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Kipps

by H. G. Wells Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

Kipps is the story of Arthur “Artie” Kipps, an illegitimate orphan raised by his aunt and uncle on the southern coast of England in the town of New Romney. Kipps falls in love with neighbor friend Ann Pornick...


The Grand Babylon Hotel

by Arnold Bennett Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

When Theodore Racksole—one of the richest men in America, and consequently the world—sits down in London’s Grand Babylon Hotel and orders a beefsteak and a bottle of beer, he isn’t aware that he’s...


813

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (July 27, 2018)

When Arsène Lupin disappeared at the end of The Hollow Needle the public and police assumed he was dead; but it turns out he was just biding his time and waiting for the right opponent to face off against....


The Story of the Three Little Pigs

Heidi

by Johanna Spyri Feedbooks (February 12, 2018)


I, Pencil

by Leonard Edward Read Foundation for Economic Education, Incorporated (January 30, 2018)

Eloquent. Extraordinary. Timeless. Paradigm-shifting. Classic. Half a century after it first appeared, Leonard Read's I, Pencil still evokes such adjectives of praise. Rightfully so, for this little essay opens...


The Mysterious Affair at Styles

by Agatha Christie Digireads.com Publishing (May 12, 2018)

When Emily Inglethorp, the elderly matriarch of Styles Court, an Essex country manor, is found poisoned with strychnine, a guest of the manor, Arthur Hastings calls upon his friend, famous Belgian detective...


Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll Macmillan (February 16, 2018)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) is a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known under the pseudonym Lewis Carroll. It tells the story of a girl named Alice who falls down...


Ivanhoe

by Walter Scott Standard Ebooks (May 01, 2018)

Set in 12th-century England, Prince John rules while his brother King Richard is away during the Crusades. During his reign, Prince John and others of Norman nobility abuse their power over the Saxons, forcing...


King Solomon's Mines

by H. Rider Haggard Standard Ebooks (April 27, 2018)

King Solomon’s Mines was published in September 1885, becoming an immediate best seller by tapping into people’s excitement for the unknown: in this case, the unexplored regions of Africa.

Haggard wrote...


Sherlock Holmes: A String to his Bow

by Nigel Scott Melrose Books (April 19, 2018)

In these eleven meticulously constructed cases written in the style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the intellectual prowess of Sherlock Holmes, the sleuth hound, is tested to the utmost. Once again, ably assisted...


Aesop's Fables

by Aesop, J. Emmerson & Percy J. Billinghurst Canterbury Classics (May 01, 2018)

An illustrated collection of charming stories to entertain all ages

Aesop is credited with many fables that have endured for centuries, relating morals and truth to young and old using animals as the main characters...


Heidi

by Johanna Spyri Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)


Little Cinderella

by Anonymous Open BookShelf (February 12, 2018)


The Three Bears

by Anonymous Open BookShelf (February 12, 2018)


Ivanhoe (Illustrated by Milo Winter with an Introduction by Porter Lander MacClintock)

by Sir Walter Scott Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

One of Sir Walter Scott’s most popular and influential works, “Ivanhoe” is the story of one of the last remaining Saxon noble families. At the beginning of the novel we find its titular character, Sir...


The Story of King Arthur and His Knights (Illustrated)

by Howard Pyle Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

First published in 1903, “The Story of King Arthur and His Knights” is Howard Pyle’s brilliantly illustrated book which chronicles some of the major episodes of the legend of King Arthur. The tales of...


Pollyanna

by Eleanor H. Porter Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

First published in 1913, “Pollyanna” is Eleanor H. Porter’s popular tale of youthful exuberance that has been cherished by young readers ever since its first publication. A classic of children’s literature,...


Kim (with an Introduction by A. L. Rowse)

by Rudyard Kipling Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

First published in “McClure’s Magazine” between December of 1901 and October of 1901, “Kim” is the story of Kim (Kimball) O’Hara, the orphaned son of a British soldier. Set against the backdrop of...


The Portrait of a Lady (with an Introduction by Charles R. Anderson)

by Henry James Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

First published serially in “The Atlantic Monthly” between 1880 and 1881, Henry James’ “The Portrait of a Lady” is widely regarded as one of the author’s finest literary achievements. As is common...


Daisy Miller (with an Introduction by Martin W. Sampson)

by Henry James Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

First published in “Cornhill Magazine” in 1878, “Daisy Miller” is Henry James’ novella which concerns the courtship of its titular character, the beautiful young American girl Daisy Miller. While travelling...


The Mayor of Casterbridge (with an Introduction by Joyce Kilmer)

by Thomas Hardy Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

Set in the fictional town of Casterbridge, “The Mayor of Casterbridge” is Thomas Hardy’s tragic story of Michael Henchard, who over indulges in alcohol at a country fair and decides to auction off his...


The Decameron (Translated with an Introduction by J. M. Rigg)

by Giovanni Boccaccio Digireads.com Publishing (April 17, 2018)

Written in the middle of the 14th century as the Bubonic Plague decimated the population of Europe, “The Decameron” is a satirical and allegorical collection of stories by Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio....


King Solomon's Mines

Bleak House

by Charles Dickens Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Bleak House, completed by Dickens in 1853, tells several interlocking story-lines and features a host of colorful characters. Though very difficult to summarise, the novel centers around the decades-long legal...


The Secret Garden

by Frances Hodgson Burnett Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Mary’s parents fall ill and die, forcing her to be transplanted from India to the English countryside. She arrives at a strange and foreign country manor, where she discovers a long-neglected garden and hears...


The Honour Killing

by J.S. Hamilton Melrose Books (March 12, 2018)

When a teenage Sri Lankan au pair goes missing, it’s up to the Bradford police to find her. When they fail, the objective turns to justice. For DCI James Turnbull, the case is a puzzling contrast to his career...


Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Pride and Prejudice may today be one of Jane Austen’s most enduring novels, having been widely adapted to stage, screen, and other media since its publication in 1813. The novel tells the tale of five unmarried...


Roughing It

by Mark Twain Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

Roughing It is a book of semi-autobiographical travel literature written by American humorist Mark Twain. He wrote it during 1870–71 and published in 1872, as a prequel to his first book The Innocents Abroad...


The Byzantine Touch

by Anne Fafoutakis Melrose Books (March 12, 2018)

It may not be very often, but waking from a deep and pleasant sleep with a specific sentence can hardly be termed banal. Yet this is exactly what happened; the very first sentence of this story came from a dream...


Candide

by Voltaire Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Candide is the picaresque tale of the titular character’s fantastical journey from an insular, idealized life in a picturesque castle through the difficulties and evils of the real world. Satirical, comical,...


The Canterbury Tales

by Geoffrey Chaucer Project Gutenberg (January 30, 2018)

This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary, sidebars, and readers notes to help the modern reader appreciate Chaucer's richly layered tales. Includes the General Prologue and Five Most...


The Scarlet Pimpernel (Collins Classics)

by Baroness Orczy William Collins (March 08, 2018)

HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.

“Vaguely she began to wonder … which of these worldly men round her was the mysterious ‘Scarlet Pimpernel,’ who...


The Jungle

by Upton Sinclair Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The Jungle is one of the most famous muckraking novels in modern history. Set in Chicago at the dawn of the 20th century, it tells the story of an immigrant Lithuanian family trying to make it in a new world...


Phantastes

by George MacDonald Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Phantastes was published in 1858. It tells the story of Anodos, who, on coming of age, is examining the effects of his deceased father. To his astonishment, in doing so he sees an apparition of a fairy woman,...


Little Women

by Louisa May Alcott Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Little Women or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888). Written and published in two parts in 1868 and 1869, the novel follows the lives of four sisters — Meg,...


Dracula

by Bram Stoker Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

Dracula is one of the most famous public-domain horror novels in existence, responsible for not just introducing the eponymous Count Dracula, but for introducing many of the common tropes we see in modern horror...


The Illustrated Land of Oz

by L. Frank Baum Wilder Publications (February 16, 2018)

Return to wonder and magic of Oz in The Land of Oz the sequel to the Wonderful Wizard of Oz. and meet Tip, Jack Pumkinhead and, Mr. H. M. Woggle-Bug, T. E. Race through the countryside with Tip and Jack Pumpkinhead...


Creed

by Margiad Evans & Sue Asbee Honno Press (February 15, 2018)

Set in Chepsford, a fictional industrial Border town characterised by drunkenness and brawls, it takes suffering as its subject matter. Domestic life is unsettled by strong opinions on love and sin, while notions...


The Mysterious Island

by Jules Verne Illustrated Books (February 09, 2018)

The Mysterious Island tells the exciting story of five Americans stranded on an uncharted island in the South Pacific. During the American Civil War, Richmond, Virginia was the capital of the Confederate States...


HEIDI

by Johanna Spyri iBoo Press House (January 31, 2018)

Filled with descriptions of the magnificent Swiss Alps, the lives of the simple country folk who live in their picturesque peaks and valleys and the gentle and innocent days of childhood, Heidi by Johanna Spyri...


A LITTLE BUSH MAID

by Mary Grant Bruce iBoo Press House (January 20, 2018)

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...


THE ROVER BOYS AT SCHOOL

by Arthur M. Winfield iBoo Press House (January 20, 2018)

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....


Persuasion

by Jane Austen iBoo Press House (January 17, 2018)

Persuasion is the last completed novel by Jane Austen and it was published posthumously in 1818. Readers have often connected Persuasion with Northanger Abbey as the setting of both stories is in Bath, a highly...


PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

by Jane Austen iBoo Press House (January 17, 2018)

Austen’s timeless romantic classic, follows the lives of the five Bennett sisters, who live in a time where an advantageous marriage and social status are considered a fundamental for any woman to stand a...


A Little Servant

by Grace Livingston Hill iBoo Press House (January 14, 2018)

A short story of a little girl who is a servant and how she won the heart of an unbelieving gardener.

One of Grace's earliest books was "A Little Servant", published in 1890 while she was still unmarried. If...


THE BELGIAN TWINS

by Lucy Fitch Perkins iBoo Press House (January 14, 2018)

This story is based upon the experiences of two Belgian refugees in World War I. When their parents are marched of by Germans, Jan and Marie are left alone. Now they, along with their dog, have to find their...


CLOTEL

by W. Wells Brown iBoo Press House (January 14, 2018)

Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown (1815-84), a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist and was published in London, England in December 1853. It is often considered the first...


IN THE CLOSED ROOM

by Frances Hodgson Burnett iBoo Press House (January 14, 2018)

This is a short story about a shy, quiet little girl living in a big city. When her parents are offered the opportunity to take care of a house in the suburbs for the summer she meets another little girl in...


LITTLE S.ELIZABETH And Other Stories

by Frances Hodgson Burnett iBoo Press House (January 14, 2018)

She had not been brought up in America at all. She had been born in France, in a beautiful château, and she had been born heiress to a great fortune, but, nevertheless, just now she felt as if she was very...