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Taken Back by Eric Fahey
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
"Taken Back" is a short story from the perspective of a young man who suddenly finds himself drafted into the Vietnam War. He finds himself struggling to come to terms with his fears and discovering what "home" really is.
Aurius by Catherine Fitzsimmons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 126,240. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by Brain Lag. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
What starts as a young man's adventure of a lifetime soon becomes the most humbling experience he's ever had. Fighting for his very life, fighting fate, trying to grasp the foreign aspects of a strangely familiar land, and taking on a quest that will affect the entire world are just the beginning. And as months pass, he starts to long for something he never expected--home.
Liqueur de la Succession by Jim Schumacher
You set the price! Words: 85,900. Language: French. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Que feriez-vous si on vous retirait de votre famille, si on détruisait vos rêves et vous ôtait votre paix? L'accepteriez-vous, ou voudriez-vous vous venger? Pour Fioréat, la réponse est facile: il ne s'arrêtera pas avant que celle qui est responsable de son malheur n'ait payé.
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.
King Jimmy by Sue Verrochi
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
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.
The Care and Feeding of Rubber Chickens: A Novel by Scott William Carter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
"My dad owns a rubber chicken factory." With this zany first line, readers are launched on a surprisingly poignant coming-of-age journey. Part buddy story, part road trip adventure, and part ruminations on the difference between love and infatuation, Carter offers up a vivid portrait of a young man who blunders into a thousand-mile quest to tell the girl of his dreams how he really feels.
The Second Fly Caster: Fatherhood, Recovery and an Unforgettable Tournament by Randy Kadish
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 12 reviews)
Erik is proud that his father is a great fly caster, but then an unexpected outcome of a casting tournament leaves Erik questioning what once seemed to be only a sport. Years later, these questions deepen when Erik’s ideals are crushed by war. He struggles with his demons, until a discovery leads him to new meanings of fly casting. Through their prism, Erik sees the world in a forgiving light.
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.
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.
Wayward Duke's Bride. (Regency Bride & Duke#1). by Sarah Darcy
Series: Wayward Duke's Bride. Clean & Wholesome Romance., Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,180. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Coming of age
Regency Bride & Duke#1. Clean & Wholesome Romance. A duke buys a wedding cake for his wedding and meets his first love again. A British bake-off romance that revolves around the purchase of a wedding cake from Lydia's cake shop in York, England. Also available as a Regency Romance Novella.
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.
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?
Wax by Eric Z.
Price: Free! Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
In a hauntingly perfect neighborhood only known as Woodbridge, Merci is at odds with himself, everything and everyone around him. As he struggles with life as a self-doubting yet somehow confident and sarcastic success to the people around him, his life changes when he meets a beautiful girl under the lamp lit streets of Primrose.