The Leading eBooks Store Online

for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry...

New to

Learn more
Browse our categories
  • Bestsellers - This Week
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Pets
  • Bestsellers - Last 6 months
  • Games
  • Philosophy
  • Archaeology
  • Gardening
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Graphic Books
  • Poetry
  • Art
  • Health & Fitness
  • Political Science
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • History
  • Psychology & Psychiatry
  • Body Mind & Spirit
  • House & Home
  • Reference
  • Business & Economics
  • Humor
  • Religion
  • Children's & Young Adult Fiction
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Romance
  • Computers
  • Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Science
  • Crafts & Hobbies
  • Law
  • Science Fiction
  • Current Events
  • Literary Collections
  • Self-Help
  • Drama
  • Literary Criticism
  • Sex
  • Education
  • Literary Fiction
  • Social Science
  • The Environment
  • Mathematics
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Family & Relationships
  • Media
  • Study Aids
  • Fantasy
  • Medical
  • Technology
  • Fiction
  • Music
  • Transportation
  • Folklore & Mythology
  • Nature
  • Travel
  • Food and Wine
  • Performing Arts
  • True Crime
  • Foreign Language Books
Short Stories

Most popular at the top

  • We Live in Waterby Jess Walter

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 9.99

    The first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter, New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins , We Live in Water is a diverse suite of stories marked by the wry wit and generosity of spirit that has made him one of America?s most talked-about writers. Stories in We Live in Water range from comic tales of love to social satire... more...

  • Paper Lanternby Stuart Dybek

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 14.99

    A new collection of short stories by a master of the form with a common focus on the turmoils of romantic love Ready! Aim! On command the firing squad aims at the man backed against a full-length mirror. The mirror once hung in a bedroom, but now it's cracked and propped against a dumpster in an alley. The condemned man has refused the customary... more...

  • Myra Meets His Familyby F. Scott Fitzgerald

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

    Twenty-one and no longer a debutante, Myra Harper suffers from the ?calendar blues.? But, as a friend advises, there isn?t time to drift into romance, so she must instead ?pick out the best thing in sight?and go after him hammer and tongs.? ?Myra Meets His Family? is typical of F. Scott Fitzgerald?s early commercial stories in terms of character,... more...

  • Bloodchildby Octavia E. Butler

    Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2012; US$ 9.99

    Six remarkable stories from a master of modern science fiction Octavia E. Butler?s classic ?Bloodchild,? winner of both the Nebula and Hugo awards, anchors this collection of incomparable stories and essays. ?Bloodchild? is set on a distant planet where human children spend their lives preparing to become hosts for the offspring of the alien... more...

  • At the Hairdresser's (Penguin Specials)by Anita Brookner

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 4.78

    Penguin Specials are designed to fill a gap. Written to be read over a long commute or a short journey, they are original and exclusively in digital form. This is a poignant novella from Anita Brookner. 'I rather hope I shall die at the hairdresser's, for they are bound to know what to do. At least that is what I tell myself.' Solitude is a... more...

  • There's Something I Want You to Doby Charles Baxter

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.00

    From one of the great masters of the contemporary short story, here is an astonishing collection that showcases Charles Baxter?s unique ability to unveil the remarkable in the seemingly inconsequential moments of an eerie yet familiar life.   Penetrating and prophetic, the ten inter-related stories in There?s Something I Want You to Do are held... more...

  • Drownby Junot Diaz

    Penguin Publishing Group 1997; US$ 16.00

    "This stunning collection of stories offers an unsentimental glimpse of life among the immigrants from the Dominican Republic--and other front-line reports on the ambivalent promise of the American dream--by an eloquent and original writer who describes more than physical dislocation in conveying the price that is paid for leaving culture and homeland... more...

  • Four Blind Miceby James Patterson

    Grand Central Publishing 2003; US$ 7.99

    Detective Alex Cross is on his way to resign from the Washington, D.C., Police Force when his partner shows up at his door with a case he can't refuse. One of John Sampson's oldest friends, from their days together in Vietnam, has been arrested for murder. Worse yet, he is subject to the iron hand of the United States Army. The evidence against him... more...

  • A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Editionby Norman Maclean

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 12.00

    Just as Norman Maclean writes at the end of "A River Runs through It" that he is "haunted by waters," so have readers been haunted by his novella. A retired English professor who began writing fiction at the age of 70, Maclean produced what is now recognized as one of the classic American stories of the twentieth century. Originally published in 1976,... more...

  • Selected Short Storiesby William Faulkner

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 22.00

    William Faulkner was a master of the short story. Most of the pieces in this collection are drawn from the greatest period in his writing life, the fifteen or so years beginning in 1929, when he published The Sound and the Fury . They explore many of the themes found in the novels and feature characters of small-town Mississippi life that are... more...