Take the Leap A Collection of Short Stories

Author: Derek Ryans
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1329790928
Format: PDF, Mobi
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If two lost souls were destined to meet, how does it take before fate steps in? Ethan Winston makes an attempt to run away from his abusive father and finds himself in the streets, left with alcohol to keep him company. A stranger shows up one day with a guitar and a sign that reads, "Love, Music, Save the World," and he watches her for 58 days. Explore the possibilities of love and destiny in these three short stories: - 58 Days - Shut Up and Kiss Me - Love was in the Lost and Found

Flying Leap

Author: Judy Budnitz
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1466835699
Format: PDF, Kindle
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These shocking, brilliant, and ultimately beautiful stories chronicle the lives of ordinary people in extraordinary situations. Each tale is laced with enough wit, humor, and imagination to keep the reader constantly amazed. From the young son persuaded to donate his heart to his dying mother, to the girl who befriends a man in a dog suit in post-apocolyptic suburbia, to the man and woman conducting a love affair across a park bench, these characters delight and dazzle.

Learning to Fly

Author: Rachel Elizabeth Cole
Publisher: Tangled Oak Press
ISBN: 0991766741
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This collection of short stories combines five of Rachel Elizabeth Cole's touching stories. In "Fallen Leaves," a woman must come to terms with the bad blood between her dead husband's grandmother and herself. In "Listen to the Rain," a young couple going through a rough patch struggles to find happiness. In "Caring For Lily," a young mother wrestles with her decision to return to work. In "For Good or For Bad," a dissatisfied wife must decide if she'll risk everything for her ex-boyfriend. In "Is This Seat Taken?," two strangers connect briefly in a bus station. Heartfelt, bittersweet, and poignant, these short stories explore the moments where we spread our fledgling wings, take that leap, and learn to fly. women's fiction short story collection literary fiction anthology contemporary literature book modern short stories ebooks poignant heartfelt bittersweet

Edgar Allan Poe s Amusing Tales A Collection of Short Stories

Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473377730
Format: PDF, Mobi
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These early works by Edgar Allan Poe were originally published in the mid 19th century. As a collection of short stories, this represents the lighter side of Poe, and includes the tales 'Bon-Bon', 'The Business Man', 'The Angel of the Odd', 'X-Ing A Paragrab' and 'Never Bet the Devil Your Head'. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1809, Poe became an orphan at a very early age. After being taken in by a couple in Richmond, he spent a brief spell in the United Kingdom before returning to enrol at the University of Virginia. Poe struggled for many years to make a living as a writer and frequently had to move city to stay in employment as a critic. Even for his greatest success, 'The Raven', he only received $9 and, although becoming a household name, his financial position remained far from stable. Poe died in 1849, aged just 40, yet his legacy is a formidable one: He is seen today as one of the greatest practitioners of Gothic and detective fiction that ever lived, and popular culture is replete with references to him. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions.

KATHERINE MANSFIELD Premium Collection 160 Short Stories Poems Literature Classics Series

Author: Katherine Mansfield
Publisher: e-artnow
ISBN: 8026865774
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This carefully crafted ebook: “KATHERINE MANSFIELD Premium Collection: 160+ Short Stories & Poems (Literature Classics Series)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Short Stories: Bliss Prelude Je ne Parle pas Français The Wind Blows Psychology Pictures The Man without a Temperament Mr. Reginald Peacock’s Day Sun and Moon Feuille d’Album A Dill Pickle The Little Governess Revelations The Escape The Garden Party At The Bay The Daughters of the Late Colonel Mr. and Mrs. Dove The Young Girl Life of Ma Parker Marriage A La Mode The Voyage Miss Brill Her First Ball The Singing Lesson The Stranger Bank Holiday An Ideal Family The Lady's Maid The Doves’ Nest The Doll’s House Honeymoon A Cup of Tea Taking the Veil The Fly The Canary Something Childish but Very Natural The Tiredness of Rosabel How Pearl Button was Kidnapped The Journey to Bruges A Truthful Adventure New Dresses The Woman at the Store Ole Underwood The Little Girl Millie Pension Séguin Violet Bains Turcs An Indiscreet Journey Spring Pictures Late at Night Two Tuppenny Ones, Please The Black Cap A Suburban Fairy Tale Carnation See-Saw This Flower The Wrong House Germans at Meat The Baron Frau Fischer The Modern Soul At Lehmann's The Luft Bad A Birthday The Child-Who-Was-Tired The Advanced Lady The Swing of the Pendulum A Blaze Last Moments Before A Journey With The Storeman The Day After The Aloe... Poems Poems: 1909- 1910 Poems: 1911-1913 Poems at the Villa Pauline: 1916 Poems: 1917-1919 Child Verses Kathleen Mansfield Murry (1888–1923) was a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer who wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. At 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. Like Woolf, Mansfield was also interested in the feelings and thoughts of her characters rather than plot development and hence her short stories show the complexities of a character’s interior life in all its various shades.

KATHERINE MANSFIELD Ultimate Collection 100 Short Stories Poems in One Volume

Author: Katherine Mansfield
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 8075832094
Format: PDF, Docs
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Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created collection of Katherine Mansfield's renowned short stories & poetry. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: Bliss, and Other Stories Bliss Prelude Je ne Parle pas Français The Wind Blows Psychology Pictures The Man without a Temperament Mr. Reginald Peacock's Day Sun and Moon Feuille d'Album A Dill Pickle The Little Governess Revelations The Escape The Garden Party, and Other Stories The Garden Party At The Bay The Daughters of the Late Colonel Mr. and Mrs. Dove The Young Girl Life of Ma Parker Marriage A La Mode The Voyage Miss Brill Her First Ball The Singing Lesson The Stranger Bank Holiday An Ideal Family The Lady's Maid In a German Pension, and Other Stories Germans at Meat The Baron The Sister of the Baroness Frau Fischer Frau Brechenmacher Attends A Wedding The Modern Soul At Lehmann's The Luft Bad A Birthday The Child-Who-Was-Tired The Advanced Lady The Swing of the Pendulum A Blaze POEMS Poems: 1909- 1910 Poems: 1911-1913 Poems at the Villa Pauline: 1916 Poems: 1917-1919 Child Verses: 1907 Kathleen Mansfield Murry (1888–1923) was a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. At 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. Like Woolf, Mansfield was also interested in the feelings and thoughts of her characters and hence her short stories show the complexities of a character's interior life in all its various shades.

Taking the Leap

Author: Pema Chodron
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 1590308433
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Discusses the Buddhist concept of shenpa in order to describe how to become free from the destructive energy experienced during moments of conflict.

Moving On

Author: Della Galton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681466988
Format: PDF, Mobi
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You are writing and selling short stories but you want to take the next step and write a novel. Della Galton, author of the successful writing guide How To Write and Sell Short Stories, shows you how to make the leap in this step-by-step guide. Using examples from her own successful career as writer of hundreds of published short stories and two novels, Della shows the critical differences between developing character, plot and setting in short and long fiction. The essential book to help take your writing to the next level.

At the Mouth of the River of Bees

Author: Kij Johnson
Publisher: Small Beer Press
ISBN: 193152081X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A sparkling debut collection from one of the hottest writers in science fiction: her stories have received the Nebula Award the last two years running. These stories feature cats, bees, wolves, dogs, and even that most capricious of animals, humans, and have been reprinted in The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror, Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, and The Secret History of Fantasy. At the Mouth of the River of Bees 26 Monkeys, Also the Abyss The Horse Raiders Spar Fox Magic Names for Water Schrodinger’s Cathouse My Wife Reincarnated as a Solitaire Chenting, in the Land of the Dead The Bitey Cat The Empress Jingu Fishes Wolf Trapping The Man Who Bridged the Mist Ponies The Cat Who Walked a Thousand Miles The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs of North Park After the Change Kij Johnson's stories have won the Sturgeon and World Fantasy awards. She has taught writing; worked at Tor, Dark Horse, and Microsoft; worked as a radio announcer; run bookstores; and waitressed in a strip bar.

Leap Day and Other Stories

Author: Francis M. Nevins
Publisher: Five Star (ME)
ISBN: 9780786243211
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Edgar Award-winning author Nevins is at home with both short stories and novels. To prove it he's offering his many readers the best of his stories that have appeared in the major magazines over the years.