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Del by Jon Sindell
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Del, a young city gardener, must rely on a simple good nature to deal with thorns botanical and human. By the author of The Mighty Roman and the short story "Lawrence."
The Hands of God by Gerald M. Weinberg
Series: Women of Power, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age(4.63 from 8 reviews)
How Would You Live If You Lost Your Hands? Could you feed yourself? Clean yourself? What about opening a door? How would you dress yourself, or tie your shoes? Would everyone you ever loved consider you a freak? A monster? Pamela Ruka knows the answers to these questions, and more. When she was six years old, she lost her hands in the accident that claimed her mother’s life.
Shine Your Eye by Sharon Abimbola Salu
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Coming of age
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?
Grown Fast and Hard by James Calore
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Western
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.
Sisters by Meredith Rae Morgan
Price: Free! Words: 81,640. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
At 16, Charlotte Jefferson was an illiterate runaway. Rescued by a stranger, she was placed in an orphanage run by nuns, where she worked in the kitchen. At 18, she joined the convent. A few years later, against her wishes, the community elected her to be its mother superior. As the decades pass, Charlotte goes to extraordinary lengths to care for the aging members of her community.
Eversea: a love story by Natasha Boyd
Price: Free! Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Eversea: a love story, is a Winter Rose Contest FINALIST ~ An orphaned, small-town, southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt. A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both forever. "Total escapism!" ~ Aestas Book Blog
Paper Ghosts by Vanessa Deroo
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 2 reviews)
There are stories of love, stories of loss. Stories you wouldn't think are real, and yet they are, of course they are, because the people who lived them are here to tell them. Stories of letting go, stories of moving on. Stories of second chances. Stories of people looking for something.Ghost stories, caught on paper to be real.
De Thuiskomst van Kris Custers by Willem Beelen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: Dutch. Published: March 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
'Het was het jaar dat iedereen werk vond, zelfs Nancy en ik hadden een baan.' Dit is het verhaal van Veerle Custers, 17 jaar. Wanneer haar broer, Kris, na anderhalf jaar gevangenis vrijkomt, willen zijn ouders hem niet meer zien. Veerle is te jong om voor zichzelf te zorgen, toch ontfermt ze zich over hem.
Beyond Parallel by Matthew Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
ONE BOY. ONE GIRL. ONE INSIGNIFICANT MOMENT THAT CHANGES THEIR LIVES FOREVER. Bella and Clark are two young twenty-somethings, finding themselves in a chaotic and crazy world. One craves love; the other avoids it. Will they find one another, or will a single what-if moment mean they never meet?
A conversation with God-Unlocking the Truth by Neha .
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
“You are a soul & Your Father is Supreme Soul. Now He has come on Earth-To destroy this old age & to lay the foundation of a new Golden age.”
The Art of Letting Go by Stephanie Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
For eighteen years, Camille has watched her son, Michael, grow up and has loved him more than anyone else. Now, when Michael joins the army, she must learn to let him go, even if it hurts.
When Babies Dream by James m Dunn
Price: Free! Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
An 18 month-old biracial girl named Ciara, lives with a young single white foster father, Jim. He is afraid to take her in at first but over the next eight months the two become an unlikely family until time carries both of them away. The story is told through as a dream where Ciara sees her past from safe inside a tornado, looking out windows that float all around her, showing life with Jim.
The Gamekeeper by Brian Parker
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
In this short story by Brian Parker, a young boy learns one of life's lessons, a lesson that he will carry with him for life.
Fall Leaves and the Black Dragon by Erik Gustafson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Horror » General(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Liam’s formative years were far from normal. When he was six, there was a huge fire that involved his childhood friend. This horrific past won’t leave him alone. Literally. Demons want him dead. Voices beckon to him in the night. To try and end this nightmare life, this dark coming of age journey reveals a truth more horrifying than the huge fire Liam lived through as a child.
dancer, zero by S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...