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Mr. November
By Saul Tanpepper
Series: A Menagerie of Macabre Mini-Fiction, Book 3. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hoping to finally reconcile the memory of his brother’s horrific death, a man returns to his childhood hometown and the house that has haunted him since that long-ago Halloween night. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Mr. November is at once a ghost story, a coming-of-age tale, and a tribute to a favorite American pasttime.
The Sad Day
By Tim Girard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Cowboy came into their lives bombs fell. Enduring the war two little boys sought refuge in their action figures while desperately trying to avoid the pitfalls of the war.
Awake in the Mad World
By Damon Ferrell Marbut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Awake in the Mad World follows several young writers out of college as they face the challenge of entering an American culture and workforce seemingly uninterested in those searching for ways to define themselves by their passions. Grady Harp writes, "Marbut seems to be sharing...that likely the only valid path to discovering a meaningful reality is to rely on the exercise of dreaming...
Our Kingdom of Dust
By Leonard Kinsey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Bamboo Forest Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(3.00 from 1 review)
A modern fairy tale from the bestselling author of "The Dark Side of Disney". Man-child Blaine McKinnon is brilliant, wealthy, and completely alone. After an emotional breakdown, Blaine starts a new life at the only place he was ever truly happy: Walt Disney World. But he soon finds that just below the surface of his childhood paradise lies a kingdom corrupted by drugs, violence, and deceit.
My favorite sin: Alternate Version 1
By Mirvan Ereon
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
for Sandalphon The first kiss is always the sweetest. And the most sinful? In case you are wondering who is that yummy guy in the photo, that is MEEEEE! =P yes, it's unbelievable but a young gay Filipino writer as sexy as that really exists =P
Ryerson
By Rob Duder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
David Emerson's life is shattered when his father is stricken with a fatal stroke. He returns to the small town where he grew up and reunites with his two childhood best friends and the first girl he ever loved. Now, as he reminisces growing up in the sixties, David will have a life changing experience, face his fears, reconnect lost relationships, and find himself in the place he grew up.
Grits & Grace
By Dara Harper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Historical
This coming of age story follows 15-year-old Natalie Tillman's journey from Thomasville, Georgia to the Motor City in 1959. She and her parents move into a crowded west side flat with six other family members. When the unthinkable happens, Natalie is forced into adulthood. Her tale reveals the consequences of honesty and the burden of heroism.
Dreamers
By Margaret C. Murray
Price: $2.98 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Coming of Age Love Story of the '60s
Accidental Poetry
By M. H. Schwab
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A memoir about a night long ago, and my attempt to write a poem about it.
World of the Innocent
By Nadine Keels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,990. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A journey to recapture human innocence. Prior to the beginning of their unlikely relationship, Jhoi, a poetic and guarded young woman, could not imagine having anything to do with a brilliant but strange, admired performer like Jaxon. Yet, through the counsel of a shrewd old neighbor, Jhoi will discover the link between navigating intimate friendship and becoming a steward of an era.
The Statue and the Stones
By Gerard O'Keeffe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,150. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young man seeking to build a life on Gran Canaria discovers that his own family history is tied up with his new home. From Northern Ireland during the Troubles to the tourist towns of the Canary Islands today, Gregory Sheridan follows a trail of love and betrayal, and family secrets kept through the generations...
My Indian Queen
By J.M. Moris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One guy. One girl. One magical summer. Both of them on the verge of adulthood, both of them hopelessly lost. He loves her, his fiery Indian queen, but does she feel the same? And what will happen when summer wanes into fall?
Know Not Why: A Novel
By Hannah Johnson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
0.75 star(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Howie gets a job at a hokey arts ‘n crafts store to meet girls. Instead, he meets Arthur. Sure, Arthur is smart and charming and has distractingly magnificent eyelashes, but there’s no getting away from one troublesome fact: he’s a dude. And Howie, who’s spent the past twenty-two years being strictly unexceptional, isn’t about to shake up his whole (mediocre) existence now. ... Right?
A Child Out Of Alcatraz
By Tara Ison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Foreverland Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
“Searingly original, brutal, unique. Tara Ison is unquestionably an important new voice in American fiction.” —Carolyn See, author of The Handyman “A fascinating and wonderfully evocative first novel about life on Alcatraz – seen through the eyes of a little girl growing up on the Rock in the 1950s. A compelling story, richly evoking a time and place.” —Kirkus Reviews
Summer Rain
By Jon Konrath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 221,040. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
John Conner has lost his girlfriend, his job, a scholarship, and has been kicked out of college. Instead of retreating back to his parents’ basement and a life of mediocrity and factory labor, he decides to stay the summer in the college town of Bloomington, Indiana.
Some Lessons In Gaelic
By McCawley Grange
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When an eleven-year-old English boy arrives in Southern Ireland, walking on his hands and quoting Shakespeare, the natives begin to treat him with suspicion. The town he finds himself in is a small mid-century (1950) maelstrom of snobbery, nationalism, sexual repression and quaint quintessential Irish intolerance, presided over by a clergy, discharging duties of guidance and tutelage.
Dinky's Demise
By Kelli Jae Baeli
Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
She was fearless and he wanted to be fearless.
Writer Rob Strangle Explains Why Ace Cola Sucks
By Cliff Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dunkerron Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Forced to defend his position on Ace Cola, ninth-grader Rob Stangle hands off the task to his alter ego, the imaginary author Cliff Stone. Cliff will stop at nothing to get at the truth, barreling headlong toward a confrontation that will shake the foundation of Rob's world, tearing loose on a meta-fictional voyage of discovery into the heart of a strange mystery Rob doesn't dare face alone.
At the Ditch in the Center of the Universe
By Geraldine Glodek
Price: Free! Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Geraldine Glodek. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
It's 1959. Tim Giovannini, whose family made it out of the mines and factories of Pennsylvania, wants nothing to do with kids whose parents still come home with dirty hands. He has a chance to go to the Buddy Holly concert in Iowa with Hal Jones, the laces of whose sneakers Tim does not feel fit to loose. Hal can't stomach Tim, but a ride to Iowa in Tim's dad's car is his only way to get there
Die Tiefschläger
By Peter Fladl Martinez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Kriminalkomödie über einen Frühpensionisten, den Mann der seinen Job bekommen hat, die Sekretärin und so manche andere...