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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

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

Hemingway, Ernest

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Summary: The definitive collection by the man whose craft and vision remains an enduring influence on generations of readers and writers. Contains twenty-one stories not included in the 1938 omnibus "The first forty-nine."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Charles Scribner's Sons 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HEM

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: When Star Wars: A New Hope was first released in 1977, part of its appeal was that the world it presented felt alive. Landspeeders and starships were dirty. Droids broke down. And it was filled with cool, weird, and really weird background characters. (Really, just take a look around the Mos Eisley cantina.) Never mind Han, Luke, Leia, Darth Vader, and Obi-Wan. Who were these other guys? What...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Del Rey 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: SCI.FIC STA

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

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

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

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Summary: In her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2021, guest editor Jesmyn Ward says that the best fiction offers the reader a "sense of repair." The stories in this year's collection accomplish just that, immersing the reader in powerfully imagined worlds and allowing them to bring some of that power into their own lives. From a stirring portrait of Rodney King's final days to a surreal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2021

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Du Maurier, Daphne

Summary: Thirteen stories, some of which have only appeared in magazine form, that Du Maurier wrote when she was just beginning her career. Taken together, the collection demonstrates the growth of her storytelling skills.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUM

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ECH

Summary: "Seventeen stories by seventeen brilliant writers, inspired by seventeen paintings. That was the formula for Lawrence Block's two ground-breaking anthologies, In Sunlight or in Shadow and Alive in Shape and Color, and it's on glorious display here once again in From Sea to Stormy Sea. This time the paintings are exclusively the work of American artists, and the roster includes Harvey Dunn, John...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRO

Austin, Ron A.

Summary: "In this semi-autobiographical, linked story collection follows the misadventures of Avery Colt as he struggles to survive in North St. Louis alongside his family. Learning the best way to slaughter a goat, rebuilding his family's corner market, and reckoning the weight of a revolver are a few of the challenges Avery faces. As he matures through each page, Avery takes control of his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Southeast Missouri State University Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AUS

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

Liu, Cixin

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Summary: "From New York Times bestselling author Cixin Liu, The Wandering Earth is a science fiction short story collection featuring the title tale--the basis for the blockbuster international film, now streaming on Netflix. These ten stories, including five Chinese Galaxy Award-winners, are a blazingly original ode to planet Earth, its pasts, and its futures. Liu's fiction takes the reader to the edge...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A Tor Book published by Tom Doherty Associates 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC LIU

Morrell, David

Summary: Before I Wake is a thriller fan's dream, a rich, resonant collection that reminds us, once again, of its author's enduring and unmistakable importance. This is popular fiction as it should be written. It doesn't get better than this. Before I Wake shows us Morrell at the top of his game. Each of the stories gathered here is a compelling, beautifully crafted gem. Each is the clear product of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Subterranean Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BES

Summary: "The O. Henry Prize stories 2019 gathers twenty of the best short stories of the year, selected from the thousands published in literary magazines over the previous year."--Provided by publisher.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC OHE

Danticat, Edwidge

Summary: From the best-selling author of Claire of the Sea Light and Brother, I'm Dying, a long-awaited return to fiction: a gorgeous collection of stories about community, family and love; about the forces that pull us together or drive us apart--a book rich with vividly imagined characters, hard-won wisdom, and humanity. In these eight stories by widely acclaimed, prizewinning author Danticat--some of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAN

Ford, Richard

Summary: "A woman and man, parted a quarter of a century, reunite in a bar in New Orleans as the St Patrick's Day parade goes by. A divorced suburban dad helps his daughter pick out a card for her friend who's moving away. A group of friends in late middle age, all once promising, reunite for dinner when one of their number loses her husband, but the gathering splinters when bitter revelations about...

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Publisher / Publication Date: ECCO 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FOR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FOR

Burke, Chesya.

Summary: Gritty and sublime, the stories of Let's Play White feature real people facing the worlds they're given, bringing out the best and the worst of what it means to be human. If you're ready to slip into someone else's skin for a while, then it's time to come play white.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Apex Publications 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC CLA

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

Kenyon, Sherrilyn

Summary: The complete collection of short stories written for the Dark-Hunter series includes "Phantom Lover" and "Love Bytes" as well as a new, previously unreleased title and tales that have only been published exclusively on the author's website.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

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