Short Stories

A short story is a short work of prose fiction. It may be in any genre of fiction, and the exact definition of "short" will often depend on the genre.

Short stories are often collected together with other short stories, poetry, art, and/or essays in order to form a larger book, although it is becoming more common for short stories to be released as stand-alone ebooks.

You Know You Want This
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America
The Guy Who Died Twice (Detective D.D. Warren, #9.5)
Ninth and Nowhere
Vigilance
Come Rain or Come Shine: Faber Stories
A Cathedral of Myth and Bone
Mad In Love: An Unexpected Baby Romance
Cream
Fireside Chat with a Grammar Nazi Serial Killer
Once Upon A Solstice Wish: An Omega Auction Short Story (The Omega Auction Chronicles Book 18)
The Last Voyage of Skidbladnir
Circus Girl, The Hunter, and Mirror Boy
A Model Dog
Take-Out: And Other Tales of Culinary Crime
Ninth and Nowhere
Lucky Suit
Norse Mythology
Close to the Bone (Widow's Island, #1)
A Bone to Pick (Widow's Island, #2)
The Christmas Scorpion (Jack Reacher, #22.5)
Atomic Marriage
The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic (Grisha Verse, #0.5, #2.5, #2.6)
What Child Is This
The Assassin's Blade (Throne of Glass, #0.1-0.5)
The House Next Door
Twisted Truth (Rogue Justice #1)
Truth Be Told (Rogue Justice #2)
Knife Children (The Sharing Knife #4.5)
The Spies That Bind (Gallagher Girls, #0.5)
Hearts in Darkness by Laura KayeLegally Wed by N.M. SilberThe Valentine Challenge by Marisa ClevelandAnonymity by Amber Lea EastonDandy Day by Annie  Wood
Best Romance Novellas & Short Stories
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The Joy Luck Club by Amy TanThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniThe Namesake by Jhumpa LahiriThe House on Mango Street by Sandra CisnerosInterpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Immigrant Experience Literature
783 books — 1,174 voters

The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsCatch-22 by Joseph HellerLamb by Christopher MooreA Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Best Humor Writing
578 books — 726 voters
Animal Farm by George OrwellThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-ExupéryThe Stranger by Albert Camusگم شده ای در مه by سید مرتضی مصطفوی
Great Short Short Books
509 books — 457 voters

2 States by Chetan BhagatI Too Had a Love Story by Ravinder SinghThe 3 Mistakes of My Life by Chetan BhagatThe Immortals of Meluha by Amish TripathiRevolution 2020 by Chetan Bhagat
Indian Books - Fiction
864 books — 2,323 voters
Quantum Roots II by Kyle KeyesNICU II and Victoria's Incestuous Romance by Kenneth Jarrett SingletonBentwhistle the Dragon in a Threat from the Past by Paul CudeA Conceptual Circus by Kenneth Jarrett SingletonCrashing Back Down by Kristen Hope Mazzola
Indie Writers Unite!
1,007 books — 922 voters

Interpreter of Maladies
Tenth of December
Nine Stories
Dubliners
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders
The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
The Yellow Wall-Paper
Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fiction and Illusions
Her Body and Other Parties
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Stories of Your Life and Others
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
The Lottery
The Lottery and Other Stories

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