written during his travels throughout WWI era Europe that Churchill -- the American author, not the famed British statesman -- published in 1917; the book version came out in 1918. The writing is sharp, straightforward, and rarely sentimental, with loads of local color and occasional humor. (Summary by...read more

  • Mary Grant Bruce

    An Australian childrens' classic about life on a ranch around the same time of A Little Florida Lady, with a similarly plucky tomboy heroine. Also, like the latter story, expect some racial stereotyping of Asian and Aboriginal characters. (Summary by...read more

  • Gabrielle de Villeneuve

    Experience this tale as old as time in this enchanting audiobook! Discover how Belle meets the Beast, befriends the enchanted objects, and finds her true love. When the beautiful and kind Belle is sent to live in the enchanted palace of the Beast, she is surprised to find a kind and thoughtful creature. As their friendship grows, the Beast professes his love for Belle, but she years only to return to her family, and it is only with the help of a magical mirror and a magical ring that Belle discovers her true feelings. And it’s the power of true love transforms a beast back into a prince. Beauty and the Beast is the original fairy tale that has inspired countless adaptions since...read more

  • W. Somerset Maugham

    One of Maugham's most famous short stories, Rain unfolds in a soggy tropical paradise marred by self-righteous hypocrites trying to force their moral beliefs on a girl who basically just wants to have fun. At a running time of approximately 2 1/2 hours, it is too long for inclusion in a Short Story collection.(Summary by...read more

  • Willa Sibert Cather

    O Pioneers! tells the story of the Bergsons, a family of Swedish immigrants in the farm country near the fictional town of Hanover, Nebraska, at the turn of the 20th century. The main character, Alexandra Bergson, inherits the family farmland when her father dies, and she devotes her life to making the farm a viable enterprise at a time when other immigrant families are giving up and leaving the prairie. The novel is also concerned with two romantic relationships, one between Alexandra and family friend Carl Linstrum and another between Alexandra's brother Emil and the married Marie Shabata. (Summary by...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    A Classic short story by Sir Arthur Conan...read more

  • Charles Dickens

    A Classic short story by Charles...read more

  • Joseph Conrad

    A Classic shortish story by Conrad that relates his self-thought alienation from British society, as a young foreign man survives a shipwreck off the coast of Kent, England only to be shunned by most of the townsfolk. The one exception is the loving, if dull-witted, Miss...read more

  • Edgar Allan Poe

    A classic short story by Edgar Allan...read more

  • Dorothy C. Paine

    This is the story of a little girl from New York who moves with her family to Florida in the late 19th Century. Parental warning: as this book was first published in 1903 and set in the American South, and although the author tries to be open-minded, please be aware that there are slang words used for African...read more

  • Various Authors

    Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th – early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker’s sole PD...read more

  • Sarah Orne Jewett

    As contemporary today as it was over a century ago, this relatively unsentimental tale of labor relations still packs a punch. (Summary by...read more

  • Edward Stratemeyer

    First of the famous Rover Boys books by future Hardy Boys creator Edward Stratemeyer (under the pseudonym Arthur M Winfield), this is an introduction to the fun-loving teenage Rover Brothers -- Dick, Tom & Sam. Virtual orphans, they are sent by their prudish Uncle Randolph to a military boarding school and their adventures soon begin! (Summary by...read more

  • John Mark

    "Jesus of Nazareth, a Biography, by John Mark," recognizes the author of the second Gospel as that "John, whose surname was Mark" (Acts 15:37), whom Barnabas chose as companion when he sailed for Cyprus on his second missionary journey. In making use of the new title, the plan of the Editor is to present "The Gospel: According to Mark" as it would be printed were it written in the twentieth rather than the first century. (Introduction from Forward, by D. Appleton & Co, Publishers,...read more

  • Joseph Munk

    An introduction to Arizona from approximately a century ago. (Summary by...read more

  • F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Pretty but socially clueless Bernice lets her know-it-all cousin push her around, but eventually, something's gotta give! (Introduction by...read more

  • Various Authors

    A dozen assorted articles from British and American periodicals, including The Atlantic Monthly, Punch, The Chicago Record-Herald, Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, The Library, St. Nicholas, American Missionary, The Great Events by Famous Historians, and The Continental Monthly. (Summary by...read more