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Gautreaux, Tim

Summary: "A widely celebrated novelist gives us a generous collection of exhilarating short stories, proving that he is a master of this genre as well. Once again, "he reminds us," wrote The Miami Herald, "that great writing is a timeless art." After the stunning historical novels The Clearing and The Missing, Tim Gautreaux now ranges freely through contemporary life with twelve new stories and eight...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAU

Pandi

Summary: "The Accusation is a deeply moving and eye-opening work of fiction that paints a powerful portrait of life under the North Korean regime. Set during the period of Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il's leadership, the seven stories that make up The Accusation give voice to people living under this most bizarre and horrifying of dictatorships. The characters of these compelling stories come from a wide...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAN

Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott)

Summary: "Known not only for his brilliant novels but also for short stories chronicling the Jazz Age, such as 'Bernice bobs her hair' and 'The diamond as big as the Ritz,' F. Scott Fitzgerald continued to write stories his entire life, some of which were never published--until now. Many of the stories in I'd Die for You were submitted to major magazines and accepted for publication during Fitzgerald's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FIT

Summary: Offers a collection of eighteen spooky stories featuring characters from popular Disney movies.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2017

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Ahern, Cecelia

Summary: "Cecelia Ahern gives us thirty stories, all titled 'The Woman Who...', that capture the different facets of women's lives. Humorous, moving and poignant, the stories capture the moments the characters are overwhelmed by guilt, confusion, frustration, intimidation, exhaustion the private moments when they feel the need to roar"--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION AHE

Singh, Vandana

Summary: "In her first North American collection, Vandana Singh's deep humanism interplays with her scientific background in stories that explore and celebrate this world and others and characters who are trying to make sense of the people they meet, what they see, and the challenges they face"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIN

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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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BES

Cortese, Katie

Summary: A girl afflicted with pyrokinesis tries to control her fire-starting long enough to go to a dance with a boy she likes. A woman trapped in a stalled marriage is excited by an alluring ex-con who enrolls in her YMCA cooking class. A teen accompanies her mother, a prestigious poet, to a writing conference where she navigates a misguided attraction to a married writer -- who is, in turn, attracted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kentucky 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Matheson, Richard

Summary: "The first career retrospective of terrifying stories by "one of the greatest writers of the 20th century" (Ray Bradbury), edited by award-winning author Victor LaValle. Among the greats of 20th-century horror and fantasy, few names stand above Richard Matheson. Though known by many for novels like I Am Legend and his sixteen Twilight Zone episodes, Matheson truly shines in his chilling,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAT

Mayer, Mark

Summary: Aerialists is a fiercely inventive collection of nine stories in which classic carnival characters become ordinary misfits seeking grandeur in a lonely world. A young misogynist finds a confidante in a cable-TV strongwoman. A realtor for the one percent invokes his inner murder clown. A skin-and-bones mathematician and his bearded wife plot revolution. A friendless peach farmer holds a funeral...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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Summary: A collection of top-selected mystery writing from the past year is culled from a variety of respected sources and offers insight into evolving genre trends.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

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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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC EVE

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

Motoya, Yukiko

Summary: In these eleven stories, the individuals who lift the curtains of their orderly homes and workplaces are confronted with the bizarre, the grotesque, the fantastic, the alien--and, through it, find a way to liberation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2018

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

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: In these stories, Ramsay runs away from relatives, Bob is raised by dogs and Dorinda does housework for distant relatives, and Wenda and her woodchuck companion need to find a way to outsmart Widow Wallop.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press 2017

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2 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ATW

Roupenian, Kristen

Summary: A couple becomes obsessed with their friend hearing them have sex, then seeing them have sex ... until they can't have sex without him; a ten-year-old's birthday party takes a sinister turn when she wishes for "something mean"; a woman finds a book of spells half hidden at the library and summons her heart's desire: a nameless, naked man; and a self-proclaimed "biter" dreams of sneaking up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scout Press 2019

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Summary: Much like a fine wine the 'Best Gay Erotica' series just keeps getting better with each passing year--and this year's volume is no exception! With M/M erotic stories about dominant men standing tall and powerful over their submissive, to dashing men with looks to kill for, to the rough-and-tumble type who is just asking for you to get down and dirty. So, pour yourself a glass and curl up with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: CLEIS Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: FIC BES

Irving, Washington

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Collection of four stories of strange and unexplainable circumstances. A headless horseman haunts Sleep Hollow. At least that's the legend in the tiny village of Tarrytown. But scary stories won't stop the town's new schoolmaster, Ichabod Crane, from crossing through the Hollow, especially when the beautiful Katrina lives on the other side. Will Ichabod win over his beloved or discover that the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling Children's Books 2013

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Summary: In this follow-up to the acclaimed In the Company of Sherlock Holmes, expert Sherlockians Laurie King and Les Klinger put forth the question: What happens when great writers/creators who are not known as Sherlock Holmes devotees admit to being inspired by Conan Doyle stories? While some are highly-regarded mystery writers, others are best known for their work in the fields of fantasy or science...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2016

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ECH

Summary: "Short stories by some of today's top names in fantasy, horror, and mystery."--Front cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dark Horse Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL
1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC HEL

Driscoll, Jack

Summary: Ten stories mostly set in Michigan's northern lower peninsula, a landscape as gorgeous as it is severe. If at times the situations in these stories appear hopeless, the characters nonetheless, and even against seemingly impossible odds, dare to hope. These fictional individuals are so compassionately rendered that they can hardly help but be, in the hands of this writer, not only redeemed but...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRI

Schweblin, Samanta

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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Caspers, Nona

Summary: Years after Casperss unnamed narrator loses her first lover in a tragic accident, she finds herself wondering, "What did she want from me? What are the things that matter?" In vivid, richly detailed vignettes, the book tracks the cyclical nature of grief and remembrance across a life fractured by loss. At times dryly comical, at other times radiantly surreal, The Fifth Woman is a testament to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Clare, Cassandra

Summary: A collection of eleven short stories, previously published online, that illuminate the life of the enigmatic, flashy, and flamboyant High Warlock of Brooklyn, Magnus Bane, a character in The Mortal Instruments series.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION CLA

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

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