- 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
The Christmas Ornament by J.E. Bolton
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What happens when a century-old ornament breaks one Christmas Eve, and its mysterious contents reveal a shocking, dark family secret? One young man's devastation learning about the horrible secret and his own unhappiness drives him to the end of his rope. But one visit to the local cemetery in order to battle his inner demons and confront his family's dark heritage will change his life forever.
First Christmas by Debbie McGowan
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay(4.00 from 1 review)
Josh and George spent half a lifetime apart, so it matters not that they’re all grown up now. For this is their first Christmas together, in their new home. They finally have all that they wished for. But perhaps Santa still has a few surprises in store. A Christmas story full of festive magic and romance.
The Christmas Guardians by Larry Kollar
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
A mini-anthology of five short Christmas stories. Some dark, some light, some just weird.
A World of Joy by ASMSG Authors
Price: Free! Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Mouse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Brought to you by Grey Mouse Publishing and the authors of ASMSG, A World of Joy is a collection of holiday-themed shorts. It is a Yule-tide celebration of joy, hope, renewal, and love. With stories from multiple holiday traditions, geared towards all audiences, this anthology is meant to infuse the reader with the holiday spirit of good cheer.
Yuletide Magic by IE Castellano
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Before hearts entwined and battles fought, a little girl invoked the ancient magic of Yule. A holiday themed short based in the magical world of the epic fantasy series, the World In-between.
Kid Christmas by Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
When the Christmas present of the nicest girl in school goes missing, Paul Stevens suspects the school bully, a sixth-grader destined for a lump of coal on that magical morning. For a skinny little fourth-grader to tackle a schoolyard gang would be insane... but to save Christmas, that's exactly what Paul Stevens must figure out how to do.
The Christmas Pest by Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
When Grot the Ogre discovers Rafael the Rat in his living room on Christmas Eve, his first thought is to toss the rat out the window. Grot dislikes pests, particularly pests with problems. But when those problems bring a pack of angry trolls to his door, Grot must choose between throwing the rat to the trolls or surrendering to the holiday spirit and joining him in a suspiciously easy quest.
О любви by Александр Громов
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 82,110. Language: Russian. Published: November 30, 2013 by kypit-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure, Fiction » Holiday » FamilyNaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated 2013-11-30 09:12:37
К двадцати четырем годам у Вадима были — высшее гуманитарное образование, признаки болезненной самовлюбленности, склонность к лени, а также оставшаяся от бабки, двухкомнатная квартира. Не было же у него по большому счету многого: ни настоящей дружбы , ни настоящей любви и не было никакой жизненной определенности.
The Rag Doll Cafe by Phillip Overton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: American English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The sun may have set on summer's funniest escapade, but the magic and mayhem from finding a bottle containing someone's birthday wish continues when Anton Rubinski hits the road in search of adventure. Arriving in Lighthouse Bay, this laid-back surfer crosses paths with the town's only Pastor, who may have just wished his Church away. Now thanks to Anton, the bay will never be the same again.
Hazardous Unions: Two Tales of a Civil War Christmas by Alison Bruce & Kat Flannery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Twin sisters separated by war, bound by love… After the death of their father, twin sisters Maggie and Matty Becker are forced to take positions with officers’ families at a nearby fort. When the southern states secede, the twins are separated, and they find themselves on opposite sides of America’s bloodiest war. (*By Alison Bruce & Kat Flannery)
The Witch Who Cried Wolf by Sarah Makela
Series: Cry Wolf, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
After a potion gone wrong, Mia Brooks is a witch hiding from werewolves she didn’t know existed. When her brother’s best friend comes home from deployment for the holidays, the emotions she’s suppressed boil to the surface. Not only does Ethan’s view of the supernatural shift when they’re attacked by a werewolf, but his feelings for Mia intensify to the point where he can no longer hide them.
Fun and Games With Rudolph (Naughty North Pole) by Deanna Wadsworth
Series: The Naughty North Pole. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,450. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Lars is the sarcastic elf who runs Santa’s Mail Department. He has one dating rule: no repeats. Rudolph is the former reindeer handler who lives far away from Santa’s workshop. Will this unexpected adventure make Lars re-think his rules? Or will one unexpected surprise ruin all their fun and games?
Yuletide Tales A Festive Collective by The Indie Collaboration
Series: The Indie Collaboration Presents, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013 by Peter John. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(5.00 from 1 review)
A diverse collection of stories showcasing some of the best indie authors on the market. Filled with heart-warming romance, mysterious humor, sinister, supernatural thrills and tearful sorrow, this anthology has something for everyone. So snuggle up with a warm glass of mulled wine and join us for the festivities, while we lift your spirit, tickle your fancy and rattle your bones.
Christmas Away (As Told By Noel, The Cat) by Sharon K. Garner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A 3,500-word short story. Noel, a calico cat who was almost born on Christmas, observes as her human friend breaks up with her boyfriend. Lynn takes Noel to a mountain cabin to celebrate the holiday. Jim follows in a snowstorm. Snowbound on your birthday with two humans who have a relationship to sort out is no easy road, but it is one that Noel travels with delightful insights and humor.
A Christmas Passage by Mia Rodriguez
Series: Snowy Christmas. Price: Free! Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Inspirational
This quirky and heartwarming novel is my Christmas gift to my awesome readers. Thanks for a wonderful year!!!
Christmas Ornaments by Julie Duffy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Four Sparkling Seasonal Short Stories --- Each story contains some of the magic of Christmas, with humor and just enough sentiment to get you well and truly in the holiday mood.
Holiday Hopes by Melange Books, LLC
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Featuring: The Three Gifts of Christmas by Nell DuVall A Miracle for Christmas by Charmaine Pauls Deck the Stalls by Shannon Kennedy Merry Christmas, India Stone by Megan Hussey and Linda White-Francis The Feast of Yule by Leslie D. Soule An American Noel by Marianna Boncek Secret Santa by Terry Barr Merry Christmas, Henry by Aubrey Wynne
Home for Christmas (Romantic Short Story and Sampler) by Carol Burnside
Price: Free! Words: 19,750. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by B&R Bookery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas(1.50 from 2 reviews)
Short Story with Excerpts/Samples of the author's work. A chance encounter on a snowy Christmas Eve brings former lovers a rare second chance for happiness.
Trust of the Heart by E.A. West
Series: Veteran Hearts, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Josh has dark memories from his time in Iraq. While he longs to share that burden with someone, he's afraid it will scare his girlfriend Leann. Unwilling to risk losing her, he keeps the memories to himself and tries to keep a cheerful attitude despite the holiday season threatening to drag him down. Can Josh and Leann learn to trust each other, or will their insecurities drive them apart?
Holly for Holly - A Christmas Teen Romance Short Story by Merry Anne Bright
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Holly-Anne Divey. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Holly just couldn't believe her eyes when the hottest hottie in the whole school, Brad Cambridge, texted her this morning and asked her to go with him to the Christmas Ball. She wonders if it's a joke at first, but BFF Lucy reassures her it's not. Then Holly realizes with complete horror that she didn't reply to Brad's text message! A cute, teen romance short story, suitable for age 12 and up.