Margery Watson - Ruffles and Danny, or the Responsibilty of RufflesA nice little story about a widower, his 18-year-old daughter and 5-year-old son, and their vacation from their home in Colorado to the shores of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. There they meet some friendly locals, and… the...
4 hours 3 minutes
Annie Denton Cridge - Man's Rights; or, How Would You Like It?: Comprising Dreams«Man's Rights; or, How Would You Like It?: Comprising Dreams» is the first known feminist utopian novel written by a woman. The text features nine dreams experienced by a first-person female narrator. In the first...
2 hours 57 minutes
Archibald Williams - Romance of Modern MechanismIn 1910, when this book was published, the advancement of modern mechanism was still moving at a rapid pace. It must have seemed like very day, new inventions were made to make life easier. Most of these are still...
11 hours 34 minutes
Rosa Mulholland - The Haunted Organist of Hurly Burly and Other StoriesThis is a collection of 10 original ghost stories by Rosa Mulholland, published in 1880. Some only one section long; others spread out over 3 or 4 sections. Enjoy! Summary by Carolin
8 hours 32 minutes
Pansy - Miss Priscilla Hunter, and My Daughter SusanTwo shorter stories in one book. In «Miss Priscilla Hunter,» the church has been carrying debt for years. It's an embarrassment, and it is hindering them from doing necessary work. They've tried to chip away at it in...
2 hours 36 minutes
Candido Mariano da Silva Rondon - Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific-Expedition and the Telegraph Line CommissionThe Roosevelt–Rondon Scientific Expedition was the famous survey that took place in 1913-14 to follow the path of the Rio da Dúvida («River of Doubt») in the Amazon basin. The expedition was jointly led by Theodore...
6 hours 17 minutes
Gail Hamilton - Battle of the Books«When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for an author to dissolve the bands which have connected him with his publishers, a decent respect for the opinions of mankind requires that he should declare...
7 hours 38 minutes
Pansy - What She Said and What She Meant, and People Who Haven't Time and Can't Afford ItTwo short stories by Pansy. In «What She Said and What She Meant,» Mrs. Marks detests gossip and avoids it as much as she can. But what she does say is vague and suggestive. It is taken, added to, and passed on by...
2 hours 50 minutes