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Fiction Review: The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells

Title: The Island of Dr. Moreau
Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: The Modern Library
Publication Year: 1996 (orig. 1896)
Genre: Classic Sci-Fi

Quick Synopsis: When Edward Prendick is shipwrecked and stranded, his only hope of rescue is Dr. 516 more words

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Book Review: The Cosmic Computer

The Cosmic Computer by H. Beam Piper
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I haven’t posted a book review in a while due to studies. In lieu of recently cutting down on my workload, I decided to listen to Mark Nelson’s Librivox reading of The Cosmic Computer, the fourth of his readings that I’ve had the pleasure of listening to. 434 more words


Book of the Foundations by Saint Teresa of Avila - Free Catholic Audiobook

Essentially the sequel to The Life of St. Teresa, Teresa recounts the foundations of the Discalced Carmelite monasteries in Spain, both for men and women. 120 more words


In Our Convent Days by Agnes Repplier - Free Catholic Audiobook

With her usual wit and charm, Miss Repplier recalls her days at Eden Hall, the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Torresdale, north of Philadelphia. 146 more words


Calling an Auntie and Sunday at Church

Yesterday I finally made the decision to call an out of town relative. She’s getting on in years but her faculties have always been similar to mine in terms of accuracy. 827 more words

Confessionum Libri Tredecim by St. Augustine of Hippo - Free Catholic Audiobook

This is the Confessions of St. Augustine in Latin.

Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. 130 more words


Free Audiobooks from Librivox

Librivox is a a non-profit, non-commercial¬†organization whose goal is “to make all books in the public domain¬†available, for free, in audio format on the internet.” On their website you can find recordings of much of the classical literature that we often use in schools. 190 more words