Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Why I Document
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Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
Michael
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Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 1 review)
Michael has always been there, waiting outside windows and watching from the mirror, pulling me out of my college mistakes. I spent whole years trying to figure out how to get rid of him. Adults aren't supposed to have imaginary friends. Sometimes, though, I think he's the only thing that's real. We hurt one another, but in the end, the wounds are all mine.
The Sound from Nowhere (a Vermont Short)
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Series: Vermont Shorts, Book 2 ยท Samantha (Sam) Mystery Suspense, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
6,399 Story Words. “The Sound from Nowhere” is my second Vermont short story, also featuring Sam (Samantha) telling the six cousins I feature in most of fiction, something about her growing up in Vermont. This sequence of stories is the result of a dramatic encounter in Austin Texas, where Sam met the six children, ages ten to eighteen, storied in “Dirty Sixth Street, Austin.”
I Can Do Anything
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
The Stepford Student
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Series: Mike Adams. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When his best friend David abandons their weekly poker game, only to return reeking of swamp water and talking about changing careers, it is up to Mike Adams to find out what happened to him.
Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
"I do wonder at times if I’m slowly on my way to some mental disaster because I talk to you like I do and believe almost unshakably that you can help me try to figure out a way to synchronize the dreams in my brain with the potential in my hands." Insanity, comfort, or both? Listen in on Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby.
Fatal Events
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A coming of age short story during the time of the Kennedy assassination.
The Seagull Way: A Mostly-True Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Brother and sister seagulls fly for the first time but everything does not go according to plan.
Experience, Perspective and a Soul
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A collection of more than 10 stories based on a fictional soul search.......
Bendio Joules--If Not For You
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The 1st in a collection of 14 short stories by Abbie Joules about her brother, Bendigo, as they grew up on an east Texas Farm. Ben's life ended tragically in Abbie's company at the age of eighteen, and she is determined that his memory not vanish forever. She as sculpted an image of a bygone era in which her brother stars in riveting tales, filled with humor, adventure and love.
In The Graveyard At Dawn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A young boy enters a graveyard at dawn with his dog. Both love the countryside and the wild-life they observe. Death is a part of the process of Life,but a surprise awaits them in the burial-ground.
Train Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Charlie Milch: a struggling musician trying to make a name for himself in Austin, Texas. Set up on a blind date, they go out to a place called Train Hill ... where jealousy rears its diabolical head.
Goodbye, Buddy Holly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Daryl Porter is a washed-up rock 'n' roll guitarist with a drab job who still lives at home with his parents. His girlfriend has dumped him for another guy. With his life in a downward spiral, Daryl fights desperately against the urge to take the easy way out.
Spirit Farm
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I always admired my cousins and wanted to be just like them, until I learned who they really were. One short Summer results in a lifetime of change.
Fire Boy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Fire Boy is a short story about Jeremy Scott, a thirteen-year-old, bed-wetting pyromaniac with a grim home life and an awkward social life. What can become of such a sad creature? (Print length = 15 pages)
Flying Finish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Dixie’s an apprentice jockey, riding winners for the stable where her father works. When trainer Jake gives her the Fraternity ride on Bow Wave, a super two-year-old colt, she should be over the moon. But Shane, the jockey whose kisses make her tremble, is also riding in the Fraternity. He and his father need to win or they’ll sink further into debt. How can Dixie race against their desperation?
the Conversation
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Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Summer 1967, in "The Sticks" — the rural backwater of Reedville, Arkansas. On one bright summer morning, in 1967, when five year old Deborah Yvonne Davis spent the day with her beloved grandmother, she unknowingly embedded the sweet essence of this special woman within her consciousness. And she would not forget her nor the “gifts” her beloved Gram D’Lena (Grandma Magdalena) gave her, ever.
The Ghosts Are Out Tonight
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Series: Diamonds, #10. Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
From an empty hotel room in London, Scott Drake takes a freewheeling trip across the East of England and back again. On trains, in cars, and on foot, the journey lets him say goodbye to the people he has loved and lost; finally allowing him to let go of the pain of the past and find peace in the present.
The Shape of a Name
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
The Twenty Bushel Racer
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A boy deceives his embittered father, but a magnificent horse helps to heal the rift. A small-town teenager discovers his attachment to the people and place where he lives. A man considers himself a coward, but musters the courage to stand up against a pair of would-be assassins. Two men from the same town meet unexpectedly, and and unveil a truth about a girl they loved when they were teens.