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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.

Featuring characters...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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"...


Holding Pattern

by Jeffery Renard Allen Graywolf Press (September 16, 2014)

The world of Jeffery Renard Allen's stunning short-story collection is a place like no other. A recognizable city, certainly, but one in which a man might sprout wings or copper pennies might fall from the skies...


Breathe At Every Other Stroke

by Pamela Gullard Henry Holt and Co. (September 16, 2014)

Life is suspended for the characters in this striking debut collection. Frozen with loss, numbed by the drudgery of routine, stalked by ghosts, or scared by their own violence, they hunker down and wait--for...


My Sister's Hand in Mine

by Jane Bowles & Truman Capote Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 09, 2014)

Jane Bowles has for many years had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of the twentieth century. The collection in My Sister's Hand in Mine of expertly crafted short fiction will fully...


The Emerald Light in the Air

by Donald Antrim Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2014)

Nothing is simple for the men and women in Donald Antrim's stories. As they do the things we all do—bum a cigarette at a party, stroll with a girlfriend down Madison Avenue, take a kid to the zoo—they're...


The Dog

by Jack Livings Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 05, 2014)

"Jack Livings's stories of China are marvels of the imagination." —Paul Harding, author of Tinkers

Set in the shifting landscape of contemporary China, Jack Livings's The Dog explodes the country's cultural...


Liars in Love

by Richard Yates Picador (July 29, 2014)

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates's groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

The stories in Liars in Love are concerned with troubled relations and the elusive nature of truth. Whether...


Eleven Kinds of Loneliness

by Richard Yates Picador (July 29, 2014)

Now available in eBook for the first time, Richard Yates's groundbreaking collection of short fiction.

First published in 1962, a year after Revolutionary Road, this sublime collection of stories seems even more...


The Colonel

by Peter Watts Tom Doherty Associates (July 29, 2014)

Colonel Keaton is in trouble. His wife has retreated into a virtual heaven and his son remains missing after joining an extrasolar mission to track down an alien race. He is presently tasked by his superiors...


The Collected Stories of Richard Yates

by Richard Yates & Richard Russo Henry Holt and Co. (July 29, 2014)

A literary event of the highest order, The Collected Stories of Richard Yates brings together Yates's peerless short fiction in a single volume for the first time.

Richard Yates was acclaimed as one of the most...


Paper Lantern

by Stuart Dybek Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2014)

A new collection of short stories by a master of the form with a common focus on the turmoils of romantic love

Ready!

Aim!

On command the firing squad aims at the man backed against a full-length mirror. The mirror...


Everybody's Baby

by Lydia Netzer St. Martin's Press (June 03, 2014)

Jenna and Billy are in love. He's an app developer, a hyper-plugged-in citizen of the internet, with a big Scottish family and winning smile. She is a yoga teacher, tuned in to the vibes of the spiritual universe,...


Ecstatic Cahoots

by Stuart Dybek Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 03, 2014)

In this remarkable collection of bite-size stories, Stuart Dybek, one of our most prodigious writers, explores the human appetite for rapture and for trust. With fervent intensity and sly wit, he gives each...


The Lady Astronaut of Mars

by Mary Robinette Kowal Tom Doherty Associates (May 27, 2014)

Winner: 2014 Hugo Award for Best Novelette

Thirty years ago, Elma York led the expedition that paved the way to life on Mars. For years she's been longing to go back up there, to once more explore the stars....


Snow in May

by Kseniya Melnik Henry Holt and Co. (May 13, 2014)

A Minneapolis Star Tribune Best Book of 2014 • Recommended by The New Yorker, The New York Public Library, Alan Cheuse of NPR, Grantland • Shortlisted for the 2014 International Dylan Thomas Prize • Longlisted...


Auggie Wren's Christmas Story

by Paul Auster & Isol Henry Holt and Co. (May 13, 2014)

A timeless, utterly charming Christmas fable, beautifully illustrated and destined to become a classic

When Paul Auster was asked by The New York Times to write a Christmas story for the Op-Ed page, the result,...


New Year's

by Adelle Waldman Picador (May 06, 2014)

From Adelle Waldman, author of The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., here's New Year's, a story from the point of view of Nate's friend Aurit—as startling, provocative and true-to-life a tale about a young woman's...


American Innovations

by Rivka Galchen Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 06, 2014)

A BRILLIANT NEW COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES FROM THE "CONSPICUOUSLY TALENTED" (TIME) RIVKA GALCHEN

Winner of the Danuta Gleed Literary Award

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Chosen as one of fifteen remarkable...


Among the Thorns

by Veronica Schanoes Tom Doherty Associates (April 30, 2014)

Among the Thorns, by Veronica Schanoes, is a dark fantasy taking place in seventeenth century Germany, about a young woman who is intent on avenging the brutal murder of her peddler father many years earlier,...


Almost No Memory

by Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 08, 2014)

Lydia Davis's collection Almost No Memory is richly inventive array of playful philosophical investigations, involuted domestic disputes, and fables of the dark fantastic. With wittily restrained intensity,...


Can't and Won't

by Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 08, 2014)

A new collection of short stories from the woman Rick Moody has called "the best prose stylist in America"

Her stories may be literal one-liners: the entirety of "Bloomington" reads, "Now that I have been here...


The Ugly Woman of Castello di Putti

by A. M. Dellamonica Tom Doherty Associates (April 01, 2014)

Returning to the world of Stormwrack where she set the tor.com story "Among the Silvering Herd," A.M. Dellamonica offers a new story that takes us deeper into this fascinating world, the site of her new fantasy...


Noma Girl

by Elizabeth Fama Tom Doherty Associates (March 25, 2014)

Because of a quirk of history during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, present-day America is rigidly divided between people who live and work during the hours of darkness—Smudges—and those known as Rays,...


The Porno Girl

by Merin Wexler St. Martin's Press (March 18, 2014)

Brazen and sharp-witted, Merin Wexler's linked stories bind mothers, daughters, and wives wrestling with a fear of intimacy in sexual and family relationships.

These are women and teenagers caught in the pivotal...


Doppel

by Lindsay Smith Tom Doherty Associates (March 18, 2014)

Told in a series of espionage transmissions, DOPPEL is the story of a British agent in occupied France. When he meets a charismatic SS officer who seems to be guarding a great and powerful secret, he must decide...


Nothing to Fear

by Eric Walters Tom Doherty Associates (March 11, 2014)

"Nothing to Fear" is an episode inspired by The Rule of Three, the opening novel in Eric Walter's trilogy of the same name about the terrifying challenges faced by an ordinary suburban kid, his family, and his...


The Price of Doing Business

by D. B. Jackson Tom Doherty Associates (February 19, 2014)

Ethan Kaille is a Thieftaker in Boston in the years leading up to the American Revolution. Having suffered losses and reversals in his life, he is neither naive nor without considerable personal resources. He...


Damned If I Do

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (February 18, 2014)

Damned If I Do is an exceptional new collection of short stories by Percival Everett, author of the highly praised and wickedly funny novel Erasure

People are just naturally hopeful, a term my grandfather used...


Big Picture

by Percival Everett Graywolf Press (February 18, 2014)

Winner of the PEN/Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature

The characters in Big Picture, Percival Everett's darkly comic collection of stories, are often driven to explosive, life-changing...


The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories

by Patrick Taylor Tom Doherty Associates (February 04, 2014)

Long before Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly made most readers' acquaintance in Patrick Taylor's bestselling novel An Irish Country Doctor, he appeared in a series of humorous columns originally published in Stitches:...


Mad Maudlin

by Marie Brennan Tom Doherty Associates (February 05, 2014)

For to see mad Tom o'Bedlam, ten thousand miles she's traveled.

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Karate Chop

by Dorthe Nors & Martin Aitken Graywolf Press (February 04, 2014)

The first book in English by an acclaimed Danish writer: "beautiful, faceted, haunting stories . . . [from] a rising star" (Junot Díaz)

Karate Chop, Dorthe Nors's acclaimed story collection, is the debut book...


The Bridge of Snow

by Marie Rutkoski Tom Doherty Associates (January 28, 2014)

In Arin's childhood, before the war, there was still time to tell stories.

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Twelve Days of Christmas Past

by Susanna Fraser, Rebecca Thomas & Emily Larkin Entangled Publishing, LLC (December 30, 2013)

Twelve Days of Christmas Past by Rebecca Thomas, Emily Larkin and Susanna Fraser

The Countess's Groom by Emily Larkin

Rose, the Countess Malmstoke, is trapped in a marriage from hell. Escape seems impossible-until...


Ekaterina and the Firebird

by Abra Staffin-Wiebe Tom Doherty Associates (January 01, 2014)

A new take on an old Russian fairy tale: the quest for a blessing from the elusive firebird. In this iteration, young Ekaterina celebrates her fourteenth birthday, and a rare firebird sighting sets in motion...


Nighttime in Caeli-Amur

by Rjurik Davidson Tom Doherty Associates (January 15, 2014)

Caeli-Amur is a city-state where magic and technology are interchangeable; where minotaurs and sirens are real; where philosopher-assassins and seditionists are not the most dangerous elements in a city alive...


The Cartography of Sudden Death

by Charlie Jane Anders Tom Doherty Associates (January 15, 2014)

Time travel doesn't actually solve problems. It just makes them more complex….

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