Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

A Confession
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
There are many reasons for lying. Most of them bad ones. No, let me rephrase that: All of them bad ones.
In the Twilight of the Moon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,440. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In the Twilight of the Moon is a story of familial love, set against the backdrop of an emotionally dysfunctional family. It follows the lives of three brothers who vie for the approval of their emotionally distant father in destructive ways.
The Makeout Machine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It was the last summer of my childhood. In the early 1970s, we had a hippie as a lifeguard at the neighborhood pool. My friends and I thought he was so cool, and we called his van "The Makeout Machine". When one of us had a bad accident and he came to the rescue, I learned that grownups can't always fix everything. That was when I started to grow up. Short Story - 8,300 words
Ashley Templeton Is Ruining My Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
It's clear that this is not the seventh grade that Kyle Reedy had planned. And that's because of Ashley Templeton. He’s pretty sure that every single problem he's having is all her fault. [Middle Grade: Ages 8-12] "This novel is filled with laughs and irresistible characters. I loved them all—even Ashley Templeton." —Mary Vermillion, author of Seminal Murder
My Sore Hush-a-Bye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Camille learned to love and accept her sheltered life with Uncle Bob. But she's growing up and everything is changing. She goes to public school, where no one talks to her, except Ashley. Now that Ashley's missing, Camille starts thinking about her mother and rethinking her life with Uncle Bob and everything she chose to believe.
Love in the A Shau
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Blue collar charity case Daniel faces certain failure at an elite men's college and waning attention from his new wealthy girlfriend Colleen. Daniel volunteers for the army and struggles to get out of South Vietnam's A Shau Valley alive while Colleen loses respect for her silver spoon. Daniel and Colleen fight society's prejudices to find themselves and more in the turbulent culture of the 1960s.
She comes and goes
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You set the price! Words: 48,170. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Britpop band manager remembers the highs and lows of his years in the music business ...
Liqueur de la Succession
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Price: Free! Words: 85,900. Language: French. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Que feriez-vous si on vous retirait de votre famille, si on détruisait vos rêves et vous ôtait votre paix? L'accepteriez-vous, ou voudriez-vous vous venger? Pour Fioréat, la réponse est facile: il ne s'arrêtera pas avant que celle qui est responsable de son malheur n'ait payé.
Time Before the Wolf
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Price: Free! Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Piper, the daughter of the exiled prince, returns home to be faced with the political strife that sits solely on her inexperienced shoulders. If she is to choose the right heir, she must face her every friend and foe before her time is up, unsure of who is for her and who isn't.
Ruby's Imagine
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,890. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ruby Butterfly, this jeweled metamorphosis of a cattypillar, landed on a bright green wisteria leaf like some kind of winged oracle and looked straight at me . . .We understood each other down deep to our transfigured and transforming cellular parts, and I knew the Big Oaks had told Ruby Butterfly and now she was letting me in on the not-so-secret secret: a storm was coming.
La bonne mort
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: French. Published: September 27, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maurras soulève dans cette nouvelle des thèmes universels : la religion et à travers elle le doute religieux ainsi que la question du mal sur laquelle chacun de nous s’interroge avec plus ou moins de scandale et d’anxiété. Préface de Boris Cyrulnik.
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.
A Touch of Rural Justice -- another Illinois Love Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(1.00 from 1 review)
MJ and Eddie return to Twin Beeches ready to start a new life. When the stripmining company decides to wipe out Twin Beeches so their processing plant can be seen from Peoria, Martha goes to work and convinces Eddie to sabotage the mine to get them to reconsider. His schemes are brilliant and effective, but the town thinks MJ & Eddie might need a 'Touch of Rural Justice' to set them straight.
A Passion to Perform
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Series: Theatre Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short - (barely 2000 words so don't look for Gone with the Wind!) Johnny is a young man burning with ambition to perform on stage. He's sure the Regent Theatre is the place where his dreams will be realised, so he auditions for the lead in Romeo and Juliet and receives help from an unexpected source.
In Our Midst
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,640. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Stanton, Indiana, in 1990, is a town in which people love their kids, joke with their mayor, attend church, and support the Wood Carving Festival. But, one boy is growing up with a secret that he unknowingly shares with another son of the community, a soldier in the Korean War who died the day he came home.
Habeas Equus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Just before a man reports to prison, he and his sons have to deal with a dead horse.
Summertime Blues
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,780. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summertime Blues chronicles the coming-of-age of Peter Bennings as he weaves his way through high school and the "sturm und drang" of the teenage years. The novel simultaneously traces the “British invasion” and the emergence of Rock and Roll. Peter’s universal appeal, though, rests in his quest for answers to the ubiquitous questions about girls and sex and dating that no one will help answer.
Pitiless as the Sun
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,270. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
At the height of the Cold War, Scott Shoemaker, a think-tank scientist, helps craft a nuclear strategy to blunt a terrifying Soviet missile. Simultaneously, he sets out to find Sara, his lost lover. He trails the beautiful, doomed actress across a shattered 1970s landscape of drugs, easy pleasures and phony prophets. Scott’s search leads him deep into himself—and to a place called Jonestown.
Out of the Blue
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,700. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sylvia Gardner is a naïve cashier who lives with her psychologically abusive mother in Richport, Illinois. Vivian Gardner repeatedly tells her daughter not to trust men because they only want to use her. Upset with being dumped by her first boyfriend; Sylvia later falls in love with an English actor after watching him on a PBS drama.
How to Impersonate a Man
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Mahli Malthus Milton Dawson's idyllic childhood is suddenly interrupted by the untimely loss of his father. Dawson recounts his father's life, passing, and the effect of the loss on the people in his life. He contemplates love, life, death, grief, and he reflects on what it means to become the man of the house.