- It's Kind of a Cheesy Love Story
Even the local news covered her birth on a pizza parlor ladies’ room floor, and “no one grows out of anything in a small town”—especially when she takes a job at the Hot ’N Crusty to cover gas, car insurance, and her fancy friend group’s weekend shopping trips.
- Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace
If you are looking for a straightforward depiction of a life’s events, Max’s take covers all the principal mile markers of Wallace’s life.
- To the Point: A Story about E. B. White
This is enjoyable from cover to cover, but many will want to know the source of these stories--White's journal, or friends, or even other biographies.
- COLDHEART CANYON: A Hollywood Ghost Story
What kept them at the house, even after death, is the incredible room in its lowest story.
- BRIGID'S CLOAK: An Ancient Irish Story
Readers don't have to share Brigid's faith to enjoy this story, but those who do may find that faith strengthened.
- Say Goodbye: The Laurie Moss Story
Shiner's extensive research gives the story an authentic feel and keeps it from becoming a soap opera or a wearisome cover version of every other rise-and-fall parable.
- A Dream Unfolds: The Story of Nano Nagle
Fox covers the history of Nagle’s life with concision, but adds little narative flair to the telling.
- THE STORY OF FROG BELLY RAT BONE
It advises patience in sowing the seeds of change, but takes a naïve, idealizing view of childhood and delivers a message in place of a story.
- Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art
Cricket magazine marks a publishing milestone with Celebrate Cricket: 30 Years of Stories and Art, ed. by Cricket's founder and editor-in-chief, Marianne Carus.
- The Color of Absence: 12 Stories about Loss and Hope
Two short story collections address the emotional life of adolescents.
- Troubled Voices: Stories of Ethics and Illness
Presented in concise language, the topics covered range from living wills and child euthanasia to suicide and organ transplants.
- Stalag Luft III: The Secret Story
The author covers every conceivable aspect of daily life including prisoner-generated educational and cultural programs, relations with the German administrators, and the obsessive planning, preparation and execution of various escapes and escape attempts.
- Shelf Life: Fantastic Stories Celebrating Bookstores
Cacek’s “A Book, by Its Cover,” and Nina Kiriki Hoffman’s “Escapes.”
- Rickey & Robinson: The True, Untold Story of the Integration of Baseball
And though Kahn tells some new stories and spent time combing through Rickey’s archives in the Library of Congress, the story as a whole is not “untold.”
- Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Book One
Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, ed. by Florence Sakade, covers a range of characters, human and animal, from the "peach boy" who grows up to conquer a tribe of ogres, to the badger whose nose grows so long it reaches into the sky.