For your convenience, we've divided this post into two parts: 1. Feel free to jump to the section that you prefer! These individual short stories are the best of the best — and the even better news is that they're available for free online for you to peruse. From classics published in the s to a short story that exploded in late , here are ten of the greatest free short stories for you to read. While not exactly a philosophical or political tale like our first two examples, this twisty short story from Dahl does delve into some shady moral territory.
Professor Ture will tell you why. Read this captivating free illustrated book for kids that encourages them to explore and be awed by the many wonders of nature. Is there ever an ordinary day at the beach?
Most of these spooky stories aren't the kind of gory mess-fests that slasher fans — like yours truly — adore, but there's more than one you'll want to read with the lights on. I hate horror movies, but I love scary stories. There's just something about curling up in the blankets with a creepy book that makes my blood run deliciously cold, no matter what time of year it is.