Short stories in the genre YA

Listing 8 stories.

Four teenage girls live in a small town in Saskatchewan where their family has been for generations. They are caught between a father who wants to leave and a mother whose iron will keeps her rooted to her hometown.

A cloned teenage girl living on the moon must come to terms with her predetermined job, husband, and future.

Cursed to passively watch others rise before her, a woman finds love as she awaits to be chosen for her family's magical inheritance. When the moment arrives, she must choose between a life with her mysterious lover or abandon her love and finally accept her most coveted desire.

A young witch's apprentice brings her crush along with her to harvest pixies, making him swear to not get into trouble; as they fall deeper in love, they wander closer to peril.

An indigenous man in a South American rural town must kill a jaguar to pay off a debt, but he discovers that there is more to the beast than meets the eye.

A young woman recounts the time she solved a tourist's murder on her vacation to the Philippines with the help of a politically powerful human whom she develops strong feelings for.

A hair stylist mage travels north to support a huntress in a melee battle and gain sponsors for her college tuition, witnessing a world full of violence and the misappropriation of magic.

A chronically ill teenager grapples with his mother’s instability and his stepfather’s absence while turmoil in the neighborhood sparks a sobering revelation.