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My Boy Johnny
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Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Garden Urthark’s “My Boy Johnny” presents a boy’s discovery of what it means to be a man and stand up for what you believe.
The Rhythm of Her Soul
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young prodigy has lost touch with her music. A visit home reunites her with it.
Four Dog Riot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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It’s not about dogs. Or riots. It's about stealing waterfalls and holding them for ransom. It’s about using a guitar as an assault weapon. And living in a secret bedroom at a shopping mall. And having neighbors who are starting a software company in a garage. It’s another year of school in Menlo Park, California in the year 1998.
The Reappearance of Sam Webber
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
When eleven-year-old Sam Webber's father disappears without a trace, he and his mother are forced to relocate to a tough neighborhood. Unfamiliar with his surroundings, intimidated by his new school, Sam is lost until he meets Greely, the school's elderly black janitor. Through this unlikely friendship, Sam begins to heal. The Reappearance of Sam Webber won an Alex Award.
Adult World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
On his eighteenth birthday, Brian Hartman takes a job at Adult World, a pornographic specialty store, and over several months before graduating high school not only receives quite an extra-curricular education, but also discovers that not all of the people in his life are who he thought they were - including his own mother.
The Gathering
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Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A mythical land where four leaders guide the people without interfering with their lives. A great ceremony is held by the leaders calling all the people into a meadow. The ceremony transforms the people and the leaders.
King Arthur's Story from Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend
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Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Arthurian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Many times, small stories are found in the material that an author must cut from a novel. This is the story behind King Arthur's visit to King Leodegrance and his daughter Guinevere found in the medieval Arthurian Legend children's book "Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend."
Hazelnut Street
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story about returning to the street you grew up on. Everyone's there, but everything's changed. You've changed. The faces you recognize are not the ones you speak to. The people you meet are not the ones you knew. And when she takes you by the hand and pulls you between houses, fireworks exploding overhead, there is pain where once there was so much hope.
A Last Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a man and his dog, and one last weekend together.
The Devil eats Coleslaw
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Series: Diamonds, #5. Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Joseph Holly knows the truth: Work is rarely as dull as when you are eighteen years old and in love. ‘The Devil eats Coleslaw’ is a working day in Joe's life, which sees him trapped in a supermarket with strange customers, ex-teachers, daydreams, bad ideas, Sonic Youth, The Replacements, and an overwhelming need to see his girlfriend,Diane.
To Lose & To Pretend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2010 by Brooklyn Arts Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
The powerful first book by one of the nation's top younger poets. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Chris O. Cook's poetry "probes the apathy and alienation of his generation.... Startlingly honest, unafraid of humor, these poems force you to sit down and take notice."
But For The Sins of Our Fathers
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Price: Free! Words: 34,290. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Otis is a young black kid living in a small town outside of St Louis. He lives in the projects with his mom and sisters. He excells in school and one day hopes to leave. Ricky is a poor white kid on the other side of town. He also hates the area, and wants to leave. But unlike Otis, Rickey has little hope of ever leaving the area.
Luna Rising, The Circle of Conversation (Volume 1)
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Series: Luna Rising, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Told from the standpoint of a teenager who is a "gifted child", made lonely by his extraordinary mental abilities, this is a coming-of-age story like no other. It is also a family saga set in Sicily where Tony Luna goes searching for his family roots and encounters the ghosts of his ancestors in a place out of time, the Circle of Conversation. Among them, a beautiful woman is attracted to him...
Dancing Eagle
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Abandoned at an early age by his father, Dancing Eagle is forced into a world where he doesn’t belong. Guided by his uncle and grandfather he learns how difficult it can be to keep a promise. Finding solace and answers in nature he navigates his way through childhood and adolescence. Will he learn his people’s ways well enough to be accepted into the tribe?
The Birth of Mother Earth: Modern Philosophical Art
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011 by Jay M Horne. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Modern Philosophy is a rare collection of thought provoking artwork and shocking new-age thinking. From the very first chapter in which Mother Earth explains her self-creation to the later chapters and volumes in which man defiles her meaning and questions her grandeur, these mind bending texts bring general philosophy to a whole new level!
High School Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,060. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Surviving high school means more than getting good grades and dealing with teachers. Journey through four short stories - each a different year of high school - while Kaz, Sophie, D and Tessa overcome bad reputations, stand up to bullies, make new friends, create lasting memories and find out what is really important in life.
Inescapable
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
I do not fear death. I do not tremor at the thought of my eternity. I do not plea for mercy. Set in Elizabethan England a young girls choices lead her to face her few final breaths. But are her choices her own?
Pie
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Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
“Tonight, we have strawberry and rhubarb pie and a story about the time my friend from high school set fire to our headmaster’s car, or Grasshopper pie and a story about when my Uncle Anthony punched a cop.” While working the graveyard shift at the local greasy spoon, Marnie entertains the customers with stories of her eccentric Aunt Sarah.
Van Diemen at 17
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,310. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A troubled teenage exchange student falls in love with the counselor who's meant to set her back on track.
All that you can leave behind
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
To 13 year old Sage, the Caribbean island he just moved to with his apathetic mother might as well be deserted. Away from the turmoil of his old life in California, he is now left to deal with a past of abuse, but finds he holds his own key to happiness inside. More than a story of redemption, it tells of the innate human drive for life and love, a quest for happiness on which all of us embark.