Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Dear Lucy
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
John Anderson views forward life through a backward lens.
Another Night, Another Occasion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Butterly feels that oddest of emotions on the night he meets his girlfriend’s parents: Optimism. He knows that meeting-the-parents plays into a nightmarish stereotype. Made out to be much worse than reality suggests. Surely? A story which explores that most uncomfortable of moments, and how badly wrong it really can go. Another Night, Another Occasion: A Short Story.
Turnabout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Is turnabout fair play? Growing up, Steve was Stella's best friend, until Trish came along.
Saffron
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Marion Churchman, code name SAFFRON, is an assassin employed by the vengeance goddess Nemesis. She may have been trained by an elite academy and rubbed elbows with immortals for five years, but it’s not her dream job. Sent on a particularly tough run, Saffron has no idea that she herself is being stalked, and her life is in danger. She’s not as invincible as Nemesis makes her feel.
এলভিস ও অমলাসুন্দরী
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: Bengali. Published: July 4, 2014 by Bookpocket Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
দু’জনেই বুড়ো হয়ে গিয়েছে। জরা গ্রাস করেছে দু’জনকেই । বাড়ীটার পলেস্তারা খসে গেছে জায়গায় জায়গায়। অনেক আগেই ধুয়ে গিয়েছে রঙ। সামান্য যেটুকু আছে তাতেও ভাগ বসিয়েছে আগাছার শিকড়। দোতলার বারান্দা খসে গেছে, খসে গেছে কার্নিশ। তবু দাঁড়িয়ে আছে। বহু প্রাচীন ইতিহাসের মত। রোদ বৃষ্টির দাগ শরীরে নিয়ে।
Gulabi
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The fictitious storyline revolving around two characters Monty (the psychotic part) and Virginia (the non psychotic part). The boundary between the two is permeable. Monty conjures up ‘Gulabi’, following his abrupt separation from his long time partner, while Virginia, having suffered from a personal loss sets out to follow her lifelong aspiration to travel the world.
Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Shine Your Eye
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Seni's older brother, Dele meets an attractive young woman on campus. Her name is Veronica. As Seni becomes acquainted with more details of Veronica, she believes that this woman is not who Dele thinks she is. Will her stubborn brother take his sister's advice or learn the hard way that a woman's intuition is often right?
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Four Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The first short story collection from Matthew Wayne Selznick focuses on revelations of clarity and epiphanies of character in the face of emotional challenges. Also included are brief essays exploring the formative experiences and memories that inspired each short story, making this collection Matthew Wayne Selznick's most personal creative work to date.
Refuge: A Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 18,630. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Stoked Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Zee must remember who she is, and learn to deal with what life has handed her, as well as the consequences of the choices she's made.
Grasshopper
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Joe is an ordinary man, trying to hold onto some joy in a world that is coming apart. As a child, he learns the meaning of loss. Rather than accepting it, he learns to protect his memories; even at the expense of the life he is living. The emotionally evocative imagery draws the reader into the story; and paints a stark picture of a man willing to sacrifice his future to hold onto his past.
Fulfilled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"Fulfilled" is a story of heartbreak and illusion that embodies the quote: "hurt people hurt people".
Summer of Frogs
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
During a hot, lazy summer in Georgia, 16-year-old Trixie sorts through the complexity of her parents' marriage, jealousy towards her adorable kid sister, and ambivalence about the religion she inherited. From a generation before texting and social media, Trixie relies on her best friend and partner-in-mischief, her vivid imagination, and her love of nature. For Trixie, it is the summer of frogs.
The Black Place Inside
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
After a massive earthquake ravages the world, one man becomes trapped underground in his car. Darkness, lonliness, and isolation become his only friends. If that wasn't bad enough, his own sanity begins to waver away, as well. Over time, he begins to reflect on his life and learns some very valuable lessons. Can they help him escape the black place inside?
The Street Will Never Love You Like I Do
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Natasha is on her way to a college open house when she runs into Johnny, her first love from the days when they both lived in the Arlington Road Homeless Shelter. Though they have traveled in different directions since "The Street Will Never Love You Like I Do" explores first love revisited and the difference that time, upbringing and life circumstances makes.
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
Puppy Memoirs: The Life of Peanut Short Story Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
All dogs wish to have a place in the world. One dog strives to learn his from day one. The story of PEANUT follows the fictional life of a German Shepherd, from his first memory until the very end. The first volume, fall in love with the Peanut as he learns the ropes of everyday life.
Candles
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Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
What makes a person's opinions and insights valuable to society? It might not be the vision from the top, such as from presidents and billionaires. The outsider sees where the herd is going, and what beliefs are leading it there. In general, there are no outsiders as potentially valuable as the disabled; in these two stories, the inspiring visions of two young mentally ill people are displayed.
Special Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jerry's life takes a bizarre turn when he's dumped by his girlfriend and gets accosted by Betty, the curvy young woman who lives in the apartment across the hall. A humorous tale that readers have called, "Laugh out loud funny", "Heartbreaking", and "Ultimately satisfying." Note: this is the PG-13 version of "Special Girl Needs Sexing"