Short Stories

How I Resist by Maureen Johnson

How I Resist by Maureen Johnson

Anthologies, Nonfiction, Short Stories
How I Resist by Maureen Johnson eBook Download An all-star collection of essays about activism and hope, edited by bestselling YA author Maureen Johnson. Now, more than ever, young people are motivated to make a difference in a world they're bound to inherit. They're ready to stand up and be heard - but with much to shout about, where they do they begin? What can I do? How can I help? How I Resist is the response, and a way to start the conversation. To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change. A collection of essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope, How I Resist features an all-star group of contributors, including, John Paul Brammer, Libba Bray, Lauren Duca, Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Just
Cocktales by Penny Reid

Cocktales by Penny Reid

Anthologies, Contemporary, Romance, Short Stories
Cocktales by Penny Reid eBook Download About the Cocktales Anthology: Cocktales is a limited-release anthology (available *only* from May 26 – August 26, 2018) of original, never before published material, some of which is raw and unedited. Each story was specifically written for this anthology. The goal of the Cocktales Anthology is to raise funds to fight against obstruction of creative expression. Specifically, what we believe are obstruction attempts through the trademarking of common (single) words for titicular use in books / or as a book series (eBooks, print, and audio). *ALL* net profits will be donated to: 1) Authors already impacted by creative-obstruction (10%), and 2) Romance Writers of America (RWA) (90%) as a general donation intended for their Advocacy Fund.
You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Fiction, Short Stories
You Think It, I'll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld eBook Download A suburban mother of two fantasizes about the downfall of an old friend whose wholesome lifestyle empire may or may not be built on a lie. A high-powered lawyer honeymooning with her husband is caught off guard by the appearance of the girl who tormented her in high school. A shy Ivy League student learns the truth about a classmate’s seemingly enviable life. Curtis Sittenfeld has established a reputation as a sharp chronicler of the modern age who humanizes her subjects even as she skewers them. Now, with this first collection of short fiction, her “astonishing gift for creating characters that take up residence in readers’ heads” (The Washington Post) is showcased like never before. Throughout the ten stories in You Th
Until I Saw You by Jordan Marie

Until I Saw You by Jordan Marie

Romance, Short Stories
Until I Saw You by Jordan Marie eBook Download At first glance, I knew you were mine. Your smile captured me and refused to let me go. I’m too dirty to touch you; too tainted from my past. You deserve better. But you’re the one thing I can’t run from. I thought love wasn’t for me. I was prepared to walk this world alone. Until I Saw You.
Brief, Horrible Moments by Marko Pandza

Brief, Horrible Moments by Marko Pandza

Anthologies, Fiction, Horror, Short Stories
Brief, Horrible Moments by Marko Pandza eBook Download Chill your bones with two hundred and forty two horror stories, one sentence at a time. Monsters, demons, creatures and oddities. Murder, death and the dead. Family, friends, love and relationships. Food and eating. Fear, dread, and the unknown. Crime and punishment. The human body. Lock the doors, turn up the lights, and take a deep breath. A series of brief, horrible moments await.
Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Contemporary, Cultural, Fiction, Race, Short Stories
Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires eBook Download Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Díaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era. A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and the contemporary middle class in these compelling, boundary-pushing vignettes. Each captivating story plunges headfirst into the lives of new, utterly original characters. Some are darkly humorous—from two mothers exchanging snide remarks through notes in their kids’ backpacks, to the young girl contemplating how best to notify her Facebook friends of her impending suicide—while others are devastatingly poignant—a new m
You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

You Think It, I’ll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld

Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Stories
You Think It, I'll Say It by Curtis Sittenfeld eBook Download A suburban mother of two fantasizes about the downfall of an old friend whose wholesome lifestyle empire may or may not be built on a lie. A high-powered lawyer honeymooning with her husband is caught off guard by the appearance of the girl who tormented her in high school. A shy Ivy League student learns the truth about a classmate’s seemingly enviable life. Curtis Sittenfeld has established a reputation as a sharp chronicler of the modern age who humanizes her subjects even as she skewers them. Now, with this first collection of short fiction, her “astonishing gift for creating characters that take up residence in readers’ heads” (The Washington Post) is showcased like never before. Throughout the ten stories in You Th
Son of the Dawn by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan

Son of the Dawn by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan

Fantasy, Short Stories, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult
Son of the Dawn by Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan eBook Download The Lightwoods, the Shadowhunters who run the New York Institute, are expecting a new addition to their family: the orphaned son of their father's friend, Jace Wayland. Alec and Isabelle aren't too sure they want a new brother, and their parents are not assuaging their fears, too occupied with the dark news that Raphael Santiago, second-in-command of the New York vampire clan, has brought from the Shadow Market.
The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard

The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard

Fiction, Mystery, Novella, Science Fiction, Short Stories
The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard eBook Download Welcome to the Scattered Pearls Belt, a collection of ring habitats and orbitals ruled by exiled human scholars and powerful families, and held together by living mindships who carry people and freight between the stars. In this fluid society, human and mindship avatars mingle in corridors and in function rooms, and physical and virtual realities overlap, the appareance of environments easily modified and adapted to interlocutors or current mood. A transport ship discharged from military service after a traumatic injury, The Shadow's Child now ekes out a precarious living as a brewer of mind-altering drugs for the comfort of space-travellers. Meanwhile, abrasive and eccentric scholar Long Chau wants to find a corp
Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

Fiction, Literary Fiction, Short Stories
Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout eBook Download Recalling Olive Kitteridge in its richness, structure, and complexity, Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others. Here are two sisters: One trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life. The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughter longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother's happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton (the heroine of My Name Is Lucy Barton, the author's celebrated New York Times bestseller) returns to visit her sib