Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Apple Tree Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
Children of the Missing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After joining up with a menacing gang, the kid enters a surreal world where violence is celebrated and the skills passed down by his father are rewarded. But when he discovers a gut wrenching secret that threatens his younger sister, the resulting bloodshed and turmoil launches their lives down a treacherous path that cannot be undone.
Sweet Southern Boys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: American English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Shelby, Randy, and John Mark have been best friends since grade school. The sons of close-knit families, they have been raised in small-town Georgia to be responsible, to revere God, and to love. But as seniors in high school, they are accused of unspeakable crimes, persecuted by the justice system and abandoned by their community. A coming of age story ... a tale of misandry run amok.
Malbec & Maluco
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Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maluco, a Brazilian in his late-twenties, works as staff of a hostel, thriving in the carefree party lifestyle and avoiding adulthood best he can. When Malbec, an Argentine bohemian with a guitar-case full of sincerity shows up, their worldviews collide, forcing each to reconsider his chosen path.
Sigvardinho
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Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sigvard, a young Swede, checks into a hostel in Rio de Janeiro. His fearless interest in the dark side of the culture- coupled with a propensity for blowing large wads of money carelessly- shocks and challenges the timid backpacker crowd. His downward spiral and unabashed indulgences trigger the imaginations of tale-telling travelers, giving birth to a legend that only grows as it is passed on.
The Hum of the Wrecking Machine
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You set the price! Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
As part of the white exodus into the suburbs, Benny Bartowski attempts to realize Reagan’s dream of the shining city of the hill, but a sudden and mysterious event forces him to question the values of Middle America.
The Way to Nowhere
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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After his grandfather passed away, fearing he has lost the only person who cared about him, young Raymond attempts to traverse North to find his grandfather's soul.
Slocomb's Pond
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Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
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Slocomb's Pond has a bad reputation. Some people have returned from it with tales of hideous creatures living beneath its placid waters. Others have not returned at all. This is the story of four boys who, one winter night, decide to tempt Fate at Slocomb's Pond, and who are caught most unaware when Fate takes them up on their wager.
The Yellow Bar
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Meet the Reynaldos, a simple country family living happily on their farm in 1940s American Philippines. Good luck has bounced their way and the family is climbing out of rural poverty to become successful entrepreneurs. Life is swell until the Japanese invade and make them servants in their own house. Based on a true story.
Daddy's Little Girl (grows up)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A father, with the help of his wife, tries to figure out how to let his hot daughter grow up.
Where We Are: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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A short story of friends, shoplifting, beer, and one very long night in a new town.
Del
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Del, a young city gardener, must rely on a simple good nature to deal with thorns botanical and human. By the author of The Mighty Roman and the short story "Lawrence."
The Mysteries, A Novel of Ancient Eleusis
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Price: Free! Words: 132,180. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Available for the first time complete in one volume. Previously published in two volumes as Daughter of Darkness and The Dadouchos. In 480 BC, fifteen-year-old Melaina's biggest worry, she thinks, is wishing to follow Artemis and remain virgin when her mother and grandfather want her to marry and became a priestess. But when the Persians invade, the gods themselves have plans for Melaina.
The Art of Letting Go
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
For eighteen years, Camille has watched her son, Michael, grow up and has loved him more than anyone else. Now, when Michael joins the army, she must learn to let him go, even if it hurts.
Small Town Glory
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Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Young Ernie Hemingway's Advice for Teens
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Young Ernest Hemingway gives his take on teen life and his heros in the early 1900s.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Wilderness Escape; Running from Turdface, Game Warden
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Ernest Hemingway and his sister make to the forest for what is expected to be an experimental trip: Can you stun a deer by simply glancing the bullet off it's skull? The inquisitive minds find something in the woods that they were not expecting!
Spacecraft
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Price: Free! Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is not a book -it’s a scam. It’s the story of Nick, a seventeen year old weed-smoking, acid-eating, suburban nihilist dropout who accidentally stumbles across an idea that is truly revolutionary. In this text you will find arguments against art, money, sobriety, religion, education, and the rule of law.
Lawrence
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Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A simple youth takes a stand for animals and gays. Note: Jon began writing the novelization of this tale in December, 2012 and is 70,000 words into the project, i.e., 85 - 90% through a first draft, as of October 5, 2013.
The Last Summer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A nostalgic look at a high school summer romance from the point of view of an abused young man, whose upbringing prevents him from expressing his true feelings to the young girl he loves with all his heart. A painful, touching story of what happens to us when all we know is abuse and neglect.