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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 ...
 
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.
 
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.
 
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
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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)
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 Gables Anne of Avonlea Anne of the Island Anne's House of Dreams Rainbow Valley
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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. ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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' ...
 
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 ...
 
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 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'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 ...
 
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 ...
 
Enjoy our reading of short and novel length classic stories of home and hearth from. master storyteller Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Greatest Love Stories features tales of life, love, faith, and humor-all of which are wonderfully produced and chosen to entertain listeners.. New episodes arrive every Sunday night at 8 pm ET.. In addition to a wide variety of classic short stories from women authors we are currently adding full length novels including THE GREAT GATSBY and ANNE OF GREEN GABLES.
 
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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Anne holds out alone in her room for a full day until Matthew suggests that she apologize to their neighbor for her outburst- which she does. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! https://patreon.c…
 
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In this episode, host Brenton Dickieson sits down with the legendary Professor Rita Bode, a scholar of women writers, including L.M. Montgomery and American Women’s Regionalist Fiction (the title of a recent collection of essays that Brenton in this episode calls “the Gothic book”). Rita has co-edited two recent critical volumes in Montgomery studi…
 
Marilla tells Anne she can stay with them and teaches her how to pray, for she had never been taught. Get all of our shows at one website: www.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! www.patreon.com/1001storiesnetwork. Its time I started asking …
 
Murilla takes Anne to Mrs. Spencer's house to see what caused the mixup and ostensibly to return Anne to the orphanage, but along the way, as Anne pours out her dreary life story, she begins to consider the possibility of keeping her. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for co…
 
Marilla is shocked to see her brother bring hone a girl orphan when she had been offered a buy. She tells young Anne that she is going back to the orphanage tomorrow. Matthew3 doesn't agree. Get all of our shows at one website: https://.1001storiespodcast.com REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: 1001storiespodcast@gmail.com SUPPORT…
 
Matthew Cuthbert arrives at the train depot to pick up an orphan boy and finds a lonely 11 year old girl named Anne waiting. All the way home, as she talks happily, he is wondering how his sister Marilla will handle it knowing they had asked for a boy and is trying to handle his sense of guilt believing they will have to give her up.. Get all of ou…
 
In this episode of the MaudCast we chat with Jenny Litster, a cultural historian and specialist on L.M. Montgomery and her Scottish and Prince Edward Island roots. Show Notes 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…
 
Written in 1908 by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables is a story about an 11 year old orphan girl who is adopted by an older couple living on a farm on Prince Edward island in Canada. This will be the first real home she has ever known. They had asked for a boy so he could help on the farm- so Anne is a surprise. This story …
 
A young lady is surprised to find that her older sister is about to marry a young man that she really doesn't care for, They both know the young man and he has always befriended the younger sister, so, not wanting to see him hurt, and desperate to find a solution, she goes to the local "old witch" to get a love potion for her sister to turn things …
 
First- my apologies- a fan just told me that Chap 9 was not up. (Thanks). So here it is. Nick oversees Gatsby's funeral and finds that very few come to pay their respect. In fact, only Gatsbys father and a summer visitor who didn't know Gatsby. show up. Nick finds that off all the people Gatsby knew none of them measured up as decent people at the …
 
Tales of love ,honor, and duty in Olde England. These are the first four tales adapted from Part 1 of the Book of Romance by Andrew Lang (1918).. (Also from Morte D'Arthur) 1- The Drawing of the Sword 2-The Sword Excaliber 3-How The Round Table Began 4-The Story of Sir Balin Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
In "the Steadfast Tin Soldier" from Hans Christian Anderson whcih has been adapted into ballet and theater, a boy receives a set of 25 tin soldiers, all cast from an old tin spoon, and lines them up on a tabletop. One soldier stands on a single leg, nevefr faltering, and falls in love with a paper ballerina. A series of events overtake the tin sold…
 
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