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Love on a Deadline

by Kathryn Springer

They’ve helped orchestrate the perfect day for countless couples. Now twelve new couples will find themselves in the wedding spotlight in the second Year of Weddings novella collection.

MacKenzie “Mac”...


In a Glass Darkly

by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

Though carefully educated in medicine and surgery, I have never practised either. The study of each continues, nevertheless, to interest me profoundly. Neither idleness nor caprice caused my secession from the...


The Archer Files: The Complete Short Stories of Lew Archer, Private Investigator

by Ross Macdonald & Tom Nolan

No matter what cases private eye Lew Archer takes on—a burglary, a runaway, or a disappeared person—the trail always leads to tangled family secrets and murder. Widely considered the heir to Sam Spade and...


Lovers on All Saints' Day: Stories

by Juan Gabriel Vasquez

From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Sound of Things Falling, a brilliant collection of stories that showcases why he is one of the best writers—in any language—working today.

 

Lovers on All...


Pure Slaughter Value: Stories

by Robert Bingham

In his extraordinary debut collection, Pure Slaughter Value, Robert Bingham tracks the conscience of a generation that grew up educated, privileged, and starved for meaning. Bingham's strange sense of morbid...


Park City: New and Selected Stories

by Ann Beattie

Thirty-six stories--eight appearing in a book for the first time and a generous selection from her earlier collections--give us Ann Beattie at stunning mid-career.

Emotionally complex, edgy, and funny, the stories...


My Father Is an Angry Storm Cloud: Collected Stories

by Melissa Reddish

A film studies major gets a meat-processing job supervising the systematic dismemberment and disembowelment of chickens. A troubled loner finds the man of her dreams in a shoebox of horse figurines; a depressed...


Love and Other Wounds

by Jordan Harper

Denizens of the shadows who live outside the law—from the desolate meth labs of the Ozark Mountains to the dog-fighting rings of Detroit to the lavish Los Angeles hotels where the famous run wild—the characters...


Grimm's Fairy Tales

by Jacob Grimm & Wilhelm Grimm

...It was the middle of winter, when the broad flakes of snow were falling around, that the queen of a country many thousand miles off sat working at her window. The frame of the window was made of fine black...


Black Forest Stories

by Berthold Auerbach

"It is a singular story, and yet intimately connected with the great events of modern history, or, what is almost the same thing, with the history of Napoleon. Those were memorable times. Every farmer could...


Rousseau Moon

by David Cameron

These stories are pictures of contemporary life and primitive longing, peopled by characters who often seem to be moving through interior landscapes. 'It is too easy to call it escape,' the narrator of ARID...


Fairy Tales From all Nations

by Anthony R. Montalba

The time has been, but happily exists no longer, when it would have been necessary to offer an apology for such a book as this. In those days it was not held that Beauty is its own excuse for being; on the contrary,...


The Watercress Girl

by H.E. Bates

Stories about children are not always for children. In The Watercress Girl, H. E. Bates masterfully depicts a childhood which, by proxy, reveals the mystifying world of the adult. Through a series of short,...


Peripheral Vision: Stories

by Paddy O¿Reilly

A teenager on the tram meets an old man claiming to be Jesus Christ. Six young women band together on a night prowl. A Filipino immigrant clashes with his eldest sister, who has brought him to Australia for...


Only Wounded

by Patrick Taylor

Ireland, home of legendary poets and storytellers, has been wracked by bloody sectarian violence over the last quarter century. Bombs and guns were, and once again are, the primary negotiation tools used by...


Music for Wartime: Stories

by Rebecca Makkai

Named one of the must-read books of the summer by The Chicago Tribune, O Magazine, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and The L MagazineRebecca Makkai’s first two novels, The Borrower...


Black Glass: Short Fictions

by Karen Joy Fowler

An early work from PEN/Faulkner Award winner and Man Booker finalist Karen Joy Fowler, reissued and beautifully repackaged for new fans and old.

 

First published in 1998 to high praise, and now reissued with...


Viral: Stories

by Emily Mitchell

A dazzling collection of stories about how the familiar can suddenly turn strange.

A guidebook introduces foreign visitors to a recognizable but dreamlike America, where mirrors are haunted and the Statue of...


The Wrangler of Kings: A Collection of Short Stories

by C A Avila, Tamara Peynado & Chelsea Yen

We are each the kings of our own lives, but even kings can and will be wrangled into their rightful place. Enjoy this collection of short stories that explore the spirituality, hopes, romances, and inspirations...


Tales of the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald

"John T. Unger came from a family that had been well known in Hades—a small town on the Mississippi River—for several generations. John's father had held the amateur golf championship through many a heated...