Serial Reader - New Books Books recently added to Serial Reader - Classic books in daily bits for iOS and Android https://www.serialreader.org/feeds/new-books.rss 2019-04-29 16:20:06+00:00 "Beauty and the Beast" by Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cc724363666ac76d7d1ccef/beauty-and-the-beast 2019-04-29 16:20:06+00:00 2019-04-29 16:20:06+00:00 Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve https://www.serialreader.org/5cc724363666ac76d7d1ccef/beauty-and-the-beast Published 1740. The classic fairy tale of Beauty and her imprisonment in the enchanted castle of a cursed beast.

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"Faust" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cc71a883666ac4f1bd1ccef/faust 2019-04-29 15:38:48+00:00 2019-04-29 15:38:48+00:00 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe https://www.serialreader.org/5cc71a883666ac4f1bd1ccef/faust Published 1808. Both parts of Goethe's famous tragic play, in which a disillusioned scholar makes a deal with a devil.

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"The House of the Vampire" by George Sylvester Viereck tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cc4cbb63666ac5207e2ff72/the-house-of-the-vampire 2019-04-27 21:37:58+00:00 2019-04-27 21:37:58+00:00 George Sylvester Viereck https://www.serialreader.org/5cc4cbb63666ac5207e2ff72/the-house-of-the-vampire Published 1907. A classic Victorian gothic horror story, one of the first to include vampires that do more than feed off blood.

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"Unveiling a Parallel" by Alice Ilgenfritz Jones & Ella Merchant tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cc4c7ba3666ac454ae2ff71/unveiling-a-parallel 2019-04-27 21:20:58+00:00 2019-04-27 21:20:58+00:00 Alice Ilgenfritz Jones & Ella Merchant https://www.serialreader.org/5cc4c7ba3666ac454ae2ff71/unveiling-a-parallel Published 1893. A satirical feminist utopian novel contrasting two societies on Mars, both with equality between the sexes.

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"Surrealist Manifesto" by André Breton tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cc4b5613666ac0544e2ff71/surrealist-manifesto 2019-04-27 20:02:41+00:00 2019-04-27 20:02:41+00:00 André Breton https://www.serialreader.org/5cc4b5613666ac0544e2ff71/surrealist-manifesto Published 1924. A discussion on defining surrealism and how to apply it to poetry, literature, and everyday life.

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"Clarissa" by Samuel Richardson tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cbf0c513666ac365d493c6a/clarissa 2019-04-23 13:00:01+00:00 2019-04-23 13:00:01+00:00 Samuel Richardson https://www.serialreader.org/5cbf0c513666ac365d493c6a/clarissa Published 1748. An epistolary novel of Clarissa's quest for virtue in spite of her family's machinations and the dangerous Robert Lovelace.

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"The Social Contract" by Jean-Jacques Rousseau tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cbc9f103666ac0af4493c6b/the-social-contract 2019-04-21 16:49:20+00:00 2019-04-21 16:49:20+00:00 Jean-Jacques Rousseau https://www.serialreader.org/5cbc9f103666ac0af4493c6b/the-social-contract Published 1762. Rousseau explores the possibility that a "contract" between people be the source of sovereign power, not systems such as monarchies. His ideas would help inspire political revolt through Europe.

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"The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Tales" by Edgar Allan Poe tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cb91f083666ac1e28ad84aa/the-tell-tale-heart-and-other-tales 2019-04-19 01:06:16+00:00 2019-04-19 01:06:16+00:00 Edgar Allan Poe https://www.serialreader.org/5cb91f083666ac1e28ad84aa/the-tell-tale-heart-and-other-tales Published 1843. A collection of stories by Poe including The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The Premature Burial and more.

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"Parnassus on Wheels" by Christopher Morley tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cb331183666ac668dc81b18/parnassus-on-wheels 2019-04-14 13:09:44+00:00 2019-04-14 13:09:44+00:00 Christopher Morley https://www.serialreader.org/5cb331183666ac668dc81b18/parnassus-on-wheels Published 1917. Helen McGill buys a traveling bookstore - partly to spite her brother - and heads out on a strange adventure.

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"With Her in Ourland" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cb20a2f3666ac01e508befe/with-her-in-ourland 2019-04-13 16:11:27+00:00 2019-04-13 16:11:27+00:00 Charlotte Perkins Gilman https://www.serialreader.org/5cb20a2f3666ac01e508befe/with-her-in-ourland Published 1916. A sequel to Gilman's utopian feminist novel Herland, here the characters return to the real world of 1916.

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"Moving the Mountain" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cb208213666ac7c8508befe/moving-the-mountain 2019-04-13 16:02:41+00:00 2019-04-13 16:02:41+00:00 Charlotte Perkins Gilman https://www.serialreader.org/5cb208213666ac7c8508befe/moving-the-mountain Published 1911. A feminist utopian novel envisioning an America of 1940 "beyond Socialism" with no poverty and wide ranging equality.

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"Little Dorrit" by Charles Dickens tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cb1ff583666ac626c08beff/little-dorrit 2019-04-13 15:25:12+00:00 2019-04-13 15:25:12+00:00 Charles Dickens https://www.serialreader.org/5cb1ff583666ac626c08beff/little-dorrit Published 1855. Returning to England after many years, Arthur Clennam takes interest in Amy Dorrit and her father, locked away in a debtors prison.

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"Metamorphoses" by Ovid tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cb1edd23666ac30e308befe/metamorphoses 2019-04-13 14:10:26+00:00 2019-04-13 14:10:26+00:00 Ovid https://www.serialreader.org/5cb1edd23666ac30e308befe/metamorphoses Published 8 AD. A poetic chronicle of the history of the world, lacing together hundreds of myths and stories. One of the most influential works in Western culture.

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"Three Stories and Ten Poems" by Ernest Hemingway tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5cb1e8863666ac23d008befe/three-stories-and-ten-poems 2019-04-13 13:47:50+00:00 2019-04-13 13:47:50+00:00 Ernest Hemingway https://www.serialreader.org/5cb1e8863666ac23d008befe/three-stories-and-ten-poems Published 1923. A collection of short works by Hemingway including "Up in Michigan" and "My Old Man."

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"Nicholas Nickleby" by Charles Dickens tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5ca956f93666ac1227cda78f/nicholas-nickleby 2019-04-07 01:48:41+00:00 2019-04-07 01:48:41+00:00 Charles Dickens https://www.serialreader.org/5ca956f93666ac1227cda78f/nicholas-nickleby Published 1838. Left penniless after his father's death, Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his own way in the world. His adventures take him through a parade of eccentric, memorable characters.

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"Three Hundred Years Hence" by Mary Griffith tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5ca9295d3666ac168ecda78f/three-hundred-years-hence 2019-04-06 22:34:05+00:00 2019-04-06 22:34:05+00:00 Mary Griffith https://www.serialreader.org/5ca9295d3666ac168ecda78f/three-hundred-years-hence Published 1836. A utopian science fiction novel - the first written by an American woman - depicting a futuristic world with many similarities to our present.

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"Looking Backward" by Edward Bellamy tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5ca924273666ac0302cda78f/looking-backward 2019-04-06 22:11:51+00:00 2019-04-06 22:11:51+00:00 Edward Bellamy https://www.serialreader.org/5ca924273666ac0302cda78f/looking-backward Published 1888. A utopian science fiction depicting a futuristic socialist Boston in the year 2000. A very popular book it sparked mass political movements after its release.

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"The Innocents Abroad" by Mark Twain tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5ca51ce83666ac7329a74b09/the-innocents-abroad 2019-04-03 20:51:52+00:00 2019-04-03 20:51:52+00:00 Mark Twain https://www.serialreader.org/5ca51ce83666ac7329a74b09/the-innocents-abroad Published 1869. A famous travel book following a group of Americans through Europe and the Holy Land.

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"Wandering Ghosts" by F. Marion Crawford tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c9652e33666ac3345a74b0a/wandering-ghosts 2019-03-23 15:38:11+00:00 2019-03-23 15:38:11+00:00 F. Marion Crawford https://www.serialreader.org/5c9652e33666ac3345a74b0a/wandering-ghosts Published 1903. A collection of supernatural tales including the chilling stories "The Upper Berth" and "The Screaming Skull."

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"Discourse on the Method" by Rene Descartes tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c963b5a3666ac5dcf2bdd02/discourse-on-the-method 2019-03-23 13:57:46+00:00 2019-03-23 13:57:46+00:00 Rene Descartes https://www.serialreader.org/5c963b5a3666ac5dcf2bdd02/discourse-on-the-method Published 1637. A philosophical treatise discussing skepticism -- to Descartes, the process of approaching everything with doubt and clear of preconceived notions.

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"Five Children and It" by Edith Nesbit tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c71b0883666ac259c1e3b97/five-children-and-it 2019-02-23 20:43:52+00:00 2019-02-23 20:43:52+00:00 Edith Nesbit https://www.serialreader.org/5c71b0883666ac259c1e3b97/five-children-and-it Published 1902. A group of children, newly arrived in the countryside from London, uncover a magical being in a gravel pit. Mischief and mayhem are not far behind.

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"The Shadowy Third" by Ellen Glasgow tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c71ae913666ac18fc1e3b96/the-shadowy-third 2019-02-23 20:35:29+00:00 2019-02-23 20:35:29+00:00 Ellen Glasgow https://www.serialreader.org/5c71ae913666ac18fc1e3b96/the-shadowy-third Published 1923. A collection of spooky stories filled with ghosts - or are they hallucinations? - hauntings of the past, and revenge.

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"The Enchanted Barn" by Grace Livingston Hill tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c71a9fd3666ac06d71e3b96/the-enchanted-barn 2019-02-23 20:15:57+00:00 2019-02-23 20:15:57+00:00 Grace Livingston Hill https://www.serialreader.org/5c71a9fd3666ac06d71e3b96/the-enchanted-barn Published 1917. Shirley and her family move into the country, transforming a barn into a home. But their landlord is no ordinary man.

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"Hauntings" by Vernon Lee tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c71a5f23666ac7cab1e3b96/hauntings 2019-02-23 19:58:42+00:00 2019-02-23 19:58:42+00:00 Vernon Lee https://www.serialreader.org/5c71a5f23666ac7cab1e3b96/hauntings Published 1890. British author Violet Paget's atmospheric supernatural stories of passion, possession, and psychological terror.

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"Antic Hay" by Aldous Huxley tag:www.serialreader.org:/book/5c69c6e13666ac4563d3ab0d/antic-hay 2019-02-17 20:41:05+00:00 2019-02-17 20:41:05+00:00 Aldous Huxley https://www.serialreader.org/5c69c6e13666ac4563d3ab0d/antic-hay Published 1923. A humorous "novel of ideas" set in London in the turbulent times after WWI, among the self-absorbed cultural elite.

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