Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Handsome Johnny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This volume contains two Luke Hartwell short stories. "Handsome Johnny" has John and Teddy from Atom Heart John Beloved meeting up again a few years after the novel's conclusion. "Hand" is, um, well, it's about lending someone a hand.
Toller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Luke Hartwell does it again! “Toller” is a sultry story of sex, infatuation, and annoying song lyrics. As always, the brilliance of the narrative voice shines brightest. Cam, like other Hartwell narrators, is angry but funny, purposeful but confused, and humorous yet unexpectedly profound.
First Snow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The chance discovery of an old school photo rekindles long-forgotten memories (short story, 1160 words).
Emo Goth Girl (Francais)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Elle est vêtue de noir. Elle portait des lunettes de soleil. Il ne savait pas, quand il la voyait dans un magasin de bagel avec son frère, cette tragédie avait frappé son. Revoir encore une fois, après ce jour-là, les choses étaient différentes.
When Cellphones Go Crazy
Price: Free! Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Which bridges would you burn to meet the girl of your dreams? In a cellphone obsessed world, Avery Ward is about to find out the answer to that question for himself.
Should We Know?
Price: Free! Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rebi is starting at a new boarding school, two months after the academic year has begun, for reasons unknown. His arrival coincides with the surfacing of a mysterious website which promises to reveal pupils secrets. Rebi's joins his newfound group of friends as they try and hunt down the owner of the website before their secrets surface.
The Day the Music Died
Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sam is taking a shower, getting ready for class, when he finds out about the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. It is the Tuesday of the second week of his first semester of college, and he has been shocked into a hate-filled and dangerous world.
Wander.Stop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015 by Nikki True. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Where do you go when there is nowhere else to go? In this coming of age story Benny, a 16-year-old dope boy from Oklahoma City is ready to change his life around. But as soon as he tries to leave his former life behind an unforeseen accident plus a chance encounter with a young prostitute has him at facing a tough decision to either commit to change or fall back into old habits.
Make my Joy Complete
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015 by MMMporium. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Mona is a silent but strong mother, unlike her daughter Lisa who loudly insists on being called Joy. Mona is headstrong and has needed to be as a single mother, but now the young adult that is Lisa (or Joy) is seriously injured. In the hospital waiting room Mona continues to be the strong silent type and is determined to sort everything out for her beloved daughter, who has other ideas.
Playing Flashlight Tag
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Summer nights playing flashlight tag for a group of teenage boys turns into something else entirely when a girl joins their game. Hiding from each at night with a single beam of light to see by cannot hide a kind of illumination that touches them all.
The Colors of Autumn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The stirring days of autumn accompany one young man's journey from college to his girlfriend's home for Halloween weekend. The sheltered world of his youth, however, is about to be challenged by a series of harmless events that still maintain enough implications to open the door to some of the world's darker possibilities.
Petunia and Sir Alfred
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Al, a janitor at Lakeview Asylum, never noticed Petunia, a young schizophrenic patient, until Nurse Kathy nudges him into socializing with her. Little does he know he will get pulled into Petunia's bizarre metaphysical world. She claims to be a prophetess, filling one notebook after another with frantic scribbles. Intrigued by her strange religion, he becomes a neophyte initiate.
Eleven Miles from Home
Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Richard and Rachel stopped getting along months ago, but they continue to spend time together to satisfy the one interest they have in common. When misfortune steals that link away, however, and leaves them stranded on the side of the road eleven miles from home, they must not only figure out what went wrong in their relationship but individually decide whether it's even worth saving.
Perky Erect Nipples
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Antemoff Ebookery. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A story of lost love and young cats and high school and regret and rental cars and, um.... "I should clear up right now that Perky Erect Nipples is the name of my cat." Or so claims Isaac in the first sentence of this droll novella from Theric Jepson. But regardless of his cat's name, Isaac has other things on his mind. Including the girl who got away but still haunts his memory, and her, um....
Miss Me, Nightmare.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maria, a southern lit-freak, artist and teen meet's the friend she's met many times in her dreams. The only way she's documented meeting him are from sketches and memories. She realizes only later through a series of events that he's more of a beautiful nightmare than a sweet dream.
Good Night, Jerk Face
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,300. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Seff is a 15-year-old boy living in San Antonio, Texas who dreams of getting a 1980 Mazda RX-7 for his sixteenth birthday. When he learns that his parents refuse to give him one, he finds a job at a nearby Greek restaurant to earn money to buy his RX-7. He forms a bond with the owner of the restaurant and discovers what is really important when getting his dream car. A novelette by Scott Semegran.
Boring Short Stories From A Bearded Man
You set the price! Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Collection of short stories for those who enjoy literary surprises. It also mentions Imgur.
My Punk Rock Mom
Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A bitter orphan girl finds both love and her own humanity with her larger-than-life adopted mother.
StepShifter 1 - Alpha Billionaire Lover
Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You've read about the billionaires who like to tie things with ... ties. You've lusted over werewolves and werebears. You've sent your blood pressure through the roof fantasizing about that pair of muscle-bound MMA guys whose sole focus in life is to bring you to the heights of pleasure. You've perhaps asked yourself, self, why do all of these fantastic lovers have to be in different universes?
When Summer Lingers
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Dahna is quite comfortable in her role as an outcast. Her favorite activities are painting her nails and hanging out on the beach. An observation by the quirky Carr leads to an endearing friendship between two unlikely people. Note: This short story was first featured in Summer Shorts II: Best Kept Secrets by Durham Editing and E-books.