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Interzone #254 Sept - Oct 2014
Series: Interzone Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Issue 254 of the award winning magazine contains new stories by Nina Allan, Jay O'Connell, S.L. Nickerson, T.R. Napper, Julie C. Day, Sam J. Miller; Wayne Haag’s cover art and colour illustrations from Tara Bush, Richard Wagner and Daniel Bristow-Bailey. The usual features are augmented by the first of Nina Allan’s new regular column: Time Pieces. Book reviews include Nina’s new novel: The Race.
Time’s Mistress
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,090. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Time’s Mistress embraces all aspects of the fantastic. Tales of wonder, mystery and the macabre. Tales that tap into the mythological vein running through our lives. As diverse and different as they are, these stories have one thing in common: faith.
Unidentified Funny Objects 3
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,360. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This is the third annual volume of Unidentified Funny Objects and it contains twenty-three humorous short stories from some of the genre's best-known authors, as well as talented up-and-comers.
Wyrd Worlds II
Price: Free! Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by WyrdStar. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An anthology featuring a bumper 19 short stories from 17 independent authors from around the world, encompassing a wide range of science fiction and fantasy. Here lurks tales of the future, steampunk and time travel; of magical realms and fantastical deeds; and of things so weird they defy categorisation. The original WYRD WORLDS rode upon a new wave of indie collaborations; and now we're back!
In Love with the Boss
Price: $65.00 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Leah has been in love with her boss Christian from the moment she saw in him in that tight gray suit. After five years of living on her own after a misunderstanding with her family, Leah starts to think for herself and her own happiness for a charge.
The Best of Beneath Ceaseless Skies Online Magazine, Year Five
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,470. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seventeen more short stories of literary adventure fantasy from the Hugo Award and World Fantasy Award-finalist online magazine Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Authors include Richard Parks, Gemma Files, Seth Dickinson, and Benjanun Sriduangkaew. Includes three stories named to Locus magazine's Recommended Reading List and “The Telling” by Gregory Norman Bossert, winner of the 2013 World Fantasy Award.
Apex Magazine Issue 64
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,780. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released on the first Tuesday of every month.
Karaluch w uchu
Price: Free! Words: 52,030. Language: Polish. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » General
"Karaluch w uchu" to zbiór sześciu opowiadań fantastycznych, w których bohaterowie zmierzyć się muszą z demonami, potworami i jedną dziewczynką o oczach tak intensywnie brązowych i ciepłych, że aż wydają się czerwone. Przede wszystkim jednak - muszą zwalczyć własne lęki. To zbiór opowiadań o tym, co niezwykłe i groźne, ukryte tuż pod twoim nosem. Strać czujność choć na chwilę, a cię dopadnie.
Tales of the AGT
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A behind-the-scenes look at the wonderful world of the Adventure Game Theater, a live-action role-playing game that made its mark in the field of holistic and New Age studies at such places as Omega Institute and the Center for Symbolic Studies...
One Horn to Rule Them All
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,140. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This anthology contains 20 stories—some serious, some humorous; some fantastical, some contemporary—highlighting the wonder and mythology of purple unicorns.
Darkest Grace of Midnight Shadows
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The beauty of the night, the moon, and the forest: ever have these granted me solace, shelter, and inspiration. For the last decade, my quest has been to express their collective beauty, and to embody in words how they invoke my deepest, fullest emotions. The result is the book you see before you now: ten years of nocturnal experiences incarnated in fifteen short-stories.
The Rub
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
Jack Richards is a Rush Limbaugh-type, ultra-negative TV personality who refuses to accept his own death. He explores numerous possibilities regarding what comes after crossing over. BONUS short story section: Includes a variety of short stories and author’s memoires from the 1940s to the present, paying special attention to the concept of synchronicity.
Alternative Alamat: Stories Inspired by Philippine Mythology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Philippine mythology is full of images that ignite the imagination, yet too few of these tales are known and read today. Alternative Alamat gathers stories by contemporary authors of Philippine fantasy, which make innovative use of elements of Philippine mythology. It is our hope that, in reading our stories, you may catch a glimpse of, and develop a hunger for, those venerable tales.
Casserole Diplomacy and Other Stories
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 108,670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Tyche Books Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Celebrate On Spec Magazine's silver jubilee with an anthology of speculative fiction.
The Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2005-2010
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,940. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Horsemen of the Apocalypse are all born to a Filipino family; a young boy discovers how his brother turns into a superhero locked in an eternal struggle; a company makes a fortune selling diseases. This anthology is a collection of what the editors consider thirty of the best stories from the first five volumes of Philippine Speculative Fiction, published from 2005 to 2010.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 8
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Darna encashes a check at the bank; a god trapped in a statue wakes up to the scent of his spectator; humans are homogenized to idealize the species. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 7
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A youth discovers the first woman, Maganda, in a garden; A girl sold as a bride to a Tiq’Barang; Filipinos suddenly transform to look like foreign celebrities. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A kapre turned basketball superstar; An expert on interspecies dating and marriage counselor to the supernaturals; A girl creating mechanical wings. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 5
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Living the life with your husband, an A.I. agent; a boy’s interview with Death; the mythic love of deities; Joseph and his “Immaculate Virgin” wife, Mary. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A comic book fan gets his wish; A woman’s quest for the perfect man; Diseases sold over the Internet. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. "Volume 4 of the series is, in my humble opinion, the best yet in the series." —World Fantasy Award-winning author Jeffrey Ford.