Short Stories

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A LYLE SAXON READER: LOST STORIES OF THE FRENCH QUARTER AND BURIED TREASURE

Historian Michael Warner sheds light on New Orleans favorite son, Lyle Saxon, by gathering some of the early 20th century writer’s short stories and news reports never before published in a book.
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I WASN’T CRYING OVER YOU

Drawing from his own life experiences, author Vincent K. Hunanyan ingeniously captures the pivotal moments of life’s highs and lows in I WASN’T CRYING OVER YOU, a medley of earnest narratives with scintillating twists and lamentable revelations.
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WELCOME TO SUGARVILLE - A NOVEL IN STORIES

WELCOME TO SUGARVILLE - A NOVEL IN STORIES stylistically hails back to television's Twilight Zone and the pulp fantasy fiction of mid-century America.
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THE LOVE THAT DARE NOT SPEAK ITS NAME

A series of stories about people in various cultures coming out of the closet, and the different reactions they receive from their families, friends, and societies.
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Tales depicting the joys and struggles families of all kinds present in MOTHERS, SON, BELOVEDS, AND OTHER STRANGERS

In these fifteen stories, Janie Dempsey Watts takes the reader from Los Angeles to Georgia to Sicily as her characters navigate and discover what it means to be family.
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NOW THAT WE’RE ALONE, just the right mix of horror and humor

NOW THAT WE’RE ALONE is a darkly humorous blend of death, gore, and terror, featuring oddly relatable characters in horribly normal situations.
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Three clever and captivating stories weave in themes of companionship and friendship in BOYS

Two short stories and one novella, set during three stages (school age, adolescence, young adulthood) of three different boys, capture the essence of companionship and friendship.
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TIMELESS TRAVELS

In a series of stories, told from multiple points of view, author Joseph Rothenberg ties these divergent topics together with his creativity.
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LURES

LURES paints sympathetic portraits of everyday people striving after what they may never attain.
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RADAR ROAD: THE BEST OF ON IMPULSE

RADAR ROAD: THE BEST OF ON IMPULSE is a collection of twenty-five exquisite short stories artfully strung together by Best New American Voices nominee Nath Jones.
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Form trumps content in: POSTMODERN DECONSTRUCTION MADHOUSE

Reading POSTMODERN DECONSTRUCTION MADHOUSE is no ordinary romp through a short story collection: the sections that make up the collection range from stand-alone scenes, lists, and literary criticism, keeping readers on their toes.
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Stories about cars, war, and life-altering moral choices in: SNAPSHOTS

In this short story collection, the lives of a diverse group of characters occasionally intersect in a particular town – Roanoke, Virginia.
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Exotic adventures in myth and obsession in: DOG-HEAD: TALES FROM THE NEOTROPICS

This is an extraordinary collection of three novellas all centered on themes of obsession, myth, and exoticism.
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Stories and poetry punctuated with humor: I PUNCHED MYSELF IN THE EYE

Pamela Capone must be a riot at parties. She can turn the most mundane details of a day into witty poetry, and find a way to connect it all to God’s higher plan for us.
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Short stories with lasting effects in: JOURNEYS OFF THE ROAD

In JOURNEYS OFF THE ROAD, Hilfiker offers a motley collection of short stories whose focus ranges from World War II Germany to man’s relationship with nature.
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Stories that elicit eerie anticipation in: NIGHTMARES - UNHINGED

Often floating between reality and another realm, these dark stories inspire a spectrum of emotions and an eeriness that incites the imagination.
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Rich character studies in: ENDINGS—Poetry and Prose

Poe pulls back the curtain on some desperate characters, from a gay man looking for love in the wrong places, to a tormented boy who wants to be a tiger, to a woman who’d rather die than spend another night with her violent husband.
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Fantastical, weird, and macabre stories resonant: WITH A VOICE THAT IS OFTEN STILL CONFUSED BUT IS BECOMING EVER LOUDER AND CLEARER

Hamantaschen’s collection of nine short stories displays a wide-ranging writing style that is a deft blend of horror, the bizarre and literary pop-culture.
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We Regret to Inform You: Stories

A boy attempts to break the world record egg-and-spoon race time, a crass man awakens from cryogenic sleep only to learn he’s dying, an already distant father begins to turn into a stone statue, and other short stories examine masculinity, relationships, and how humans ache to connect.
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Wild Dragon Soul

WILD DRAGON SOUL: TALES ABOUT A JOURNEY TO FIND THE INNER ARTIST is a collection of colorful and creative short stories centered on different characters that are trying to find their places in the unique worlds they inhabit.
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Cars and Other Things That Get Around

CARS AND OTHER THINGS THAT GET AROUND is a collection of short stories dealing with the ranges of human life from getting ready for a first date, to losing a loved one, to realizing how unfair life can really be.
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The Bird Room

THE BIRD ROOM is an eclectic gathering of short stories, some of which fit neatly into the traditional horror genre, though most of them are completely and wholly psychological horror stories.