Just a Little Bit of Love – Ines Bautista-Yao

Three short stories about three young girls: Anita, Ina, and Carla. Each one finding their lives disrupted by a boy. Maybe it’s because he wanders into the coffee shop where she works after school every Tuesday. Maybe it’s because he won’t leave her alone even if she has made it clear that she is crushing on his football teammate. Or maybe it’s because she’s spent one unforgettable afternoon with him—despite being oh-so-forgetful. Three small doses of love that serve up a whole lot of feels.

No Simple Miracle – Meggan Haller

Will Santa come through for a new generation of Strumpfs? Christmas has come again, but this year, Papa isn’t around to help Hanna Strumpf write her letter to Santa Claus. He’s gone to war in place called Korea, and it’s up to Hanna to tell Santa the one thing the family truly wants. Can Santa grant her wish if she never gets a chance to ask him? By the 1950s, the good times had come to many families, but for the children of soldiers, like ...

The More The Merrier, Seasons of Love Series Book 1 – Liwen Y. Ho

Fed up with a string of bad blind dates, health blogger Alyssa Wu just wants to drown her sorrows in ice cream. But there’s one more evening she must endure – a fake date with her best friend Barry Chang. They must convince her family they are in love, an act which may (or may not) be easy to pull off, thanks to the magic of some mistletoe. This 10,000 word short story is perfect for your lunch break, workout or while you wait in ...

Secret Angel – Cherry Christensen

Doctoral student Hannah Wagganer entertains dreams of teaching at a large university and leaving her hometown of Glen Arbor behind. That is until Jasper Morgan, the new mail carrier, arrives in town. Not only does he set Hannah’s heart a flutter, but he has an instant bond with her cat, Jingles. Preparing for the church candlelight Christmas Eve service and running the family store, Hannah continues to bump into Jasper—and the prying eyes of the locals who suspect there’s more going on than business as ...

No Time For Love – Jacqueline Winslow

High stakes Washington D.C. business woman, Michelle Rocco, has no time for love and no interest in anything else. When an emergency calls sends her frantically driving back to Roanoke, she is stranded on the side of the road by her ill planned flight, with a flat tire, dead battery and no coat.

Tales of Accidental Genius – Simon Van Booy

A master storyteller’s vision reawakens us to the human experience in this diverse, haunting, and unexpectedly humorous new collection of short fiction from Simon Van Booy—his first since Love Begins in Winter, winner of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award.