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Frank & Myrrh by James Weaver
Price: Free! Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Twelve year old twins, Frank and Myrrh, leave New Mexico with their father's ashes after he dies in a freak accident on the rail road tracks. They ride with their Uncle toward Pacific Palisades to be with their estranged mother. They quickly learn that a devil is shadowing their travels.
Snow by Mike Ramon
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: American English. Published: September 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age
A father and son drive on a country road in a snowstorm. When the father is injured in a crash, it will be up to the son to find help.
Jack Fluke, Chapter 2 by James Weaver
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Coming of age
The bombs drop on San Diego. Jack tries to get all of his friends to leave the surf, to leave the beach, and escape to somewhere. Anywhere. They pay no attention to him. He leaves his surfboard and runs toward a water drain pipe dug into the side of the hill adjacent to Windansea Beach. At the entrance, he collides with Stasia, a beautiful girl he has worshiped from afar. The Story begins.
I Dare You... by George Vaughan
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Can just doing your best change the world? Can it make things better? Join Poppy and Ruby as they try to figure this out, with a little help from a real life sea monster...
Taken by Jody Calkins
Series: The Hexon Code, Story 0. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: American English. Published: September 9, 2019 by Emery Road Publications. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller & Suspense, Fiction » Coming of age
Taken is a chilling short story that provides clues to the story behind The Hexon Code by Jody Calkins.
Woman of the Old Roads by Joey Carney
Price: Free! Words: 18,840. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
A book of short stories, fiction, about about people who live in Tacache, where the cocaine cartels set up camp and the Peruvian government, under foreign pressure, set out to stop them.
The Cabinet Maker by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
He was the last in a long line of cabinet makers. But what if he would rather have a clean, better-paid job? What then? His grandfather would not hear of that, of course, nobody had ever asked him if he wanted to be a cabinet maker or not, and his life had turned out just fine, is what he always said. And what was with young people these days? He had to make up his mind though, before school.
The Running of Juan Antonio by David Xavier
Price: Free! Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
On the day he was killed Juan Antonio woke with the grandest of all gestures already worked out in his head, a display of the depths of his love that would put to shame all the other would-be suitors who stood on the wet cobbles and shouted to the same girl above them, a display that would win the heart of Isabella Ibáñez forever.
Ricky by E.E.O'BRIEN
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
Inside the mind of Nate, who is is babysitting his drug addicted and LSD fuelled best friend, Ricky. Meanwhile Ricky is going through Hell, just to stare at Heaven below him as he coasts on high highs. The best thing you will read this week, and it's only 700 words.
No M by srodjer
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The narrative looks back over his life and contemplates the regrets he's made. One particular incident on the playground while in elementary school confirms his deepest doubts and fears as he journeys through life unable to trust and forgive- and forget.
My Favorite Mistake by Emily Padraic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Faith's ex-boyfriend, Rick, broke up with her the summer after high school because of his best friend's lie. By the time Rick discovered the truth, it was too late. Now it's been two years, and he's standing on her grandma's front porch asking for a second chance. Will he get one? This is a coming of age romance short story: 3,400 words that was previously published under Kate Russell.
Côte d'Azur by Alan C. Baird
Price: Free! Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Screenplays » Romance
There's nothing quite so romantic as spending one's youth in a foreign land. Eric is a 20-something American guy who's having the time of his life on the French Riviera. Or maybe Eric is the 60-something who's looking back on his earlier years with nostalgia and trying to alter the course of his life. Inspired by Lawrence Durrell's metafiction in The Avignon Quintet and The Alexandria Quartet.
Lottie's Rest: A Story by Paul Bond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Donny had spent the last three days sulking in an off-season, seaside dump. He was out of booze and out of butts. Sure. He could have stepped up, tried to be a man, worked harder to keep his wife and marriage. But regret? Regret is for chumps. As though conjured, the fetching, young Emily enters the mix.
The Tin by Aksel Studsgarth
Price: Free! Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Set in New York in the 1950s, The Tin is a short story about innocence and secrets, and about the nature of good fortune.
The Last Binge Ever Volume 2 by Anon021
Price: Free! Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the previous installment of The Last Binge Ever, our morose slimy skinned Frog protagonist pronounced that he would have “ONE LAST BINGE” (for at least 4 months so he can stop being fat). This second volume continues his cynical journey through his “everythingstential crisis”.
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