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Orner, Peter

Summary: In his orchestral and moving new book, Peter Orner ... chronicles people whose lives are at inflection points. In forty-four compressed gems, he grips us with a series of defining moments. Whether it's a first date that turns into a late-night road trip to a séance in an abandoned airplane hangar, or a family's memories of the painful mystery surrounding a forgotten uncle's demise, Orner...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORN

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

Enriquez, Mariana

Summary: El mundo de Mariana Enriquez no tiene por qué ser el nuestro, y, sin embargo, lo termina siendo. Bastan pocas frases para pisarlo, respirarlo y no olvidarlo gracias a una viveza emocional insólita. Con la cotidianidad hecha pesadilla, el lector se despierta abatido, perturbado por historias e imágenes que jamás conseguirá sacarse de la cabeza. Las autodenominadas "mujeres ardientes," que...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Español, una división de Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 FIC ENR

Summary: "Join Winnie the Pooh and his friends at a birthday party, help Rabbit find his good mood, play with little Roo, and more! Each story in this collection is ideal for reading aloud in just five minutes--a perfect fit for bedtime, story time, or any time!"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2017

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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

Cortázar, Julio

Summary: "In time for his centenary: two groundbreaking works from a major figure of world literature, one of the founders of the Latin American Boom. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY CONTEMPORARY CLASSICS. With these two books--the "counter-novel" Hopscotch and the short-story collection Blow-Up--Cortazar earned a place among the most innovative authors of the twentieth century. Hopscotch follows the adventures of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Everyman's Library, Alfred A. Knopf 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COR

Van den Berg, Laura

Summary: "A dislocating collection of short stories from the author of "The Third Hotel""--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC VAN

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 Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AHE

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1 available in Adult 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: Eleven fresh vampire stories from young adult fiction's leading voices! In this delicious new collection, you'll find stories about lurking vampires of social media, rebellious vampires hungry for more than just blood, eager vampires coming out--and going out for their first kill--and other bold, breathtaking, dangerous, dreamy, eerie, iconic, powerful creatures of the night. Welcome to the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Imprint, a part of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2020

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Harris, Charlaine

Summary: "Principal Anne DeWitt knew her past could catch up with her, but she didn't expect it would make her late for school. Killing a man does take time though; so does disposing the body...if you do it right. After three relatively quiet years at Travis High School, it seems Anne is in danger of being exposed--even the baseball coach knows more about her former life than she ever imagined. Now, she...

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Publisher / Publication Date: JABberwocky Literary Agency, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

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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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: 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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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

Smith, Zadie

Summary: "Zadie Smith has established herself as one of the most iconic, critically respected, and popular writers of her generation. In her first short story collection, she combines her power of observation and her inimitable voice to mine the fraught and complex experience of life in the modern world. Interleaving eleven completely new and unpublished stories with some of her best-loved pieces from...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC SMI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Summary: Explore Enchancia with Sofia the First, and sail the Never Sea with Jake and his crew. Help Doc diagnose her toy patients; hang out at the Clubhouse with Mickey, Minnie, and the rest of the gang; and have a roarsome time with Henry Hugglemonster! This fun-filled book features eighteen stories starring your favorite Disney Junior pals!

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Publisher / Publication Date: Disney Press 2014

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Ford, Richard

Summary: A new collection of stories about memory, love and loss.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC FOR

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

Summary: In this first-ever anthology of Indigenous science fiction, Grace Dillon collects some examples of the craft, with contributions by Native American, First Nations, Aboriginal Australian, and New Zealand Maori authors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 2012

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WAL

Clare, Cassandra

Summary: Follow Jem and see - against the backdrop of the Shadow Market's dark dealings and festival - Anna Lightwood's doomed romance, Matthew Fairchild's great sin, and Tessa Gray as she is plunged into a world war. Valentine Morgenstern buys a soul at the Market and a young Jace Wayland's soul finds safe harbor. In the Market is hidden a lost heir and a beloved ghost, and no one can be saved one...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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

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