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The Starling, by Juliet Wilbor Tompkins
https://redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2018/05/07/the-starling/
Sarah Cawthorne grows up being repressed by her emotionally abusive father and the tall hedge that surrounds her house. Then she writes a popular novel.
books  fiction  GoogleBooks  byWomen  JulietWilborTompkins  California  abuse  writers  journalists  1910s  nerves  parenting 
6 days ago by redeemingqualities
A Safety Match by Ian Hay
https://redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2018/05/16/a-safety-match/
Daphne Vereker, substitute mother to a handful of younger siblings, marries overbearing capitalist Sir John Carr and eventually--after a few years and a kid--falls in love with him.
books  fiction  IanHay  ProjectGutenberg  byMen  romance  England  capitalism  mines  He/SheFellInLoveWithHis/HerWife/Husband  1910s  vicarages  children  blindness 
7 days ago by redeemingqualities
Old Valentines by Munson Aldrich Havens
https://redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2018/05/11/old-valentines/
https://books.google.com/books?id=ZKhCAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA3#v=onepage&q&f=false

The hero and heroine fall in love at first sight, run away to get married, and finally get down to the real business of the story: publishing his first book of poetry.
books  fiction  romance  MunsonHavens  byMen  ProjectGutenberg  1910s  poetry  oldstuff  charity  publishing 
15 days ago by redeemingqualities
The Terrible Twins by Edgar Jepson
https://redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2018/01/29/the-terrible-twins/

Hyacinth Wolfram and Violet Anastasia Dangerfield wreak havoc in their neighborhood, but it all feels a little out of proportion. They're no Tinker and Lady Noggs.
books  fiction  byMen  EdgarJepson  ProjectGutenberg  1910s  battlemurdersuddendeath  children  cats  royalty  bicycles 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
The Setons by O. Douglas
https://redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2017/03/28/the-setons/

Elizabeth Seton is the daughter of a clergyman in Glasgow. She runs the house, takes care of her little brother, assists her father, and finds a little time for herself, too. Eventually WWI interrupts.
books  fiction  AnnaBuchan  ODouglas  Scotland  clergy  siblings  WWI  charity  1910s  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
Two Little Women on a Holiday by Carolyn Wells
Dolly and Dotty's friend invites them to spend a couple of weeks with her rich uncle in New York City
books  fiction  girls  series  byWomen  CarolynWells  NewYorkCity  1910s  missingjewels  TheTheatre  houseparty  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
Two Little Women and Treasure House by Carolyn Wells
Dotty Rose and Dolly Fayre's dads build them a tiny house to do their homework in, and they make over the local rich girl's personality.
books  fiction  girls  series  suburban  byWomen  CarolynWells  housekeeping  interiordecorating  1910s  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
Two Little Women by Carolyn Wells
Dotty Rose moves in next to Dolly Fayre, and the two become best friends.
books  fiction  girls  series  byWomen  CarolynWells  neighbors  injuries  camping  hotels&resorts  1910s  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
Patty's Fortune by Carolyn Wells
https://wordpress.com/post/redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2661

In which Bill Farnsworth holds a house party in an empty hotel and Philip Van Reypen's aunt tries to coerce Patty into marrying Phil.
books  fiction  girls  series  byWomen  CarolynWells  1910s  houseparty  inheritanceandsuccession  singing  illness  NewYorkCity  Maine  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
https://redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2017/05/18/patty-blossom/

Patty makes friends with the Bohemian Blaneys and dances barefoot. There's also some business with a fancily bound James Whitcomb Riley set at a charity sale. Oh, and Patty gets engaged.
books  fiction  series  girls  byWomen  CarolynWells  romance  1910s  bohemians  charity  poetry  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
Patty-Bride by Carolyn Wells
https://redeemingqualities.wordpress.com/2018/03/19/4452/

Covers pretty much the entirety of Patty's engagement and includes: Helen Barlow, Philip Van Reypen being predictably awful, more spies than you would think.
books  fiction  series  girls  byWomen  CarolynWells  1910s  spies  WWI  romance  NewYorkCity  WashingtonDC  charity  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
Elderly practical joker Ursula Pell dies mysteriously in a locked room. What follows is the usual Carolyn Wells + Fleming Stone nonsense, but with a kind of scavenger hunt, and minor kidnappings.
books  fiction  mystery  byWomen  CarolynWells  detectives  1910s  NewYorkState  missingjewels  kidnapping  ProjectGutenberg 
8 weeks ago by redeemingqualities
The Girl Crusoes: A Story of the South Seas by Mrs. Herbert Strang
Bess, Mary and Tommy are separated from their uncle in a shipwreck, and manage pretty well on an island thick with banana trees.
Mrs.HerbertStrang  books  fiction  byMen  1910s  adventure  shipwrecked  boats  islands  survival  siblings  racism  ProjectGutenberg 
january 2018 by redeemingqualities
The Girl from Arizona by Nina Rhoades
Marjorie Graham leaves her family's ranch in Arizona to go to school in New York, and eventually wins over even her snobby cousin.
books  fiction  1910s  ProjectGutenberg  NinaRhoades  byWomen  Arizona  NewYorkCity  longlostrelative  girls  horses  racism 
november 2017 by redeemingqualities

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