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This Is Not the End

by Caleb Hildenbrandt Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

A couple decide to divorce themselves from mainstream culture in an attempt to find food and life for later years, a family watches home movies when all else has been taken, the mentally ill are guided by the...


The King in Yellow

by Robert W. Chambers Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

The King in Yellow is a fascinating, almost two-faced work. The first half consists of five legendary weird tales, loosely tied together by a fictional play—the eponymous King in Yellow—that drives those...


Toast

by Charles Stross Cosmos Books (January 30, 2018)

Short story collection containing such gems as "Antibodies," "Bear Trap," "Extracts from the Club Diary," "A Colder War," "TOAST: A con report," "A Boy and His God," "Ship of Fools," "Dechlorinating the Moderator,"...


Mothers & Other Monsters

by Maureen F. McHugh Small Beer Press (January 30, 2018)

In her luminous, long-awaited debut collection, award-winning novelist Maureen F. McHugh wryly and delicately examines the impacts of social and technological shifts on families. Using beautiful, deceptively...


Future of Copyright Anthology

by Various Authors Modern Poland Foundation (January 30, 2018)

Table of Contents

  • Jesse Betteridge The Brick in Room 207
  • Reuben Binns History of Copyright 2012-Present
  • Eddie In Session
  • Mike Linksvayer Future of Copyright
  • Aymeric Mansoux Morphology of copyright tale
  • Alf Melin...

  • The Duel

    by Anton Chekhov Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    The Duel is one of Chekhov’s longest works, skirting the edge between novel and novella. Like many of Chekhov’s works, it was first published as a serial.

    Laevsky is a womanizing drunkard, a slave to life’s...


    Ship of Fools

    by Rod Madocks Five Leaves Publications (May 13, 2013)

    Ship of Fools comprises twenty short stories, one for each year the author worked in the mental health system. These stories are fiction, but they are based on the real world of psychiatry and maximum security...


    Vandals

    by Olen Steinhauer St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2018)

    Meet Rachel Proulx, an FBI agent with a tough mission in a thrilling short story from Olen Steinhauer, leading up to his new novel, The Middleman coming in August 2018.

    Rachel has been researching underground...


    Shore to Shore: River Stories

    by Tamsin Hopkins Cinnamon Press (June 10, 2016)

    Rivers are old and most have a history, even a personal mythology that reflects a river’s personality, its influence on the major settlements along its journey to the sea, its sex even. Tamsin Hopkins’s...


    A Snow Goose

    by Jim Perrin Cinnamon Press (October 30, 2013)

    This is the first fulllength collection of short stories by travel writer and master of mountain literature Jim Perrin. Mystery, romanticism and tragedy abound in these four fictional tales, beginning with the...


    Singing A Man to Death

    by Matthew Francis Cinnamon Press (May 22, 2012)

    Singing a Man to Death, a collection of short stories, is notable for its range, sophistication, and readability. The fictions cover a range of milieus from England to Pacific islands to semimythical territories;...


    What the Emperor Cannot Do: Tales and Legends of the Orient

    by Vlas Doroshevich, Rowan Glie & Ronald M. Landau Glas (October 14, 2012)

    Rediscovery of a brilliant writer from the early 20th century banned under Soviets. These anti-establishment tales are universal and timeless.


    Mosaic of Air

    by Cherry Potts Arachne Press (September 26, 2013)

    Originally published twenty years ago, the sixteen short stories in Mosaic of Air reflect and explore Lesbian life in the 1990s through myth, mystery, history, fantasy and science fiction.


    Half Gods

    by Akil Kumarasamy Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 05, 2018)

    A startlingly beautiful debut, Half Gods brings together the exiled, the disappeared, the seekers. Following the fractured origins and destines of two brothers named after demigods from the ancient epic the...


    Leaving by Plane Swimming back Underwater

    by Lawrence Scott Papillote Press (February 09, 2015)

    This daring new collection of short stories from an awardwinning writer explores a Caribbean world of yearnings and memory, of escape and return underpinned by the disturbing tensions wrought by religion, race,...


    Tell No-One About This

    by Jacob Ross Peepal Tree Press (November 20, 2017)

    This substantial collection brings together short stories written over a span of forty years, including those first published in the highly-rated Song for Simone (1986) and A Way to Catch the Dust (1999) and...


    If I had the Wings

    by Helen Klonaris Peepal Tree Press (June 05, 2017)

    To be gay and growing up in the small GreekBahamian community, which feels its traditional culture and religious pieties are under threat, is fraught with constraints and even danger. The main characters in...


    Come Let Us Sing Anyway

    by Leone Ross Peepal Tree Press (June 05, 2017)

    Shortlisted for Salt Publishing's Scott Prize. In Leone Ross's luminous collection of short stories ranging from richly extended stories to intense pieces of flash fiction, set between Jamaica and Britain anything...


    Love It When You Come, Hate It When You Go: Stories

    by Sharon Leach Peepal Tree Press (December 09, 2015)

    Sharon Leach’s Love It When You Come, Hate It When You Go occupies new territory in Caribbean writing: the characters of her stories are neither the folk of the old rural world, the sufferers of the urban...


    Sic Transit Wagon and Other Stories

    by Barbara Jenkins Peepal Tree Press (December 09, 2015)

    The stories in this collection move from the all-seeing naïveté of a child narrator trying to make sense of the world of adults, through the consciousness of the child-become-mother, to the mature perceptions...


    The Ten Days Executive: Short Stories

    by Rhoda Bharath & Jeremy Poynting Peepal Tree Press (July 01, 2015)

    Told through a distinctive range of individual voices, Rhoda Bharath’s stories of contemporary Trinidad visit the domestic and public spaces of a country moving too fast between the knowing innocence of its...


    The Whale House: And Other Stories

    by Sharon Millar & Jeremy Poynting Peepal Tree Press (July 01, 2015)

    A boy is killed on a government minister’s orders as part of his mission to clean up the country and others made complicit must explore their consciences; a youth gets ready to play his role in the country’s...


    Uninvited

    by Peter Mortimer Red Squirrel Press (July 10, 2012)

    A solitary and private man arrives home to find a stranger inexplicably in his house. The man is unable to discover why the stranger is there, nor his motives, yet his presence undermines the man's normal routine....


    Grown Up

    by Scott Tyrrell Red Squirrel Press (April 07, 2015)

    “Scott’s poetry is as funny as the finest stand up comedy with razor sharp punch lines that hit in just the right places. But it also has heart. The full warmth of life and love are in this book and it is...


    The Brothers Grimm Volume II: 110 Grimmer Fairy Tales

    by Brothers Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (April 01, 2013)

    Terrifying tales and frightening fables at their finest!

    We all know the stories--or do we? We know who Snow White is, but what about Rose Red? And what happens to an all-too willful child? Learn more intriguing...


    The Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales

    by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm & Margaret Hunt Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2012)

    No home library is complete without the classics! This new collection of stories from Brothers Grimm: 101 Fairy Tales is a keepsake to be read and treasured.

    They are the stories of characters we’ve known since...


    Hans Christian Andersen's Complete Fairy Tales

    by Hans Christian Andersen, Jean Pierre Hersholt & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (October 01, 2014)

    Classic tales of fairies and princesses, ducklings and dancing shoes from the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen.

    All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including “The Ugly Duckling,”...


    Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

    by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Margaret Hunt & Kenneth C. Mondschein Canterbury Classics (November 15, 2012)

    No library's complete without the classics! This new, enhanced leather-bound edition collects the legendary fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm.

    They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel...


    Patchwork

    by Bobbie Ann Mason & George Saunders The University Press of Kentucky (April 30, 2018)

    Bobbie Ann Mason burst onto the American literary scene during a renaissance of short fiction that Raymond Carver called a "literary phenomenon." Anne Tyler hailed Mason as "a full-fledged master of the short...


    Lost Face

    by Jack London Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    The first anthology of short stories by Jack London, Lost Face tells seven stories about the Klondike gold rush. In “Lost Face,” the fur thief Subienkow faces gruesome torture and execution by a tribe of...


    White Gods Black Demons

    by Daniel Mandishona Weaver Press (March 07, 2018)

    Irony and humour have always been used to counter frustration, despair and to expose double standards. In these ten sharply polished stories, Mandishona explores the dark comedy that lies just beneath the surface...


    Short Fiction

    by Algis Budrys Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    Algis Budrys’ science fiction writing career is long and storied. This collection of seven of his early stories published in science fiction pulp magazines is a window into his imagination and style.


    Oral Literature in Africa

    by Ruth Finnegan Open Book Publishers (January 30, 2018)

    Ruth Finnegan's Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the...


    Nowhere Else to Turn

    by Matthew Helmke Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    There are things that happen in the world that are difficult and sometimes impossible to explain. At times, we are confronted with circumstances or situations over which we have no control. How we deal with...


    The Book of Wonder

    by Lord Dunsany Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    The Book of Wonder is one of Lord Dunsany’s many collections of fantasy short stories. While many of his collections were illustrated, this particular one is different—the illustrations were completed first...


    The Gods of Peg?na

    by Lord Dunsany Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    The Gods of Peg?na, Lord Dunsany’s first published book, is a strange and wonderous creation. In it he creates the pantheon of gods who rule over the titular world. The prose alternates between being biblical,...


    The Man Who Wore His Wife's Sarong

    by Suchen Christine Lim Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. (March 01, 2018)

    A mother finds out her son is gay; a daughter finds out her two mothers are lesbians; a niece stumbles upon the body of her dead uncle dressed in his wife’s sarong kebaya; and an old man’s nascent feelings...


    A Lucky Man

    by Jamel Brinkley Graywolf Press (May 01, 2018)

    “This is the rare debut that introduces not a promising talent but a major writer, fully formed.” —Garth Greenwell

    In the nine expansive, searching stories of A Lucky Man, fathers and sons attempt to salvage...


    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

    Heart of Darkness

    by Joseph Conrad Standard Ebooks (February 16, 2018)

    Originally published serially as a three-part story, Heart of Darkness is a short but thematically complex novel exploring colonialism, humanity, and what constitutes a savage society. Set in the Congo in Central...


    Taming a Maverick (Book 3) Alpha Billionaire Romance

    by Third Cousins & Arianna James Third Cousins (June 12, 2016)

    Melody is in more danger than before when she learns the real reason she's been taken. Maverick is forced to try and rescue her himself when the kidnappers threaten to kill her. Finally finding out who has been...


    Taming a Maverick (Book 2) Alpha Billionaire Romance

    by Third Cousins & Arianna James Third Cousins (June 12, 2016)

    Maverick is beside himself when he figures out Melody has been taken and he might have something to do with it. Melody finds herself kidnapped and in danger due to entering into a relationship with a famous...


    The Hunger: Stuffed By Two Alphas

    by Sarah Stockman Grab Arse (January 27, 2015)

    Have you ever fantasized about having more than one man in your bed? Who is to say that that sort of thought is taboo? It can become a reality if the right steps are taken and you have a partner who is willing...


    True Alien Seduction: Outing the Flames of Passion

    by Mary Higgins Grab Arse (January 23, 2015)

    Can love transcend species? Yes it can! "True Alien Seduction" delves into the lonely life of an inter-planetary pilot. She is centuries old and battling with keeping the job she loves and finding true love...


    The Evolution of Eve: My Hot Pregnant Lover

    by Justine Holloway Grab Arse (January 01, 2015)

    Fantasies do come true! His fantasy was to make love to a pregnant girl. It was something that he had kept to himself for years and he had never tried to follow through on it. It would be rather weird for him...


    Unrequited Love

    by Martha Gould Speedy Publishing Books (January 08, 2015)

    This is a story about finding true love. Two best friends now roommates have the pleasure of meeting two women who fit their criteria. The question is do these women have what they really want. Are they the...


    Taken By the Mob Boss

    by Anya Green Speedy Publishing Books (December 29, 2014)

    "Taken by the Mob Boss" is the story of a young woman who gets drawn into the world of the mob. She has always been on the radar of the mob boss and eventually she willingly becomes his woman for life. The rules...


    Just Desserts

    by Ashley Henry Speedy Publishing Books (January 02, 2015)

    How does one become sexually aware? What exactly happens after the threshold of virginity has been crossed? It can be a disappointing thing for some and the greatest thing that ever happened for others. The...


    Don't Arrest Me!

    by Melinda Dillard Speedy Publishing Books (December 30, 2014)

    What happens when a young woman gets arrested for speeding and evading a police officer? "Don't Arrest Me!" takes the reader into a world filled with unexpected twists and turns. The woman ends up being willing...


    Short Stories by Texas Authors

    by Texas Authors Open BookShelf (January 30, 2018)

    This is the first edition with 15 short stories with a wide range of genres, some from award-winning authors.