Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Don't Tell.
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Short Story. A brutally honest portrayal of what happens when Susanna - a young girl in Samoa - is sexually abused and everyone she turns to for help fails her. Again and again. A powerful and moving story that highlights a cruelly common problem facing many young people in Samoa today.
Run Away Charlotte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When you give your heart away to the one person who made it whole but couldn't commit, and another guy sweeps you off your feet and gives you everything you want, what do you do? Who do you choose? How do you win the battle between what's logical in your head verses what's love in your heart?
The Harvest of Reason
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
African American Ph.D. student Maddie Hawkins loves science, but the world of academia is a minefield of sexism, racism and egoism. Blue-eyed graduate student John Pitts is a cocky genius, an individualist and a lady’s man; everything Maddie disapproves of. Yet the heart leads you where reason would forbid, "and when the fire of love is ablaze" it burns "to ashes the harvest of reason."
All the Courses Run (An Equine Tale)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,750. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Anna Grant enters the world of show jumping, her dreams are crushed by a sinister man who brings out the darkness in her own soul.
My Indian Queen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?
Dreams in the Medina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the heart of Syria, Dreams in the Medina is a coming-of-age tale which explores the aspirations, passions and tragedies of a group of young Syrian women, who on the surface seem to have nothing in common but who are brought together in the deepest of bonds as they study and live together at the University of Damascus.
Written in the Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Believers of fate, destiny, whatever, say that there are many paths to your one final destination. No matter what choices you make you will always end up right where you are supposed to be. Well I guess I took the road less traveled because God knows I’m broken, bruised, and damaged.
I Can Do Anything
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Literature » 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!
Snipe Hunting
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
Crack in the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
Fall Leaves and the Black Dragon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Paradise Squandered
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
Paradise Squandered is the story of Andrew Banks, a recent graduate of Puget Sound Prep and quite possibly the most directionless member of his graduating class. Andrew returns home from a graduation trip to Hawaii and resigns himself to going through the motions of his own life, until he overhears the disturbing truth of his father's death and instantly decides to leave home forever.
Mannequin: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Lynne's dad often takes her shopping with him at a high-end men's boutique. Lynne likes to sit at the feet of the mannequin in the window and dream of what he'd be like if he were real. One day, a stranger walks in. For Lynne, nothing will be the same ever again.
Enchantment (The Channie Series Book One)
Series: Channie, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,510. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(4.35 from 20 reviews)
A lovable teenage mage and a BMX racer with a killer smile are frustrated by the chastity spell her parents cast to “protect her virtue.” So when they learn a blood-stained, magical book could break the curse, lust overrules logic. They ignore the warning signs of dark magic and unleash a malevolent force with the power to destroy everything they love … including each other.
A Chicken in the Outhouse
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Opp, Alabama, in 1937, was a boring place in the summer for a ten year old boy. Opp was short for Opportunity, a sad contradiction for a town that never developed beyond a series of small farms and ranches. But it was fertile ground for a kid with imagination and time on his hands, and young Billy Stacy had an abundance of both. And it would soon land him in trouble.
New House 5: How a dorm becomes a home
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Welcome to New House 5. For fifty-six freshmen it’s home. A place where friends are made and doors are always open, where hearts are broken and tears are shed. And for resident assistant Andy Butler, it’s the best story about friendship he has ever known. Watch as these students try to overcome their flaws and fears to create a bond so special that nothing can pull them apart. Not even themselves.
Alessandra (#1, Omega Beginnings Miniseries)
Series: Omega Beginnings Miniseries. Price: Free! Words: 20,950. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Five-year-old Alessandra is obsessed with Disney movies, tea parties and wants a real birthday party for once in her life. But normal kids don’t bring their toys to life for afternoon tea or see the colorful threads of magic and energy clinging to everything around them. On her sixth birthday, Alessandra begins to learn the truth. She’s special, and the men in the black van are coming for her.
Life of the Party
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The moment Mackenzie Taylor first sees Grey Lewis on stage, the wide-eyed teenager falls instantly in love. Though warned by her best friend Riley to stay away, she can't resist Grey's charm and talent, or the undeniable chemistry they share. Just as tempting as Grey's body--the aspiring rock star's ample drug supply. Before long, Mackenzie's addiction is all she has left.
The Second Fly Caster: Fatherhood, Recovery and an Unforgettable Tournament
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Compass Rose
You set the price! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
This is a prequel story for an upcoming series of novellas that I'll be writing. Standing up against bullies was nothing new to Rose. As a transgendered teen, she'd stood up to enough of it in her own life. This time though it had dangerous, almost deadly consequences. Given the power to level the playing field, she must decide on the best direction to go.