Do you spend your lunch break scrolling Facebook? Consider switching out your phone for a short story. Short stories, according to Cliff Notes, is a story that is shorter in length than a novel. The time it takes to read a short story could be between a half hour to 2 hours, so depending on the length of the novel you could have it done in one lunch time.
Need some book suggestions to get started with? Check out these 10 short stories.
For baseball lovers we have Baseball Crazy: ten short stories that cover all the bases
For dog lovers check out The canine connection: stories about dogs and people
Love a good detective mystery? Windy City blues : V.I. Warshawski stories
Interested in the visions of tomorrow? Tomorrowland : ten stories about the future
A picture is worth a thousand words, these short stories are all about what writers imagined what was going on in the illustrations. Twice told: original stories inspired by original art
Love a good steampunk story? Steampunk : an anthology of fantastically rich and strange stories
Want some stories about the art deco period? Tales of the Jazz Age
And for our school age bibliophiles we have Tripping over the lunch lady: and other school stories
Good old American fairytales American fairy tales: from Rip Van Winkle to the Rootabaga stories
Enjoy war stories? Read Dogs of War
Add your short story suggestions in the comments below!