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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Lacey decides to warn Catrine that she's in danger from Will Brennerman, even though she's risking her own uncertain social status in eighth grade. She'll do it even though she doesn't even like Catrine, or the pack of serious losers Catrine has gathered around her ...
War Game
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jo and Lije were secret friends, talking at night from their windows across three feet of alley. It wasn't a big secret, their friendship. It was a little secret, something pleasant, but not really important. Until all the kids in the neighborhood joined forces to play a war game. Jo's war game.
The Great Shark Hunt
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Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As if battling a fifteen-foot Great White Shark off the coast of Northern California wasn't enough, Jack McClure must fend off his marine biologist friend who is hitting on the girl of his dreams. Will Jack find his voice in time to land the shark and the girl?
Spider and I: The Story of a Boy and His Vampire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jack wants nothing more than a normal life after his parents' untimely deaths. He bounces from foster home to foster home, haunted at each stop by a monster he thinks of only as "the shadow man". As Jack grows older, he learns "the shadow man" isn't the only monster in his life...
How I Come to Know
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ten-year old Rex can’t contain his curiosity about grown-up ways. After stumbling upon his married aunt engaged in a backseat ‘wrestling match’ with a man not her husband, he innocently shares the information with another family member and quickly ‘comes to know’ that being too inquisitive can be downright risky, not to mention embarrassing.
The Connexion of Khayaddi Cura
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Price: Free! Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
One day, Draxar and Gracie Cura decided to try for one last child. What they hatched is a male they named Khayaddi Khospir. They decided to raise this child themselves, instead of a foreign crown. They really did this because they had to hide him and they did successfully for many years until he came of age and decided that did until he came of age and wanted to face them himself.
Never Smooth: Stafford's Hands
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Stafford's hands were made for poetry, not all this.
The Last Finn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two farm boys growing up along the banks of the Ohio River is the setting for this riveting coming-of-age tale of an idyllic life with dark undertones.
Conversations With Verbs of Prey
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life is not always what we expect. Your vision and what is doesn’t always align. Do you fold into yourself and let your wishing get the best of you? Or do you look around and find that friend? Conversations With Verbs of Prey is Connor Nicolas’ latest short story exploring loneliness and how the need for connection causes one woman to exchange in dialog with an inanimate object.
Love Lost And Found
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011 by Heart Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story by bestselling author Sonia Rumzi What goes around comes around they say. Is it true even in love? When we hurt someone, do we get hurt in the future just the same way? Jonathan fell in love and offered all. Taken for granted and discarded broke his heart. But, Karma has its way of coming back full circle.
America Goes On: A Novella
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
A young veteran of the Iraq war drives across America while struggling to find his place in the country he just defended. Confronted with complacent attitudes and narrow minds, he realizes his fellow citizens don’t even understand America is at war, let alone respect his sacrifice.
Circles of Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A modern day fable about a time we've forgotten to remember ... about despair, hope and love reborn. About the challenges we've all been blessed with, the challenges we can either see as stumbling blocks or stepping stones ...
Mountains and Valleys
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
a short story about a young boy growing up in industrial south wales gradually coming to terms with his changing world.
The Right Kind of Perfect
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fifteen year old Tessa Smithers has anything but the perfect life and things only get worse once she is accused of being a bird killer. Suddenly the entire town has turned upside down and the only thing they can agree on is she's guilty. Has everyone lost their mind or is it just her? Bienvenu writes a sensational teenage comedy that will leave you laughing until you cry.
Don't Tell.
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Short Story. A brutally honest portrayal of what happens when Susanna - a young girl in Samoa - is sexually abused and everyone she turns to for help fails her. Again and again. A powerful and moving story that highlights a cruelly common problem facing many young people in Samoa today.
The Last Day at Jack's
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Chapters in our lives close, sometime without us even knowing it. When we do recognize these event they they stir our souls and become touchstones in our lives.
Ring Cycle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011 by subKultur. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Can a talisman found in a hospital car park really bring a change to your life?
Mom's Letter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
[Short story; 1850 words] A teenage boy deals with the impending death of his mother, then forty years later looks back upon the events.
Severed Hearts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Julie Blanton's dream is realized when shy Johnny Michaels all but professes his love. But, when he enlists two days later without so much as a goodbye, her world crashes. Johnny has loved Julie since high school. But before he can muster the courage to ask for a real date, he overhears words that cut to the core. Humiliation drives him to make a rash decision. Will it cost him Julie's love?
Mercy Killing the Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The dragons held no sway over a people as great as the Rana. To prove it, they nailed a dragon to the walls of the city and left it to bleed, undying, for a decade. But no greatness trickled down to the children who lived in the shadow of the east gate, only the dragon's blood. When Maharta learns what true suffering is, he sets out to end the dragon's misery and atone for his people.