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The Cabinet Maker by Ulf Wolf
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
He was the last in a long line of cabinet makers. But what if he would rather have a clean, better-paid job? What then? His grandfather would not hear of that, of course, nobody had ever asked him if he wanted to be a cabinet maker or not, and his life had turned out just fine, is what he always said. And what was with young people these days? He had to make up his mind though, before school.
The Running of Juan Antonio by David Xavier
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
On the day he was killed Juan Antonio woke with the grandest of all gestures already worked out in his head, a display of the depths of his love that would put to shame all the other would-be suitors who stood on the wet cobbles and shouted to the same girl above them, a display that would win the heart of Isabella Ibáñez forever.
Ricky by E.E.O'BRIEN
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
Inside the mind of Nate, who is is babysitting his drug addicted and LSD fuelled best friend, Ricky. Meanwhile Ricky is going through Hell, just to stare at Heaven below him as he coasts on high highs. The best thing you will read this week, and it's only 700 words.
Apples & Chainsaws: Part Three - The Party by Thomas M. Willett
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Part Three of Three. With the 10th year high school reunion rapidly approaching, four people take a look back on their lives as they determine how they have grown since graduation Over the course of four intertwining narratives, the story explores the themes of what it means to be on the cusp of your 30s by looking at what it means to be healthy, happy, physically attractive, responsible, smart,
No M by srodjer
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The narrative looks back over his life and contemplates the regrets he's made. One particular incident on the playground while in elementary school confirms his deepest doubts and fears as he journeys through life unable to trust and forgive- and forget.
Eyesore by Kyle David Iverson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Soon-to-be college graduate Tor Leingaard stares down a future in the soul sucking corporate world. All that's standing in the way is his passion, and a dangerous new friendship with the best graffiti writer he's ever seen.
Broken by R L Stephens
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 85,180. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
Having finished as the no 1 junior for the second year running Emily Bevan could have looked forward to turning professional at the turn of the year. However, a serious car accident seemingly put an end to her ambitions and potential career. While recovering from the resultant injuries Emily is forced to revaluate her life and previous behaviour.
My Favorite Mistake by Emily Padraic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Faith's ex-boyfriend, Rick, broke up with her the summer after high school because of his best friend's lie. By the time Rick discovered the truth, it was too late. Now it's been two years, and he's standing on her grandma's front porch asking for a second chance. Will he get one? This is a coming of age romance short story: 3,400 words that was previously published under Kate Russell.
Benjamin's Field: Ascent (Book Two) by James Knights
Series: Benjamin's Field Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Benjamin's Field trilogy is an interwoven tapestry of parables that explore various aspects of human existence, such as the role of family loyalty versus individual need, personal liberty and how it relates to society's demands, religious prejudice, racism, intolerance, the role of charity, and the overwhelming
Drinking in the Park by Fergus Anthony
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,750. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Drinking one can of beer after another, an old man recalls the events that led him to be an old man drinking alone in the park.
Club Cain by LD Marr
Price: Free! Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Coming of age
In the dystopian near future, there are two classes of people—the users and the used. I'm a recovered drug addict. But now teens in New York are disappearing, so I have return to my dark past to find out why. My hunt leads me down into an even darker place. And I don't know if the strange psychic experiences I'm having are real or all in my mind.
Girls Like Us by Alex Apostol
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,100. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Can lifelong friendships really last forever? Hailey and Triss have been best friends since the second grade. Twenty-one-years later, the two girls are moving from Virginia to California for a fresh start. Road trips can be tiring, especially when the person you're with is irritating you. Hailey tries her best to have fun with Triss like they used to, but it gets harder with each passing day.
The Challenges of Life by Sunshine L. Garses
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Coming of age
THE CHALLENGES OF LIFE, is a collection of three dramatic short fiction stories. Each piece represents different stages of life and the struggles that come with it. The first story is a groups conflict with nature. The second is about a couple of interns unsure if their life's work was for nothing. The last short story is about a mother having to tell her grown son she is about to die.
Dawn Patrol by Mia Soto
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
One final summer. That is all anyone ever has between carefree and responsible. When it all comes down to it, how much can anyone wring out of those final moments before everything changes forever?
The Burning Cathedral of Summer: Stories of Darkness and Youth by Wayne Kyle Spitzer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
In the summer of 1980, three teen aged boys must confront an unspeakable evil.
The Bronze Man's Secret and Other Stories by N. K. Aning
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A four book bundle A young boy confronts his enemy in a final showdown when his parents travel. A young boy must use his wits to save a beautiful princess from a castle. Jack must come to terms with the death of his best friend as he experiences a profound encounter with the divine. James must come to terms with his past as he is given a second chance at redemption
Côte d'Azur by Alan C. Baird
Price: Free! Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Screenplays » Romance
There's nothing quite so romantic as spending one's youth in a foreign land. Eric is a 20-something American guy who's having the time of his life on the French Riviera. Or maybe Eric is the 60-something who's looking back on his earlier years with nostalgia and trying to alter the course of his life. Inspired by Lawrence Durrell's metafiction in The Avignon Quintet and The Alexandria Quartet.
Lottie's Rest: A Story by Paul Bond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Donny had spent the last three days sulking in an off-season, seaside dump. He was out of booze and out of butts. Sure. He could have stepped up, tried to be a man, worked harder to keep his wife and marriage. But regret? Regret is for chumps. As though conjured, the fetching, young Emily enters the mix.
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