Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Flowers on Concrete
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In Flowers on Concrete, a contemporary novel, Trey emerges from isolation and fantasy, loaded with quirks, to experience friendship with Sean and with Angela, his ex-pretend-girlfriend.
Forgiven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,990. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Richard meets the love of his life, before leaving New Zealand to fight the Boers, but once in South Africa he becomes part of a team to hunt down a notorious anarchist and is drawn down a trail of misadventure and murder that is left unresolved; until he must protect a beautiful woman and meets his nemesis face to face. Forgiven is set in the English colonies of New Zealand and South Africa .
Another Night, Another Occasion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Butterly feels that oddest of emotions on the night he meets his girlfriend’s parents: Optimism. He knows that meeting-the-parents plays into a nightmarish stereotype. Made out to be much worse than reality suggests. Surely? A story which explores that most uncomfortable of moments, and how badly wrong it really can go. Another Night, Another Occasion: A Short Story.
The Search For Ethan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An evening’s hallucinogenic experimentation ends in tragedy for two young friends, propelling them on a darkly comic search for redemption. (contains swearing, and some drug references)
Turnabout
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Growing up, Steve was Stella's best friend, until Trish came along. Now Steve is engaged to Trish and both are off to separate colleges. Is turnabout fair play?
Saffron
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Marion Churchman, code name SAFFRON, is an assassin employed by the vengeance goddess Nemesis. She may have been trained by an elite academy and rubbed elbows with immortals for five years, but it’s not her dream job. Sent on a particularly tough run, Saffron has no idea that she herself is being stalked, and her life is in danger. She’s not as invincible as Nemesis makes her feel.
এলভিস ও অমলাসুন্দরী
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: Bengali. Published: July 4, 2014 by Bookpocket Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
দু’জনেই বুড়ো হয়ে গিয়েছে। জরা গ্রাস করেছে দু’জনকেই । বাড়ীটার পলেস্তারা খসে গেছে জায়গায় জায়গায়। অনেক আগেই ধুয়ে গিয়েছে রঙ। সামান্য যেটুকু আছে তাতেও ভাগ বসিয়েছে আগাছার শিকড়। দোতলার বারান্দা খসে গেছে, খসে গেছে কার্নিশ। তবু দাঁড়িয়ে আছে। বহু প্রাচীন ইতিহাসের মত। রোদ বৃষ্টির দাগ শরীরে নিয়ে।
Gulabi
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The fictitious storyline revolving around two characters Monty (the psychotic part) and Virginia (the non psychotic part). The boundary between the two is permeable. Monty conjures up ‘Gulabi’, following his abrupt separation from his long time partner, while Virginia, having suffered from a personal loss sets out to follow her lifelong aspiration to travel the world.
Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Bridge Ices Before Road by S. Rose
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,620. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bildungsroman/Literary Fiction: The year is 1970. In a blue-collar suburb of Boston, two eleven year-old Catholic girls struggle to come of age in a culture still very much dominated by men. Told in the first person voice of a young girl, the novel explores familial upheavals surrounding race relations and the changing roles of women, as well as the far reaching damage done by a pedophile priest.
Shine Your Eye
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Seni's older brother, Dele meets an attractive young woman on campus. Her name is Veronica. As Seni becomes acquainted with more details of Veronica, she believes that this woman is not who Dele thinks she is. Will her stubborn brother take his sister's advice or learn the hard way that a woman's intuition is often right?
Jessica Gets Lucky
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Price: Free! Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jessica is fifteen, and about to embark on an adventure with her beloved journalist dad that will lead her to the doorstep of immortality itself. But wouldn’t you know – it’s complicated. JESSICA GETS LUCKY is a coming of age Fantasy Adventure novel.
The Damnable Legacy of a Minister's Wife
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A mid-life mountaineer regrets the decision she made thirty years ago to place her daughter for adoption. The biological granddaughter she’s never known desperately searches for a safe and loving home. And a minister’s wife with terminal cancer designs a plan to bring them together.
The Divine Dantes: Paella in Purgatory
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Series: Divine Dantes Infernal Trilogy, Infernal Trilogy #2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Book 2 of The Divine Dantes's Infernal Trilogy finds Eddie and Virgil in Barcelona, Spain. Eddie, the young rocker with an active mind, thinks they are there to get on a cruise. Virgil, however, has tricked Eddie and arranged for Bea to secretly meet them. Meantime, Virg and Eddie visit famous Barcelona landmarks as Eddie adds his trademark commentary. Will Eddie get back with Bea and rock on?
The Artist's Loving Hand
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It’s dark and grim in here – can you see? I cannot but I’d like you to look... His obsessions scare me. His darkness frightens me. He is so very young but so alone. I don’t understand him. I can’t reach him. Nothing inside his soul makes sense but I can hear it screaming. A woman – the Woman – perhaps there is hope for the darkness in his heart.
The Orange & Blue Drive-In
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“The Orange & Blue Drive-In touches on a lot of big issues—class and coming of age and small town America in the 60s—with care and sophistication. It is beautifully written with a strong yet quiet line.” —Juliana Spahr, winner of the Hardison Poetry Prize, and author of eight volumes of poetry
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX - Falling for a Kiss
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Series: Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the FlashbackX series, Tilly and Elmer, a Midwestern couple in their sixties, reminisce about their awkward but passionate high school romance. Elmer knew that tradition required him to kiss Tilly on the third date. He wanted to, but when he found her dressed as a vampire for the Halloween dance, his well rehearsed strategy took a scary turn. They're still laughing about it fifty years later.
Four Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The first short story collection from Matthew Wayne Selznick focuses on revelations of clarity and epiphanies of character in the face of emotional challenges. Also included are brief essays exploring the formative experiences and memories that inspired each short story, making this collection Matthew Wayne Selznick's most personal creative work to date.
Refuge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Stoked Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Zee must remember who she is, and learn to deal with what life has handed her, as well as the consequences of the choices she's made.