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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: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. 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.
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.
The End Of Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by independAntwriters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The summer of 1969 was winding down. The warm air held a smell 13 year old Bobby Weston couldn't quite identify but nevertheless acquainted with going back to school. An end of summer smell, he decided. Or maybe an end of summer feeling. He couldn't make up his mind, and it really didn't matter, as soon enough summer would be gone and he'd be back in school. He had permission to go camping today.
The Cross and the Black-Episode III
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Series: The Cross and the Black, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Claude is adjusting to the life of a student, but Sabrine comes by way of trouble. Claude must choose between his conscience and a comfortable life amongst demons. How now is he to choose between the Cross and the Black? This is the third installment of the exciting The Cross and the Black Series. Please see my author profile for the first book.
Catarinices
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
É um livro de crônicas, cartas e memórias da relação entre pai e filha, separados pelo tempo, afeto e culturas diferentes, mas na mesma língua e sentimento.
Michael
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Watersgreen House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Ben cannot keep his mind off the handsome young man sitting at the back of his world literature class. He fantasizes and fantasizes, and then he acts. An amorous, hysterical, and ridiculously unusual tale by the acclaimed author of Atom Heart John Beloved, Nathan's Story, and Locomotives in Winter.
Cheeseburger
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Series: Short Reads · CW Harvey · Wes Writers and Publishers. Price: Free! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Cheeseburger is the 1987 PEN/Discovery Prize First Place winner in Fiction. It was selected by Joyce Carol Oates and appeared the following year in the Ontario Review edited by Raymond Smith. It is the poignant story of a young girl's unrequited love and longing for gang member.
Daddy Luck
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Odd relationship between divorced textile worker and his precocious daughter.