Weekend Picks!

February 2, 2018

After a very busy week, most of us can't wait for a well deserved rest, being cuddled up on the sofa reading some good Books. So, here is a list of 17 books that are short enough, one hundred pages or less, to read over the space of a weekend.

Add all these books to your TBR Pile, then, let us know what were your favorites. We hope you love them all! 

Happy Reading!

 
1 The Judges Chronicles: A Night's Journey

The Judges Chronicles: A Night's Journey

Terdell Lee Johnson | Short Stories

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The judges chronicles continue as a Shavron dives deeper into rebel against the Holy One, a nation of children are kidnapped, and the freedom of a forgotten kingdom is in jeopardy.

2 Fire Walking

Fire Walking

Jeremy Trotter | Short Stories

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Mostly true short-stories from the fire house and fire ground. Funny, tragic and odd, these stories tell of everyday emergencies and the heroes who answered the call.

3 My Past Life

My Past Life

Alina Udrea | Short Stories

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This is a short fiction about a young man who gets shot on Christmas Eve and goes to heaven. Then he is given a second chance and he is reborn. Read to find out more!

4 The Falling

The Falling

Scott Zarcinas | Short Stories

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When Max was a boy he did something nobody else knew, something that would haunt him for the rest of his life. If only he could escape the past… but you can’t run away from yourself.

5 Fire in the Valley of Flowers

Fire in the Valley of Flowers

Srinwanti Paul | Short Stories

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A young woman's world turns upside down after her daughter's suicide. But what was the cause for her drastic step? Read on to find out....

6 Regular Hero

Regular Hero

Joel Williams | Short Stories

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Raymond is your average 23 year-old guy, working nine-to-five to save money for college. He orders a textbook to study, but instead receives a bottle of lube. When he discards the bottle, however, an alien life-form emerges from the lubricant and takes on the form of a beautiful woman. Raymond is now faced with an Extraterrestrial living in his house. Read and find out what happens next, and what 's the woman's true motive for being on earth.

7 Our Different Paths

Our Different Paths

M.B. Mohan | Short Stories

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"Our Different Paths” is a tale of friendship, adventure, and majik! We are introduced to Mike, a 7-year-old boy who’s managed to sustain love and courage despite the horrors of abuse inflicted by his own father. “Sometimes we have to live even when we have lost everything,” are the words young Mike lives by.A day before his fourteenth birthday, an act of kindness towards John, a homeless boy, transforms his life dramatically when together they discover a mysterious power Mike has come to possess.Join us on a journey to new surroundings where hope and love are the guiding forces. Mike and John encounter new places and people on their road home. Will the obstacles the two friends face become too much to bear? Will Mike’s power take him down a road of self-destruction?

8 A Family of Three

A Family of Three

Rosina S Khan | Short Stories

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This book is about a family of three that undergoes hardships to maintain stability and make ends meet. How this family survives and thrives starting from a rural area and finally to the city is amazing. The mother of the family takes giant leaps and the daughter, Tina, learning from her mother, takes even greater strides in life, towards a life of growth, fulfillment and happiness. So how does Tina manage it all so brilliantly? This story is about her and her families of three- both original and her own. Wouldn’t you like to know more? Interested? Go ahead- hit the download button!!

9 Underland

Underland

Riley Chapple | Short Stories

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Genre: Flash-Fiction/ Fantasy/ Mystery... Plot: Five friends suddenly find themselves trapped in Underland - a strange and mysterious world. They each have new names, new bodies, new memories. For one however, everything seems a little too familiar. With only a set of keys to guide them, does Underland have a dark secret behind it that no-one is willing to share? Unravel the mystery today through the stories of the characters! View the book trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vyHVYzn6h_Q

10 Life, the Treasure Map and Something or Another

Life, the Treasure Map and Something or Another

Eydís Björnsdóttir | Short Stories

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A boy is being bullied. But that happens all the time, doesn’t it? For this boy, however, life takes an unexpected turn, and he will discover what he is really made of when he finds that which was hidden a long time ago. A short story suitable for all ages.

11 A House of Haunted People

A House of Haunted People

Alan Combes | Horror-Gothic

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The title story, itself a novella about a strange house in my village, leads into a collection of modern ghost stories in unusual, often cosmopolitan settings. 'Mia' is about putting down a much-loved dog. 'Going to the match' is about a supernatural presence amid the crowd. 'The make of sticks' concerns a mysterious character who is mistaken for a good Samaritan. 'Overcoat' tells of a haunted garment. 'Dr Singh' is the worst kind of doctor; one who ignores his patients' pain. 'Ginny Spring' tells of a mysterious local pond...

12 For My Wife

For My Wife

Greta Krafsig | Short Stories

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The story of a man's first and only love.

13 A Bridge of Letters

A Bridge of Letters

Duncan James | Short Stories

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An estranged father and son, who have kept in touch for years through an exchange of letters, unexpectedly meet in Hong Kong. A near fatal meeting .... but suddenly they are thrown together in a desperate attempt to get back to England. Their background, their reunion and their escape make fascinating reading.

14 Once Upon a Coffee

Once Upon a Coffee

Kait Nolan | Short Stories

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A blind date and a case of mistaken identity just might lead to love...After a long series of stinkers, when a respectful match from an online dating site asks to meet Avery Cahill in real life, she agrees. Invoking her favorite romantic comedy, they arrange to meet in a local coffee shop with a flower and a book.Under a serious deadline to finish a group project for his MBA--solo--the only thing Dillon Lange wants is peace and quiet. When a beautiful stranger sits down in his booth at the coffee shop, he knows he ought to say something about not being who she thinks he is, but he can't resist her smile or her engaging conversation.How long can he keep up the charade? And what will happen when her real date shows up?A short story of approximately 7,500 words.

15 Another World

Another World

Chrys Romeo | Short Stories

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The universe has so many realms unknown and unseen, yet existing in time with us, invisible. There is another world, a deeper layer of reality to be discovered any moment.

16 The Enchanted Castle

The Enchanted Castle

Edith Nesbit | Fiction Classics

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An invisible princess, a magic ring, and more adventures than you could dream of. This is what Gerald, Kathleen and Jimmy find when they stumble upon a mysterious castle. At first it all appears to be a lark. But the children soon discover they need all their bravery and ingenuity to contend with the castle's supernatural forces.

17 Whisper

Whisper

Charlotte L. R. Kane | Short Stories

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Whisper is a collection of short stories from an exciting new author. Charlotte Kane will take you to the dark side of love with her series of short stories. Take your emotions to dark new depths as hurt, pain and love are laid bare. Whisper is a must read for anyone who has experienced real love and felt pain from its cruel dark side