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Queen Idia's Africa: Queen Idia's Dream by Cordelia Salter
Series: Queen Idia's Africa. Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: British English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Oyo Ahenza’s children have been celebrating Queen Idia’s Day at school. But they wonder if the dream Queen Idia had could ever really have happened. Back in the 16th century we visit the court of Oba Esigie where he and the Queen Mother, Queen Idia, are visited by a Portuguese emissary and we find out why Africa was never colonized and trans-Atlantic slavery never happened.
The Poke The Mango Shortlist by Lydia Trethewey, Sean Crawley, Jeanette Stampone, Andrew Szemeredy, & Martin De Biasi (editor)
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016 by Needle In The Hay. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Inspired by Pokémon Go, four authors riff on themes of augmented reality, where virtual desires blend with real needs. One topic, four authors, four very different stories.
Palalgia by G. Deyke
Series: Flash Fiction Month. Price: Free! Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
These 31 very short stories range from dark to inspiring, from violent to hopeful, from thought-provoking to silly, and from 55 to 1,000 words. Written entirely during July 2016 as a part of Flash Fiction Month.
Dismantling the Tracks by Dzevad Karahasan
Price: $2.10 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Style Writes Now. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
'Hajrija was in harmony with her card, and both were in harmony with something far away, important and endearing. Perhaps that is why he studied the card with so much sad tenderness, and perhaps that is why he now looked at Hajrija so peacefully, without tenderness, but without rage either. He had no wish to make her feel better, nor did he feel the need to hurt her or take revenge on her...'
Suzie by Lyz Russo
Series: Shortstory collection. Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On his meanderings, photojournalist Tom meets a little girl who plays alone in the park. First intrigued by her strange character, then worried for her safety, he accompanies her home, though she never allows him to follow the very last bit to her house. Then one day he misses their appointment...
Bardic Tales and Sage Advice (Volume VIII) by Bards and Sages Publishing
Series: Bardic Tales and Sage Advice. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,850. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Horror, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Though originally meant as a stand-alone anthology, the Bardic Tales and Sage Advice collection has evolved into an annual celebration of speculative fiction. Our Eighth installment of the series features the winners of our annual charity writing competition and our Reader's Choice Awards poll.
A.[B].Normal [Side] Effects: Stories by Robert McCartney
Price: Free! Words: 25,080. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Horror » General
Depression, anxiety, suicide, parent issues, bullying, trauma...these are some of the many matters people face each day. At times these are all considered a taboo in society. These are just some of the many side effects of what we call life. A.[B].Normal [Side] Effects: Stories is an anthology written by Robert J. S. T. McCartney.
UnBound E-Magazine Issue #2: Strength of a Woman by varun prabhu
Price: Free! Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Curated by For Writers, By Authors, edited by Pen Paper Coffee, it is the second issue of a magazine that comprises of wonderful stories and poems by a plethora of authors in a variety of genres.
18 Cuentos para perder el miedo: historias para ayudar a los más pequeños by David Gómez
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: Spanish. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
18 cuentos para perder el miedo es una recopilación de cuentos que tiene el objetivo de hacer que los niños pierdan los diversos miedos a la hora de acostarse. Creemos que los cuentos son una buena opción para hacer ver a los niños que los monstruos, las brujas, las sombras ... son seres imaginarios e inofensivos.
Beyond Your Wildest by Barbara Ann Horton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Beyond Your Wildest is a collection of short stories that will make you shiver and smile at the same time. If you were a fan of the bizarre with a twist, you are sure to enjoy these seven little tales of woe. Don't worry; there is just enough humor thrown in for you squeamish souls.
Wind and Other Short Stories by AS Neworth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Three short stories to chill, amuse, enthral and entertain you during the lengthening evenings
Outcast Journeys: Fantasy and Sci Fi Box Set by Eight Great Authors by Tracy Falbe, Nathan Anton, Tiffany Cherney, Tara Maya, Scarlett Van Dijk, Ashley Capes, Alex James, & James T Kelly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 643,920. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Join in the adventures of heroes and heroines created by an international group of eight talented authors. Outcast Journeys brings together nine novels and novellas set in fascinating realms of the imagination. From dragons to space ships, experience the trials and battles of memorable characters as they navigate magical worlds.
Eyes in the Night by gregory stomberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,330. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General
Eyes in the Night, and other tales, by Misty A Stomberg, tales of horror, humor, children's stories, poetry, and more, with Gregory Stomberg and Nancy Bush, 2016 collection
If You're a Poet, We Want to Know it! Volume 4 by Kapiti Coast District Council
Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
The fourth annual Kapiti Coast Libraries poetry contest – If You’re a Poet, We Want to Know It - invited poets to write a poem on the theme of winter or Matariki. Included in this anthology is every submission the library received, a total of 81 poems, in each of three age groups: Children (6–12), Teens (13–18) and Adults (19+).
More Tall Stories by Chris Raven
Series: Tall Stories. You set the price! Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016 by Raven's Staff. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
A second anthology of short fiction containing a further five stories about the inhabitants of our residential tower block. Written by Chris Raven and Connie Dalhart, these stories cover a wide range of genres and styles and will take you on a journey where you will see the same characters through different eyes, each story adding a further layer to life to Musevary Towers.
Pen-Ultimate II: A Speculative Fiction Anthology by LJ Cohen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
From the risks of having goddesses walk among us to surviving a fall from space with an improbable flying pig, Pen-Ultimate II brings you a new collection of 16 tales from the imaginations of alumni from the Boston area Ultimate Science Fiction Writing Workshop.