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.

Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories
One Death, Nine Stories
Scorned (From the Inside Out, # 1)
The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas
The Scarlets (Asylum #1.5)
Flings: Stories
Prison Noir
The Girl of Fire and Thorns Stories (Fire and Thorns, #0.5-0.7)
Mr. Tall: Stories
Filthy 1 (Filthy, #1)
The Curious Case Of The Clockwork Menace (London Steampunk, #3.5)
Infinite Repeat
Resist (Resist #1)
Summerfall (Winterspell, #0.5)


  • Allegories by Yannis Karatsioris
    Release date: May 04, 2014
    A collection of allegorical short stories. View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 29 - Oct 24, 2014
    2 copies available, 810 people requesting
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  • Magic by Christa Seeley
    Release date: May 02, 2014
    Witches and wizards, magic spells and potions. Incantations, ceremonies and rituals. The stories in this collection explore that which cannot be expla…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 15 - Sep 25, 2014
    1 copy available, 950 people requesting
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  • Africa39 by Wole Soyinka
    Africa39: New Writing from Africa south of the Sahara
    Release date: Oct 28, 2014
    An exciting collection of the best new fiction from sub-Saharan Africa and its diaspora, by 39 writers under 40 - including Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie a…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 27 - Sep 27, 2014
    10 copies available, 266 people requesting
    Countries available: US
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    One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
    The Initiate (Divergent, #0.2)
    Four: The Traitor (Divergent, #0.4)
    The Son (Divergent, #0.3)
    Through the Woods
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    Tenth of December
    Destroy Me (Shatter Me, #1.5)
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    Smoke and Mirrors
    Unaccustomed Earth
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    The Lottery and Other Stories
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    The Yellow Wallpaper
    Me Talk Pretty One Day

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