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The Young Mike Adams by Kenneth Kerns
Series: Mike Adams, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
Karaoke. Brightly colored shirts. "I Voted" stickers. Prank wars and scavenger hunts. These defined the young lives of Mike and David. They were students like any others: they rushed a fraternity, went to parties, and sometimes even went to class. But after making a difficult choice, only one could go on to become a U.S. Senator. Find out how in this collection of short stories.
The Not-So-Holy Bible by Pete Nicely
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,130. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Fourteen-year old Claude Tillson is tired of waiting for his mother to sober up and move them out of his miserable grandparents’ house. After deciding that only he can fix everything, he asks his grandfather for help. What he gets instead destroys his faith and sends him and his mother on the run. The Not-So-Holy Bible is the story of how the truth can set you free. But first it breaks your heart.
Why Rock the Boat by William Weintraub
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,460. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In a tale reminiscent of The Front Page, Harry Barnes, a young reporter joins the Daily Witness where the managing editor, Philip Butcher fires journalists while clamping down on real news. To amuse himself Harry writes hilarious Butcher stories, which inexplicably appear in the Witness. When he falls for Julia, a reporter who is hot for rebellion, Harry is tempted to rock the boat all the way.
Gutter Child by Jeremy Bursey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For the first eighteen years of his life, Jimmy Grogan has led a blissful existence of sweet ignorance. But on the day he leaves for college, he discovers a family secret that could upend every piece of cozy perfection he knows. Now he must solve the most unsettling mystery of his life: Has his family been living a lie?
Robert's Ride by Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,910. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Born in a small town in rural Georgia, Robert is placed in a foster home after being orphaned at five. After too long, he is finally one of the lucky ones. He struggles to make sure his new adoptive mother likes him and wants to keep him, in spite of the fact that she really has no idea what to do with a child. Robert desperately tries to figure out to read her and please her. Can it work out?
Cheeseburger by Charles Harvey
Series: Short Reads · Wes Writers and Publishers · Romance and Love. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The New Edition was hot, Prince and Michael Jackson were cute, and Hattiesburg Mississippi was a small mostly crime free town until the mid-1980’s when gangs and drugs descended. Despite the change, the young are always smitten by the notion of love.
The Apple Tree Man by Joel Arnold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
The One: A Short Story by Teresa Lo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In "The One," a recent college graduate delays entering the real world by forming a drug and sex-fueled relationship with "The One," a boy her age who is nothing what he seems.
Emo Goth Girl (Francais) by Icy Rivers
Series: francais · Emo Goth · Romance. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: French. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » 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.
Lighting the World by Merle Drown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015 by Whitepoint Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Wade Rule reveals to his classmate Maria that he plans to run off to Vermont to escape his domineering mother. When Maria tells him she'd rather run off than live with her father, Wade makes up his mind to take Maria along. But when he shows up at school with a shotgun to fetch her, things go horribly wrong.
From The Dead by John Herrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,460. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 1 review)
When Jesse Barlow escaped to Hollywood, he hungered for fame-but eleven years of failure result in a drug-induced suicide attempt. Revived at death's door, Jesse returns to his hometown to make amends. But Jesse's commitment becomes a baptism by fire when his secret son's illness calls for a sacrifice-one that could cost Jesse the very life he regained. A story of mercy, hope and second chances.
The Girl with the Guitar by Zelah Meyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Jane is a professional guitarist who can’t wait to introduce her cool new boyfriend, Josh, to all her friends at the house party. By the end of the weekend, she might just feel differently.
Salute (A Patriotic Short Story) by Mark S. R. Peterson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » War
COREY LITTLE doesn’t have many friends his own age. Instead, his best friend, HAROLD PHELPS, is a white-haired old man and World War II veteran who sparks a new love of life through fishing.
Flying Finish by Vivian Roycroft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Fiction » Coming of age
Dixie’s an apprentice jockey, riding winners for the stable where her father works. When trainer Jake gives her the Fraternity ride on Bow Wave, a super two-year-old colt, she should be over the moon. But Shane, the jockey whose kisses make her tremble, is also riding in the Fraternity. He and his father need to win or they’ll sink further into debt. How can Dixie race against their desperation?
Fledgling Witch (Prequel to the Landers Saga) by Karen Nilsen
Series: The Landers Saga, Prequel. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
A Prequel to the Landers Saga In the wake of her mother's death, young Safire fights for her footing as an artist and a witch in a skewed Renaissance world that punishes those who step outside its rigid boundaries. Can she defy the family she loves and still find happiness?
The Scribe's Daughter by Stephanie Churchill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Usurped foreign thrones, vengeful noblemen, hardship, trauma and danger… Is information about Kassia’s past, about the mysteries of her family’s history, reward enough to face a future she doesn’t want? Only an unyielding inner strength will help her survive, and only then will she discover that contrary to her prior beliefs, she is not defined by external things, that she is worthy to be loved.
A Family Legacy: The Watson Works by Wilson James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,840. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Another tragedy has struck the Watson family and now the only thing left is the family business. Connor, the younger of the teen brothers, must try to make the tough decisions that will keep things going. Can Connor deal with his profound loss and prevent a similar tragedy when he has the chance? Can he find happiness and make a new family? Join Connor in this story of adventure and courage.
Playing the 'Son' Card by Wilson James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Troy lost his father at age 9. Ever since then, he’s been steadily losing confidence in himself and his ability to make his way in the world. Troy is increasingly the target of bullies at school and he’s just hanging on. He hates school and socializing has become torture. Now age 12, he has one chance to change his life and start new. Will he meet the challenge or will he remain a victim?
Between These Walls by John Herrick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
Zac and the Reluctant Prince, Book 1 of Prince David series by Wilson James
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,050. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
David is suddenly the royal heir, and is now also an orphan. Those two huge problems confront teenager Zach and his family, who simply want to protect David and help the younger boy deal with his destiny. They all want to be normal teenagers, but their new roles might make that impossible. A contemporary story about keeping friendships, seeking adventure, overcoming challenges, and making history.