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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...


The Secret Sharer

by Joseph Conrad & Peter Fudakowski Bloomsbury Publishing (May 12, 2014)

Atlantic. All its phases were familiar enough to me, every characteristic, all the alternatives which were likely to face me on the high seas-everything! except the novel responsibility of command. But I took...


Sir Pompey And Madame Juno

by Martin Armstrong Bloomsbury Publishing (December 01, 2011)

Since his volume of short stories, The Bazaar, Martin Armstrong has written two novels, The Goat and Compasses and Desert. This new volume of tales show, however, that he had no intention of abandoning the short...


A Careless Widow and Other Stories

by V.S. Pritchett Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

First published in 1989, here is England's leading man of letters-as old as the century-at the height of his powers, the incomparable V. S. Pritchett, whose brilliantly observed short stories have become classics...


Monday Lunch in Fairyland and Other Stories

by Angela Huth Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

This is a sparkling collection of short stories, dealing with love, loss and the tiny happenings that make up our everyday experience. Her most brilliant stories are about successful couples who own comfortable...


Love and Money

by Phyllis Bentley Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

A collection of seven short stories, from the master of regional fiction, Phyllis Bentley.

A native of Yorkshire, Bentley elegantly captures the essence of a simple rural life in her words, while expressing the...


Another Kind of Cinderella and Other Stories

by Angela Huth Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

First published in 1996, this collection of stories tells of the ghost of a doomed romance haunting an Oxford undergraduate's idyllic summer affair; a tragedy of hopeless love and murderous frustration is played...


Bloodstock and Other Stories

by Margaret Irwin Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

First published in 1953, the first five stories in this collection are stories from Ireland, exploring the dark history of the country and the dogged optimism of its people.

The following four tales are of the...


Irish Portraits

by Liam O'Flaherty Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

From vicious rival brothers to desperate single mothers, frisky newlyweds to frigid life partners, Patrick McGinley covers all kinds of Irish (or simply human) relationship in this collection of short stories....


The Goose Girl and Other Stories

by Eric Linklater Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

Eric Linklater was one of the most respected and prolific Scottish writers of this century, yet more than twenty-five years have passed since his last collection of short stories was published.

This selection...


In My Good Books

by V.S. Pritchett Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

In Mr. Pritchett's view, rules, regulations and blitzes have brought things to such a pass that the moment will come when only the reader "and the hundred best authors are left in the world and have somehow...


My Place in the Bazaar

by Alec Waugh Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

First published in 1961, this collection of Thirteen stories has been compiled as Alec Waugh looked back over his career as an author, and takes from his writing those which he feels are amongst his most personal...


Late Night on Watling Street

by Bill Naughton Bloomsbury Publishing (September 28, 2011)

In this collection of stories, Bill Naughton portrays a selection of characters, including truck drivers, Irish itinerants and lamp lighters, in his inimitable pithy style. While each tale can be enjoyed on...


Winter Orchard and Other Stories

by Josephine Johnson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 17, 2013)

This collection of twenty-two short stories was first published in 1936, a year after Josephine Johnson won a Pulitzer Prize for her debut novel Now in November. Some of these stories were published previously...


The Dark Traveler

by Josephine Johnson Bloomsbury Publishing (October 17, 2013)

The passionate man who loves with strength and lives with violence...

The silent, lonely boy who exists in a world of strange loves and longings...

The evil, terrifying creature of the night, which destroys as...


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...


No Love Lost

by Margery Allingham Bloomsbury Publishing (August 08, 2013)

Comprising of two short novellas, The Patient at Peacock's Hall and Safer than Love, No Love Lost is a thrilling work of suspense.

In The Patient at Peacock's Hall a young female doctor, struggling to save the...


A Pocketful of Rye

by Anthony Masters Bloomsbury Publishing (July 18, 2013)

First published in 1964, Anthony Masters' early collection of short stories , A Pocketful of Rye, is preoccupied with problems of social marginalisation and inequality. With his typical sensitivity, Masters...


A Suitcase Between Friends

by Douglas Hurd Bloomsbury Publishing (April 02, 2013)

Five hard-hitting short stories and a political essay inspired by Douglas Hurd's visit to Sarajevo in 1992. All demonstrate preoccupations with the world tensions of the nineties, observed by Hurd's acute political...


Mother and Son

by Ivy Compton-Burnett Bloomsbury Publishing (August 31, 2012)

The exacting Miranda's search for a suitable companion brings her family into contact with a very different kind of household, raising a plenitude of questions about the ability to manage alone, the difficulties...


The Spanish Virgin

by V.S. Pritchett Bloomsbury Publishing (September 12, 2012)

A favourite collection of short stories from the revered V. S. Pritchett


Which reminded her, later

by Jon McGregor Bloomsbury Publishing (June 03, 2013)

Each story in this series offers a poignant glimpse of family life ? the ties we cling to; the ties we try to sever; and the ties that make us who we are. Told from a myriad of perspectives, from a dazzling...


The Mathematics of Friedrich Gauss

by D. W. Wilson Bloomsbury Publishing (June 03, 2013)

Each story in this series offers a poignant glimpse of family life Â? the ties we cling to; the ties we try to sever; and the ties that make us who we are. Told from a myriad of perspectives, from a dazzling...


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.