Fiction » Coming of age

The Bear Business
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2018 by L.L. Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
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Lonely five-year-old Mandy awakens to find a talking bear cub named Freddy curled upon her bedroom floor. Her aunt disproves of the friendship and Mandy and Freddy must find a way to stay together without her anyone knowing.
All Was Well
Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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On the surface, Todd's family is just like every other on his block. Another cookie cutter house with another cookie cutter family. But behind the boarded up window, a dark secret resides.
Toasting Her
Price: Free! Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
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David Njoku, a shy and studious 20-year old, believes he has found the girl of his dreams. The only problem is that he has never actually spoken to her. To complicate matters, David learns that she might be embroiled in a nasty scandal on campus. Will he overcome his shyness and pursue the girl he has fallen in love with?
The Feels
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
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Three of Jamaak Morris’s many short stories that involve love, determination, strength, and forgiveness. The different protagonist in the different stories found the courage to do what is needed of them.
All the Stars in the Sky
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Coming of age
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Mom always told us to stay out of the woods behind the house. There was something final about the way she said it, like she had been there her whole life. She didn't always say a lot to us growing up. Sure, sometimes you couldn't shut her up, but she spent a lot of time just standing at one window or another, staring out at the woods behind the house.
Angels Versus Virgins
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Coming of age
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A young man with a mission: to get himself killed, to subvert the established order in the name of the one true faith. What can come between him and the virgins he has been promised, if not the Angels in his heart? Dark humour lightens this tale of teenage longing taken to the extreme.
Shadows in the Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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When Jake goes fishing with his father and some friends, things don't turn out quite the way he thought they might.
Seeing Scarlet Volume One: Passages of Youth
Series: Seeing Scarlet, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
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(Character ages: 8-12) Three short stories about coming of age: "Waves", "Winter's Garden" and "Fishing for Kisses". Were you ever a tomboy? Did you wish you could change your position in the family? Did you have your heart broken at early age by your best friend? Then you can relate to Scarlet. Escape to Narragansett, Rhode Island and enjoy some fresh new shorts, this summer!
Changing Stripes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An abstract piece on racism, Bienvenu showcases a White girl and an Hispanic boy parted by the waters of racism. They are torn apart by the world around them and left to face the harsh truth that the world doesn't see people for who they are, only the color of their skin.
The Attic
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
The transformation of a young boy into a man as he comes to grips with his fear of "The Attic"
El Calor Del Deseo
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
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A short, metaphorical tale narrating the timeless art of seduction through an unusual, and unexpected, fictional juxtaposition.
Dear Bette Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bette Davis ruined my life. Well, Bette Davis and Howard Hawk's 'The Big Sleep'. This is the story of my childhood.
Sixteen
Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
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What's it like to lose your father at 16 or fall for a man 16 years your senior? Lose your innocence to sin or gain strength through weakness? Sixteen brings together 16 vignettes of experiences in love and loss. Part fiction, part not, the anthology collects the truths of what it means to love and lose, want and wonder…how we are never the same once everything changes.
Why I Document
Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4 ยท Truly Unique Books. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
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These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
The Butterfly Effect
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
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A father watches his daughters lovingly care for a squirmy gang of caterpillars. When they morph into butterflies, the girls witness the true meaning of life... unfortunately. A short story by Scott Semegran.
Best Friends
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Travel through Jordan and Michelle's friendship. Jordan has just moved back to her hometown with her daughter and she reflects on major points on her friendship with Michelle.
Four Corners - Four Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
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NEW PRICE! Four Corners has stories with warmth, humor, and surprise. They tell of the human condition in various aspects of life.
Light Tower Power
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Coming of age
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In this short adapted from the novel The Mighty Roman, Roman Meister, a gargantuan former minor-league home run champ and manager of the sub-minor-league San Carlos Coyotes, takes his mighty bat THOR in hand to put on a show for his eighteen-year-old charges.
Hello, Emptiness
Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sound of breaking glass wakes Colin and brings him downstairs, where he discovers a boy called Joe. Then the boy begins telling the story of what has brought him there that night, and Colin realises how much he has in common with the painfully lost young man and how sometimes we can find help from the least likely person in the least likely of circumstances.
Dehydration
Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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Dry prairie landscape and a bleak travelling companion help a young woman discover her own calm water.