Family & Relationships

Dead Men's Shoes

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Mary Elizabeth Braddon


Sybil, a gentlewoman who has to work for a living, finally finds employment as her rich uncle's house keeper. Nothing could be better: she w…

Elsie's Widowhood

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Martha Finley


The seventh in the Elsie Dinsmore series, this book begins with the death of Elsie's beloved husband. As Elsie learns to live in widowhood, …

Judge Burnham's Daughters

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Pansy


>Fifth in the Chautauqua Girls series. Ruth Erskine Burnham has helped raise her husband's two daughters, but all have rejected her faith…

Mother Carey’s Chickens

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Kate Douglas Wiggin


“When Captain Carey went on his long journey into the unknown and uncharted land, the rest of the Careys tried in vain for a few months to b…

They and I

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Jerome K. Jerome


A man and his three children leave the “Little Mother” at home in the city and set up temporary housekeeping in a country cottage to supervi…

One Commonplace Day

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Pansy


A temperance lecturer misses his train and ends up attending a town picnic. It was a common enough picnic on a commonplace day. But the disc…

The Woman in White - version 2

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Wilkie Collins


Possibly Wilkie Collins' most famous novel, The Woman In White remade the Gothic Horror novel by taking its characters and tropes and settin…

Backfischchen's Leiden und Freuden

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Clementine Helm


Dieses Buch der im 19. Jahrhundert sehr erfolgreichen Jugendschriftstellerin Clementine Helm erzählt auf liebevolle Weise die Geschicht…

A Guide to Men

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Helen Rowland


A series of occasionally witty one-liners, poems and considerations on the subject of Men, Women and their Conjunction. By turns tender, bla…

The Rose Garden Husband

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Margaret Widdemer


This novel was written by Margaret Widdemer, who won the Pulitzer prize for her collection of poetry in 1919. Phyllis is a 25-years-old chi…

New Chronicles of Rebecca

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Kate Douglas Wiggin


This book tells further stories from the period of Rebecca's sojourn in Riverboro.

Elsie's Children

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Martha Finley


This book continues the delightful "Elsie Dinsmore" series. Elsie's children, introduced in the previous volume, live life, grow u…

The Bobbsey Twins at Snow Lodge

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Laura Lee Hope


The Bobbsey Twins are back at school after summer vacation, but Danny Rugg, the school bully, is up to mischief again--and this time he's tr…

A Christmas Carol (Version 03)

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Charles Dickens


Old miser Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a major transformation after being visited by his deceased colleague Jacob Marley, who warns him to cha…

Miss Dee Dunmore Bryant

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Pansy


The Bryant family - widowed Mrs. Bryant and her children Benjamin, Caroline ("Line" for short), and little Daisy - is on the thin …

An Old-Fashioned Girl (Version 3 Dramatic Reading)

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Louisa May Alcott


When country girl Polly Milton comes to visit her friend Fanny Shaw, city life isn’t all she had hoped it would be. Thrown in the middle of …

Tenterhooks

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Ada Leverson


The second of the 'Little Ottleys' trilogy, an Edwardian comedy of manners. Several years have passed since the events in 'Love's Shadow', b…

The Birds' Christmas Carol

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Kate Douglas Wiggin


Carol Bird was born on Christmas Day. She has spent all of her 11 years putting others above herself, always finding ways to make their live…

But Thy Love and Thy Grace

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Francis J. Finn and Francis J. Finn, S.J.


Father Finn's beautiful little tale can be read in an hour or so, but it conveys a lesson which ought to be of longer duration. The interest…

La Barraca

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Vicente Blasco Ibáñez


La barraca nos cuenta la historia de Batiste y su familia que llegan a la huerta valenciana a trabajar cultivando unas tierras abandonadas. …

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