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The Old Man in the Moon
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
From a story written a hundred years ago comes a tale of love, loss and wonder. There once was a girl whose wonder was matched only by the stars. The First Age of the Redbird began in her thirteenth year and soon thereafter she began, on one special day of the year, to dream of the Old Man in the Moon who told her, in parts, a most wonderful story. . .
I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story I wrote inspired by some of the things recently going on in my life and some of my thoughts. I recently had problems opening up to anyone and the whole situation was frustrating everyone. I talked to my doctor about it and she suggested therapy. That's where the whole idea of this story came from, even though I never got therapy myself. Enjoy.
Pelican Smile
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Penny Leighton's father dies a huge hole is left in her heart, and it is a hole she has fallen into deeply. She becomes preoccupied with the need to know where his remains have been scattered. Desperate to set her father's haunting spirit free she, instead, discovers how to set herself free—to forgive
Still Air
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ben Easton's bringing his new son and girlfriend halfway around the world to meet his father and his father's new girlfriend. Naturally Ben's half-crazed mother is going to crash the party. A New Zealand literary story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Fog".
The Penguin Encounter
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Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young man, grown old. A lovely girl, long gone. The lingering ghost of a forgotten mass murder. An immutable artifact of violence. A tangle of black comedies, lost in translation.
Snipe Hunting
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
Dorothy Before the Twister
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
Love
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 10,620. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It will destroy you. It will. Destroy you. It. Will. Destroy. You.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 106 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story is told through a retrospective narration by Balram Halwai. He is a village boy. The novel follows this village boy’s first journey to Delhi where he works as driver of a rich landlord. From there he goes to Bangalore. He kills his master in Delhi and flees from there.
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.
All The Other Boys, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A kooky and hopeless young woman recounts the spectacularly awful rise and fall of her first real relationship. Spanning five years of earnest loyalty to this young man, she discovers the truth about sex, religion, life, and herself, interspersed with memories of all the other boys who stole her heart for a short time.
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!
Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby
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Price: Free! Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"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 » Literature » Coming of age
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: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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.
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.