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Traces in Clay
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You set the price! Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You only thought your high school was hard! Well, things could have been worse. Did you ever consider trying to learn school subjects in a foreign language? Traces In Clay features some students' personalities from one class at an international school in Korea. Here you will find touching stories and unforgettable personalities combined into a teacher's last lesson.
Helium Heart
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Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
SHORT STORY A young man must face the first real tragedy in his life, the loss of his best friend.
Raven on a Molehill
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Royston Hale is a young man with his whole life before him. He is also one of the long term unemployed. All Royston Hale wishes to do is to go camping in the countryside. Instead, much to his horror, he finds a job. Worse still, it's in a care home called 'Hilltops: Home for the Elderly, the Demented and the Misinformed.'
Ransom Seaborn
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
It's Dan Finbar's freshman year and he's struggling to find his proper place in Harrison College. When he finally breaks through into the world of notorious loner Ransom Seaborn, their friendship is brutally cut short, leaving Finbar with nothing but Ransom's old leather journal.
Pan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Named after a character in one of the book's four short stories, Pan contains: A Ball Rolling, Determination, Rocket, and Without Its Finish, Before I Slept.
An Awkward Moment in the Upper Ordovician
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Two minutes on a limestone Ozarks bluff, a lifetime of lingering questions.
Ready Reference Treatise: Breath, Eyes, Memory
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 76 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 98. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Breath, Eyes, Memory” was the first novel by Edwidge Danticat. At the time of the publication of this novel, she was only twenty five years old.
The Story Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In the gallant world of ball gowns and society parties, a young woman questions her life. Does she really have to succumb to the pressure of expectation or can she soar free, achieving her dreams? An unexpected meeting rocks her world and she carries the effects of this through the passage of time.
Town Without Guns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013 by R.D. Byron-Smith. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
When tragedy strikes his school fifth-grader Nathan Granger comes up with a unique way to end gun violence in his tiny rural town. But is this intelligent, resourceful boy big enough to smash heads with one of America's most powerful gun organizations? A thought-provoking story for our troubled times.
Rachel's First Trip
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 41. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
On the day of Rachel's first trip to England, nothing seems to go right. Disaster follows disaster, and Rachel wonders if she'll ever reach English soil. A humorous short story.
A Plank in Reason
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 74,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Plank in Reason is a comical Postmodern bildungsroman that chronicles the adventures and misadventures of the irreverent Anthony Allende. A coming of age work that examines the dissolution and reconstruction of a young man's psyche amidst the overwhelming absurdity of the modern world, A Plank in Reason examines the experience of growing up in a society devoid of objective standards and values.
The Legend of Gerald Arthur McGuinness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,080. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Legend of Gerald Arthur McGuinness follows the title character from birth to high school and beyond, as he tries to figure out how life can be so funny, confusing, and heartbreaking, all at the same time.
Ready Reference Treatise: Bless Me, Ultima
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 72 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 94. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Bless Me, Ultima” by Rudolfo Anaya was first published in 1972. It is considered to be one of the most widely read and critically acclaimed novel in the Chicano literary canon.
Touched
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Seventeen year-old Frankie Keilman doesn't see the world quite like everyone else in his community. Gifted with uncanny artistic ability, Frankie has heard stories of a boy who was once "sent off" because he saw what no one else could see, because he was "touched." Fearing that he is also touched, Frankie seeks to hide his gifts and is successful in doing so until he encounters Ellie McThacker.
Touched
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Seventeen year-old Frankie Keilman doesn't see the world quite like everyone else in his community. Gifted with uncanny artistic ability, Frankie has heard stories of a boy who was once "sent off" because he saw what no one else could see, because he was "touched." Fearing that he is also touched, Frankie seeks to hide his gifts and is successful in doing so until he encounters Ellie McThacker.
Finding Verity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
How much loss can one man survive? A moving story about a boy's survival and search for truth. At 13, Puck is abandoned. Ten years later, he rescues an old woman from an assault. As their friendship develops, Puck reveals his troubled past, as well as a longing to reconnect with a homeless man who lived in the tunnels under New York City. Verity means truth. Follow Puck as he learns his truth.
Taken
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Epi Martin was an intelligent young girl on the cusp of becoming a mature woman. She enjoyed the nearly unquestioning trust of her mother and the devoted attention of Alfredo, the young man whom she loved and who in turn was entirely taken with her special charms. The future seemed safe and quite certain, until one day of irrevocable change. A short story. (May be unsuitable for some readers.)
Tim Portland and the Reunion Photos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tim Portland doesn't fit in. He's got an ambitious spirit and a big heart, but hasn't yet found his place in the social order of Coleman High. All that's about to change. Tim is organizing photography for the school's 75th Reunion. If he can manage to pull off the photos perfectly, navigate his first love, and keep his competitive friend Kelsey at bay, Tim will finally have his chance to shine.
Paragens
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Liberdade não é rebeldia, independência não é isolamento. Erros são lições, para quem os comete e para quem os vê cometidos. E quando a vida nos pára, precisamos de quem nos empurre no sentido certo. Paragens: Um drama familiar em busca de uma família. Escrito em 2006 e revisto a fundo ao longo de 2012, esta é a versão definitiva do primeiro livro de Luís Filipe Alves.
The Watch
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven-year-old Angel is trying to maneuver her increasingly messy childhood. Her mother's husband hunting, the nuns at school are mean; there's a steady stream of potential new step-parents. There's also her father, Ray. He's an awful parent, but Angel holds out hope that he'll change. The hope grows stronger when he hints of buying her a special gift, one that could transform her entire life.