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Short stories books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Short stories category. Presented with a red border are the Short stories books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

The Hot Climate of Promises and Grace 64 Stories by Steven Nightingale The Hot Climate of Promises and Grace 64 Stories


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

That Glimpse of Truth The 100 Finest Short Stories Ever Written by David Miller That Glimpse of Truth The 100 Finest Short Stories Ever Written

The 100 finest short stories ever written, collected in one gorgeous volume.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Sweet, Sweet Stories, Some Sweeter Than Others by Daniel Curzon Sweet, Sweet Stories, Some Sweeter Than Others


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Fifteen Minutes by Erinna Mettler Fifteen Minutes

In a world obsessed with celebrity culture do the best stories belong to ordinary people? A tramp wanders through New York on the day John Lennon is shot; a doctor remembers a Muhammad Ali fight from his childhood; a mother's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/08/2017

A Moose in the Dark by H.W. Browne A Moose in the Dark


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Gray Woman and Other Stories by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell The Gray Woman and Other Stories


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 01/08/2017

Grandmother's Stories Tales from Old Syria by Reda Al-Dabbagh Grandmother's Stories Tales from Old Syria


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

We Come to Our Senses Stories by Odie Lindsey We Come to Our Senses Stories

For readers of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk and Redeployment, a searing debut exploring the lives of veterans returning to their homes in the South.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Coming Soon

Winter Tales by Kenneth Steven Winter Tales

Elemental, timeless stories, set in Italy, Finland, Ireland, Russia, Germany, Scotland and America, reveal the impact the seasons can have on our inner being.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Kurt Vonnegut Complete Stories by Kurt Vonnegut Kurt Vonnegut Complete Stories


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides Fresh Complaint

The first collection of short fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex and The Marriage Plot
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Beauties Essential Stories by Anton Chekhov The Beauties Essential Stories

Without doubt one of the greatest observers of human nature in all its messy complexity, Chekhov's short stories are exquisite masterpieces in miniature. His work ranged from the light-hearted comic tales of his early years to some of the most...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Rub of Time Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1986-2016 by Martin Amis The Rub of Time Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump. Essays and Reportage, 1986-2016

Consisting of essays on Princess Diana and a tribute to the author's friend Christopher Hitchens, this book features essays focusing on politics, and in particular the American election campaigns of 2012 and 2016. It also includes an essay about Donald...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Secret Box by Daina Tabuna The Secret Box


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

You Should Come with Me Now Stories of Ghosts by M. John Harrison You Should Come with Me Now Stories of Ghosts


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Book of Birmingham A City in Short Fiction by Kavita Bhanot The Book of Birmingham A City in Short Fiction


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Temporium Before the Beginning to After the End by Kelly Cherry Temporium Before the Beginning to After the End


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

Uncommon Type Some Stories by Tom Hanks Uncommon Type Some Stories

A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. In his stories, Mr Hanks gracefully reaches that typewriter-worthy level.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Uncommon Type Some Stories by Tom Hanks Uncommon Type Some Stories

A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. In his stories, Mr Hanks gracefully reaches that typewriter-worthy level.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

He Played For His Wife And Other Stories by Anthony Holden, Natalie Galustian He Played For His Wife And Other Stories
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A brilliant collection of the best poker short stories from writers such as Anthony Holden, Patrick Marber, Neil Pearson and Jennifer Tilly
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Cuban Club by Barry Gifford The Cuban Club


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

Strange Weather by Joe Hill Strange Weather

A stunning collection of novellas from bestseller Joe Hill, this new collection from an award-winning author makes compelling and powerful reading.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Tell Tale by Jeffrey Archer Tell Tale

Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly-awaited collection of fourteen short stories, Tell Tale, giving us a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the people he has met,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa by Short Story Day Africa Migrations: New Short Fiction from Africa

Short Story Day Africa has assembled 21 of the best new short stories, this year on the theme of migration.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2017

Dr Clock's Last Case by Ruth Fainlight Dr Clock's Last Case

A collection of short stories from the author of &quote;Twenty One Poems&quote; and &quote;Three Poems&quote;.A. S. Byatt's comment that Ruth Fainlight's poems 'combine Alice Munro's virtues with something more archaic and also, in exact clear words, give us a truly...
Format: eBook - Released: 06/07/2017

Bayou Folk by Kate Chopin Bayou Folk

Kate Chopins classic book of 23 masterful short stories shows rural life in Louisiana after the American Civil War and how former slaves, people of color, women, poor whites, and wealthy whites chafed against social restrictions. Lightly edited for modern...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/07/2017

Bayou Folk by Kate Chopin Bayou Folk


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

The Urn - Ten Stories by Malcolm Menzies The Urn - Ten Stories

The Urn by Malcolm Menzies is a collection of ten tales, all different but all linked by the description of varying aspects of the human condition.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Urn - Ten Stories by Malcolm Menzies The Urn - Ten Stories

The Urn by Malcolm Menzies is a collection of ten tales, all different but all linked by the description of varying aspects of the human condition.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Cherished Secrets by CICI Cordelia, Marc Stevens, Melinda Valentine Cherished Secrets
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Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

My Name Is Your Name & Other Stories by Kerry Langan My Name Is Your Name & Other Stories


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2017

A Heart Well Traveled Tales of Long Distance Romance and Unlikely Outcomes by Sallyanne Monti A Heart Well Traveled Tales of Long Distance Romance and Unlikely Outcomes


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Stop Requested by Wyatt (New Texture Asian Cult Cinema Panik House Warner Brothers Entertainment Paramount Pictures Kendra Steiner Edition Doyle Stop Requested


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

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