Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Onward
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 111,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Onward is the dramatic story of James, a recent college graduate, who, seeking one last uninhibited stint, returns to his regular summer job, waiting tables in a tourist town. Subtle, yet simplistic prose, tells of a journey for personal truth and identity, tested by work—the burdened time of dinner rushes, arduous customers, and head nodding with delighted smiles; and play—midday relaxing at the
Tales From The Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tales from the Sea is a semi-autobiographical novel based on my life at sea between 1957 and 1969. In its pages the reader will meet the characters with whom I sailed and their antics. They will experience nights ashore and visit through my eyes exotic places. Read about the different ships, old and new as they plough across the oceans carrying the products of the world Throughout there is the sea
Pocket Piece Cameo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Can and love Survive a treachery perfectly fashioned to destroy it? Pocket Piece Cameo is a coming of age love story of awakening, betrayal, trial, and ultimate renewal.
Five Rows Back: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Melissa doesn't have friends. Her OCD and constant counting has made her an outcast in school. So, when she finds the man who forcefully took away her innocence, she seeks revenge the only way she knows how. Praise for "Five Rows Back" - Top 12 Finish, The Inlander Short Fiction Contest 2012, Theme: The End
Kool Brother Rat
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this fast, funny tale, a thirteen–year–old boy in the Wonder Years era searches for cool. Can he live up to his big brother's rep? Tastes a little like Stand By Me, A Christmas Story, and The Wonder Years. Previously published in The Write Side Up.
Eat. You'll feel better.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
World War II memories define Mrs. Drazner’s life. A loving husband, Henri, helped her live through the mayhem, but now she’s a widow, struggling to get by alone. A school girl living upstairs in Mrs. D’s building faces problems of her own. Bullies make Betsy’s life unbearable, and she contemplates suicide—but then Mrs. D offers Betsy a way to survive.
Snow Globe (Riverside Tale)
You set the price! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2100 words. Fletcher Callow has experienced more than his share of misery. He takes solace in detective novels and his personal perspective on Riverside. He desires to be the hero of his story and to kiss the girl in the end. Now the only question is if she is real or a figment.
Willow
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
1974. Two boys from very different backgrounds are brought together under extraordinary circumstances to discover something within themselves that is forbidden. A la Brokeback Mountain.
Basecamp Rail
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,620. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Having just graduated university, Wyatt Meisner embarks on an adventure across Canada bound for Haida Gwaii, on the northwest coast of British Columbia. Accompanied by his two closest friends, Billy Kidd and Malcolm Browne, they realize early on that the only way to do the trip with any poetic justice, is to do it on the train.
Amazed by her Grace, Book II
Price: Free! Words: 118,430. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
(5.00 from 1 review)
APRIL 2015 EDITION! For anyone who’s ever had a crush on a teacher comes the story of Tracy, a shy and abused teen from the projects who suddenly finds herself in a posh private school, and Grace, the coach who offers the girl a chance to join the school's inner circle of privileged athletes. What Tracy doesn't know about the beautiful Miss Grace is that not everything that glitters is gold.
Moot Points and Pithy Remarks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Fun, games, and mysterious strangers come together in this tale of the world’s first time traveler and his fantastic mission to preserve the future by triggering events in the past.
Now They Call Me Gunner
Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.
Coming to Astoria: An Immigrant's Tale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 5 reviews)
Why do children growing up together in the same household turn out so completely different? How can a child raised in a family of twelve be so lonely? Coming to Astoria takes the reader on a journey of self-discovery which is humorous, entertaining, and educational. This is a fascinating human interest story filled with poignant memories about growing up alone in a large family.
The Quiet Star of Hope
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A college novel with a revolving narrative. Not everyone has a good time, not everyone has a bad time, and not everything balances out as the most tragic common denominator, time, plays foot to the hand of experience.
Almost a Turkish Soap Opera
Price: Free! Words: 49,070. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adel and Kamil, two young good looking Turkish men use arranged marriages as the ticket to immigrate to Canada. Betrayals, affairs, turn their lives into a Turkish soap opera. Finalist Next Generation Indie Book Awards 2013 - adapted into feature film. Visit www.almostaturkishsoapopera.com to watch online.
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 » Literary
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.
dancer, zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(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 » Inspirational
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 » Children’s books » Entertainment
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?