Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Silence of the Imbeciles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It's tough being a kid--especially a kid with magical powers that now regrets having cast the spell that turned everyone he knows into an imbecile. But that's life for 14-year-old Frankie Turnbull. Now he wants to correct his mistake. But how, when those he's trying to help keeping stupidly interfering? Frankie's options dwindle, as does his patience, until ultimately just one solution remains.
Main Street
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Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I’m walking down the street today because I don’t have anything better to do. The thick air of the city pulsates with its each breath, the trodden gray of the sidewalk undulates and retires with each step, my shoes raindrops in shimmering pools of concrete. One empty face slides past and then another, multitude and diversity swirls by, overwhelming, unfathomable, humanity embracing facsimile . .
The Drive
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Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It's always been routine but it never felt like it. Every year, there was always something - a moment, an emotion, a phrase, or even a word that distinguished one year from another. Now, after more than fifty years, I could still vividly remember every little detail of each year from the way her skirt spun whenever she danced all the way to how her eyes shone whenever she looked at me. This year..
Who We Once Were
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"Scarlett Emit's life changed the moment Uncle Luke came down Carriage Street."
Nobody Likes a Quitter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
All his life, Ben played football. Till one day he decides to, quite simply, up sticks and do something else. Give something else a try. But what will his best friend think? A story of friendship and hidden depths. Nobody Likes a Quitter: A Short Story.
Judith the Obscure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Judith Nussbaum just woke up to find fifty thousand, Italian honneybees nesting in her hemlock tree, and all the diazepam in the universe won't make the swarm go away.
Cheery Red
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You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Literature Companion: The Virgin Suicides
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 90 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 273. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story revolves around the lives of five sisters, the Lisbon girls. The people living in their community are quite fascinated by the acts of these five sisters because they can’t explain for their acts.
Bllleeeggghhh!
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You set the price! Words: 2,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The tale of a young girl with a devious plan to skip out on an important test.
Eternally Tuesday
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
"Jake" Clemmings keeps his Tuesdays the same way.Skips school,goes fishing,plays video games like any other eleven year old. But Jake has a burden to bear and many lessons to learn.A story of grief friendship and bonding over jello Eternally tuesday reminds us what routine and honor truely can be
Ants
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a boy dealing with personal crisis.
Another Night, Another Occasion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Butterly feels that oddest of emotions on the night he meets his girlfriend’s parents: Optimism. He knows that meeting-the-parents plays into a nightmarish stereotype. Made out to be much worse than reality suggests. Surely? A story which explores that most uncomfortable of moments, and how badly wrong it really can go. Another Night, Another Occasion: A Short Story.
Turnabout
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Growing up, Steve was Stella's best friend, until Trish came along. Now Steve is engaged to Trish and both are off to separate colleges. Is turnabout fair play?
Saffron
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Marion Churchman, code name SAFFRON, is an assassin employed by the vengeance goddess Nemesis. She may have been trained by an elite academy and rubbed elbows with immortals for five years, but it’s not her dream job. Sent on a particularly tough run, Saffron has no idea that she herself is being stalked, and her life is in danger. She’s not as invincible as Nemesis makes her feel.
এলভিস ও অমলাসুন্দরী
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: Bengali. Published: July 4, 2014 by Bookpocket Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
দু’জনেই বুড়ো হয়ে গিয়েছে। জরা গ্রাস করেছে দু’জনকেই । বাড়ীটার পলেস্তারা খসে গেছে জায়গায় জায়গায়। অনেক আগেই ধুয়ে গিয়েছে রঙ। সামান্য যেটুকু আছে তাতেও ভাগ বসিয়েছে আগাছার শিকড়। দোতলার বারান্দা খসে গেছে, খসে গেছে কার্নিশ। তবু দাঁড়িয়ে আছে। বহু প্রাচীন ইতিহাসের মত। রোদ বৃষ্টির দাগ শরীরে নিয়ে।
Gulabi
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The fictitious storyline revolving around two characters Monty (the psychotic part) and Virginia (the non psychotic part). The boundary between the two is permeable. Monty conjures up ‘Gulabi’, following his abrupt separation from his long time partner, while Virginia, having suffered from a personal loss sets out to follow her lifelong aspiration to travel the world.
Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Shine Your Eye
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Seni's older brother, Dele meets an attractive young woman on campus. Her name is Veronica. As Seni becomes acquainted with more details of Veronica, she believes that this woman is not who Dele thinks she is. Will her stubborn brother take his sister's advice or learn the hard way that a woman's intuition is often right?
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX - Falling for a Kiss
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Series: Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the FlashbackX series, Tilly and Elmer, a Midwestern couple in their sixties, reminisce about their awkward but passionate high school romance. Elmer knew that tradition required him to kiss Tilly on the third date. He wanted to, but when he found her dressed as a vampire for the Halloween dance, his well rehearsed strategy took a scary turn. They're still laughing about it fifty years later.