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.

Belly Up
A Lucky Man
Yumi (Flame in the Mist, #1.75)
Some Trick: Thirteen Stories
Laurie
Come West and See: Stories
Last Stories
The Island Dwellers: Stories
American Hippo (River of Teeth, #1-2)
Meet Behind Mars
In Dark Company (Kate Burkholder #9.5)
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Regarding Your Application Status
C*cky Neighbor
Sampler
Brief Cases (The Dresden Files, #15.1)
Every Exquisite Thing (Ghosts of the Shadow Market, #3)
Trust Fund (Survival of the Richest, #0.5)
And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer
Paris for One and Other Stories
I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death
Ricochet Joe
Twisted Truth (Rogue Justice #1)
The Flowers of Vashnoi (Vorkosigan Saga, #14.1)
He Can Fall (She Can... #4.5)
Hombres sin mujeres
Take Me, Cowboy (Love on Chance Avenue #1; 75th Copper Mountain Rodeo #4)
The Medical Examiner (Women's Murder Club, #16.5)
Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture
The Good Luck Sister (Wildstone, #1.5)
Mischief Under the Mistletoe by Kristin MillerMistletoe Magic by Melissa McCloneAll Is Calm / All Is Bright by Colleen CobleTwelve Nights by Sharon StruthHome For Christmas by Melissa McClone
Christmas and Winter Novellas
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308 books — 514 voters

The God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryThe White Tiger by Aravind AdigaShantaram by Gregory David RobertsSiddhartha by Hermann Hesse
India
627 books — 705 voters

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsCatch-22 by Joseph HellerLamb by Christopher MooreA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Best Humor Writing
597 books — 694 voters
2 States by Chetan BhagatI Too Had a Love Story by Ravinder SinghThe 3 Mistakes of My Life by Chetan BhagatThe Immortals of Meluha by Amish TripathiRevolution 2020 by Chetan Bhagat
Indian Books - Fiction
844 books — 2,293 voters

Interpreter of Maladies
Tenth of December
Dubliners
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
The Yellow Wall-Paper
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Unaccustomed Earth
Stories of Your Life and Others
The Lottery
The Lottery and Other Stories
This Is How You Lose Her

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Edgar Allan Poe
A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it.
Edgar Allan Poe

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