Color Outside the Lines

07 December 2019 | By Sangu Mandanna | Filed in: short stories.

This modern, groundbreaking YA anthology explores the complexity and beauty of interracial and LGBTQ relationships where differences are front and center When people ask me what this anthology is about, I m often tempted to give them the complicated answer it s about race, and about how being

Christmas in the City

07 December 2019 | By L.J. Shen | Filed in: short stories.

Twelve bestselling authors have come together to brighten your holiday with six ALL NEW co written novels Travel through six cities and fall in love with these enchanting love stories L.J Shen Helena Hunting Just The Tip It s not every day you meet a stranger who knows how to jingle your bells

The New Voices of Science Fiction

07 December 2019 | By Hannu Rajaniemi | Filed in: short stories.

What would you do if your collective of tiny bots suddenly decide to mutiny Would you find bioprinted steak delicious, even after it was signed by the artist Is an 11 second attention span long enough to bond with a cryogenically revived tourist Would you sell your native language to send your

Made Things

07 December 2019 | By Adrian Tchaikovsky | Filed in: short stories.

She was good at making friends Coppelia is a street thief, a trickster, a low level con artist But she has something other thieves don t tiny puppet like friends some made of wood, some of metal They don t entirely trust her, and she doesn t entirely understand them, but their partnership

Winter Tales

07 December 2019 | By Tiffany Reisz | Filed in: short stories.

An Original Sinners Christmas Anthology Return to USA Today bestseller Tiffany Reisz s Original Sinners series with Winter Tales, a collection of three fan favorite Christmas novellas plus a brand new novella exclusive to this anthology In December Wine, the long awaited story of Nora Sutherlin s

Shine of the Ever

07 December 2019 | By Claire Rudy Foster | Filed in: short stories.

Shine of the Ever is a literary mix tape of queer voices out of 1990s Portland By turns tender and punk tough, fierce and loving, this collection of short stories explores what binds a community of queer and trans people as they negotiate love, screwing up and learning to forgive themselves for

Cutting Edge: New Stories of Mystery and Crime by Women Writers

07 December 2019 | By Joyce Carol Oates | Filed in: short stories.

Joyce Carol Oates pulls out all the stops in this chilling female centric noir collection featuring brand new writing from Margaret Atwood, Aimee Bender, Edwidge Danticat, and Joyce Carol Oates, a queenpin of the noir genre, has brought her keen and discerning eye to the curation of an

Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers (Infinite Stars, #2)

07 December 2019 | By Bryan Thomas Schmidt | Filed in: short stories.

Continuing the definitive space opera anthology series Today s most popular writers produce new stories set in their most famous universes, alongside essential and seminal short fiction from past masters The follow up to the critically acclaimed INFINITE STARS anthology, INFINITE STARS DARK

The Origin of the Flow (The Interdependency, #0.5)

07 December 2019 | By John Scalzi | Filed in: short stories.

I sometimes write reference pieces for myself so I can give some context to myself about what I m writing Those pieces usually are never seen by others, but they re useful for me, and they make a better book for everyone else This is one of those pieces In the book, humans get around space via

Sh*tshow (A Vintage Short)

07 December 2019 | By Richard Russo | Filed in: short stories.

A Vintage Shorts Short Story original David and Ellie didn t realize how much they have missed their friends, two other couples who had moved out of their modest neighborhood in a desert city for the comforts of the suburbs, until the day of Donald Trump s election Separated also from their

What Burns

07 December 2019 | By Dale Peck | Filed in: short stories.

What Burns is the first collection of short fiction from Lambda Award winning novelist Dale Peck these stories in this career spanning volume have won two O Henry awards and a Pushcart Prize Written over the course of twenty five years, the stories in What Burns examine the extremes of desire

Lupa

07 December 2019 | By Sita Salminen | Filed in: short stories.

Sita Salmisen Lupa Eroottisia novelleja on rohkea ja nautinnollinen puheenvuoro seksipositiivisuuden puolesta Kutkuttavat tarinat kuvaavat, miten joskus parasta on hellyys, toisinaan kovemmat otteet, mutta ehk kaikkein kiihottavinta on antaa ja saada lupa Sita Salminen jakaa el m ns

Endland

07 December 2019 | By Tim Etchells | Filed in: short stories.

Screwed up England and its characters channelled in strange, twisted, funny, cartoon like innovative fiction that grasps our times better than straight realism Kings, lords, liars, usherettes, goal hangers, gun men and prostitutes, Whether or not these stories bear any relation to life as it is

In Xanadu

07 December 2019 | By Lavie Tidhar | Filed in: short stories.

Security through physicality Security through redundancy Security through obscurity How do immortal artificial intelligences defend themselves With an air gap With a security force that has no connection to anything that can harm them With a young woman, trained to fight and to die who, along

In the Heart of the Fire (Nameless #1)

07 December 2019 | By Dean Koontz | Filed in: short stories.

A bloodthirsty sheriff is terrorizing a small Texas town where justice has been buried with his victims Until Nameless arrives a vigilante whose past is a mystery and whose future is written in blood.Anyone who crosses Sheriff Russell Soakes is dead, missing, or warned One of them is a single

Photographing the Dead (Nameless #2)

07 December 2019 | By Dean Koontz | Filed in: short stories.

A self styled artist is getting away with murder in Death Valley If all goes well, so will Nameless In part two of the Nameless series, the relentless avenger is haunted by nightmares of the past and visions of what s to come.Palmer Oxenwald s hunting ground is the Mojave wasteland His victims

The Praying Mantis Bride (Nameless #3)

07 December 2019 | By Dean Koontz | Filed in: short stories.

A deadly black widow has eliminated three husbands and counting But Nameless knows her one weakness To bring truth and its consequences to her crimes, the vigilante must spin a web of his own in part three of the Nameless series.Lucia current last name, Rickenbah has made a fortune by marrying

Red Rain (Nameless #4)

07 December 2019 | By Dean Koontz | Filed in: short stories.

In a town where the corrupt are protected, a bereaved mother seeks retribution for an arsonist s deadly crimes Only Nameless can help ease the burden of her grief and satisfy her rage in part four of this thrilling series.After a suspicious house fire, Regina Belmont lost her two children, was left

Memories of Tomorrow (Nameless #6)

07 December 2019 | By Dean Koontz | Filed in: short stories.

What strange science made Nameless who he is What catastrophes have been erased from his memories In the stunning conclusion of this series, the dark past comes flooding back, and Nameless must decide how much he really wants to know.In Indiana, a murderous psycho has kidnapped his own