Nancy Springer

Books

Eccentric Symmetries
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Eccentric Symmetries, 20 fantasy short stories spanning the forty-year career of author Nancy Springer, showcases tales ranging from the quirky to the transcendent. Including mythic tales of long ago and far away such as award-winner “The Boy Who Plaited Manes,” this collection also contains wry, sometimes humorous contemporary fantasy stories such as "Rumple What?" and "Snow Spawn."
Mariposa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aimee believes everything in her life is great. She's got a boyfriend who's terrific (in bed and out), a penthouse apartment, and everything else a girl of privilege could possibly want. Well, except for a soul. That seems to have gone missing somehow.
Rumple What?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
We've all heard the fairy tale of the girl who could spin straw into gold, and the creature that would demand her first-born as payment for helping her achieve the horrible tasks put to her by her father. Let's face it, though, The Brothers Grimm couldn't get the facts of a story straight if their lives depended on it, and this classic tale of excess and woe is certainly no different.
We Don't Know Why
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To a future girl, Mishell, who flies with the aid of anti-gravity wings, the death in a freak accident of a beloved older brother, Mykel, is hard to accept. Why had it happened? To Mykel, of all people? Why ? Rebelliously going AWOL from her home spacecraft, cruising the sky of an earth-like planet, Mishell is worshipped by primitive people who believe she is an angel. A short story.
The Youngest One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Jessie is tired of dealing with her drunk mother and life in a rough part of town, and when a creepy woman approaches her one morning and advises her to pay attention to Shakespeare's As You Like It in her English class she shrugs off the recommendation. A chance encounter with an unusual toad, however, is about to completely alter Jessie's perceptions of what matters in the world. A short story.
Vend U.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Jocelyn is a complete pest, She's constantly playing practical jokes and has no problems beating up boys. Not quite the person you want around you when you're trying to enjoy your summer art class on a college campus. When Jocelyn decides to take out her inner aggressions on the cafeteria's vending machines, it's not just the students who decide it's time to do something about the biggest bully.
The Kingmaker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The daughter of the High King has a regal name, but she is small and plain, so everyone just calls her Wren. As a mere girl, she is not her father’s heir; her cousin Korbye is. But Wren’s infallible sooth-sense tells her that Korbyn would make no good king. Nor is sooth-sense her only fate. Wren is the Kingmaker. When a dangerous ring of power finds its way to her, how should she use it?
The Present
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The girl named Saffron knows family and clan the way she knows earth and sky, as absolutes. Of course, after a separation of four years, she looks forward to seeing her grandmother again, and makes a gift for her, a clay spindle. When Grandmother doesn't know who she is or what her gift is for, Saffron’s world is shattered. What good is a circle of clay now? How can anything ever make sense again?
Mariposa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Aimee believes everything in her life is great. She's got a boyfriend who's terrific (in bed and out), a penthouse apartment, and everything else a girl of privilege could possibly want. Well, except for a soul. That seems to have gone missing somehow.
The Most Mauve There Is
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Middle-schooler Avery Holsopple is already struggling with the fact that he's the shortest guy in school. To make matters worse, his older sister Valerie has insisted on having a Victorian-style wedding, which means Avery is about to find himself dressed up in the worst color he can imagine for a boy: pink. Of course, Mom insists the color is "mauve" but Avery's eyes know the truth.

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