Looking for a good short story? Consider these suggestions or choose from our selection of 100 Great Short Stories.
The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen - Great Christmas story, but it's no fairy tale!
The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry - Tender and moving Christmas story with a lesson.
Thank You, M'am -- A wonderful story by Langston Hughes, highly recommended!
The Cask of Amontillado Edgar Allen Poe spins a classic horror story.
The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs. A scary story told with mounting suspense!
A Dark Brown Dog This is a very sad story, but highly recommended.
An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge Read it! Especially if you have never heard of it.
Readers should also consider our Short Story Collections and The Short Story of the Day