Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Movement: A Short Story about Autism in the Future
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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This story was nominated for the 2011 Hugo and Nebula awards. When her concerned parents investigate a neurological treatment that could change her life forever, Hannah must decide who she really is -- and who she wishes to become. Originally published in the March 2011 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.
The Tent
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A young photographer gets a glimpse of an unfamiliar world. 1900 words
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...
Short Story - Marble City Gold
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
National Award-Winning short story in which Whispering Jack tells how Riddles O'Reilly took him on an Irish Mystery Tour.
When We Escape- A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"I'm getting married and I'm only nineteen. Oh, and by the way, I'm pregnant." These are the thoughts of MiKayla as she awaits the final moments until she has to say "I do." She's frightened about what the future could possibly hold, and is wondering if it's too late to back out and say "I don't."
Oil On Troubled Waters
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Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Communication becomes so hard in the teenage years. Families can fall apart over misunderstandings. If only we could all learn to listen to each other.
Picking Blueberries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A powerfully evocative portrait of an alternative community in the early 1970s, told with a child's-eye simplicity by a young resident. Short fiction from an author whose work has been described by World Fantasy Award-winner Jeff VanderMeer as "Rapacious, intelligent and witty".
The Winds Of Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
With a significant birthday looming, Mary finds the courage to leave the past behind and seek her own fulfilment.
Jesse's Girl
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Price: Free! Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jesse spends far more time fantasizing about girls than interacting with them in real life. When a girl in his chemistry class catches his imagination, he’s determined to do something about it. In between his schoolwork, hanging out with friends, and an unusual part-time job, he musters the courage to talk to her. But his newfound infatuation has a past he hadn’t counted on.
Kleenex Wonder Girl
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Gelastic Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Michael carries a secret torch for the girl of his dreams. A cruel joke at her expense provokes him to violence. That impetuous act surprises no one more than Michael, and threatens to destroy his relationships with friends and family. Worse, it exposes his feelings for her to the one person he most fears discovering the truth--
Growing up in Rural America in the 1940's and 1950's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,180. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Experience what it was like growing up in America during the 40's and 50's. Relive the Christmas of 1949 in small town America, a story which is sure to become a classic. Experience a Saturday visit to the small Georgia town of Garfield in 1949. Follow along with the Author through 22 heart warming chapters. You will laugh, then cry, then roll with laughter again.
Just Hanah
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 50 published works, novels & short pieces. Just Hanah is a re-released fantasy story originally published in Fantastic Companions: Young Hanah and her brace dog Sharlie are part of the team that keep her community safe—but Sharlie's inability to complete the bond between them jeopardizes both their home and their lives . Or so Hanah thinks...
Kitchi's Courage
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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Kitchi, a fledgling osprey, is afraid of the water and therefore, cannot fish for himself. An inspirational story about finding courage through appreciation of joy and beauty, family bonds, and understanding of the life force in us all.
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
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Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
Shortcut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Lacey decides to warn Catrine that she's in danger from Will Brennerman, even though she's risking her own uncertain social status in eighth grade. She'll do it even though she doesn't even like Catrine, or the pack of serious losers Catrine has gathered around her ...
War Game
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jo and Lije were secret friends, talking at night from their windows across three feet of alley. It wasn't a big secret, their friendship. It was a little secret, something pleasant, but not really important. Until all the kids in the neighborhood joined forces to play a war game. Jo's war game.
The Great Shark Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As if battling a fifteen-foot Great White Shark off the coast of Northern California wasn't enough, Jack McClure must fend off his marine biologist friend who is hitting on the girl of his dreams. Will Jack find his voice in time to land the shark and the girl?
Spider and I: The Story of a Boy and His Vampire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jack wants nothing more than a normal life after his parents' untimely deaths. He bounces from foster home to foster home, haunted at each stop by a monster he thinks of only as "the shadow man". As Jack grows older, he learns "the shadow man" isn't the only monster in his life...
How I Come to Know
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ten-year old Rex can’t contain his curiosity about grown-up ways. After stumbling upon his married aunt engaged in a backseat ‘wrestling match’ with a man not her husband, he innocently shares the information with another family member and quickly ‘comes to know’ that being too inquisitive can be downright risky, not to mention embarrassing.
The Connexion of Khayaddi Cura
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
One day, Draxar and Gracie Cura decided to try for one last child. What they hatched is a male they named Khayaddi Khospir. They decided to raise this child themselves, instead of a foreign crown. They really did this because they had to hide him and they did successfully for many years until he came of age and decided that did until he came of age and wanted to face them himself.