Short Stories

A short story is a short work of prose fiction. It may be in any genre of fiction, and the exact definition of "short" will often depend on the genre.

Short stories are often collected together with other short stories, poetry, art, and/or essays in order to form a larger book, although it is becoming more common for short stories to be released as stand-alone ebooks.

The Queen (The Selection, #0.4)
The Curious Case of the Copper Corpse  (Flavia de Luce, #6.5)
Fantasy For Good: A Charitable Anthology
Until Midnight (Alienated, #1.5)
Shopaholic on Honeymoon (Shopaholic #3.5)
Play Me #1: Play Me Wild
Carnival of Lies (Untamed City, #0.5)
No Intention of Dying (The Internment Chronicles, #1.5)
The Awakened Kingdom
No True Way: All New Tales of Valdemar (Tales of Valdemar #8)
Those Who Lived (Fallen World #3.5)
Temptation in Texas: A Christmas Special
A Christmas Gone Perfectly Wrong (Blackshear Family, #0.5)
A Long Spoon: A Tor.Com Original
Conceit (Se7en Deadly SEALs, #1)


  • Einstein's Beach House by Jacob M. Appel
    Einstein's Beach House: Stories
    Release date: Jan 02, 2015
    A couple adopts a depressed hedgehog; a stranger shows up, claiming to be the father of a girl's imaginary friend; a woman kidnaps her ex-husband's tu…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 23 - Jan 30, 2015
    2 copies available, 467 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Grow,  It Did,  Grow by Kevin  McCauley
    Grow, It Did, Grow
    Release date: Jan 23, 2015
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    Experience this magical children's story about the power of nature. "A plant appeared that nobody knew was growing in the field…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 26 - Jan 30, 2015
    1 copy available, 610 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Beyond The Pale by K. Patrick Malone
    Beyond The Pale: 5 Arresting Tales of Love & Other Hauntings
    From the multi-award winning novelist now comes a collection of stories by one of modern horror’s most potent voices. Beginning with a ghostly romance…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 01 - Jan 31, 2015
    5 copies available, 281 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
    The Bane Chronicles (The Bane Chronicles)
    The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
    Mitosis (Reckoners, #1.5)
    The Prince (The Florentine, #0.5)
    Through the Woods
    Destroy Me (Shatter Me, #1.5)
    The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories
    Stone Mattress: Nine Tales
    One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
    The Queen (The Selection, #0.4)
    Tenth of December
    Fracture Me (Shatter Me, #2.5)
    The Guard (The Selection, #2.5)
    Born Confused by Tanuja Desai HidierThe Contract by Zeenat MahalInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa LahiriDone With Men by Shuchi Singh KalraHaveli by Zeenat Mahal
    Desi Chick Lit
    210 books — 251 voters
    Spilt Milk by D.K. CassidyOrchid by Shane K.P. O'NeillCuriosity kills the KatHA by Ashok  KallarakkalLove, Life and Everything Else by Xunaira J.The Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
    Best Fiction Short Stories
    368 books — 300 voters

    Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownThe Help by Kathryn StockettThe New Jim Crow by Michelle AlexanderThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
    Books White People Need To Read
    406 books — 465 voters
    Compulsion- A Short Story by J.J.   JohnsonPapap's Teeth by Danielle DeVorOrchid by Shane K.P. O'NeillCyborg Spell Shop by James ChalkSasha's Story by Andromeda Bliss
    Best Self-Published Short Story Titles
    199 books — 255 voters

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    10 Malayalam Must read before you die book
    133 books — 1,325 voters
    Spilt Milk by D.K. CassidyThe Bird Day Battalion by Genevieve DeweyThe Meat Market by James ChalkInto the Killer Sphere by Stefania MattanaGalactic Energies by Luca  Rossi
    Good short fiction
    476 books — 418 voters

    Tenth of December
    Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
    Smoke and Mirrors
    Unaccustomed Earth
    No One Belongs Here More Than You
    What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
    The Tales of Beedle the Bard
    A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories
    Vampires in the Lemon Grove
    The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
    The Complete Stories
    The Yellow Wallpaper
    The Lottery and Other Stories
    The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes, #3)

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