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  • George R.R. Martin [downloadable ebook] / short stories. Volume 1

    George R.R. Martin / short stories. Volume 12004

    by George R. R Martin

    (99)

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  • The collected short stories of Louis L'Amour. [downloadable ebook] / Volume seven, The frontier stories

    The collected short stories of Louis L'Amour. / Volume seven, The frontier stories2009

    by Louis L'Amour

    (244)

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  • Athletic shorts [downloadable ebook] / six short stories

    Athletic shorts / six short stories2009

    by Chris Crutcher

    (2,282)

    Summary: A collection of short stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.

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  • Tunneling to the center of the earth [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Tunneling to the center of the earth / stories2009

    by Kevin Wilson

    (3,228)

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  • The color master [downloadable ebook] / stories

    The color master / stories2013

    by Aimee Bender

    (3,412)

    Summary: A traumatic event unfolds when a girl with flowing hair of golden wheat appears in an apple orchard, where a group of people await her. A woman plays out a prostitution fantasy with her husband and...  more »

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  • Fire [downloadable ebook] / tales of elemental spirits

    Fire / tales of elemental spirits2009

    by Robin McKinley

    (1,778)

    Summary: Five tales of creatures who live and die by fire from both the present day and the prehistoric past.

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  • Bobcat and other stories [downloadable ebook]

    Bobcat and other stories2013

    by Rebecca Lee

    (4,586)

    Summary: Rebecca Lee, one of our most gifted and original short story writers, guides readers into a range of landscapes, both foreign and domestic, crafting stories as rich as novels. A student plagiarizes a...  more »

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  • Black enough [eBook] : stories of being young & black in America

    Black enough : stories of being young & black in America2019

    by Ibi Zoboi

    Summary: A collection of short stories explore what it is like to be young and black, centering on the experiences of black teenagers and emphasizing that one person's experiences, reality, and personal identity are different than someone else.

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  • Uncommon type [eBook] : some stories

    Uncommon type : some stories2017

    by Tom Hanks

    (38,790)

    Summary: "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...  more »

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  • Sideways stories from Wayside School [eBook]

    Sideways stories from Wayside School2017

    by Louis Sachar

    (95,239)

    Summary: Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside School, which was accidentally built sideways with one classroom on each story.

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  • Pretty monsters [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Pretty monsters / stories2008

    by Kelly Link

    (346)

    Summary: A collection of nine short stories for young adults.

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  • The language of thorns [eBook] : midnight tales and dangerous magic

    The language of thorns : midnight tales and dangerous magic2017

    by Leigh Bardugo

    (48,852)

    Summary: "Travel to Grishnaverse, a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid's voice can summon deadly...  more »

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  • Death at sea [eBook] : Montalbano's early cases

    Death at sea : Montalbano's early cases2018

    by Andrea Camilleri

    (1,584)

    Summary: Set on the Sicilian coast, a collection of eight short stories featuring the young Inspector Montalbano In 1980s Vigàta, a restless Inspector Montalbano brings his brash yet clear-sighted...  more »

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  • 145th Street [eBook] / short stories

    145th Street / short stories2000

    by Walter Dean Myers

    (1,130)

    Summary: Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem.

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  • Star Wars [eBook] : from a certain point of view.

    Star Wars : from a certain point of view.2017

    by Rene Ahdieh

    (11,077)

    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...  more »

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  • Florida [eBook]

    Florida2018

    by Lauren Groff

    Summary: A collection of stories spanning centuries of time in mercurial Florida examines the decisions and connections behind life-changing events in characters ranging from two abandoned sisters to a conflicted family woman.

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  • Crime stories [downloadable ebook]

    Crime stories2010

    by Joe Konrath

    Summary: This collection features twenty short stories from humorous thriller writer J. A. Konrath. Included are a few hardboiled tales, some noir, some parody and satire, a few straight-out comedy pieces,...  more »

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  • Vampires in the lemon grove [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Vampires in the lemon grove / stories2013

    by Karen Russell

    (21,666)

    Summary: Six short stories with subjects ranging from a dejected teenager who discovers that the universe is communicating with him through talismanic objects left behind in a seagull's nest to two vampires...  more »

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  • Rudyard Kipling's Tales of horror & fantasy [downloadable ebook]

    Rudyard Kipling's Tales of horror & fantasy2011

    by Rudyard Kipling

    (565)

    Summary: A complete volume of the Nobel Prize-winning writer's fantastical pieces ranges from traditional ghost stories to works of psychological horror and includes the works "The Phantom Rickshaw," "The...  more »

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  • Seven stones to stand or fall [eBook] : a collection of Outlander fiction

    Seven stones to stand or fall : a collection of Outlander fiction2017

    by Diana Gabaldon

    (13,303)

    Summary: "A magnificent collection of short fiction--including two never-before-published novellas--featuring Jamie Fraser, Lord John Grey, Master Raymond, and many more, all extending the story of Outlander...  more »

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  • Hard ground [downloadable ebook] / Woods Cop stories

    Hard ground / Woods Cop stories2013

    by Joseph Heywood

    (161)

    Summary: Hard Ground is a treasure chest of stories for lovers of the outdoors, fans of smart crime fiction, and, of course, the legions of Joseph Heywood fans. Featuring the game-warden colleagues of Woods...  more »

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  • The fork, the witch, and the worm [eBook]

    The fork, the witch, and the worm2018

    by Christopher Paolini

    (19,976)

    Summary: Three new stories of Eragon set a year after he left Alagaësia to find a home to train the newest generation of Dragon riders.

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  • The refugees [eBook]

    The refugees2017

    by Viet Thanh Nguyen

    (18,453)

    Summary: A collection of stories, written over a twenty-year period, examines the Vietnamese experience in America as well as questions of home, family, and identity.

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  • Sleep no more [eBook] : six murderous tales

    Sleep no more : six murderous tales2017

    by P. D. James

    (1)

    Summary: An anthology of six previously uncollected stories explores the memories, emotional machinations, rationalizations, dreams, and desires of people who get away with the perfect murder or who help keep information about a killing secret.

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  • Too much happiness [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Too much happiness / stories2009

    by Alice Munro

    (21,313)

    Summary: Nine new short works include the stories of a grieving mother who is aided by a surprising source, a woman's response to a humiliating seduction, and a nineteenth-century Russian emigre's winter journey to the Riviera.

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  • Difficult women [eBook]

    Difficult women2017

    by Roxane Gay

    (26,767)

    Summary: "Award-winning author and powerhouse talent Roxane Gay burst onto the scene with An Untamed State and the New York Times bestselling essay collection Bad Feminist (Harper Perennial). Gay returns with...  more »

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  • Anything is possible [eBook]

    Anything is possible2017

    by Elizabeth Strout

    (53,476)

    Summary: From #1 New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout comes a brilliant latticework of fiction that recalls Olive Kitteridge in its richness, structure, and complexity....  more »

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  • Winter wishes [eBook]

    Winter wishes2017

    by Fern Michaels

    Summary: Christmas kisses. "Starting over in a new town with a new job, Meredith thinks buying Noah's grandmother's house will be a simple business deal. But neighborly Noah is determined to make Meredith...  more »

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  • No middle name [eBook] : the complete collected Jack Reacher short stories

    No middle name : the complete collected Jack Reacher short stories2017

    by Lee Child

    (19,461)

    Summary: Eleven previously published stories and a new novella. In "Too Much Time," a brand-new work of short fiction, finds Reacher in a hollowed-out town in Maine, where he witnesses a random bag-snatching...  more »

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  • Tenth of December [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Tenth of December / stories2013

    by George Saunders

    (69,591)

    Summary: A collection of stories which includes "Home," a wryly whimsical account of a soldier's return from war; "Victory lap," a tale about an inventive abduction attempt; and the title story, in which a...  more »

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  • Dear life [downloadable ebook] / stories

    Dear life / stories2012

    by Alice Munro

    (34,191)

    Summary: This collection of stories illuminates moments that shape a life, from a dream or a sexual act to simple twists of fate that turn a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of...  more »

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  • The death of Ivan Ilyich and other stories [downloadable ebook]

    The death of Ivan Ilyich and other stories2009

    by Leo Tolstoy graf

    (13,460)

    Summary: "This book is a new translation of Tolstoy's most important short fiction. Here are eleven stories from the mature author, some autobiographical, others moral parables, and all imaginative,...  more »

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  • Death's excellent vacation [downloadable ebook]

    Death's excellent vacation2010

    (10,297)

    Summary: With an all-new Sookie Stackhouse story and twelve other original tales, editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner bring together a stellar collection of tour guides who offer vacations that are...  more »

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  • Angry management [downloadable ebook] / three novellas

    Angry management / three novellas2009

    by Chris Crutcher

    (1,357)

    Summary: A collection of three stories featuring characters from earlier books by Chris Crutcher.

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  • The redheaded outfield and other baseball stories [downloadable ebook]

    The redheaded outfield and other baseball stories2012

    by Zane Grey

    (96)

    Summary: A collection of short stories centered on baseball.

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  • The grass harp [downloadable ebook] / including  tree of night and other stories

    The grass harp / including tree of night and other stories2012

    by Truman Capote

    (5,729)

    Summary: The protagonists of these nine short stories learn to accept the harsh loneliness of life.

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  • Strange weather [eBook] : four short novels

    Strange weather : four short novels2017

    by Joe Hill

    (21,742)

    Summary: "Snapshot" is the disturbing story of a Silicon Valley adolescent who finds himself threatened by "The Phoenician," a tattooed thug who possesses a Polaroid Instant Camera that erases memories, snap by snap.

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  • Brief cases [eBook] : more stories from the Dresden files

    Brief cases : more stories from the Dresden files2018

    by Jim Butcher

    (18,107)

    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...  more »

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  • Eternal [downloadable ebook] / more vampire stories with bite

    Eternal / more vampire stories with bite2010

    (1,451)

    Summary: Immortal: Love Stories With Bite, edited by P.C. Cast (author of the #1 New York Times phenomenon House of Night series), collected dark, romantic short stories from seven of the hottest vampire...  more »

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  • The Ribbajack & other curious yarns [downloadable ebook]

    The Ribbajack & other curious yarns2006

    by Brian Jacques

    Summary: A collection of six short stories which feature a variety of monstrous creatures by the author of the Redwall series.

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  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

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