Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Lady Chatterley’s Lover is D. H. Lawrence’s last novel. First published privately in 1928, Lady Chatterley’s Lover was banned from wider publication in the UK until 1960 and was the subject of censorship and book banning in the United States and elsewhere. Its erotic subject material, colorful language, and discussion of interclass relations were deemed…

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Audie Award-winning narrator Johnny Heller is Huckleberry Finn in this brand-new edition of the classic American story. Huck’s understanding of the world around him evolves as he and Jim, a runaway slave, travel the Mississippi River. A coming-of-age journey for both Huck and listeners alike for over 100 years and counting. Amazon/Audible • iTunes •…

Seven Tales

Seven Tales by Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) is a collection of science fiction short stories written by the Hugo and Nebula award-winning author and published by the pulp science fiction magazines of the 1950s. This anthology includes “Sales Pitch”, a tale of future consumerism and robot salesmen; “The Crawlers”, a story of mutant children born…

As a Man Thinketh

Considered the pioneer of modern inspirational thought and motivation, James Allen (1864 – 1912) published As a Man Thinketh in 1903. This is a powerful little self-help treatise, which essentially discusses how, by adjusting the way we think in response to external circumstances, we can shape our lives, personally, professionally, physically, and psychologically, towards the…

Lady Windermere’s Fan

Passion and intrigue among the upper classes form the basis of Lady Windermere’s Fan, Oscar Wilde’s first successful play, which displays his trademark wit and wisdom. Beautiful and innocent Lady Windermere finds out that her husband has been keeping company with the scandalous and mysterious Mrs. Erlynne. Her discovery unleashes a host of tensions at…

The Golden Slipper

Before Nancy Drew, there was Violet Strange. When an investigation requires someone who can infiltrate a clique of young women, the firm hires Violet Strange. Those in society begin to whisper when valuable items are stolen, then mysteriously returned, everywhere the five Inseparables go. Can Violet find the culprit before those whispers turn to accusations?…

Incompatibility of Temper

Incompatibility of Temper: Three Pictures of Moscow Life by Alexander Ostrovsky Translated by Ethel Voynich Presented by the Online Stage Alexander Ostrovsky was the premier Russian dramatist before Chekov, and a true master of realistic satire. His Incompatibility of Temper consists of three sections or “Pictures of Moscow life”. Despite its patina of humor, the…

Harriet Tubman: The Moses of Her People 1820-1913

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery around 1820. This biography by Elizabeth Ross Haynes was published just eight years after Harriet’s death (1913) as a part of her book Unsung Heroes. Over the years Ms. Tubman’s legacy as a former slave, an abolitionist, a humanitarian, a suffragette, and a spy and agent for the US…

Old Growth: A Sid Rafferty Mystery

Freelance speechwriter Sid Rafferty signs on to help a neophyte candidate run for election as an alderman in Cumberland, once a booming coal-mining town on Vancouver Island that’s now shrunk down to an out-of-the-way little village. But first another writing job makes Sid a witness to a violent death the Mounties are calling murder, then…