Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

A Drink Precedes a Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,150. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story of two teenaged boys, one white, one black, and their journey to adulthood. What transpires spans three generations and melds events from Ireland, the blue collar city of Troy, NY, the rolling horse fields of North Carolina, and the killing fields of Southeast Asia. It is a riveting account of love lost and love found, and the depths to which true friendship will take you.
Stay the Night
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,270. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maureen thought her retirement would be filled yoga, takeout Chinese, and weekly visits with her best friend. She couldn’t have been more wrong. Suddenly she finds herself caught up in life’s whirlwind, dating one, then two new men, and struggling to reconcile with an estranged daughter who is getting sicker by the day. Maureen is going to need all the strength and tenacity she’s ever had.
Miss Me, Nightmare.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maria, a southern lit-freak, artist and teen meet's the friend she's met many times in her dreams. The only way she's documented meeting him are from sketches and memories. She realizes only later through a series of events that he's more of a beautiful nightmare than a sweet dream.
Healing Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015 by Astraea Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Five months ago, sixteen-year-old Rain Sawyer had it all — the perfect life with a loving, wealthy family and strong Christian faith. But one tragic incident shattered everything. Now Rain must start over, in a new school and a new town, struggling to create a new identity for herself. Can she keep her dark past a secret while trying to figure out who she wants to be?
Good Night, Jerk Face
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Seff is a 15-year-old boy living in San Antonio, Texas who dreams of getting a 1980 Mazda RX-7 for his sixteenth birthday. When he learns that his parents refuse to give him one, he finds a job at a nearby Greek restaurant to earn money to buy his RX-7. He forms a bond with the owner of the restaurant and discovers what is really important when getting his dream car. A novelette by Scott Semegran.
The Spanish Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
After discovering a shocking family secret, 17-year-old Brianna Garrett struggles with love, friendship, and identity on a summer trip abroad in Mexico. An honest coming-of-age, The Spanish Club chronicles the universal struggle to define oneself within the boundaries of friendship and love—even when the ones you trust break the rules.
Boring Short Stories From A Bearded Man
You set the price! Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Collection of short stories for those who enjoy literary surprises. It also mentions Imgur.
Two Sisters
Price: Free! Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Brooke and Leah Fulcher are about as different as two sisters can be, a division accentuated by Leah's deafness. How is it then that each becomes the other's best friend, not only totally reliant on one another but also reciprocal guardians through the challenges and perils of childhood and adolescence? Follow them on their entwined life journey of discovery, devotion, and love.
Coffee, Tea, and Gluten Free: The Novel
Series: Cookbook, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,670. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sunshine and horses were all Tammy dreamed of. At college to work for the summer instead, she suffers a serious set of complications from a diet and workplace high in gluten. Erin unexpectedly feels lost and adrift without a purpose in the only home she has remembers. Together, the two must unearth forgotten family secrets and cement the ties that will bind them as sisters.
Summer Unbroken
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After a world catastrophe explodes into Claire Cameron's life, she's left struggling to find her identity in the aftermath. Her journey encompasses the lives of Allie, her engaged, yet commitment-phobic roommate; Libby, Claire's hypochondriac older sister; and Jake; the military man destined for Afghanistan. The man with whom she shared that one, disastrous year. The one she can never forget.
My Punk Rock Mom
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A bitter orphan girl finds both love and her own humanity with her larger-than-life adopted mother.
The Pick-Up Game
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Not all scars a soldier brings home from war can be seen. A short story about the trauma and damage of war.
Another Form of Prayer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,060. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by 67 Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Another Form of Prayer is a dark coming of age story told through the eyes of lonely credit processor, Samuel Ashton.
StepShifter 1 - Alpha Billionaire Lover
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You've read about the billionaires who like to tie things with ... ties. You've lusted over werewolves and werebears. You've sent your blood pressure through the roof fantasizing about that pair of muscle-bound MMA guys whose sole focus in life is to bring you to the heights of pleasure. You've perhaps asked yourself, self, why do all of these fantastic lovers have to be in different universes?
When Summer Lingers
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Dahna is quite comfortable in her role as an outcast. Her favorite activities are painting her nails and hanging out on the beach. An observation by the quirky Carr leads to an endearing friendship between two unlikely people. Note: This short story was first featured in Summer Shorts II: Best Kept Secrets by Durham Editing and E-books.
Dead Kid Driving
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jenna is a teenage driver who is about to run out of luck - until she meets a stranger who is determined to save her life. They are on the road to learn the art and science of precision driving, but the side roads are full of lessons about life and love in suburban Atlanta.
Beyond Parallel
Price: Free! Words: 69,600. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
ONE BOY. ONE GIRL. ONE INSIGNIFICANT MOMENT THAT CHANGES THEIR LIVES FOREVER. Bella and Clark are two young twenty-somethings, finding themselves in a chaotic and crazy world. One craves love; the other avoids it. Will they find one another, or will a single what-if moment mean they never meet?
The Art of Raising Hell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“There are some people that walk around on two feet and others like me that run on all four.” To most people, that’s a bold statement. I just wish I’d been the one to say it, but I wasn’t. In fact, until a few days ago, I wasn’t even sure what it meant.
The Mascot
Price: Free! Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A young girl from a troubled family shares a love of baseball with her uncle. This is a short story of approximately 4400 words.
Weekend Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,840. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When socially inept day dreamer Ken Logan leaves the comfort of home for a weekend, accompanied only by a photo of his deceased Grandfather, he creates mayhem in the lives of everyone he meets, including himself.