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Three Thousand Stitches

by Sudha Murty

A heart-warming tale of courage and conviction from India’s biggest-selling woman author Two decades ago, when Sudha Murty approached a group of devadasis for the first time, determined to make a difference...


White Man's Problems

by Kevin Morris

In nine stories that move between nouveau riche Los Angeles and the working class East Coast, Kevin Morris explores the vicissitudes of modern life. Whether looking for creative ways to let off steam after a...


Is He Fresh?

by Devdutt Pattanaik

A powerful work of fiction from India’s bestselling mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik When Mahesh agrees to meet his friend, Akshay, at midnight, in the middle of one of Mumbai’s maze-like slums, he doesn’t...


Carniepunk: The Inside Man

by Nicole Peeler

Award-winning author Nicole Peeler brings the supernatural adventure from Tempest Rising and Tempest Reborn to this urban fantasy short story in the spellbinding Carniepunk anthology.

The ladies of Triptych—Capitola,...


Carniepunk: Freak House

by Kelly Meding

Kelly Meding, author of the Dreg City and Metas series, delivers a wickedly fun short story in the Carniepunk anthology—a collection of urban fantasy tales that put a supernatural spin on all things carnival....


Carniepunk: The Werewife

by Jaye Wells

Chills and thrills abound in this wild story of marital discord and fuzzy threats from USA TODAY bestselling author Jaye Wells—from the Carniepunk urban fantasy anthology.

One week after she is bitten by the...


Carniepunk: Painted Love

by Rob Thurman

From Rob Thurman, the New York Times bestselling author of the Cal Leandros, comes this wicked, mind-bending short story—from the Carniepunk urban fantasy anthology.


Hall of Small Mammals: Stories

by Thomas Pierce

A wild, inventive ride of a short story collection from a distinctive new American storyteller.

The stories in Thomas Pierce's Hall of Small Mammals take place at the confluence of the commonplace and the cosmic,...


Honeydew: Stories

by Edith Pearlman

A new story collection from the author of Binocular Vision, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and finalist for the National Book Award.

Over the past several decades, Edith Pearlman has staked...


The Alphabet of Birds

by SJ Naudé

If death comes to a loved one, can we grieve alone? When all around is in ruins, can we confine our lives to one beautiful room constructed out of art, or love, or family ties? And when the words we know prove...


Almost Famous Women: Stories

by Megan Mayhew Bergman

From the acclaimed author of Birds of a Lesser Paradise, a dazzling new collection that explores the lives of unforgettable women in history.

The fascinating characters in Megan Mayhew Bergman’s new stories...


The Martini Shot: A Novella and Stories

by George Pelecanos

Short stories and a novella from one of crime fiction's most revered writers.

Whether they're cops or conmen, savage killers or creative types, gangsters or God-fearing citizens, George Pelecanos' characters...


Ground Zero, Nagasaki: Stories

by Yuichi Seirai & Paul Warham

Set in contemporary Nagasaki, the six short stories in this collection draw an unflinching portrait of the A-bomb’s horrific, ongoing trauma. Whether they experienced the attack directly or have merely heard...


A Man Made Entirely of Bats

by Patrick Lenton

A Man Made Entirely of Bats is a collection of short stories and flash fiction by one of Australia's newest voices. Comedic and absurd, these stories are an entertaining exploration of the concept of super heroes...


The Five Dollar Smile: And Other Stories

by Shashi Tharoor

This touching and funny collection of stories showcases Tharoor’s daunting literary acumen, as well as the keen sensitivity that informs his ability to write profoundly and entertainingly on themes ranging...


The Would-be Father

by Charles Baxter

An eBook short.

From the collection Gryphon, Charles Baxter’s luminous story of caretaking under any circumstance.    

Burrage never thought he’d be the responsible one. When his brother and sister-in-law...


Carniepunk: Daughter of the Midway, the Mermaid, and the Open, Lonely Sea

by Seanan McGuire

From New York Times bestselling author Seanan McGuire, a haunting urban fantasy short story in the Carniepunk anthology—for fans of all things circus, supernatural, and mysterious…

It’s been seventeen years...


The War of the Fatties and Other Stories from Aztec History

by Salvador Novo & Michael Alderson

In "The War of the Fatties," a campy, tongue-in-cheek retelling of an episode from the Mexican "Trojan War," naked fat women from Tlatelolco discombobulate Tenochtitlan's invading army by squirting them with...


The Settling Earth

by Rebecca Burns

Marriage transplants Sarah thousands of miles from home; a failed love affair forces Phoebe to make drastic choices in a new environment; a sudden, shocking discovery brings Mrs Ellis to reconsider her life...


Kiddieland and other misfortunes

by Tim Chapman

In his first short story collection Tim Chapman explores behaviors that are at once familiar and bizarre, while introducing us to an odd assemblage of characters. A reformed hit man has to kill to save the love...