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10_05_2014_White Fang_Jack London

White Fang 05 Oct

This edition includes 10 illustrations. Like Jack London’s other novel The Call of the Wild, White Fang follows, through close third person narration, its canine protagonist as he faces a series of hardening challenges – including a period as a dog fighter – before eventually…

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10_04_2014_The Secret Garden_Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Garden 04 Oct

This edition includes 10 illustrations. The setting is England during its great empire years, in an isolated manor on the remote moors of Yorkshire. Mary Lennox has been orphaned and left, lonely and neglected, by an absentee uncle, yet through the discovery of her long-deceased…

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10_03_2014_Twelve Years a Slave_Solomon Northup

Twelve Years a Slave 03 Oct

This edition includes 10 unique illustrations and an active table of contents. After being born a free man in Upstate New York, Solomon Northup was tricked into capture by two white men who then sold him into slavery in 1841. From there, as detailed in…

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10_02_2014_Black Beauty_Anna Sewell

Black Beauty 02 Oct

A majestic horse endures mistreatment and neglect before being reunited with his friends. Check to make sure the price is still $0.99 before downloading the book.

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09_30_2014_The Science of Getting Rich_Wallace D. Wattles

The Science of Getting Rich 30 Sep

This edition includes 10 illustrations. What sounds like a 21st century self-help book, The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles was published in 1910, as part of the New Thought Movement, which stresses the influence of the divine in every aspect of life…

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09_29_2014_North and South_Elizabeth Gaskell

North and South 29 Sep

This edition includes 10 illustrations. England famously succumbed to both the wealth generated – and the overwhelming suffering and degradation caused – by industrialization, and it is this which forms the foundational conflict of North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell. Seen through the eyes of…

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09_28_2014_Little Women_Louisa May Alcott

Little Women 28 Sep

This edition includes 10 illustrations. Written in response to her publisher’s request that she pen “a girl’s book,” Louisa May Alcott published in 1868 and 1869 her novel Little Women, the now-famous story of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March, who grow and learn under…

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09_27_2014_The Sign of the Four_Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Sign of the Four 27 Sep

This edition includes 10 illustrations. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author of four novels and 56 shorter pieces featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes, published his second full-length work, The Sign of the Four, in 1890. Fans that enjoyed the first film adaptation featuring Robert Downy Jr….

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09_26_2014_Persuasion_Jane Austen

Persuasion 26 Sep

This edition includes 10 illustrations. Jane Austen’s last – and in some instances, most biting – work Persuasion, was published in 1818, Check to make sure the price is still $0.99 before downloading the book. just after Austen’s death. In it, Anne Elliott, as likable…

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09_25_2014_Great Expectations_Charles Dickens

Great Expectations 25 Sep

This edition includes 10 illustrations. One of Charles Dickens’ masterworks and perhaps his most famous novel, Great Expectations is a tale of love, vengeance, the biases of the 19th century class system and eventual redemption. Following a poor young man named Pip, who becomes the…

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