17 Short Story And Essay Collections For When You Want To Laugh, Cry, Think, Or Swoon

    Whether you're in a reading slump or just want to read something different, these collections will revitalize you!

    1. Girls Can Kiss Now by Jill Gutowitz

    2. Game On: 15 Stories of Wins, Losses and Everything In Between edited by Laura Silverman

    3. Body Work: The Radical Power of Personal Narrative by Melissa Febos

    4. The Last Suspicious Holdout: Stories by Ladee Hubbard

    5. Cost of Living: Essays by Emily Maloney

    6. New Teeth by Simon Rich

    7. In the Margins: On the Pleasures of Reading and Writing by Elena Ferrante

    8. Reclaim The Stars: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space edited by Zoraida Córdova

    9. Dear Damage: Essays by Ashley Marie Farmer

    10. Shit Cassandra Saw by Gwen E. Kirby

    A blue book cover, with illustrated eyes above the title and illusrated red lips underneath the title

    11. Up All Night: 13 Stories Between Sunset and Sunrise edited by Laura Silverman

    12. The Way Spring Arrives and Other Stories edited by Yu Chen and Regina Kanyu Wang

    13. That Way Madness Lies edited by Dahlia Adler

    14. Seeking Fortune Elsewhere by Sindya Bhanoo

    15. Fiona and Jane by Jean Chen Ho

    16. Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century by Kim Fu

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