Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Cadomin: the Adventures of Billy Boy
By Charles Wood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Cadomin is the fantastic story of a young boy's search for his stolen bike and his mother. Billy and his mother live in a ghost town in the foothills of the Rocky mountains. When his beloved bike goes missing, he leaves his mom and goes in search of it. He returns after being unable to find his bike only to find that his mom has also disappeared. He ventures into the mountains in search of her.
Toward Destiny
By Lake Larsen
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 33,610. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Taking place in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Toward Destiny is a novel which challenges the oft-revered institutions of academia, journalism, and wealth. Find yourself cheering for Troy as he comes of age and attempts
Life of Cards
By Anthony Wrytt
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A young man named Anthony Holmes sacrifices everything for the lifestyle of his dreams only to find that his "perfect" life not only lacks any kind of joy or meaning but is also fragile and unstable like a tall house of cards. Can he find true happiness?
Snipe Hunting
By Gemma Drazin
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
0.5 star(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.
The Garbage House
By Orrrin Styro
You set the price! Words: 105,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Jake's a twenty-year-old drop-out living in his mother's hoarded house. Without ambition and surrounded by garbage, his future looks bleak. When his troubled, underage girlfriend becomes pregnant with his child, he sees it as a second chance. His dreams are dashed when Jezera wants an abortion, but he's not taking no for an answer...
Dorothy Before the Twister
By Pat Sewell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A coming of age story about a girl who grows up solely in the company of adults during the Dust Bowl.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger
By Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatise, Book 106 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story is told through a retrospective narration by Balram Halwai. He is a village boy. The novel follows this village boy’s first journey to Delhi where he works as driver of a rich landlord. From there he goes to Bangalore. He kills his master in Delhi and flees from there.
Slumming in Paris Part 3, With the Children - Boys & Girls in Paris
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Slumming in Paris, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
24,912 Story Words. Discovering more about boys and girls, while in Paris. Touching and humorous. An extended family adventure. Six children, ages nine through "almost" eighteen, have arrived in the City of Light, Paris. * Second of seven novellas in the "Slumming in Paris, With the Children" sub-series. Third in the overall "Slumming in Paris" series.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea
By Christopher Meeks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Rendezvous, Place Saint-Michel (Paris Shorts)
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Paris Shorts. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
3,317 story words. Love and a photoshoot at the Metro entrance. Light, touching, family short story. Paris is special anytime. But especially at night. Light, touching, romantic, and humorous.
A Semblance of Innocence
By Caye Collen
Series: Semblance, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Elise is a promising but lonely senior at Georgetown University when she suddenly finds herself broke. Desperate, she reluctantly sells herself. Though not to just anyone, but to the most beautiful man she's ever seen—a man who just might become the next president of the United States. And their relationship quickly develops from simple heart-stopping sex to something approaching love.
Forever
By Elizabeth Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,250. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Set in rural Cumbria this story is one of true and enduring love.
Opening Day: A Short Story
By Daniel Arthur Smith
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
* * * * * A Boy in the MidWestern United States celebrates an anticipated rite of passage with his grandfather. A coming of age story. There are stories of the hunt that contain gore, the thrill of the chase, adrenalin of the kill, and the butchering of large game. Despite the setting, this is not one of those 'hunt' stories. * * * * *
Treasure Hunter, Book Two of Dunsmuir Boy
By David Seed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013 by Western Grebe Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Having left Dunsmuir to attend college, Leif returns to visit his girlfriend. He reunites with his friends and they swim, hunt and reminisce. They recall a long-ago tale of a box of gold that was stolen and hidden in a granite fortress not far away. They set out one morning to find the gold and discover the fortress is much more willing to test their bodies and spirits than reward them.
Luna Rising, The ChatKlub (volume3)
By Claude Nougat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,790. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Told from the standpoint of a teenager who is a "gifted child", made lonely by his extraordinary mental abilities, this is a coming-of-age story like no other. In Volume Three, the ChatKlub, Tony battles the odds to conquer the woman he loves and defend his start-up from the greed of the Sicilian and Russian Mafia; can he shake off the past and catch the future?
Luna Rising, Villa Luna (Volume 2)
By Claude Nougat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,700. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Told from the standpoint of a teenager who is a "gifted child", made lonely by his extraordinary mental abilities, this is a coming-of-age story like no other. In this second volume, Villa Luna, Tony falls back in time and discovers the tragedy that befell the House of Luna in 1908; can he change the family destiny?
Why I Document
By Hallett German
Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Michael
By Roman Theodore Brandt
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Michael has always been there, waiting outside windows and watching from the mirror, pulling me out of my college mistakes. I spent whole years trying to figure out how to get rid of him. Adults aren't supposed to have imaginary friends. Sometimes, though, I think he's the only thing that's real. We hurt one another, but in the end, the wounds are all mine.
All The Other Boys, A Short Story
By Laura Rae Amos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A kooky and hopeless young woman recounts the spectacularly awful rise and fall of her first real relationship. Spanning five years of earnest loyalty to this young man, she discovers the truth about sex, religion, life, and herself, interspersed with memories of all the other boys who stole her heart for a short time.
The Sound from Nowhere (a Vermont Short)
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Vermont Shorts, Book 2 · Samantha (Sam) Mystery Suspense, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,150. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
6,399 Story Words. “The Sound from Nowhere” is my second Vermont short story, also featuring Sam (Samantha) telling the six cousins I feature in most of fiction, something about her growing up in Vermont. This sequence of stories is the result of a dramatic encounter in Austin Texas, where Sam met the six children, ages ten to eighteen, storied in “Dirty Sixth Street, Austin.”