Fiction » Coming of age

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
Paper Ghosts
Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
There are stories of love, stories of loss. Stories you wouldn't think are real, and yet they are, of course they are, because the people who lived them are here to tell them. Stories of letting go, stories of moving on. Stories of second chances. Stories of people looking for something.Ghost stories, caught on paper to be real.
Hello, Emptiness
Series: Diamonds, #8. Price: Free! Words: 3,770. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
The sound of breaking glass wakes Colin and brings him downstairs, where he discovers a boy called Joe. Then the boy begins telling the story of what has brought him there that night, and Colin realises how much he has in common with the painfully lost young man and how sometimes we can find help from the least likely person in the least likely of circumstances.
Dear Bette Davis
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bette Davis ruined my life. Well, Bette Davis and Howard Hawk's 'The Big Sleep'. This is the story of my childhood.
ПО ТУ СТОРОНУ КУКУРУЗНОГО ПОЛЯ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: Russian. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Classics
Двум неразлучным подругам родом из одного детства суждено встретиться двадцать лет спустя после того, как они расстались в ранней юности. Автор, одна из подруг, летит на западный край Америки с надеждой встретиться вновь со своим счастливым детством. Она еще не знает, что потеря и горькое разочарование ожидают ее на другом конце далекого материка.
A Fish Story of Larry, Pops and Me
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A short story about a boy dealing with the death of his grandfather.
The Red Fox Bible
Price: Free! Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It is the summer of 1969—the year mankind first set foot on the moon. "The Red Fox Bible" chronicles twelve year old Bobbie's journey into the baptismal waters of a Southern Baptist Church as he struggles with his own beliefs about evolution.
Midnight Burgers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
On the 25th anniversary of Midnight Burgers (a local, family-owned diner), the power goes out. The customers inside respond in different ways to transform into a collective memorable night.
The Red Chair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,970. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A short story of young teenage girl coping with making a huge decision in her life with the help of a most unusual friend. And her Dad learning about his Daughter as she goes through this journey.
Seeing Scarlet Volume One: Passages of Youth
Series: Seeing Scarlet, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
(Character ages: 8-12) Three short stories about coming of age: "Waves", "Winter's Garden" and "Fishing for Kisses". Were you ever a tomboy? Did you wish you could change your position in the family? Did you have your heart broken at early age by your best friend? Then you can relate to Scarlet. Escape to Narragansett, Rhode Island and enjoy some fresh new shorts, this summer!
Kicking Stones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Coming of age
A man returns to his old neighborhood and relives memories of the weeks following his mother's death when he was 13.
A Quick Guide to Cecilia
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 2 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 130. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Coming of age
The novel “Cecilia” by Frances Burney is subtitled “Memoirs of an Heiress.” It was first published in the year 1782. The story of the novel is set in 1779.
Crazy Boy: Marvey's Monkeys
Price: Free! Words: 10,080. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Coming of age
Brilliant, angry Dee is wealthy Rialto’s demon child, a fallen angel still surprisingly walking the earth at 18—this despite a mother who connives for his destruction and a school that treats him as an escaped Ebola virus. One bright morning Dee is again betrayed, and his years of abuse, addiction and psychosis become a chisel of cold white rage that metes out an exquisite revenge on his betrayer.
Trail of Tears, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
"That was the first time that I really began to think of myself as different. My mother pushed her ideas into my head until I was backed into a corner with only my family to keep me company. It was a lonely place to be." It's not easy being different, and Ana struggles to balance life between her Cherokee ancestry and the life of a typical child in a small town.
Shame, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The neighbors were tolerant and intrigued by my mother. Even when she and my father were standing in the front yard yelling and swearing at each other, they would look the other way and still smile at my mother when they passed her on the street the next day.
Pocahontas, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I could not wait for my mother to see the play. She would be proud of having me for a daughter. People would tell her that she should take me to Hollywood, that I had natural talent. Then I would be famous, it would not matter what other people thought about her, my mother would go back to just being my mother because of my fame and fortune.
Off the Reservation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
I don’t care what any of them say, John Lennon is the greatest man that ever lived. I played my Beatles records all day and tried not to pay attention as more and more of the young men in town were drafted and sent off to the jungles. It was crazy times and you could just feel the surge of change in the air and I wanted desperately to be a part of it.
Fairy Dust, A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
In the summers though, Momma would get distracted by her vegetable garden and planters of petunias. She didn’t get sad as often and was always humming when she made breakfast. I was free to stay down the street at Rose’s for days or even weeks on end, even Ana would join us. The three of us nicknamed Aunt Summer’s house “camp do what you want”.
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,610. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by Sharaya Lee. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Sigfrid The Dragon Slayer - The Ultimate Warrior Meets The Ultimate Dragon For Sigfrid to gain the hand of Princess Karimhild, King Gunther demands that the young man slay Fafnir, a monstrous dragon. Soon Sigfrid realizes that the weapons of this dragon consist not mainly of claws and fire, but of magic and imagination. Soon he doubts his sanity...
Luke's Journal: A Companion to The Summer of No Regrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
17-year-old Luke Geoffrey is hiding out—or at least, that’s the plan. A tiny rural town seems the perfect escape from all the people who want little pieces of him. But when Luke is rescued from a mountain lion by a girl with green eyes, his heart turns upside down. Now his two worlds are crashing together. Should he tell Brigitta his secrets? Or will knowing them only drive her away