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Sliding Home Feet First by Diann Russell
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,880. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Patrick O’Donnell, a young man growing up in Chicago during the 1960s, finds himself struggling to reconcile his traditional upbringing with a culture that rejected the past. He discovers a balance between the chaotic world in which he lives and the family whom he loves. It's baseball, rock ‘n roll, free love, and a grandmother who takes up boxing at the Y. It is a story of an American family.
A Nude I Knew in Paris by Richard Mosher
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,120. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
philip 5-eyes is a high school hockey ace who, despite wearing thick glasses, has a preternatural sense for which teammate will arrive where, and exactly when. however, his luck with girls has never been as sharp as this fifth eye... not until he flies with his parents to paris, where he learns about nudes in art books, on sidewalk billboards, and elsewhere.
Neena Gathering (A Post-Apocalyptic Novel) by Valerie Nieman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,870. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The cities were all gone, the people were gone, too. And the children. All dead. A nation divided, turns on itself with brutal, primitive cruelty, unleashing the ghastly mutations of blistering chemical warfare that leave a desolate wasteland where the United States once flourished...
Until My Soul Gets It Right (The Bibliophiles: Book Two) by Karen Wojcik Berner
Series: The Bibliophiles, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,740. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
You can't run away from yourself. The only thing Catherine Elbert knew for sure was there had to be more to life than being stuck on her family’s farm in Wisconsin. While watching a PBS travel show, Catherine becomes entranced by Portland, Maine. The ocean. The lobsters. The rugged coast. She would finally be free. Or so she thought.
Love Rubi (Censored Version) by Eveli Acosta
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,360. Language: American English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Rubi's life and everything she understands about family and friendships changes once she's in high school. Rubi understands that she has to grow up fast to make it on her own. Rubi's life leads her into finding the right friends and the right boy to love. Learning lifelong lesson's along the way. All of which is an adventure that she will never forget.
Jenny Yellow by Douglas T. Vale
Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 72. Price: $3.03 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jenny Yellow, a strange young woman, struggles through a funeral and upsets people with her eccentricities. A literary short story.
Intersections: A Convoluted Romance by Dan Pelton
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,820. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
When two five-year-olds -- Richard and Wanda -- square off on the sidewalk, little do they know that they have both taken the first step on their roads of life. Wanda's road winds through the squalid world of cheap sensuality and the sex industry; Richard's passes through the sleazy realm of corporate politics. Both these roads are destined to intersect and eventually merge.
Written in the Stars by Jennifer Martinez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,790. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Believers of fate, destiny, whatever, say that there are many paths to your one final destination. No matter what choices you make you will always end up right where you are supposed to be. Well I guess I took the road less traveled because God knows I’m broken, bruised, and damaged.
Promising Forever by Ashley Wilcox
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
After an emotional break-up with his high school sweetheart, Collin doubted he would ever find love again.Until he met Summer.What started out as just a friendship, blossomed into something so much more. Love.Just when plans were slowly starting to take shape in their relationship, Summer’s father became terminally ill, forcing Collin to make a life altering decision.
Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up Converse All*Stars by Hosho McCreesh
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A poor, smalltown kid debates love, life, and the team basketball shoes in "Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up CONVERSE ALL*STARS" literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Not Waving by K. A. Laity
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,470. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
It's the shiny happy 80s in Los Angeles, but Vida's mood couldn't be blacker. Never mind her writer's block, recent suicide attempt or the painful scrutiny of her colleagues, there's drinking to be done! When a cut-rate psychic releases a recurring nightmare, Vida decides it's time for a Vegas road trip. May the gods help anyone in her path...
Decadence by Rosario Volpi
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Mia sorella Miyabi era scomparsa dopo una delle tante liti con mio padre. Sono uscito di casa correndo per strada in canottiera e slip, era buio pesto, dopo qualche centinaio di metri mi sono fermato accanto ad un lampione. Avevo l’affanno, mi guardavo intorno alla ricerca di Miyabi, ma non c’era nessuno, solo cartacce, lattine e altra spazzatura.Ho abbassato gli occhi e ho visto i miei piedi nudi
I'm Still Your Fag by M Henderson Ellis
Price: Free! Words: 7,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Miles recently moved back home to Chicago from LA, where he had an emotional breakdown. There he finds post-collegiate friends, all trapped in their own holding patterns. He immediately falls in with his childhood companion Claxton, who's pastime is igniting discarded Christmas trees. Miles finds himself in a place where he must either grow up - and fast - or be stuck in his circumstances forever.
Tomorrow's Child by Lisa Mason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Tomorrow’s Child, the 3M medical documentary that became a lead story in Omni Magazine and then sold outright to Universal Studios. A high-powered executive is about to lose his estranged teenage daughter to critical burn wounds and only desperate measures may save her life. The ebook includes Lisa Mason's 30-day blog, The Story Behind The Story That Sold To The Movies.
The Blue Bicycle by bob mustin
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Artie Royal has had a rough life and he has suffered more loss and rejection than anyone should have to bear. Still, he rises above the problems confronting him, and he does it with charity and grace and understanding. In fact, it eventually becomes as easy for him to push his concerns aside as it was at age eight to soar down Main Street on that blue bike, wind whistling in his ears.
A Golden State of Mind / Golden Daze by Geoffrey Wong
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 186,540. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Coming-of-age adventures of an Iowa farm boy amid the colorful traditions and rituals of the University of California . . . of love lost and found - found and lost . . . untold origins of Louie, Louie, casino craps, psychedelic art and the secret odyssey of Buddy Holly’s glasses.
Harajuku (+) by S. Michael Choi
Price: Free! Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary(3.00 from 1 review)
Ritchie Ufuo, recent graduate of a Pennsylvania university, moves to Tokyo where he runs into the champagne-and-cocaine Soren Soutern. The louche, high-spending, high-octane group of Japan expats introduce a new world to him, but at what cost and to what outcome? Japan around the turn of the century, with ecstasy and cocaine flowing, and the future apparently limitless...
Swiss Chocolate by James M. Weil
Price: Free! Words: 139,690. Language: American English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life in a Swiss boarding school is idyllic for Drew Smith. Captivated by the beauty of the Swiss Alps, he is also in love with the girl of his dreams, Alexandra Cavalletti, a young aristocrat from Rome. His world is ripped apart when he and Alexandra are expelled from school after being caught making love in the woods one night. Drew goes home to a broken family, and all that he has come to expec