Fiction » Coming of age

Billy and Darla (A Maddox Men Story)
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
18-year-old Billy Maddox is heading to Tucson’s Motel 6 for a night of mindless fun with his ex-girlfriend. He quickly finds, though, that Darla Littlefield's penchant for trouble-making has steered him on a collision course with local law enforcement. Billy and Darla, a short story from Jay Lemming's Maddox Men series, shows one young man's journey to maturity over the course of a single night.
The Red Handle
Price: Free! Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Coming of age
Facing the failure of the government to fix the refugee crisis in the European city of Düsselstein, a factory worker, a second-generation Muslim immigrant and a neo-Nazi team up to solve the problem for real… but not like you’d expect.
Needy Girls #1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by Huck Pilgrim Presents. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This book contains the full text of Gabby Needs a Gangster, Jennifer Needs a Job and Marley Needs a Meal.
The Dirty Trick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by Huck Pilgrim Presents. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An innocent girl, five young men, and a jealousy plot. Will Becca make it through the night?
Scandalous: An Owen Family Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Coming of age
Young Julianna Owen didn't think flirting with Parley Morgan at the barn raising would lead him to put his hands where they ought not to be. Worse yet, her sister discovers them. Parley abandons her, running off into the woods. Scandalous shines a light on teen hormones run amok during a trying time in the Owen family's story, as it ties up a loose thread from Spinster's Folly.
A Fool's Journey: Book III, The Empress
Series: A Fool's Journey. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Eighteen-year-old Benjamin Porter is solitary, brooding, and insecure after his recent betrayals. But in the spring, when Benjamin meets Emma Patricce, the head ornamental horticulturist at Patricce’s Nursery, his journey takes a decisive turn. But the first woman Ben has ever loved can only cultivate his mind and spirit so far; the rest is up to him.
Spact Cadets: Graduation
Series: Space Cadets. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
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The six friends whose first-year project at Space Academy resulted in a "breakthrough" are poised to graduate and enter one-year internships at various sites around the solar system. But the onslaught of families arriving for the celebration, anxieties over grades and internship appointments, and a recalcitrant AI, combine to create a commencement that no one will ever forget.
Dad Was Out To Ruin My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A country boy’s life becomes more complicated than he could imagine when his family moves to town.
Brunch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Coming of age
As a family travels home for the Christmas season, they come across a series of hurdles (including forest fires and unruly shipmates) that delays them from getting there in time. As the days drag on, they begin to wonder if the holiday season is truly ruined.
The Thought Dial
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When sixteen-year-old John Pulkis loses the concert tickets that were to give him the courage he needs to ask Sue Nielsen for a date, he considers desperate remedies. Loosely based on real-life events in Vancouver in 1975 and dedicated to the memory of an inspiring high-school teacher, The Thought Dial is a reminder that teenage life can be passionate—and the stakes can be high.
New Beginnings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
New Beginnings by Brianna Holbrook is a collection of three flash fictions about the challenges that come along with life. These dramatic tales explore how a tormented soul can adapt to a new world, and how mistakes sometimes cost more than you think.
Back Bay
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
Let's Play War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Glimpse into the life of a child surviving the horrors of war
Ascent
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Duru and his father leave the ruins of their city and head for the mountain, where the gods live. When Duru discovers that he's alone, he's forced to make a difficult decision. A fearsome, unexpected stranger makes the decision harder and the outcome uncertain.
Ice Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age
When a freak ice storm hits Portland, Oregon, Kara discovers her invalid uncle has been injured in a fall. Can she keep him warm and safe until the city’s overworked emergency services can come to their rescue?
Redemption
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,130. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Sally Buchanan hates the color pink, and she has ever since she was bullied by Crystal three years ago. A day before Sally's 13th birthday, she finds out her mother has secretly planned an entirely pink party and, even worse, invited Crystal. Wishing for blue, her favorite color for three years, Sally and her best friend Jamie navigate the perilously pink road to the dreaded 13th birthday party.
A Fool's Journey: Book II, The High Priestess
Series: A Fool's Journey. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen, Fiction » Coming of age
When awkward 17-year-old Benjamin Porter gets seduced by the voluptuous actor Joan Ponti, a teenager herself from another school he meets at work, he feels he may have found his calling walking the boards. But the intrigue, lies, and manipulation off stage in Joan's scripted thespian world may portend tragedy for Ben.
The Legis World: Story of Love,Freedom,War and Sacrifices of Humanity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: December 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
The world is divided into three phases, depression and anxiety is most common disorder among every third person. John is facing the same consequences and is ready to break the bars. Someone is chasing him and he is chased by his illness...
Breaking Away
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
15-Year-Old Jessica sneak out of her bedroom at night to break away from her normal life and finally make it big as a singer. After all, Britney was her age when she became famous. But when she meets her best friend’s older brother in a bar to sing with his college band, will it turn out the way she hopes?
X-Ray Rider 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
It’s the dawn of the 1970s and everything is changing. The war in Vietnam is winding down. So is the Apollo Space Program. The tiny northwestern city of Spokane is about to host a World’s Fair. But the Watergate Hearings and the re-entry of Skylab and the eruption of Mount Saint Helens are coming…as are killer bees and Ronald Reagan.