Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

August Blue: A short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Charlie and his friends steal a boat, but years later, he remembers not the crime but the fear when, swimming, he knew he was going to drown.
Absolute Depth: A short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,000. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Reminiscences by a famous artist's son to a fatherless student are clouded when each has to confront the consequences of their past
Between These Walls
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Hunter Carlisle is a Christian, the man next door. He also hides an attraction to other men. When Hunter befriends Gabe Hellman, a handsome massage therapist, Hunter begins to reconsider the boundaries of attraction. Now Hunter must face the demons of his past and confront his long-held fears about reputation, sexual identity, and matters of soul in a story of faith, fire and restoration.
Too Many Reasons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Abby Gauthier is close to getting everything she's worked so hard for. The band she manages, Sinister Riot, has been offered a major record contract. But it comes with a catch: the band must add Eli Jamison, winner of the talent show The Spotlight, to the lineup.
Ordinary Boy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015 by Vagabondage Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
My name is Curtis Price. Until my extraordinary death, I live an ordinary life in the poor side of town in Osprey Falls, Maine, with my mother and older sister. I am the boy that nobody sees, ignored in the shadows of the hallway. I am the kid that is picked last in gym. I am the student that is never called on in class to answer the question, and, after a while, I stop bothering to raise my hand.
Angels Versus Virgins
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Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young man with a mission: to get himself killed, to subvert the established order in the name of the one true faith. What can come between him and the virgins he has been promised, if not the Angels in his heart? Dark humour lightens this tale of teenage longing taken to the extreme.
Whale Song
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Despondent about his losing his job and nearly wrecking his car a man plays his saxophone to the ocean, a whale answers back.
Letter to Tanja
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A thrilling combination of fantastic story-telling, spiraling with dream-like characters in a gripping letter that is spun around a shadowy love tale.
Love Lessons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Cartoonist, Grace Bennett is given the mandate to take her comic strip from the satirical side of dating to the magical moments between a couple in love, she enlists the help of her best friend. Except one kiss later has Grace doubting the wisdom in bringing Nate into the mix, while Nate is more determined than ever to show Gracie that with love, anything is possible.
The Things I Prefer To Be Forgotten
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,470. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Things I Prefer to Be Forgotten is an intimate and humorous portrait of two promising young men's struggle to find their place in an unpredictable world. As it reaches its conclusion, readers will be compelled to contemplate anew why the seemingly invincible fall from grace when they appear to have it all.
The Jonathan Gray Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015 by The Mantle. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Bullies are common across all cultures... and so are heroes, as this short story by Dango Mkandawire (Malawi) reveals.
The Witch Within
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A gripping visionary tale set in 16th century Bohemia
Zappa's Mam's a Slapper
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 95,810. Language: British English. Published: January 27, 2015 by Mandrill Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A bittersweet story of love, loss and one young man's refusal to accept what life offers.
Page-Turner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The humdrum life of Darcy Platt soon changes and the bookstore of her dreams becomes a portal to a place of magic where she finds herself relishing in a life of apparent simplicity. But there is something lurking beneath the glossy surface and all is not as it seems to be. And she soon finds out she isn't the only one keeping secrets.
The Red Road
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Honor student Emma knows college is the only way out of her gang-ridden hometown, but her parents can't afford it. When her dad lands a job in East Malo Verde, gang members threaten his job and his life. When the unthinkable happens, Emma must decide what's more important: doing what's expected, or doing what she feels is right . . . even if it leads her down a dark and dangerous path of revenge.
Of Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
This is the story of a young group of boys who encounter the typical trials of adolescence. However, two rival groups find themselves on opposite ends of what amounts to a blood feud set in an otherwise safe, suburban life. They ultimately come to realize that they are collectively and individually both part of an age-old story of conflict, and the final destination of hatred.
Alessandra (#1, Omega Beginnings Miniseries)
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Series: Omega Beginnings Miniseries. Price: Free! Words: 7,030. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
Five-year-old Alessandra is obsessed with Disney movies, tea parties and wants a real birthday party for once in her life. But normal kids don’t bring their toys to life for afternoon tea or see the colorful threads of magic and energy clinging to everything around them. On her sixth birthday, Alessandra begins to learn the truth. She’s special, and the men in the black van are coming for her.
The Hunter, The Dragon And The Smokey Mountain Angel Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 95,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
This is the complete Book 1 parts 1-3 When a severely injured soldier returns home from the war, she finds her toughest battle has only just begun. Her son and ex-husband are missing along with all of her savings.
Crack in the World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
About to turn 12, Emily is determined never to be sexually molested by her father again. A member of a large family she feels alone and isolated; yet determined to grow up positive and happy. The family’s move to opens the possibility of a new life for her and those she loves, as well as introducing her to those who will become the major players as she decides to turn her world upside down.
Traveling Light
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Traveling Light" tells the dramatic story of a young woman whose carefully planned future is up-ended by her impulse-buy of a used car. Literary fiction with the pacing and suspense of a thriller, "Traveling Light" features two highly original women protagonists and a setting that readers don’t often encounter in contemporary fiction — the unique American subculture that is I-95.