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Letter to Tanja
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story spiraling with dream-like characters in a shadowy love tale.
Love Lessons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Cartoonist, Grace Bennett is given the mandate to take her comic strip from the satirical side of dating to the magical moments between a couple in love, she enlists the help of her best friend. Except one kiss later has Grace doubting the wisdom in bringing Nate into the mix, while Nate is more determined than ever to show Gracie that with love, anything is possible.
The Things I Prefer To Be Forgotten
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Things I Prefer to Be Forgotten is an intimate and humorous portrait of two promising young men's struggle to find their place in an unpredictable world. As it reaches its conclusion, readers will be compelled to contemplate anew why the seemingly invincible fall from grace when they appear to have it all.
The Jonathan Gray Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by The Mantle. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bullies are common across all cultures... and so are heroes, as this short story by Dango Mkandawire (Malawi) reveals.
Zappa's Mam's a Slapper
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: British English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mandrill Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A bittersweet story of love, loss and one young man's refusal to accept what life offers.
Page-Turner
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,420. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The humdrum life of Darcy Platt soon changes and the bookstore of her dreams becomes a portal to a place of magic where she finds herself relishing in a life of apparent simplicity. But there is something lurking beneath the glossy surface and all is not as it seems to be. And she soon finds out she isn't the only one keeping secrets.
The Red Road
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Honor student Emma knows college is the only way out of her gang-ridden hometown, but her parents can't afford it. When her dad lands a job in East Malo Verde, gang members threaten his job and his life. When the unthinkable happens, Emma must decide what's more important: doing what's expected, or doing what she feels is right . . . even if it leads her down a dark and dangerous path of revenge.
Of Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is the story of a young group of boys who encounter the typical trials of adolescence. However, two rival groups find themselves on opposite ends of what amounts to a blood feud set in an otherwise safe, suburban life. They ultimately come to realize that they are collectively and individually both part of an age-old story of conflict, and the final destination of hatred.
Alessandra (#1, Omega Beginnings Miniseries)
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Series: Omega Beginnings Miniseries. Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Five-year-old Alessandra is obsessed with Disney movies, tea parties and wants a real birthday party for once in her life. But normal kids don’t bring their toys to life for afternoon tea or see the colorful threads of magic and energy clinging to everything around them. On her sixth birthday, Alessandra begins to learn the truth. She’s special, and the men in the black van are coming for her.
The Hunter, The Dragon And The Smokey Mountain Angel Book 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,350. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is the complete Book 1 When a severely injured soldier returns home from the war, she finds her toughest battle has only just begun. Her son and ex-husband are missing along with all of her savings.
Crack in the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
The Wichita Kid: A Caddie's Story
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
The Wichita Kid is a coming-of-age novel about golf, friendship, and family. Kevin is a fatherless 12 year-old boy, who's just moved from Kansas to the "big city" of Cleveland, OH. To help support his mother and himself, Kevin finds a job as a caddie at a local country club. This story is both humorous and touching as it involves the struggles that many of us have faced as we march into adulthood.
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.
My Back Pages
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Have you ever wished for the summer to end? This was the summer that broke America's back, a time of passion, promise and destruction: the summer of 1968. My Back Pages is the story of Del Turner and his family as they live through this hot summer of change. Against the backdrop of the assassination of Robert Kennedy, student riots and deadly fighting in Vietnam, Del's world is blown apart.
Jacmuir: Trust Stained Lies
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Series: Jacmuir. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Oastomin, a university freshman and the newest Crimson Knight, consents to rigorous training so he can follow in his father’s footsteps. A few months into his preparation, his dad, King Natro of Jacmuir, dies. Oastomin soon discovers his father’s power came at the high price of a long buried secret.
Sick Day
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Price: Free! Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nick is a sweet, exceptional young boy who only wants to go to school and show everyone the bomb he made. But things are never that simple. The closest he ever gets to school is the bus stop, where his plans take an unexpected turn. Fortunately for Nick, he has a lot of inner resources. And he'll need them all if he wants to get through a day full of bullies, bullets, snakes, and girls!
She's Gone
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Into the eye of the 1960s counterculture, teenage Jolie flees home with Will, her older, activist boyfriend. Jolie lies about her age and identity and quickly discovers that everything is more complicated than it seems—Will included. Filled with colorful settings and characters, She’s Gone is an authentic and heartfelt story that follows a young woman’s emotional journey.
Garden Of Desire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This book has three short stories. They are Abandoned, Love Letter, and Healing Water. Abandoned a teenage girl is looking for her mother. Love Letter is First love. Healing Water has Frank Healed with his old motel where people are healed.
Ennui, oui
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,500. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ennui, oui is the story of a decade in Lindsay Carter's life. Starting when she graduates from high school in Paris and opts out of going to college, Lindsay moves around countries and jobs , meeting Mr. Rights and Mr. Right Nows trying to find a country she feels at home at and please her eccentric family.
Me, Johnny, and The Babe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,570. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is the story of two 12-year-old best friends growing up on the mean streets of Philadelphia. It chronicles their friendship and tells the remarkable, untold true story of how Babe Ruth came to their local parish to play in one incredible baseball game. That September day in 1923 would forever change the lives of these two friends.