Anthologies are collections of smaller works which may be short stories, essays, or poems.

Anthologies may be a blend of different authors following a central theme or genre, or else a book of short stories compiled by the same author.

Anthologies are not a genre, but a type of story collection.

Not Too Late: Changing the Climate Story from Despair to Possibility
Butter: Novellas, Stories, and Fragments
No Edges: Swahili Stories
Twice Cursed: An Anthology
Bound in Flesh: An Anthology of Trans Body Horror
The Essential Peter S. Beagle, Volume I: Lila the Werewolf and Other Stories
Life Beyond Us: An Original Anthology of SF Stories and Science Essays
The Comeback Cowboy
Twice Upon a Name: Tales of Mix-ups and Mistaken Identities
Love and Other Flight Delays
White Cat, Black Dog: Stories
Old Babes in the Wood: Stories
Greymist Fair
A Manual for How to Love Us
Muckross Abbey and Other Stories
Diverted (Coast Guard Recon, #1)
Only One Kiss (Only One, #1)
Old Babes in the Wood: Stories
Summer in Sweetbriar Cove
Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory
Things Have Gotten Worse Since We Last Spoke and Other Misfortunes
Bliss Montage
Pigeon Tony's Last Stand
Unknown Caller
Scattered Showers
Can You Feel This?
Marple: Twelve New Mysteries
Peril (Blood Ties, #3.5)
The Lives of Saints (Grishaverse)
Night Shift by Stephen KingSkeleton Crew by Stephen KingThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeBooks of Blood by Clive BarkerTales of the Cthulhu Mythos by Jim Turner
Short Horror/SciFi Collections
187 books — 113 voters

Consider the Lobster and Other Essays by David Foster WallaceA Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again by David Foster WallaceMe Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisBird by Bird by Anne LamottNaked by David Sedaris
Best Book of Essays
375 books — 173 voters
Let it Snow by John GreenThe Tales of Beedle the Bard by J.K. RowlingBecause You Love to Hate Me by AmerieMeet Cute by Jennifer L. ArmentroutA Tyranny of Petticoats by Jessica Spotswood
Popsugar 2020 - An Anthology
272 books — 160 voters

Love Least Expected by Meredith BondForever Friends by Shelagh WatkinsEnd of the Road by Jacques  AntoineGetting Lucky by J.L. BeckThe Adventure of Creation by Holly Lisle
Best Anthologies
1,050 books — 819 voters

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories
Because You Love to Hate Me: 13 Tales of Villainy
Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft
Must Love Hellhounds
On the Prowl (Alpha & Omega, #0.5)
All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings
Zombies Vs. Unicorns
Dangerous Women
Meet Cute: Some People Are Destined to Meet
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