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Temperance by M. Latimer-Ridley
Price: Free! Words: 18,440. Language: British English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban(3.00 from 1 review)
There are moments within our lives that define us. In this short story we witness some of these events in the life of eight year old Temperance Levinthal, when she is forced to face school yard bullies, town gossips and a mother, devastated by circumstance.
New Girl (Anti-Heroes Book I) by Louise Bohmer
Series: Anti-Heroes, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban(2.00 from 1 review)
Get Ready to Root for the Villain... Serena is the new girl in a school that caters to not just "Norms," but the sons and daughters of the world's greatest Superheroes. The problem? She's the daughter of the Night Witch, a cardinal member of the League of Extreme Evil. She'd love to join the other super teens and prove she isn't the villain that her mother was, but...
Rainy Day with Sam and Bea by Amanda Borenstadt
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
A flash fiction piece I did for a rainy day blog fest featuring two characters from my fantasy novel, Syzygy. A silly little read even if you haven't read Syzygy. A fun companion piece if you have.
Idol Siren by Tiffany Fulton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Music(3.25 from 4 reviews)
16 year old Alicia is trying to find her niche in life according to her dead mother's wishes as well as for the father she never knew. So how does she expect to do that when the all-girls' school she attends is as stiff and dull as the headmistress who runs it and her heart isn't exactly set on fulfilling anyone's expectations but her own? Easy. Alicia decides to turn another world upside down.
The Archons by Julio Mario Espinosa Jimenez
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Is the year 2022, the nations of the world imposed a tax on breathing as a measure against climate change. To avoid problems with the breathing police: “The Archons” some citizens have decided not to talk ever.
The First Voice: Song of Teeth 1 by Eve Hathaway
Series: Song of Teeth, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Young history-buff Mark Moran and mysterious and determined Tatiana Byrd become friends, and she introduced him to a world beneath his familiar city that he had never known existed, where they stumble upon a fantastic, reptilian creature. They find themselves falling into an even deeper, dangerous world never before seen by humans...
Grime Diary: The American Interpretation by Ellie Grace
Price: Free! Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Grime is raw like an open wound, rough like rubbing your face on a 5 o’clock shadow with unmistakable passion and the heart of a thousand lions. Grime has its own rules that set it apart from Hip Hop. My name is Charlie Boy. I’m or I was a DJ. My first mission was to open my ears, but now I’m coming for yours too. So listen close and don’t be afraid when it starts to bite you.
Bug by James Pollard
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Imagine living with a bug that clings to the back of your skull. Only you can feel it. Is it really there? Are you insane? Join Blake on his journey in 'BUG' and decide for yourself. A weird short story by James Pollard.
Gridiron Follies by M Koleosho
Price: Free! Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Two football stars. Two tragedies. Gridiron follies explores the world of football and the pressure that comes with stardom, the bright lights often blinding those that stare into it for too long.
The Journals: Part I: Letters to Nobody by Emanuel Jones
Price: Free! Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
"The Journals" will be a mini free series of short writings that dives in the confused and sometimes dark mind of a young struggling writer. The Journals: Part I: Letters to Nobody-The young struggling writer express his feelings for a lady friend as well as his distance from others
Every Story Has Two Sides by C. Natasha Richburg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010 by St. Paul Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Every Story Has Two Sides is a coming of age series of short stories. It illustrates lessons that take place in the life of many characters that touch on, or are a part of, the life of Dallas Davis. The short stories intertwine the complex parent-child, boyfriend-girlfriend and sinner-convert relationships as the reader witnesses the young adult, coming of age experience.
Dirty Lemonade by John Southcross
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban(4.50 from 2 reviews)
An unemployed college grad takes to selling lemonade to earn a living and soon finds himself paying rent to run his lemonade stand.
Champagne Confines (Vampin XX) by Jamie Ott
Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » General
In jail, Starr couldn't be having a better time of it. Too bad her fun is short lived. When Marla and Shane, her two close friends, go missing, she promises to find out why.
Domestic Magic by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
At a high school for the magical, the most picked-on kid dreams about J. Rutherford Wisenhaur II killing people with a fire spell. She knows her nightmares portend the future, but her domestic magic lacks the power to do most difficult spells. To make matters worse, no one will believe her. So, what’s a young, nearly powerless witch to do?
Teammates by Jeff Roulston
Price: Free! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Teammates is the story of two childhood friends who end up on very different paths, one to stardom, the other to infamy. Set in the author’s old high school and the neighbourhood where he grew up, it is an emotional and all-too familiar tale about the temptations of the inner city and the efforts of young men to both defy stereotypes, and to live up to them... by any means necessary.
The Laptop Case by Caspar The Riddle
Price: Free! Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Kacper Zagadka. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Just a city life. Home, office, underground. Way back and forth. All these can be quite different when seen through the bag's perspective. Simple questions asked and answered by intelligent THING: a laptop case. A series of short stories about different situations, other people and other bags. By the way: do You know who wants the Freedom? :-)
Stare priče by Alen Kapidžić
Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: Croatian. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author(4.67 from 3 reviews)
"Mislim, drugo je bilo kada se onaj šupak od Cobaina ubio. To je živi kurac! 'Ko ga jebe! Kao on se nije znao nositi sa slavom pa se ubio! Ej, kao on je imo jebenih problema!? A nama će škver zatvorit! Ma, puši kurac šupčino! Dobro je da si se upuco jer bi' te ja, debilu! Al' ovo je nešto drugo! Pomriješe ljudi samo tako! SIDA, srčani, rak… Jebote, smrt hara!" - Tristo/tonska proba za EKV
James Dean Is Jimmy by Ben Campbell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
Experiencing James Dean equates to experiencing the Seven Wonder of the World in a philosophical way. He epitomized youthful angst against established ways, the Wonders were gifts for everyone to enjoy. This story is one young man's journey in self-discovery that was uplifted through an unusual meeting with James Dean and Marilyn Monroe, actors who passed away before they were understood.
Chazine Dreams by Tiffany Fulton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban, Essay » Sociology
Nirvana is an American who works as a translator, interpreter and talent scout for the media conglomerate, Aria Audio Visual while living in Aria as a recent college graduate. This is a Question and Answer Essay about her life and work. How did she come to work in this country? Why didn't she move to the capital city of Avalon like most foreign students do when they come to Aria?