COTILLION by Georgette Heyer

Refusing her fortune-hunting suitors, Kitty Charing despairs of finding a man who would love her for herself and runs away, until the dangers of the city make her boldly propose to the elegant Mr. Standen of London. Related Posts:THE WEAVER TAKES A WIFE by Sheri Cobb SouthSEA DWELLER by Melanie AtkinsonTHE FORGETTING by Sharon Cameron

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THE BLUE CASTLE by LM Montgomery

Valancy Stirling is unmarried at 29. Frustrated by her loveless state and stifled by her moralistic family, for years she has been escaping into an imaginary life in her Blue Castle in Spain. Then unexpected news shocks her into asserting her independence and striking out against society’s conventions. Her old fantasies seem irrelevant now – […]

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THE ALCHEMIST by Paul Coelho

Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Related Posts:FRECKLES by Gene Stratton-PorterWHEN BREATH BECOMES AIR by Paul KalanithiALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT by Erich Maria…

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THE WEAVER TAKES A WIFE by Sheri Cobb South

Haughty Lady Helen Radney is one of London’s most beautiful women and the daughter of a duke, but her sharp tongue has frightened away most of her suitors. When her father gambles away his fortune, the duke’s only chance for recouping his losses lies in marrying off Lady Helen to any man wealthy enough to […]

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MOBY DICK by Herman Meiville

On board the whaling ship Pequod a crew of wise men and fools, renegades and seeming phantoms is hurled through treacherous seas by a crazed captain hell-bent on hunting down the mythic White Whale. Related Posts:SAVE THE DATE by Morgan MatsonTHE GLITTERING COURT by Richelle MeadDAUGHTER OF THE SIREN QUEEN by Tricia Levenseller

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THE SNOW QUEEN by Hans Christian Andersen

When a boy is cursed with an inability to perceive goodness, a young girl must go on a lonely quest to restore his heart and vision and free him from captivity in the palace of the Snow Queen. Related Posts:FRECKLES by Gene Stratton-PorterWATERS OF SALT AND SIN by Alisha KlaphekeONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART […]

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FRECKLES by Gene Stratton-Porter

Freckles is a one-handed, plucky waif of an orphan, who has been raised since infancy in a Chicago orphanage and yet speaks with a powerful Irish accent. He applies for a job guarding timber in the swamp, and is accepted despite his youth and the disability of his having only one hand. He insists that […]

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JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte

Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre, leads a lonely life until she finds a position as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the halls at night. What is the sinister secret that threatens Jane and her new found happiness? Related Posts:THE […]

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FAHRENHEIT 451 by Ray Bradbury

Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discord in his marriage. Are books hidden in his house? The Mechanical Hound of the Fire Department, armed with a lethal hypodermic, escorted by helicopters, is […]

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LORD OF THE FLIES by William Golding

A group of very ordinary small boys are marooned on a coral island. At first it seems as though it is all going to be great fun; but the fun before long becomes furious and life on the island turns into a nightmare of panic and death. As ordinary standards of behaviour collapse, the whole world […]

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