Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Quiet Star of Hope
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A college novel with a revolving narrative. Not everyone has a good time, not everyone has a bad time, and not everything balances out as the most tragic common denominator, time, plays foot to the hand of experience.
College Dropout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A gifted artist rejects the traditional path to create his own route. His brash decision to ascertain the wholeness of life brings resentment and controversy from the mainstream populace. The overwhelming censure provokes him to question his own inherent virtues, including his infamous judgment to drop out of college.
My Bahamian Girl
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
An eighth grader falls for a mysterious green eyed Bahamian girl, while vacationing with his family on a cruise ship. The only problem? She has a slightly strange hobby: voodoo. Ted absolves to rid himself of her “love spell”, and learns a few things about growing up and becoming a man.
The Changing Seasons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Because of a tragic birth defect, Floyd Jensen has steered clear of love. Then he runs into the beautiful Abby and his entire life changes. Over four seasons, Floyd will discover both the joy and the heartache of love.
Polk's Soliloquy, a novel by Keith F. Shovlin
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
POLK'S SOLILOQUY is the story of Polk Fauxston, a recent college grad trying to make a life for himself in Washington, DC. He navigates the city as he moves through his life with the help of friends and the specter of relationships past, present, and possible future. He explores the roads of love, work and passion in his search for a life worth living.
A Song for Julia
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Series: Thompson Sisters, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 117,540. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Crank Wilson left his South Boston home at sixteen to start a punk band and burn out his rage at the world. Julia Thompson left a secret behind in Beijing that exploded into scandal in Washington, DC, threatening her father's career and dominating her family's life.When Julia and Crank meet at an anti-war protest, the connection between them is so powerful it threatens to tear everything apart.
The Crick
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
To Ricky Huening the creek on his father’s old farm held more than just water. It was brim full of memories as well.
dancer, zero
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
(3.00 from 1 review)
Tatiana, the new girl, arrived in English IIIA amidst a murmur of expectation. We had already heard a beautiful "Russian princess" was coming to our own boring little neck of New Jersey, and her first impression on us was no disappointment... the SAT-cramming students of a high academic north New Jersey high school welcome a Russian exchange student; and lives are forever changed...
Sydney's Song
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Olympic fever runs high in 1999 Australian summer but 17-year-old Sydney battles her own personal Olympics. Pete, Boston's former child prodigy, knows what it takes to present a dignified front when all you want to do is howl at the moon. Pete befriends Sydney, but tragedy strikes and threatens their happiness.
Fated Family
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Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Luck seems in short supply for homeless runaway Joanna. Living in a shed with no electricity or running water, she’s cold, hungry, dirty, and desperate. She's not desperate enough to go back to the angry fists, boots, or whatever else Carlos might throw at her; and not desperate enough to go back to a mother who never really wanted her and barely acknowledges she exists.
The Family Camp
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Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
A short story about a clever boy's childhood adventure; which was undertaken for the sole purpose of avoiding a long-time family tradition marking the boy's passage to manhood. What lengths will a young boy go in order to avoid tradition?
The Bed
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Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Short Story One man's journey through coming out, estrangement and forgiveness.
Daron's Guitar Chronicles: Volume Four
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Series: Daron's Guitar Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 142,800. Language: American English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Continuing the tale of Daron and his band Moondog Three as he struggles with his sexuality and fame. The year is 1989, the band is taking off, and Daron has sworn off sleeping with Ziggy. But they're about to undertake a major, two-month summer tour, living in the same tour bus day after day. No, that won't be awkward and stress-inducing at all, will it? But sometimes love blossoms under duress...
Uncle Remy's Whizz-Bang Circus
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Price: Free! Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Lizzie couldn't be more thrilled that her Uncle Remy's coming for keeps to Callisto--and her parents couldn't be more reserved. As Lizzie drags her best friend Skif and her best dog Twinkie across the barrens to see the transport ship land, complex relationships between friends, family, and whole colonies raise questions that aren't easily answered, and spaces not easily filled.
Derrick's Got Sh!t Else To Do
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Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Derrick lands in Brazil with four months to burn. More interested in characters than culture, he seeks out the fringe element who lurk on the periphery of the backpacker scene. To each he fills a different void, leading Derrick to experiment with his identity, and wonder whether travel abroad can truly change who we are when the holiday ends.
The Orange Corset
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012 by Fario. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Fritz is the son of a Protestant minister whose church is in a village of eight hundred people. He will discover his life's calling when, having moved to the big city for high school, he sees an astonishing sight in the window of a shop just off a large square.
Storms
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You set the price! Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A teenage murder. A dysfunctional middle-class family. And the ultimate tragedies that follow ...
Five Ricky Huening Stories – Collection I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Growing up in the 1960’s and 1970’s, Ricky Huening took life one day at a time. These five stories touch his life at enlightening times
Pleiades: Seven Stories of Unhurried Solitude
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Covering the years 2001-2009 and roughly 1000 miles, the seven short stories of Pleiades swim between present and past, reality and dreams, tracing the quiet life of a solitary girl named Mara.
Chesapeake 1850
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,230. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
The life of Ethan Aaron Douglas is chronicled as the ten-year-old joins his grandfather for a life on the Chesapeake Bay. With his grandfather as captain of a steamboat traveling between Norfolk, Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, the boy learns quickly about life on the water. From hurricanes to blue crabs life on the Bay changes quickly.