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Brewskies for the Horses
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Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A warm and funny coming of age story about a young woman and her love for horses. April has spent her life with the best of everything but her world is turned upside down. What April finds is her place in the world and the ability to do what she enjoys.
Small Town Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
A Chicken in the Outhouse
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Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Opp, Alabama, in 1937, was a boring place in the summer for a ten year old boy. Opp was short for Opportunity, a sad contradiction for a town that never developed beyond a series of small farms and ranches. But it was fertile ground for a kid with imagination and time on his hands, and young Billy Stacy had an abundance of both. And it would soon land him in trouble.
Taken Back
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Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Taken Back" is a short story from the perspective of a young man who suddenly finds himself drafted into the Vietnam War. He finds himself struggling to come to terms with his fears and discovering what "home" really is.
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
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Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
The Hands of God
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Series: Women of Power, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
How Would You Live If You Lost Your Hands? Could you feed yourself? Clean yourself? What about opening a door? How would you dress yourself, or tie your shoes? Would everyone you ever loved consider you a freak? A monster? Pamela Ruka knows the answers to these questions, and more. When she was six years old, she lost her hands in the accident that claimed her mother’s life.
Don't Tell.
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Short Story. A brutally honest portrayal of what happens when Susanna - a young girl in Samoa - is sexually abused and everyone she turns to for help fails her. Again and again. A powerful and moving story that highlights a cruelly common problem facing many young people in Samoa today.
Abused - A Daughter's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Emily Miller knew her life was about to change forever the day her mother said, "I'm pregnant." She'd hear those words again and again--and with every pregnancy Emily's father changed from bad to worse. For years the Miller family suffered through his rages. It took a terrible loss for the family to regroup, and all the love Emily can muster to save her siblings.
Sacrifices
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the Etruscan city of Cisra, the boy Karkana sacrifices his prize possession to help a prisoner of war. But the true implications of his act won't be felt till years later.
But I wasn´t
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2010 by Favourite Colours. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
"But I Wasn’t" is the touching story of a boy who has been given the task of walking his little sister to school. He finds it hard to combine his big boy image with the job at hand. He can’t see the end of the misery either.
My favorite sin: Alternate Version 1
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
for Sandalphon The first kiss is always the sweetest. And the most sinful? In case you are wondering who is that yummy guy in the photo, that is MEEEEE! =P yes, it's unbelievable but a young gay Filipino writer as sexy as that really exists =P
The Second Fly Caster: Fatherhood, Recovery and an Unforgettable Tournament
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 12 reviews)
Erik is proud that his father is a great fly caster, but then an unexpected outcome of a casting tournament leaves Erik questioning what once seemed to be only a sport. Years later, these questions deepen when Erik’s ideals are crushed by war. He struggles with his demons, until a discovery leads him to new meanings of fly casting. Through their prism, Erik sees the world in a forgiving light.
The End of the Circus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Boy meets girl after dark, at the conclusion of the circus... for a rendezvous both bitter and sweet.
Del
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Del, a young city gardener, must rely on a simple good nature to deal with thorns botanical and human. By the author of The Mighty Roman and the short story "Lawrence."
Harajuku (+)
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Price: Free! Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ritchie Ufuo, recent graduate of a Pennsylvania university, moves to Tokyo where he runs into the champagne-and-cocaine Soren Soutern. The louche, high-spending, high-octane group of Japan expats introduce a new world to him, but at what cost and to what outcome? Japan around the turn of the century, with ecstasy and cocaine flowing, and the future apparently limitless...
Slocomb's Pond
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Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Slocomb's Pond has a bad reputation. Some people have returned from it with tales of hideous creatures living beneath its placid waters. Others have not returned at all. This is the story of four boys who, one winter night, decide to tempt Fate at Slocomb's Pond, and who are caught most unaware when Fate takes them up on their wager.
De Thuiskomst van Kris Custers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: Dutch. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
'Het was het jaar dat iedereen werk vond, zelfs Nancy en ik hadden een baan.' Dit is het verhaal van Veerle Custers, 17 jaar. Wanneer haar broer, Kris, na anderhalf jaar gevangenis vrijkomt, willen zijn ouders hem niet meer zien. Veerle is te jong om voor zichzelf te zorgen, toch ontfermt ze zich over hem.
Jack Baron
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Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this nostalgic romance short story, a teenager growing up in a small town in the late 60's is introduced to love with the tomboy he's grown up with and a bond with a neighborhood tough soon to be drafted. With his life twisting in directions he never saw coming, he finally unlocks a mystery that will forever change his life and leave him with a choice that he may always regret.
Liqueur de la Succession
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Price: Free! Words: 85,900. Language: French. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Que feriez-vous si on vous retirait de votre famille, si on détruisait vos rêves et vous ôtait votre paix? L'accepteriez-vous, ou voudriez-vous vous venger? Pour Fioréat, la réponse est facile: il ne s'arrêtera pas avant que celle qui est responsable de son malheur n'ait payé.
How To Be a Homeless Frenchman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
How To Be a Homeless Frenchman tells a tale of two countries, France and the US, bound together in weird and wonderful ways by war, music, and the love of good cheese. Surprising, lyrical, and laugh-out-loud funny, How To Be a Homeless Frenchman is an exploration of just how much happiness can be found in being a smelly Frenchman on a sunny day.