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Life is a Parallel Universe
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You set the price! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This tale takes place in the suburbs of Newcastle beginning in the 1980s, where we meet three girls who begin their first day at school together in the same time and place. Their lives, however, will be lived and experienced very differently.
Voice of the Mute Tales, Volume 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
The three stories in this collection, told in first person from the viewpoint of Esteban, a young boy growing up in Communist Cuba, are semi-autobiographical. They draw from painful and happy experiences of my own childhood, before my family and I were able to immigrate to the United States, that land of Ham and Coke we dreamed about.
Sixteen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What's it like to lose your father at 16 or fall for a man 16 years your senior? Lose your innocence to sin or gain strength through weakness? Sixteen brings together 16 vignettes of experiences in love and loss. Part fiction, part not, the anthology collects the truths of what it means to love and lose, want and wonder…how we are never the same once everything changes.
Bound by Blood (MT, #1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,000. Language: American English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Oli believes he is doomed to a life of responsibility and back-breaking labor, until he stumbles upon an opportunity that will improve his life and the lives of his family. Nattily/Rain has always been privileged, but that doesn't mean her life has been easy.
Sweet Dance Of Awakening
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
A kiss is not always just a kiss; sometimes it lingers as a lovely, haunting memory.
Kitty Itty And The Seawall Broke
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A novella, about 9,000 words. Jonny lives with his mom on the hardscrabble coast of North Carolina. The old coast is underwater -- Jonny's dad makes a living diving to salvage valuables from drowned towns, rarely home. It's a hard life. When Jonny rescues Kitty Itty he learns a bit about responsibility and caring, but the coming hurricane Xerxes may teach them both some harder lessons.
After School
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Sometimes the Lessons Don’t End When the Dismissal Bell Rings! When Dayana Forbes finds her introverted classmate Caleb in the aftermath of a brutal attack by another student, her view of her school as a safe haven is left shattered in smears of blood.
Literature Help: Demian
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 110 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 296. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story is set against the backdrop of the First World War. It was the time of death and destruction. The novel very intelligently deals with the problem and experience of change.
Coffee, and a Dance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
James is a dancer struggling to determine the nature of his artistic aspirations.
Finding Creatures
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bernadette is a lonely little girl...until she meets Angel, a horse nobody else can see, a friend like she has never known before. But is she really the only one who can see Angel? Is she really Angel's only friend?
Silence of the Imbeciles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's tough being a kid--especially a kid with magical powers that now regrets having cast the spell that turned everyone he knows into an imbecile. But that's life for 14-year-old Frankie Turnbull. Now he wants to correct his mistake. But how, when those he's trying to help keeping stupidly interfering? Frankie's options dwindle, as does his patience, until ultimately just one solution remains.
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 Drive
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Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It's always been routine but it never felt like it. Every year, there was always something - a moment, an emotion, a phrase, or even a word that distinguished one year from another. Now, after more than fifty years, I could still vividly remember every little detail of each year from the way her skirt spun whenever she danced all the way to how her eyes shone whenever she looked at me. This year..
Who We Once Were
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"Scarlett Emit's life changed the moment Uncle Luke came down Carriage Street."
Nobody Likes a Quitter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All his life, Ben played football. Till one day he decides to, quite simply, up sticks and do something else. Give something else a try. But what will his best friend think? A story of friendship and hidden depths. Nobody Likes a Quitter: A Short Story.
Judith the Obscure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Judith Nussbaum just woke up to find fifty thousand, Italian honneybees nesting in her hemlock tree, and all the diazepam in the universe won't make the swarm go away.
Cheery Red
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You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Literature Companion: The Virgin Suicides
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 90 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 273. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story revolves around the lives of five sisters, the Lisbon girls. The people living in their community are quite fascinated by the acts of these five sisters because they can’t explain for their acts.
Bllleeeggghhh!
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You set the price! Words: 2,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The tale of a young girl with a devious plan to skip out on an important test.
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.