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Flesh & Blood
Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Jessie had no idea that there would be a lot of "taking care" in the next few months. When neighbors show up on the farm dazed and bloody, Jessie and his Pa do their best to help their friends, but soon find that there is no way to help those that are already dead.
Fair Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This ebook contains two (unrelated) short stories: 1. "Fair Price" -- Young Kian has no memory of his parents, and his markings are different from those of other men in the tribe. Who is he? What mystery is concealed in his past? 2. "Writers Are Crazy And This Proves It" -- you'll have to read it to find out what it's about! :)
The Tent
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A young photographer gets a glimpse of an unfamiliar world. 1900 words
Slocomb's Pond
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Slocomb's Pond has a bad reputation. Some people have returned from it with tales of hideous creatures living beneath its placid waters. Others have not returned at all. This is the story of four boys who, one winter night, decide to tempt Fate at Slocomb's Pond, and who are caught most unaware when Fate takes them up on their wager.
The Wishing Star
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The night teenagers Brandon and Salina sneak out to meet and make a promise to come together again at ‘their spot’ every five years, it forges a bond stronger than either of them could ever imagine. As the world moves on and the affection behind their complicated relationship grows deeper, and they find themselves pulled toward decisions that will change their lives forever.
Shadows in the Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Jake goes fishing with his father and some friends, things don't turn out quite the way he thought they might.
Lonesome Serenity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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?
The Offer
Price: Free! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young boy on the cusp of adolescence is conflicted when suddenly propositioned by the young girl he has a crush on. He quickly discovers an uncomfortable truth that has soured the young girl's attitude towards the opposite sex, one that drives him to make an offer of his own, hoping to make a difference in her life.
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 » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
(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!
Pelican Smile
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Penny Leighton's father dies a huge hole is left in her heart, and it is a hole she has fallen into deeply. She becomes preoccupied with the need to know where his remains have been scattered. Desperate to set her father's haunting spirit free she, instead, discovers how to set herself free—to forgive
Angels Versus Virgins
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Abused - A Daughter's Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Relationships and 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.
The Road to Goodbye
Price: Free! Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011 by New Summerfield Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Letter to Jenny
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A belated letter to a best friend.
Assumptions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
"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?
The Right Kind of Perfect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
King Jimmy
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boys and girls begin a dangerous game in a school yard one cold winter's day. (Short fiction)
Kitchi's Courage
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kitchi, a fledgling osprey, is afraid of the water and therefore, cannot fish for himself. An inspirational story about finding courage through appreciation of joy and beauty, family bonds, and understanding of the life force in us all.
The Draft
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story about the end of a 1960s childhood in Massachusetts