A great way to help your Spanish that I have seen in bookstores in Europe is parallel text. It means you read the Spanish text, and right next to it you will have the English text. That way you can easily see what the sentence means without have to look up each word in a dictionary.
Learn Spanish with Bilingual Stories is a website someone made where you can find both Spanish-English text and even in some cases audio, with short stories.
While the website is a bit hard to navigate and not easy to read, with a few clicks you will be able to various short stories in Spanish with English parallel text.
Here is a list of a few we liked:
Do you use short story parallel text to study Spanish?