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Summary: "The latest volume of the prestigious anthology series, published annually across six decades! The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories in the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. The editor selected by SFWA's anthology committee (chaired by Mike Resnick) is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Hanks, Tom

Summary: A collection of 17 short stores by two-time Oscar winning actor Tom Hanks. 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 another and then many more in a row until he winds up ESPN's newest celebrity, and he must decide if the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Parameswaran, Rajesh.

Summary: A darkly funny collection of stories about the power of love and the love of power.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2012

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC PAR

Lively, Penelope

Summary: "A glimmering collection of new short fiction from the Booker Prize winner and national bestselling author of How It All Began In such acclaimed novels as The Photograph, Family Album, and How It All Began, Penelope Lively has captivated readers with her singular blend of wisdom, elegance, and humor. Now, in her first story collection in decades, Lively takes up themes of history, family, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Schweblin, Samanta

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Summary: "Schweblin's stories have the feel of a sleepless night, where every shadow and bump in the dark take on huge implications; they leave your pulse racing and the line between the real and the strange blurring."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 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, Call number: FIC ROG

Deaver, Jeffery.

Summary: A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer's murder. A washed-up Hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. Two Olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. And Deaver's beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: M DEA

Elliott, Julia

Summary: "At an obscure South Carolina nursing home, a lost world reemerges as a disabled elderly woman undergoes newfangled brain-restoration procedures and begins to explore her environment with the assistance of strap-on robot legs. At a deluxe medical spa on a nameless Caribbean island, a middle-aged woman hopes to revitalize her fading youth with grotesque rejuvenating therapies that combine...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tin House Books 2014

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Evenson, Brian

Summary: A stuffed bear's heart beats with the rhythm of a dead baby; Reno keeps receding to the east no matter how far you drive; and in a mine on another planet, the dust won't stop seeping in. In these stories, Brian Evenson unsettles us with the everyday and the extraordinary--the terror of living with the knowledge of all we cannot know.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 2016

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Ford, Jeffrey

Summary: Emily Dickinson takes a carriage ride with Death. A couple are invited over to a neighbor's daughter's exorcism. A country witch with a sea-captain's head in a glass globe intercedes on behalf of abused and abandoned children. In July of 1915, in Hardin County, Ohio, a boy sees ghosts. Explore contemporary natural history in a baker's dozen of exhilarating visions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2016

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Macomber, Debbie.

Summary: A collection of three stories about love and knitting includes Susan Mallery's "Coming Unraveled," in which Robyn Mulligan returns home to run her grandmother's knitting store and meets handsome T.J. Passman.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mira 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAC

Gaitskill, Mary

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Summary: Mary Gaitskill returns with a luminous new collection of stories-her first in more than ten years. In "College Town l980," young people adrift in Ann Arbor, Michigan, debate the meaning of personal strength at the start of the Reagan era; in the urban fairy tale "Mirrorball," a young man steals a girl's soul during a one-night stand; and in "The Little Boy," a woman haunted by the death of her...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: "Are you a sleepy little tiger? This collection contains twelve of Daniel's most beloved stories, which makes for a happy read before bedtime! Whether he's visiting Grandpere or baking banana bread at the bakery, Daniel loves going on new adventures. Best of all, each story is timed to be read aloud in about three minutes, so it's the perfect solution for little tigers begging for 'just one...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2018

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Summary: These top YA authors tackle the much-debated trope of the love triangle, and the result is sixteen fresh, diverse, and romantic stories you don t want to miss. A teen girl who offers kissing lessons. Zombies in the Civil War South. The girl next door, the boy who loves her, and the girl who loves them both. Vampires at a boarding school. Three teens fighting monsters in an abandoned video...

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Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2017

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Summary: "Multiple Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry compiles more than twenty stories and poems--written by members of the Horror Writers Association--in this terrifying collection about worst fears"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SCA

DeLillo, Don.

Summary: Collects nine short stories written between 1979 and 2011 that chronicle three decades of American life from the perspective of a range of characters, including a pair of nuns in the South Bronx and two astronauts orbiting the Earth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2011

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Riordan, Rick

Summary: "Magic, monsters, and mayhem abound when Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase meet Carter and Sadie Kane for the first time in this short story collection"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney-Hyperion 2016

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Alexie, Sherman

Summary: As a 41-year-old man confronts his own mortality in this collection's title story, he recalls his Spokane Indian father's chilling death from alcoholism and diabetes. Another tale features an eccentric salesman pursuing a married woman from airport to airport. And then there's the film editor who sees nothing wrong with altering footage to fit preconceived views-- until he himself becomes the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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

Butcher, Jim

Summary: "The world of Harry Dresden, Chicago's only professional wizard, is rife with intrigue-and creatures of all supernatural stripes. And you'll make their intimate acquaintance as Harry delves into the dark side of truth, justice, and the American way in this must-have short story collection."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ace 2018

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Contents: Abelard sanction / David Morell (Bill Weideman) -- Assassins / Christopher Reich (Dick Hill) -- Falling / Chris Mooney (Laural Merlington) -- The double dealer / David Liss (Michael Page) -- Surviving Toronto / M. Diane Vogt (Joyce Bean).

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2006

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Pratchett, Terry

Summary: "A collection of short fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from schooldays to Discworld and the present day. In the four decades since his first book appeared in print, Terry Pratchett has become one of the world's best-selling and best-loved authors. Here for the first time are his short stories and other short-form fiction collected into one volume. A Blink...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2015

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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: Contains 62 stories from 16 countries written during the 20th century.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1986

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 808.83 WOR

Straub, Emma.

Summary: Twelve stories filled with sharp humor, emotional acuity, and joyful language.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STR