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Elsie at Nantucket

Read by Amy


Martha Finley


Elsie and her family travel to Nantucket Island to spend the summer. The Raymond children and others learn important lessons. After a deligh…

Mildred at Roselands

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Martha Finley


In order to recover her health, Mildred Keith goes to visit her mother's extended family, the Dinsmores, in the South. Mildred makes new fri…

The Game of Life and How to Play It

Read by Amy Conger


Florence Scovel Shinn


Florence Scovel Shinn, an illustrator living in New York City, became a teacher of New Thought after a divorce. New Thought was a movement w…

The Wendigo

Read by Amy Gramour


Algernon Blackwood


Another camper tale, this time set in the Canadian wilderness. A hunting party separates to track moose, and one member is abducted by the W…

The Man Whom the Trees Loved

Read by Amy Gramour


Algernon Blackwood


The story of a man’s deep connection with nature and his wife’s fear of it. –Summary by Amy Larch Gramour

A Romance of Two Worlds

Read by Amy Gramour


Marie Corelli


The book starts with a young heroine telling her story of coping with a debilitating illness that includes depression and thoughts of suicid…

Beyond the Rocks, A Love Story

Read by Amy Deuchler


Elinor Glyn


Forced into marriage to a man who is older and wealthier, young Theodora Fitzgerald contemplates her fate in love, until she meets and falls…

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, Collected Translations

Read by Amy Gramour


Omar Khayyám


The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Persian: رباعیات عمر خیام) is the title that Edward FitzGerald gave to his translation of…

A Woman of Genius

Read by Amy Dunkleberger


Mary Hunter Austin


In this 1912 novel, Mary Hunter Austin (1868-1934) draws inspiration from her own life to tell the story of a gifted woman caught between he…

The Professor's House

Read by Amy Dunkleberger


Willa Sibert Cather and Willa Cather


A portrait of Americas many social groups with the chief interest centered on a university professor and his family - Summary by Publishers …

The Gray Phantom's Return

Read by Amy Dunkleberger


Herman Landon


Former gentleman thief Cuthbert Vanardy, alias The Gray Phantom, must abandon his new life as a horticulturalist after he is implicated in t…

My Mortal Enemy

Read by Amy Dunkleberger


Willa Sibert Cather and Willa Cather


In the small Midwestern town of Parthia, Myra Henshawe was a legend. The grandniece and ward of Parthia’s richest resident, Myra had shocked…

A Change of Air

Read by Amy Dunkleberger


Katharine Fullerton Gerould


Anyone can make a will by which his possessions are divided after his death but Cordelia Wheaton was ahead of the game for she willed away h…

Amphibians and Reptiles in Captivity

Read by Amy Gramour


Robert N Bader, Donald J Coxwell and Thomas R. Johnson


In recent years the number of people interested in keeping amphibians and reptiles in captivity has grown rapidly. All too often, these same…

Book 1, Chapter 6: The Hall Farm

In Adam Bede

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George Eliot


Adam Bede, the first novel written by George Eliot (the pen name of Mary Ann Evans), was published in 1859. It was published pseudonymously,…

03 - The Musical Education That Educates

In For Every Music Lover

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Aubertine Woodward Moore


A series of essays for music lovers, covering many topics. From music appreciation, to violin and symphony, music education, to piano and, i…

07 - THE SECRET ORCHARD

In The Scarlet Pimpernel (Version 2)

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Baroness Emma Orczy


In the year 1792, the French Revolution is in the midst of its bloodiest stage. Aristocrats are being executed left and right by the Republi…

Bk 06 Ch 02: The Obedience of Martin Verga

In Les Misérables, Volume 2

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Victor Hugo, transl. Hapgood and Victor Hugo


This is book 2 of 5. An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the w…

The Brownies

In Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories

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Various


Since this series of books is intended for all young people from one to one hundred, it opens with about eighty of the old MOTHER GOOSE RHYM…