Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Three Nights Everywhere
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
With the backpacking trip of a lifetime winding down, Ulrike finds herself desperate to avoid a return home to reality. Fate intervenes in the form of The Guide, who offers a package deal too good to be true: the chance to keep going, all the way to Everywhere. Ulrike's only concern is whether choosing a life on the trail will feel worth The Guide's commission to be paid in the end.
Woodsmen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In this woodland tale by the author of The Mighty Roman and Trips `n’ Trials of a Down, Beat Dad, an estranged father and his fifteen–year–old son take to the woods.
Hide and Seek: A Short Story
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
One winter's night two young girls venture out into a snowy neighborhood to play a game of hide and seek. Only one will return home safely. But which will it be? From the author of the bestselling novella The Sickroom comes a dark story about the weight of loss the importance of friendship and the courage of letting go.
A conversation with God-Unlocking the Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
“You are a soul & Your Father is Supreme Soul. Now He has come on Earth-To destroy this old age & to lay the foundation of a new Golden age.”  
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
Sunshine
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Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Fiction Lake. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ozone depletion has made the sun deadly. Society has changed to adapt to the danger, living nocturnally. Amanda is a teenage girl dealing with life on this scorched world. She will soon be evacuated from her home and transported to a new country, where the days will be shorter. She's plagued by the horrid possibility that the only man she's ever loved will not be able to go with her.
More Full of Weeping
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,010. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
From the grimy streets of 1920s Glasgow to the peat fires of the Outer Hebrides during the Great Depression, More Full of Weeping is the story of a boy called Hugh, a happy orphan who, in time, is taken in as a foster child on a Gaelic-speaking island off the Scottish coast. There he faces enemies, gains allies, and ultimately solves the mystery of his own parentage.
The Apple Tree Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
The Forty Watt Flowers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,180. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
All Trisha wants to do is create something meaningful. Since she's living in Athens, Georgia, she finds four other women and The Forty Watt Flowers are formed. From the jock atmosphere of the garage where they rehearse to the beer-soaked bars where they gig, five young women struggle to find sanity in the mess of notes they try to play and the hiccups of their lives.
Children of the Missing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
After joining up with a menacing gang, the kid enters a surreal world where violence is celebrated and the skills passed down by his father are rewarded. But when he discovers a gut wrenching secret that threatens his younger sister, the resulting bloodshed and turmoil launches their lives down a treacherous path that cannot be undone.
Sweet Southern Boys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Shelby, Randy, and John Mark have been best friends since grade school. The sons of close-knit families, they have been raised in small-town Georgia to be responsible, to revere God, and to love. But as seniors in high school, they are accused of unspeakable crimes, persecuted by the justice system and abandoned by their community. A coming of age story ... a tale of misandry run amok.
Malbec & Maluco
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Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maluco, a Brazilian in his late-twenties, works as staff of a hostel, thriving in the carefree party lifestyle and avoiding adulthood best he can. When Malbec, an Argentine bohemian with a guitar-case full of sincerity shows up, their worldviews collide, forcing each to reconsider his chosen path.
Sigvardinho
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Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sigvard, a young Swede, checks into a hostel in Rio de Janeiro. His fearless interest in the dark side of the culture- coupled with a propensity for blowing large wads of money carelessly- shocks and challenges the timid backpacker crowd. His downward spiral and unabashed indulgences trigger the imaginations of tale-telling travelers, giving birth to a legend that only grows as it is passed on.
The Hum of the Wrecking Machine
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You set the price! Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As part of the white exodus into the suburbs, Benny Bartowski attempts to realize Reagan’s dream of the shining city of the hill, but a sudden and mysterious event forces him to question the values of Middle America.
The Way to Nowhere
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
After his grandfather passed away, fearing he has lost the only person who cared about him, young Raymond attempts to traverse North to find his grandfather's soul.
Slocomb's Pond
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Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Slocomb's Pond has a bad reputation. Some people have returned from it with tales of hideous creatures living beneath its placid waters. Others have not returned at all. This is the story of four boys who, one winter night, decide to tempt Fate at Slocomb's Pond, and who are caught most unaware when Fate takes them up on their wager.
The Yellow Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Meet the Reynaldos, a simple country family living happily on their farm in 1940s American Philippines. Good luck has bounced their way and the family is climbing out of rural poverty to become successful entrepreneurs. Life is swell until the Japanese invade and make them servants in their own house. Based on a true story.
With Honors
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Melinda is an engineering honors student with a secret: she's cheated on every lab assignment since her junior year.But as her senior year ticks by, Melinda realizes she can't keep trying to be someone she's not. She knows her first job after graduation will expose her for who she actually is: a fraud. As Melinda prepares for life in the real world, can she find a way to live with honors?
Daddy's Little Girl (grows up)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A father, with the help of his wife, tries to figure out how to let his hot daughter grow up.
Gman: A Mormon Spy Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by North Star Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The storyline flips the traditional spy thriller on its head. We don't get an urbane James Bond, we get Nephi Stevensen, a fresh-faced and intelligent Chinese language scholar living in tropical Singapore, somewhat shadily recruited to become an operative. Nephi is a deeply religious Mormon and struggles with his inner demons as he tries to learn spy-craft and about the need to kill.