Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Purity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In PURITY, the darkest force is love. From award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a dark psychological thriller of dangerous obsession."Douglas Clegg turns the screws dexterously in this sleek, multifaceted suspense story...in a vacation paradise saturated in alcohol, entitlement and hypocrisy..." - Publisher's Weekly.
Spacecraft
Price: Free! Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is not a book -it’s a scam. It’s the story of Nick, a seventeen year old weed-smoking, acid-eating, suburban nihilist dropout who accidentally stumbles across an idea that is truly revolutionary. In this text you will find arguments against art, money, sobriety, religion, education, and the rule of law.
Lawrence
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A simple youth takes a stand for animals and gays. Note: Jon began writing the novelization of this tale in December, 2012 and is 70,000 words into the project, i.e., 85 - 90% through a first draft, as of October 5, 2013.
2000 Deciduous Trees: Memories of a Zine
Series: On Impulse, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2000 Deciduous Trees is an exploration of individual experience selected from Nath Jones’s ‘90s zine, The Skirt. The writing resists losing its balance during a time when gas was cheap and no one drove slowly on the cusp of a new millennium. The voice yearns for change. But nothing can be done in a twenty-something world where one-night stands get forgotten with execution-style murders.
The Last Summer
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A nostalgic look at a high school summer romance from the point of view of an abused young man, whose upbringing prevents him from expressing his true feelings to the young girl he loves with all his heart. A painful, touching story of what happens to us when all we know is abuse and neglect.
Question Authority I
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: German. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
„Das oberste Ziel eines jeden freiheits- und verantwortungsbewussten Menschen kann immer nur sein, Manipulation zu unterlaufen, Informationen zu beschaffen und zu veröffentlichen ...“
Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-four year-old Sam Henderson is asked to housesit La Porte Grise, a Gothic Revival mansion, and invites Michelle Lowery to stay with him. When Michelle keeps seeing a face staring out from a fourth floor window - a face belonging to someone no one can find or explain - Sam begins to ponder whether Michelle is losing her grip on reality or if La Porte Grise hides a secret all its own.
The Night Budda Got Deep in It
Price: Free! Words: 41,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Urged on by the voice of his dead mother, 15-year-old Budda Jessico runs away to Kentucky to search for his foster sister Addie. Instead of Addie, Budda crosses paths with her blood kin, including three drug-running brothers out for vengeance. A shipment of Oxycontin has disappeared, and so has Addie.
I Didn't Mean to be Kevin: a novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by OW Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jackson Jacoby is a motherless twenty-two year old boy with only the support of his crazy ex-military Uncle Marve and a kindred motherless peer named Creg. Creg holds fast to the hope of one day reuniting with his mother while Jackson maintains that his own life is so much better off without all the baggage that comes along with being somebody’s son.
Harmony House
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A moving story about a young man trapped in the turmoil of a family that has gone astray. Harmony House won first place in Dailey Swan Publishing’s 2011 Short Story Contest. Hundreds of stories were submitted from all across the country. The top forty were chosen and posted on Dailey Swan Publishing’s website and scribd.com. The winners were decided by reader choice.
Butterfly Jar
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
With all the rhythm, poetry, and pain of a Black girl's childhood in South Central LA, Jalondra Davis tells the story of Tanis Sutton, who dreams of having happy parents, straight hair, and an ice-cream colored house on the west side of town. In this coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the LA 92 riots, Tanis struggles with first boyfriends, schoolyard cliques, and family secrets.
Ironic Diatribe: Tired
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Kimichee. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Four childhood friends and their families as they battle the horrors of teenager-hood and life.
Esmeralda and the Breeze
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Esmeralda and the Breeze: is a short story in the magic realism genre centered around a young woman finding her place in a world that largely rejects her. It is approximately 1,800 words in length. This short story is the third story in An Anthology of Those Who Walk Among Us,which contains extra content and released in late July 2012.
Treehouse
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Fatherhood: Does Kenneth have what it takes? And what is "it," anyway? The story of a modern American dad.
The Cisco Kid in the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Bronx, on a street called Rogers Place, Mario Ortega grows up remembering his childhood in Puerto Rico. We follow him into early manhood as he weaves the cultural strands of the past with those of an urban present in New York City.
Fights in the Streets, Tears in the Sand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,390. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Jeff Star begins Lincoln High, he has one major problem — every time he tries to get the kids to respect him he ends up making more and more enemies. Will joining a violent gang help? How about the wisdom of fellow teenager, Steve Marino; or the beautiful and strange Mysterious Jane? Hold on tight on this wild rollercoaster of a story as we discover secrets of respect that enlighten us all.
Jack Lives Here
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Lulu suspects that Jack Kerouac is not dead but alive and well and living in Baja Mexico, she sets out to find him and convince him to go on the road one last time.
Conjurer's Oath
Series: The Magic of Nostalgia. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,870. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Remember the halcyon days of AM car radio music so lo-fi you had to buy the album and read the liner notes in order to decipher the lyrics? If so, you'll get "revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night" when you catch the twisted nostalgia of CONJURER'S OATH.
Indian Summer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
What do you do when your best friend comes back from the Peace Corps crazy? When he declares that he loves Indian movies and is suddenly talking in an Indian accent? When he wants to drive you across the country to meet an Indian girl he is madly in love with, and then, halfway across that country, in the middle of nowhere, he starts getting in fights, dancing and singing with windmills?
Flesh & Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Jessie had no idea that there would be a lot of "taking care" in the next few months. When neighbors show up on the farm dazed and bloody, Jessie and his Pa do their best to help their friends, but soon find that there is no way to help those that are already dead.