Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Unbreak Me
Series: Splintered Hearts, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-one year old college dropout Maggie Thompson returns home to be a bridesmaid in her ex-fiancé’s wedding to her sister. Maggie hopes to salvage her long-tarnished reputation and strained relationship with her family, but finds herself caught in a web of secrets and deception between the man who once promised to fix her and the sexy ex-rocker who gives her permission to break.
Gift of the Raven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The people of the Haida Gwaii tell the legend of the raven, a trickster who brings the gift of light to the world. Terry used to believe his father would come back and rescue him. He's 13 now and doesn't believe in anything much. Yet his father is alive and Terry is about to come face to face with the truth about his own past and the real nature of the gift of the Raven.
Ruffled Feathers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ruffled Feathers is a short novel exploring two days in the life of Mallard the unlikely hero. In Broken Beak Woods, it is illegal to fly above your ability. In fact, it is a crime punishable by clipping, the grisly punishment of losing the ability to fly. Not only was Mallard flying higher than he should, but he was also flying faster than he was allowed.
Obscurities
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Katharina Bordet. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Del discovers a box full of strange musical instruments in the attic, it reveals more about her family history and holds some secrets to her own past. This novella is accompanied by an album of music that includes all the instruments featured in the story as well as an illustrated colour booklet with photographs.
Luke's Journal: A Companion to The Summer of No Regrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
17-year-old Luke Geoffrey is hiding out—or at least, that’s the plan. A tiny rural town seems the perfect escape from all the people who want little pieces of him. But when Luke is rescued from a mountain lion by a girl with green eyes, his heart turns upside down. Now his two worlds are crashing together. Should he tell Brigitta his secrets? Or will knowing them only drive her away
The Approach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is a struggle for existence for most characters in this plausible story set in Africa. But with unusual resilience and love for a better life,akin to the realities of the 21st Century Africa, things turn out differently. "The Approach" is what makes the difference.
Of Empires Vapid and Grand
Price: Free! Words: 174,500. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Chosen to partake in an unknown government initiative, Cawdor High's graduating students are quick to find their old rivalries playing out on a scale grander than any one of them could have imagined. Given control of fourteen ancient civilisations within an immense virtual world, the group must engage their foes and protect their allies through leveraging all the powers of human history.
Under the Cloud
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,060. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Carol McMillan's life takes an unexpected turn when a car accident lands her in AA. After the death of her father, she returns home for the first time since she ran away at 17. "Under the Cloud" is full of vivid characters, hilarious adventures, and heart-wrenching grief. It is a story of confronting and letting go of the past, accepting the present and finding peace, and the courage to change.
Sliding Home Feet First
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Patrick O’Donnell, a young man growing up in Chicago during the 1960s, finds himself struggling to reconcile his traditional upbringing with a culture that rejected the past. He discovers a balance between the chaotic world in which he lives and the family whom he loves. It's baseball, rock ‘n roll, free love, and a grandmother who takes up boxing at the Y. It is a story of an American family.
Neena Gathering (A Post-Apocalyptic Novel)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The cities were all gone, the people were gone, too. And the children. All dead. A nation divided, turns on itself with brutal, primitive cruelty, unleashing the ghastly mutations of blistering chemical warfare that leave a desolate wasteland where the United States once flourished...
Until My Soul Gets It Right (The Bibliophiles: Book Two)
Series: The Bibliophiles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You can't run away from yourself. The only thing Catherine Elbert knew for sure was there had to be more to life than being stuck on her family’s farm in Wisconsin. While watching a PBS travel show, Catherine becomes entranced by Portland, Maine. The ocean. The lobsters. The rugged coast. She would finally be free. Or so she thought.
Love Rubi (Censored Version)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Split Fiction Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rubi's life and everything she understands about family and friendships changes once she's in high school. Rubi understands that she has to grow up fast to make it on her own. Rubi's life leads her into finding the right friends and the right boy to love. Learning lifelong lesson's along the way. All of which is an adventure that she will never forget.
Intersections: A Convoluted Romance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
When two five-year-olds -- Richard and Wanda -- square off on the sidewalk, little do they know that they have both taken the first step on their roads of life. Wanda's road winds through the squalid world of cheap sensuality and the sex industry; Richard's passes through the sleazy realm of corporate politics. Both these roads are destined to intersect and eventually merge.
Written in the Stars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Believers of fate, destiny, whatever, say that there are many paths to your one final destination. No matter what choices you make you will always end up right where you are supposed to be. Well I guess I took the road less traveled because God knows I’m broken, bruised, and damaged.
Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up Converse All*Stars
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A poor, smalltown kid debates love, life, and the team basketball shoes in "Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up CONVERSE ALL*STARS" literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
The Petting Zoo
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The eleven–year–old son of newly–separated parents spends the day with his folks. First published in Many Mountains Moving.
Not Waving
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It's the shiny happy 80s in Los Angeles, but Vida's mood couldn't be blacker. Never mind her writer's block, recent suicide attempt or the painful scrutiny of her colleagues, there's drinking to be done! When a cut-rate psychic releases a recurring nightmare, Vida decides it's time for a Vegas road trip. May the gods help anyone in her path...
Decadence
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Mia sorella Miyabi era scomparsa dopo una delle tante liti con mio padre. Sono uscito di casa correndo per strada in canottiera e slip, era buio pesto, dopo qualche centinaio di metri mi sono fermato accanto ad un lampione. Avevo l’affanno, mi guardavo intorno alla ricerca di Miyabi, ma non c’era nessuno, solo cartacce, lattine e altra spazzatura.Ho abbassato gli occhi e ho visto i miei piedi nudi
I'm Still Your Fag
Price: Free! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Miles recently moved back home to Chicago from LA, where he had an emotional breakdown. There he finds post-collegiate friends, all trapped in their own holding patterns. He immediately falls in with his childhood companion Claxton, who's pastime is igniting discarded Christmas trees. Miles finds himself in a place where he must either grow up - and fast - or be stuck in his circumstances forever.
Tomorrow's Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tomorrow’s Child, the 3M medical documentary that became a lead story in Omni Magazine and then sold outright to Universal Studios. A high-powered executive is about to lose his estranged teenage daughter to critical burn wounds and only desperate measures may save her life. The ebook includes Lisa Mason's 30-day blog, The Story Behind The Story That Sold To The Movies.