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Amy Foster

by Joseph Conrad

In the nineteenth century, mass immigration changed the face of the world. Although we like to think of this cross-cultural pollination as being a positive trend in human history, the truth of the matter is...


SAHM I Am

by Maryann Miller

A humorous short story about a woman and a computer. Can the two co-habitate in peace? Technology may be on the verge of having sophisticated home computers that run an entire household, but have the scientists...


Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime: Stories

by J. California Cooper

Whether through her stories or her legendary readings, J. California Cooper has an uncanny ability to reach out to readers like an old and dear friend.  Her characters are plain-spoken and direct: simple people...


The Enchanted Wanderer: and Other Stories

by Nikolai Leskov, Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky

Written over the course of Leskov’s career, each story in The Enchanted Wanderer elucidates the very essence of the human condition; themes of love, despair, loneliness, and revenge are explored against the...


Crime

by Ferdinand Von Schirach & Carol Janeway

From Ferdinand von Schirach, one of Germany’s most prominent defense attorneys, comes a jolting debut collection of short stories that daringly brings to light the motivations stirring within the criminal...


Gryphon: New and Selected Stories

by Charles Baxter

Ever since the publication of The Harmony of the World in 1984, Charles Baxter has slowly gained a reputation as one of America’s finest short-story writers. Each subsequent collection—Through the Safety...


The Yellow Wallpaper

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

This early work by Charlotte Perkins Gilman was originally published in 1899. Born in Hartford, Connecticut, USA in 1860, Gilman was the great niece of Henry Ward Beecher and Sister to Harriet Beecher Stowe....


Surprise Larceny

by S. Furlong-Bolliger

Frank had it all figured out: a few under-the-the table money transfers, a new identity, and a plan to live out his retirement years a self-made man. He would have succeeded too, if it weren't for an untimely...


Flood!

by Augusta Trobaugh

A wayward hurricane comes to an abrupt halt over South Georgia, pumping out a flood with gruesome results. At the same time, a young teen experiences such wanderlust that her own turbulent emotions reflect the...


The Anne of Green Gables Collection (Illustrated)

by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Table Of Contents

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

ANNE of the ISLAND

Anne's House of Dreams

CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA

FURTHER CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA

THE GOLDEN ROAD

KILMENY OF THE ORCHARD

Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to...


Damage Control

by Amber Dermont

"Dermont's short story collection, which follows her debut novel (The Starboard Sea, 2012), demonstrates the author's versatility and sardonic humor…Dermont delivers strong prose and intriguing characters...


Fools: Stories

by Joan Silber

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD. “Emotionally, it’s astounding. ‘Linked’ doesn’t begin to describe the complex web Silber has woven. . . . Beautiful, intricate and wise.”—New York Times...


What Precision, Such Restraint

by Jourdan Phil

Stories of language, the mind, absence and the gutter.


Talking to the Dead

by Sylvia Watanabe

By an 0. Henry Award-winning young writer, these interrelated stories paint a moving, many-faceted portrait of a Hawaiian village, where ancient traditions and modern values meet in a magical mix of the marvelous...


Married Love

by Tessa Hadley

"A supremely perceptive writer of formidable skill and intelligence," (New York Times Book Review), Tessa Hadley is the author of four critically acclaimed novels, including The London Train, a New York Times...


Christmas in Killarney

by S. Furlong-Bolliger

Maureen is facing the prospect of a depressing Christmas after her husband Bob loses his job and she's forced to clean hotel rooms. When Bob's former boss is murdered, she thinks there's a chance that the couple's...


A Gift of Gold

by Jacquelynn Luben

Lucia is a voluptuous beauty, so who could imagine she would fall for Happy Jack, a middle-aged gambler and racketeer, with a wife and children? But fall she does, into a relationship going nowhere. After 20...


Never Prosper

by T. Marcus Christian

Ethan was a fastidious planner; no detail escaped his keen eye. Constantly juggling his wife's schedule with his job and clandestine meetings with a "special friend" from the office, he was finally hitting his...


The Cloaca

by Andrew Hood

This book will remind you why you love reading. The stories included in Andrew Hood's sophomore collection are messy, beautiful, gross, funny, personal. The Cloaca is a train-wreck of awesomeness. It's your...


Ship Fever: Stories

National Book Award for Fiction 1996

by Andrea Barrett

1996 National Book Award Winner for Fiction. The elegant short fictions gathered hereabout the love of science and the science of love are often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century. Interweaving...