Fiction » Coming of age

Taking Off the Princess Dress
Price: Free! Words: 100,230. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Ali and her friends have long dreamed about high school—playing soccer in a stadium, slipping off their parents’ radar and perhaps falling in love. Follow her on an exploit into the secret lives of teenagers, suburban family turmoil and girls’ desire to be wanted. Taking Off the Princess Dress challenges the inherited notion of prince charming, while its heroines hold nothing back.
Choices: And Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Three Inspiring Short Stories of Fiction: 1. Choices 2. The Brahmin & The Dalit 3. Boys to Men
Jack and the Hawk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,530. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
Jack, small for his age, is victimized by bullies skilled at hiding their abuse of smaller children at the inner-city school. When mom sees the bruises, she sends him to live with his uncle in rural Texas. There Jack grows physically and mentally stronger, learning to defend himself. When his beloved cat falls victim to a farm menace, Jack must marshal his newfound courage to defend the rest.
The Adventures of Ken Spaulding The Swinging Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The first installment of The Adventures of Ken Spaulding. The Swinging Bridge is a story of two 14-year-old boys spending the day at the lake fishing and enjoying nature. Ken saw a man on TV using a fly rod and bought one to give it a try. The story is about the fly rod, the two boys, and their adventures on a beautiful June day.
The Curious Road to Ithaca
Price: Free! Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
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Life is great. We're born into this lovely world and are endowed with seemingly unlimited opportunities. We can do what we want - become what we want, but what do we do when the time has come to make the decision? Join the enthralling journey of someone who accepts the adventure and leaves his safe-haven in search of purpose.
Tales from the Flashback: "The Drive-in That Time Forgot"
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Coming of age
First there was the "Flashback." Then came the "Flashback Dawn." Now comes a new series of shorts set in the same universe ...
Sid: A Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Sid takes the eternal song of human self-discovery and transposes it into twenty-first century urban life. The story moves from the fluorescent-lit offices of Washington, D.C. to a Buddhist monastery in Bordeaux, via the Californian deserts and Tuscan hills. It’s a journey of moving and standing still, of searching for home and finding it in unfamiliar places - and people.
Brookline University: Senior Year
Series: Brookline University. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
As they start senior year, Joy, Libby and Angel must make decisions about their futures. Joy is preparing to enter the Air Force, Libby's miserable without Matt and Angel's keeping a big secret. Senior year isn't anything they expected, and soon it’ll be time to leave Brookline University for good.
Brookline University: Junior Year
Series: Brookline University. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,540. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Joy, Libby and Angel are starting their junior year of college at Brookline University, and they're all keeping secrets. Going back to where they grew up brings back a lot of memories - and creates a lot of questions about where to go from here. The girls have a lot of choices ahead of them at Brookline University.
Brookline University: Sophomore Year
Series: Brookline University. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,930. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Sophomore Year finds best friends and sorority sisters Joy, Libby and Angel on the other side of sorority rush for the first time. Too bad none of them can enjoy it. Between dealing with guys, to sorority obligations and school, the three friends have a lot on their plates during their sophomore year at Brookline University.
Brookline University: Freshman Year
Series: Brookline University. Price: Free! Words: 111,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Book 1 of Brookline University - Twins Joy and Libby Morrison and their best friend Angel Sheridan, are finally off to college. They quickly discover it's a different world from the one they've left - one which saw them growing up in the foster care system in Seattle. Now living across the country, they're faced with a whole new set of challenges.
Piece of Work
Series: Sin City, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Coming of age
Meet gang leader Tim Kelly, who's latest ideas pits him against the Chicago Outfit in 1965 Las Vegas. Prequel to the Sin City series.
Serendipity: And Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Three Inspiring Short Stories of Fiction: 1. Serendipity 2. Carlos 3. The Yellow Canary
A Life Interrupted: And Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Three Inspiring Short Stories of Fiction: 1. A Life Interrupted 2. The Awakening 3. Kevin
Death Wish List
Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Coming of age
Your Life. Your Legacy. Your List. In a world where your memories are made viewable to others and it's your choice, which ones will flash before your eyes when you die... the trick is, deciding what matters. And what doesn't. Amber crafted her list more thoughtfully than anyone, but when navigating love and loss for the first time... she learns there's a lot more to life than a perfect ending.
Hundred Ghosts Soup
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2018 by Curiosity Quills Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Coming of age
A Beijing orphan is nearly eighteen. He wants a family and a name, if only for a while. He hacks adoption papers to get them. He also gets: a long train ride into an empty station in a ghost town. Ghosts. Their leaders, calling themselves Mr. and Mrs. Vulpin, are his new parents. They are illusion-casting fox spirits, glamorous, clever, and trapped. They need him to free themselves of the ghosts.
Torment: A Novella
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » African American fiction » General
Throughout the weekend of his brother’s funeral, a young man reflects on life. The story steps through the tangled web of coming-of-age identity crises, complicated by society and the environment around us. Dealing with grieving and rambunctious aunts and uncles, a role model sister he rarely sees, and the ever-mounting pressure of misfortune, the young man must decide: what is worth living for?
To Morrow Tomorrow, edition 3-C
Price: Free! Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
On a majestic March day in 1983, the author and the late Frank von Peck - while under the influence of a strange psychoactive elixir - traipse around Morrow Mountain State Park (NC), eventually finding - by forked chance - a magical green pond in the middle of knowhere. [sic] Soon their thoughts and spoken words send them and everyone they encounter on an epic adventure. Revisited 30 years later.
18 Things
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,600. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2018 by Curiosity Quills Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Olga Gay Worontzoff thinks her biggest problems are an awful name and not attending prom with Conner, her best friend and secret crush since kindergarten. Then, Conner is killed in a freak boating accident and Olga feels responsible for his death. When she downs an entire bottle of pills to deal with the emotional pain, her parents force her into counseling.
People Like Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How well do you know your friends? At a cottage reunion of old university pals, a long-buried secret threatens to crack their perfect lives wide open. Tentacles from the past grasp each of them, until one buckles under the pressure and slides headlong into murder.