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I Tried to Tell You but You Wouldn't Listen by Cindy Matias
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story I wrote inspired by some of the things recently going on in my life and some of my thoughts. I recently had problems opening up to anyone and the whole situation was frustrating everyone. I talked to my doctor about it and she suggested therapy. That's where the whole idea of this story came from, even though I never got therapy myself. Enjoy.
Pelican Smile by Wendy Beach
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: Australian English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Penny Leighton's father dies a huge hole is left in her heart, and it is a hole she has fallen into deeply. She becomes preoccupied with the need to know where his remains have been scattered. Desperate to set her father's haunting spirit free she, instead, discovers how to set herself free—to forgive
Still Air by Sean Monaghan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Ben Easton's bringing his new son and girlfriend halfway around the world to meet his father and his father's new girlfriend. Naturally Ben's half-crazed mother is going to crash the party. A New Zealand literary story by Sean Monaghan, author of "Fog".
Waiting For Tomorrow by Hannah Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,940. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Coming of age
Brenda Wilson is a baby -boomer, living with her parents, on a desolate Northern English estate where they have been rehoused after the war.The family's journey out of this environment is told against the background of the great social changes of the post-war years.
Life of Cards by Anthony Wrytt
Price: Free! Words: 25,990. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
A young man named Anthony Holmes sacrifices everything for the lifestyle of his dreams only to find that his "perfect" life not only lacks any kind of joy or meaning but is also fragile and unstable like a tall house of cards. Can he find true happiness?
Snipe Hunting by Gemma Drazin
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by Chardonian Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
George's new friends take him snipe hunting. Despite the late hour and the older boys harassment, George sticks with the journey, A journey that isn't what any of them expect.
Dorothy Before the Twister by Pat Sewell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story about a girl who is growing up in the predominant company of adults during the Dust Bowl period.
Ready Reference Treatise: The White Tiger by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 106 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 187. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,530. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The story is told through a retrospective narration by Balram Halwai. He is a village boy. The novel follows this village boy’s first journey to Delhi where he works as driver of a rich landlord. From there he goes to Bangalore. He kills his master in Delhi and flees from there.
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea by Christopher Meeks
You set the price! Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In 13 stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection, Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better."
Duplicity's Daughter by Naomi Stephan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
For fast track professor Renate Seiler, a grant to Berlin was not the fait accompli she expected. When she discovers letters among her mother’s effects that point to her father’s Nazi past, Renate decides to investigate. But attraction to a charismatic chanteuse in West Berlin, and a charming East German scientist captivate her. At each turn of the road, Renate’s path becomes more perilous.
Gary, the Four-Eyed Fairy and Other Stories by Frank Mundo
You set the price! Words: 35,150. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
A collection of twelve interconnected short stories that follow the life and times of J.T. Glass, a Los Angeles graveyard-shift security guard with an uncanny knack for finding trouble and falling in love -- often at the same time. The book also includes the first chapter of Frank Mundo's novel in verse, The Brubury Tales.
Why I Document by Hallett German
Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4 · Truly Unique Books. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
Michael by Roman Theodore Brandt
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Michael has always been there, waiting outside windows and watching from the mirror, pulling me out of my college mistakes. I spent whole years trying to figure out how to get rid of him. Adults aren't supposed to have imaginary friends. Sometimes, though, I think he's the only thing that's real. We hurt one another, but in the end, the wounds are all mine.
All The Other Boys by Laura Rae Amos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Coming of age
A kooky and hopeless young woman recounts the spectacularly awful rise and fall of her first real relationship. Spanning five years of earnest loyalty to this young man, she discovers the truth about sex, religion, life, and herself, interspersed with memories of all the other boys who stole her heart for a short time.
I Can Do Anything by Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby by Kehjrah Simone
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
"Sometimes I feel as if I am in a stand off against my own self; and its throwing life at me, straight in the face, daring me to prove I can pass over all its hurdles and survive the silent bullets it has planned to fire between my unsuspecting eyes." Listen in on Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby.