Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Shame, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The neighbors were tolerant and intrigued by my mother. Even when she and my father were standing in the front yard yelling and swearing at each other, they would look the other way and still smile at my mother when they passed her on the street the next day.
Pocahontas, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I could not wait for my mother to see the play. She would be proud of having me for a daughter. People would tell her that she should take me to Hollywood, that I had natural talent. Then I would be famous, it would not matter what other people thought about her, my mother would go back to just being my mother because of my fame and fortune.
Off the Reservation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
Fairy Dust, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the summers though, Momma would get distracted by her vegetable garden and planters of petunias. She didn’t get sad as often and was always humming when she made breakfast. I was free to stay down the street at Rose’s for days or even weeks on end, even Ana would join us. The three of us nicknamed Aunt Summer’s house “camp do what you want”.
Spilled Coffee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,680. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Benjamin Hughes is on a mission. He has just bought back the New Hampshire lake cottage his family lost eighteen summers ago, in 1969, just before he turned fourteen. For the next 24 hours, he has committed himself to relive the summer when his life blew apart.
Choices Made: The Street Years
Series: Choices Made, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,880. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(Book 1) Introducing - Jamy MacGregor: Drug Enforcement Agent’s son, talented artist, best friend, poor boy; a.k.a. Lord Chance: heroin addict, gang leader, teen father, BNDD Narc, rich boy; which future is his?
Uncanny Meanderings of Cannes Current
Series: Serene Meandering of Turbulent Current, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Explore, discover and enjoy a young manager's aspirations and frustrations, highs and lows, attentions and distractions; captured through triangle of love, career and responsibility; through riveting panorama of puzzled India. This is an idiot's uncanny induction into three dimensional thrills of management: beauty- prosperity- victory.
Battle for My Spirit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Twenty-two year old Tesla Isenhour has spent the majority of her life in one institutional setting after another, always clashing with adults along the way. And now she is ready to be released from a women’s prison after six years. Can she dig deeply enough to rediscover the resiliency that she relied upon as a youth? Or has her very spirit been damaged to a point of no repair?
On/Off - A Jekyll and Hyde Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Experimental surgery to treat early-onset Parkinson's disease, sends college freshman Jamie Pepper on a sensual trip down the rabbit hole.
Sundog Gets Schooled
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sundog is a fourteen-year-old boy who was raised on a houseboat by unconventional parents. They have never let him go to school or learn to read. When the family comes to San Diego for the winter, he decides that no one, not his parents, the school authorities, or the neighbourhood bullies are going to stop him from getting an education.
Scared of My Own Shadow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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Lowell Hyde battles many obstacles in his young life: a brain injury, debilitating fears, loneliness—but most of all, extreme survivor guilt. It should have been him, not his mother, who died on the day of his birth. Lowell knows this… And his father won’t let him forget. Despite all this, Lowell is determined to create a lasting legacy that honors his beloved mother.
American Fraternity Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,890. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Beating Windward Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Charles Washington, a college grad brimming with energy and idealism and promise, is swept up in the Compassion Boom. At the height of the financial meltdown, he spurns the prescribed job market to take a job with a not-for-profit, sacrificing salary for the selfless mission of his first post-college employer. Charles is out to save the world – the world of fraternities!
Rottweiler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jon has spent ten years silently enduring an abusive marriage to a woman he never loved. But when Jon is the only witness to a vicious attack in his suburban neighborhood, he must decide whether to bear the burden of continued silence or to bare his fangs and finally say “enough”.
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon For Sigfrid to gain the hand of Princess Karimhild, King Gunther demands that the young man slay Fafnir, a monstrous dragon. Soon Sigfrid realizes that the weapons of this dragon consist not mainly of claws and fire, but of magic and imagination. Soon he doubts his sanity...
Unbreak Me
Series: Splintered Hearts, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-one year old college dropout Maggie Thompson returns home to be a bridesmaid in her ex-fiancé’s wedding to her sister. Maggie hopes to salvage her long-tarnished reputation and strained relationship with her family, but finds herself caught in a web of secrets and deception between the man who once promised to fix her and the sexy ex-rocker who gives her permission to break.
King's Road
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013 by Flieata Imaginative Fiction. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Urban
In 1969, young Eamon Curran and his family arrive in London. An alien in a strange city, he stands on the corner of the King’s Road and watches life swirling around him. Eamon grows up through the turbulent years of the 1970s as the back beat of contemporary music echoes through his story. With an outsider’s vision, he observes the youth subcultures, and their alienation from society amid econo
Gift of the Raven
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
The people of the Haida Gwaii tell the legend of the raven, a trickster who brings the gift of light to the world. Terry used to believe his father would come back and rescue him. He's 13 now and doesn't believe in anything much. Yet his father is alive and Terry is about to come face to face with the truth about his own past and the real nature of the gift of the Raven.
Ruffled Feathers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ruffled Feathers is a short novel exploring two days in the life of Mallard the unlikely hero. In Broken Beak Woods, it is illegal to fly above your ability. In fact, it is a crime punishable by clipping, the grisly punishment of losing the ability to fly. Not only was Mallard flying higher than he should, but he was also flying faster than he was allowed.
Obscurities
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Katharina Bordet. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Del discovers a box full of strange musical instruments in the attic, it reveals more about her family history and holds some secrets to her own past. This novella is accompanied by an album of music that includes all the instruments featured in the story as well as an illustrated colour booklet with photographs. Find it all at: http://www.mickbordet.com/obscurities
Luke's Journal: A Companion to The Summer of No Regrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
17-year-old Luke Geoffrey is hiding out—or at least, that’s the plan. A tiny rural town seems the perfect escape from all the people who want little pieces of him. But when Luke is rescued from a mountain lion by a girl with green eyes, his heart turns upside down. Now his two worlds are crashing together. Should he tell Brigitta his secrets? Or will knowing them only drive her away