- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Christmas | Humorous | Family | Adventure | Halloween
Simple Gifts: A Romantic Christmas Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
In Simple Gifts, a young couple must rediscover what the spirit of the season really means when they leave behind their fancy oceanfront condo for much humbler digs on Christmas Eve. This 5,870-word short story is 37 pages long.
Peaches Perfect Party by Shirley Mowat Tucker
Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by apgroup. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Kevin Custard is a man of means and influence and intends to give his dear daughter Peaches a 13th birthday party that she will never forget. He succeeded!
The Invasion of Tork by Claire Davis & Al Stewart
Price: Free! Words: 19,300. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A story from Boughs of Evergreen: A Holiday Anthology. Adam is cool, intelligent and drop-dead gorgeous. All the guys tell him so! Tork is clever and funny. He makes origami models and reads Dickens. Tork has green hair and makes Adam's heart race with longing. But Tork is homeless and not at all impressed with Adam's attitude. Can Adam see past his fear and arrogance? Can Tork give Adam a chance?
Songs of Lesser Voices-A Holiday Short Short Story by Christina F. York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(3.00 from 1 review)
Remember those kids who never made it into chorus? The ones who weren't in Glee? What happens to them when everyone goes caroling on Christmas Eve?
Über den Wolken by Rainer Stenzenberger
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: German. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(5.00 from 2 reviews)
NOTE: This is a German short film screenplay which won a 1st prize for best dialogue! In diesem Kurzfilmdrehbuch beobachten wir die beiden Fensterputzer Kalle & Ranjid bei der Arbeit an einer Hochhausfassade. Die amüsante Geschichte gewann den ersten Preis für die beste Dialogszene beim renommierten Writing Tournament 2005 in Berlin.
A Holiday Explained-A Holiday Short Short Story by J. Steven York
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010 by Tsunami Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A twisted tale of several holidays from the National Best-Selling author! Want to know the secret of how Santa Claus gets down all those chimneys? So does someone else, and a confrontation on a frozen rooftop exposes many secrets.
Mister Perfect: A Romantic Holiday Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Dollar Jungle isn’t Mia Crawford’s idea of the perfect job. Then again, the cute older guy who comes in every night to hunt around for just the right Halloween decorations makes things a little easier. When Mia realizes her “mystery shopper” lives in the same trailer park, will she be brave enough to knock on his door? And if she does, will she discover a trick… or a treat?
A Christmas Vow by Laura Shinn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Romance » General
~A Spicy Novella~ Shanda Bratton harbors a secret love for Chris, but will he ever see her as anything other than a kid he’s known all his life? Five years her senior, Chris Milano knew she was too young for his attentions, until the day she came home from college. His desire for Shanda never vanished. Looking into her eyes, he knows this Christmas will be unforgettable.
Out and Back by Diane Strong
Price: Free! Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Amber runs every morning, bakes home cooked meals, and keeps a spotless house. She homeschools her children, grows an organic garden and milks her own goats. But Amber Stonewall is not perfect. She is a mother who fails, a wife who is unable to show affection, a daughter who is absent and a sister who knows it all. When her mom dies, it all slaps her in the face.
A White Cat For Christmas by Cherime MacFarlane
Price: Free! Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Mike has every reason to be careful. His business leaves him open to threats and possibly violence. He is suspicious of the woman hanging around the old garage. What is she doing on his property? Angie saw the little kitten on the way to work. The thing is living under the old shed. She wants to rescue it before it freezes to death, she’ll take on the irate homeowner if she has too.
Throwing Shade: A Romantic Holiday Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The last thing Cara Halpern expected to do at the office Christmas party was fall in love. But that’s exactly what happens when she goes looking for a hiding space after her boyfriend humiliates her and finds a lovelorn admirer in the mood to confess instead. And what’s a Christmas party for, if not to humiliate yourself – or fall in love?
The MacLosers by Paul Moxham
Price: Free! Words: 27,200. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Family(3.23 from 13 reviews)
An unemployed architect thinks his prayers have been answered when he inherits a Scottish village. But when he takes his dysfunctional family to the Highlands, he finds the place in shambles, the locals standoffish, and the cunning caretaker determined to steal the property out from under him.
Help Me Make It Through the Night by Kathy Golden
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » New adult(5.00 from 1 review)
On Christmas Eve, two strangers, fit only for one another's company, meet in a bar. A chance meeting? Maybe not. But one thing's for certain. They both need someone to help them make it through the night.
Our Christmas Wedding: A Romantic Christmas Story by Rusty Fischer
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
"It must have been the mistletoe!" In Our Christmas Wedding, a surprise Christmas Eve wedding turns the Snowflake Senior Center into Romance Central. This 4,717-word story is 26 pages long.
An Evergreen Christmas by Tanya Goodwin
Series: Evergreen Holiday Books, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 41,980. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Dr. Holly Green, uber surgeon but social wallflower at New Hampshire's Granite State Medical, hasn't celebrated Christmas since age thirteen when her parents were killed in a car accident on Christmas Eve. That is until she meets Dr. Noel Shepherd, sexy, new surgeon on the block, who will try anything to have her celebrate Christmas, again.
The Christmas Gift by John McDonnell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Dolls, Fiction » Holiday » Family(4.60 from 5 reviews)
A heartwarming story about a doll named Constance and how she learns to love a little girl named Sarah in the Great Depression. It takes place in 1937-38, when a homeless girl named Sarah steals the doll from a wealthy woman's house in Philadelphia. Sarah and Constance have many adventures, and both of them learn the value of opening their hearts to love.
Come Visit Us Sometime by Lelanthran Krishna Manickum
Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Fred takes care of pushy relatives inviting themselves over. This funny short story is all about that which is never mentioned - the visiting in-laws.
The Winner Is Love by Stephanie Payne Hurt
Series: Winner, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 22,900. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
Contests were not Stacy’s thing, but when her friend enters her in a contest for a weekend with Slade Collins, the movie star, her life changes drastically. Will the cozy cabin in the mountains be the starting point of something wonderful or a realization of things that aren't meant to be? Will love find its way in or will they say goodbye on Monday? This is the 1st book in “The Winner” series.
Holiday Mission by Angelaine Espinosa
Series: Holiday Magic, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,190. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Izzy thinks Hunky Hugh’s just getting close to her to keep her safe. Hugh wants the woman in his life, so he gives himself a new holiday mission – win Crazy Izzy’s “I love you.” But will it be that simple, especially when he realizes that a relationship with Izzy could jeopardize his career?