Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Sydney's Song
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
An undefeatable Sydney girl. An itinerant musician, Boston’s former child prodigy. Two lost souls brought together by the 2000 Sydney Olympics and thrown into a roller-coaster of their very own personal Olympics. Set in Sydney and Boston where heartbreaks are juxtaposed humour, this Humor Finalist of Readers Favorite's International Book Award is a love story no reader will ever forget.
Fated Family
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Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Luck seems in short supply for homeless runaway Joanna. Living in a shed with no electricity or running water, she’s cold, hungry, dirty, and desperate. She's not desperate enough to go back to the angry fists, boots, or whatever else Carlos might throw at her; and not desperate enough to go back to a mother who never really wanted her and barely acknowledges she exists.
The Family Camp
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Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a clever boy's childhood adventure; which was undertaken for the sole purpose of avoiding a long-time family tradition marking the boy's passage to manhood. What lengths will a young boy go in order to avoid tradition?
The Bed
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Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
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A Short Story One man's journey through coming out, estrangement and forgiveness.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four
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Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,800. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Continuing the tale of Daron and his band Moondog Three as he struggles with his sexuality and fame. The year is 1989, the band is taking off, and Daron has sworn off sleeping with Ziggy. But they're about to undertake a major, two-month summer tour, living in the same tour bus day after day. No, that won't be awkward and stress-inducing at all, will it? But sometimes love blossoms under duress...
Uncle Remy's Whizz-Bang Circus
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lizzie couldn't be more thrilled that her Uncle Remy's coming for keeps to Callisto--and her parents couldn't be more reserved. As Lizzie drags her best friend Skif and her best dog Twinkie across the barrens to see the transport ship land, complex relationships between friends, family, and whole colonies raise questions that aren't easily answered, and spaces not easily filled.
Derrick's Got Sh!t Else To Do
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Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Derrick lands in Brazil with four months to burn. More interested in characters than culture, he seeks out the fringe element who lurk on the periphery of the backpacker scene. To each he fills a different void, leading Derrick to experiment with his identity, and wonder whether travel abroad can truly change who we are when the holiday ends.
The Orange Corset
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Fritz is the son of a Protestant minister whose church is in a village of eight hundred people. He will discover his life's calling when, having moved to the big city for high school, he sees an astonishing sight in the window of a shop just off a large square.
Five Ricky Huening Stories – Collection I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It was a magical time in a memorable era. Growing up in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Ricky Huening took life one day at a time. These five stories touch his life at enlightening times. This collection also appears in the collections Ten Ricky Huening Stories.
Planning on Forever
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Collin and Alexa are the perfect couple; gorgeous, popular and hopelessly in love. With graduation day nearing and college life on the horizon, Collin flirts with infidelity and loses everything he has with Alexa. Will Alexa be able to forgive Collin or will they both discover that maybe their first love is not the love of their life?
Pleiades: Seven Stories of Unhurried Solitude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Covering the years 2001-2009 and roughly 1000 miles, the seven short stories of Pleiades swim between present and past, reality and dreams, tracing the quiet life of a solitary girl named Mara.
Hauling Out the Trash
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ricky looked forward to going to the game after he got off work. He had gone to great pains to keep his uniform spotless. The last chore was to take out the trash. Oops.
Carlos Inside Out
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: American English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Heyapi Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Carlos was happy and imaginative before he met forbidding parameters drawn in the dark lead of a number-two hexagonally-shaped Ticonderoga pencil.
Edentown
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
Big Rain Little Rain
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You set the price! Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming of age story.
A School Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Chekhov noted that if, early in a story, mention was made of a rifle hanging on the wall, it would eventually have to go off. Hanging on the window frame of the schoolhouse in Machado de Assis's "A School Story" is not a rifle, but a paddle, complete with five holes drilled in it.
The Time Machine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ricky’s time machine didn’t have a lot of flashing lights and whistles. Ricky Huening wanted a time machine like the one in the famous H. G. Wells book. Until he realized he had something much better.
Starved
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,070. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Adolescence
The day high-school senior Nathan Thomas throws up at school without needing to use his fingers is the day he knows his eating disorder is completely out of his control. The night his mother finds him collapsed in the living room is the night he nearly dies from his starvation. He is rushed to the hospital and admitted to an adolescent eating disorders unit. He weighs 112 pounds.
Second Summer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,430. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
She’s a California girl. He’s a pueblo boy. Should it matter that she is light and he is dark? Erin Fraser’s older brother, Scott, thinks it matters--a lot.
Fledgling Witch (Prequel to the Landers Saga)
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Series: The Landers Saga, Prequel. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A Prequel to the Landers Saga In the wake of her mother's death, young Safire fights for her footing as an artist and a witch in a skewed Renaissance world that punishes those who step outside its rigid boundaries. Can she defy the family she loves and still find happiness?