The Leading eBooks Store Online

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

New to eBooks.com?

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

  • The Beast in the Jungleby Henry James

    The Floating Press 1903; US$ 3.99

    Regarded as one of Henry James' finest works, the short story "The Beast in the Jungle" centers around protagonist John Marcher and his seemingly bizarre phobia -- a pervasive sense of doom that prevents him from living his life to the fullest and precludes the possibility of him ever finding true love. This fascinating read highlights... more...

  • The Beggar's Purseby Samuel Hopkins Adams

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    During the course of Samuel Hopkins Adams' career as an investigative journalist, he exposed a number of frauds being perpetrated on the American public and came to be known as a champion for the rights of the people. As he transitioned into the domain of fiction, he continued to advocate for causes that were near and dear to his heart. In "The... more...

  • The Best British Short Stories of 1922by Various; Edward J. O'Brien; John Cournos

    The Floating Press 1922; US$ 3.99

    The early twentieth century was a period of sweeping change in Western literature, culture, and art. As the conventions of the Victorian and Edwardian periods gave way to daring modernist experiments, the entire conception of what fiction was and could be shifted. The diverse pieces collected in The Best British Short Stories of 1922 function as a... more...

  • The Blindman's Worldby Edward Bellamy

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 1.99

    Acclaimed writer Edward Bellamy is best remembered for his utopian novel set in the year 2000, Looking Backward. His short story "The Blindman's World" spins an intriguing tale of an astronomer whose life changes forever when his powers of observation begin to fade. more...

  • A Book o' Nine Talesby Arlo Bates

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Looking for a sophisticated and entertaining collection of short stories to add to your must-read list? The unique volume A Book o' Nine Tales from American writer Arlo Bates will definitely fit the bill. This collection of tales is interwoven with an imaginative series of "interludes" that enhance and expand on the stories' themes. more...

  • The Booming of Acre Hillby John Kendrick Bangs

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Over the course of his career, John Kendrick Bangs gained prominence as one of the most beloved humor writers of his era. In this charming collection of short stories, Bangs muses on the emergence of the suburban middle class in the United States with his trademark wit and humanity. more...

  • Cabbages and Kingsby O. Henry

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    As the result of a run-in with the law, struggling American writer William Sydney Porter chose to make a dash for the border in 1896. During the several months he spent in Honduras, Porter had enough time on his hands to begin exploring his talent for writing, which up until then had been merely a hobby. The result was the group of stories that are... more...

  • Castle Nowhereby Constance Fenimore Woolson

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Regarded by scholars and fans alike as an important female author of the nineteenth century, Constance Fenimore Woolson -- a relative of the great chronicler of early American life, James Fenimore Cooper -- was known for her uniquely compelling characterizations, particularly of the women in her stories. This collection of sketches and tales highlights... more...

  • A Chair on the Boulevardby Leonard Merrick

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Early in his literary career, English writer Leonard Merrick gained a reputation as a serious writer who tackled tough social issues with unflinching realism. But in his later period, Merrick's style lightened considerably. In this collection of charming comedic short stories, Merrick's witty insight shines through. more...

  • A Changed Manby Thomas Hardy

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Dip a toe into the literary oeuvre of British novelist and poet Thomas Hardy in this well-curated collection of some of his best short stories. Hardy was famed for his ability to create characters who struggle mightily against social mores and circumstances beyond their control, and this strength shines in the finely drawn characters who populate these... more...