Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Midnight Baseball
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2013 by Mendicant Bookworks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brilliantly showcasing one of the lone, remaining adolescent rites-of-passage -- a boy's first beer -- "Midnight Baseball" chronicles a fathers-and-sons fishing trip that quickly devolves into cards and drunken revelry. Mendicant Bookworks presents literary short fiction by Bob Pajich.
Drowning in You
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,500. Language: American English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Secretly crushing Crushed by a tragedy Charlee May’s been crushing on Dexter Hollingworth since she was fifteen. Five years later, a horrific skiing disaster leaves her millionaire dad critically injured and her mom dead at the hands of Dexter operating the lifts. After all these years he’s still crushing on Charlee May, the girl who’s too good for him.
Best Friends
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
Travel through Jordan and Michelle's friendship. Jordan has just moved back to her hometown with her daughter and she reflects on major points on her friendship with Michelle.
Lonesome Serenity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?
Entanglement
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 114,560. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Four characters, all connected to each other.
The Diamond Party
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013 by Church Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A single father struggles to raise his family in a modern Mobocracy. Read how four corners of a square rotate to become the sharp points of a diamond and discover how deadly high school relationships can be.
The Graveyard
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Series: Diamonds, #7. Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
For years Colin Abbott has put his life on hold, living only for his elderly mother. With her gone he is alone, adrift in a world he doesn’t fully understand. On one sunny summer day he sets off from his mother’s grave, and attempts to take control, to learn to enjoy his life and maybe even learn to love again.
Growing Up Wilder
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,250. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Dancy Wilder and her sister Marla are navigating childhood successfully in spite of their father’s crazy romantic encounters ~ a spiritualistic grass-smoking hippie, a double-D cup kleptomaniac known over the CB airwaves as Hot Ginger, and an olive-skinned Greek goddess, just to name a few.
McAlister's Way
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by john Halsted. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
By his fifteenth birthday, Danny McAlister in on the run. He has escaped from a draconian boarding school after seriously injuring the principal. His flight takes him through Northern Queensland to the New Guinea Highlands where he searches for his father, lost while fighting the Japanese on the Kokoda Track.
Linkshopping
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,940. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this coming-of-age book, Mark Davis tells his own story: that of a misunderstood, struggling fourteen year old who finds himself sparked by a vacationing Swedish girl after only a brief introduction. Days after she returns to Linköping, Sweden, he feels compelled to run away from home to see if he can find her. It's an adventure built on little more than a hunch and big hopes.
The Accidental Terrorist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Judge Saxon is a 19-year-old disgruntled terrorist who can't escape from the violent cell his father enlisted him in. When the leader claims that God has chosen Judge to set off a nuke in a crowded city, Judge sees his chance for freedom. With the bomb in his backpack, Judge begins a life as a roadie for a rock band. When his past catches up to him, Judge learns how hard it is to escape his past.
See You Next Tuesday
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A collection of depressing short stories and poetry that will probably make you laugh. The content deals with everything from delusions of granduer to botched suicides to falling in love again.
The Days of a King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,740. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A weird, cross-country coming of age story. Adam lets things happen to him. He's never been one to go out and do something. But he's had enough of that. He decides to start heading West and with each step, the journey gets stranger and stranger.
The Attic
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Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The transformation of a young boy into a man as he comes to grips with his fear of "The Attic"
A Little Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,910. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A compelling and personal story, with a definite voice. Careers are a joke and jobs are cutting back hours. Everything is pointless. What makes it all the worse is that for some people everything is basking in sunlight. Sometimes a light does come along, and from the darkness, with a little fire, you find a new path and maybe one together until the light goes out.
Notes...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short story involving an infatuation that breaks the rules and the thought process of the young woman caught in it
Kinderkin - A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Kinderkin is what you get when you mash up concepts from Walt Whitman and The Adjustment Bureau, sprinkled with some Plato's Symposium into an original story. Enjoy! If you have ever felt like a lost soul, read Kinderkin!
Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,470. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
~A man pushed too far~Uncontrollable rage~Secrets~ Determined to become a concert pianist, Michael struggles against drunken parents, finances, lost love, and bad odds. But there is only so much a young man can take before he snaps. Judith works at a bordello and is on the dessert menu. She also was once pushed too far. Michael's music draws her to him. Can they overcome their tormenting secrets?
Motivational Stories: Part Eleven
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Series: Motivational Stories, Book 11. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
In this fast paced world, people hardly get time to pause and think about the forces which motivate or retard them. They are immersed in their works so deeply, earning and arranging that there is hardly any time for them to read the stories which children used to read in the past.
I Buried It Alone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Moonlit Skies Press. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
A coming of age short story about a young teen who learns how adults can disappoint as she prepares for the sacrament of Confirmation in her Church.