Fiction » Literature » Coming of age

The Chicken House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Life in a chicken house really wasn’t foul. The old chicken house held more than just his grandparent’s treasures. It held a treasure trove of memories as well.
At the Soups
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
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, suffocating. She had told her dad, time and again, that she could not breathe, but he would never listen. Would never listen. Well, she had warned him.
Move (YA Contemporary)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When her feet are bleeding and her heart is breaking, Dallas must find the strength to go on.
A Confession
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
There are many reasons for lying. Most of them bad ones. No, let me rephrase that: All of them bad ones.
The Makeout Machine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
It was the last summer of my childhood. In the early 1970s, we had a hippie as a lifeguard at the neighborhood pool. My friends and I thought he was so cool, and we called his van "The Makeout Machine". When one of us had a bad accident and he came to the rescue, I learned that grownups can't always fix everything. That was when I started to grow up. Short Story - 8,300 words
La bonne mort
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: French. Published: September 27, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Religious
Maurras soulève dans cette nouvelle des thèmes universels : la religion et à travers elle le doute religieux ainsi que la question du mal sur laquelle chacun de nous s’interroge avec plus ou moins de scandale et d’anxiété. Préface de Boris Cyrulnik.
Tales From A Tiny Thai Table
Price: Free! Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The night before the morning after. Can this small Thai restaurant be the setting to a monumental moment in four peoples lives? Each person has their own story and an entire life ahead of them. But is something about to happen that will change their lives forever? These four young twenty-something’s aren’t aware, but their futures hang in the balance.
A Passion to Perform
Series: Theatre Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short - (barely 2000 words so don't look for Gone with the Wind!) Johnny is a young man burning with ambition to perform on stage. He's sure the Regent Theatre is the place where his dreams will be realised, so he auditions for the lead in Romeo and Juliet and receives help from an unexpected source.
Habeas Equus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Just before a man reports to prison, he and his sons have to deal with a dead horse.
How to Impersonate a Man
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Mahli Malthus Milton Dawson's idyllic childhood is suddenly interrupted by the untimely loss of his father. Dawson recounts his father's life, passing, and the effect of the loss on the people in his life. He contemplates love, life, death, grief, and he reflects on what it means to become the man of the house.
The Magic Swing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
From the perch of a magic swing a boy can see anything he wants to see. One wonderful summer Ricky’s father installed a swing in the back yard. There was magic in that swing. Ricky found he could see marvelous things as he soared on its wings.
Grown Fast and Hard
Price: Free! Words: 4,940. Language: American English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Western
Life is full of twists and turns, as the saying goes, but you never know when that life-altering event is coming at you. Some twists can turn out very fortunate, while others ... let's just say, there are others you wished you hadn't had to endure. Life can be a tough teacher, and the test tougher yet. Grown Fast and Hard - A contemporary short story set in the American West.
Dreaming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Inspirational
Jack is close to death and has a final message that he would like to deliver to his grandson, Ted. It's a message about being a man, what it means, and how he himself took the hard road to learning that being a man isn't everything you are taught to believe it is. Sometimes it's as simple as following a dream.
Three Nights Everywhere
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
With the backpacking trip of a lifetime winding down, Ulrike finds herself desperate to avoid a return home to reality. Fate intervenes in the form of The Guide, who offers a package deal too good to be true: the chance to keep going, all the way to Everywhere. Ulrike's only concern is whether choosing a life on the trail will feel worth The Guide's commission to be paid in the end.
Woodsmen
Price: Free! Words: 2,640. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
In this woodland tale by the author of The Mighty Roman and Trips `n’ Trials of a Down, Beat Dad, an estranged father and his fifteen–year–old son take to the woods.
Hide and Seek: A Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
One winter's night two young girls venture out into a snowy neighborhood to play a game of hide and seek. Only one will return home safely. But which will it be? From the author of the bestselling novella The Sickroom comes a dark story about the weight of loss the importance of friendship and the courage of letting go.
A conversation with God-Unlocking the Truth
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Children’s books » Books & Libraries
“You are a soul & Your Father is Supreme Soul. Now He has come on Earth-To destroy this old age & to lay the foundation of a new Golden age.”  
Sunshine
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Fiction Lake. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ozone depletion has made the sun deadly. Society has changed to adapt to the danger, living nocturnally. Amanda is a teenage girl dealing with life on this scorched world. She will soon be evacuated from her home and transported to a new country, where the days will be shorter. She's plagued by the horrid possibility that the only man she's ever loved will not be able to go with her.
The Apple Tree Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
Malbec & Maluco
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Maluco, a Brazilian in his late-twenties, works as staff of a hostel, thriving in the carefree party lifestyle and avoiding adulthood best he can. When Malbec, an Argentine bohemian with a guitar-case full of sincerity shows up, their worldviews collide, forcing each to reconsider his chosen path.