Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Too Old To Play
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Thirteen year old Danny Tompkins must deal with his mother's death, but on the day of the funeral people keep coming to his house, and seem to be partying. As he retreated to his bedroom, he couldn't understand why those adults behaved as they did, or why his younger cousins just kept playing. So he "hid" and fumed. Years later, the adult Daniel relives those memories, and writes about them.
Satan Like Spam
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,130. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Yellowplume Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Alex told Rae that he was sent to earth to keep her safe…to protect her. There's no question that his presence was a gift from God, a miracle. Alex’s strength has healed Rae time and time again, but is he strong enough to heal her heart? Is his love enough to fill the emptiness that Rae has been hiding for years?
Fate, Friendship and Grace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictional journey that is truly an American adventure story. Unlikely friends challenged through fate discover personal faith. A romantic coming of age story that reminds us of the lasting value of friendship and our enduring search for grace.
Comeback Road: A Rock and Roll Adventure
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Comeback Road is loaded with beers, bars, and guitars. Terry is a washed-up rock musician looking to get his career back on track. He finds a few young players to back him up, and in no time he's in a van, crossing the continent on a tour full of drinking, fighting, falling in love, and breaking up bands. A hilarious look at the hard-luck heroes of rock, Comeback Road is endlessly entertaining.
Main Street
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Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I’m walking down the street today because I don’t have anything better to do. The thick air of the city pulsates with its each breath, the trodden gray of the sidewalk undulates and retires with each step, my shoes raindrops in shimmering pools of concrete. One empty face slides past and then another, multitude and diversity swirls by, overwhelming, unfathomable, humanity embracing facsimile . .
The Drifters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
The morning after her high school graduation, a suburbanite finds her plans for the future threatened by a careless but egregious crime. Instead of heading off for a university experience with all her friends, she enters the bizarre purgatory that is community college, where a trio of aimless but talented artists and musicians take her under their wing.
Small Fish Big Fish - The Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,840. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
17-year-old Stephen McBride is a small fish who doesn’t much like the pond he’s in, but when he finds a £10 note, he thinks his luck is about to change. Sometimes fortune smiles on you, but at other times that same smile turns out to be a mask hiding something nasty. When he leaves the shop, Stephen’s life spins out of control and he finds himself in a shadow world of criminality and deception.
Punahou BLues: THE LOST CHAPTERS (The Punahou Carnival Haunted House)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This chapter was not included in the original PUNAHOU BLUES book because the publisher felt it cut against the loner persona of the main character. We disagree. It helps round out his character by showing him constructing friendships while building and designing the Haunted House for the school carnival.
Stream Runner, Book 1 of Dunsmuir Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Leif Collins grew up in Dunsmuir not believing in watches or clocks. Instead he believed in trout fishing and swimming with his friends, Sanchez and Dunnigan. He plans to be a writer when he’s grown but, until then, he must gather experiences. The setting is clean and country-fresh with a look back at the early 1940's and includes some lyrical images and home-grown relationships.
Conversations With Verbs of Prey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is not always what we expect. Your vision and what is doesn’t always align. Do you fold into yourself and let your wishing get the best of you? Or do you look around and find that friend? Conversations With Verbs of Prey is Connor Nicolas’ latest short story exploring loneliness and how the need for connection causes one woman to exchange in dialog with an inanimate object.
An Elite Journey
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by David C. Lowe. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Abigail Jane is a girl never gives up. No matter what life throws her way.
Quarter Life Crisis: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,870. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Sean, 25. Meet Lauren, 24. Up until now, neither one of them has had a clue what they were doing with their lives. After tonight...they still won't.
Minor Snobs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Minor Snobs is a portrait of a new generation coming of age in the 21st century. Pulsating with the rhythms of contemporary America, it is the story of competing dreams colliding in a chronicle of youth. Set in Chicago, Minor Snobs follows the story of Tom Sanders as he becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy, hate and love, violence and passion, and hope and despair.
The Kaserne
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,620. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Daddy? What did you do during The Eternal Cold War?” In the tradition of MASH and Catch-22, The Kaserne answers that question on behalf of several ten-millions who served abroad in this vividly realistic story of soldiers, civilians, men and women, Americans and Germans on a small forlornly threadbare US Army base in Germany.
To Be Ordinary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,590. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Archie attended college as far away from his father as he could go. He wanted to be ordinary like his friends. His father was pushing him to be who he was born to be. When he meets Erica, two worlds collide as Archie struggles to reconcile who he wants to be with who he should be. When the time comes, can he make the right choice? What will Erica choose?
Choices Made: Fathers and Sons
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Series: Choices Made, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(Book 2) After three years on the streets, Jamy MacGregor-aka: Lord Chance, tries to break free of his past to find a relationship with his biological father whom he has never met. Ideological dreams of family presses him toward a man who sees him as 'white trash'. Facing trauma, betrayal, and grave disappointment, Jamy wades through his ideas of family to make a demanding choice. Should he stay?
Valley of Steel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
coming of age tale of growing up in the favelas/slums of Brasil.
La château du prince de Polignac
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Classics
Nouvelle écrite en 1859 et située au Puy-en-Velay, elle relate les amours tumultueuses de deux amants d’un certain âge. Trollope avait par la force des choses beaucoup voyagé en Europe dans sa jeunesse, ses parents ayant dû s’exiler à Bruxelles pour fuir leurs créditeurs, et il parlait assez couramment plusieurs langues, dont le français.
Shame, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The neighbors were tolerant and intrigued by my mother. Even when she and my father were standing in the front yard yelling and swearing at each other, they would look the other way and still smile at my mother when they passed her on the street the next day.
Motivational Stories: Part Eleven
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Series: Motivational Stories, Book 11. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.