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Best of Apex Magazine: Volume 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,760. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Apex Publications. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthologies features some of the best original short fiction we've published in Apex Magazine. The content include our numerous award-nominated works, our readers' Story of the Year selections, and personal favorites chosen by Apex Magazine editor-in-chief Jason Sizemore and managing editor Lesley Conner.
Aurealis #87
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016 by Chimaera Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Aurealis goes global with #87, starting off the year in supernova mode with Sean Monaghan's ‘The Root Bridges of Haemae’, a resonant off-world story featuring a truly alien culture. Just when you’ve recovered from the breakneck hybrid that is Ian Bell’s ‘Elven Blades', brace yourself for Deborah Sheldon’s nail-biting ride through the white wastelands of Antarctica, ‘Across the White Desert’.
Five Glass Slippers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014 by Rooglewood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A collection of novellas based on "Cinderella." A timid stepsister - a mistaken identity - a disinherited princess - a seething planet - an enchanted circus. Here are five enchanting retellings to bring new life to the classic Cinderella tale!
Ecotones - Ecological Stories from the Border Between Fantasy and Science Fiction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
ECOTONES is an anthology of speculative fiction featuring fourteen tales from best-sellers and award-winners including Ken Liu, Lauren Beukes and Tobias S. Buckell, plus established talents and up-coming authors from the writing community of SFFWorld.com. This is a collection like no other — a point of contact between fantasy and science fiction with a timely environmental theme.
Moonfur And Other Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eight excursions into the wild worlds of fantasy and science fiction from author Paul Lucas!
Bloodstones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015 by Ticonderoga Publications. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Bloodstones is the latest anthology edited by the award-winning Australian editor, Amanda Pillar. With Bloodstones, Amanda Pillar presents stories themed around myths and legends, in a dark urban fantasy setting. The anthology comprises 17 stories by a number of notable and up and coming writers and an introduction by Seanan McGuire.
Mechanized Masterpieces: A Steampunk Anthology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Amid a cacophony of cranking sprockets and cogs, in chuffs of steam and soot, comes the expansion of classic literature into alternative Steampunk masterpieces. Follow nine skilled authors as they lead old friends and new acquaintances through Jamaica, Singapore, Cape Town, Denmark, Paris, London, and Geneva on a phantasmagorical Steampunk World Tour.
Interzone 242 Sept - Oct 2012
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Hard SF by CW Johnson and recent Hugo winner Ken Liu accompany, as this was out for Halloween, a ghost story, to keep readers quivering, from one of Debbie Urbanski, Lavie Tidhar, Priya Sharma, making her Interzone debut, or Karl Bunker but why spoil it by saying which? Jim Steel interviews David Brin in the book reviews. Ben Baldwin continues his tarot inpired cover series with The Priestess.
Love Devours: Tales of Monstrous Adoration
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,610. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Love Devours is a collection of new fables for queer women, extracted from the bones of the dark: ominous fairy tales, sinister myths, dystopias rife with nightmares. But in the midst of monsters, love still struggles to find the light.
Toad Words And Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
From author T. Kingfisher comes a collection of fairy-tale retellings for adults. By turns funny and dark, sad and lyrical, this anthology draws together in one volume such stories as "The Wolf and the Woodsman," "Loathly," and "Bluebeard's Wife," along with an all-new novella, "Boar & Apples." Author's Note: Many of these stories have appeared in various forms on the author's blog.
Five Enchanted Roses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,640. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015 by Rooglewood Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A ship of lost souls - A haunted abbey - A curse of stone - A jungle king - A monster of legend. Five thrilling retellings of Beauty and the Beast! A collection to cherish.
The Sorcerer's Lament and Other Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twelve dark, weird and wonderful tales of fantasy, science fiction and the paranormal tinged with horror. From a boy who kills an entire world, to a mother who would give the entire world up for revenge, to a world that may actually be a god, these speculative fiction stories pull no punches. Try not to flinch.
Betwixt Issue 10
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Betwixt is a quarterly magazine of eclectic speculative fiction. The ebook edition of issue 10 collects all six stories originally published online. Issue 10 was guest edited by Julia Gilstein and Lisa Usani Phillips and includes original fiction by Giovanni De Feo, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, Heather Kamins, Seth Marlin, Loretta McCormick, and Asia Nichols.
Everything is Fine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,900. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Twenty tales from award-winning author Grant Stone, including six new stories. From a trip to the supermarket to the edge of everything. From Auckland to London to places far beyond any map. The sun may set before we reach our destination. Don't worry. Everything is going to be fine.
The Alpha's Seduction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,150. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
She was a loner, and she liked it that way. She lived by one sole rule: No attention, no boys, no drama, no troubles. And it worked for her just fine -until he came, that is. Jonathan was a new student, a hot new student. Add to that the fact that he's a werewolf, all strong and possessive male, and to her utter and complete despair, he took interest in her. Her life shall never be the same.
Peacemaker (The Flash Gold Chronicles, #3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Half-breed tinkerer Kali McAlister doesn’t care that the gold rush has stormed into Dawson and prospectors are flooding the north—all she wants is to finish construction of her airship, so she can escape the Yukon and see the world. Unfortunately, the world keeps chucking wrenches into her machinery: a mysterious gambler is pumping her for information on her...
Plasma Frequency Magazine: Quarter 1 - 2016
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this issue we have stories by: Melanie Rees, Sagnik Datta, Taylor Hornig, Jarod K. Anderson, George S. Walker, Adrian Simmons, Scott Shank, Anna Yeatts, Daniel Nathan Horn, Ian Rose, Vaughan Stanger, Melody Sage, and J F Pierce.
Surrounded by the Light
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,990. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It has been three years since Branith has been home and a few of the Princes from the Free Lands have come with him. As Elves gather for the celebration, Daroth finds his Kingdom is being invaded by every high-ranking Elven family. There are toddlers everywhere! It reminds him of when his children were toddlers, and with that in mind, he is ready to enjoy the party. Can it be that simple?
Bards and Sages Quarterly (January 2016)
Series: Bards and Sages Quarterly, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Since 2009, the Bards and Sages Quarterly has brought fans of speculative fiction an amazing variety of short stories from both new and established authors. Each issue sets out to introduce readers to the wealth of talent found in the horror, fantasy and science fiction genres.
Yazı
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: Turkish. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2010 Orhan Kemal Öykü Yarışması'nda Ödül alan YAZI, aslında bir birine zincirli sekiz öyküden oluşan bir kitap: "Yazı-tura gibidir aşk; tura gelir yaşarsın, yazı gelir yazarsın…" diyen yazar aslında iç içe geçen zihin oyunlarıyla fantastik bir aşk öyküsünü, edebiyatı, mitolojiyi ve felsefeyi harmanlıyor, bir yandan da aşkı ve ilişkileri sorguluyor...

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