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Fabiola, or the Church of the Catacombs by Cardinal Wiseman - Free Catholic Audiobook

This historical novel is set in Rome in the early 4th century AD, during the time of the cruel persecution of Christians under the Emperor Diocletian. 226 more words


Reading and Listening: Audiobooks

Since we use “real” books and not as many textbooks in our home school, we spend most of our days reading. Because two of my children are struggling readers and the books that they are “reading” are quite demanding, I usually read aloud. 191 more words

Hooray! Last fall I began the recording process for LibriVox’s audiobook version of Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks. Now that all the chapters have been completed, the collection is available for anyone to listen to 😃 I learned a lot about how to tinker with a recording (using… 64 more words


On reading aloud

I remember being quite taken aback at learning, a few years back, that people did not always read silently to themselves. Apparently, up until something like the fifth century or so, even when reading alone, people would vocalise the words as they read – they read aloud, to themselves. 526 more words

Rambling About Reading

True Stories for First Communicants by A Sister of Notre Dame - Free Catholic Audiobook

A charming collection of 12 true, simple stories of real life little boys and girls, written for little ones preparing for their First Holy Communion… 57 more words


The Superstition of Divorce by G.K. Chesterton - Free Audiobook

This short book was written in 1920, and in it Chesterton, with his usual wit and incisive logic, presents a series of articles defending marriage and indicating the weaknesses in divorce. 109 more words


The Awakening: Read it. Now.

Over the weekend, a friend suggested that I pick up The Awakening, arguably Kate Chopin’s most noteworthy work (and the piece that brought her writing career to a screeching halt). 588 more words

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