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Why I Document by Hallett German
Series: Free Short Stories, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 1 review)
These two short stories are a thank you gift to the readers that support the author: This includes: * Why I Document -- A reader wants to know why a particular prolific author is so keen on getting out technical documents. He meets the author and learns about their motivation. * First Concert -- A chance encounter of two souls results in an impromptu musical outpouring of songs from the heart.
Michael by Roman Theodore Brandt
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Michael has always been there, waiting outside windows and watching from the mirror, pulling me out of my college mistakes. I spent whole years trying to figure out how to get rid of him. Adults aren't supposed to have imaginary friends. Sometimes, though, I think he's the only thing that's real. We hurt one another, but in the end, the wounds are all mine.
Le secret de l'épine by Olivier Lerouge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: French. Published: December 14, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Romain a neuf ans lorsqu’un soir, à Belle-Île-en-Mer, son grand-père habituellement si distant lui dévoile la fierté de sa vie : il possède une épine de la Sainte Couronne de Jésus Christ. Ce n’est que quelques années plus tard que Romain, jeune adolescent un peu perdu ayant reçu l’épine en héritage, se pose les bonnes questions : est-ce une vraie ? Se moquait-il de moi ?
All The Other Boys, A Short Story by Laura Rae Amos
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Coming of age
A kooky and hopeless young woman recounts the spectacularly awful rise and fall of her first real relationship. Spanning five years of earnest loyalty to this young man, she discovers the truth about sex, religion, life, and herself, interspersed with memories of all the other boys who stole her heart for a short time.
I Can Do Anything by Ron Aylor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious, Fiction » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Connor Anthony Michael Holbook is an autistic twenty-four year old who, works stuffing envelopes for an Atlanta insurance company, knows all the Zip Codes used by the United States and its territories, is a tea connoisseur, loves to read, is searching for God, and is now writing a book to prove that he can do anything!
Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby by Kehjrah Simone
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
"Sometimes I feel as if I am in a stand off against my own self; and its throwing life at me, straight in the face, daring me to prove I can pass over all its hurdles and survive the silent bullets it has planned to fire between my unsuspecting eyes." Listen in on Afternoon Conversations with Uncle Toby.
The Young Mike Adams by Kenneth Kerns
Series: Mike Adams, 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Coming of age
Karaoke. Brightly colored shirts. "I Voted" stickers. Prank wars and scavenger hunts. These defined the young lives of Mike and David. They were students like any others: they rushed a fraternity, went to parties, and sometimes even went to class. But after making a difficult choice, only one could go on to become a U.S. Senator. Find out how in this collection of short stories.
King's Knight by Vladimir Duran
Series: A Rising Knight, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
Wriath is coming and war is coming with him. Vlad has walked three journeys on his path to becoming a Harrower, a King’s Knight. And they have all lead back to the wizard world. To the place he had been an outcast freak, a hated reminder of days gone by and terrifying signpost of things to come. Now its time for him to become something far more dangerous, a man with noting to lose.
The Summer Boy by Henry Mitchell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Alfie Dog Limited. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fairy tales
A precocious boy is sent by his dysfunctional suburban parents to spend a summer with his eccentric aunt and her unruly clan in a remote mountain cove. There he becomes acquainted with the creatures of the place, and meets Ethan, an old hermit who points his way to self-discovery.
Bendio Joules--If Not For You by Michael Allender
Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
The 1st in a collection of 14 short stories by Abbie Joules about her brother, Bendigo, as they grew up on an east Texas Farm. Ben's life ended tragically in Abbie's company at the age of eighteen, and she is determined that his memory not vanish forever. She as sculpted an image of a bygone era in which her brother stars in riveting tales, filled with humor, adventure and love.
Tattoos, Barracuda Teeth, & a Lady Who Talked to Worms by Tom Dunham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,330. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
If you’re lucky, if you were paying attention, the discoveries of childhood stay with you forever. Especially, when you did it best—watching, listening, taking risks, out on your own, with no one to hold your hand. Ten-year-old Dan spends three days all but alone, a greenhorn from the moment he leaves a dark path for the blinding sunlit waters of a lake. His story is a child’s story for us all.
A Fallow Season by Susan Wells Bennett
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In the highly anticipated sequel to Forsaking the Garden, Irene Rutledge has returned to the world away from the outside her father and his wives had created in the mountains of Utah. With her family gone, Irene has to grow up quickly and learn to make a life for herself that does not depend on others.
Rhinoceros Summer by Jamie Thornton
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
A rare rhinoceros on the brink of extinction. A trophy hunter on the verge of bankruptcy. A young photographer desperate for fame. When a fluke opportunity ensnares 17-year-old Lydia Gibb in the bloody world of Tanzanian showdown hunting, she must join forces with an earnest, young game officer to prevent her pictures from driving both her and a rare rhino into extinction.
In The Graveyard At Dawn by Paul Whybrow
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
A young boy enters a graveyard at dawn with his dog. Both love the countryside and the wild-life they observe. Death is a part of the process of Life,but a surprise awaits them in the burial-ground.
Come Rain or Shine (Shine On Series, Book Three) by Allison J. Jewell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,350. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
The Shine On Series: Shine On Rise & Shine Come Rain or Shine Emmie Talbot is mostly a quintessential good girl. Brave, Southern, and Kind. An ex-moonshiner (really, this time). And in love with Silas McDowell.
Child At Heart by Dominic Spano
Price: Free! Words: 15,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
This book contains four short stories and excerpts from a novel. The theme central to each story is the transition from childhood to adulthood. Each of the short stories, with nostalgic undertones, juxtaposes the innocence of childhood with the challenging emotions and attitudes that sometimes overcome grown-ups.
Aban's Accension by Shireen Jeejeebhoy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,480. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Aban unexpectedly inherits a house in the big city with a mysterious male tenant. She disobeys her parents to go see, intending to return home to the safety of her small town. What she finds instead upends her life and everything she has believed.