Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

College Dropout
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A gifted artist rejects the traditional path to create his own route. His brash decision to ascertain the wholeness of life brings resentment and controversy from the mainstream populace. The overwhelming censure provokes him to question his own inherent virtues, including his infamous judgment to drop out of college.
My Bahamian Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
An eighth grader falls for a mysterious green eyed Bahamian girl, while vacationing with his family on a cruise ship. The only problem? She has a slightly strange hobby: voodoo. Ted absolves to rid himself of her “love spell”, and learns a few things about growing up and becoming a man.
The Changing Seasons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
The Crick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
To Ricky Huening the creek on his father’s old farm held more than just water. It was brim full of memories as well.
dancer, zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...
Fated Family
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Luck seems in short supply for homeless runaway Joanna. Living in a shed with no electricity or running water, she’s cold, hungry, dirty, and desperate. She's not desperate enough to go back to the angry fists, boots, or whatever else Carlos might throw at her; and not desperate enough to go back to a mother who never really wanted her and barely acknowledges she exists.
The Family Camp
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a clever boy's childhood adventure; which was undertaken for the sole purpose of avoiding a long-time family tradition marking the boy's passage to manhood. What lengths will a young boy go in order to avoid tradition?
The Bed
Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Short Story One man's journey through coming out, estrangement and forgiveness.
Derrick's Got Sh!t Else To Do
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Derrick lands in Brazil with four months to burn. More interested in characters than culture, he seeks out the fringe element who lurk on the periphery of the backpacker scene. To each he fills a different void, leading Derrick to experiment with his identity, and wonder whether travel abroad can truly change who we are when the holiday ends.
The Orange Corset
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Fritz is the son of a Protestant minister whose church is in a village of eight hundred people. He will discover his life's calling when, having moved to the big city for high school, he sees an astonishing sight in the window of a shop just off a large square.
Five Ricky Huening Stories – Collection I
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It was a magical time in a memorable era. Growing up in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Ricky Huening took life one day at a time. These five stories touch his life at enlightening times. This collection also appears in the collections Ten Ricky Huening Stories.
Planning on Forever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Collin and Alexa are the perfect couple; gorgeous, popular and hopelessly in love. With graduation day nearing and college life on the horizon, Collin flirts with infidelity and loses everything he has with Alexa. Will Alexa be able to forgive Collin or will they both discover that maybe their first love is not the love of their life?
Pleiades: Seven Stories of Unhurried Solitude
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Covering the years 2001-2009 and roughly 1000 miles, the seven short stories of Pleiades swim between present and past, reality and dreams, tracing the quiet life of a solitary girl named Mara.
Hauling Out the Trash
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ricky looked forward to going to the game after he got off work. He had gone to great pains to keep his uniform spotless. The last chore was to take out the trash. Oops.
Carlos Inside Out
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: American English. Published: November 16, 2012 by Heyapi Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Carlos was happy and imaginative before he met forbidding parameters drawn in the dark lead of a number-two hexagonally-shaped Ticonderoga pencil.
Edentown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Quirky private detective "Hawk" Hawking is hired to find a girl who may become a killer's next victim--a troubled fifteen-year-old paraplegic named Samantha Salinger. But Hawk's most devastating discovery is that the killer threatens not only both of their lives, but the nature of existence itself.
Big Rain Little Rain
You set the price! Words: 33,880. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming of age story.
A School Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Chekhov noted that if, early in a story, mention was made of a rifle hanging on the wall, it would eventually have to go off. Hanging on the window frame of the schoolhouse in Machado de Assis's "A School Story" is not a rifle, but a paddle, complete with five holes drilled in it.
The Time Machine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ricky’s time machine didn’t have a lot of flashing lights and whistles. Ricky Huening wanted a time machine like the one in the famous H. G. Wells book. Until he realized he had something much better.
Searching For Zeus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,860. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Searching For Zeus is a story about the inevitable journey that we all make when we say goodbye to our childhoods and embark upon the path that will turn us into adults. It is a story of love, pain, loss but, more importantly, becoming the person you were always truly meant to be.