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  • The Best American Short Stories of the Century (The Best American Series ®)

    • UPC: 046442843676
    • ASIN: 0395843677
    • ISBN: 0395843677
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    Since the series' inception in 1915, the annual volumes of The Best American Short Stories have launched literary careers, showcased the most compelling stories of each year, and confirmed for all time the significance of the short story in our national literature. Now THE BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES OF THE CENTURY brings together the best of the b... [Read More]

  • Short Stories: Five Decades (Phoenix Fiction)

    • ASIN: B00BBPWB78
    • Manufacturer: Open Road Media

    A wide-ranging fictional portrait of life in postwar America by an acclaimed New Yorker short story writer and #1 New York Times–bestselling novelist. Irwin Shaw was a star of the New Yorker’s fiction pages in the 1930s and ’40s. His prose helped shape the landscape of post-war fiction, and his work drew from a remarkable life that spanned fr... [Read More]

  • The Vintage Book of Contemporary American Short Stories

    • ASIN: 0679745130
    • ISBN: 0679745130
    • Brand: Brand: Vintage
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    Variously funny, frightening, poignant, and exhilarating, these collected stories displays the best American writers at the peak of their powers and the national narrative at its most eloquent, truthful, and inventive.The thirty-three stories in this volume prove that American short fiction maybe be our most distinctive national art form. As select... [Read More]

  • Her Cowboy: A Steamy Older Man Curvy Younger Woman Romance

    • ASIN: B07V7GVJM3

    There’s a curvy, gorgeous young blonde on my doorstep, and she’s the most forbidden woman on this green earth.Rose is pure, hot, forbidden temptation in a shirt that’s too tight and shorts that are too short.She needs a place to stay and she’s willing to earn her keep.Her old man was my best friend, so of course I open my home to her.But no... [Read More]

  • Baseball's Best Short Stories (Sporting's Best Short Stories series)

    • ASIN: 1613743769
    • ISBN: 1613743769
    • Manufacturer: Chicago Review Press

    This expanded edition features the best-loved short stories from the 20th century as well as new tales from some of the 21st century’s most iconic names in fiction. No other sport has inspired as many great writers as baseball has, and this exceptional anthology brings together 34 short stories about the nation’s favorite pastime. The stories ... [Read More]

  • 100 Years of The Best American Short Stories (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: B00QPI449E
    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    The Best American Short Stories is the longest running and best-selling series of short fiction in the country. For the centennial celebration of this beloved annual series, master of the form Lorrie Moore selects forty stories from the more than two thousand that were published in previous editions. Series editor Heidi Pitlor recounts behind-the-... [Read More]

  • The Best American Short Stories 2015 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: 0547939418
    • ISBN: 0547939418
    • Brand: Mariner Books
    • Manufacturer: Mariner Books

    In his introduction to this one hundredth volume of the beloved Best American Short Stories, guest editor T. C. Boyle writes, “The Model T gave way to the Model A and to the Ferrari and the Prius . . . modernism to postmodernism and post-postmodernism. We advance. We progress. We move on. But we are part of a tradition.” Boyle’s choices of ... [Read More]

  • 100 Great Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

    • ASIN: B00U0B4PCI
    • Manufacturer: Dover Publications

    "This is a wonderful collection of authors from America and around the world. Centuries are covered, making this a great resource for English teachers and any lover of literature." — Life Community ChurchThis treasury of one hundred tales offers students and other readers of short fiction a splendid selection of stories by masters of the form. Co... [Read More]

  • The Best American Short Stories 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

    • ASIN: B01N7HZA3K
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Best-selling author Meg Wolitzer guest edits the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction. “If you know exactly what you are going to get from the experience of reading a story, you probably wouldn’t go looking for it; you need, in order to be an open reader of fiction, to be willing. To cast a vote for what you love and t... [Read More]

  • Secret Games

    • ASIN: B07KG77J9M

    Dante Vanderbilt. 6”4. Muscular. Sexy hazel eyes. Dark silky hair. The sort of man that no woman wants to say no to. And he knows it. He’s cocky, arrogant, and the most handsome man I’ve ever met in my life.I’m not the sort of girl to have a one night stand. I’m not the sort of girl that hooks up in someone’s office, but when I met Dant... [Read More]

  • Next Year in Havana

    • ASIN: B072BLV8Y9
    • Manufacturer: Berkley

    A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK“A beautiful novel that's full of forbidden passions, family secrets and a lot of courage and sacrifice.”—Reese WitherspoonAfter the death of her beloved grandmother, a Cuban-American woman travels to Havana, where she discovers the roots of her identity—and unearths a family secret hidden ... [Read More]

  • The Wedding Trap (Second Service, Book 1)

    • Manufacturer: Adrienne Bell

    Beth Bradley has a problem. Everyone is expecting her successful music executive boyfriend, Charlie, to be her date for her best friend’s wedding. There’s one hitch: Charlie doesn’t exist. Unless she can think of something fast, she’s headed for the most humiliating weekend of her life.Alex Tanner has a problem. The former Navy SEAL's searc... [Read More]

  • Little Fires Everywhere: A Novel

    • ASIN: B01N4VW75U
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Penguin Books

  • Brian Helsing: The World's Unlikeliest Vampire Hunter: Mission #1: Just Try Not To Die

    • ASIN: B077GKV4H9

    When Helsing XII, the latest in the long and illustrious line of brave demon-hunters dies in combat, no-one would have expected his ring of power to be handed down to an idiot.Least of all said idiot; Brian Trelawney, the most hapless car salesman in the whole of Cornwall.With no redeeming features bar his towering height, Brian finds himself thrus... [Read More]

  • The Overstory: A Novel

    • ASIN: B073VX7HT4
    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

  • Uncommon Type: Some Stories

    • ASIN: B06WP988TB
    • Brand: Knopf
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    A collection of seventeen wonderful short stories showing that two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks is as talented a writer as he is an actor. A gentle Eastern European immigrant arrives in New York City after his family and his life have been torn apart by his country's civil war. A man who loves to bowl rolls a perfect game--and then another and then... [Read More]

  • My Donut Princess: A military romance novella: (stand alone) (The Guilty Series Book 4)

    • ASIN: B07F8QC7B5

    It’s not easy being the Donut Princess.Parties around the world.Unlimited budget.Living in a luxury hotel.Full-time security.Which was how I found myself being guarded by a Navy SEAL I hated. Aaron was bossy, as unrelenting an asshole as he was stupidly attractive. Nope. Not going there. Socialites don’t fall for the help.... But those socialit... [Read More]

  • Billionaire Seeking Bride #1 (BBW Alpha Billionaire Romance)

    • ASIN: B01831SNI8

    Vicki Loom works as a janitor in a large office building. It’s a lonely job made bearable by the company of her cantankerous old coworker, Tom. She dreams of a better life in the arms of a sensual lover, but has little hope with her line of work and hefty appearance. All that changes when a flier floats her way about an open secretary job in t... [Read More]

  • Rock Hard: Fun Romance

    • ASIN: B01GSL9C3A

    Rock Hardis the hottest new contemporary romance from bestselling author Lucia Jordan! Dallas Henry is coming home. For the last eight years she’s been living in Europe, trying to forget her troubled family and the two hot men she left behind. But now her father is sick, and Dallas is returning. Back home, not much has changed. Her brother, Peyto... [Read More]

  • My Ishmael (Ishmael Series Book 3)

    • ASIN: B002PXFYHY
    • Manufacturer: Bantam

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