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Midnight Baseball by Bob Pajich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
Abused - A Daughter's Story by L.L. Bartlett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Child abuse(5.00 from 1 review)
Emily Miller knew her life was about to change forever the day her mother said, "I'm pregnant." She'd hear those words again and again--and with every pregnancy Emily's father changed from bad to worse. For years the Miller family suffered through his rages. It took a terrible loss for the family to regroup, and all the love Emily can muster to save her siblings.
Cheery Red by Alicia Thomas-Woolf
You set the price! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Jane doesn't remember. Jane doesn't know that she doesn't remember. She seldom talks, much less questions her life, a life with a boring half day job and an overbearing mother. But when she is forced to go on a blind date, questions make a surprise appearance... and her boring life is threatened with frightening answers. This is a short story.
Girl in Alaska Stories - Part One by C. Elisabeth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
She grew from girl to woman in a world of men. Nineteen years old, a camouflage clad ingenue. Newly arrived at her first duty station in the last frontier. Home and high school, friends and family were three thousand miles away from this Alaskan spring full of attractive men and eye-opening experiences. What would she allow to mold her the most? First book of short stories in series.
Emerging Legacy: A Story of the Wolverine's Daughter by Doranna Durgin
Series: The Wolverine's Daughter, Book 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Award-winning author Doranna Durgin has over 49 novels and stories. Emerging Legacy is a story featuring the Wolverine's Daughter, in which the slavers who capture Kelyn's youthful hunting pack also threaten her village, which depends on the meat and trade pelts the pack brings in. But except for Kelyn, the pack is drugged…and Kelyn's nickname is Kelyn the Clumsy.
The Road to Goodbye by R.E. Cruz Caceres
Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
If Diego Hidalgo closes his eyes and thinks he can remember his life before it all changed. Diego is 18 years old and about to leave the old neighborhood. But before he does, he needs to find a way out. The Road to Goodbye is the story of Diego's plan and the obstacles that conspire to keep him in the barrio forever.
Black Diamond by David Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
A Texas boy in the 1950's learns about beginnings, endings, and the wheel of life at an old man's Black Diamond watermelon stand. This story earned a prize from Writer's Digest.
I Can Do Anything by Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Mr. November by Saul Tanpepper
Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,670. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense(4.00 from 1 review)
Hoping to finally reconcile the memory of his brother’s horrific death, a man returns to his childhood hometown and the house that has haunted him since that long-ago Halloween night. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mr. November is at once a ghost story, a coming-of-age tale, and a tribute to a favorite American pasttime.
Peripheral by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 1 review)
A young Filipina on a small island has oddly spaced eyes. She is made fun of. But then one day the tables turn in her favor. Rating: G (ok for all ages). Approx. 1800 words.
The Porpoise by George Vaughan
Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Cameron Rose. A legend. Confident, charming… yet secretly tormented by doubt. Beatrice Young. Gentle, quiet and wonderfully trusting… totally unprepared for the things she will learn. On a fateful midwinters’ night in the town of Seagrange, these friends make an astonishing discovery... and neither guess the consequences.
The Curious Road to Ithaca by Sjors Sommer
Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Life is great. We're born into this lovely world and are endowed with seemingly unlimited opportunities. We can do what we want - become what we want, but what do we do when the time has come to make the decision? Join the enthralling journey of someone who accepts the adventure and leaves his safe-haven in search of purpose.
On Monday She Travelled to India by Alanah Andrews
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
"I fell in love through the lens of her letters. I slowly gained strength from the magic in the ink..." William has been in hospital for a long time. His daily routine involves staring at the ceiling, watching the little glowing lights on the machine beside his bed, and staring at the ceiling again. This all changes one day when the nurse delivers him a letter from a girl named Hope.
Anodibe Whatkins by Warren Emens
Price: Free! Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Barely surviving birth in a devastating wildfire, Anodibe seems to seek revenge by striking out at everyone and everything that touches her.
You are Hungry by John Dodsworth
Price: Free! Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
A story about being homeless and all alone. The nameless narrator attempts to justify his existence in his last minutes, only to find, that no one is listening.
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(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
Elements of Strangers: a Collection by Madison Harrold
Price: Free! Words: 10,020. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A collection of three short stories illustrating the odd and surprising things that can happen when strangers enter the lives of three different people.
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