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The Art of Letting Go
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
For eighteen years, Camille has watched her son, Michael, grow up and has loved him more than anyone else. Now, when Michael joins the army, she must learn to let him go, even if it hurts.
Love & Darts
Series: On Impulse, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award Entry of Note Honorable Mention at the 2012 Paris Book Festival You'll be entranced by these twenty-four stories as Nath Jones finds her way into this fun and biting life. She does not shy away from mortality but conducts you from the kaleidoscopic moment when a toddler loses her innocence to the last breath an old man takes in a rowboat at sunrise.
Small Town Glory
Price: Free! Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
With a video camera in his hand and the haunting images in his head of a friend being pulled from an icy river, Eli sets off to film a documentary and, in the process, unearths harrowing truths about life in a small town.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Young Ernie Hemingway's Advice for Teens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
Young Ernest Hemingway gives his take on teen life and his heros in the early 1900s.
STOLEN IN PARIS: The Lost Chronicles of Young Ernest Hemingway: Wilderness Escape; Running from Turdface, Game Warden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ernest Hemingway and his sister make to the forest for what is expected to be an experimental trip: Can you stun a deer by simply glancing the bullet off it's skull? The inquisitive minds find something in the woods that they were not expecting!
Purity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,470. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In PURITY, the darkest force is love. From award-winning author Douglas Clegg comes a dark psychological thriller of dangerous obsession."Douglas Clegg turns the screws dexterously in this sleek, multifaceted suspense story...in a vacation paradise saturated in alcohol, entitlement and hypocrisy..." - Publisher's Weekly.
Spacecraft
Price: Free! Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is not a book -it’s a scam. It’s the story of Nick, a seventeen year old weed-smoking, acid-eating, suburban nihilist dropout who accidentally stumbles across an idea that is truly revolutionary. In this text you will find arguments against art, money, sobriety, religion, education, and the rule of law.
Lawrence
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A simple youth takes a stand for animals and gays. Note: Jon began writing the novelization of this tale in December, 2012 and is 70,000 words into the project, i.e., 85 - 90% through a first draft, as of October 5, 2013.
2000 Deciduous Trees: Memories of a Zine
Series: On Impulse, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
2000 Deciduous Trees is an exploration of individual experience selected from Nath Jones’s ‘90s zine, The Skirt. The writing resists losing its balance during a time when gas was cheap and no one drove slowly on the cusp of a new millennium. The voice yearns for change. But nothing can be done in a twenty-something world where one-night stands get forgotten with execution-style murders.
The Last Summer
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A nostalgic look at a high school summer romance from the point of view of an abused young man, whose upbringing prevents him from expressing his true feelings to the young girl he loves with all his heart. A painful, touching story of what happens to us when all we know is abuse and neglect.
Question Authority I
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: German. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
„Das oberste Ziel eines jeden freiheits- und verantwortungsbewussten Menschen kann immer nur sein, Manipulation zu unterlaufen, Informationen zu beschaffen und zu veröffentlichen ...“
Here
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Twenty-four year-old Sam Henderson is asked to housesit La Porte Grise, a Gothic Revival mansion, and invites Michelle Lowery to stay with him. When Michelle keeps seeing a face staring out from a fourth floor window - a face belonging to someone no one can find or explain - Sam begins to ponder whether Michelle is losing her grip on reality or if La Porte Grise hides a secret all its own.
The Night Budda Got Deep in It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,090. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Urged on by the voice of his dead mother, 15-year-old Budda Jessico runs away to Kentucky to search for his foster sister Addie. Instead of Addie, Budda crosses paths with her blood kin, including three drug-running brothers out for vengeance. A shipment of Oxycontin has disappeared, and so has Addie.
I Didn't Mean to be Kevin: a novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by OW Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jackson Jacoby is a motherless twenty-two year old boy with only the support of his crazy ex-military Uncle Marve and a kindred motherless peer named Creg. Creg holds fast to the hope of one day reuniting with his mother while Jackson maintains that his own life is so much better off without all the baggage that comes along with being somebody’s son.
Harmony House
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A moving story about a young man trapped in the turmoil of a family that has gone astray. Harmony House won first place in Dailey Swan Publishing’s 2011 Short Story Contest. Hundreds of stories were submitted from all across the country. The top forty were chosen and posted on Dailey Swan Publishing’s website and scribd.com. The winners were decided by reader choice.
Butterfly Jar
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,070. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 1 review)
With all the rhythm, poetry, and pain of a Black girl's childhood in South Central LA, Jalondra Davis tells the story of Tanis Sutton, who dreams of having happy parents, straight hair, and an ice-cream colored house on the west side of town. In this coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the LA 92 riots, Tanis struggles with first boyfriends, schoolyard cliques, and family secrets.
Ironic Diatribe: Tired
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012 by Kimichee. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Four childhood friends and their families as they battle the horrors of teenager-hood and life.
Esmeralda and the Breeze
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by C.M. Simpson Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Esmeralda and the Breeze: is a short story in the magic realism genre centered around a young woman finding her place in a world that largely rejects her. It is approximately 1,800 words in length. This short story is the third story in An Anthology of Those Who Walk Among Us,which contains extra content and released in late July 2012.
Treehouse
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Fatherhood: Does Kenneth have what it takes? And what is "it," anyway? The story of a modern American dad.
The Cisco Kid in the Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the Bronx, on a street called Rogers Place, Mario Ortega grows up remembering his childhood in Puerto Rico. We follow him into early manhood as he weaves the cultural strands of the past with those of an urban present in New York City.