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At the Soups by Rowan Wolf
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Can you be smothered by love? Is there really such a thing? To her mind, yes, there definitely was such a thing and she was feeling the brunt of it, suffocatingly so. She had told her dad, time and again, that she could not breathe, but he would never listen, would not listen. Well, she had warned him.
Past Lives by Kate Pavelle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2018 by Mugen Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Beth Carmichael leaned on her sword cane, surveying Josh’s gleaming framing shop with satisfaction. Beth knew margins were slim, but her favorite fosterling managed quite well. She liked hunting down rare antique finds for him – just to make sure he did. Too bad he was taking her for granted. A heartwarming short story where an ancient soul schools one quite young in Kate Pavelle’s Crone World.
Ambergris: An Electric Eclectic Book by Rush Leaming
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
As part of The Electric Eclectic literary initiative out of the U.K. comes a new short story from American author Rush Leaming: An uncertain 22-year-old stepping out of his comfort zone. An elderly woman with a vibrant past on a long ride home. They cross paths on a bus trip along the U.S. Southeastern coastline, a journey that takes both of them on a shocking and unexpected ride.
The Woes of Many by Marc Larue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In The Woes of Many, Marc Larue introduces you to a collection of three diverse stories and snarky individuals that deal with facing adversity in mundane circumstances.
The Fear Emily's Chapbook by ValkyrieKerry Kelly
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
A sentimental, emotional and amusing portrayal of teenage angst told through the eyes of a 16 year old girl with anxiety: Emily Land.
Billy and Darla (A Maddox Men Story) by Jay Lemming
Price: Free! Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
18-year-old Billy Maddox is heading to Tucson’s Motel 6 for a night of mindless fun with his ex-girlfriend. He quickly finds, though, that Darla Littlefield's penchant for trouble-making has steered him on a collision course with local law enforcement. Billy and Darla, a short story from Jay Lemming's Maddox Men series, shows one young man's journey to maturity over the course of a single night.
The Red Handle by Franz Drollig
Price: Free! Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Coming of age
Facing the failure of the government to fix the refugee crisis in the European city of Düsselstein, a factory worker, a second-generation Muslim immigrant and a neo-Nazi team up to solve the problem for real… but not like you’d expect.
Needy Girls #1 by Huck Pilgrim
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by Huck Pilgrim Presents. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
This book contains the full text of Gabby Needs a Gangster, Jennifer Needs a Job and Marley Needs a Meal.
The Dirty Trick by Huck Pilgrim
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by Huck Pilgrim Presents. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An innocent girl, five young men, and a jealousy plot. Will Becca make it through the night?
Scandalous: An Owen Family Story by Marsha Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Coming of age
Young Julianna Owen didn't think flirting with Parley Morgan at the barn raising would lead him to put his hands where they ought not to be. Worse yet, her sister discovers them. Parley abandons her, running off into the woods. Scandalous shines a light on teen hormones run amok during a trying time in the Owen family's story, as it ties up a loose thread from Spinster's Folly.
A Fool's Journey: Book III, The Empress by Mark Pannebecker
Series: A Fool's Journey. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Eighteen-year-old Benjamin Porter is solitary, brooding, and insecure after his recent betrayals. But in the spring, when Benjamin meets Emma Patricce, the head ornamental horticulturist at Patricce’s Nursery, his journey takes a decisive turn. But the first woman Ben has ever loved can only cultivate his mind and spirit so far; the rest is up to him.
Spact Cadets: Graduation by Steven Jon Halasz
Series: Space Cadets. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Coming of age(3.00 from 1 review)
The six friends whose first-year project at Space Academy resulted in a "breakthrough" are poised to graduate and enter one-year internships at various sites around the solar system. But the onslaught of families arriving for the celebration, anxieties over grades and internship appointments, and a recalcitrant AI, combine to create a commencement that no one will ever forget.
Dad Was Out To Ruin My Life by Gene La Viness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,750. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A country boy’s life becomes more complicated than he could imagine when his family moves to town.
Brunch by Thomas M. Willett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Coming of age
As a family travels home for the Christmas season, they come across a series of hurdles (including forest fires and unruly shipmates) that delays them from getting there in time. As the days drag on, they begin to wonder if the holiday season is truly ruined.
The Thought Dial by Paul Vitols
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When sixteen-year-old John Pulkis loses the concert tickets that were to give him the courage he needs to ask Sue Nielsen for a date, he considers desperate remedies. Loosely based on real-life events in Vancouver in 1975 and dedicated to the memory of an inspiring high-school teacher, The Thought Dial is a reminder that teenage life can be passionate—and the stakes can be high.
New Beginnings by Brianna Holbrook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
New Beginnings by Brianna Holbrook is a collection of three flash fictions about the challenges that come along with life. These dramatic tales explore how a tormented soul can adapt to a new world, and how mistakes sometimes cost more than you think.
Back Bay by Cherime MacFarlane
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Coming of age
Back Bay - Second Place PGP Best Short Story 2015 A short story. The Back Bay only has one family living there. She can't keep going by herself. With her grandfather getting too old to help, it's time to move on. A discovery while gathering seaweed and limpets gives her food for thought.
Ascent by Brian Ewuzie
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Duru and his father leave the ruins of their city and head for the mountain, where the gods live. When Duru discovers that he's alone, he's forced to make a difficult decision. A fearsome, unexpected stranger makes the decision harder and the outcome uncertain.