Best Short Stories Books

Best Free Short Stories Books of 2024

  • 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.

  • Jade Mystery reviews

    Jade Mystery Book Reviews

    K. Rose

    Unravel a tale of intrigue and deception set against the shadowy backdrop of the San Francisco Bay. In this suspenseful narrative, an ordinary call for a taxi turns into an electri...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 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 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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”

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sticky Fingers reviews

    Sticky Fingers Book Reviews

    JT Lawrence

    Diverse, darkhumored, and deliciously bitesized, this compelling collection of 12 short stories by USA Today bestselling author JT Lawrence include: ESCAPE A suicidal baby knows he...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • American Indian stories reviews

    American Indian stories Book Reviews

    Zitkala-Sa

    The first essay "Impressions of an Indian Childhood," is separated into seven sections, In the second essay "School Days of an Indian Girl," Quaker missionaries...

  • 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.

  • 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 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...

  • In the Teeth of the Evidence reviews

    In the Teeth of the Evidence Book Reviews

    Dorothy L. Sayers

    All that was left of the garage was a heap of charred and smouldering beams. In the driving seat of the burntout car were the remains of a body... An accident, said the police. An ...

  • A Chance Meeting reviews

    A Chance Meeting Book Reviews

    Jennifer Grayson

    Tired and dusty after running from a posse men mad at him for killing a man who was trying to kill him Nolan rode into Fuller under an assumed name and straight into something he d...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Prince of Bohemia reviews

    A Prince of Bohemia Book Reviews

    Honoré de Balzac

    The word Bohemia tells you everything. Bohemia has nothing and lives upon what it has. Hope is its religion; faith (in oneself) its creed; and charity is supposed to be its budget....

  • Tales of the Jazz Age reviews

    Tales of the Jazz Age Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his ...

  • 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...

  • Luck reviews

    Luck Book Reviews

    Mark Twain

    Luck is an 1886 short story by Mark Twain which was first published in 1891 in Harper's Magazine. It was subsequently reprinted in 1892 in the anthology Merry Tales; the first...

  • 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...

  • Twisted Shorties reviews

    Twisted Shorties Book Reviews

    A. F. Stewart

    From the inventive minds of the writers of the late, lamented website Gather.com comes a book... ...a book of odd little stories, with fiction astonishing and intriguing, and yes e...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Four Short Stories By Emile Zola reviews

    Four Short Stories By Emile Zola Book Reviews

    Émile Zola

    This is a four short stories book. Four sections stories: Nana, The Miller’s Daughter, Captain Burle, The Death of Oliver Bachille given in this book.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Blinding Love 1 reviews

    Blinding Love 1 Book Reviews

    Liv Bennett

    He loves me and hurts me. The more intense his possessiveness becomes, the deeper the scars he leaves. And, I take in everything; the good and the bad, the love and the jealousy......

Best Paid Short Stories Books of 2024

  • 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.

  • Jade Mystery reviews

    Jade Mystery Book Reviews

    K. Rose

    Unravel a tale of intrigue and deception set against the shadowy backdrop of the San Francisco Bay. In this suspenseful narrative, an ordinary call for a taxi turns into an electri...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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 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 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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”

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Sticky Fingers reviews

    Sticky Fingers Book Reviews

    JT Lawrence

    Diverse, darkhumored, and deliciously bitesized, this compelling collection of 12 short stories by USA Today bestselling author JT Lawrence include: ESCAPE A suicidal baby knows he...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • American Indian stories reviews

    American Indian stories Book Reviews

    Zitkala-Sa

    The first essay "Impressions of an Indian Childhood," is separated into seven sections, In the second essay "School Days of an Indian Girl," Quaker missionaries...

  • 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.

  • 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 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...

  • In the Teeth of the Evidence reviews

    In the Teeth of the Evidence Book Reviews

    Dorothy L. Sayers

    All that was left of the garage was a heap of charred and smouldering beams. In the driving seat of the burntout car were the remains of a body... An accident, said the police. An ...

  • A Chance Meeting reviews

    A Chance Meeting Book Reviews

    Jennifer Grayson

    Tired and dusty after running from a posse men mad at him for killing a man who was trying to kill him Nolan rode into Fuller under an assumed name and straight into something he d...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Prince of Bohemia reviews

    A Prince of Bohemia Book Reviews

    Honoré de Balzac

    The word Bohemia tells you everything. Bohemia has nothing and lives upon what it has. Hope is its religion; faith (in oneself) its creed; and charity is supposed to be its budget....

  • Tales of the Jazz Age reviews

    Tales of the Jazz Age Book Reviews

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his ...

  • 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...

  • Luck reviews

    Luck Book Reviews

    Mark Twain

    Luck is an 1886 short story by Mark Twain which was first published in 1891 in Harper's Magazine. It was subsequently reprinted in 1892 in the anthology Merry Tales; the first...

  • 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...

  • Twisted Shorties reviews

    Twisted Shorties Book Reviews

    A. F. Stewart

    From the inventive minds of the writers of the late, lamented website Gather.com comes a book... ...a book of odd little stories, with fiction astonishing and intriguing, and yes e...

  • 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...

  • Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew reviews

    Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew Book Reviews

    Josephine Preston Peabody

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