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Saffron by Heather Marie Adkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Coming of age
Marion Churchman, code name SAFFRON, is an assassin employed by the vengeance goddess Nemesis. She may have been trained by an elite academy and rubbed elbows with immortals for five years, but it’s not her dream job. Sent on a particularly tough run, Saffron has no idea that she herself is being stalked, and her life is in danger. She’s not as invincible as Nemesis makes her feel.
এলভিস ও অমলাসুন্দরী by Shamik Ghosh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: Bengali. Published: July 4, 2014 by Bookpocket Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
দু’জনেই বুড়ো হয়ে গিয়েছে। জরা গ্রাস করেছে দু’জনকেই । বাড়ীটার পলেস্তারা খসে গেছে জায়গায় জায়গায়। অনেক আগেই ধুয়ে গিয়েছে রঙ। সামান্য যেটুকু আছে তাতেও ভাগ বসিয়েছে আগাছার শিকড়। দোতলার বারান্দা খসে গেছে, খসে গেছে কার্নিশ। তবু দাঁড়িয়ে আছে। বহু প্রাচীন ইতিহাসের মত। রোদ বৃষ্টির দাগ শরীরে নিয়ে।
Huntsman Returned by Andrew Michael Schwarz
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
Their ship crashed on a primitive planet inhabited by giant predatory cats and prehistoric hominids. The only ones who survived were housed in a portion of the ship that was built more securely: the nursery.
Shine Your Eye by Sharon Abimbola Salu
Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African, Fiction » Coming of age
Seni's older brother, Dele meets an attractive young woman on campus. Her name is Veronica. As Seni becomes acquainted with more details of Veronica, she believes that this woman is not who Dele thinks she is. Will her stubborn brother take his sister's advice or learn the hard way that a woman's intuition is often right?
The Divine Dantes: Paella in Purgatory by Andrew Barger
Series: Divine Dantes Infernal Trilogy, Infernal Trilogy #2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Book 2 of The Divine Dantes's Infernal Trilogy finds Eddie and Virgil in Barcelona, Spain. Eddie, the young rocker with an active mind, thinks they are there to get on a cruise. Virgil, however, has tricked Eddie and arranged for Bea to secretly meet them. Meantime, Virg and Eddie visit famous Barcelona landmarks as Eddie adds his trademark commentary. Will Eddie get back with Bea and rock on?
The Orange & Blue Drive-In by Jeff Munnis
Price: Free! Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
“The Orange & Blue Drive-In touches on a lot of big issues—class and coming of age and small town America in the 60s—with care and sophistication. It is beautifully written with a strong yet quiet line.” —Juliana Spahr, winner of the Hardison Poetry Prize, and author of eight volumes of poetry
Clara: A Short Story by Faith Cotter
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX - Falling for a Kiss by Gene Clements
Series: Tilly and Elmer FlashbackX, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
In the FlashbackX series, Tilly and Elmer, a Midwestern couple in their sixties, reminisce about their awkward but passionate high school romance. Elmer knew that tradition required him to kiss Tilly on the third date. He wanted to, but when he found her dressed as a vampire for the Halloween dance, his well rehearsed strategy took a scary turn. They're still laughing about it fifty years later.
Grasshopper by A.J. Norton
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Joe is an ordinary man, trying to hold onto some joy in a world that is coming apart. As a child, he learns the meaning of loss. Rather than accepting it, he learns to protect his memories; even at the expense of the life he is living. The emotionally evocative imagery draws the reader into the story; and paints a stark picture of a man willing to sacrifice his future to hold onto his past.
Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy, Book 1) by James Conroyd Martin
Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 174,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Coming of age
PUSH NOT THE RIVER is based on the true eighteenth century diary of Anna Maria Berezowska, a Polish countess who lived through the rise and fall of the historic Third of May Constitution. Vivid, romantic, and thrillingly paced, it paints the emotional and unforgettable story of the metamorphosis of a nation--and of a proud and resilient young woman.
Out of Order by Jonathan Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Charlotte is brilliant for her teenage years but her intellect doesn't serve her well. She's too smart for her own good and ends up homeless in the streets of a big city.
Summer of Frogs by Dawn White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
During a hot, lazy summer in Georgia, 16-year-old Trixie sorts through the complexity of her parents' marriage, jealousy towards her adorable kid sister, and ambivalence about the religion she inherited. From a generation before texting and social media, Trixie relies on her best friend and partner-in-mischief, her vivid imagination, and her love of nature. For Trixie, it is the summer of frogs.
The Black Place Inside by Troy McCombs
Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
After a massive earthquake ravages the world, one man becomes trapped underground in his car. Darkness, lonliness, and isolation become his only friends. If that wasn't bad enough, his own sanity begins to waver away, as well. Over time, he begins to reflect on his life and learns some very valuable lessons. Can they help him escape the black place inside?
Chasing Fireflies by Sara Kutsko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
After Violet Bowen attempts to commit suicide, she finds herself in a strange new world. Desperate to get home again, she embarks on a journey that questions everything she thought she knew about herself. And finds answers she never knew she needed.
Good Intentions by Aya Walksfar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,000. Language: American English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Bev Ransom has a secret. Her family has a secret, too. When her father dies, Rene Lawson, Bev's employer, is there for Bev. Then one day, Bev goes to work and by evening Rene is dead. Strange people show up at Rene's funeral. It's easier to delve into the mystery surrounding Rene than to deal with her own secrets until she finds that no one is who they claim to be. Who can Bev trust?
Chased Dreams by Lacey Weatherford & Chase Walden
Series: Chase Walker, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,740. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
Dreams of the future, dreams of love and happiness, dreams of being able to move on and get past the heartache that still resides in his soul, Chase Walker believes things are finally starting to look up. But are they really?
There Goes The Neighbourhood And Other Short Stories by Jeff Roulston
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
A collection of three brand new short stories about characters young, old and in between. They are sons, brothers and fathers; good people, but they are human, and therefore flawed and ultimately misunderstood.
Puppy Memoirs: The Life of Peanut Short Story Series by Matthew Snider
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Coming of age
All dogs wish to have a place in the world. One dog strives to learn his from day one. The story of PEANUT follows the fictional life of a German Shepherd, from his first memory until the very end. The first volume, fall in love with the Peanut as he learns the ropes of everyday life.
The Preacher's Boy by Terry Pringle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Michael Page has trouble with the two most important relationships in his life -- with his minister-father and his girlfriend who wants to sing rock and roll. His attempts to work them out brought widespread recognition to a book with as much humor as conflict. The New York Times named it a “Notable Book of the Year” as well as the “first ever Southern Baptist sex comedy.”
Candles by Robert E Vonne
Price: Free! Words: 3,640. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
What makes a person's opinions and insights valuable to society? It might not be the vision from the top, such as from presidents and billionaires. The outsider sees where the herd is going, and what beliefs are leading it there. In general, there are no outsiders as potentially valuable as the disabled; in these two stories, the inspiring visions of two young mentally ill people are displayed.