Hans Christian Andersen: Fairytales and Short Stories Volume 1, 1835 to 1842
by Hans Christian Andersen (1805 – 1875)
Translated by H.P. Paull (1812 – 1888)

A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen’s works. He is a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales. (Summary by Kristingj)

 

 

Divers Women (FULL Audio Book)
by Pansy (1841-1930) & Mrs. C. M. Livingston

A collection of short stories, highlighting some of the best and worst characteristics we women are capable of in our Christianity and in our home life. (Summary by TriciaG)

 

Spinning-Wheel Stories (FULL Audio Book) by Louisa May Alcott (1832 - 1888) A group of stories-within-a-story, told in the classic Louisa May Alcott style. "I've a little cold," said the old lady, "and am too hoarse for talking, my dears; but Aunt Elinor has looked up a parcel of old tales that I've told her at different times and which she has written down. You will like to hear her reading better than my dull way of telling them, and I can help Minnie and Lotty with their work, for I see Read more [...]

Hospital Sketches (FULL Audio Book)
by Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

Alcott in 1862 served as a nurse in Georgetown, D.C during the Civil War. She wrote home what she observed there. Those harrowing and sometimes humorous letters compiled make up Hospital Sketches. (Summary by Aaron Elliott)

 

 

Aunt Jo’s Scrapbag (Audio Book)
by Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888)

A collection of short stories by Louisa May Alcott that were written with the intent to entertain the whole family and to fill children’s heads with wonder and delight. (Summary by Jennifer Stearns)

 

 

Three Hundred Aesop's Fables (FULL Audio Book) by Aesop (620BC-554BC) Translated by George Fyler Townsend (1814-1920) Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica are a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE. The Fables of Aesop have been mostly considered, down the Centuries, as children's stories. This collection of 312 Aesop's Fables, based on the 19th Century research and literal translation from the original Greek Read more [...]
Cattle Brands (FULL Audio Book) by Andy Adams (1859-1935) Cattle Brands is a collection of 14 entertaining short stories depicting not only the life of cowboys in the wild, wild West, but also the harrowing skirmishes with banditos, thrilling shoot-outs, attempt at and the recapture of stolen chattel from fierce desperados, and much, much more exciting accounts that make one think it all actually happened.     Read more [...]
Five Beloved Stories by O. Henry (1862 - 1910) O. Henry wrote over 600 short stories. Naturally I have my personal top 20 stories that just seem to stand out because of their form, writing style and ability to convey real personalities in a very few words. From these 20 I've chosen five that seem outstanding examples of the short story art form. Stories like The Gift of the Magi; The Cop and the Anthem; Man about Town; A Cosmopolite in a Cafe and Mammon and the Archer. So this is a collection Read more [...]

Young Adult Short Works Collection
Librivox’s Young Adults Short Story Collection 001: a collection of 9 short works of Young Adult fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

 

 

 

Collection: Tales of the Cities
by Various

This is a collection of city stories, fiction or non-fiction, in English and published before 1923. Contributions have been chosen by the reader himself. Summary by BellonaTimes.

Movies and Hollywood Short Story Collection, by Various Fiction about (or involving) motion pictures started appearing in the late nineteenth-century, when writers first became aware of early kinetoscope technologies. These stories grew more and more popular as the public became increasingly fascinated with the movies, the film industry, and the odd inhabitants of Hollywood. These stories reflect and often respond to the public's fascination with the movies; at the same time, they also reveal Read more [...]
The Trimmed Lamp : and other Stories of the Four Million by O. Henry (1862-1910) Born in 1862 and died in 1910, O. Henry's birth name is William Sydney Porter; however, he adopted the pen name O. Henry while in prison. He published 10 collections and over 600 short stories during his lifetime. The Trimmed Lamp follows The Four Million and provides another series of short stories that take place in New York City in the early years of the 20th century and are representative of the surprise endings Read more [...]
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 by Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874 -- 1942) 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 Read more [...]
Coffee Break Collection  by Various This is a collection of short (15 minute or less readings) stories suitable for a coffee break at work or a short commuter ride.   Various. "Coffee Break Collection 001 - Humor" · (readers) Various. "Coffee Break Collection 002 - Faith" · (readers) Various. "Coffee Break Collection 003 - Nature" · (readers) Various. "Coffee Break Collection 004 - Hodge Podge" · (readers) Various. "Coffee Break Collection 005 - Love and Relationships" · Read more [...]