Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

A Fish Story of Larry, Pops and Me
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a boy dealing with the death of his grandfather.
Love, Mark
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Price: Free! Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It's a 1970s summer on a lake in Northern Michigan. A young girl and her sister plan a forbidden salvage operation to rescue valuables from the family's sunken boat. What they discover is a secret that could change their lives forever. Excerpted from Diane Dunning's short-story collection "One Short Year," "Love, Mark" is a tale of daring and heartache.
The Red Fox Bible
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Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is the summer of 1969—the year mankind first set foot on the moon. "The Red Fox Bible" chronicles twelve year old Bobbie's journey into the baptismal waters of a Southern Baptist Church as he struggles with his own beliefs about evolution.
Midnight Burgers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
On the 25th anniversary of Midnight Burgers (a local, family-owned diner), the power goes out. The customers inside respond in different ways to transform into a collective memorable night.
The Red Chair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story of young teenage girl coping with making a huge decision in her life with the help of a most unusual friend. And her Dad learning about his Daughter as she goes through this journey.
Seeing Scarlet Volume One: Passages of Youth
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Series: Seeing Scarlet, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
(Character ages: 8-12) Three short stories about coming of age: "Waves", "Winter's Garden" and "Fishing for Kisses". Were you ever a tomboy? Did you wish you could change your position in the family? Did you have your heart broken at early age by your best friend? Then you can relate to Scarlet. Escape to Narragansett, Rhode Island and enjoy some fresh new shorts, this summer!
Kicking Stones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
A man returns to his old neighborhood and relives memories of the weeks following his mother's death when he was 13.
One In Ten Thousand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The average person meets 10,000 people in a lifetime. At a crime scene, grizzled crime reporter Dave Simmons accidentally reunites with the only woman he's ever loved, who saved his life one night before disappearing. Now in a position to save her life, Dave tries to seize the moment and tell her she's his one in 10,000. But time has changed them both, making a happy ending elusive.
The Day The Music Died
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Price: Free! Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Every generation has its voice. For troubled teen Grace Hoppe, it is a pop star Chad Carter-Stefano. When her idol dies tragically, Grace struggles to find hope. When her idol appears to her in a dream, Grace is convinced she needs to share his one last message with the world.
A Quick Guide to Cecilia
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 2 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 130. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel “Cecilia” by Frances Burney is subtitled “Memoirs of an Heiress.” It was first published in the year 1782. The story of the novel is set in 1779.
A Simple Rendezvous
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A sixteen-year-old innocent engages an online acquaintance to usher her into a brand new life. Short story.
Crazy Boy: Marvey's Monkeys
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Price: Free! Words: 10,170. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Brilliant, angry Dee is wealthy Rialto’s demon child, a fallen angel still surprisingly walking the earth at 18—this despite a mother who connives for his destruction and a school that treats him as an escaped Ebola virus. One bright morning Dee is again betrayed, and his years of abuse, addiction and psychosis become a chisel of cold white rage that metes out an exquisite revenge on his betrayer.
Trail of Tears, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"That was the first time that I really began to think of myself as different. My mother pushed her ideas into my head until I was backed into a corner with only my family to keep me company. It was a lonely place to be." It's not easy being different, and Ana struggles to balance life between her Cherokee ancestry and the life of a typical child in a small town.
Shame, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The neighbors were tolerant and intrigued by my mother. Even when she and my father were standing in the front yard yelling and swearing at each other, they would look the other way and still smile at my mother when they passed her on the street the next day.
Pocahontas, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I could not wait for my mother to see the play. She would be proud of having me for a daughter. People would tell her that she should take me to Hollywood, that I had natural talent. Then I would be famous, it would not matter what other people thought about her, my mother would go back to just being my mother because of my fame and fortune.
Off the Reservation
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
Fairy Dust, A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the summers though, Momma would get distracted by her vegetable garden and planters of petunias. She didn’t get sad as often and was always humming when she made breakfast. I was free to stay down the street at Rose’s for days or even weeks on end, even Ana would join us. The three of us nicknamed Aunt Summer’s house “camp do what you want”.
What is Lost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Growing up happens not in the blink of an eye, but rather in all those little moments and lessons learned over the years. What is Lost is a celebration of the events that make us who we are and how we came to be.
The Offer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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A young boy on the cusp of adolescence is conflicted when suddenly propositioned by the young girl he has a crush on. He quickly discovers an uncomfortable truth that has soured the young girl's attitude towards the opposite sex, one that drives him to make an offer of his own, hoping to make a difference in her life.
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon For Sigfrid to gain the hand of Princess Karimhild, King Gunther demands that the young man slay Fafnir, a monstrous dragon. Soon Sigfrid realizes that the weapons of this dragon consist not mainly of claws and fire, but of magic and imagination. Soon he doubts his sanity...