Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Compass Rose
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You set the price! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a prequel story for an upcoming series of novellas that I'll be writing. Standing up against bullies was nothing new to Rose. As a transgendered teen, she'd stood up to enough of it in her own life. This time though it had dangerous, almost deadly consequences. Given the power to level the playing field, she must decide on the best direction to go.
Christopher's Crummy Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Eleven-year-old Christopher always spends Christmas alone. This year, he’s going to change that. This year, he’s going to make his parents stay home. Everyone tells him he’ll ruin Christmas, but he doesn’t care. He wants a good Christmas, and he’ll do anything to get it. Includes the complete bonus story, "Boz."
Bell Shaped Flowers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Bell Shaped Flowers is the emotional tale of a woman who had never truly given of herself to others...until tragedy struck and she was forced to inspect the inner workings of her heart. Peppered with realistic dialog and a variety of points of view, Bell Shaped Flowers takes the reader on an inspirational journey. toward forgiveness and change.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Sisters
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Price: Free! Words: 81,640. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
At 16, Charlotte Jefferson was an illiterate runaway. Rescued by a stranger, she was placed in an orphanage run by nuns, where she worked in the kitchen. At 18, she joined the convent. A few years later, against her wishes, the community elected her to be its mother superior. As the decades pass, Charlotte goes to extraordinary lengths to care for the aging members of her community.
The Ten Towns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A modern fable in the style of a folktale. This delightful story tells of a discontented youth and his crazy, heroic adventures in seeking his imagined Town Where Everything’s Perfect. Timeless themes are raised, such as the innocent abroad, coming of age, the personal odyssey and the utopian quest. Readers of quality literature enjoy “The Ten Towns”, which is its ultimate recommendation.
Forget Me Not
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
My name is Jessie. I am eight years old. I am never touched. No pats on the head. No hand to hold when I cross the street. No hug when I am sick. One day, I broke the nose of a boy who tried to touch me. Another, my eyes leaked water when I watched a mother hold her little girl. I was here too, but nobody saw. This is my story. Are you ready?
Getting Sideways
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Series: Full Throttle, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Webfoot Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Being sent to live with Race was the best thing that ever happened Cody. Then a speedway wreck nearly ruined everything. A chance to build his own car seems like a great distraction-until Cody realizes he'll have to live up to Race's legendary status. But without his dad's permission, that's the least of his worries. Now he has to keep Race in the dark until he can convince his dad racing's safe.
Hoodie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
Ben (aka Hoodie) is a contemporary anti-hero, struggling to retain his integrity in a world of shifting values. His escapades provide a blend of up-to-date realism, dream-like escapism and gritty hard-hitting action, all while navigating a magical mystery tour of his mind.
The Tent
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young photographer gets a glimpse of an unfamiliar world. 1900 words
Stick Man
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"The best coming-of-age novel since 'Catcher In the Rye'..." (Literary Review Journal) ***** "5 Stars Out of 5! Rossi writes from the subconsious, capturing the angst of youth in his masterful tale of a boy's finding and facing the truth about religion and his relationship with his first love. Rossi's controversial roman à clef novel is the best book I've read this year..." (Hollywood Times)
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...
The Death of a Disco Dancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,830. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Returning home to Arizona to assist his dying mother, Todd Whitman reflects on the pivotal summer of 1981 when he was eleven years old, a Mormon kid growing up in the American suburbs. This vivid depiction of the torture and hilarity of navigating adolescence becomes a meditation on the meaning of sacrifice and the transforming responsibility of familial love.
Virgin Hall
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sheila O'Connor, Brooklyn born and convent educated, leaves the East Coast for her freshman year at college at Southern Methodist University. Her three suite mates are familiar with this new alien world, but none of them is prepared for the challenges Shelia will face. Her secrets will affect all of them before the year is out and continue to echo as the women meet for a 30th reunion.
Standby, Chicago
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The uplifting story of a young man on his first business trip, the blizzard that could strand him through Christmas, and the beautiful girl he falls for on the flight over. STANDBY, CHICAGO is the novel which reminds us that new adventures in life and love are often only a gate away.
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.
Where Wolves Dream
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 308,650. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
is a novel that tells a story of Salam, an American-Iraqi man. He sets a sail on a journey in 2003 from Chicago to his homeland in Iraq to seek a closure with his past. He listens to the stories of his friends, the Wolves, as Barrya, a mysterious gypsy woman, tell him what happened to his friends and the people of Balluria over the past 50 years. It is fiction with true stories at the sametime.
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."
Asha in Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 85,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
An Egyptian princess gets handed into the future for safe-keeping. When it’s time to return to her destiny, her future husband, and her power will she be ready? Will she be willing to accept her throne? This young adult alternate history book re-imagines the reign of Ramses II and the life of the one woman he loved above all others.
State of Chaos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Six teenagers and a young girl pursue their musical dreams. One will find love in the arms of an adoring fan. One will come to accept a new home and find redemption from a personal tragedy. Yet another will struggle to redefine just what home really means. One will step across the line of protecting loved ones to exact a terrible vengeance. Together, they will capture the imagination of the world.