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.
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Afterparties
The Ones Who Don't Say They Love You: Stories
Skinship
Hide and Don't Seek: And Other Very Scary Stories
Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket: Stories
Sometimes I Trip On How Happy We Could Be
An Amish Schoolroom: Three Stories
American Estrangement: Stories
In the Watchful City
Horse Girls: Recovering, Aspiring, and Devoted Riders Redefine the Iconic Bond
Something Wonderful: Stories
Light Chaser
Black Boy Joy
The Glassy, Burning Floor of Hell
Living Beyond Borders: Stories About Growing Up Mexican in America
The Sixth Wedding (28 Summers #1.5)
The Lost Soul of the City (Nameless: Season Two #1)
Gentle Is the Angel of Death (Nameless: Season Two #2)
Kaleidoscope (Nameless: Season Two #3)
Zero In (Nameless: Season Two #6)
Corkscrew (Nameless: Season Two #5)
Norse Mythology
Whereabouts
First Person Singular: Stories
Memories of Tomorrow (Nameless: Season One #6)
The Eighth Detective
Christmas in Quincy (The Edens, #0.5)
The Wreckage of My Presence: Essays
Say You'll Stay (Wishing Tree, #0.5)
Turning Point
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
689 books — 1,865 voters

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. TolkienHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeAnimal Farm by George Orwell
Works of Pure Genius
667 books — 835 voters
Nine Stories by J.D. SalingerDubliners by James JoyceA Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O'ConnorThe Complete Stories and Poems by Edgar Allan PoeInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Collections of Short Stories
2,718 books — 2,528 voters

Evenfall by AisThe Student Prince by FayJayAfterimage by AisThe Violet and the Tom by Eve OcotilloFade by Ais
Favorite Unpublished M/M Stories
293 books — 1,196 voters
Romancing the Paranormal by Stephanie RoweSummer Fire by Gennita LowPeace, Love, & Romance by Jennifer TheriotIndulgence by Nina LevinePropose To Me by Caroline Andrus
Best Romance Anthologies/Collections
297 books — 731 voters

Interpreter of Maladies
Her Body and Other Parties
Tenth of December
Stories of Your Life and Others
Dubliners
Nine Stories
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
The Lottery
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Exhalation
Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions
The Lottery and Other Stories
The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Hogwarts Library)

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