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.

Night of the Living Queers: 13 Tales of Terror Delight
Tomb Sweeping
Terrace Story
Spin a Black Yarn
Thin Skin: Essays
Every Drop Is a Man's Nightmare
Witness: Stories
Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz: Stories of the Witch Knight and the Puppet Sorcerer
Wednesday's Child: Stories
The Book of Witches
Holler, Child: Stories
Disruptions: Stories
Let's Go Let's Go Let's Go
From a Certain Point of View: Return of the Jedi (From a Certain Point of View, #3)
Fit for the Gods
A Night at the Tropicana
How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories (The Folk of the Air, #3.5)
The Gift
Falling Bodies (The Far Reaches, #3)
The Sixth Wedding (28 Summers #1.5)
Golden Hills
Before We Say Goodbye (Before the Coffee Gets Cold, #4)
The Mosquito (Obsession collection)
Murder at the Royal Ruby (Obsession collection)
It Will All Work Out: The Freedom of Letting Go
The Young Man
The Tiger Came to the Mountains
The Heart of a Mother (Obsession collection)
One Night Love (Whiskey Run: Sugar, #1)
Just a Girl (Obsession collection)
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 MooreBattersea Parker by Jimmy Tudeski
Best Humor Writing
770 books — 881 voters
The Tell-Tale Heart and Other Writings by Edgar Allan PoeThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeThe Martian Chronicles by Ray BradburyTales of Old by Johnathon NicolaouDubliners by James Joyce
Best Short Stories
1,711 books — 1,239 voters

The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniA Fine Balance by Rohinton MistryThe God of Small Things by Arundhati RoyThe Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Best South Asian Fiction
708 books — 1,957 voters
Evenfall by AisThe Student Prince by FayJayAfterimage by AisThe Violet and the Tom by Eve OcotilloFade by Ais
Favorite Unpublished M/M Stories
333 books — 1,203 voters

Conjuring Darkness by Melanie  JamesSpellbound in His Arms by Angel SeferCornered Coyote by Dianne HarmanReckless Endangerment by Amber Lea EastonThe Gang Bust by Dorothy May Mercer
Indie Romantic Suspense/Thrillers
394 books — 604 voters
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret AtwoodAnne of Green Gables by L.M. MontgomeryLife of Pi by Yann MartelThe Book of Negroes by Lawrence HillThe English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
Canadian Fiction
1,022 books — 615 voters

Her Body and Other Parties: Stories
Interpreter of Maladies
The Yellow Wall-Paper
Stories of Your Life and Others
Tenth of December
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
Nine Stories
The Lottery
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
The Lottery and Other Stories
The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories

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