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The Lost Girls Of Paris

by Pam Jenoff HQ (January 29, 2019)

From the internationally bestselling author Pam Jenoff, The Lost Girls of Paris is an emotional and powerful journey through friendship and betrayal during the second world war, inspired by true events.

1940s....


The Swiss Family Robinson

by Johann Davide Wyss Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

Building a life on a deserted island is quite an adventure!

Abandoned by crew and passengers, then shipwrecked in the East Indies on their way to Australia, the Swiss Family Robinson gathers their resources and...


The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe, Walter Stanley Paget & Tom Sperling Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

Escape the Island of Despair with Robinson Crusoe!

Pirates, shipwrecks, and being stranded on an island doesn’t stop Robinson Crusoe in his quest for adventure on the high seas. Originally presented as a true...


Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

A tale of buccaneers and buried treasure to shiver yer timbers!

In Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure, “X” marks the spot! Captain Billy Bones arrives at an innkeeper’s lodge and tells young Jim...


Kidnapped

by Robert Louis Stevenson Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

Get swept away by this exciting adventure from Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson

On the cusp of adulthood and having recently lost his parents, David Balfour is tricked by his uncle into boarding a ship...


Black Beauty

by Anna Sewell & Rachel Clowes Canterbury Classics (June 18, 2019)

A classic tale of adventure—straight from the horse’s mouth.

This classic story allows the reader to hear about the adventures of a horse’s life, as told by the horse himself! Anna Sewell’s dependence...


Dead in Devon

by Stephanie Austin Allison & Busby (June 20, 2019)

Juno Browne is a self-appointed Domestic Goddess. From cleaning to dog-walking to caring for the elderly, she flits around the picturesque village of Ashburton in her trusty van ready to turn her hand to anything....


The Book of Tea

by Okakura Kakuzo Standard Ebooks (January 25, 2019)

The Book of Tea, one of the great English tea classics, is a long essay about the connection between teaism, Taoism, and the aesthetics of Japanese culture. It was written by Okakura Kakuz? in English and was...


The Conjure Woman

by Charles W. Chesnutt Standard Ebooks (March 01, 2019)

The Conjure Woman is a collection of fantastical stories narrated by Julius, a former slave, about life on the nearby plantations prior to the Civil War. Each involves an element of magic, be it a vine that...


The Murder on the Links

by Agatha Christie Standard Ebooks (February 10, 2019)

The Murder on the Links is Agatha Christie’s second Poirot novel, featuring the brilliant Belgian detective and his sidekick, Captain Hastings.

In this characteristic whodunit, Poirot is summoned to a seaside...


Man and Wife

by Wilkie Collins Standard Ebooks (January 25, 2019)

Man and Wife is the ninth novel by Wilkie Collins, and was published in serial form in 1870. Like many of his other novels it has a complex plot and tackles social issues, in this case the then-lax state of...


The Brothers Karamazov

by Fyodor Dostoevsky Standard Ebooks (February 06, 2019)

Dmitri Karamazov and his father Fyodor are at war over both Dmitri’s inheritance and the affections of the beautiful Grushenka. Into this feud arrive the middle brother Ivan, recently returned from Moscow,...


Notes from Underground

by Fyodor Dostoevsky Standard Ebooks (February 13, 2019)

Notes from Underground is a fictional collection of memoirs written by a civil servant living alone in St. Petersburg. The man is never named and is generally referred to as the Underground Man. The “underground”...


The Mystery of a Hansom Cab

by Fergus Hume Standard Ebooks (February 19, 2019)

The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, published in 1886, was the first novel by Fergus Hume. It begins with a sensational murder, as the body of a dead man is discovered in a hansom cab by the driver. Set in Melbourne,...


The Golden Triangle

by Maurice Leblanc Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2019)

Captain Belval, learning of a threat to his beloved nurse Little Mother Coralie, rescues her from her would-be assailants and is promptly dragged into a plot involving her husband and millions of francs worth...


Six Characters in Search of an Author

by Luigi Pirandello Standard Ebooks (February 12, 2019)

Six Characters in Search of an Author (Sei personaggi in cerca d’autore) is an Italian three-act play written by Luigi Pirandello in 1921, considered as one of the earliest examples of absurdist theatre. It’s...


Our American Cousin

by Tom Taylor Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2019)

A rough American from a distant branch of the Trenchard family returns to England and quickly becomes embroiled in the family’s affairs.


Psmith in the City

by P. G. Wodehouse Standard Ebooks (January 24, 2019)

Mike Jackson is a rising cricket star who finds his dreams of studying and playing at Cambridge upset by news of his father’s financial troubles. He takes a job with the New Asiatic Bank in London. He arrives...


Pygmalion

by George Bernard Shaw Standard Ebooks (February 28, 2019)

Pygmalion is a 5-act play by George Bernard Shaw. It was written in 1912 and first produced in 1913. The plot revolves around Professor Henry Higgins’ bet with a colleague over whether he can transform a low-class...


Far from the Madding Crowd

by Thomas Hardy Standard Ebooks (February 21, 2019)

Far from the Madding Crowd was the first of Hardy's novels to apply the name of Wessex to the landscape of south-west England, and the first to gain him widespread popularity as a novelist. When the beautiful...


Short Fiction

by Nikolai Gogol Standard Ebooks (February 15, 2019)

Nikolai Gogol spent most of his literary career writing short stories, drawing inspiration from his childhood in Ukraine and his adult life in St. Petersburg. His stories are filled with larger than life yet...


The Red Badge of Courage

by Stephen Crane Standard Ebooks (January 13, 2019)

The Red Badge of Courage is an 1895 war novel by American author Stephen Crane. It is considered one of the most influential works in American literature. The novel, a depiction on the cruelty of the American...


The Son of the Wolf

by Jack London Standard Ebooks (January 13, 2019)

A collection of stories that highlight the trials and tribulations of life in the Yukon and Alaska during the gold rush. Greed, determination, compassion, competition, and survival dominate as native tribes...


Tess of the d’Urbervilles

by Thomas Hardy Standard Ebooks (January 12, 2019)

Young Tess Durbeyfield attempts to restore her family's fortunes by claiming their connection with the aristocratic d'Urbervilles. But Alec d'Urberville is a rich wastrel who seduces her and makes her life miserable....


The Blue Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Racehorse (February 19, 2019)

“Andrew Lang and his associates managed to break the stranglehold of the pious sentimentality handed out to children by collecting—from all over the world—fairy tales of all people, and bringing out the...


The Red Fairy Book

by Andrew Lang Racehorse (February 19, 2019)

The imaginations of children throughout time have been formed and nurtured by stories passed down from generation to generation. Of the countless genres of stories, fairy tales often conjure the most vivid fantastical...


The Beautiful and Damned and Other Stories

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

Feel the swing and sway of the Jazz Age in this collection of stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

 

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Beautiful and Damned explores the world of America’s upper class during World War...


Dubliners & A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Other Works

by James Joyce Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

Unflinching, fictional accounts of life in Ireland during the early twentieth century.

This collection by James Joyce includes two of his most famous works: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners...


The Wind in the Willows and Other Stories

by Kenneth Grahame & Arthur Rackham Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

A timeless collection of stories told with a focus on children’s perspectives. 

Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows is an enduring classic of children’s literature, and has been beloved by readers...


Ruslan and Ludmila

by D. M. Thomas Scribner UK (February 07, 2019)

Alexander Pushkin’s epic magic-realist tale is brought vividly to life in this superb translation by D. M. Thomas.

Drawing on the Russian folklore of Pushkin’s childhood, the poem recounts the abduction...