Fiction » Coming of age

Cheeseburger
Series: Short Reads · Wes Writers and Publishers · Romance and Love. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Wes Writers & Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
The New Edition was hot, Prince and Michael Jackson were cute, and Hattiesburg Mississippi was a small mostly crime free town until the mid-1980’s when gangs and drugs descended. Despite the change, the young are always smitten by the notion of love.
It's All Over But The Shouting!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 181,260. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Coming of age
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*** Updated 3-2016 - please update your copies - Thank you for your support! *** This is the long expected sequel to "These Girls Can Play". Unlike the original, it has no adult content. I didn't want that distraction in telling this story. The love is still here, but there are other issues to talk about. It ends as it begins...
Matilda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The short novel Matilda, though written by Mary Shelley shortly after her huge success with Frankenstein, never saw the light of day until recently. This version of Matilda has undergone extensive copy-editing, and includes a glossary for references and translations, with a Foreword about Mary Shelley and why the book was never published in her lifetime. The shadow of incest haunts the pages.
Daddy Luck
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Odd relationship between divorced textile worker and his precocious daughter.
Seasons of Darkness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: American English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Ethan Harrington's innocence was lost seven years ago when his mother took her own life. Left alone with his controlling and abusive father in an isolated farmhouse, he struggles to live among the shattered remains of a family that was never functional to begin with.
Choices Made: Always
Series: Choices Made, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,060. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Coming of age
Book 4 - Final in Series: Juxton holds a family that has torn him apart, but can Jamy live the lesson of forgiveness "The Heart of MacGregor" has taught him?
The Salt Hollows
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
My parents divorced. I don't live with my father. I live with my mother and Henry, who likes it when I call him "dad". One summer, my dad visited me secretly. When my mother and Henry found out, they were angry. Then the snow came. I'll never forget that night. Sometimes, people do things—do them out of love—that scrape away their insides, leaving them as nothing but painful containers of salt.
Repeat And Coda
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013 by The Bearthology. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Does music always bring harmony, or dissonance? Allie Drain's story follows one student's struggle against her own expectations.
The Walk On (part 2)
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 31,930. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Stefan Pawlikowski. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The Shawn Tanner saga continues. The Walk On is a three part story about Shawn Tanner. You will watch Shawn grow from boy to man. The reader will walk through the life of Shawn as he discovers his passions and loves.
Carry Me Away
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,000. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Evolved Publishing presents "Carry Me Away" by Robb Grindstaff. As he did with "Hannah's Voice," Grindstaff has captured the unique voice and soul of girl facing extraordinary circumstances, this one struggling with the almost unthinkable at such a young age - her own mortality. WINNER: Pinnacle Book Achievement Award, Fall 2015 -- Best Books in Fiction
Kev, The Butterfly
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Not all boys become men. Flash Fiction: 992 words.
Proud Americans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
The story of two brothers. One who went to war, and the other who stayed home. Chris Reinhart spent his childhood protecting his little brother from bullies, but when Brian joins the Marines, Chris learns that he has to let his brother go and find himself, even if that means letting him go to war. Sacrifice isn't just paid by the soldiers on the battlefield.
The Bass Player
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Nonfiction » Music » Jazz
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.
Dieu est grande
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,490. Language: French. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Coming of age
Dans une République islamique imaginaire, le Timaristan, Elma Kaplan s'apprête à recevoir son diplôme de droit. Ni islamiste, ni opposante, elle vit sans problème sous le régime. Pile à mi-chemin entre Facebook et le Coran, elle fait le bien autour d'elle, en vraie croyante. Dans moins d'une heure, elle connaîtra sa première affectation. Ce qu'elle ignore, c'est que commence la pire journée de sa
A Perfect Mess
Series: Hope Parish Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Coming of age
I know what you did last summer. Aubree Walker, the perfect girl most likely to succeed, is sure there’s only one person who knows what she did.
Sparks in the Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,310. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013 by Wayne Borean. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Coming of age
Prince Arnziel Kenacyen has a problem. He's pretty sure his brother, the Emperor is trying to kill him.
Beep! Beyond the Frogpond and Back
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Plowshare Media. Categories: Fiction » 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 » 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 » 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 » Coming of age
Thoughtful, prose style haiku and tanka with photos