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Fireworks in the Rain

by Steven Brust Tom Doherty Associates (September 25, 2013)

A tale from the world of Steven Brust and Skyler White's novel The Incrementalists, a September 2013 release. The Incrementalists are an ancient conspiracy to make the world better -- just a little bit at a...


Honeydew: Stories

by Edith Pearlman Little, Brown and Company (January 06, 2015)

  • NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR: New York Times, Washington Post
  • TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor

  • BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: Wall Street Journal, NPR, Kirkus, Fresh Air (Maureen Corrigan),...

Carniepunk: Daughter of the Midway, the Mermaid, and the Open, Lonely Sea

by Seanan McGuire Pocket Star (December 15, 2014)

From New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire, a haunting urban fantasy short story in the Carniepunk anthology—for fans of all things circus, supernatural, and mysterious…

It’s been seventeen years...


The Deepest Poison

by Beth Cato Harper Voyager Impulse (April 28, 2015)

Octavia Leander, a young healer with incredible powers, has found her place among Miss Percival's medicians-in-training. Called to the frontlines of a never-ending war between Caskentia and the immoral Wasters,...


The Outer Harbour

by Wayde Compton Arsenal Pulp Press (April 20, 2015)

In his debut story collection, poet Wayde Compton explores concepts of place and identity through the lens of speculative fiction.


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume II

by Thornton Wilder Theatre Communications Group (November 01, 2014)

The second and concluding volume of Thornton Wilder's short plays.


The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volume I

by Thornton Wilder & John Guare Theatre Communications Group (November 01, 2014)

Volume One of the collected short plays by one of the greatest American playwrights of the Twentieth Century.


Almost Famous Women: Stories

by Megan Mayhew Bergman Scribner (January 06, 2015)

From a prizewinning, beloved young author, a provocative collection that explores the lives of colorful, intrepid women in history. “These stories linger in one’s memory long after reading them” (Star...


Carniepunk: The Three Lives of Lydia

by Delilah S. Dawson Pocket Star (December 15, 2014)

Set in the enchanting land of Sang, a Blud series urban fantasy short story by the winner of Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award for Best Steampunk, Delilah S. Dawson, from the thrilling Carniepunk anthology....


Carniepunk: A Chance in Hell

by Jackie Kessler Pocket Star (December 15, 2014)

Jackie Kessler brings her “fluid prose and dark humor” (Kirkus Reviews) to the Carniepunk anthology with this very sexy urban fantasy short story you won’t want to miss.

The former succubus Jezebel has...


Carniepunk: Recession of the Divine

by Hillary Jacques Pocket Star (December 15, 2014)

Urban fantasy author Hillary Jacques spins a mesmerizing tale of investigation and gods for the Carniepunk anthology—a collection of darkly supernatural short stories you won’t be able to put down!

Olivia...


Carniepunk: Hell's Menagerie

by Kelly Gay Pocket Star (December 15, 2014)

A Charlie Madigan short story—from the series praised for “intricate world-building and richly complex characters” (Publishers Weekly)—as it first appeared in the Carniepunk urban fantasy anthology.


The Business of Naming Things

by Michael Coffey Bellevue Literary Press (December 22, 2014)

Poignant tales of fathers, sons, and the search for connection from a wise new voice in American fiction


Burnt Sugar

by Lish McBride Tom Doherty Associates (December 09, 2014)

Ava, Lock, and Ezra are on assignment—for the magical mafia, of course. Faced with a gingerbread house, they're pretty sure that what's inside isn't nearly as sweet as the outside. It never is.

At the Publisher's...


A Haunting of the Bones

by Julia Keller St. Martin's Press (December 02, 2014)

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Julia Keller comes A HAUNTING OF THE BONES, another suspsenseful and provocative story that will keep readers up all night...

Bell Elkins, prosecuting attorney for Raythune...


Golden Hell

by L. Ron Hubbard Galaxy Press (January 01, 2010)

An American mining engineer, Captain Humbert Reynolds, has gold fever-an elusive ailment that cloaks rational thought and drives men across endless plains and daunting mountain peaks to seek their quarry. Ignoring...


The Tallest Doll in New York City

by Maria Dahvana Headley Tom Doherty Associates (November 26, 2014)

Nebula Award-nominated author Maria Dahvana Headley has always loved Damon Runyon's stylized faux-reporting on New York City. This is her version of a Runyon tale—this one dealing with the architectural guys...


In Western Counties

by Nickolas Butler St. Martin's Press (November 25, 2014)

From Nickolas Butler, author of the national bestseller SHOTGUN LOVESONGS, comes a moving story of a cop's last bid to right a wrong she may have helped create.

Aida doesn't recognize the young woman at first....


Darling?

by Heidi Jon Schmidt Picador (November 25, 2014)

A funny and observant story collection that captures the complexity of human relationships

In this smart and original story collection, Heidi Jon Schmidt paints her subjects with delicate care. What emerges are...


The Collected Stories of Frank Herbert

by Frank Herbert Tom Doherty Associates (November 18, 2014)

Frank Herbert, the New York Times bestselling author of Dune, is one of the most celebrated and commercially successful science fiction writers of all time. But while best known for originating the character...


How I Came to Haunt My Parents

by Natalee Caple, R.D. Cain & Tyler Hamilton Ecw Press (May 01, 2011)

How I Came to Haunt My Parents is storytelling for parents on the verge of a nervous breakdown. In this beautifully written suite of short fiction Natalee Caple explores fables from the dark side of adulthood...


Why They Cried

by Jim Hanas & Greg Prato Ecw Press (October 01, 2010)

Whether it's a report from the real Cannes or a young couple discovering that reading Jacques Derrida aloud can lull their child to sleep, Jim Hanas finds the strange in the everyday and the everyday in the...


Letters to Thomas Pynchon and other stories

by Chris Eaton, Jim Hanas & Larry Matysik Ecw Press (October 31, 2010)

"Beautifully written?" - Jonathan Lethem "One of the country's best new writers." -Eye Weekly Chris Eaton's fictions read like intellectual fisticuffs: bruising but with more than a touch of moustache wax. Playing...


Fly on the Wall

by Joey Comeau Ecw Press (April 01, 2008)

Privy to the details of all your secret moments, all your misdeeds, private conversations and indulgences, the fly on the wall is neutral. It doesn't care that you cheat on your income tax, it won't stop you...


To Be Continued...Volume 2

by Gordon j. h. Leenders, Gordon j.h. Leenders & John McFetridge Ecw Press (April 01, 2006)

In To Be Continued . . . Volume Two-the second in a series of books set in specific Canadian cities-Gordon j.h. Leenders once again weaves together an enticing collection of mini-portraits of people, places,...


How to Swallow a Pig

by Robert Priest & Dr. Joe Schwarcz Ecw Press (October 01, 2004)

Bizarre sexual parables, hilarious science fiction, fables, text-tangles, dirty stories, lush love letters, re-visionary fairy tales, predictions,strange new games, dream transcripts, and a complete handbook...


Under Two Skies

by E.W. Hornung Bloomsbury Publishing (January 23, 2014)

From the grit of the Australian bush to the tangled traditions of cultivated English society, Under Two Skies is truly a lost literary treasure. The contrasting communities in these collected short stories of...


Photoplay

by Hallie Ephron Witness Impulse (February 10, 2015)

Duane Foley thought shooting movie star Bunny Nichol's glamorous Hollywood party was going to be just another job. All the A-listers will be there, of course: Rock Hudson and Doris Day, not to mention Bunny...


Love and Other Wounds

by Jordan Harper Ecco (July 07, 2015)

In the hard-edged tradition of Hubert Selby Jr., Daniel Woodrell, and Donald Ray Pollock, and with the fresh, complex humanity of Breaking Bad and Reservoir Dogs, a blistering debut collection that unsparingly...


See You in Paradise

by J. Robert Lennon Graywolf Press (November 04, 2014)

The first substantial collection of short fiction from "a writer with enough electricity to light up the country" (Ann Patchett)

"I guess the things that scare you are the things that are almost normal," observes...


New York 1, Tel Aviv 0

by Shelly Oria Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 04, 2014)

Enter the world of New York 1, Tel Aviv 0, where the characters are as intelligent and charming as they are lonely. A couple discovers the ability to stop time together; another couple lives with a constant...


The Gurkha's Daughter

by Prajwal Parajuly Quercus (July 15, 2014)

A number one bestseller in India and a shortlisted nomination for the Dylan Thomas Prize, The Gurkha's Daughter is a distinctive debut from a rising star in South Asian literature. This collection of stories...


Going Home Again

by Howard Waldrop St. Martin's Press (October 28, 2014)

The words "inimitable" and "unique" are bandied about too often in artistic circles, so much so that critics seem to have forgotten those words were invented to describe Howard Waldrop's fiction.

Waldrop's mastery...


Still Life and Other Stories

by Junzo Shono & Wayne P. Lammers Stone Bridge Press (July 01, 1998)

"Shono conveys both intimacy and distance, tranquility and tension, as he explores the shifting relations between husband and wife, father and son, brother and sister." -Publishers Weekly

"These stories are so...


Memory Wall

Story Prize 2010

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (July 13, 2010)

In the wise and beautiful second collection from the acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of All the Light We Cannot See, "Doerr writes about the big questions, the imponderables,...


Young Woman in a Garden: Stories

by Delia Sherman Small Beer Press (October 20, 2014)

A long anticipated first collection of fabulous stories with ghosts, fairies, artists, and even a merman.


Prophecies, Libels & Dreams: Stories

by Ysabeau S. Wilce Small Beer Press (October 20, 2014)

Norton Award winner's debut collection of sparking and baroque stories of alternate California.


Spoiled Brats: Stories

by Simon Rich Little, Brown and Company (October 14, 2014)

Twenty years ago, Barney the Dinosaur told the nation's children they were special. We're still paying the price.

From "one of the funniest writers in America"* comes a collection of stories culled from the front...


Girl With Curious Hair

by David Foster Wallace Little, Brown and Company (September 23, 2014)

Remarkable, hilarious, and unsettling re-imaginations of reality by "a dynamic writer of extraordinary talent" (New York Times Book Review).

David Foster Wallace was one of America's most prodigiously talented...


Musings

by Firouzeh Razavi Hamilton Books (September 04, 2014)

Musings, a tapestry of tales woven from multi-hued threads of uncertain life passages, invites one to share in encounters with ghosts, troubling involvements with space spiders, dubious use of panacea-like elixirs,...


I Was a Revolutionary

by Andrew Malan Milward Harper (August 18, 2015)

A richly textured, diverse collection of stories that illuminate the heartland and America itself, exploring questions of history, race, and identity.

Grounded in place, spanning the Civil War to the present...


Later the Same Day

by Grace Paley Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

Grace Paley's stature among writers of short fiction was established by her first collection, The Little Disturbances of Man (1959), and reconfirmed with the publication of Enormous Changes at the Last Minute...


Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

by Grace Paley Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

In Enormous Changes at the Last Minute, originally published in 1974, Grace Paley "makes the novel as a form seem virtually redundant" (Angela Carter, London Review of Books). Her stories here capture "the itch...


The Collected Stories

by Grace Paley Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 07, 2014)

This reissue of Grace Paley's classic collection—a finalist for the National Book Award—demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her characters,...


Angel Maker

by Sara Maitland Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2014)

Women's lives are at the center of this stunning collection of short stories by the writer The New Yorker says "provides unexpected delights....Questions and answers alike shine with intelligence and an almost...


After the People Lights Have Gone Off

by Stephen Graham Jones Dark House Press (September 08, 2014)

A collection of literary horror stories that are unique, mesmerizing, and based on our everyday worries and fears.


The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher

by Hilary Mantel Henry Holt and Co. (September 30, 2014)

The New York Times bestselling collection, from the Man Booker prize-winner for Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, that has been called "scintillating" (New York Times Books Review), "breathtaking" (NPR), "exquisite"...


The Brink

by Austin Bunn Harper Perennial (April 28, 2015)

A brilliant, inventive debut story collection in the vein of Kevin Wilson and Wells Tower.

Brimming with life and unforgettable voices, the stories in Austin Bunn’s dazzling collection explore the existential...


Something Rich and Strange

by Ron Rash Ecco (November 04, 2014)

From the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling award-winning author of Serena and The Cove, thirty of his finest short stories, collected in one volume.

No one captures the complexities of Appalachia—a rugged,...


Carniepunk: A Duet with Darkness

by Allison Pang Pocket Star (September 08, 2014)

Don’t miss this urban fantasy short story featuring Abby Sinclair in the spellbinding Carniepunk anthology collection, from bestselling author Allison Pang!

Having just quit Julliard, disillusioned fiddler...