There is an author named Catherynne M. Valente. I'm not going to lie - I have not yet read any of her books.
But I am slowly making my way through the work she is posting on the internet.
C. M. Valente is falling on some hard times, and is offering this work basically free, though she is asking for donations, if available, and if you think her work is worth it.
Trust me, her work is worth paying to read. The story is a delight. It's got an older, Victorian fairy tale sort of feel to it.
Unfortunately, my own financial straits at the moment are such that I really cannot afford more than a couple of dollars, but everything helps, and a couple of dollars from a lot of people would add up.
So, if you're interested in helping another human being and reading a great piece of literature, click here.