Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

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.
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.
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: Free! 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.
Making Spares: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Take a juvenile delinquent bowling? Preposterous. Mr. Meyers put it out of his mind. But one day he found himself at the detention center offering to take a kid bowling. Reuben defied all expectations, especially his own.
You Shouldn't Call Me Mommy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Orphaned by his parents and his artificial mother, and abandoned by his older brother at a young age, Jay spends most of his adulthood serving as a government therapist to those like him. He considers his own happiness proof of success in his career and life. Little does he know that his picture perfect world, occupied by his wife and two children, is not as idyllic as it seems. Kirkus Starred
Frog in the Pot
You set the price! Words: 70,340. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
What’s so difficult about a quarter-life crisis? How about being a lonely, alcoholic janitor with no friends? Follow Alvin Taylor as he explores life's questions in and out of a bottle, as his journey takes him around Seattle and down to Reno. Learn why a frog will not jump out of a heated pot of boiling water.
Ain't No Bum
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You may be a McCoy, but that doesn't necessarily make you a bum. Follow young Milt McCoy as he uses his abundant willpower and good nature, during troubled times, to overcome his families reputation and convince the love of his life that he "Ain't No Bum".
Last Fair Deal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Last Fair Deal, the sordid tale of the McCarty family, is a cinematic work of contemporary fiction that combines elements of pop mythology, neo-noir, and American pulp fiction.
Shirts and Skins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,490. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A remarkable debut novel from Jeffrey Luscombe—a compelling series of linked stories of a young man’s coming-out, coming-of-age, and coming-to-terms with his family and fate.
The Landing
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » General
The power of a song. It can ignite a heart, heal a soul—or for Danny Bale, resurrect a destiny. When songwriter Danny escaped to the Atlantic coast seven years ago, he laid to rest his affection for childhood friend Meghan Harting. Now haunted by an inner stronghold as memories resurface, Danny must create a masterpiece and battle to win the heart of the only woman who understands his music.
Shadows in the Darkness
Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Jake goes fishing with his father and some friends, things don't turn out quite the way he thought they might.
정강이 퍽
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: Korean. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
서울에 사는 대학생 신빛나리의 일상의 기록들 2007-2009
The Hart & Horn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When the paths of a slacker, a modern-day troubadour and a 40-something divorcee converge, each wonders if the other might lead to their happily ever after. But they aren’t in a fairytale; they’re in the real world of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula facing loss, difficult relationships and the realization that happy endings are a lot like unicorns.
The Year It Rained
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Having survived three suicide attempts and treatment in a series of mental hospitals, seventeen-year-old Elizabeth continues to fight for happiness in a life filled with confusion and turbulence. "A beautiful and significant book about love." The New York Times.
Life of the Party
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,080. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.22 from 9 reviews)
The moment Mackenzie Taylor first sees Grey Lewis on stage, the wide-eyed teenager falls instantly in love. Though warned by her best friend Riley to stay away, she can't resist Grey's charm and talent, or the undeniable chemistry they share. Just as tempting as Grey's body--the aspiring rock star's ample drug supply. Before long, Mackenzie's addiction is all she has left.