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Best Free Short Stories Books of 2024

  • You Too Have Weapons reviews

    You Too Have Weapons Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    Franz Kafka, a Germanspeaking Czech author known for his unsettling dreamlike narratives, published very little before his untimely death of tuberculosis in 1924. The three stories...

  • Tropical Warning reviews

    Tropical Warning Book Reviews

    Tim Dorsey

    A quirky new collection by New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey. In the tradition of Pineapple Grenade and The Riptide UltraGlide, a peculiar new volume of odds and ends fr...

  • The Residence reviews

    The Residence Book Reviews

    Nicola Marsh

    When your next victim becomes the one you must keep… For Harlan Medville, inheriting Arcania, the gothic mansion that has been in his family for centuries, is all he cares about. H...

  • The Butterfly reviews

    The Butterfly Book Reviews

    Ryan James Robinson

    In the tradition of the acclaimed film “The Red Violin,” The Butterfly by Ryan James Robinson tells the tale of one special element, the migrating Monarch butterfly, as she weaves ...

  • Rock Me reviews

    Rock Me Book Reviews

    Jenna Jacob

    The rock gods from Licks of Leather wow the world with their raw lyrics and electrifying tunes. But nothing about the rockstar lifeespecially whirlwind tours, banging parties, and ...

  • A Hunger Artist reviews

    A Hunger Artist Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    Our 3rd free ebook from ReadFwd Editions is one of Kafka’s lesserknown writings. A very short one, called “A Hunger Artist”. Here’s a paragraph that might convince you to quickly r...

  • Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew reviews

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew Book Reviews

    Josephine Preston Peabody

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew Classic Greek Tales Once upon a time, men made friends with the Earth. Includes; The Woodfolk. The judgment of Midas Prometheus. The Deluge. Orpheu...

  • Old Greek Stories reviews

    Old Greek Stories Book Reviews

    James Baldwin

    In this book retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures.

  • Heart of Darkness reviews

    Heart of Darkness Book Reviews

    Joseph Conrad

    Heart of Darkness is a short novel written by Joseph Conrad, presented as a frame narrative, about Charles Marlow’s job as an ivory transporter down the Congo River in Central Afri...

  • Household Tales by Brothers Grimm reviews

    Household Tales by Brothers Grimm Book Reviews

    The Brothers Grimm

    This story is all about magic. There is a trick for summoning magic: rhymes.

  • The Gold Bug reviews

    The Gold Bug Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe

    Harold Bloom, the famous (and controversial) literary critic, once asserted that what seems to bind together all great literary works is their strangeness. They may now be part of ...

  • The Pastures of Heaven reviews

    The Pastures of Heaven Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Pastures of Heaven" is a collection of interlinked short stories written by John Steinbeck and first published in 1932. Set in the picturesque and fictionalized vall...

  • The Velveteen Rabbit reviews

    The Velveteen Rabbit Book Reviews

    Mashal Noor

    A modern retelling of the classic children’s story by Margery Williams, “The Velveteen Rabbit”

  • The Gay Rebellion reviews

    The Gay Rebellion Book Reviews

    Robert William Chambers

    A whirlwind of fun. A satire without a sting. A gay, bubbling effervescent romance on the topic of the hour. A distinctly human love story.

  • The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith reviews

    The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith Book Reviews

    Elmer Boyd Smith

    Long, long ago, when the Indians ownld the land, there lived in Virginia, near the river afterwards called the James, a little girl, the Princess Pocahontas, daughter of the great ...

  • Dark Tidings reviews

    Dark Tidings Book Reviews

    Gregory Marshall Smith

    Tired of hohum horror and science fiction stories that fail to keep your interest? Want some tales to keep you awake at night? Then try this double anthology of original science fi...

  • Turkish Delight reviews

    Turkish Delight Book Reviews

    Eve Muswell

    Jude ventures, alone, to Istanbul for a holiday that she hopes will help her move on from her ex, Louisa. She finds herself in a very unexpected and steamy situation with a Turkish...

  • Apocryphal Aggadot reviews

    Apocryphal Aggadot Book Reviews

    Brian Fileman

    Apocryphal Aggadot is a series of short stories, loosely based on tales from the pages of the Hebrew Bible in a variety of styles and formats, much as the Bible itself. Aggadot are...

  • The Naughty Penguin Part 2 reviews

    The Naughty Penguin Part 2 Book Reviews

    Ceci Castillo

    The second book in a series of adventures from The Naughty Penguin.

  • 20 Mostly Terribly Depressing Tales reviews

    20 Mostly Terribly Depressing Tales Book Reviews

    A.A Wray

    20 short flash fiction stories that tend to be dark and depressing. Some are sad, some bittersweet, but few are happy...

  • The Ghost of Christmas Past reviews

    The Ghost of Christmas Past Book Reviews

    Angie Fox

    From NY Times Bestselling Author, Angie Fox, a hauntingly fun holiday addition to the USA TODAY bestselling Southern Ghost Hunter series Southern girl Verity Long needs a ...

  • One Day in Montreux reviews

    One Day in Montreux Book Reviews

    Misha Quinn

    It is a romantic story about a day in two lovers' lives an arrogant billionaire boss, Graham, and his ambitious intern, Ella. Passion and tenderness are what they feel on thi...

  • The Long Valley reviews

    The Long Valley Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Long Valley" is a collection of short stories written by John Steinbeck and first published in 1938. Set against the backdrop of California's Salinas Valley, th...

  • Heart of Darkness reviews

    Heart of Darkness Book Reviews

    Joseph Conrad

    Heart of Darkness (1899) is a short novel by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, written as a frame narrative, about Charles Marlow...

  • All Lathered Up reviews

    All Lathered Up Book Reviews

    Dahlia Donovan

    When a quintessential good girl meets a selfprofessed bad boy in school, they've no idea how long their friendship will last. Neither of them can imagine life without the othe...

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow reviews

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Book Reviews

    Washington Irving

    Sleepy Hollow’s most famous supernatural phenomenon is the ghost of the Headless Horseman, said to be a Hessian soldier who lost his head to a cannon ball during the Revolutionary ...

  • The Story of a Pet Dog reviews

    The Story of a Pet Dog Book Reviews

    Osamu Dazai

    Is a dog truly man's best friend? This story is one man's struggle with that question.

  • A Santangelo Story reviews

    A Santangelo Story Book Reviews

    Jackie Collins

    Can't get enough of Bobby Santangelo? Check out this unbelievably sexy and scandalous bonus story by New York Times bestselling author Jackie Collins. This ebook original also...

  • Entre la selva y el hielo reviews

    Entre la selva y el hielo Book Reviews

    Xavier Alcalá

    Entre la selva y el hielo es una colección de relatos en que Xavier Alcalá muestra su capacidad de narrar historias que podrían haber acontecido, perfectamente encajadas en las rea...

  • Short Stories reviews

    Short Stories Book Reviews

    Fiodor Dostoïevski

    This classic collection of Russian literary mastermind Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s short stories consists of several unsparing psychological portraits that are exemplary of Dostoyevsky’s ...

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button reviews

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Yes, we know there’s been a rather recent movie by David Fincher starring Brad Pitt and the wonderful Cate Blanchett with this very title. But it is perhaps a good idea to plunge o...

  • The Funny Sex Adventure Starter Pack reviews

    The Funny Sex Adventure Starter Pack Book Reviews

    Bjorn Peeters

    5 episodes from the halfhour comedy series about sex, dates, flings, crushes, love, and relationships. FUNNY SEX ADVENTURES is a weekly comedy series about sex, dates, flings, crus...

  • The Two Brothers reviews

    The Two Brothers Book Reviews

    Honoré de Balzac

    In 1792 the townspeople of Issoudun enjoyed the services of a physician named Rouget, whom they held to be a man of consummate malignity. Were we to believe certain bold tongues, h...

  • From the Earth to the Moon reviews

    From the Earth to the Moon Book Reviews

    Jules Verne

    From the Earth to the Moon is a humorous science fantasy story. It tells the story of three welltodo members of a postAmerican Civil War gun club who build an enormous skyfacing co...

  • Make A Wish reviews

    Make A Wish Book Reviews

    Nicola Marsh

    The grinch has nothing on us… MIA: When I'm trapped with my mistletoewaving charming best friend at our office Christmas party, I know I need to make changes in my mundane lif...

  • Captain Scraggs reviews

    Captain Scraggs Book Reviews

    Peter Bernard Kyne

    Captain Scraggs is a Fiction Short Story Book. This book describes that they had seen the fog rolling down the coast shortly after the Maggie had rounded Pilar Point at sunset and ...

  • Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore reviews

    Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore Book Reviews

    Laure Claire Foucher

    This is a collection of short stories. Stories included are: The StoneCutter , Prince Kindhearted , The Timid Hare and the Flight of the Beasts , The Bee, the Harp, the Mouse and t...

  • Madame Bovary reviews

    Madame Bovary Book Reviews

    Gustave Flaubert

    The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Th...

  • Beneath The Skin reviews

    Beneath The Skin Book Reviews

    David George Howard

    Everyone has to live through an event which, whether they like it or not, defines who they are. This event may result in an extraordinary action or reveal an internal demon that ha...

  • Poets and Dreamers reviews

    Poets and Dreamers Book Reviews

    Lady Gregory

    This book was an Irish mythology dramatist and folklorist. include a Romantic and interested shot type stories songs and poem about Irish and Ireland. This is a part of the songs: ...

  • Poems About Vietnam reviews

    Poems About Vietnam Book Reviews

    Robert Chapin

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is one of the most visited monuments in the country. Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year, it is about America's...

  • What Men Live By and Other Tales reviews

    What Men Live By and Other Tales Book Reviews

    Leo Tolstoy

    The four stories in this collection ask profound questions and gently supply helpful, nondogmatic hints to their answering. What is the most important thing to do? Who is the most ...

  • Probable Cause reviews

    Probable Cause Book Reviews

    Denise Grover Swank

    Little Rock Detective Harper Adams' life is falling apart. Two weeks ago, she killed a teenager on the job, so now she's on administrative leave. She wakes up in the midd...

  • Nuestra historia de amor reviews

    Nuestra historia de amor Book Reviews

    Pedro García Yuncal

    Primer microrrelato escrito de este autor. Basado en una historia real.

  • The Man In The High-Water Boots reviews

    The Man In The High-Water Boots Book Reviews

    Francis Hopkinson Smith

    The story opens with description of men with different personalities, one with mental equipment, heart endowment, selfforgetfulness, and charm the kind of charm that makes you glad...

  • The Dubliners reviews

    The Dubliners Book Reviews

    James Joyce

    16th of June is Bloomsday. It is called Bloomsday because 16th of June (1904) is the day covered by James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses . Why Bloom? Well, read the novel, it’s one of...

  • Cuentos de la Selva reviews

    Cuentos de la Selva Book Reviews

    Horacio Quiroga

    Los cuentos que se presentan en este libro fueron publicados por primera vez en 1918. El autor los escribio originalmente para sus hijo aun que al dia de hoy se han covertido en re...

  • Bartleby, the Scrivener reviews

    Bartleby, the Scrivener Book Reviews

    Herman Melville

    "Bartleby the Scrivener" is one of the first great stories of corporate discontent. The emptiness of modern business life is an important theme. The narrator's initi...

  • The Nightingale reviews

    The Nightingale Book Reviews

    Joshua Harper

    A short story about an ephemeral meeting between a distraught teen and a curiously attune girl.

  • White Nights and Other Stories reviews

    White Nights and Other Stories Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    From the author of "Crime and Punishment" comes this remarkable collection of short fiction. A selection of ten compelling tales, steeped in Dostoyevsky's characteri...

  • The Song of the Lark reviews

    The Song of the Lark Book Reviews

    Willa Cather

    Set in the 1890s in Moonstone, a fictional place supposedly located in Colorado, This novel is the selfportrait of an artist in the making. The story is about an ambitious young he...

  • Seek To Please reviews

    Seek To Please Book Reviews

    Keke Renée

    Maya I have worked hard to earn my Senatorial position. I'm determined to do what's right, and keep my life free from scandal, but that proves difficult when one night ou...

  • Stories of a Western Town reviews

    Stories of a Western Town Book Reviews

    Octave Thanet

    There was a drabble of dead leaves on the sidewalk which was of wood, and on the roadway which was of macadam and stiff mud. The wind blew sharply, for it was a December day and on...

  • Christmas Every Day and Other Stories reviews

    Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Book Reviews

    William Dean Howells

    Here is a charming Christmas tale. Read this to your little one. "I took the book from her outstretched arm and examined the title, "Christmas Every Day" by William ...

  • The Christmas Contest reviews

    The Christmas Contest Book Reviews

    Theresa Sederholt

    Donald Willows is dying, but has one last item to check off his bucket list. Hopefully, the enticement of winning his house and the magic of the holidays will lure in just the righ...

  • The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories reviews

    The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories Book Reviews

    H.G. Wells

    The enterprise of Messrs. T. Nelson & Sons and the friendly accommodation of Messrs. Macmillan render possible this collection in one cover of all the short stories by me t...

  • Fifty Famous Stories Retold reviews

    Fifty Famous Stories Retold Book Reviews

    James Baldwin

    There is an introduce younger kids to stories that every child should know. Includes the stories of Horatius Cocles, the 300 Spartans, King Alfred and the Cakes, the Wise Men of Go...

  • One Holiday Kiss - A Small Town Romance Short Story reviews

    One Holiday Kiss - A Small Town Romance Short Story Book Reviews

    A. M. Kusi

    Curl up to this steamy short story today. Amara Evans is an outgoing social butterfly, but no one ever really gets close enough to know the real herno one but her best friend Lyric...

  • Tradiciones peruanas reviews

    Tradiciones peruanas Book Reviews

    Ricardo Palma

    Tradiciones peruanas es el título con el que se conoce el conjunto de textos escritos por el peruano Ricardo Palma publicó en varios años en periódicos y revistas. Se trata de rela...

  • El amor es una farsa melodramatica reviews

    El amor es una farsa melodramatica Book Reviews

    Alejandro Archundia

    Este primer volumen de "Farsas Melodramáticas" incluye 5 cuentos que hablan del desamor.  "Sincronía", "Cómo decirle a Lulú", "Crónica d...

Best Paid Short Stories Books of 2024

  • You Too Have Weapons reviews

    You Too Have Weapons Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    Franz Kafka, a Germanspeaking Czech author known for his unsettling dreamlike narratives, published very little before his untimely death of tuberculosis in 1924. The three stories...

  • Tropical Warning reviews

    Tropical Warning Book Reviews

    Tim Dorsey

    A quirky new collection by New York Times bestselling author Tim Dorsey. In the tradition of Pineapple Grenade and The Riptide UltraGlide, a peculiar new volume of odds and ends fr...

  • The Residence reviews

    The Residence Book Reviews

    Nicola Marsh

    When your next victim becomes the one you must keep… For Harlan Medville, inheriting Arcania, the gothic mansion that has been in his family for centuries, is all he cares about. H...

  • The Butterfly reviews

    The Butterfly Book Reviews

    Ryan James Robinson

    In the tradition of the acclaimed film “The Red Violin,” The Butterfly by Ryan James Robinson tells the tale of one special element, the migrating Monarch butterfly, as she weaves ...

  • Rock Me reviews

    Rock Me Book Reviews

    Jenna Jacob

    The rock gods from Licks of Leather wow the world with their raw lyrics and electrifying tunes. But nothing about the rockstar lifeespecially whirlwind tours, banging parties, and ...

  • A Hunger Artist reviews

    A Hunger Artist Book Reviews

    Franz Kafka

    Our 3rd free ebook from ReadFwd Editions is one of Kafka’s lesserknown writings. A very short one, called “A Hunger Artist”. Here’s a paragraph that might convince you to quickly r...

  • Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew reviews

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew Book Reviews

    Josephine Preston Peabody

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew Classic Greek Tales Once upon a time, men made friends with the Earth. Includes; The Woodfolk. The judgment of Midas Prometheus. The Deluge. Orpheu...

  • Old Greek Stories reviews

    Old Greek Stories Book Reviews

    James Baldwin

    In this book retelling of old Greek stories involving mythological heroes and their adventures.

  • Heart of Darkness reviews

    Heart of Darkness Book Reviews

    Joseph Conrad

    Heart of Darkness is a short novel written by Joseph Conrad, presented as a frame narrative, about Charles Marlow’s job as an ivory transporter down the Congo River in Central Afri...

  • Household Tales by Brothers Grimm reviews

    Household Tales by Brothers Grimm Book Reviews

    The Brothers Grimm

    This story is all about magic. There is a trick for summoning magic: rhymes.

  • The Gold Bug reviews

    The Gold Bug Book Reviews

    Edgar Allan Poe

    Harold Bloom, the famous (and controversial) literary critic, once asserted that what seems to bind together all great literary works is their strangeness. They may now be part of ...

  • The Pastures of Heaven reviews

    The Pastures of Heaven Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Pastures of Heaven" is a collection of interlinked short stories written by John Steinbeck and first published in 1932. Set in the picturesque and fictionalized vall...

  • The Velveteen Rabbit reviews

    The Velveteen Rabbit Book Reviews

    Mashal Noor

    A modern retelling of the classic children’s story by Margery Williams, “The Velveteen Rabbit”

  • The Gay Rebellion reviews

    The Gay Rebellion Book Reviews

    Robert William Chambers

    A whirlwind of fun. A satire without a sting. A gay, bubbling effervescent romance on the topic of the hour. A distinctly human love story.

  • The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith reviews

    The Story of Pocahontas and Captain John Smith Book Reviews

    Elmer Boyd Smith

    Long, long ago, when the Indians ownld the land, there lived in Virginia, near the river afterwards called the James, a little girl, the Princess Pocahontas, daughter of the great ...

  • Dark Tidings reviews

    Dark Tidings Book Reviews

    Gregory Marshall Smith

    Tired of hohum horror and science fiction stories that fail to keep your interest? Want some tales to keep you awake at night? Then try this double anthology of original science fi...

  • Turkish Delight reviews

    Turkish Delight Book Reviews

    Eve Muswell

    Jude ventures, alone, to Istanbul for a holiday that she hopes will help her move on from her ex, Louisa. She finds herself in a very unexpected and steamy situation with a Turkish...

  • Apocryphal Aggadot reviews

    Apocryphal Aggadot Book Reviews

    Brian Fileman

    Apocryphal Aggadot is a series of short stories, loosely based on tales from the pages of the Hebrew Bible in a variety of styles and formats, much as the Bible itself. Aggadot are...

  • The Naughty Penguin Part 2 reviews

    The Naughty Penguin Part 2 Book Reviews

    Ceci Castillo

    The second book in a series of adventures from The Naughty Penguin.

  • 20 Mostly Terribly Depressing Tales reviews

    20 Mostly Terribly Depressing Tales Book Reviews

    A.A Wray

    20 short flash fiction stories that tend to be dark and depressing. Some are sad, some bittersweet, but few are happy...

  • The Ghost of Christmas Past reviews

    The Ghost of Christmas Past Book Reviews

    Angie Fox

    From NY Times Bestselling Author, Angie Fox, a hauntingly fun holiday addition to the USA TODAY bestselling Southern Ghost Hunter series Southern girl Verity Long needs a ...

  • One Day in Montreux reviews

    One Day in Montreux Book Reviews

    Misha Quinn

    It is a romantic story about a day in two lovers' lives an arrogant billionaire boss, Graham, and his ambitious intern, Ella. Passion and tenderness are what they feel on thi...

  • The Long Valley reviews

    The Long Valley Book Reviews

    John Steinbeck

    "The Long Valley" is a collection of short stories written by John Steinbeck and first published in 1938. Set against the backdrop of California's Salinas Valley, th...

  • Heart of Darkness reviews

    Heart of Darkness Book Reviews

    Joseph Conrad

    Heart of Darkness (1899) is a short novel by Polish novelist Joseph Conrad, written as a frame narrative, about Charles Marlow...

  • All Lathered Up reviews

    All Lathered Up Book Reviews

    Dahlia Donovan

    When a quintessential good girl meets a selfprofessed bad boy in school, they've no idea how long their friendship will last. Neither of them can imagine life without the othe...

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow reviews

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Book Reviews

    Washington Irving

    Sleepy Hollow’s most famous supernatural phenomenon is the ghost of the Headless Horseman, said to be a Hessian soldier who lost his head to a cannon ball during the Revolutionary ...

  • The Story of a Pet Dog reviews

    The Story of a Pet Dog Book Reviews

    Osamu Dazai

    Is a dog truly man's best friend? This story is one man's struggle with that question.

  • A Santangelo Story reviews

    A Santangelo Story Book Reviews

    Jackie Collins

    Can't get enough of Bobby Santangelo? Check out this unbelievably sexy and scandalous bonus story by New York Times bestselling author Jackie Collins. This ebook original also...

  • Entre la selva y el hielo reviews

    Entre la selva y el hielo Book Reviews

    Xavier Alcalá

    Entre la selva y el hielo es una colección de relatos en que Xavier Alcalá muestra su capacidad de narrar historias que podrían haber acontecido, perfectamente encajadas en las rea...

  • Short Stories reviews

    Short Stories Book Reviews

    Fiodor Dostoïevski

    This classic collection of Russian literary mastermind Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s short stories consists of several unsparing psychological portraits that are exemplary of Dostoyevsky’s ...

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button reviews

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Yes, we know there’s been a rather recent movie by David Fincher starring Brad Pitt and the wonderful Cate Blanchett with this very title. But it is perhaps a good idea to plunge o...

  • The Funny Sex Adventure Starter Pack reviews

    The Funny Sex Adventure Starter Pack Book Reviews

    Bjorn Peeters

    5 episodes from the halfhour comedy series about sex, dates, flings, crushes, love, and relationships. FUNNY SEX ADVENTURES is a weekly comedy series about sex, dates, flings, crus...

  • The Two Brothers reviews

    The Two Brothers Book Reviews

    Honoré de Balzac

    In 1792 the townspeople of Issoudun enjoyed the services of a physician named Rouget, whom they held to be a man of consummate malignity. Were we to believe certain bold tongues, h...

  • From the Earth to the Moon reviews

    From the Earth to the Moon Book Reviews

    Jules Verne

    From the Earth to the Moon is a humorous science fantasy story. It tells the story of three welltodo members of a postAmerican Civil War gun club who build an enormous skyfacing co...

  • Make A Wish reviews

    Make A Wish Book Reviews

    Nicola Marsh

    The grinch has nothing on us… MIA: When I'm trapped with my mistletoewaving charming best friend at our office Christmas party, I know I need to make changes in my mundane lif...

  • Captain Scraggs reviews

    Captain Scraggs Book Reviews

    Peter Bernard Kyne

    Captain Scraggs is a Fiction Short Story Book. This book describes that they had seen the fog rolling down the coast shortly after the Maggie had rounded Pilar Point at sunset and ...

  • Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore reviews

    Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore Book Reviews

    Laure Claire Foucher

    This is a collection of short stories. Stories included are: The StoneCutter , Prince Kindhearted , The Timid Hare and the Flight of the Beasts , The Bee, the Harp, the Mouse and t...

  • Madame Bovary reviews

    Madame Bovary Book Reviews

    Gustave Flaubert

    The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Th...

  • Beneath The Skin reviews

    Beneath The Skin Book Reviews

    David George Howard

    Everyone has to live through an event which, whether they like it or not, defines who they are. This event may result in an extraordinary action or reveal an internal demon that ha...

  • Poets and Dreamers reviews

    Poets and Dreamers Book Reviews

    Lady Gregory

    This book was an Irish mythology dramatist and folklorist. include a Romantic and interested shot type stories songs and poem about Irish and Ireland. This is a part of the songs: ...

  • Poems About Vietnam reviews

    Poems About Vietnam Book Reviews

    Robert Chapin

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is one of the most visited monuments in the country. Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year, it is about America's...

  • What Men Live By and Other Tales reviews

    What Men Live By and Other Tales Book Reviews

    Leo Tolstoy

    The four stories in this collection ask profound questions and gently supply helpful, nondogmatic hints to their answering. What is the most important thing to do? Who is the most ...

  • Probable Cause reviews

    Probable Cause Book Reviews

    Denise Grover Swank

    Little Rock Detective Harper Adams' life is falling apart. Two weeks ago, she killed a teenager on the job, so now she's on administrative leave. She wakes up in the midd...

  • Nuestra historia de amor reviews

    Nuestra historia de amor Book Reviews

    Pedro García Yuncal

    Primer microrrelato escrito de este autor. Basado en una historia real.

  • The Man In The High-Water Boots reviews

    The Man In The High-Water Boots Book Reviews

    Francis Hopkinson Smith

    The story opens with description of men with different personalities, one with mental equipment, heart endowment, selfforgetfulness, and charm the kind of charm that makes you glad...

  • The Dubliners reviews

    The Dubliners Book Reviews

    James Joyce

    16th of June is Bloomsday. It is called Bloomsday because 16th of June (1904) is the day covered by James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses . Why Bloom? Well, read the novel, it’s one of...

  • Cuentos de la Selva reviews

    Cuentos de la Selva Book Reviews

    Horacio Quiroga

    Los cuentos que se presentan en este libro fueron publicados por primera vez en 1918. El autor los escribio originalmente para sus hijo aun que al dia de hoy se han covertido en re...

  • Bartleby, the Scrivener reviews

    Bartleby, the Scrivener Book Reviews

    Herman Melville

    "Bartleby the Scrivener" is one of the first great stories of corporate discontent. The emptiness of modern business life is an important theme. The narrator's initi...

  • The Nightingale reviews

    The Nightingale Book Reviews

    Joshua Harper

    A short story about an ephemeral meeting between a distraught teen and a curiously attune girl.

  • White Nights and Other Stories reviews

    White Nights and Other Stories Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    From the author of "Crime and Punishment" comes this remarkable collection of short fiction. A selection of ten compelling tales, steeped in Dostoyevsky's characteri...

  • The Song of the Lark reviews

    The Song of the Lark Book Reviews

    Willa Cather

    Set in the 1890s in Moonstone, a fictional place supposedly located in Colorado, This novel is the selfportrait of an artist in the making. The story is about an ambitious young he...

  • Seek To Please reviews

    Seek To Please Book Reviews

    Keke Renée

    Maya I have worked hard to earn my Senatorial position. I'm determined to do what's right, and keep my life free from scandal, but that proves difficult when one night ou...

  • Stories of a Western Town reviews

    Stories of a Western Town Book Reviews

    Octave Thanet

    There was a drabble of dead leaves on the sidewalk which was of wood, and on the roadway which was of macadam and stiff mud. The wind blew sharply, for it was a December day and on...

  • Christmas Every Day and Other Stories reviews

    Christmas Every Day and Other Stories Book Reviews

    William Dean Howells

    Here is a charming Christmas tale. Read this to your little one. "I took the book from her outstretched arm and examined the title, "Christmas Every Day" by William ...

  • The Christmas Contest reviews

    The Christmas Contest Book Reviews

    Theresa Sederholt

    Donald Willows is dying, but has one last item to check off his bucket list. Hopefully, the enticement of winning his house and the magic of the holidays will lure in just the righ...

  • The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories reviews

    The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories Book Reviews

    H.G. Wells

    The enterprise of Messrs. T. Nelson & Sons and the friendly accommodation of Messrs. Macmillan render possible this collection in one cover of all the short stories by me t...

  • Fifty Famous Stories Retold reviews

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