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4 New Books Set in New England to Read This Month

Four new novels coming in June, all set in New England

100 Must-Read Short Story Collections

100 excellent collections of short fiction to read.

The Re(a)d Planet: 10 Short Stories about Mars

10 short stories to read about Mars as we get to experience the planet's close approach.

Books and Booze: Karen Russell Edition

There’s nothing I like more than curling up in my favorite reading chair with a good book and a drink ...

Two-Fer: Western Short Stories

If you’re into stories about the American West, you should definitely come sit next to me -- and grab these collections on your way over.

3 Awesome Short Stories (That You Can Read For Free, Right Now!)

While I thought that widespread Kindle ownership would lead to more people reading short stories I’m not sure it has. ...

5 Most Popular Books of the Month: January 2016

We love to geek out with stats, and what could be better than using them to see which books Book ...

Loving But Never Reading Short Stories: Confronting the Issue

Recently I realized that for as much as I say that I like short stories and anthologies, I don’t seem ...

44 of Your Favorite Short Story Collections

This giveaway is sponsored by Night in Erg Chebbi and Other Stories by Edward Hamlin and Excommunicados by Charles Haverty. ...

What’s Your Favorite Short Story Collection?

This giveaway is sponsored by Night in Erg Chebbi and Other Stories by Edward Hamlin and Excommunicados by Charles Haverty. ...

Like Great Short Stories? You’ll Want to Support Fireside Fiction

Fireside Fiction publishes great short fiction. Their two stated goals are: “to find and publish great stories regardless of genre, ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read In June

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, and much, ...

The Brave New World of Spec Fic Magazines: A Primer

Speculative fiction is a vibrant field with a lot of exciting stuff written by genre veterans as well as up ...

Connected Stories to Quench Your Novel Thirst

Whenever someone says they don’t like short stories, I mentally call bullshit. I know! It’s a terrible, judgy thing to ...

3 On A YA Theme: Short Story Anthologies To Get On Your Radar

Since it’s short story month and since I don’t tend to talk about short story anthologies in my quarterly YA ...