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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.
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
Grown Fast and Hard
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Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.
the Conversation
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Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Summer 1967, in "The Sticks" — the rural backwater of Reedville, Arkansas. On one bright summer morning, in 1967, when five year old Deborah Yvonne Davis spent the day with her beloved grandmother, she unknowingly embedded the sweet essence of this special woman within her consciousness. And she would not forget her nor the “gifts” her beloved Gram D’Lena (Grandma Magdalena) gave her, ever.
Aurius
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,260. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by Brain Lag. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What starts as a young man's adventure of a lifetime soon becomes the most humbling experience he's ever had. Fighting for his very life, fighting fate, trying to grasp the foreign aspects of a strangely familiar land, and taking on a quest that will affect the entire world are just the beginning. And as months pass, he starts to long for something he never expected--home.
Where We Are: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story of friends, shoplifting, beer, and one very long night in a new town.
In Our Midst
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanton, Indiana, in 1990, is a town in which people love their kids, joke with their mayor, attend church, and support the Wood Carving Festival. But, one boy is growing up with a secret that he unknowingly shares with another son of the community, a soldier in the Korean War who died the day he came home.
Letter to Jenny
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A belated letter to a best friend.
King Jimmy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
Sisters
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Price: Free! Words: 81,640. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
At 16, Charlotte Jefferson was an illiterate runaway. Rescued by a stranger, she was placed in an orphanage run by nuns, where she worked in the kitchen. At 18, she joined the convent. A few years later, against her wishes, the community elected her to be its mother superior. As the decades pass, Charlotte goes to extraordinary lengths to care for the aging members of her community.
The Art of Letting Go
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
For eighteen years, Camille has watched her son, Michael, grow up and has loved him more than anyone else. Now, when Michael joins the army, she must learn to let him go, even if it hurts.
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.
Paper Ghosts
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Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
There are stories of love, stories of loss. Stories you wouldn't think are real, and yet they are, of course they are, because the people who lived them are here to tell them. Stories of letting go, stories of moving on. Stories of second chances. Stories of people looking for something.Ghost stories, caught on paper to be real.
Fall Leaves and the Black Dragon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Liam’s formative years were far from normal. When he was six, there was a huge fire that involved his childhood friend. This horrific past won’t leave him alone. Literally. Demons want him dead. Voices beckon to him in the night. To try and end this nightmare life, this dark coming of age journey reveals a truth more horrifying than the huge fire Liam lived through as a child.
A conversation with God-Unlocking the Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“You are a soul & Your Father is Supreme Soul. Now He has come on Earth-To destroy this old age & to lay the foundation of a new Golden age.”  
The Tent
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young photographer gets a glimpse of an unfamiliar world. 1900 words
That Mouse Is High
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
A father frantically prepares for his daughter's birthday party only to come across a stumbling block that threatens to ruin the day. A short story by Scott Semegran.
Ironic Diatribe: Tired
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Kimichee. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Four childhood friends and their families as they battle the horrors of teenager-hood and life.
Cursed
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Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Long before 'That 70's Show', there was the 70's. And the kids living then were no different from those living now. Lighter on technology, perhaps, as Facebook was a phone in a bedroom and the internet was a thousand books at the library. But the age-old need to be known and belong was the same; a battle fought amidst pimples and peer pressure. Some seemed to sail above it all. Or so we thought.
Momma Said Never Date Bi-Polar Alcoholic Divorcees
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Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Urban post-postmodern poems from the avant-pop, avant-porn school of iconoclast literature...