Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

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.
The Wishing Star
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The night teenagers Brandon and Salina sneak out to meet and make a promise to come together again at ‘their spot’ every five years, it forges a bond stronger than either of them could ever imagine. As the world moves on and the affection behind their complicated relationship grows deeper, and they find themselves pulled toward decisions that will change their lives forever.
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.
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.
The Salt Hollows
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Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
Repeat And Coda
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Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by The Bearthology. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Does music always bring harmony, or dissonance? Allie Drain's story follows one student's struggle against her own expectations.
Kev, The Butterfly
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Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Not all boys become men. Flash Fiction: 992 words.
Proud Americans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The story of two brothers. One who went to war, and the other who stayed home. Chris Reinhart spent his childhood protecting his little brother from bullies, but when Brian joins the Marines, Chris learns that he has to let his brother go and find himself, even if that means letting him go to war. Sacrifice isn't just paid by the soldiers on the battlefield.
Jack Baron
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Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this nostalgic romance short story, a teenager growing up in a small town in the late 60's is introduced to love with the tomboy he's grown up with and a bond with a neighborhood tough soon to be drafted. With his life twisting in directions he never saw coming, he finally unlocks a mystery that will forever change his life and leave him with a choice that he may always regret.
Walking That Short Distance, Childhood Enlightenment in the '50s
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Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I wrote this short story (1987) for a class in creative writing at the University of Colorado. It is the most autobiographical story I've ever told. It's sort of a compilation of events from my own life with some alterations of family composition. I know it's difficult to believe, but I've known kids who were even more naive at eleven than I was. How things have changed in sixty years.
Posted, Haiku – Tanka
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Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Thoughtful, prose style haiku and tanka with photos
Paper Ghosts
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Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
There are stories of love, stories of loss. Stories you wouldn't think are real, and yet they are, of course they are, because the people who lived them are here to tell them. Stories of letting go, stories of moving on. Stories of second chances. Stories of people looking for something.Ghost stories, caught on paper to be real.
Hello, Emptiness
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Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sound of breaking glass wakes Colin and brings him downstairs, where he discovers a boy called Joe. Then the boy begins telling the story of what has brought him there that night, and Colin realises how much he has in common with the painfully lost young man and how sometimes we can find help from the least likely person in the least likely of circumstances.
Dear Bette Davis
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Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bette Davis ruined my life. Well, Bette Davis and Howard Hawk's 'The Big Sleep'. This is the story of my childhood.
ПО ТУ СТОРОНУ КУКУРУЗНОГО ПОЛЯ
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Russian. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Двум неразлучным подругам родом из одного детства суждено встретиться двадцать лет спустя после того, как они расстались в ранней юности. Автор, одна из подруг, летит на западный край Америки с надеждой встретиться вновь со своим счастливым детством. Она еще не знает, что потеря и горькое разочарование ожидают ее на другом конце далекого материка.
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.