Favorite Novellas/Short Stories!

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It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is:


This was a bit of a tough topic this week.  I don’t typically read a whole lot of novellas or short stories, so I really had to think for this TTT, and I didn’t come up with a whole ten.  That being said, I’ve come up with some good stories that I’ve really loved!

Kindred Spirits

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Kindred Spirits by Rainbow Rowell was such a fun and sweet read!  Even though this book is all about a girl who is a Star Wars super fan, and I’ve never even seen Star Wars, I still loved it.  It was the first thing I ever read by Rainbow Rowell, and it really hooked me on her writing style!




Check it out my review!


The Lonely Hearts Club #1.1, #1.2, & #1.3

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These holiday shorts that bridge the gap between The Lonely Hearts Club and We Can Work It Out are so much fun!  They’re cute and festive, and if you enjoy this series, these short stories really compliment it well!



Check them out on Goodreads!

A Hard Day’s Night | Two of Us | From Me to You


Never Never

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I still need to read part 2 and 3 in this novella series, but part 1 of Never Never was so good!  Full of mystery and intrigue, I have no idea how this series is going to end!





Check out my review for it here!

Regal Hearts

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This book is a bind-up of 10 short, episodic stories, that make one full story.  I think the idea behind this series is so unique, and the story itself is so compelling!  I can’t wait to start reading season 2!





Check out my review!

The Lottery

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I can’t say whether I loved or hated this short story, but I will say it has surely stuck with me, which is why it made this week’s list.  I first read it back in high school, and it’s one I’ll still think about.  It’s so crazy and so thought-provoking.  I remember being so shocked the first time I read this!




Check it out on Goodreads!


A Christmas Carol

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This book is exactly as it seems on all the adaptations, and I loved it.  I’m honestly, so obsessed with Christmas, it’s no surprise that I adored this book.  I really think everybody that loves Christmas should read A Christmas Carol at least once.





Check it out on Goodreads!


That’s it for this week!  Let me know about some of your favorite short stories and novellas!

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8 Comments on “Favorite Novellas/Short Stories!

  1. First, THANK GOD I’m not the only one who’s never seen Star Wars. Not that it’s a huge accomplishment either way, but I was beginning to think I was alone in this! So yay??! (I did however see the parody and boy was that one funny!) Second, I’ve only heard of A Christmas Carol before. I have seen Never Never floating around now and then, but I can’t really say it’s right up my alley. You have me intrigued with The Lottery though, because books that you’re confused if you love or hate are so interesting to me. Thank you for sharing!!

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    • Ah yes!! I’m glad to know I’m not the only one who hasn’t seen Star Wars either! You should definitely read The Lottery, too. It’s quite quick, but a very thought-provoking read!!


  2. I haven’t read any of these yet, but I love the sound of The Lonely Hearts Club ones! How fun that they’re named after the Beatles songs. ^.^ I will have to check the books out!

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  3. Great list! I loved “The Lottery.” It made my list, too. I need to read Kindred Spirits. I tried to buy it when it first came out, but Amazon wouldn’t let me because it wasn’t available in my country.

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    • Thanks! I won Kindred Spirits in an Instagram giveaway, but I know a lot of people who bought the book from the Book Depository, because it wasn’t in their country, either.


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