Fiction » Coming of age

The Red Chair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A short story of young teenage girl coping with making a huge decision in her life with the help of a most unusual friend. And her Dad learning about his Daughter as she goes through this journey.
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
(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!
Therapeutic Window
Price: Free! Words: 112,300. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A story about a medical family that spans the years from the 1950s to the present. Written from the viewpoint of a son, we witness his and his sibling's life changes as they grapple with the generation gap between themselves and their over bearing father. Other themes explored are romantic and family love, extramarital relationships, medical ethics and hierarchical work relationships.
Kicking Stones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
A man returns to his old neighborhood and relives memories of the weeks following his mother's death when he was 13.
Fate, Friendship and Grace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
A fictional journey that is truly an American adventure story. Unlikely friends challenged through fate discover personal faith. A romantic coming of age story that reminds us of the lasting value of friendship and our enduring search for grace.
A Quick Guide to Cecilia
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 2 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 130. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The novel “Cecilia” by Frances Burney is subtitled “Memoirs of an Heiress.” It was first published in the year 1782. The story of the novel is set in 1779.
Just Shut Up and Drive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Eighteen-year-old Wil Carter lost his parents in a car accident when he was five. Ninety-five-year-old Gramps has been his only family. Now that Wil’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for. One teen, one cranky old man, and the open road. What could go wrong?
Scudding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,290. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Grant Sheffield gets into the adult world with a series of screw-ups and narrow escapes. He graduates from college (barely). He drives through the West in a second-hand VW camper with two girls he meets while getting his car fixed. He drops them off and gives a ride to two other girls, and finally finds the one he really wants, in California.
Crazy Boy: Marvey's Monkeys
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Brilliant, angry Dee is wealthy Rialto’s demon child, a fallen angel still surprisingly walking the earth at 18—this despite a mother who connives for his destruction and a school that treats him as an escaped Ebola virus. One bright morning Dee is again betrayed, and his years of abuse, addiction and psychosis become a chisel of cold white rage that metes out an exquisite revenge on his betrayer.
Trail of Tears, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"That was the first time that I really began to think of myself as different. My mother pushed her ideas into my head until I was backed into a corner with only my family to keep me company. It was a lonely place to be." It's not easy being different, and Ana struggles to balance life between her Cherokee ancestry and the life of a typical child in a small town.
Shame, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The neighbors were tolerant and intrigued by my mother. Even when she and my father were standing in the front yard yelling and swearing at each other, they would look the other way and still smile at my mother when they passed her on the street the next day.
Pocahontas, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I could not wait for my mother to see the play. She would be proud of having me for a daughter. People would tell her that she should take me to Hollywood, that I had natural talent. Then I would be famous, it would not matter what other people thought about her, my mother would go back to just being my mother because of my fame and fortune.
Off the Reservation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
Fairy Dust, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In the summers though, Momma would get distracted by her vegetable garden and planters of petunias. She didn’t get sad as often and was always humming when she made breakfast. I was free to stay down the street at Rose’s for days or even weeks on end, even Ana would join us. The three of us nicknamed Aunt Summer’s house “camp do what you want”.
Battle for My Spirit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Twenty-two year old Tesla Isenhour has spent the majority of her life in one institutional setting after another, always clashing with adults along the way. And now she is ready to be released from a women’s prison after six years. Can she dig deeply enough to rediscover the resiliency that she relied upon as a youth? Or has her very spirit been damaged to a point of no repair?
Scared of My Own Shadow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lowell Hyde battles many obstacles in his young life: a brain injury, debilitating fears, loneliness—but most of all, extreme survivor guilt. It should have been him, not his mother, who died on the day of his birth. Lowell knows this… And his father won’t let him forget. Despite all this, Lowell is determined to create a lasting legacy that honors his beloved mother.
Rottweiler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jon has spent ten years silently enduring an abusive marriage to a woman he never loved. But when Jon is the only witness to a vicious attack in his suburban neighborhood, he must decide whether to bear the burden of continued silence or to bare his fangs and finally say “enough”.
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon For Sigfrid to gain the hand of Princess Karimhild, King Gunther demands that the young man slay Fafnir, a monstrous dragon. Soon Sigfrid realizes that the weapons of this dragon consist not mainly of claws and fire, but of magic and imagination. Soon he doubts his sanity...
Gift of the Raven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The people of the Haida Gwaii tell the legend of the raven, a trickster who brings the gift of light to the world. Terry used to believe his father would come back and rescue him. He's 13 now and doesn't believe in anything much. Yet his father is alive and Terry is about to come face to face with the truth about his own past and the real nature of the gift of the Raven.
Obscurities
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Katharina Bordet. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
When Del discovers a box full of strange musical instruments in the attic, it reveals more about her family history and holds some secrets to her own past. This novella is accompanied by an album of music that includes all the instruments featured in the story as well as an illustrated colour booklet with photographs.