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.

Larger Than Life (Novella)
Stone Mattress
The Epilogue (The Selection #3.1)
Follow (Social Media, #1)
Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories
Wild Attraction (Wild, #0.5)
One Death, Nine Stories
The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas
Flings: Stories
The Girl of Fire and Thorns Stories (Fire and Thorns, #0.5-0.7)
Chasing Perfection: Vol. II (Chasing Perfection, #2)
The Scarlets (Asylum #1.5)
Mr. Tall: Stories
Infinite Repeat


  • 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, 665 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • Tides of Possibility by K.J. Russell
    Tides of Possibility
    Release date: Jul 24, 2014

    These thirty stories and poems have a tidal pull that will upraise your mind in a celestial rhythm as smooth as the phases of the m…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Aug 19 - Sep 19, 2014
    3 copies available, 86 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Tales from the Red Book of Tunes by Tyler  Johnson
    Tales from the Red Book of Tunes
    Release date: Jan 13, 2014
    Folklorist Jiri Hansom Felding is caught in a web of jigs and reels as she tries to untangle the secrets of the melodies set down in the ancient Red B…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jul 18 - Sep 04, 2014
    20 copies available, 254 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Percy Jackson's Greek Gods
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    Four: The Transfer (Divergent, #0.1)
    Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
    The Initiate (Divergent, #0.2)
    Four: The Traitor (Divergent, #0.4)
    Bad Feminist: Essays
    The Son (Divergent, #0.3)
    Beast, Part II (Beast, #2)
    The Prince (The Selection, #0.5)
    The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
    The Guard (The Selection, #2.5)
    Destroy Me (Shatter Me, #1.5)
    Just One Night (Just One Day, #2.5)
    One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories
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    287 books — 384 voters
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    231 books — 255 voters

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    Collections of Short Stories
    1,609 books — 1,292 voters
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    463 books — 665 voters

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    Indian Books - Fiction
    625 books — 1,557 voters
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    Best Anthologies
    415 books — 449 voters

    Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
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    Vampires in the Lemon Grove: Stories
    The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
    Dear Life: Stories
    The Lottery and Other Stories
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