Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Alessandra (#1, Omega Beginnings Miniseries)
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Series: Omega Beginnings Miniseries. Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Five-year-old Alessandra is obsessed with Disney movies, tea parties and wants a real birthday party for once in her life. But normal kids don’t bring their toys to life for afternoon tea or see the colorful threads of magic and energy clinging to everything around them. On her sixth birthday, Alessandra begins to learn the truth. She’s special, and the men in the black van are coming for her.
Sick Day
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Price: Free! Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Nick is a sweet, exceptional young boy who only wants to go to school and show everyone the bomb he made. But things are never that simple. The closest he ever gets to school is the bus stop, where his plans take an unexpected turn. Fortunately for Nick, he has a lot of inner resources. And he'll need them all if he wants to get through a day full of bullies, bullets, snakes, and girls!
Gods of the Neon Age: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
During the Atomic Age and into the New Frontier, a boy and his mother drive aimlessly state to state in a stolen pickup truck, where they manage an existence on temporary jobs, spare dollars, and spare coins in the search of a home that they can one day call their own. As money and choices dwindle, the mother must choose between two paths that can bring a new life, or bring ruin upon them both.
The Monster on the Bus
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Bullying
A story for older kids about social bullying
Confessional
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The night I drove Roger home from a party was the night I had to relive all of my childhood mistakes.
Life is a Parallel Universe
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You set the price! Words: 13,310. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This tale takes place in the suburbs of Newcastle beginning in the 1980s, where we meet three girls who begin their first day at school together in the same time and place. Their lives, however, will be lived and experienced very differently.
Just Another Sunday: A Novel
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You set the price! Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Just Another Sunday Is Anything but Ordinary - Set against the backdrop of the turbulent late 1960s and early 1970s, Just Another Sunday is inspired by actual events and follows Lia Benedict, a teenager growing up in the suburbs of New Jersey.
Boys in Gilded Cages
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Price: Free! Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
In gloomy southern Missouri, meth-addicted preacher's son Eric Redmond--idealistic, eccentric, and wise beyond his years--warns us of an impending apocalypse of our own doing. With a wide cast of characters that exist in the periphery of unreliable source Eric, we see both dysfunction and beauty in this hypnotic and fragmented novel of adolescent self-destruction, bad medicine, and death.
Sixteen
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
What's it like to lose your father at 16 or fall for a man 16 years your senior? Lose your innocence to sin or gain strength through weakness? Sixteen brings together 16 vignettes of experiences in love and loss. Part fiction, part not, the anthology collects the truths of what it means to love and lose, want and wonder…how we are never the same once everything changes.
Apple in the Earth
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Price: Free! Words: 64,030. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After the death of his father, James is forced to hold together his family, his friends, and possibly his entire town.
After School
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Price: Free! Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Sometimes the Lessons Don’t End When the Dismissal Bell Rings! When Dayana Forbes finds her introverted classmate Caleb in the aftermath of a brutal attack by another student, her view of her school as a safe haven is left shattered in smears of blood.
Church Group
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Price: Free! Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A new home. A new school. A new best mate. Things are going pretty well for Luke Keane. But as teenage kicks veer into the hedonistic world of alcohol, drugs and partying things begin to spiral out of control. So how far is too far? And can you ever really know until it's too late?
Finding Creatures
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bernadette is a lonely little girl...until she meets Angel, a horse nobody else can see, a friend like she has never known before. But is she really the only one who can see Angel? Is she really Angel's only friend?
Main Street
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Price: Free! Words: 10,970. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
I’m walking down the street today because I don’t have anything better to do. The thick air of the city pulsates with its each breath, the trodden gray of the sidewalk undulates and retires with each step, my shoes raindrops in shimmering pools of concrete. One empty face slides past and then another, multitude and diversity swirls by, overwhelming, unfathomable, humanity embracing facsimile . .
The Drive
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Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It's always been routine but it never felt like it. Every year, there was always something - a moment, an emotion, a phrase, or even a word that distinguished one year from another. Now, after more than fifty years, I could still vividly remember every little detail of each year from the way her skirt spun whenever she danced all the way to how her eyes shone whenever she looked at me. This year..
Judith the Obscure
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Judith Nussbaum just woke up to find fifty thousand, Italian honneybees nesting in her hemlock tree, and all the diazepam in the universe won't make the swarm go away.
Cheery Red
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You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Bllleeeggghhh!
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You set the price! Words: 2,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The tale of a young girl with a devious plan to skip out on an important test.
Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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?