Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

Beep! Beyond the Frogpond and Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
We've all wondered what we would do if we could live our lives over again, knowing what we know now. It's easy to imagine, but the actual result might be far different than we may think, or wish.... Down and out, Bob B. Pilhaus, known to his friends as "Beep" or "BP", makes a deal with a strange woman he meets that he lives to regret—an unforgettable trip through a chilling karmic time-trap.
Walking That Short Distance, Childhood Enlightenment in the '50s
Series: Short Stories, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,240. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
I wrote this short story (1987) for a class in creative writing at the University of Colorado. It is the most autobiographical story I've ever told. It's sort of a compilation of events from my own life with some alterations of family composition. I know it's difficult to believe, but I've known kids who were even more naive at eleven than I was. How things have changed in sixty years.
The Thickening Water
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,650. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Murder is not what you think. After discovering a barn filled with money four teenage friends are faced with a decision that changes their lives. And so begins a haunting chain of events that tests the limits of their friendship, leading them to kill their school teacher and unearth their village's dark secrets.
Posted, Haiku – Tanka
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Thoughtful, prose style haiku and tanka with photos
Paper Ghosts
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
There are stories of love, stories of loss. Stories you wouldn't think are real, and yet they are, of course they are, because the people who lived them are here to tell them. Stories of letting go, stories of moving on. Stories of second chances. Stories of people looking for something.Ghost stories, caught on paper to be real.
All That Remains: a Newtonberg story
Series: The Newtonberg stories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » General
A story of family, friendship, and first love in post-World War II Newtonberg.
Hello, Emptiness
Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sound of breaking glass wakes Colin and brings him downstairs, where he discovers a boy called Joe. Then the boy begins telling the story of what has brought him there that night, and Colin realises how much he has in common with the painfully lost young man and how sometimes we can find help from the least likely person in the least likely of circumstances.
Dear Bette Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Bette Davis ruined my life. Well, Bette Davis and Howard Hawk's 'The Big Sleep'. This is the story of my childhood.
Stuck
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,490. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Odette Leblanc is promoted to night-shift supervisor at the local convenience store, but at the age of twenty-three, she already feels like her life has become a predictable routine. That is, until she meets a mysterious doryman and his cat on the beach, followed by an unexpected run-in with an American sailor. Each man will undeniably change the course of her life forever.
Choices Made: Missouri or Misery
Series: Choices Made, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,030. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Choices Made: Missouri or Misery is the third book in the Choices Made Series chronicling the life of Jamy MacGregor, aka: Lord Chance. Join Jamy as he travels from his life on the streets to the villas of Paris while following his dream of becoming a famous artist - can he make it or will his past bring him down?
The Yam Po Club
Price: Free! Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Africa
Boarding school – a painful rite of passage which remains forever etched in memories long after the days of confinement are over. At least that’s the impression Onyebuchi has been given by her older brother. The Yam Po Club is a coming of age story about a group of girls who defy the odds to form a lasting friendship and survive the many trials of boarding school life.
ПО ТУ СТОРОНУ КУКУРУЗНОГО ПОЛЯ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Russian. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Classics
Двум неразлучным подругам родом из одного детства суждено встретиться двадцать лет спустя после того, как они расстались в ранней юности. Автор, одна из подруг, летит на западный край Америки с надеждой встретиться вновь со своим счастливым детством. Она еще не знает, что потеря и горькое разочарование ожидают ее на другом конце далекого материка.
A Fish Story of Larry, Pops and Me
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A short story about a boy dealing with the death of his grandfather.
Angel's Harp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,160. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"The bonds in molecules vibrate too, making endless symphonies. Each molecule is a little angel's harp."Alan Carter struggles to discern the meaning and patterns of his life, while the forces that compose the music of the universe roll on relentlessly.
Gold in the Days of Summer: A Novella
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A coming-of-age story of a girl struggling to navigate the crossroads of her youth during the summer of 1979, 12-year-old Annie is desperate to find a sense of meaning in an ever-changing world. As the summer days pass, Annie turns to an unlikely confidant: a reclusive young veteran at war with his own past.
Двенадцать прикосновений к горизонту
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: Russian. Published: July 16, 2013 by L&L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Эта повесть о любви и дружбе, о духовном поиске современного поколения.
Life So Perfect
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
Maddie kissed Joe's cheek and whispered, "Steven’s not crazy Joe, he’s damaged. He’s hurt and broken, like everyone in this place. We're all broken, but never ever ruined.”
The Red Fox Bible
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It is the summer of 1969—the year mankind first set foot on the moon. "The Red Fox Bible" chronicles twelve year old Bobbie's journey into the baptismal waters of a Southern Baptist Church as he struggles with his own beliefs about evolution.
Rooftops
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The summer after college graduation three best friends must navigate the real world for the first time. Join Erick, Rhys, and Joey, as they spend the first summer after graduation trying to discover who they are outside of school, while not losing themselves. Along with their friends, the boys experience a summer full of joy, heartbreak, and humor on a journey that will test the bonds friendship.
Midnight Burgers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the 25th anniversary of Midnight Burgers (a local, family-owned diner), the power goes out. The customers inside respond in different ways to transform into a collective memorable night.