Category: Single Authors Short Stories

60 (Welsh Edition) by Mihangel Morgan

By Mihangel Morgan

"Rwy'n darllen Mihangel Morgan er mwyn cofio beth yw byw"
Sioned Puw Rowlands

Cyfrol newydd o ffuglen gan un o awduron rhyddiaith blaenaf a mwyaf adnabyddus Cymru. Trigain o straeon byrion yn portreadu digwyddiadau cyfoes sy'n digwydd o fewn un awr mewn tref fechan nid yn anhebyg i Aberystwyth.
"Cyfres o straeon byrion yw 60, ond cyfres sy’n gweu at ei gilydd i greu darlun ehangach. Mae nhw’n cynnig cipolwg ar fywydau nifer o gymeriadau mewn tref fechan yng Nghymru rhwng eleven o’r gloch y bore a hanner dydd. Er mwyn pwysleisio hyn, mae yna gloc bychan ar ddechrau pob stori, a’r bys mawr yn symud fesul munud. 12 months awgrym yw ein bod yn prysuro tuag at rywbeth, ac wrth i ni ddarllen mae’r teimlad bod rhywbeth ar fin digwydd yn cael ei rannu gan rai o’r cymeriadau...
Er fy mod i'n teimlo bod rhyw dro ar fyd ar fin digwydd wrth i fysedd y cloc symud yn ecu blaenau, roedd y diweddglo yn sioc, gan fy nhaflu oddi ar fy echel unwaith eto. Dwi'n dal ddim yn swr beth i'w feddwl, ac mae'r diweddglo wedi fy ngorfodi i ailystyried year hyn a ddarllenais i. Dwi'n dal i feddwl am y straeon ac am y cymeriadau brith ynddynt wythnos wedi i mi gau'r cloriau. " - Cerian Arianrhod, Gwales

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Strikes to Spare by Ernie Gabrielson

By Ernie Gabrielson

"Strikes to Spare
A lady who's a champion collegiate bowler has desires of being at the pro-tour; yet she faces the limitation. Is love extra vital than her dream?.

Memorable Ceremony
Childhood sweethearts try to triumph over the objections of folks who're mired within the prejudices of social class.

The Princess and the Singer
A Trojan princess escapes from a merciless Greek grasp in basic terms to find that there is no secure hiding position.

Magic Potion
Can a mysterious present be capable to flip a social misfit (a nerd) right into a guy who may well locate happiness and romance?

Laughter in Hell
Troops in an embattled Marine platoon locate whatever to snicker approximately even whereas dealing with a made up our minds enemy.

Youthful Regrets
Everyone, in particular the younger, both do issues they later remorse or remorse that they didn’t do issues whilst the chance arose. those thoughts convey bits of happiness into our lives as we get older.

An Unforgettable Character
A younger girl who dies in a sad twist of fate teaches the realm that classes taught by way of instance are larger than these taught by means of mere phrases. "

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El Libro De Las Imaginadas (Spanish Edition) by Sofía Irene Cardona,Editorial Universidad de Puerto Rico

By Sofía Irene Cardona,Editorial Universidad de Puerto Rico

Sofia Irene Cardona ha sabido auscultar los buenos relatos escondidos en l. a. nimia cotidianidad urbana. Tres personajes: los angeles narradora, n, y Eva se enfrentan a l. a. dificultad de los angeles escritura para hacernos pensar sobre su proceso. A través de ellas, los angeles autora aporta una poderosa reflexión sobre los angeles ardua tarea de observar, caracterizar, ambientar y organizar relatos que alcancen esa brevísima e insignificante maravilla que persigue su protagonista.

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Publicado en 2008 por los angeles Editorial, El libro de las imaginadas obtuvo el Premio Nacional del Pen membership de Puerto Rico, correspondiente a ese año, en los angeles categoría de cuento.

El libro reúne un conjunto de ficciones intercaladas dentro de un marco narrativo dominado por tres personajes que se enfrentan a las dificultades del proceso creativo.

Sobre Las Imaginadas, ha dicho los angeles también narradora y crítica literaria puertorriqueña Vanessa Vilches que se trata de “historias que palpitan en l. a. rutina cotidiana, detrás de las puertas y las ventanas de los espacios domiciliarios, en los angeles oficina, el ascensor, los angeles biblioteca, el carro, el health facility, los angeles funeraria, en fin, en todos esos lugares refugios de l. a. existencia”.

El libro de las imaginadas captará por igual los angeles atención de los lectores que saben apreciar un buen relato y los angeles de aquellos interesados en los angeles reflexión sobre los angeles escritura, sus peculiaridades y acechos.

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Werelove: Dancing With a Wolf (One) by Pamela Jo Knowles,Pamela Beach

By Pamela Jo Knowles,Pamela Beach

He checked out her. His hair was once nonetheless a large number and within the shiny morning sun, he appeared extra good-looking and extra human than she had ever noticeable him.
“I bet I’m asking you to belief me,” he said.
Thalia seemed up on the clouds now, commencing like a curtain to bare the wonderful orange orb within the sky, the complete moon already forgot, nonetheless uncertain, her middle nonetheless beating unevenly. She knew what Lathan was once, she had constantly identified. She had noticeable him nights past while the lads within the village had captured him, obvious the animal that he was once. Lathan pulled her nearer, in the course of the bars of the cage that was once now his domestic. everybody within the village used to be pleased that he used to be captured, completely happy that via the atmosphere solar he will be useless. Thalia couldn’t support herself although, bringing him water.
“I’m now not an animal, belief me,” he stated back, and she or he regarded down on the earth, rainy, the grass wild. He was once taking a look at her, into her.
“You’re a werewolf,” she whispered. She might give some thought to not anything else to say.

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Los cuentos (Spanish Edition) by Gallant Mavis,SERGIO; LLEDO RANDO

By Gallant Mavis,SERGIO; LLEDO RANDO

Cada cuento de esta genial escritora canadiense es un viaje a un lugar nuevo, donde el lector tiene los angeles ocasión de sorprenderse y mirar su propia vida de manera distinta. Estos treinta y cinco relatos ofrecen un landscape cabal de su producción y nos introducen en sus pequeños universos de soledades, amores, exilios y desengaños: tenemos a una mujer abandonada por su marido, que se empeña en permanecer fiel al matrimonio; a un solterón que de pronto se ve avasallado por l. a. ruidosa prole de su hermana, o a una joven que renuncia a los angeles felicidad conyugal para dejarse llevar por el amor de un hombre que ha conocido solo por carta. Hombres y mujeres exiliados, recluidos en tierras extrañas o estancados en los angeles sala de espera de una vida mejor.

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Creía que mi padre era Dios by Paul Auster,Cecilia Ceriani

By Paul Auster,Cecilia Ceriani

Paul Auster invitó a los oyentes del programa de radio a participar en un proyecto inusual: enviar sus relatos verídicos, con el afán de construir un retrato escrito de los angeles vida americana más insólita. El escritor norteamericano seleccionó, con su strange mirada, a hundred and eighty historias que fabulan una realidad llena de coincidencias, oportunidades y situaciones tan absurdas que parecen inventadas.

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La maestra dei colori (Italian Edition) by Aimee Bender

By Aimee Bender

l. a. scrittura di Aimee Bender è da sempre un inconfondibile combine di realismo e fantasia; in questa nuova raccolta di racconti los angeles sua voce, carica di sensualità e magia, continua a ridisegnare il mondo in maniera originale, senza concessioni al sentimentalismo e ai cliché della narrativa «femminile». Alcune storie sono ambientate al giorno d’oggi, fra teen al centro commerciale o studentesse in un campus universitario; in altre fa capolino l’elemento surreale (un ragazzino che soffre di «analfabetismo facciale», cioè non riesce a distinguere il viso delle persone e l. a. loro espressione; un vecchietto inoffensivo che è convinto di essere un criminale nazista); altre ancora sono incantevoli esempi di «realismo magico» (una sarta viene rapita e condotta in un paese dell’Asia dove dovrà rammendare le tigri a cui si stanno strappando through le strisce) o rivisitazioni di fiabe classiche. Fin dal 1999 il New Yorker aveva segnalato Aimee Bender come uno dei «venti scrittori in keeping with il 21° secolo»; los angeles maestra dei colori, accolta da elogi unanimi da parte della critica statunitense e inserita dal ny occasions nella lista dei libri più importanti dell’anno, non fa che riconfermarne il talento.

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The Groundskeeper And Other Short Stories by Matt Shea

By Matt Shea

"The Groundskeeper and different brief tales" is a compilation of writings situated round the universal guy. Factories, neighborhoods and colleges are writer Matt Shea's such a lot widespread settings and infrequently enable the reader to snigger at him/herself. lots of those tales are in keeping with how Shea thinks Andy Griffith could write approximately small-town lifestyles this present day. sometimes, notwithstanding, there are a couple of tricks of Rod Serling thrown in precisely to make issues interesting.

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Attempting Flight: Stories by Raven Wolfe by Raven Wolfe

By Raven Wolfe

In She used to be Killed through Cabbages, a tricky younger girl dwelling within the Salinas Valley unearths love with a horse whisperer. a lady bargains with the profound lack of her eyesight and her problem to benefit what and who to belief within the tale unintended readability. a lady flying to her father’s funeral, opens trying Flight, that is the tale of a tender teen, simply commencing to discover kinfolk secrets and techniques and her slightly questionable plan to flee her existence. Porter, whereas taking an early morning stroll, discovers a unadorned girl doing yoga in her yard. Annabel Embraces the Day tells the tale of his look for reference to her. the top of the adventure recounts the author’s event in a single of the baths in Istanbul, Turkey.

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