Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Another Night, Another Occasion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Butterly feels that oddest of emotions on the night he meets his girlfriend’s parents: Optimism. He knows that meeting-the-parents plays into a nightmarish stereotype. Made out to be much worse than reality suggests. Surely? A story which explores that most uncomfortable of moments, and how badly wrong it really can go. Another Night, Another Occasion: A Short Story.
Turnabout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Icy Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Is turnabout fair play? Growing up, Steve was Stella's best friend, until Trish came along.
Saffron
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by CyberWitch Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: Bengali. Published: July 4, 2014 by Bookpocket Publishers. Category: Fiction » Literature » 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।
Gulabi
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 13,470. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The fictitious storyline revolving around two characters Monty (the psychotic part) and Virginia (the non psychotic part). The boundary between the two is permeable. Monty conjures up ‘Gulabi’, following his abrupt separation from his long time partner, while Virginia, having suffered from a personal loss sets out to follow her lifelong aspiration to travel the world.
Huntsman Returned
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(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.
Bridge Ices Before Road by S. Rose
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Price: Free! Words: 163,620. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bildungsroman/Literary Fiction: The year is 1970. In a blue-collar suburb of Boston, two eleven year-old Catholic girls struggle to come of age in a culture still very much dominated by men. Told in the first person voice of a young girl, the novel explores familial upheavals surrounding race relations and the changing roles of women, as well as the far reaching damage done by a pedophile priest.
Shine Your Eye
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Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
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?
Jessica Gets Lucky
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Price: Free! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jessica is fifteen, and about to embark on an adventure with her beloved journalist dad that will lead her to the doorstep of immortality itself. But wouldn’t you know – it’s complicated. JESSICA GETS LUCKY is a coming of age Fantasy Adventure novel.
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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.
Four Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The first short story collection from Matthew Wayne Selznick focuses on revelations of clarity and epiphanies of character in the face of emotional challenges. Also included are brief essays exploring the formative experiences and memories that inspired each short story, making this collection Matthew Wayne Selznick's most personal creative work to date.
Refuge: A Novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Stoked Publishing House. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Zee must remember who she is, and learn to deal with what life has handed her, as well as the consequences of the choices she's made.
Grasshopper
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » 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.
Fulfilled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
"Fulfilled" is a story of heartbreak and illusion that embodies the quote: "hurt people hurt people".
From The Wreckage
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Series: From The Wreckage, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,730. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
For high school senior Jules Blacklin surviving the storm is only the beginning. Faced with the new reality of her life, she must find a way to rise From The Wreckage and answer the question - how do you get back to normal, when everything that was normal is gone?
Against a Crimson Sky (The Poland Trilogy, Book 2)
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Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 143,520. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The year is 1794, and the beautiful and resilient Countess Anna Maria Berezowska has narrowly escaped death amidst the chaos caused by the violent dissolution of Poland. Anna is soon reunited with Lord Jan Stelnicki, and the two lovers marry even as their beloved country is ripped apart. Enter Napoléon and soon Anna and Jan are valiantly fighting to hold on to a tenuous happiness and life itself.
Push Not the River (The Poland Trilogy, Book 1)
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Series: The Poland Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 174,580. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
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
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Price: Free! Words: 27,670. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » 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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » 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?