By Henry James
Stuck within the crossfire of her mom and dad' acrimonious divorce, witness to their battles, intrigues and affairs, overlooked and exploited, Maisie is a baby who is familiar with an excessive amount of concerning the global of adults. James's portrait of a bit woman who keeps her goodness and dignity within the face of the bitterness and profligacy of her warring mom and dad is either thought-provoking and encouraging.
By J. D. Robb, Mary Blayney, Mary Kay McComas, Elaine Fox, R. C. Ryan
Some of your favorite New York Times bestselling authors current 5 all-new tales instructed during the taking a look glass—including a brand new Eve Dallas novella!
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Enter a wonderland of spell binding stories. It’s a spot that’s neither right here nor there, the place issues are by no means relatively as they appear. encouraged via Lewis Carroll’s whimsical masterpiece, starting from the most unlikely to the mad to the curiouser, those tales could have you completely off your head.
Don’t be afraid to stick to them…
DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE
Amazon is overjoyed to provide Kindle fable and science-fiction fanatics the journal that Stephen King calls "the most sensible fiction journal in America."
Founded in 1949, fable & technology Fiction journal is the award-winning unique writer of such classics as Stephen King's darkish Tower, Daniel Keyes's plants for Algernon, and Walter M. Miller's A Canticle for Leibowitz. every one bimonthly factor deals compelling brief fiction through writers similar to Ray Bradbury, Ursula okay. Le Guin, and Terry Bisson, in addition to the science-fiction field's most valuable and outspoken critiques on books, motion pictures and science--plus a touch of humour from our cartoonists and writers.
Publishing a literate and occasionally literary combination of SF, fable and Horror, it truly is worthy even more than the 99p subscription rate (UK readers).
This variation includes the following:-
Maze of Shadows by means of Fred Chappell
Liberty's Daughter via Naomi Kritzer
Asylum by means of Albert E. Cowdrey
Taking the Low street by way of Pat MacEwen
The Children's campaign via Michael Alexander
Necrosis through Dale Bailey
Typhoid Jack via Andy Stewart
City League by means of Matthew Corradi
Grand travel through Chris Willrich
Books to seem For through Charles de Lint
Books by means of James Sallis
Plumage From Pegasus: What Immortal Hand... through Paul Di Filippo
Film: "Transitioning via Ghosts, Guilt, and Superpowers" through Kathi Maio
Curiosities through Jack Womack
Joseph Farris, invoice lengthy, Tom Cheney.
Max Bertolini for "Maze of Shadows"
By Steven Millhauser
Cartoons that draw their author into one other international; demonic work that exert a sinister impact on our personal. Fairy stories that specific the key losses and anxieties in their tellers. those are the weather that Steven Millhauser employs to such marvelous—and usually disquieting—effect in Little Kingdoms, a suite whose 3 novellas recommend magical significant other items to his acclaimed longer fictions.
In "The Little nation of J. Franklin Payne," a steady eccentric constructs an complex trade universe that's the entire extra beautiful for being transparently unreal. "The Princess, the Dwarf, and the Dungeon" is without delay a gothic story of nightmarish jealousy and a meditation at the human want for exaltation and horror. And "Catalogue of the Exhibition" introduces us to the oeuvre of Edmund Moorash, a Romantic painter who could have been imagined via Nabokov or Poe. Exuberantly creative, as mysterious as desires, those novellas will pride, mesmerize, and shipping a person who reads them.
By Stephen King
FIRST TIME ON AUDIO...
An Unabridged Novella Unavailable In Any Collection!
Tapping into our primal fears of recent know-how that made Cell a number 1 bestseller, Stephen King units his points of interest at the most recent high-tech device in UR, within which a mysterious book reader opens a hectic window into different worlds.
Reeling from a painful break-up, English teacher and avid publication lover Wesley Smith is haunted through his ex-girlfriend's parting shot: "Why cannot you simply learn off the pc like each person else?" He buys an booklet reader out of spite, yet quickly unearths he can use the equipment to glimpse realities he had by no means sooner than imagined, getting to know literary riches past his wildest dreams...and all-too-human tragedies that surpass his so much negative nightmares.
From classic automobiles (Christine and From a Buick 8) to family home equipment (Maximum Overdrive) to workout gear (Stationary Bike), Stephen King has mesmerized us with stories of it sounds as if traditional machines that tackle lives in their personal. UR offers this vintage subject matter an up to date spin, leading to a horror masterpiece for our time and for the a while.
By Johanna Kaplan
By Yoko Ogawa
The first significant English translation of 1 of latest Japan's bestselling and so much celebrated authors
From Akutagawa Award-winning writer Yoko Ogawa comes a haunting trio of novellas approximately love, fertility, obsession, and the way even the main blameless gestures could include a hairline crack of merciless purpose. nonetheless waters run darkish in those vivid but eerie novellas, whose crisp, nearly guileless prose hides unforeseen threat. Stephen Snyder's dependent translations from the japanese whet the urge for food for more.
A lonely teenage lady falls in love together with her foster brother as she watches him jump from a excessive diving board right into a pool--a strange infatuation that sends unforeseen ripples via her life.
A younger girl files the day-by-day moods of her pregnant sister in a diary, taking meticulous observe of a being pregnant that could or will not be a hallucination--but whose hallucination is it, hers or her sister's?
A girl nostalgically visits her outdated collage dormitory at the outskirts of Tokyo, a boarding residence run through a mysterious triple amputee with one leg.
Hauntingly spare, appealing, and twisted, The Diving Pool is a disquieting and every now and then darkly funny number of novellas approximately common those that without notice notice their very own darkish possibilities.
By Jane Smiley
From Jane Smiley, writer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Thousand Acres: a couple of novellas chronicling tricky offerings that reshape the dynamics of 2 very varied families.
In Ordinary Love, Smiley makes a speciality of a woman’s infidelity and the lasting, indelible results it leaves on her little ones lengthy after her departure. Good Will describes a father who realizes how his son has been stricken by his determination to guide a counterculture lifestyles and movement his relatives to a farm. As either tales spread, Smiley gracefully increases the questions that confront all households with the attribute type and perception that has marked all of her paintings.