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Gitanjali- An Ode to Life by Vineeth Ravichandran
Price: Free! Words: 86,770. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A blissful love story is torn apart by a blunder. A heartbroken young man is sent to a sleepy town to handle Industrial Relations in a violent factory. An old Gandhian’s 40 year long wait to win back his estranged family, sees a glimmer of hope. A terminally ill youngster awaits the one who would fulfill his Death Wish. When they come together, that’s Gitanjali- an ode to life.
Back Creek by Leslie Goetsch
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
It’s the summer of 1975. Eighteen-year-old Grace Barnett knows she should be preparing to leave for college in September. But a strange Memorial Day boating accident on the creek near her Virginia home--she’s the only witness to the apparent suicide--kicks off a series of events that will define her family’s future as well as her emerging view of life.
Curtain Cape by David Bobis
Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
2009 3rd Place Winner, John Marsden Young Writer’s Award. This is a tale of two troubled youths as they travel the road equipped with nothing but some food, a gun and a bag of bullets. Delirious, wild and sometimes frightening, Curtain Cape puts you right alongside misguided Victor and his reluctant brother as they journey through a broken world of petty crime, dreamy wolves and stolen cars.
Hazelnut Street by Norman Crane
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A story about returning to the street you grew up on. Everyone's there, but everything's changed. You've changed. The faces you recognize are not the ones you speak to. The people you meet are not the ones you knew. And when she takes you by the hand and pulls you between houses, fireworks exploding overhead, there is pain where once there was so much hope.
The Summer of Our Foreclosure by Sean Boling
Price: Free! Words: 79,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
When the American Dream is defined as something you can’t afford, you can extend your finances, extend your commute, extend your family, extend your reasoning, and when the dream snaps back into reality, extend the party one more summer and try to finally enjoy what you have before it’s gone.
Adult World by Christopher Scott Grimaldi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,480. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
On his eighteenth birthday, Brian Hartman takes a job at Adult World, a pornographic specialty store, and over several months before graduating high school not only receives quite an extra-curricular education, but also discovers that not all of the people in his life are who he thought they were - including his own mother.
Going Through Changes by Brendan Gerad O'Brien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
A short coming-of-age story in 5,600 words. When Katie's father died the whole family is fragmented. How could she possibly repair things, bring them all back to how life was before ... then she finds a £5.00 note and everything falls into place.
The Devil eats Coleslaw by James Eddy
Series: Diamonds, #5. Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
Joseph Holly knows the truth: Work is rarely as dull as when you are eighteen years old and in love. ‘The Devil eats Coleslaw’ is a working day in Joe's life, which sees him trapped in a supermarket with strange customers, ex-teachers, daydreams, bad ideas, Sonic Youth, The Replacements, and an overwhelming need to see his girlfriend,Diane.
Speaking Emotions by Terra James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(4.90 from 10 reviews)
A short story based on a young girl's struggle with life. She's unable to communicate. Her mother discovers a way to allow her to express herself differently. She has a suppressed secret that's affecting her life. Will she eventually be able to communicate or will this secret continue to destroy her?
The Reappearance of Sam Webber by Jonathon Scott Fuqua
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
When eleven-year-old Sam Webber's father disappears without a trace, he and his mother are forced to relocate to a tough neighborhood. Unfamiliar with his surroundings, intimidated by his new school, Sam is lost until he meets Greely, the school's elderly black janitor. Through this unlikely friendship, Sam begins to heal. The Reappearance of Sam Webber won an Alex Award.
King Arthur's Story from Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend by Cheryl Carpinello
Series: The Quest Books · Companions to The Quest Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Arthurian, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
Many times, small stories are found in the material that an author must cut from a novel. This is the story behind King Arthur's visit to King Leodegrance and his daughter Guinevere found in the medieval Arthurian Legend children's book "Guinevere: On the Eve of Legend."
Tänzer, Null by S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: German. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Merry Christmas, Deutschland! Eine kostenlose kurze Geschichte über das Leben der nördlichen New Jersey Gymnasiasten. Ihr Leben für immer verändert, wenn ein Austauschstudent aus Russland kommt. Hochschulzugangs, Wachstumsschmerzen, Kulturschock
Crazy About You by Randy Attwood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Service brats grow up on military bases. Asylum brats grow up on the grounds of mental hospitals where their parents work. Both juveniles and adults will be riveted by the story of high school asylum brat Brad's week in 1964 that tests his sanity and grows him up faster than he ever wished.
Four Dog Riot by Joe Cottonwood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s not about dogs. Or riots. It's about stealing waterfalls and holding them for ransom. It’s about using a guitar as an assault weapon. And living in a secret bedroom at a shopping mall. And having neighbors who are starting a software company in a garage. It’s another year of school in Menlo Park, California in the year 1998.
Lex by Pauline Sarélot-Le Floc'h
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,020. Language: French. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Alysson Béling, vingt ans, se lance seule à la recherche de L.E.X, un célèbre cambrioleur amateur d'oeuvres, persuadée qu'il a été témoin du meurtre de son père. Mais ce fameux voleur, considéré comme une légende urbaine, existe-t-il vraiment ? La jeune femme va découvrir qui se cache derrière les lettres L.E.X, et se voir proposer une vengeance à la hauteur de l'homme qu'était son père.
The Gathering by Cecelia Smith
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A mythical land where four leaders guide the people without interfering with their lives. A great ceremony is held by the leaders calling all the people into a meadow. The ceremony transforms the people and the leaders.