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21 The Skylark of Space

by E. E. Smith (Edward Elmer) & Lee Hawkins Garby

The first book in the Skylark series and pits the hero, Dick Seaton, against Marc "Blackie" DuQuesne. Seaton is intelligent, good-looking, young, and capable. So is DuQuesne, but he is totally unprincipled and has a lot of money. Seaton is an idealistic scientist making his discoveries for the good of mankind. DuQuesne is pragmatic, out only to gain personal power and enrich himself, and will go to any lengths to win.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 6270| Votes: 143 | Score: 8.86
Size: 469KB | Posted: Concluded:

22 Hard Times Oklahoma

by TC Allen

Harley and Ida Duran were share croppers and nice people in a time and place where nice people weren't appreciated. Share croppers were considered less valuable than dirt. However, there are those who can be nice and still persevere, no matter who their enemies may be. Harley teaches his enemies that it's okay to turn the other cheek... After that you make sure they can't smite you on the other cheek.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Romance, Violence, Historical, True, Dystopian, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 6423| Votes: 227 | Score: 8.85
Size: 502KB | Posted: Concluded:

23 The Teeth of the Tiger

by Maurice Leblanc

Arsène Lupin's toughest case. He tries to solve a case where people are getting poisoned

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Mystery
Tags: Crime, Detective, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1308| Votes: 29 | Score: 8.81
Size: 715KB | Posted:

24 The Gods of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (2)
At the end of the first book, A Princess of Mars, John Carter is unwillingly transported back to Earth. The Gods of Mars begins with his arrival back on Barsoom (Mars) after a ten-year separation from his wife Dejah Thoris, his unborn child, and the Red Martian people of the nation of Helium, whom he has adopted as his own. Unfortunately, Carter materializes in the one place on Barsoom from which nobody is allowed to depart: the Valley Dor, which is the Barsoomian afterlife.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 3946| Votes: 172 | Score: 8.81
Size: 437KB | Posted: Concluded:

25 Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Young Jim Hawkins is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary Island known for buried Treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Novel-Classic
Downloads: 618| Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 347KB | Posted: Concluded:

26 Thuvia, Maid of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (4)
Carthoris is madly in love with Thuvia. Unfortunately Thuvia is promised to Kulan Tith, Jeddak of Kaol. On Barsoom nothing can break an engagement between a man and woman except death, although the new suitor may not cause that death. Thus it is that Thuvia will have none of him. This situation leaves Carthoris in a predicament.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2463| Votes: 83 | Score: 8.80
Size: 263KB | Posted: Concluded:

27 Swords of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (8)
Carter relates an adventure commencing with a private war he and his picked followers have been waging against the resurgent Guild of Assassins, led by Ur Jan.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 2137| Votes: 35 | Score: 8.71
Size: 421KB | Posted: Concluded:

28 Llana of Gathol

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Barsoom Story (10)
A collection of stories that revolve around John Carter's granddaughter Llana of Gathol

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1306| Votes: 37 | Score: 8.64
Size: 440KB | Posted: Concluded:

29 Summer Vacation 1959 - the Rick Jackson Saga

by Banadin

A continuation of Rick Jackson coming of age. It is recommended that Summer Vacation 1958 and Ninth Grade be read first. Remember it is all true, give or take a lie or two.

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Coming of Age, Travel, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 8602| Votes: 347 | Score: 8.59
Size: 181KB | Posted: Concluded:

30 The Lost World

by A. Conan Doyle

Professor Challenger leads an expedition to an isolated plateau in the Amazon jungles where dinosaurs still reign. Virtually all the "lost world" adventures in book and film take their inspiration from this novel. In the public domain.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Science Fiction, Dinosaurs, Novel-Classic
Downloads: 1474| Votes: 35 | Score: 8.56
Size: 409KB | Posted: