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CraftLit is—>Annotated Audiobooks for Busy People Love the classics (or wish you did) *** No time to pick up a book? Not any more! *** This weekly annotated audiobook podcast presents curated classic literature in a serialized format. The host—Heather Ordover—"teaches to the joke" by filling in any relevant tidbits before listening to the next chapter of the book. *** Callers regularly send in voicemail comments for play on the air to keep the "book club" vibe going. *** The podcast has been ...
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables, you'd definitely like to add Rainbow Valley by Lucy Maud Montgomery to your collection. Published in 1919, it is the seventh book in the series and follows the further life and adventures of Anne Shirley. At Ingleside, Anne is now happily married to her childhood friend the devoted Gilbert Blythe and have now been together blissfully for fifteen years. They have six children. The book opens with the return of Anne and Gilbert (who is now a brill ...
 
The timeless story of the young orphan girl sent by accident to a brother and sister who had wanted a boy, Anne, with her vivid imagination and sensitive spirit, has enchanted readers for generations. (Summary by Karen Savage) Other books in this series by this reader: Anne of Avonlea Anne of the Island Anne's House of Dreams Rainbow Valley Rilla of Ingleside
 
Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. Best known for her "Anne of Green Gables" books, she was also a prolific writer of short stories and poetry. She published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels before her death in 1942. The Project Gutenberg collection of her short stories was gathered fr ...
 
Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. Best known for her "Anne of Green Gables" books, she was also a prolific writer of short stories and poetry. She published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels before her death in 1942. The Project Gutenberg collection of her short stories was gathered fr ...
 
Further Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L.M. Montgomery and is a sequel to Chronicles of Avonlea. Published in 1920, it includes a number of stories relating to the inhabitants of the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea and its region, located on Prince Edward Island. (Summary from Wikipedia)
 
Anne of Green Gables is about an orphan girl who is starving for a family to love her. Her big words and bright spirits take her through many toils, trials, and temptations. Her romantic schemes make it nearly to impossible for any day of her life to be ordinary. Anne Shirley who was once a poor orphan girl learns through the care of Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, to live, love, and learn. (Summary by Robinsgirl)
 
In the next installment of the Anne series, newlyweds Anne and Gilbert move to the harbor town of Four Winds. There they meet new friends and experience joy as well as heartbreak. (Summary by wildemoose) Cast:Anne/Narrator: Arielle LipshawDiana Barry: Eden Rea-HedrickMarilla Cuthbert/Marshall Elliott: Elizabeth KlettMrs. Rachel Lynde: Caprisha PageMrs. Harmon Andrews/Davy Keith: TriciaGMrs. Jasper Bell/Miss Cornelia Bryant: Beth ThomasGilbert Blythe: mbPaul Irving: Ethan HardmanCharlotta the ...
 
Stories from 1896 to 1901. Lucy Maud Montgomery was born at Clifton (now New London), Prince Edward Island, Canada, on November 30, 1874. She achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. Best known for her "Anne of Green Gables" books, she was also a prolific writer of short stories and poetry. She published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels before her death in 1942.
 
L.M. Montgomery was a Canadian author, best known for a series of novels that began with Anne of Green Gables, published in 1908. Once published, Anne of Green Gables was an immediate success. The central character, Anne, an orphaned girl, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following. The first novel was followed by a series of sequels with Anne as the central character. Montgomery went on to publish 20 novels as well as 500 short stories and poems. Because ...
 
Following Anne of Green Gables, the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. Anne of Avonlea follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne of Green Gables, as well new ones like Mr Harrison, Miss Lavendar Lewis, Paul Irving, and the twins Dora and Davy. (Summary from Wikipedia.org)
 
Revealed to be a personal favorite by Montgomery herself, The Story Girl follows the lives of a group of young children as they experience a summer of charming and realistically clumsy adventures. Published in 1911, the novel explores themes of childhood innocence and its transience, while highlighting the value of intangible things which prove to be the very essence of life. The novel begins when the young narrator Beverly King and his brother Felix are sent to stay with their Aunt Janet an ...
 
Rilla of Ingleside (1921) is the final book in the Anne of Green Gables series by Lucy Maud Montgomery, but was the sixth of the eight "Anne" novels she wrote. This book draws the focus back onto a single character, Anne and Gilbert's youngest daughter Bertha Marilla "Rilla" Blythe. It has a more serious tone, as it takes place during World War I and the three Blythe boys -- Jem, Walter, and Shirley -- along with Rilla's sweetheart Ken Ford, and playmates Jerry Meredith and Carl Meredith -- ...
 
Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic children's novel, Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a red headed orphan girl with a personality you can't help but love. Despite her "tragical" past, Anne's optimism and imagination have helped her to always see the best in things. Anne's life changes considerably when she is accidentally adopted by the Cuthberts, a brother and sister who thought they were getting a boy to help out on the farm. The Cuthberts decide Anne will have to be sent back to the or ...
 
Rainbow Valley, the seventh book in the Anne of Green Gables series explores the world of Anne & Gilbert’s six children along with the exploits of the Merediths, the children of the town’s new minister. With no mother and an absent-minded father, the Meredith children are not being properly brought up. This leads to their many adventures causing the ladies of the town to gossip, risking their father's job. These kind-hearted, but misguided children fumble their way through bringing themselve ...
 
Lucy Maud Montgomery’s classic children’s novel, Anne of Green Gables tells the story of a red headed orphan girl with a personality you can’t help but love. Despite her “tragical” past, Anne’s optimism and imagination have helped her to always see the best in things. Anne’s life changes considerably when she is accidentally adopted by the Cuthberts, a brother and sister who thought they were getting a boy to help out on the farm. The Cuthberts decide Anne will have to be sent back to the or ...
 
Red-haired Anne Shirley, the orphan girl mistakenly sent to live with Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, has been one of the world's most beloved characters since the publication of Anne of Green Gables in 1908. In this dramatic reading, Librivox readers tell the story of Anne's adventures as she grows up on Prince Edward Island.(Summary by wildemoose)Cast:Anne/Narrator: Arielle LipshawMarilla Cuthbert: Elizabeth KlettMatthew Cuthbert: Bruce PirieMrs. Rachel Lynde: Amy GramourDiana Barry: Sally M ...
 
Lucy Maud Montgomery (L.M. Montgomery) was a prolific Canadian writer of books and short stories for children and adults during the first half of the twentieth century. Her writings, frequently set in Prince Edward Island where she was born and grew up, helped to put Canada on the literary map and made her a famous and beloved author, both during her own life and after her death. She published hundreds of short stories and twenty novels; her public-domain short stories have been collected in ...
 
This is the continuing story of Anne Shirley and the third book in the Anne of Green Gables series. In it Anne attends Redmond College where she is studying for her BA. She has many trials and tribulations along the way, including some romance. In Anne of the Island the reader is also introduced to many new characters, that in the true sense of Anne are also "kindred spirits". (Summary from Wikipedia) Previous books in this series: 1 Anne of Green Gables 2 Anne of Avonlea Further books in th ...
 
The third book in the Anne of Green Gables series accompanies beloved redhead Anne Shirley to Redmond College. Here Anne receives numerous proposals, befriends a mangled but determined pussy cat, and sets up housekeeping with her chums in the dearest little cottage imaginable. Gilbert Blythe persists in courting her, but Anne soon sends him packing. Poor Gilbert doesn't seem to stand a chance when the dashing man of Anne's dreams appears out of nowhere....(Summary by Sweet Pea) Proof-listene ...
 
The MaudCast is the podcast of the L.M. Montgomery Institute. In the MaudCast’s quest to discover cutting edge scholarship about the life and works of Lucy Maud Montgomery, we welcome to the microphone leading academics, emerging scholars, local researchers, and imaginative readers and writers from around the world. Hosted by Dr. Brenton Dickieson, we broadcast from the beautiful campus of the University of Prince Edward Island.
 
Following Anne of Green Gables (1908), the book covers the second chapter in the life of Anne Shirley. This book follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. It includes many of the characters from Anne of Green Gables, as well as new ones like Mr. Harrison, Miss Lavendar Lewis, Paul Irving, and the twins Dora and Davy. (Summary by Wikipedia)Cast:Anne/Narrator: Arielle LipshawMrs. Lynde: Amy GramourMr. Harrison: AnthonyMarilla Cuthbert/Benji ...
 
Written in 1921, this is the final book in L. M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series. Set during World War I, it shows the courage and endurance of the sisters, mothers and wives (and brothers and fathers) left to tend the home front. The main focus of the book is on Anne and Gilbert’s youngest daughter, Rilla. (Summary by Karen Savage)Other books in this series by this reader:Anne of Green GablesAnne of AvonleaAnne of the IslandAnne's House of DreamsRainbow Valley
 
Further Chronicles of Avonlea is a collection of short stories by L.M. Montgomery and is a sequel to Chronicles of Avonlea. Published in 1920, it includes a number of stories relating to the inhabitants of the fictional Canadian village of Avonlea and its region, located on Prince Edward Island. The book was published without the permission of L.M. Montgomery, and was formed from stories she had decided not to publish in the earlier Chronicles of Avonlea. Montgomery sued her publishers, L.C. ...
 
LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 047: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members, including stories by Poul Anderson, Aphra Behn, Kate Chopin, Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, Bret Harte, O. Henry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Franz Kafka, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Lucy Maud Montgomery and Wilbur D. Nesbit.
 
Montgomery’s literary classic recounts the exciting adventures undertaken by the fiery eleven-year-old Anne Shirley, an orphan girl accidentally adopted by middle aged siblings Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert. A coming-of-age novel, Anne of Green Gables focuses on Anne’s new life at Green Gables farm in Avonlea and her adjustment into the Prince Edward Island community. The story launches when the aging siblings Matthew and Marilla decide that they could use an extra hand around their farm, and ...
 
Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought -- Plato, Aristotle, Leonhard Euler, Henri Amiel, and the French Rights of Man; adventure and mystery -- the ascent of Aconcagua and the mystery ship Mary Celeste; science -- a new comet and lichen dyes; portraits of the seasons by Lucy Maud Montgomery: biographies of Charles Dickens and Clara and Robert Schuman; a history of the Transcendental utopia Fruitlands by ...
 
In this first collection of stories following the characters from the "Anne of Green Gables" series, we see 12 vignettes into the lives of the other inhabitants of Avonlea. The case of Ludovic Speed as mentioned in "Anne of the Island" is finally detailed, along with another appearance by Anne Shirley herself in "The Courting of Prissy Strong". We meet some old friends and many new ones from "The Island", in stories both sweet and poignant. An old lady finds happiness in being a "fairy godmo ...
 
Anne of the Island is the third book in the Anne of Green Gables series following the adventures of its heroine Anne Shirley as she leaves for Redmond College in the busy city of Kingsport to study for her bachelor’s degree. The third installment in the series sees the beloved protagonist experience new adventures and challenges outside the familiar setting of Avonlea. The novel kicks off when Anne decides to pursue her dream of a higher education, and subsequently leaves her two year teachi ...
 
Anne’s House of Dreams is the fifth book in the Anne of Green Gables series, which features the culmination of an epic love story. The installment chronicles the lives of Anne and Gilbert as they experience life as a newlywed couple and build the foundation of their future together. A tale uniting the much-loved characters also brings a farewell to Anne Shirley and officially welcomes Anne Blythe. The novel begins with the preparations for the wedding between Anne and her one true love Gilbe ...
 
After her famed book "Anne of Green Gables," Lucy Maud Montgomery continued her stories in "Chronicles of Avonlea" followed by "Further Chronicles of Avonlea." The book includes fifteen short and entertaining, funny, and romantic stories. She brings back old characters such as Anne, Rachel Lynde, and Matthew Cuthbert, although most of the stories are focused around new characters living in Avonlea. Summary by francesb. Prooflisteners: Beth Thomas, and Kimberly Krause. Story 1 - Aunt Cynthia' ...
 
A collection of short stories first published in 1912, the book focuses on events occurring in the popular fictional village of Avonlea, which is notorious as the hometown of Anne Shirley. Comprised of 12 short stories, the Chronicles of Avonlea present a different view of the town, with the introduction of many new gripping characters, which prove to be just as endearing as their most renowned resident. Tales of everyday snippets of life proving to be humorous, identifiable, and heartwarmin ...
 
Rilla of Ingleside is the eighth book in the Anne of Green Gables series and focuses on the inspiring journey of Rilla Blythe, the youngest daughter of Anne and Gilbert, as she transforms from a carefree young girl into an enduring young woman swept into the chaos of war. Written from a female perspective, Montgomery accurately depicts a time in history, as she provides a contemporaneous account of the war and serves up the most emotional book in the series. Set during the First World War, t ...
 
If you've read and loved Anne of Green Gables you will surely be delighted to follow Anne's further adventures in Anne of Avonlea. In this sequel, we find Anne Shirley teaching in Avonlea School though she continues her studies at home with Gilbert Blythe. Lucy Maud Montgomery first published the best selling Anne of Green Gables in 1908. Enthused by the amazing success of this account of a young orphan girl who arrives by mistake on Prince Edward Island, Canada, the author followed it up wi ...
 
It's time to escape today's hectic life and head for a different time- a time when there was no internet or tv, a time when people actually wrote handwritten love letters, and a time when the word "stress" was a term relegated to physics classes. Master storyteller J.R. Hagadorn (1001 Stories Network) provides an entertaining mix of classic short stories from the golden age of literature- tales of life, love, faith, and humor-all of which are wonderfully produced and chosen to entertain list ...
 
Eleven year old Rebecca Rowena Randall travels to Riverboro, Maine, to live with her spinster aunts, Jane and Miranda Sawyer. Her father has been dead for three years and her mother is unable to cope with her brood of seven growing children. Rebecca is being sent to her aunts' farm to try to improve her prospects in life and also ease the family's burden. The aunts had actually wanted her older and more placid sister, Hannah, who is more handy round the house to be sent, but Rebecca's mother ...
 
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A 40 year old man returns to his hometown after a 15 year absence hoping to find some romance in his life and finds that not all that much has changed. His hopes aren't that high, considering he never made the fortune he had left to find, but his luck might be about to change. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best…
 
Montgomery is most well known for her “Anne” books – beginning with “Anne of Green Gables”. It was said she wrote “stories of the heart” and the two stories I’ll be reading are exactly that: “The Girl and the Photograph” and “The Letters”. Although “Anne” was her most popular book, during her lifetime, Montgomery published twenty novels, over 500 s…
 
Dragnet, the brainchild of Jack Webb, may very well be the most well-remembered, and the best, radio police drama series. From September, 1949 through February 1957, Dragnet's 30 minute shows, broadcast on NBC, brought to radio true police stories in a low-key, documentary style. The origins of Dragnet can be traced to a semi-documentary film, "He …
 
Jack, Stoddard, Larry, Bates struggle to defend the house against an all-out raid by the Sheriff, Pickering, and 11 deputies. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: https://podcasts.apple.…
 
A 40 year old man returns to his hometown after a 15 year absence hoping to find some romance in his life and finds that not all that much has changed. His hopes aren't that high, considering he never made the fortune he had left to find, but his luck might be about to change. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best…
 
"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 2):The exciting conclusion to Edgar Allen Poe's classic detective story, which established the detective in SAmerican literature, and inspired dozens of new writers like Sherlock Holmes. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/100…
 
A young man named John Openshaw asks Holes and Watson to help him with an heredtary matter that threatens his life. Enjoy 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries on the Podbean Podcast App today! Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.podbean.app.podcast iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podbean-podcasts-on-the-go/id973…
 
In THE THORNY ROAD OF HONOR Hans Christian Anderson recalls the abuse suffered by great men like Socrates and Homer due to other people's jealousy, envy, and ignorance. THE ELDER TREE MOTHER is a fantasy seen through a little boy's eyes after drinking elder tree tea and listening to a tale from his grandparents. NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of th…
 
A manned UFO lands in a small West Virginia town and becomes of the most believable UFO incidents in American history. Contains an in-depth Ivan Sanderson review. Part two next week we will be speaking with nuclear physicist Dr. Stanton Friedman.and covering the UFO swarm over Washington D.C. 1952. Enjoy 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries …
 
We name the suspects and narrow them down for you. Then in Part 3 we give you our opinion based on a lot of research as to who did- and we believe it was multiple killers. We will explain why. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (…
 
"The Murders In The Rue Morgue" (Pt 1): In what many consider to be one of Poe's best short stories, and the first detective story, a man uses his extraordinary powers of deduction to solve a crime that the Paris police find baffling. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://pod…
 
In part two we cover the finding of the Pendleton bow section with all hands lost, and the rescue of the Ft. Mercer bow and stern sections in high seas off Cape Cod. At the end- parts of a Cape Cod Times interview with Andrew Fitzgerald; portions of the Coast Guard memorial flag ceremony for Berne Webber with words from USCG Master Chief Petty Offi…
 
A young married man working at a menial job at a remote train station drops a bottle of champagne while he and his wife try to celebrate a lonely New Year's Eve, and she advises him that it is a bad omen. Later, walking alone, he is filled with self-pity and convinces himself he does not love his wife. He begins to fulfill the prophecy. Enjoy 1001 …
 
A young woman named Helen Stoner contacts Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson for aid in foiling the villainous plans of her stepfather. Enjoy 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries on the Podbean Podcast App today! Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.podbean.app.podcast iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/podbean-podcasts…
 
Dragnet, the brainchild of Jack Webb, may very well be the most well-remembered, and the best, radio police drama series. From September, 1949 through February 1957, Dragnet's 30 minute shows, broadcast on NBC, brought to radio true police stories in a low-key, documentary style. The origins of Dragnet can be traced to a semi-documentary film, "He …
 
Jack finds an unexpected visitor in the underground passageway and soon after the mansion is beseiged by the local sheriff and twelve armed deputies. Enjoy 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries on the Podbean Podcast App today! Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.podbean.app.podcast iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/us/ap…
 
A young married man working at a menial job at a remote train station drops a bottle of champagne while he and his wife try to celebrate a lonely New Year's Eve, and she advises him that it is a bad omen. Later, walking alone, he is filled with self-pity and convinces himself he does not love his wife. He begins to fulfill the prophecy. Enjoy 1001 …
 
This week we’re launching our scary stories for October! “The Furnished Room” was first published in 1906 in O. Henry’s collection of short stories “The Four Million”. The story was inspired by the West 16th Street, Flatiron District in New York City. Looking at the houses, O. Henry had some serious imaginings about what dramas played out in the fu…
 
The hurricane continues to rage across the tiny island as many of the inhabitants are swept away- but nature and fate pick the ones who will survive. Naori is swept far off the island and looking at isolation and probable death until an unexpected discovery gives her the strength to survive. Enjoy 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries on the …
 
EXPLICIT-In 1888 London, in the slum district of Whitehall, a murderer was attacking a brutally killing women n the early morning hours. He became known as Jack the Ripper. This is his story.. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (…
 
Bob Bailey, generally thought of as the most popular of the Johnny Dollars, brought a new interpretation to the character – tough, but not hard-boiled; streetwise, but not overly cynical, Bailey's Dollar was smart and gritty when he had to be. But Bailey's Johnny Dollar was also human. His character would get emotionally involved in a number of his…
 
An islander finds a huge pearl and a strange twist of events occurs. From Jack London's 'South Sea Tales' collection. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/p…
 
WILD ORANGES places a small boat on a remote Georgia coastline where they come face to face with a homicidal maniac; BACK FOR CHRISTMAS is a tale of two elder married people literally out to kill each other. One of the best radio shows ever created, ESCAPE was aired on CBS Radio for the first time on July 7, 1947. The show, which consisted of both …
 
Holmes and Watson solve a case of blackmail for the king of a small country. Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into your url) Apple devices: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/1001-historys-best-storytellers/id…
 
A wealthy single man goes to a country inn that offers privacy and great fly fishing and ends up falling in love hook, line, and sinker for a mysterious woman he finds there and who shares the same past time. He soon finds that she has some unusual reasons as to why they can't become entangled. A true Victorian love story by George Egerton. Catch A…
 
Part One- Saving the crew of the Pendleton- On February 17th, 1952, a wicked nor'easter tore through New England, leaving 42 deaths n its wake. The cyclone winds, driving snow and sleet, and 70 foot waves caused havoc off Cape Cod, causing two huge T-2 oil tankers to break in half- leaving over 80 crewmen and officers in all 4 ship sections at the …
 
A wealthy single man goes to a country inn that offers privacy and great fly fishing and ends up falling in love hook, line, and sinker for a mysterious woman he finds there and who shares the same past time. He soon finds that she has some unusual reasons as to why they can't become entangled. A true Victorian love story by George Egerton. Catch A…
 
Pickering serves a warrant in person- Miss Devereaux returns-Jack suspects Olivia of turning against him-Larry discovers The Door of Bewilderment in the underground tunnel Catch ALL our author interviews in one place here at 1001 History's Best Storytellers! Android devices: https://podbay.fm/p/1001-historys-best-storytellers (cut and paste into yo…
 
The power of reason enable Sherlock Holmes to solve the case of a businessman who has been cheated. NEW Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-greatest-love-stories/id1485751552 Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Android devices here: ​​https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=479022&refid=stpr. Ge…
 
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