Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Quarry
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Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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Forty years ago, forty feet in the air, a quandary ... and a good friend.
Butterfly Jar
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
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With all the rhythm, poetry, and pain of a Black girl's childhood in South Central LA, Jalondra Davis tells the story of Tanis Sutton, who dreams of having happy parents, straight hair, and an ice-cream colored house on the west side of town. In this coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the LA 92 riots, Tanis struggles with first boyfriends, schoolyard cliques, and family secrets.
Love & Darts
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Series: On Impulse, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors
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2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award Entry of Note Honorable Mention at the 2012 Paris Book Festival You'll be entranced by these twenty-four stories as Nath Jones finds her way into this fun and biting life. She does not shy away from mortality but conducts you from the kaleidoscopic moment when a toddler loses her innocence to the last breath an old man takes in a rowboat at sunrise.
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
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A short story of friends, shoplifting, beer, and one very long night in a new town.
The Way to Nowhere
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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After his grandfather passed away, fearing he has lost the only person who cared about him, young Raymond attempts to traverse North to find his grandfather's soul.
The Forty Watt Flowers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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All Trisha wants to do is create something meaningful. Since she's living in Athens, Georgia, she finds four other women and The Forty Watt Flowers are formed. From the jock atmosphere of the garage where they rehearse to the beer-soaked bars where they gig, five young women struggle to find sanity in the mess of notes they try to play and the hiccups of their lives.
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
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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.
Love in the A Shau
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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Blue collar charity case Daniel faces certain failure at an elite men's college and waning attention from his new wealthy girlfriend Colleen. Daniel volunteers for the army and struggles to get out of South Vietnam's A Shau Valley alive while Colleen loses respect for her silver spoon. Daniel and Colleen fight society's prejudices to find themselves and more in the turbulent culture of the 1960s.
Drawing Breath
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,160. Language: American English. Published: October 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Art teacher Daniel Benedetto has cystic fibrosis. When he takes on Caitlin as a private student, the teen painter watches in torment as other people, mostly women, treat Daniel like a freak because of his condition. To Caitlin, Daniel is not a disease, not someone to pity. He’s a friend. And her first real crush. Convinced one of those women is about to hurt him, Caitlin makes a very bad decision.
My Bahamian Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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An eighth grader falls for a mysterious green eyed Bahamian girl, while vacationing with his family on a cruise ship. The only problem? She has a slightly strange hobby: voodoo. Ted absolves to rid himself of her “love spell”, and learns a few things about growing up and becoming a man.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
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Price: Free! Words: 117,440. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the revered and aloof coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
The Watch
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Eleven-year-old Angel is trying to maneuver her increasingly messy childhood. Her mother's husband hunting, the nuns at school are mean; there's a steady stream of potential new step-parents. There's also her father, Ray. He's an awful parent, but Angel holds out hope that he'll change. The hope grows stronger when he hints of buying her a special gift, one that could transform her entire life.
The Drifters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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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.
Falling (Bits and Pieces, Book 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 125,100. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
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How would the course of your life change if someone new sat next to you? Meet Liz. She’s sixteen, the daughter of immigrant parents, doesn’t fit in at home and hides in plain sight in school. She’s an outsider until she’s rescued by an unlikely friendship that changes her life.
A Happy Accident
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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American musician Bobby Carter moved to Manchester, England with one objective—to become a major player in the postpunk scene of the late Seventies. Soon, he will find that his love of music and love of a feisty, beautiful English waitress will meet head on. Set to the lyrical soundtrack of the 60s and 70s, A Happy Accident is a story of love and choice that transcends the ages.
Following Moira: Indigo Fragment
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Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Midnight Baseball
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
Intersections: A Convoluted Romance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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When two five-year-olds -- Richard and Wanda -- square off on the sidewalk, little do they know that they have both taken the first step on their roads of life. Wanda's road winds through the squalid world of cheap sensuality and the sex industry; Richard's passes through the sleazy realm of corporate politics. Both these roads are destined to intersect and eventually merge.
Scared of My Own Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Lowell Hyde battles many obstacles in his young life: a brain injury, debilitating fears, loneliness—but most of all, extreme survivor guilt. It should have been him, not his mother, who died on the day of his birth. Lowell knows this… And his father won’t let him forget. Despite all this, Lowell is determined to create a lasting legacy that honors his beloved mother.
Spilled Coffee
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Benjamin Hughes is on a mission. He has just bought back the New Hampshire lake cottage his family lost eighteen summers ago, in 1969, just before he turned fourteen. For the next 24 hours, he has committed himself to relive the summer when his life blew apart.