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Summary: "A stunning collection of original, terrifying fiction from a unique cast of master storytellers. Jason Blum invited an impressive group of authors, filmmakers, and screenwriters to envision a city of their choosing. and to let their demons run wild. Taken together, the provocative stories in The Blumhouse Book of Nightmares: The Haunted City create the unforgettable cityscape of a new world of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blumhouse Books/Doubleday 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BLU

Summary: "In this dark and gritty collection--featuring short stories from Jim Butcher, Seanan McGuire, Kevin J. Anderson, and Rob Thurman--nothing is as simple as black and white, light and dark, good and evil... Unfortunately, that's exactly what makes it so easy to cross the line. In #1 New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher's Cold Case, Molly Carpenter--Harry Dresden's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Roc 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Summary: Some of the rising stars in the crime, suspense, and mystery genres reveal their talents in an anthology of short stories, each of which is introduced by such mentors as Tess Gerritsen, Jeffery Deaver, and Lee Child.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIL

Summary: "Ben Marcus, one of the most innovative and vital writers of this generation, delivers a stellar anthology of the best short fiction being written today in America In New American Stories, Ben Marcus has collected a diverse, exciting, and wholly unique book of contemporary American fiction writers. Herein are the luminaries of the form like Deborah Eisenberg, George Saunders, and Denis Johnson,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Contemporaries 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NEW

Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Summary: "A thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors--including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. R. Martin! The latest story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ROG

Contents: Imagining indigenous futurisms -- The native slipstream. Custer on the slipstream / Gerald Vizenor -- Aunt Parnetta's electric blisters / Diane Glancy -- from The fast red road : a plainsong / Stephen Graham Jones -- from Flight / Sherman Alexie -- Contact. from Refugees / Celu Amberstone -- from The black ship / Gerry William -- Men on the moon / Simon Ortiz -- Indigenour science and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Moshfegh, Ottessa

Summary: An electrifying first collection of short stories from the author of Eileen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOS

Summary: The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, from thousands published in literary magazines. The winning stories roam the world, from Nigeria to Venice, from an erupting volcano in Iceland to a brothel in the old Wild West. They feature a dazzling array of characters: a young American falling in love in Japan, a girl raised by snake-handling...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC O

Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Contents: Disc 1. Good living / Aleksandar Hemon (performed by Boyd Gaines) (13:22) -- Hell-heaven / Jhumpa Lahiri (performed by Rita Wolf) (49:29) -- Disc 2. The thing around your neck / Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (performed by Condola Rashad) (25:04) -- Breaking and entering / Sherman Alexie (performed by B.D. Wong) (30:20).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Symphony Space, Inc. 2011

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Summary: Presents a selection of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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Summary: Killer Year is a group of thirteen authors whose first novels were published in the year 2007. Now, each member of this widely-praised organization has written a story with his or her own unique twist on the world of crime. Each entry in this one-of-a-kind collection is introduced by the author's Killer Year mentor, including bestselling authors James Rollins, Tess Gerritsen, and Jeffery...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Adams, John Joseph

Summary: An anthology of original horror tales featuring "evil genius" archetype characters intent on ruling the world features contributions by Diana Gabaldon, Daniel Wilson, and Austin Grossman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAD

Moshfegh, Ottessa

Summary: "An electrifying first collection from one of the most exciting short story writers of our time. Ottessa Moshfegh's debut novel Eileen was one of the literary events of 2015. Garlanded with critical acclaim, it was named a book of the year by The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle, nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, short-listed for the Man Booker Prize, and won...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOS

Hagy, Alyson Carol

Summary: "A haunting, evocative tale about the power of storytelling. A brutal civil war has ravaged the country, and contagious fevers have decimated the population. Abandoned farmhouses litter the isolated mountain valleys and shady hollows. The economy has been reduced to barter and trade. In this craggy, unwelcoming world, the central character of Scribe ekes out a lonely living on the family...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAG

Summary: An anthology of original fantasy tales by some of today's leading genre masters includes contributions by George R. R. Martin, Scott Lynch, Garth Nix, Cecelia Holland, and Elizabeth Bear.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION BOO

Summary: Collects forty short stories published between 1915 and 2015, from writers that include Ernest Hemingway, John Updike, and Alice Munro that exemplify their era and stand the test of time.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOO

Summary: The O. Henry Prize Stories 2017 contains twenty breathtaking stories--by a vibrant mix of established and emerging writers--selected by the series editor from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year. The collection includes essays by the three eminent guest jurors on their favorite stories, observations from the winning writers on what inspired them, and a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2017

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Summary: "A thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors--including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. R. Martin! The latest story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2008

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Summary: Presents twenty of the best works of short fiction of the past year from a variety of acclaimed sources.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Robb, J.D.

Summary: The secrets of desire are unlocked in this collection of paranormal passion and suspense that features a never-before-published Eve Dallas novella by J. D. Robb, as well as other works by Mary Blayney, Ruth Ryan Langan, and Mary Kay McComas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC ROB

Summary: Edited by critically acclaimed, best-selling author Alice Sebold, the stories in this year's collection serve as a provacative literary "antenna for what is going on in the world" ("Chicago Tribune)." The collection boasts great variety from "famous to first-timers, sifted from major magazines and little reviews, grand and little worlds" ("St. Louis Post-Dispatch)," ensuring yet another...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEB