Soothing Words for Bumpy Nights

During the night, I often wake up and have difficulties going back to sleep. My doctor suggested listening to audio books. So now the search is on for freebies online.

Audiobooks on YouTube:

My  Audiobook Play List on youTube HErE

Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell HERE

Audio books on Archive:  (letter “A”)

“The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes” HERE

“Mrs Dalloway” by Virgina Woolf HERE

“Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin HERE

“The Twin MysterY” by Nicholas Carter HERE

“The Odyssey” by Homer HERE

“Letters of Two Brides” HERE

“Romeo and Juliet” by Shakespeare HERE

“The Secret Garden” by Mary Hodgson Burnett HERE

“Arabella Stuart” by G.P.R. James HERE

“Letters of Two Brides” by Balzac HERE

“Joan and Peter” by H.G.Wells HERE

“Beyond Good and Evil” by Nietzsch HERE

“’Twixt Earth and Stars” by Radclyffe Hall HERE (poetry)

“Twelve Creepy Tales” by Edgar Allan Poe HERE

“35 Sonnets” by Fernando Pessoa HERE  (poetry)

“A Brief History of English and American Literature” by Henry A. Beers HERE

“A Ballade of Suicide” by G. K. Chesterton HERE

A Book of Myths by Jean Lang HERE

A Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear HERE (limericks)

A Book of Sibyls: Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, Miss Austen HERE

A Contented Man by Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev HERE

A Confederate Girl’s Diary by Sarah Dawson HERE

A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays by Willa Sibert Cather. HERE

A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson HERE

A Charming Fellow by Frances Eleanor Trollope HERE

A Changed Man And Other Tales by Thomas Hardy HERE

A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen HERE

A Double Barreled Detective Story, by Mark Twain HERE

A Dream Play by August Strindberg HERE

A Few Figs from Thistles by Edna St. Vincent Millay HERE (poetry)

A Florentine Tragedy and La Sainte Courtisane, by Oscar Wilde HERE

A Garland For Girls by Louisa May Alcott HERE

A Gringo In Mañana-Land by Harry La Tourette Foster HERE

A Guest at the Ludlow and Other Stories by Bill Nye HERE

A House Divided Against Itself by Margaret O. Oliphant HERE

A Letter From A Girl To Her Own Old Age by Alice Meynell HERE

A Prairie Sunset by Walt Whitman HERE

A Rubaiyat Miscellany by Omar Khayyám HERE

A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy by Laurence Sterne HERE

A Rogue’s Life by Wilkie Collins HERE

A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott HERE

A Noiseless Patient Spider by Walt Whitman HERE

A Phantom Lover, by Vernon Lee  HERE

A Philosophical Enquiry by Edmund Burke HERE

A Pinch of Salt by Robert Graves HERE

A Poor Wise Man by Mary Roberts Rinehart HERE

A Ride Across the Peloponnese by George Macmillan HERE

A Sicilian Romance, by Ann Radcliffe HERE

A Thrush Before Dawn by Alice Meynell HERE (poetry)

A Thousand Miles up the Nile, by Amelia B. Edwards HERE

A Tree with a Bird in it a symposium of contemporary american poets on being shown a pear-tree on which sat a grackle by Margaret Widdemer HERE

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, by Mary Wollstonecraft HERE

A Voyage to the Moon by Cyrano de Bergerac HERE (fantasy)

A Wodehouse Miscellany by P.G. Wodehouse HERE

A Woman of No Importance, by Oscar Wilde HERE

A Woman’s Life by Guy de Maupassant HERE

A Year’s Spinning by Elizabeth Barrett Browning HERE

Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey by Washington Irving HERE

Adam Bede, by George Elio HERE

An Anonymous Story by Anton Chekhov HERE

Al Que Quiere! (and 18 more poems) by William Carlos Williams. HERE

Agnes Grey, by Anne Brontë HERE

Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green HERE

After the Divorce by Grazia Deledda HERE

Alice Adams by Booth Tarkington HERE

Alexander’s Bridge by Willa Sibert Cather HERE

An Apology for the Life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews, by Henry Fielding. HERE

Among the Tibetans, by Isabella L. Bird HERE

All Along The River by Mary Elizabeth Braddon HERE

Anne of Avonlea, by Lucy Maud Montgomery HERE

Annie Besant, by Annie Besant HERE

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days by Nellie Bly HERE

Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis HERE

 “At the Bay.” Katherine Mansfield HERE

Auguste Rodin by Rainer Maria Rilke HERE

Aunt Jane’s Nieces, by L. Frank Baum HERE

Autobiography by John Stuart Mil HERE

 Babbitt, by Sinclair Lewis HERE

Anarchy, by Errico Malatesta HERE

 Andersen’s Fairy Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen HERE

Kastle Krags: A Story of Mystery by Absalom Martin HERE

Antonia by George Sand HERE

Aphorisms, by Oscar Wilde HERE

Arms and the Man is a comedy by George Bernard Shaw HERE

Grandma’s Recipes for Mother and Daughter by American Molasses Company HERE


If you have any suggestions regarding audiobooks, please comment. Thanks.

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6 Responses to Soothing Words for Bumpy Nights

  1. Madeleine says:

    Thank you so much for A Garland for Girls! Just the right stories for these ‘betwixtmas’ days, they took me completely out of this grim reality, bless you.

  2. Ahhh, anything that distracts us from grim is a blessings…thanks for commenting

  3. kimberlycarney says:

    Thank you for this great list!

  4. kimberlycarney says:

    I blog your great post!

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