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Fresh Complaint

by Jeffrey Eugenides Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 03, 2017)

The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides’s bestselling novels have shown him to be an astute observer of the crises of adolescence, self-discovery,...


Her Body and Other Parties

by Carmen Maria Machado Graywolf Press (October 03, 2017)

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales,...


The Relive Box and Other Stories

by T.C. Boyle Ecco (October 03, 2017)

While T.C. Boyle is known as one of our greatest American novelists, he is also an acknowledged master of the short story and is perhaps at his funniest, his most moving, and his most surprising in the short...


Christmas Weddings (Millie Vanilla’s Cupcake Café, Book 3)

by Georgia Hill HarperImpulse (September 29, 2017)

Winter wedding bells are ringing at the Cupcake Café!

It’s winter in Berecombe and Millie’s café is up for sale. Her final task as its owner is to host her friends’ Christmas wedding on the beach,...


The Cotswolds Cookery Club: A Taste of France - Book 3

by Alice Ross HQ Digital (September 27, 2017)

‘One of the best stories I’ve read in a long time…I can’t wait to read the other two!’ Stacey Rebecca (NetGalley reviewer) Too many men spoil the broth…?

Kate Harris has enough on her plate! Life...


Winter Tales

by Kenneth Steven Marylebone House (September 21, 2017)

Elemental, timeless stories, set in Italy, Finland, Ireland, Russia, Germany, Scotland and America, reveal the impact the seasons can have on our inner being

Although each is complete in itself, these beautifully...


Billy Budd, Bartleby, and Other Stories

by Herman Melville Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

“Billy Budd” is the final work of American author Herman Melville which was discovered amongst his papers three decades after his death and first published in Raymond Weaver’s 1924 edition of “The Collected...


Just So Stories (Illustrated by the Author)

by Rudyard Kipling Digireads.com Publishing (September 20, 2017)

First published in 1902, “Just So Stories” is Rudyard Kipling’s classic collection of animal fables and poetry. This collection grew out of nighttime story-telling between Rudyard and his daughter Josephine....


Iraq + 100

by Hassan Blasim Tom Doherty Associates (September 12, 2017)

A groundbreaking anthology of science fiction from Iraq that will challenge your perception of what it means to be “The Other”

“History is a hostage, but it will bite through the gag you tie around its...


A Wasted Hour

by Jeffrey Archer St. Martin's Press (September 05, 2017)

A Wasted Hour is one of those remarkable short stories that you just know has to be true. Kelley, a Stanford College student and aspiring writer, always thumbs a lift back to campus, not only to save money,...


I Never Talk About It

by Véronique Côté & Steve Gagnon Baraka Books (August 29, 2017)

The local and the universal come together in these 37 short stories, brought into English by 37 different translators from all over the world. The result gives readers a flavour of the fresh new writing coming...


The Cotswolds Cookery Club: A Taste of Spain - Book 2

by Alice Ross HQ Digital (August 18, 2017)

‘One of the best stories I’ve read in a long time…I can’t wait to read the other two!’ Stacey Rebecca (NetGalley reviewer) Life begins at forty…

Trish Ford always dreamed of living in a little chocolate...


Visitations

by Lee Upton LSU Press (August 16, 2017)

The seventeen stories in Lee Upton’s Visitations often center around books--as art objects, as lost objects, as points of contention, as inspiration. “Night Walkers” tells the story of the world’s laziest...


The Scratch (A Novella)

by Andrew Taylor HarperCollins (July 27, 2017)

From the No.1 bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London comes a gothic novella – perfect for fans of The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley.

Clare and Gerald live a perfect life in the Forest...


The Leper House (A Novella)

by Andrew Taylor HarperCollins (July 27, 2017)

From the No.1 bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London comes a gothic novella – perfect for fans of The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley.

One stormy night in Suffolk, a man’s car breaks...


Broken Voices (A Novella)

by Andrew Taylor HarperCollins (July 27, 2017)

From the No.1 bestselling author of The American Boy and The Ashes of London comes a gothic novella – perfect for fans of The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley.

It’s Christmas before the Great War and two lonely...


Madame Zero

by Sarah Hall Custom House (July 25, 2017)

From one of the most accomplished British writers working today, the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted author of The Wolf Border, comes a unique and arresting collection of short fiction that is both disturbing and...


The Cotswolds Cookery Club: A Taste of Italy - Book 1

by Alice Ross HQ Digital (July 21, 2017)

‘One of the best stories I’ve read in a long time…I can’t wait to read the other two!’ Stacey Rebecca (NetGalley reviewer) The perfect recipe for happiness?

Connie has had enough. Enough of the city,...


The Dark Dark

by Samantha hunt Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 18, 2017)

“Wields such a subtle and alien power . . . Wonderfully spooky.” —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker

"A feminist manifesto threaded through imaginative fiction; it’s the most evocative, impressive collection...


Knots

by Gunnhild Øyehaug & Kari Dickson Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 11, 2017)

A mesmerizing collection of playfully surreal stories from one of Norway’s most celebrated writers

First published in Norway in 2004, Knots is Gunnhild Øyehaug’s radical collection of short stories that...


Continent

by Jim Crace Ecco (June 13, 2017)

Jim Crace’s imaginative first book, seven linked stories, now available in a deluxe paperback edition in Ecco’s The Art of the Story Series

“Makes us see our own world more clearly . . . brilliant, provocative...


Summer Loves (Millie Vanilla’s Cupcake Café, Book 2)

by Georgia Hill HarperImpulse (June 02, 2017)

Summer lovin’ never happened so fast…but will it last?

Heartbroken after breaking up with her gorgeous boyfriend, Jed, even baking in her beloved Cupcake Café while the summer sun’s shining on Berecombe...


A Theocsbury Storyteller

by Mj David Melrose Books (May 23, 2017)

This is the first collection of short stories by M J David. Drawn from personal experience and life in general, this eclectic mix of stories are captivating and will leave the reader wanting more. Some will...


Bad Dreams and Other Stories

by Tessa Hadley Harper (May 16, 2017)

The award-winning author of The Past once again "crystallizes the atmosphere of ordinary life in prose somehow miraculous and natural" (Washington Post), in a collection of stories that elevate the mundane into...


Fen

by Daisy Johnson Graywolf Press (May 02, 2017)

A singular debut that “marks the emergence of a great, stomping, wall-knocking talent” (Kevin Barry)

Daisy Johnson’s Fen, set in the fenlands of England, transmutes the flat, uncanny landscape into a rich,...


Wicked Wonders

by Ellen Klages & Karen Joy Fowler Tachyon Publications (May 02, 2017)

The Scott O'Dell award-winning author of The Green Glass Sea returns with her second collection: a new decade of lyrical stories with vintage flair.

Inside of these critically-acclaimed tales are memorable characters...


Wish You Were Here (The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse, Book 4)

by Cressida McLaughlin HarperCollins (April 20, 2017)

The charming new bestseller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Canal Boat Cafe

Robin decides that a grand gesture is what’s needed to prove her feelings to Will and, with the help of her guests, hatches...


Children Are Bored on Sundays

by Jean Stafford Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 04, 2017)

"Probably the best young prose writer in the U.S.," as Time oncecalled her, Jean Stafford made a selection of her favorite among the stories she published in The New Yorker and elsewhere since 1944. Children...


The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

by Jean Stafford & Joyce Carol Oates Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 04, 2017)

These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day. Jean Stafford communicates the small details of loneliness and connection,...


The Proper Way To Stop A Wedding (In Seven Days Or Less)

by Victoria Alexander Mills & Boon (April 01, 2017)

Settle in for a wicked romp in this captivating instalment of The Lady Travellers Society series by bestselling author Victoria Alexander

The family of the bride is expected to revel in the joy of the upcoming...


Do Not Disturb (The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse, Book 3)

by Cressida McLaughlin HarperCollins (March 24, 2017)

The charming new bestseller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Canal Boat Cafe

Robin is devastated that a rift has come between her and her neighbour Will. To add to her anxiety, the other residents of...


Wait Till You See Me Dance

by Deb Olin Unferth Graywolf Press (March 21, 2017)

“Deb Olin Unferth’s stories are so smart, fast, full of heart, and distinctive in voice—each an intense little thought-system going out earnestly in search of strange new truths. What an important and...


Swimmer Among the Stars

by Kanishk Tharoor Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 14, 2017)

“[A] writer who is gifted not just with extraordinary talent but also with a subtle, original, and probing mind.” —Amitav Ghosh

In one of the singularly imaginative stories from Kanishk Tharoor’s Swimmer...


Someone always robs the poor

by Carl MacDougall Freight Books (February 23, 2017)

A long-awaited new collection of stories from one of Scotland's most acclaimed writers. A young man returns from London, facing the prospect of reunion with a young daughter he's never met. A woman recounts...


Elegies for Uncanny Girls

by Colville, Jennifer Break Away Book Club Edition (February 20, 2017)

Unsettling and perceptive, these short stories challenge American girlhood in all its delusions, conflicting messages, and treacherous terrain. Wide- and wise-eyed, mysterious girls leave their realities behind...


Writing on Water

by Maggie Harris Seren (February 16, 2017)

'Maggie Harris mines the hidden corners of marriage, motherhood, exile, and the places we choose to call home... Whether exploring Guyana's junglescapes and flatlands, Irish cliffs or rural Wales, her characters...


Fully Booked (The Once in a Blue Moon Guesthouse, Book 2)

by Cressida McLaughlin HarperCollins (February 16, 2017)

The charming new bestseller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Canal Boat Cafe

Robin’s reinvention of her parent’s guesthouse is a hit. Bookings are up and the carefully themed rooms are hugely popular...


Winter's King

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Day Before the Revolution

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Word of Unbinding

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


April in Paris

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Rule of Names

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


The Stars Below

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


Direction of the Road

by Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial (February 14, 2017)

The recipient of numerous literary prizes, including the National Book Award, the Kafka Award, and the Pushcart Prize, Ursula K. Le Guin is renowned for her spare, elegant prose, rich characterization, and diverse...


An Irish Country Cookbook

by Patrick Taylor Tom Doherty Associates (February 07, 2017)

From New York Times, USA Today, and Globe and Mail bestselling author Patrick Taylor comes ten new short stories in the popular An Irish Country series paired with more than 140 delicious Irish family recipes...


Tales of the Jazz Age

by F. Scott Fitzgerald Dancing Unicorn Books (January 22, 2017)

F. Scott Fitzgerald is one of America's greatest writers. His novel The Great Gatsby remains on the bestseller lists 70 years after his death. Tales of the Jazz Age defined a generation. It was Fitzgerald himself...


The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead

by Chanelle Benz Ecco (January 17, 2017)

A stunningly original debut collection, The Man Who Shot Out My Eye Is Dead is about lives across history marked by violence and longing. In ten stories of impressive range, Chanelle Benz displays a staggering...


Stories of the Color Line

by Charles Waddell Chestnutt Dancing Unicorn Books (January 06, 2017)

Chesnutt's stories were more complex than those of many of his contemporaries. He wrote about characters dealing with difficult issues of mixed race, "passing", illegitimacy, racial identities and social place...


Recluce Tales

by L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Tom Doherty Associates (January 03, 2017)

For over a thousand years, Order and Chaos have molded the island of Recluce. The Saga of Recluce chronicles the history of this world through eighteen books, L. E. Modesitt, Jr.'s most expansive and bestselling...