Fiction » Coming of age

Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Coming of age
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A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Lonesome Serenity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Coming of age
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I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?
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!
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?
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.
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
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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 Road to Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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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.
Honor and Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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When 14-year-old Sissy discovers she's not simply the dark skinned friend of the Davis family, she's devastated. The truth destroys everything she's ever known about herself.
Letter to Jenny
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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A belated letter to a best friend.
Assumptions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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"You live in the neighborhood, you die in the neighborhood." Well, Susan has other plans. To make it out; to make her dream come true. Only she’ll have to do it in secret. And when she meets a kind stranger in the woods, she thinks she's found her way. But has she? Or does this stranger have other plans for her? Plans for a lifestyle she'll have to keep secret or risk losing her family forever?
My Last Summer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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My Last Summer is a young adult novel, a coming of age story, and a tale of east meeting west. Everyone has a dream, but some dreams might just break everything apart.
The Right Kind of Perfect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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Fifteen year old Tessa Smithers has anything but the perfect life and things only get worse once she is accused of being a bird killer. Suddenly the entire town has turned upside down and the only thing they can agree on is she's guilty. Has everyone lost their mind or is it just her? Bienvenu writes a sensational teenage comedy that will leave you laughing until you cry.
Old Souls Inn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
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It’s the 1950s and young Rosa Farmer can’t understand why her father went to all the trouble to dig a bomb shelter in their yard and then permitted a bomb of gargantuan proportion to fall on their family. Old Souls Inn is a literary fiction story about forgiveness and redemption, prejudice and discrimination, saints and sinners—and what it takes to truly become an “old soul.”
Tornado Gift
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
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A short story, about 2000 words. Strange is when a passing tornado drops an antique Westinghouse refrigerator in the backyard of your trailer. Stranger still is what is inside when Dad opens it, and what the contents mean for two rambunctious boys who often pay too little attention to their surroundings.
The German Housemate - A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Ever have the misfortune of living under the same roof with an annoying, eccentric individual whose sight you couldn’t stand? Here is a story for you...
Oh My Days
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,270. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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Leanne lives on a rough council estate with her mum and two sisters. Follow her on her journey experiencing the highs and lows of life for a young woman living in the ends. From falling in love with a criminal, to getting hooked on the raving scene, to suffering abuse, heartache and betrayal, she goes through a lot. Come with her and see life through her eyes in this gritty coming of age story.
Lane Changes
Price: Free! Words: 88,080. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
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What should be a celebratory year--new boyfriend, new friends, star swimmer--closes when high school senior Lane Meyers is held captive by a harasser, whom she viewed as a friend. This final act forces Lane to change her thoughts about relationships, love, sex, mental illness, the future and the direction her life is taking. Hopefully, college will have a lot less drama.
Running the Shale
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
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Annie realizes that sometimes words can be far more dangerous than falling into an ice-cold, racing river.
'A Story Untold'
Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
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‘A Story Untold’ is the tale of four young children who share in an incredible adventure. Taken against their will on a ride through the stars, the children all process the experience rather differently, and as the full weight of their situation dawns on them, it is up to each to find the meaning and sense behind it in their own individual way.