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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.
Tales From A Tiny Thai Table
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Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The night before the morning after. Can this small Thai restaurant be the setting to a monumental moment in four peoples lives? Each person has their own story and an entire life ahead of them. But is something about to happen that will change their lives forever? These four young twenty-something’s aren’t aware, but their futures hang in the balance.
Summer
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Price: Free! Words: 164,820. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Summer is a time for love, sorrow, joy and pain – but mostly, it is a time for change. Summer is the season from which all memories flow. For Maggie and Peter, the summer of 1968 is one that changed their lives forever. For Jenny and Tom, the summer of 1979 is the one that will be remembered most. Two couples - one married the other childhood friends - separated by years, but inexorably linked.
Know Not Why: A Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Howie gets a job at a hokey arts ‘n crafts store to meet girls. Instead, he meets Arthur. Sure, Arthur is smart and charming and has distractingly magnificent eyelashes, but there’s no getting away from one troublesome fact: he’s a dude. And Howie, who’s spent the past twenty-two years being strictly unexceptional, isn’t about to shake up his whole (mediocre) existence now. ... Right?
Benjamin and Mariah
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011 by Glair Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A sweet story about a man and his most unusual friend.
Taken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Epi Martin was an intelligent young girl on the cusp of becoming a mature woman. She enjoyed the nearly unquestioning trust of her mother and the devoted attention of Alfredo, the young man whom she loved and who in turn was entirely taken with her special charms. The future seemed safe and quite certain, until one day of irrevocable change. A short story. (May be unsuitable for some readers.)
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.
EyeLeash: A Blog Novel (teenage memoir)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Jade Ashton is a sassy virgin. In her blog, she vents about "fitting in" a superficial world. Suddenly all logic flies out the window when she meets Novan: the former geek, who's morphed into a delicious songwriter-musician. EyeLeash captures self-discovery in the 2000s, and showcases the intricate drama in two youths' relentless search for themselves--and what's really in their hearts.
The Jensens
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Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A young girl finds an inspiring book at a garage sale where an older man is selling the things of his recently deceased wife. A short story.
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.
The Harvest of Reason
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
Severed Hearts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Julie Blanton's dream is realized when shy Johnny Michaels all but professes his love. But, when he enlists two days later without so much as a goodbye, her world crashes. Johnny has loved Julie since high school. But before he can muster the courage to ask for a real date, he overhears words that cut to the core. Humiliation drives him to make a rash decision. Will it cost him Julie's love?
All the Courses Run (An Equine Tale)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Anna Grant enters the world of show jumping, her dreams are crushed by a sinister man who brings out the darkness in her own soul.
My Indian Queen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?
Dreams in the Medina
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Written in the Stars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Believers of fate, destiny, whatever, say that there are many paths to your one final destination. No matter what choices you make you will always end up right where you are supposed to be. Well I guess I took the road less traveled because God knows I’m broken, bruised, and damaged.
Blind Sight (The Celadon Circle)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
We all have our demons. No one knows this better than Jordan Bailey. At an age when most girls are dating, going to parties, and planning for college, Jordan spends her time studying ancient lore, cleaning weapons, and keeping humanity safe from evil. It's hard to plan a future when you aren't promised tomorrow...
I Can Do Anything
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Snipe Hunting
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
Fall Leaves and the Black Dragon
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Price: $0.99 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.