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Julia by Karleah Olson
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: Australian English. Published: October 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 1 review)
Julia is a young, whimsical story about an outcast named Elliot who wants nothing more than to have a true friend. When he meets Julia, he feels he has finally found one. But Julia is not all that she seems.
The Empathy Circuit by Samuel Clift
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The world can be a very strange and alienating place. Jen has known this all her life, and at last she may have found someone else who knows it too. But time is fleeting, as Jen is all too aware, and no matter how desperately she wants to prevent its passing, it seems she never can. Perhaps the answer lies within the grandfather clock…
Albert's Christmas (Bumpkinton #4) by Matthew Drzymala
Price: Free! Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
There’s a Christmas crisis in Bumpkinton. The clock is ticking, and Fathers Whitworth O’Grady and Harrison Stawker are running out of time to find someone for a very special job. As they race around the inaugural Christmas Markets looking for the right man to fill some very big black boots, their search is thwarted at every turn by protests, flirty florists, and a vindictive journalist.
Bittersweet (Bumpkinton #2) by Matthew Drzymala
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
When Venetia was a little girl, her grandpa would regale her with magical tales of the shop he used to own in the mysterious village of Bumpkinton. But when he died, the tales died with him. 30 years later Venetia resolves to find the shop, but has she bitten off more than she can chew?
Last Christmas (Bumpkinton #1) by Matthew Drzymala
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Father Whitworth O'Grady is tired of the same old Christmas Eve ritual. A ritual that consists of watery vegetable soup and a game of cribbage with the ageing Father Stanton. When Father Stanton catches a nasty cold and has to decline a generous invitation to a meal with the Summers-Day family, Father O'Grady feels no guilt in popping along without him.
Not in Futility by Kate E Brown
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: Australian English. Published: October 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 3 reviews)
"...happy snaps, confirming one after another, that pregnancy and parenthood is beautiful, fateful and, ultimately, easy." Modern-day living promotes choice, but what happens when your body contradicts your decisions? As Lauren and Daniel commit to growing their family, they quickly learn that nothing about conception is easy.
School for Angels by Elizabeth Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Short Story When thirteen year-old Joey Callahan gets in trouble, he is sent to the School for Angels instead of Juvenile Detention. There he meets up with Sister Frances, a nun who keeps a watchful eye over him. When Joey is asked to help serve meals to the homeless, he grudgingly shows up. There he meets Sophie, a six-year-old who desperately needs someone to watch over her.
The Ghost of George Washington by Arthur Bliss
Price: Free! Words: 9,980. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
In this short story by acclaimed Washington writer Arthur Bliss, six college freshman face an unexpected crisis in the forest ahead of the 2016 American presidential election. Will what they discover change how they view themselves and their country?
A Haunted Soul by Meredith Miller
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Tracey is haunted by many, many issues between her and her mother. This tale is all about how they resolve things and go back to having a happy relationship. Well, it also concerns a boy with stars on his shoes, but Tracey's mum wouldn't like us mentioning that.
The Feels by Jamaak Morris
Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three of Jamaak Morris’s many short stories that involve love, determination, strength, and forgiveness. The different protagonist in the different stories found the courage to do what is needed of them.
The Golden Child by Daniel Clayton
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Stephen Pendleton sees his childhood repeating himself. His brother, Ken, who was given everything as the eldest child while Stephen, the youngest, was neglected and abused. He's tried to put that behind him and move on with his life, but when he sees his younger nephew going through the same things, he finds himself reliving the past and his darkest impulses.
Limelight by David Neth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
For Jay Owens, being a celebrity was exactly what he wanted: to be the center of attention. But when his estranged wife delivers some unexpected news, their staged marriage threatens to crumble, putting his career at risk yet again.
Killing Myself by Ulf Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
I tried to kill myself in the sixties. I wasn’t very good at it. And the thing about Aspirin is that 121 of them will not kill you. Not even close. They will, however, make your ears ring, and if you stage this perfectly, they will also accomplish the purpose of suicide: make them feel good and guilty. Leaving you in control.
A Cardboard Box by Jessica McKenzie
Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: British English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Female authors, Fiction » Coming of age
The journey of life encompasses many memories. The act of collecting them together as we form our own identity can be perhaps be considered somewhat like gathering our poignant moments in the box of our minds. What's inside your box? 'A Cardboard Box' is a small collection of poetry relating to themes of relationships, identity and coming of age.
The Divine Imprint: A Novel by Miquiel Banks
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Coming of age
Part Memoir and Part Essay, The Divine Imprint is a coming-of-age story that follows a Narrator’s journey across Florida as he experiences a self-revelation in Warm Mineral Springs and colorful flags on a boring Sunday.
Stuck in the 80s: A Novel by Miquiel Banks
Price: Free! Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Part Memoir and Part Documentary, Stuck in the 80s elevates the ceiling of both art forms and becomes what MB terms as “Mood Writing.” He defines it as “a new form of writing that allows the reader to do more than see or feel, the reader EXPERIENCES the event.” We ask you to join MB in this coming-of-age tale involving Atlanta, Driving, Romance, Nostalgia, and the 80s.
A Boy’s Life by David Halliday
Series: The Invisible Man. You set the price! Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A Boy's Life is a novelette, Part of a multi series of books under the banner THE INVISIBLE MAN. Mackenzie Philips is a young boy dealing with school, bullies, girls, and boredom. But Mackenzie harbours a terrible secret, one that he cannot share. Threatened by bigger boys, teachers, and the police, Mackenzie is afraid of only one person... God.
Case at Adenwood Academy by Rachel J. Clay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,320. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
Abbey and her tomboy sister Case think all their dreams have come true when their family win the lottery. What they didn’t expect was to be sent to an exclusive boarding school with girls that just don’t like them. Desperate to get themselves home again, the girls go on a mission to get themselves into trouble, until a new friend goes missing and they may just have the only clue to what happened.
The Billionaire Boss's Temptation 3: Surrender to Love by Lexi Black
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016 and represented by H.J. Yang. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » New adult
The hot, sweet steam that rises from the fresh cup of tea clenched between my fingers, helps clear my blocked, swollen sinuses a little. I gaze down at the wooden kitchen table top through burning, blurry eyes, my vision fuzzy and distorted through the last of the tears I’ve been crying for God knows how long.
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